Midweek 29th May 2024

Tuesday saw the first obvious Far Left attitude of the BBC in the General Election . A speech by Nigel Farage was censored – cut off – with the presenter describing him as ‘inflammatory ‘ . Hours later she – Guru Murphy – was forced to apologise on air . A clear breach of the balance the BBC espouses by the hour and a sign of things to come in the 39 days to the Election . Shameful .

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412 Responses to Midweek 29th May 2024

  1. Loobyloo says:

    20 y old man from London arrested for the murder of lesbian on Bournemouth beach. Place your bets..

    I will correct that to ‘over the murder’ as per Sky article. Sorry to sound harsh but these random murders are becoming too frequent and they are no longer shocking.


  2. Northern Voter says:

    Must have been a day tripper. Taking his knife to the seaside for the day.


  3. digg says:

    Raynor no charges…

    Boris forced out over a bottle of wine and cakes….

    Imagine if she had been a Tory!

    Cops and prosecutors couldn’t look more bent if they tried!

    This is becoming the new way of fighting politicians by getting the cops and courts onside to go after or ignore anyone depending on their party…see the Donald Trump and Hunter Biden pantomimes for clarification.


    • Mrs Kitty says:

      There was also the beer gate affair that she swore she wasn’t there until photos proved otherwise. Durham police let her off that time and now Stockport police falling into line.


    • tomo says:


  4. Sluff says:

    BBC playbook in full flow.

    The One Show.
    They start a feature with a comment about the ‘Cost of Living Crisis’. What? Inflation is down to 2.3% and the BBC are still peddling yesterday’s news. Clearly pushing the Labour narrative.

    Then the feature reveals itself. Two Muslim opticians have been giving out free glasses because of the cost of living crisis. Isn’t that nice?

    So. Absolutely no agenda whatever.


  5. Sluff says:

    Pointless. A Muslim couple.
    They get a question about Les Miserables. Guess what? They’ve just been to see it!

    They win through to the final. One of the options is Scandinavian Film directors. Amazingly one of them appears to be an expert on this. So they win the jackpot of £6000.

    What are the chances of that? On the BBC, very high indeed.


  6. Terminal Moraine says:

    A 90s throwback on R5 earlier today —

    Men’s mag Loaded is being brought back to life. I had no stake in the game, late 90s lad culture always seemed limited to me, but it was great fun listening to Naga bristle with indignation during her talk to new female editor Danni Levi, a Costa del Sol based fitness model. Danni is unashamedly confident men are still interested in bloke jokes and ogling beautiful women, albeit in a more refined guise for these times.

    Outrage highlights included: “What do red-blooded males bring to society”? She was also put out by the prospect of a return of what Levi called “good British humour”. You could hear the teeth grinding all the way from Manchester as Naga was forced to contemplate a nightmarish resurrection of Roy Chubby Brown on VHS and repeats of Mind Your Language rising from the graveyard of our misandrist and stifling culture.

    BBC impartiality was nowhere to be seen. Carry On Up The Munchetty?



    • Terminal Moraine says:

      Either by chance or by Google snooping and algorithms I just had this pop up… there’s a new role for Men’s Behaviour Change in the Oz government:

      Tim Richardson MP
      I want to share with you some pretty big news. Premier @JacintaAllanMP has asked me to serve as the Parliamentary Secretary for Men’s Behaviour Change, a national first.
      This is the first position of its kind in Australia and will focus largely on the influence the internet and social media have on boys’ and men’s attitudes towards women and building respectful relationships.



  7. JohnC says:

    UN resumes transporting aid via US-built pier after Gazans intercepted trucks

    This from last Friday when the pier had been open only a week.

    ‘Intercepted’ means ‘looted’. And they don’t look like crowds of desperate Palestinians to me, they look like fit young men who plan to sell it.

    Apparently of 16 trucks, 11 didn’t make it to the warehouse.


    What a surprise !. Did anyone doubt that this aid would be stolen ? – if not by looters then by Hamas.

    Of course I can find no story about this looting and the stopping of the trucks anywhere on the BBC. Obviously not the kind of thing they want us to know. The narrative is that Palestinians are poor, innocent victims.

    And now the whole pier has broken away and is out of action for the forseeable future.

    US Gaza pier knocked out of action by heavy seas

    No mention in the BBC report that it had just been reopened because of looting of course – which would seem an entirely relevant thing to include.

    What a top-notch f*ck up. The whole scheme sounded stupid from the start.

    But of course it was forced through by none other than Joe Biden proving that his gross incompetence combined with arrogance causing the bloodbath in Afghanistan was no fluke. And just like Afghanistan, he forced this one for personal political gain as well.

    The man is absolutely unfit for office.


    • Up2snuff says:

      JohnC, and if you believe what the BBC and the UN and its agencies tell you – which we do not – the Palestinians are on the edge of starvation in Gaza.


      • JohnC says:

        I’m still wondering what happened at midnight when that hospital was going to run out of fuel.


    • tomo says:

      Finland has too many Finns


      • MarkyMark says:

        Saudi has too many Muslims?
        Iran has too many Muslims?

        HA HA HA HA HAH!


  8. tomo says:


    • MarkyMark says:

      BBC report that zero LGBT farmers turned up and that they need more funding and drag queen races?!


    • Mrs Kitty says:

      @ Tomo 01.19 am Something else to look forward to on my birthday then, it’s bad enough that I’m going to officially be an OAP, that Lilibucks was born on the same date now if I want to go anywhere it’ll take forever. Might as well stay home with a bottle of gin. P.S. I support the farmers 100%.


  9. tomo says:


    • Fedup2 says:

      I wonder if there is anyone who thinks President Trump won’t be found guilty in this political show trial ? Any appeal will be held the day after and dismissed .

