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David Cameron unveils plans to ban free speech and protest

David Cameron unveils plans to ban free speech and protest

The government has unveiled plans to ban anyone who criticises it from appearing on TV or protesting. Under the guise of protecting the public from ‘extremism’ the government proposal will allow police to vet the social media activity of “harmful” individuals and curb their right to speak at public events. The maximum sentence could be up to 10 years in[Read More…]

JP Morgan lost the details of 76 million users

Why JP Morgan data breach should worry us all

Over 76 million households may have had their details revealed to scammers and fraudsters, thanks to JP Morgan. In addition, eight million small business were exposed in a data breach in yet another farcical lack of security. It is the largest-known cyber-attacks to take place this year. The breach affected people who visited the firm’s websites, including Chase.com, or used[Read More…]

Obama describes war as ‘peace’

Obama describes war as ‘peace’

Barack Obama has launched his very own brand of doublespeak by defining war as “peace”. In an infamous ‘War is Peace’ speech, Obama claimed: “We must declare war on war, so the outcome will be peace upon peace”. Such a blatant redefinition of the English language and popular concepts has been criticised by many campaigners as yet another example of[Read More…]

MPs will be able to hide their expenses

MPs demand secrecy over public expenses while ordinary Brits subjected to more surveillance

MPs who are suspected of fiddling expenses will receive special protection under the law, it has been revealed. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority wants to withhold the names of those under investigation to save them from ‘reputational damage’. It also wants to raise MPs’ pay by 10 per cent and bar the public from hearings. While everyone else in the[Read More…]

Beatrice Morgan

Pensioner dies in care home after being hoisted into scalding hot bath

A recent case has helped to throw open the appalling level of care that some elderly people receive in ‘care’ homes across the UK. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently fined Greencroft Nursing Home after 88 year old pensioner Beatrice Morgan was lowered into a bath of scalding hot water, which resulted in her suffering severe burns to her[Read More…]