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Sadiq Khan Labour Mayor

Sadiq Khan Wins Labour Mayoral Selection

I didn't even know there was a mayoral candidate election going on! I'm so silly. Anyhoo, for you tuned-on and tuned-in politics enthusiasts, Sadiq Khan, MP for Tooting, has beaten Tessa Jowell to the position...
Emlyn Pearce

Witty South African Blogger Turns Migration Prejudice On Its Head in Sublime Post

That wonderful, life-affirming moment when a burn is so pure, so complete, so beautiful that you read it; and then you go make a nice sandwich and a cup of coffee so you can...
Queue jumping costs - Peter Bucklitsch Twitter

Failed UKIP Wimbledon Candidate Peter Bucklitsch & His Despicable Tweet About Drowned Syrian Boy

Because a boy died while trying to live. UKIP has never been in the news for anything good. They're despicable, they're vile, and a lot of their comments are so far out that they seem...
david-cameron

David Cameron: UK to Accept ‘Thousands’ More Syrian Refugees

The UK is to provide resettlement to "thousands" more Syrian refugees in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis, David Cameron has announced. He said the extra refugees would come from UN camps bordering Syria, and...
Dasuki Chatham house

Nigeria’s Ex-National Security Adviser Dasuki Charged

Hian! Buhari wee probe nonsense out of some people during this his tenure o! Nigeria's sacked national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has been charged in court with illegally possessing weapons, an official statement has...
cardinal-okogie

“Probing Looters Will Bring No Result” – Cardinal Okogie

I am very afraid o! The way all our priests are suddenly becoming anti-probe. Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s option of probing looters...
Fatimah Abubakar

Atiku’s Daughter Becomes Commissioner in Adamawa State

The Adamawa State House of A$$embly has approved the nomination of Dr. Fatima Atiku Abubakar, daughter of Atiku Abubakar as a commissioner. There was anxiety, however, when the lawmakers withheld the confirmation of Mr Ahmad...
Boko Haram -Shekau

Sigh. Boko Haram Militants ‘have new leader’

There have been all sorts of rumours going around. That some Boko Haram militants surrendered willingly. That Shekau might be dead. I was starting to hope. To pray. That perhaps the scourge was over. So...
Phillip Hammond

Foreign Secretary Calls Immigrants ‘Marauders’. Okay o

That moment when the spawn of colonialists calls immigrants marauders.
Lord Sewel

Lord Sewel Quits As Lords Deputy Speaker After Drug Claims

Omo, see gobe! Lord Sewel, the deputy speaker of the House of Lords who was also responsible for enforcing standards in the Upper House, has quit the position after The Sun newspaper leaked photographs and...