Category Archives: satire

How do you write about foreign legal systems – The Guardian style guide

As a lawyer people often say to me, “sod off” and “you want how much for that work?” Sometimes though they ask me about how to write about legal systems they have no familiarity with. Luckily I have schooled a … Continue reading

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Some light on a key legal issue surrounding the Assange case

I think one important thing is forgotten in all of the fuss about whether or not Assange¬†should be questioned in Sweden by the prosecuting authorities in Sweden or at the place and time of his choosing: the key case of … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Stewart Regan : “Unless Rangers in SFL1 small teams face four horsemen”

I was fortunate today in securing the interview everyone in Scottish football wants – with beleaguered SFA chief Stewart Regan. Regan was a popular long-running character in TV’s The Sweeney before entering sports administration and after successful spells with [hey … Continue reading

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Police call for public to be vigilant as hunt for Gambaccini intensifies

Paul Gambaccini, veteran disc jockey and instant pop obituarist, is this morning being sought by police as they investigate the death of disco queen Donna Summer. A police spokesman said, “As with all recent deaths of people¬†involved in the making … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Gambaccini quizzed by police in Houston death probe

Veteran music commentator, Paul Gambaccini, has today been questioned by police in connection with the deaths of Whitney Houston, and all other recently deceased pop musicians and singers. A spokesman for the Police confirmed that Gambaccini was helping police with … Continue reading

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The Daily Mash

If you’re not a regular at the Daily Mash it’s worth subscribing to the RSS feed and keeping an eye on this satirical website.  Following the Gordon Brown u-turn (with more to come?) on the 10p tax band it published … Continue reading

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Come to Aberdeen – we’ll throw our money at you

Were the missing Aberdeen Council blank cheques transported to Aberdeenshire Council offices via an official car?  Did they ever meet any American gentlemen hanging around outside the planning department?  Should the whole of Aberdeen Council be sacked due to this … Continue reading

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