Sam Ashworth-Hayes🌐"State media announced his death on 6 February. Then they said he was still alive. No effort would be spared to save him, they said. They announced his death a second time in the wee hours of 7 February... They couldn’t even let him have that bit of truth"
Paul Middleton had pleaded guilty to attempting to sexually communicate with a child.
Sam Ashworth-Hayes🌐@henryolsenEPPC@asymmetricinfo Heads up, Sunderland has a unique set of circumstances this year. Local elections are very, very variable according to local circs so I wouldn't look too deeply into the results for a while yet
George Eaton, the deputy editor of the New Statesman, was asked not to come into the office following the fallout of his interview with Roger Scruton “to let stuff die down”, The Londoner understands. It is the latest development in a row that has...
Sam Ashworth-Hayes🌐(Postscript: Scruton is taking the high road (standard.co.uk/news/londoners…) but I wonder if it would be better if he didn't. The online left has been demanding the "ruination" of wrongthinkers for quite a while now. It might give them pause if they see it happen to one of their own.)