Posts tagged ‘Boris Johnson’

September 13, 2012

Sorry Is Not Enough

23 years on a finally the truth come out. Hillsborough Independent Panel’s report revealed that:

  • crowd safety was comprised at every level
  • 164 police statements were doctored in an attempt to blame the fans
  • police carried out computer checks on the dead to impugn the reputation of the deceased
  • lives could have saved had emergency services reacted quicker
  • Published reports in various newspapers, the first being The Sun were inaccurate and false

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April 13, 2012

Gay? Get Over It

The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has intervened to ban a right-wing Christian group’s adverts going up on London buses.  The adverts were apparently a response to another group’s advert: Some people are gay: Get over it!

Inevitably there is the debate

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August 8, 2011

London’s Burning

Friends from around the world have been contacting me to ask if I’m okay as images of London’s riotous weekend fire across their screens (fortunately I’m not near the action at all).  I found it very interesting that our political leaders did not express their concern about the safety of Londoners

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