The Honourable Fucknet for Bedworth

As was amply demonstrated during the debate on the abortion amendments to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, the Conservative Party has more than its fair share of mouth-breathing morons festering away on its backbenches but for sheer unadulterated fucknuttery even Nadine Dorries struggles to live down to […]

Simon Singh and the Daubert Standard

Coming on top of the lifting of Carter-Ruck’s attempt to gag The Guardian on behalf of Trafigura, yesterday’s news that Simon Singh has now been granted leave to appeal Justice Eady’s perverse ruling on the meaning of the statements for which he’s being sued for libel by the […]

Trafigura and the Minton Report

As I reported last night, Carter-Ruck, one of a number of British law firms that specialise in so-called ‘media management’ – i.e. firing off libel writs and injunctions at the press to suppress adverse information about their wealthy clients – obtained an injunction which prevents the Guardian newspaper […]

Defending Parliamentary Privilege

I’ve noticed this, frankly, staggering report in  The Guardian The Guardian has been prevented from reporting parliamentary proceedings on legal grounds which appear to call into question privileges guaranteeing free speech established under the 1688 Bill of Rights. Today’s published Commons order papers contain a question to be […]

Exclusive: Second Tabloid Terror Threat Story Exposed as a Fake

On January 7th 2009, The Sun newspaper published a now notorious front page article, which alleged that Islamic extremists were using an online forum at to compile a ‘hit list’ of prominent British Jews. By the end of the following day, an investigation conducted by Tim Ireland […]