      If he were to be found not guilty another trial will start the day after . If Obama is uncertain about being able to fiddle the election count again when use show trials to reduce the candidates’ ability to campaign and get his message across …

      ..what happened to America ?


  10. JohnC says:

    Jeremy Bowen: Ukraine faces its worst crisis since the war began

    Bowens clearly been given the green light in Ukraine after a period of absence (for medical reasons I suspect). And he’s back in full swing with the lies.

    In this report he states:
    ‘Two guided bombs destroyed a DIY superstore and garden centre on Saturday afternoon when it was crowded with shoppers.’

    If anyone has seen the effect of just one of these bombs, Jeremy knows full well that there would be a LOT more than 12 dead if it were crowded with shoppers. It would be dozens or even hundreds.

    He goes on:
    Andrii took out his mobile and scrolled through photos of the superstore before the attack.
    “Look what beautiful flowers they had here. And not a single military man, everyone was a civilian.”
    Perhaps showing us that picture would have been useful here Jeremy as it is key to the whole thing. And what a convenient thing to say. It smacks of another made-up statement to counter all the reports is was being used as a military warehouse.

    He then rambles on with things like:
    ‘On the steps of the opera house teenage boys practised jumps on their skateboards and girls were recording TikTok dances on their phones. Inside the opera house, in a deep concrete basement, an orchestra was rehearsing for the music festival that the war has not stopped.’

    Thanks Jeremy – but in what way is that relevant ?.

    I’ve realised that all Bowen wants to do for this and all his Muslim terrorist reports is write his empathy-laden ‘masterpieces’ for his own ego. That’s why he immerses himself among those he can portray as ‘victims’. It’s 100% narcissism. The reports are actually all about virtue-signalling to compensate for his own huge mental deficiencies. Like all Lefties, you can sure he doesn’t actually give a shit about those he uses.


    • Guest Who says:

      War has changed a bit. Seems folk are over seduced by precision munitions.

      Orla and Alex upset shrapnel from the jeep with the terrorist leaders vapourised was next to one loaded with ammo.

      Now, if we are at war with Russia, defended by sea cadets from Getty, I am unlikely to be in B&Q of a Saturday getting a drone and some fertiliser


  11. tomo says:


    • Fedup2 says:

      From Wiki “The 77th Brigade is a British Army formation, created in January 2015 by renaming the Security Assistance Group which was created under the Army 2020 concept.Its broad purpose is to conduct psychological operations.It is based at Denison Barracks in Hermitage, Berkshire and became operational in April 2015.
      The brigade was named the 77th in tribute to the 77th Indian Infantry Brigade, which was part of the Chindits, an Indian Army guerilla warfare force led by Orde Wingate who used unorthodox tactics against the Japanese in Burma in World War II. The formation badge of the revived 77th shows a stylized lion known as a Chinthe in reference to the Chindits.”


    • MarkyMark says:

      “Behavioural Insights Team is now independent of the UK government”

      What is the Nudge Unit?
      The Nudge Unit was established in the Cabinet Office in 2010 by David Cameron’s government to apply behavioural science to public policy. Now owned partly by the Cabinet Office, by Nesta and by employees, it has operations across the world.

      Its chief executive is Dr David Halpern, former director of research at the Institute for Government, who is also the government’s What Works national adviser.

      Why ‘nudge’?
      It is called ‘nudge’ after the book by Richard Thaler (who went on to win the Nobel prize in economics) and Cass Sunstein which set out how people are not the rational economic actors beloved of conventional economic theory – but can be influenced by “choice architecture” into making better choices in their own interests.

      . . . . .

      but can be influenced by “choice architecture” into making better choices in their own interests.

      better choices – why decides it is a better choice?



      • Fedup2 says:

        Brain washing unit – right 77 brigade – eg minimising the sins (murders – rapes – fraud ) of Islam in the UK …

        Note to file -77 brigade


    • atlas_shrugged says:

      On the subject of 77 brigade don’t forget a dishonourable mention of the rock-apes at RAF Wyton.


  12. JohnC says:

    Corrections and Clarifications

    BBC News Channel
    28 May 2024

    ‘We heard live from Nigel Farage, honorary President of Reform UK, speaking at one of its election events. When coming away from the speech, our presenter said Mr Farage was using ‘customary inflammatory language’. This did not meet the BBC’s editorial standards for impartiality. The presenter later apologised on air to viewers and Mr Farage who publicly accepted the apology.’

    ‘In a question to the Foreign Secretary David Cameron our presenter asked about Israel attacking and murdering tens of thousands of innocent Palestinians. Shortly after the programme, Nick Robinson posted on X saying he could have been clearer that he was not expressing his own view or that of the BBC’s when he used the word “murders”: ‘

    ‘In an article about the Liberal Democrats’ spring conference we wrongly described the political party Reform UK as far-right when referring to polling.’

    It’s ridiculous that the BBC can make such politically biased comments on prime-time news then get away with an apology which nobody ever knows about unless other news media report it for them.

    Isn’t amazing how often they are in favour of the Leftist view ?. I thought they were supposed to be unbiased.


    • Fedup2 says:

      If someone with no knowledge of the State broadcaster just read through the errors and correction they’d see the pattern of anti right bias ….
      The BBC would claim that it only lets its mask slip occasionally …. It won’t be too worried in a few weeks because its political wing will be in power along with its’ terrorist wing and religion ….


      • Lefty Wright says:

        And hopefully next year The Donald will be in a position to kick some arse.


        • Fedup2 says:

          Lefty – the Obama Biden mafia is engineering a series of show trials throughout the campaign in democrat jurisdictions – if they don’t get him on this one it will be the next …..

