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Oxford & Board Games

So I had a trip up to Oxford over the weekend, where I had a chance to bimble about the City with Dan Q seeing all the bits I remembered from Inspector Morse and Lewis. Had a quick look around … Continue reading

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S4C eto… | S4C again…

[cy]Ges i gasgliad o ymatebion i’n golofn ar S4C, a buant nhw weddol debyg i’r canlynol: 1. Syniadau gwych! 2. Ma hawlfraint yn anodd… Y peth trist yw, ges i’r ymatebion ‘na gan S4C. Ges i fwy o ymateb gan … Continue reading

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Achub S4C | Saving S4C

[cy]Mae’n ymddangos bod S4C yn debygol o ddioddef cryn dipyn oherwydd y drafferth ariannol sy’n wynebu’r wlad. Mae’r llywodraeth yn cynllunio i drosglwyddo cyfrifoldeb am S4C i’r BBC, ac yn ôl rhai dwi’n siarad hefo, does gan dîm rheoli S4C … Continue reading

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Cut Movie

Today saw the launch of the Women’s Aid Cut Movie video campaign on the World-wide-web and Television. Featuring Keira Knightley, it seeks to raise awareness of domestic violence. Having worked previously with the Amnesty International:UK Stop Violence Against Women campaign, … Continue reading

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[Spooks] Code 9 — FAIL

[en]I had the misfortune of catching the first two episodes of [Spooks] Code 9. I thought “well, Spooks was amusing enough, maybe this’ll be alright”. It starts out with a decent enough premise, Terrorists detonate a nuclear bomb at the … Continue reading

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Can’t the Government keep bits of paper safe?

We learn today that a computer was stolen from the constituency office of Hazel Blears (who looks to me like she’s permanently trying to suck the seeds out of a lemon). This in itself wouldn’t be big news as such, … Continue reading

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The fallout from 42 days

Following on from yesterday’s piece on the vote for 42-day detention without charge, a follow-up piece seemed in order. The media is in an absolute frenzy following the narrowness of the Government’s victory over 42 days. Many are describing it … Continue reading

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The Answer to Everything?

The UK Parliament votes in a few hours on new legislation to allow the Police to detain suspects in terrorist offences for longer than the currently allowed maximum of 28 days (the bill before Parliament gives provision for up to … Continue reading

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