March 12th, 2013

Huhne and Pryce Sentencing Sweepstakes Winner

Congratulations to @AngusCurran, who correctly guessed that both Chris and Vicky would be sentenced to 8 months. He wins a copy of Lee Rotherham’s “The EU in a Nutshell: Everything you wanted to know about the European Union but didn’t know who to ask”and a dozen I’ve Been Kissed By Chris stickers.

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  1. 1
    Le Monde correspondent says:

    Can we have a sweepstake on how many of your Murdoch colleagues will go to jail please Guido?

  2. 2
    Wm Hill says:


  3. 3
    The EU in a Nutshell says:

    It’s (very expensive) crap.

  4. 4
    Only mongs watch X-Factor says:

    “Asked straight out if he was homosexual”


  5. 5
    Chris 'Stars in their eyes' Huhne says:

    Tonight Mathew, I am going to be a bear

  6. 6
    V1le, vicious Labour ruined my Country says:

    I think the prize is interesting as there won’t be an eu soon. When the German people realise they are going to have to bail out everyone except the UK by paying massive tax increases then the whole thing will fall apart. Yes, yes, yes!

  7. 7
    Tony Blair (godfather to one of Murdoch's kids) says:

    I think everyone associated with Murdoch should go to jail. They shouldn’t be allowed to get away with what they did, from 1997 to 2010. What was the Conservative government doing during that time? Were they complicit? Probably.

  8. 8
    Anonymous says:

    25% drop in salary for state teachers in Andalucia in Spain and still lest that the rest of Spain,George are you reading this,

  9. 9
    Legal Beagle says:

    On a point of detail, did Huhne not actually receive a sentence of 9 months – which was then discounted automatically by 10% for the guilty plea – rather than receiving a sentence of 8 months (as Hecate Pryce did)?

  10. 10
    Centre Parting says:

    Bear faced liar.

  11. 11
    I give the EU another 5 years, max. says:

    It had better fall apart quickly, because every day it doesn’t is costing us £53 million.

    Cameron (and Clegg and Miliband) are the sort of twats who’d take out life-time membership of a gym that’s holding a closing-down sale.

  12. 12
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Member of performing arts is Gay!

    In other news comedian is Je,wish
    Minister went to Eton
    Guardian reader is middle class
    Ex miner votes for Miliband.


  13. 13
    Ah! Monika says:

    @AngusCurran is Lord Justice Sweeny. Fix

  14. 14
    Anonymous says:

    no fear, 50% remission for bending over to the guvnor, see you in a couple of months and standing in a by-election near you!

  15. 15
    Lord Stansted says:

    WTF is CHRISTOPHER Maloney? Or Christopher Maloney even?

  16. 16
    Bubba, Cell No42 says:

    Hey boy! Hey boy! You gonna git on the floor, ya hear me, boy?!

  17. 17
    What a Huhne says:

    Now I regret Huhne never became Lib Dem leader. We’d have had the popcorn worthy spectacle of seeing a deputy PM forced to resign and then go to prison.

  18. 18
    Le Monde correspondent says:

    Interesting background on how the Murdoch Times newspapers get their information…and then try to buy their way out of trouble

    In 2012, it was revealed that Patrick Foster, then a reporter at The Times, had used computer hacking in order to establish Richard Horton’s identity.[8] [9] It was subsequently reported that Horton intends to sue The Times for damages.[10]
    In October 2012, the Times settled with Horton for £42,500 plus costs.[11]

    On 29 August 2012 the police arrested Patrick Foster as part of Scotland Yard’s Operation Tuleta investigation into computer hacking.”

  19. 19
    BBC apologist says:

    We have never heard of Jimmy Savile.

  20. 20
    Anonymous says:

    what conservative government, you fool

  21. 21
    Anonymous says:

    bet Huhne has the ‘ouch’ factor

  22. 22
    Anonymous says:

  23. 23
    Le Monde correspondent says:

    Cameron was intimate with the Murdoch Mob

    And still is

    The first time in British history that a PM openly frequents criminals

  24. 24
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  26. 26
    Le Monde correspondent says:

    Stop your censorship of the truth stated clearly in published articles

  27. 27
    Gordon Brown says:

    I am the King of (fizzy) Pop

  28. 28
    Pope Benedict XVI (ret.) says:

    I don’t shit in the woods. Regardless of what you may have heard.

  29. 29
    argy given the v sign, will camoron send charity donations says:

    I think everyone one who was a member of Liebour between 1997 and 2010 should go to jail and everyone who voted for Liebour in 1997 and 2010 should be made to pay 20% extra tax to cover the damage they did by voting in Liebour, but we know like Murdoch and the rest of the establishment nothing will happen.

  30. 30
    Jumbo says:

    I’m Angus Curran and so’s my wife

  31. 31
    Logic can go a long way says:

    Is there any connection beteen the Murdoch journalists going to jail and the EU?

    Your logic seems to have deserted you

    Of perhaps too much of the white stuff this morning?