          If he survives them they’ll put even more effort into fixed counts …..


    • MarkyMark says:

      Dear Winston Smith in the BBC Department of Truth paid under threat of prosecution,

      Can you tell me why you have not repeatedly reported on BBC radio and TV news 24/7 regarding the COVID vaccines trials data and results and UK Government’s emergency powers during COVID.

      An informed citizen is a happy citizen.

      Government emergency powers and coronavirus

      Children Under 12


      “Omission is the most powerful form of lie.” – George Orwell

      Mr H



    • DYKEVISIONS says:

      Apologies for banging on about Mrs Geeta Guru-Murphy and her obvious ‘conscious bias’ working at Al Beeb, but after a brief look at her husband ‘Philip Collins’ on Wiki it should be obvious why this woman should be presenting the news during the Election:-

      ‘He helped Sir Keir Starmer write his 2021 Conference speech.’

      and after leaving the Times:-

      ‘Thank you to everyone who has said kind things about the writing I did for The Times and will now do elsewhere. I’ve always wanted to be thought too left wing but never thought I would achieve it.’


  13. JohnC says:

    Israel’s operation in Rafah doesn’t cross US red lines – White House

    And once again the BBC go nowhere near questioning how Hamas are so firmly entrenched in a camp for displaced people.

    Is it run by the UN like all the others ? – they seem to specifically avoiding mentioning it now. For obvious reasons.

    ‘Videos of the incident posted to social media and analysed by BBC Verify showed multiple people with serious injuries.’

    Oh well done ‘BBC Verify’. How did you analyse them exactly ?. Just watch them ?.

    ‘There was no clear sign of a blast zone or crater, making it impossible to ascertain the cause of the incident.’

    Oh but it tells us a lot there ‘BBC Verify’. It tells us it wasn’t a bomb or a missile which most definitely would leave a crater. Then a process of elimination points to what the cause may well have been : the ignition of a fuel store and/or ammunition as already claimed for example. The fact you don’t state that is another whopping lie by omission from the BBC in favour of the terrorists.

    BBC Verify are a complete lie. They are there to verify or disprove agenda topics. If the conclusion is inconvenient, they ignore it.


  14. andyjsnape says:

    Daily stirring brought to you by the bbc


    Take a look at the video, some great actors

    bbc maybe a report on hamas, and why they build tunnels under hospitals, un buildings and populated areas!


    • Fedup2 says:

      What is unsayable is that Palestine is run by Islamic Hamas terrorists . Therefore the like of Ireland and Spain and Portugal recognising the existence of a terrorist state shows them for what they are . Were they bribed ?

      Obviously the likes of Ireland with terrorism in its’ ‘culture ‘ is the most likely to sympathise with Islamic hamas – but there should be a price . Will Islamic Hamas have a base – sorry – embassy in Ireland now where it can import weapons to fight the west ?


    • JohnC says:

      Even admitting that Hamas do that would be a huge leap forward andy.

      It is absolutely beyond doubt and the BBC have enough Gazan Muslim staff that they could easily verify it for themselves. But they don’t. Every single mention of Hamas fighting from within civilians has ‘Israels says that …’ around it to infer nobody else says it. But then that would enable the question of why the UN have allowed it – and they don’t want that. They might be replaced by a group who are not pushing the far-Left agenda.

      If the BBC and then the rest of the media put the pressure and disgrace onto Hamas which they deserve, world opinion would make them realise nobody supports them and they are doing it for nothing.

      But the likes of the BBC protect them and make out Israel are just bombing civilians. The question ‘Why did they bomb that place’ is never asked. We are just told they bombed it.

      And so the world is rallying around Hamas against the evil Israel and now they are getting rewarded for their terrorism by more countries officially recognising them as a state.

      The MSM – and especially the BBC – are absolutely drenched in the blood of those civilians. I am truly ashamed of them.


  15. Fedup2 says:

    Our Justin interviews a Diane abbot Hackney clone ( sounds just like her – same words – same weird style – about why the reds won’t let her be a red MP again .

    Abbot is a huge asset to the likes of Reform – every sentence is that of an imbicile – like her ‘maths ‘ and she is a reminder to those of the Right the reds really are …


  16. Nibor says:

    I was talking to a friend about the future of the BBC when the telly tax is abolished .
    He said it could be handed over to the Guardianistas ,the Daily Mirror etc all the clerisy of the left to broadcast what they want – because we wont pay for it anymore .

    I say it should be dismantled , abolished altogether .

    Firstly because there will be many people who wont realise (especially in the rest of the world ) that it is under this new (?) management . They will think its the BBC of old . Old old ,as it was in the 1940s . And believe what it says .

    Secondly the BBC is like a lot of other institutions and traditions – hollowed out and infested by Gramscians , and its important to bring this to light and show what they do . Let people be on their guard against future infiltration of anti democrats into institutions who are unaccountable . Cut off the pathway of the Long March through the institutions .


  17. Guest Who says:

    Ah, Twitter.

    How are the far-right dictating terms here?
    Geeta was right. She shouldn’t have to apologise for stating facts.
    We all have to stand up against racism.
    Come on @BBC, you have to do better.

    They are trying, Woodsie. See above. Greens on a race roll. #CCBGB

    Did someone mention race? Time to get a Vile expert on.

    If Diane Abbott was a White Jewish Woman @Keir_Starmer would NEVER treat her this way. But she’s Black. The Zionist Labour party wants her out. This is how you repay the 1st Black British Female MP after decades of inspiring service. The disrespectful, disgraceful & dehumanising treatment of Diane Abbott by @UKLabour is unequivocally, undeniably racist & viciously misogynoir. Starmer only restored the whip because of public outcry but his plan was always to ban her. Keir Starmer is a 2 faced lying double crossing political prostitute of the highest order.

