Respect is due to Hot Ginger And Dynamite’s post rant about St George’s Day. For the record, I’d love it to be a bank holiday as we don’t have nearly enough of them compared to the continentals. But that doesn’t mean I’m going to start waving a bloody flag all of a sudden, just as… Continue reading Fork an Iguana for Queen and Country!
Day: April 23, 2007
Islington Labour – the shopkeeper’s friend?
Sometimes I wish the journalists who work for the Islington Tribune actually engaged critical faculties before publishing a story. This week, they have effectively republished a Labour press release calling for the District Auditor to look into the Lib Dem run council’s sale of 220 properties, mostly shops, which is being hotly contested. Many of… Continue reading Islington Labour – the shopkeeper’s friend?
A single cluster (or even seven) does not prove a link to phone masts and cancer
The Times has an article today about how a cancer clusters have been identified around mobile phone masts. Quick! Panic! Or don’t. I’m frankly amazed that, even taking into account the general appalling reporting of science in the UK press, that a journalist would fall for that one. The story is about seven , isolated… Continue reading A single cluster (or even seven) does not prove a link to phone masts and cancer