    PS Or do you think in your paranoia that Scotland Yard is run by the EU as well?

  32. 32
    BBC blame shifters says:

    The police are to blame for Jimmy Savile not us!!!

  33. 33
    Chris 'Stars in their eyes' Huhne says:

    Tonight Mathew, I am going to be a creampie

  34. 34

    Don’t give our game away please

  35. 35
    We'll not be be seeing you says:

    Don’t worry. We have nearly erased all of our past files.

  36. 36
    Fuck it says:

    The BBC were delighted this morning that the BIGGEST recruiter at the moment is the public sector, yes folks ‘change managers’ and ‘diversity officers’ are being recruited in large numbers again.

    Other than the armed forces I can’t think of any large scale cuts taking place. Did I sleep through those “evil Tory cuts?”

  37. 37
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Gordon kept inflation away with his basket of

    78 rpm records
    Black and white tv licence
    Spinning Jenny’s
    Stovepipe hats
    Fax machines
    Cassette tapes
    Bell bottom patched dungarees

    Using this basket of goods inflation fell by 450% , while tractor production rose by a similar amount.

  38. 38
    BBC Update says:

    We have never heard of Jimmy Savile…

    but we think that it is a disgrace that the police, the NHS, numerous childrens’ homes and Thatcher allowed the beast to get away with what he did.

  39. 39
    Bill Quango MP says:

    King of wishful thinking

  40. 40
    Raving Loon says:

    Was there anyone on that show who was actually straight?

  41. 41
    Radio five contrive says:

    The Tories have cut the cuts.

    That’s how mean they are

  42. 42
    What a Huhne says:

  43. 43
    Hee-hee says:

    You were bad and dangerous, and now you’re certainly history.

  44. 44

    The BBC have no recollection of knowing anyone called Jimmy Saville.

  45. 45
    P l e b says:


  46. 46
    so what says:

    I’ve never watched that shite and have no idea or care who you’re talking about.

  47. 47
    Popeye says:

    The out of touch judge in this case obviously does not believe spousal pressure exists. In spite of evidence that Pryce was presented with a fait-accompli by her ex.

  48. 48
    P l e b says:

    New Labour.

  49. 49
    truth says:

    Not as close as Blair- who is Godfather to one of Murdoch’s kids.

  50. 50

    Oh no! Don’t tell me Sunny and Owen have fallen out!

    Mrs Owen, Mrs Hundal might not be picking little Owen up from school today.

  51. 51

    She was rather the instrument of her own destruction.
    If she had kept quiet no one would have ever known.

    She wanted vengeance. And she achieved it.
    Do you remember the film Murphy’s war , with Peter O,Toole ?

  52. 52
    Butch arsebandit, friend of psycho inbreds Dave says:

    As a straight kind of guy I can guarantee to you, the plebs, that the good news will keep on coming; and if it doesn’t we’ll blame it on the manmade Global Warming caused snow.

  53. 53
    Anonymous says:

    Murdoch enterprises are thriving you dopey spastic. Get over it.

  54. 54
    Chris Cuпt says:

    I told her if she didn’t take the points she wouldn’t be getting any cock for a month.

  55. 55
    Maths Beagle says:

    9 less 10% = 8.1

  56. 56
  57. 57
    Anonymous says:

  58. 58
    V1le, vicious Labour ruined my Country says:

    This is an interesting idea that Labour voters should pay more tax to make up for Ruin McBroons waste. The problem is that most of them are spongers or wefare addicts so would not have any spare money after buying drugs, fags and booze.

  59. 59
    The BBC & Common Purpose says:

    We have it on good authority that Jimmy Savile was a Tory Minister in the Thatcher Government, which explains everything.

  60. 60
    Legal Beagle seeking justice at all levels says:

    Indeed it is 8.1. My point is that the (gross) sentence was in fact 9 months, and that the sentence was then discounted by the Judge. So, “the sentence” was 9 months, even though Huhne will only serve 90% of it because of the discount. Therefore, it is wrong to say Huhne’s sentence was 8 months, but right to say that he will only serve 8 months of it. The sentence must have been 9 months otherwise there was nothing against which to apply the discount of 10%. Therefore Guido is giving his book to the wrong person; which, in its own way, is a perversion of the course of justice all of its own.

  61. 61
    Beastleigh Voter says:

    That would have seen all our Christmases coming at once. In the meantime, we’ll just have the mental image:

    “Here’s the soap, Chris. Catch! Oops, butterfingers.”

    “Hey, girlfriend…”

  62. 62
    Legal Eagle says:

    In law: 9 months less 10% = 8 months.

    The current legal climate: Round damages / costs up, round sentences down.

  63. 63
    Curly says:

    Well, increase the bennies then!!!

  64. 64
    Curly wonders says:

    Did the judiciary go to the same arithmetic classes as Gordon and Ed?

  65. 65
    Fog says:

    Who is Christopher Maloney?

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