    Comments, well…

    Shola, call me an old cynic, but back in the days before the grand parade of DEI, when people were actually hired based on merit, wouldn’t dear old Diane just be seen as not quite up to the task?
    Here are a few of Diane’s highlights for your perusal. Do let me know what you think.

    Great to have her back.


  18. MarkyMark says:

    14 years to enact Tory policies with Brexit bonus (free from EU for 8 years) and with majority in commons – and only now do they suggest conservative policies! HA HA HA HAHA!

    Your vote is important – for one day only! the other 14 years mean nothing.

    . . . . . .

    Cameron – “I will back the people’s decision.” day 1
    Cameron – “I quit.” day 2


  19. MarkyMark says:

    Vote for your councillor so we can win the war in Palestine ** *

    ** bins might not be emptied on time due to the conflict.
    * roads might have pot holes, but Palestine will prevail.

    . . . . . . . . .


    • Fedup2 says:

      If I recall there were 18 Islamic MPs in the parliament – I reckon cum the next election it will hit 50 plus – but I don’t think they’ll form an Islamic party because they’d rather take over from within – eg the emir of londonistan …


  20. JohnC says:

    You know, this is the kind of thing we see every day from the liar Left and the BBC’s misinformation specialists never go anywhere near them.

    ‘Donald Trump Says He’ll Stop All Electric Car Sales’

    This is Gizmodo, but a search brings up loads of sites just like when the BBC push agenda down the TNI.

    Trump has pledged to remove some of the penalties against normal cars and the tax gifts for electric cars. And as a result he says car makers ‘will not be able to sell those cars’. Because – he says – nobody really wants them.

    So what he has pledged to do is let the free market decide. The headline is completely and deliberately misleading.

    Meanwhile the BBC’s Marianna-pants-on-fire chases obscure tweets from individual right-wing males we never heard of until she brought it up.

    These are the immense double-standards of the Leftist activists – who have infiltrated almost all the media and public service institutions – we are up against. They are the biggest liars of anyone – but they think it’s RIGHT to lie because they think the end result is worth it. Just like Hitler did. And Pol Pot. And many others throughout history.


    • Scroblene says:

      Re EVs, I’m bemused that people buy these things and become totally reliant on a creaking national grid, an incredibly inefficient method of producing electricity with stupid green policies and an eye-watering price!

      The effort and expense of producing these gargantuan batteries is just unsustainable, and the UK civil service, i.e. the government, still signs up to these norms as if it’s what real citizens want!

      Unfortunately, we’ll have to endure a continuation of these manic strategies which really have no fiscal sense, when red labour get in on July 4th.

      The BBC has done nothing to defend the normal mode of private transport used by normal citizens, i.e. the car, the white van, the lorry etc. This isn’t really surprising for those in non-jobs in beeboid ‘journalism’ who really don’t actually understand concrete facts.


      • Up2snuff says:

        Scrobie, I was hoping to see a post from you at the top of this Thread, three ina row for Scrobie. I was all ready to cheer.


        • Scroblene says:

          I tried, Uppers – oh how I tried; but what can you do when you’re sound asleep with an empty glass to one side and a snoring dog on the other…


    • atlas_shrugged says:

      Barking marxists really really really hate people with personal mobility. The reason is that they want the comrades to be dependent on the fiction of public transport.

      For whatever reason the UK is unable to provide public transport.

      In desperation to force comrades onto non-existent, rip-off expensive public transport they have to introduce: ULEZ, bus-gates, 20 mph, LTNs etc etc.


  21. andyjsnape says:

    another bbc promotion for the labour party:-

    A simple guide to the Angela Rayner house row

    Wouldn’t want anything getting in the way of the labour vote, and even made it a simple guide


    • MarkyMark says:

      It’s ok – she has free tickets to go an relax – the socialist struggle is real comrade – we should make everything free **

      ** free to 650MPS not YOU!

      “Name of donor: Parklife Manchester Limited
      Address of donor: 30 St John Street, London EC1M 4AY
      Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Three tickets to Parklife Festival (£150 each), value £450”


      “4 October 2022, received £1,000 from Rockerdale Studios Ltd, 99 Levison Way, London N19 3XF, for appearing on Rosie Jones’ Dine Hard programme. Hours: 3 hrs 20 mins. Fee will be allocated to my campaign fund. (Registered 14 October 2022)”

      . . . .

      Ecotricity Group Limited

      Labour donor Dale Vince: ‘I do want to influence policy but not by buying access’
      This article is more than 11 months old
      Emine Sinmaz
      Ecotricity founder and Just Stop Oil supporter hits back at Tory attacks as Rishi Sunak claims ‘eco-zealots’ steering Keir Starmer

      . . . .


  22. Fedup2 says:

    Wesley streeting – shadow health Secretary – given free run by our Justin – no interruptions – no Robinson sneer . Streeting lies about getting the medical mafia to work outside 9-5 no weekends – plus the consultants having their real work (private ) topped up by NHS chores ….
    I think our Justin is a fan .

    But unsaid – restrictive process in the NHS – the medical mafia motivated by money – the negligence of staff – the fraud and waste of money …. And of course the huge foreign imports ….


    • MarkyMark says:

      We need more Voodoo in the NHS – we can use magic!

      “Iyamu was born in Liberia, but became a British citizen in 2009 having been allowed to stay in the UK due to her nursing qualifications.

      She was known to have declared a modest income of about £4,500 in 2016/17 from her work as an NHS agency nurse.

