Better late than never

by Stephen Tall on October 26, 2009

Some positive news today in the fight for justice for Gary McKinnon, the Asperger’s sufferer and alleged computer hacker who is facing extradition to the USA, a fate which it is believed could jeopardise his health:
The Home Secretary confirmed today that he had “stopped the clock” on proceedings to extradite the British alleged hacker Gary […]

Nick Harvey condemns “poor taste” Jimmy Carr

by Stephen Tall on October 26, 2009

The celebrity website eleven reports:
He’s never been known for his politically correct sense of humour, but comedian Jimmy Carr has incited the rage of MPs over a joke about wounded soldiers. … Audible gasps could be heard [at the Manchester Apollo on Friday night] when Carr quipped: “Say what you like about the servicemen amputees […]

Daily View 2×2: 26 October 2009

by Stephen Tall on October 26, 2009

2 Big Stories

Miliband backs Blair as EU President
Well, here’s a turn-up for the books – the man who was Tony Blair’s head of policy is now backing his former boss for the new post of President of the European Union. Who’d have thunk it? The BBC reports:

David Miliband has ruled himself out of taking a […]