Johnson was responding to a question from the Thursday night audience about the prospect of commissioning this new royal yacht as a “a post-Brexit weapon in our foreign policy”. Right. Does the Queen want this? The great man doesn’t appear to know. He replied: “I think the crucial thing is that it should be something that Her Majesty herself actually wants – and I’ve not established that.” But a yacht is a perfect symbolic vessel for the post-Brexit buccaneers of the high seas. Business done on boats by oligarchs who can fly on to its helicopter pad is how this country will flourish apparently. What will go on there, and who is accountable? … [Read more...] about Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. He’s the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it
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Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Edwyn Jones said: 'It is beyond the understanding of any of us how, in this time of national and international crisis, the best efforts of our Town Council should be undermined for what at best seem reasons of ill-judged officiousness and at worst, appear positively vindictive. … [Read more...] about The ANGRIEST Zoom meeting ever: Retired grandmother yells ‘he’s absolutely thick!’ at colleague as town council video conference turns nasty
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“When we were in the academy, we were taught to use only the minimum amount of force. It’s not for us to deliver punishment,” he says. “But now, the majority of the police think the ‘rioters’ need to be punished … they attack people indiscriminately, even non-protesters.” … [Read more...] about Hong Kong’s reluctant police officer: ‘It’s not for us to deliver punishment’
He added: "I felt a little bit badly about it...I would say that I was not happy with it. I disagreed with it. But again I didn't say that. They did. And I disagreed with." … [Read more...] about Who is Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar and why are Donald Trump supporters targeting her?