      However, investigators discovered she spent thousands on international air travel and owned a large home in Benin City, Nigeria, complete with servants’ quarters.”

      “‘Voodoo’ (NHS) nurse Josephine Iyamu jailed for sex trafficking” BBC 2018
      ** BBC missed British nurse who loved Benin culture so much thought UK needed it as well.


    • Guest Who says:

      Justin’s audience appear to be aware of stuff about Wes Justin prefers ignored.


  23. Guest Who says:

    Let us not forget #28Gate is still around.

    ‘Climate change means I don’t have a village anymore’

    Wonder if the team who took that photo will do a follow up somewhere nice?


    • MarkyMark says:

      Togoru was invaded by the Irish and they need to say sorry and pay 2 billion in reparations … HA H AH HA HA HAH .,…
      “James Dunn an Irish man landed in Togoru more than 150 years ago. Ever since his descendants have been residing here. The 5th
      Generation of Dunn family members are currently living in Togoru.”

      Click to access Fiji-Togoru-Nabaka1.pdf

      <30 people
      8 Households in total

      Maybe just all move into an apartment block in the new Saudi Neom city?

      . . . . . . OH WAIT ….

      Neom: Saudi forces 'told to kill' to clear land for eco-city
      Published 9 May


  24. Guest Who says:

    Just your typical teenager.

    Teenagers react to Conservative’s plan for national service

    Bet they had to look around a bit for the perfect fit.


    • MarkyMark says:

      Visit Ukraine – Departure of men abroad in 2023: what has changed for military servicemen. During the martial law in Ukraine, men aged 18 to 60 may be mobilized and have no right to leave Ukraine. However, there are exceptions under which such persons may leave the territory of Ukraine.
      7 Jan 2023


  25. AsISeeIt says:

    Dick Schoof edition

    Pick of the election coverage this morning – and it’s in the Guardian but one feels constrained to award credit wherever credit is due…

    Marina Hyde observes: ‘The PM is so convinced he can’t win, he is promising any old mad thing’ – careful, luv, you don’t want to break the fourth wall (as they say in theatre) and get too explicit about our regime-sanctioned Uniparty’s changing of the guard

    The best outsider’s commentary today comes care of 80s rockstar and Mod Revial legend the Bard of Woking Paul Weller: Modfather: Our political leaders are absolute mugs (Daily Star) – I’m going underground

    Sometimes these segueways can be somewhat contrived… our absolute mug and seat-warmer for Starmer helps promote the mildly conservative Daily Telegraph’s podcast this morning as he’s shown photographed frontpage with a Daily T logoed tea mug: Rishi Sunak faced questions from Camilla Tominey and Kamal Ahmed on the Daily T podcast

    The Daily Star holds the accolade for absolute beginner’s absolute worst weather forecasts (a distinction lifted from the BBC’s very own Michael Fish – there’s one for the teenagers) however, the junior poundshop Guardian that is the ‘i’ newspaper is fishing for the title: Climate Brace yourselves for constant rain by 2034

    Guardianista out on loan slumming it over there at the ‘i’ Yasmin Alibhai-Brown appears to call for a return to the patriarchy with Dickensian attitudes and conditions in Britain: Victorian voters were better informed before they cast their votes – perhaps she’s finally gone completely around the Oliver Twist? – or could she be talking about Antipodean local elections? – any explanation beyond the frontpage is beyond our remit, I’m afraid.

    You laughed until you cried along to Paula Vennells’s tear-soaked performance at the Post office, were hardly undersold by Dame Sharon White failing at the helm of high street staple John Lewis – now meet your new prospective boss girl diversity hire supreme: Business like: Rachel Reeves… setting out her case that Labour is now ‘the natural party for British business’ (freebie giveaway corporate adsheet Metro)

    If you’re one of those people (as that chap Denis Norden who used to present those old time tv nostalgia shows used to say) who finds the FT crossword a little tricky to complete – a far easier daily challenge is a little puzzle I like to call ‘far-right watch’. Simply spot and draw a ring around all the incidencies of the phrase ‘far right’ you can locate on the frontpage of the pink paper to win yourself the prize… a prize I like to call the globalist corporate anti-national one world government title – here’s just a couple of examples from this morning’s edition to get you started…

    How the far-right enthrals Europe’s young -(FT Big Read)

    I thought they said this scare was dissipating? Why Europe’s far right is breaking apart from the inside. The far right might be rising in polls ahead of European elections next month, but it has been deflated by an old weakness — factional rivalry (FT, 8 days ago)

    Yes, says the FT but it’s a constant threat: The far right is moving into Europe’s mainstream. The current surge in legal and illegal migration into Europe is a large part of the explanation for the support for far-right parties (FT, November 2023)

    Not to worry, the FT has a long term plan: How we can beat the far right. Lastly, our best long-term strategy against the far right is to educate more people. For reasons we don’t quite understand, higher education seems to inoculate voters against rightwing populism… Most of Europe’s far-right voters share one particular characteristic: low education. (FT, 2012)

    So our universities act as left wing voter factories.

    Ah, so this from our out-going PM Rishi today makes a certain amount of sense – late in the day although it may be: Tory vow to ban ‘rip-off’ university degrees… Up to 1 in 8 students could see ‘Mickey Mouse’ courses axed…(Daily Mail); PM: Axe to fall on rip-off degrees (Daily Express)

    But we digress… I’ll gift far right spotters on the frontpage of this morning’s FT a further helping hand…

    Ex-spy leads Netherlands… Dick Schoof… chosen as premier, leading a populist coalition… I’ll give you just half a point for the word populist …populist coalition that includes the far right (FT) – there you go.

