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Nadine Dorries: A Nightmare in Westminster.

 Daytime nightmares are the worst kind because you can’t wake up from them. All week, I’ve been haunted by an image that lodged in my brain on the day the Conservative MP for Mid-Bedfordshire, Nadine Dorries, was evicted from I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here. It is of a parliament entirely composed of … Continue reading

We know who you are, says Lord McAlpine. But do they? The BNP bloggers who duped the BBC.

Lord McAlpine appears to have come to a deal with BBC over the false child abuse allegations made against him by Newsnight.  His lawyer has warned those who outed him on the internet to come forward on the grounds that they “we know who you are”.  But do they.  I don’t think anyone has investigated … Continue reading

Newsnight is toast.

And so farewell then, George Entwhistle. The Head of Vision who didn’t see his own programmes, Twitter or, apparently, the Guardian newspaper, which on Friday revealed that Newsnight had falsely alleged that a senior Conservative politician from the Thatcher era had been a paedophile. Mr Entwhistle had only been Director General of the BBC for … Continue reading

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