'Yes I was...it's legal, not arguing about it, just had the police confirm it in a practical example. Leaving a gap doesn't change responsibilities to give way to incoming traffic. He couldn't see so he shouldn't have gone. That simple,' he wrote. … [Read more...] about Scary moment a cyclist ploughs into a turning courier driver before going flying over the handlebars – but who is in the wrong?
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'And some of the things that she would explain was this excessive control of Rowan, the sexual abuse daily, and if she didn't have sex with him, he would punish not only her but also the children. … [Read more...] about Anti-feminist says monster father who killed his wife and three kids in petrol explosion might have been ‘driven too far’ and PRAISES police for keeping an ‘open mind’
'Even though she worked the overnight shift, she still spent time with the girls before they went to bed as well as on her day off,' he said. … [Read more...] about Terrifying footage emerges showing driver speeding down the WRONG SIDE of a road before fiery crash killed him and an innocent mother-of-two on Valentine’s Day
Pasolini's view of a new totalitarianism whereby hyper-materialism was destroying the culture of Italy can be seen now as brilliant foresight into what has happened to the world generally in an internet age. But his critique had been, for months before the murder, more specific. He had singled out television as an especially pernicious influence, predicting the rise and power of a type such as media-mogul-turned-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi long before time. More specific still, he had written a series of columns for Corriere della Sera denouncing the leadership of the ruling Christian Democratic party as riddled with Mafia influence, predicting the so-called Tangentopoli – "kickback city" – scandals 15 years later, whereby an entire political class was put under arrest during the early 1990s. In his columns, Pasolini declared that the Christian Democratic leadership should stand trial, not only for corruption but association with neo-fascist terrorism, such as the … [Read more...] about Who really killed Pier Paolo Pasolini?
The domestic abuse bill, once enacted, may help, for instance, in strengthening the power of the police response but so much more is required. Incredibly, the UK’s first domestic abuse commissioner, Nicole Jacobs, does not sit at the PM’s round table on violent crime. … [Read more...] about The Observer view on domestic violence