    Now here’s a thing… we refer of course to the Caucasus

    Georgia passes divisive bill… a “foreign influence” bill… The law forces civil rights groups and media outlets receiving funds from abroad to register with the government as “foreign agents” (FT) – I do like the sound of that.

    EU FUNDING OF THE BBC Early Day Motion 791: tabled on 28 January 2008 That this House notes that soft loans and payments amounting to 258 million euros over the last five years were paid by the EU to the BBC; believes that such payments compromise the independence and objectivity of the BBC on EU issues… (Tabled in the 2007-08 session) (EDM.Parliament.UK)

    And naturally: Brussels has repeatedly warned Tbilisi that Georgia’s EU bid… would be frozen if the “foreign agents” bill passed (FT) – It ain’t no secret conspiracy – it’s all there in plain sight (as they say) if you just care to look for it.


  26. JohnC says:

    Diane Abbott says she’s been barred from standing as Labour MP at election

    ‘Ms Abbott, who became the first black woman to be elected to Parliament in 1987, was a close ally of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and served as his shadow home secretary.’

    Come now BBC, are you telling us the full story ?.

    Let’s see what these far-Left crackpots REALLY do:

    Revealed: Jeremy Corbyn ‘showed off’ naked Diane Abbott to impress Left-wing friends

    ‘The Labour leader invited fellow activists to his London flat where they were “shaken” to find Ms Abbott in his bed, one of his friends recalled.’
    ‘What the ****’s going on?’ said the ladylike Ms Abbott.
    It seems Jeremy was only interested in everyone knowing he had a black girlfriend.

    What a set of freaks. This will be right under the BBC carpet.

    That’s the real Left for you. Not the public virtue-signalling hypocrites the BBC tell you about, but nasty, dirty, greedy people in private. As Angela Rayner personifies.


  27. Emmanuel Goldstein says:

    On radio bbbc newcastle this morning news headline they mentioned the Trump trial.

    It was very strange because they said this trial was NOT about Trump sleeping with the girl and that it was NOT about him paying this 100,000 (or was it 120,000) hush money.
    They then said it WAS about paying it the wrong way.

    Why would they mention all the things he’s NOT being charged with unless it’s to make it sound as bad as they can for Trump.

    If I was him, when becoming President again, the bbbc would be banned in the USA.
    They are completely out of control and EVERY ‘error’ they make and get called out for is against the Right and NEVER against the left or any of their favourites.


  28. MarkyMark says:

    “Wales’ First Minister Vaughan Gething looks set to face a vote of no confidence when the Senedd returns next week.

    The Welsh Conservatives are said to be very likely to table one ahead of a deadline of 18:00 BST on Wednesday, with the vote to take place on 5 June.

    Mr Gething has faced unrelenting pressure after accepting £200,000 of donations to his recent Welsh Labour leadership campaign from a company whose owner was convicted of environmental offences.”



    • Guest Who says:

      Just shows what Labour can achieve once the BBC eases them into power.


  29. MarkyMark says:

    North Korea have solved their rubbish collection problems – best councillors in the world – empty bins all day every day!

    “North Korea drops trash balloons on the South”

    “Mounds of wastepaper and filth will soon be scattered over the border areas and the interior of the ROK and it will directly experience how much effort is required to remove them,” North Korea’s vice-minister of defence Kim Kang Il said in a statement to state media on Sunday.


  30. Fedup2 says:

    I know it’s nothing

    But the chief constable of Northamptonshire ( trumpton) is ‘on trial‘ for amongst other things -wearing a Falklands medal he was actually 2 years old when it took place …. He lied on his CV as well … no doubt he will walk with a warning but seems not to have heard of unapproved things like ‘honour ‘ – no revolver and whisky glass for him .. popcorn …


    • tomo says:

      saw that… UK police seem to make a virtue of recruiting that type of person.

      Stolen valour is just low as a snake’s belly.


      • Fedup2 says:

        He has a touch of the Vennels about him ..


        • tomo says:

          Where there’s one, there’s more … I hope he publicly threatens to grass up other Walters in the force if they go after his pension and early retirement bonus.


  31. tomo says:

    Post Office

    I’m not really surprised but still – the MSM not picking up on her actual threat last Friday was a low point?

    Vennells: I didn’t do it, and if you go on accusing me, I’ll show everyone how you helped me do it.


  32. Up2snuff says:

    TWatO Watch #1 (from yesterday) – More Gullibles Travels from the Montacutie

    Needless to say when considering the subject of Gaza, the Montacutie had a Palestinian on speed dial and ready to talk to the BBC. Needless to say this Palestinian lad (taught to taqqiya) said that the Israeli Military caused the deaths of 45 ‘innocent’ Palestinians. What do we learn today? The Israeli Military have checked and they claim they did not fire rockets into Rafah at the weekend. They say the explosion and fire which destroyed all those tents had a secondary cause.

    Who to believe? I believe the Israel Defence Force. The explosion may well have been caused in Rafah by a Hamas rocket that are known to misfire. Yet the BBC routinely repeat the lie that Israeli forces destroyed the hospital in Gaza City in the north despite the evidence that it was due to a misfired or misfiring Hamas rocket.


    • tomo says:

      I’ve been seeing footage of the trucks from Biden’s “Mulberry Harbour” being looted by mobs. It seems the majority aren’t making it to distribution warehouses / storage.

      Poor show, really poor show by all involved (it’s hardly the IDF’s fault)


  33. andyjsnape says:

    bbc keep going on and on about Diane Abbott, not being allowed to stand as an MP for labour

    Its the most sensible thing Labour have done in years


    • MarkyMark says:

      Labour is not Anti-Semitic! HA HA HA H
      . . . .
      Diane Abbott walks away after she’s asked to explain Jewish ‘costume’ comment
      She walks away from fellow Tube passenger after he asked what she meant while filming her

      Lee Harpin

      SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 17:18


  34. dafydd says:

    3 Polls released in the last two days.

    Two polls suggesting Labours lead has reduced considrably but the Yougov poll says Labours lead has increased.

