What’s in a word?

There’s a rather interest piece of linguistic legerdemain on the Telegraph’s website: One in four babies born in the UK now have a foreign mother or father, Government figures have revealed. Office for National Statistics (ONS) data for the year to July 2006 showed the proportion of babies […]

The Great Firewall of Turkey

If you’ve booked a holiday in Turkey and had any thoughts of nipping out to a local cyber-cafe to catch up with your favourite blogs while you’re out there, then forget it. If the blog you’re after is hosted at wordpress.com then all you’ll see is this: “Access […]

Chindamo: What the Mail isn’t telling you.

The media driven furore over the decision of an asylum and immigration tribunal to rule out the deportation of Learco Chindamo on his eventual release from a 12 year sentence for the murder of Philip Lawrence, predictably, continues apace with the locus of the story having shifted from […]