    BBC this morning only mentioning the Yougov poll but ignoring the other two.

    And why does Yougov polls constantly go against the trend..???

    At the last election they were the worse performing polling company..Is it run by Lefties..????


    • tomo says:


      last question = YES (See Peter Kellner)

      = husband of Kath Ashton, Blairite royalty and ex BBC NewsNight.

      Talking of royalty – I recalled that Ashton was at one time a Privy Councillor and thought to take a quick look at the Privy Counsel.

      I’d imagined that Privy Counsel was an advisory body of no more than say a dozen active appointees at a time who proffered sage advice to the sovereign – oh boy, was I wrong…..

      Ashton is still there and there’s more than 700 of the feckers!

      Top of the list, alphabetically, Dianne Abbott…..


      • tomo says:

        on the matter of 700 counsellors – I feel they should all be put in an actual privy, not averse to a significant mechanical device being used to fit them all in.


        • kingkp says:

          When you think of the term ‘Privy Counsel’ simply replace it with the word ‘Politburo’. It helps to clarify things in the mind. This institution is very old. As you can see Tony Blair is a member. If you want to know who is of eminence among members of the Politburo, try and find out which Bilderberg meetings, Trilateral Commission meetings, etc. they have attended. For example, do you think David Lammy and Grant Schapps are just harmless buffoons? A couple of years ago Lammy and Schapps attended the Bilderberg meeting together with the head of MI5. This is where you will begin to scratch at the surface of who actually runs this sh*thole.


          • MarkyMark says:

            Representatives of society
            Background and characteristics of MPs

            Full print version, including charts and tables

            The social make-up of those elected to the House of Commons has changed over the last 100 years.

            In terms of gender, ethnicity and occupation, MPs have become more diverse. But they have become less varied in terms of their educational background, and possibly the extent to which they represent the changing world outside Westminster.

            The first female was elected in 1918. However, women were less than 10% of all MPs until 1997, when the election of 120 women brought the proportion in the Commons to 18%, double the 9% pre-election tally. After a slight dip in 2001, the number of women MPs has continued to grow; 143 women MPs were elected in the 2010 General Election, 22% of the total.

            Ethnically, the House of Commons has become more diverse. Until 25 years ago, MPs had largely been white, although a small number of MPs who would probably now be classed as black and minority ethnic were elected before 1900. The first contemporary black and minority ethnic MPs were elected in 1987 and the number has grown since then. Following the 2010 General Election there were 27 minority ethnic MPs, 11 Conservative and 16 Labour.

            Over 75% of current MPs are graduates; in the period 1918 to 1945, around 40% were. There have been increases across all parties, but particularly for Labour MPs. Before 1945, less than 20% of Labour MPs were graduates. This rose to 32% in 1945, and steadily after that to stand at 72% by 2010.



    • MarkyMark says:

      Google and Twitter vow to block voting misinformation

      . . . . .

      How Google Can Control Opinion & Flip Elections
      Trevin Shirey

      Robert Epstein & Ronald E. Robertson tested several thousand participants in a series of experiments to see if online search results influenced opinion. The results not only proved that Google influences public opinion — but also showed how Google does it.


  35. Fedup2 says:

    Seems like the Islamic Hamas supply pier ordered by Obama Biden is being removed for ‘repair ‘. Islamic Hamas will have to revert to raiding UN supplies ….
    Meanwhile if – if the reason some Palestinians got killed whilst the IDF attacked Islamic terrorists – if that there was an arms dump in the ‘refugee camp ‘ that is something the BBC won’t be showing ….no Fergal Keen doing his undertaker act on that one


    • JohnC says:

      lol, ‘BBC Verify’ can’t see a bomb crater to blame Israel so declare it a complete mystery …


  36. JohnC says:

    Former Thai PM Thaksin to face royal insult charges

    Here’s that grubby BBC communist Jonathan Head again peddling his anti-conservative lies and rhetoric again.

    The article is about this:
    ‘In that article he had accused the king’s top advisory body, the privy council, of helping engineer the 2014 military coup which deposed an administration led by his sister Yingluck.
    Yingluck Shinawatra, elected in the 2011 general election, led Thailand for three years before being ousted by the coup.’

    That is a complete lie and Head knows it.

    The coup did NOT oust Yingluck. She had been removed from office due to abuse of power earlier (she had illegally replaced someone with Thaksins relative who was now in a position to railroad an amnesty law through Parliament to let Thaksin come back to Thailand). So she was not even in government now.

    Yingluck was removed on 7th May (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yingluck_Shinawatra#:~:text=On%207%20May%202014%2C%20the%20Constitutional%20Court%20unanimously%20dismissed%20Yingluck,Council%20secretary%2Dgeneral%20in%202011.)
    ‘A few weeks after Yingluck was impeached, the military coup of 2014 occurred.’

    The coup occured during mass-protests against another attempt to force an amnesty bill through Parliament. Thailand now had a caretaker government and they started to murder the protestors to try and make them go home. Things degenerated quickly and the coup was done to avoid the country falling into civil war. I was here watching the news daily.

    Thaksin orchestrated all of this in exile using Skype.

    Yingluck fled the country due to corruption charges over the rice-scheme she (by who I mean Thaksin) implemented. The scheme was notionally to give farmers a fixed price for rice. However from a 600 billion baht budget, only 100 billion was ever paid out. The rest ‘disappeared’.

    Maybe a bit of a ramble for those not interested – but the point is that Head is another lying far-Left BBC scumbag.


  37. tomo says:

    Press pack already in Broadcasting House in-trays.


  38. MarkyMark says:



  39. Fedup2 says:

    North Korea sends balloons contains faeces to South Korea …

    Headline of the day ….


  40. Guest Who says:

    💥 Biggest audience share of the year so far for last night’s #Newsnight (according to Media Reporting Services) 💥
    Thank you so much for watching 🙂

    All ten of you.

    Compared to…. . Bless.


  41. tomo says:

    Meanwhile, the absolute certainty about climate at the BBC falters a bit, clouds matter a lot….

    “EarthCare” – what a twee name


    The much brayed about OCO2 CO2 satellite disappeared from public view when the data results sank the alarmist CO2 circulation models.


    • Terminal Moraine says:

      “It’s one of the great uncertainties in the computer models used to forecast how the climate will respond to increasing levels of greenhouse gases.”

      Er… great uncertainties in modelling?

      Paging David Hume and the IPCC…


      • tomo says:

        denier! the science is settled, say otherwise and we’ll consign you to the Gulag.

        The BBC’s climate correspondents just blanked OCO-2, which didn’t provide approved results – at all – and wasn’t amenable to infographic colour wangling and a music track.


        • Terminal Moraine says:

          Tomo ‘science denier’ is one of the grimmest catchphrases to emerge in recent years. If I was emperor there would be mandatory jail time for everyone who used it.


          • tomo says:

            agreed – a convenient self identifier for twerps who use it in a non ironic way though.

            I’m still waiting for my oil+gas cheque.

            Grim is an appropriate description of the climate models I’ve seen.


          • MarkyMark says:

            When he was at the height of his ascendancy, he ordered his chair to be placed on the sea-shore as the tide was coming in. Then he said to the rising tide, “You are subject to me, as the land on which I am sitting is mine, and no one has resisted my overlordship with impunity. I command you, therefore, not to rise on to my land, nor to presume to wet the clothing or limbs of your master.” But the sea came up as usual, and disrespectfully drenched the king’s feet and shins. So jumping back, the king cried, “Let all the world know that the power of kings is empty and worthless, and there is no king worthy of the name save Him by whose will heaven, earth and the sea obey eternal laws.”



    • atlas_shrugged says:

      Mystery of clouds and climate?

      Here are some top tips for our friends at the bBC:

      1) If you see a lot of white clouds during the day then there will not be a lot of sun.

      2) If you see black clouds then it could rain.

      Not a lot of people at the bBC know this.


  42. Terminal Moraine says:

    Lyon stabbing — reports going around that French authorities have asked Twitter to remove the footage. Times of India (now the go-to for uncensored European news) reports:

    “A knife attack occurred in the Lyon metro on Sunday, by a 27-year-old Moroccan man. The assailant, who resides in France without legal authorization, injured at least three individuals during the incident, according to official statements.”

    Paris hosting the Olympics of Peace this summer might bring with it a few problems.



  43. tomo says:

    Van der Leyen and Pfizer execs arrested?

    nah, couldn’t be?


    • MarkyMark says:

      Parliamentary immunity
      Parliamentary immunity is not a Member’s personal privilege, it is a guarantee that an MEP can freely exercise his or her mandate without exposure to arbitrary political persecution. As such, it guarantees the independence and integrity of the Parliament as a whole.

      Members of the European Parliament cannot be subject to any form of inquiry, detention or legal proceedings because of opinions expressed or votes cast in their capacity as MEP.



      • tomo says:

        The c***s and their retainers don’t pay any income tax either as I understand it.


        • MarkyMark says:

          “Where a MEP’s salary is paid by the Oireachtas, the income is subject to deductions under the PAYE system. Provided the MEP does not have any additional income, there is no requirement to file an annual income tax return unless required to do so by notice given to him or her by Revenue.”

          Click to access 05-05-36.pdf


          • tomo says:

            I’ve seen job adverts for Brussels / Strasbourg EU Commission functionaries + officials that outlined their tax free status.

            I had assumed MEPs were paid from EU central funds and had similar provisions.. ho hum, live and learn.


  44. MarkyMark says:

    Here we go again…. same script …

    “While Nigel Farage may not be standing for Reform, he hasn’t ruled out a sort of deal with the Tory Party. Speaking on Never Mind the Ballots, he was push by Harry Cole on whether Reform would step aside for Tory candidates, such as Iain Duncan Smith, to keep in eurosceptics in Parliament and prevent Corbynista replacements. Nigel replied:

    “What are they going to do back for me? Give me something back. We might have a conversation.””


    .. . . . . . . . .

    Nigel Farage has said the Brexit party will not field any candidates against the Conservatives in the 317 seats they won at the last general election, after Boris Johnson committed to leaving the EU by 2020 and pursuing a Canada-style trade deal.11 Nov 2019

    . . . . . .

    Nigel Farage claims he was offered a peerage just three days before standing down Brexit Party candidates in 317 Tory-held seats.


    • Fedup2 says:

      Funny IDS gets a mention . His majority is 3500 and he is certain to lose chingford to a Muslim – female last time with a very very nasty campaign with all the Islamic trimmings – but they’ve not killed anyone yet ….

      Guess IDS is top of the list for the retirement home ( lords ) along with May and Hunt … and Gove … and Sunak


  45. tomo says:

    A moron in a field, better than a bacon sandwich?




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  48. dafydd says:

    well, it didnt take long for the BBC to kick into its appalling bias over the election, hardly a mention of the Tories or other parties just Labour.

    And if you think the BBC is bad i direct you to the SKY NEWS political page… all Labour, unbelievable