April 19th, 2013

Can You Say Who It Was Yet?

rolf-sun-front-pageThree months after Guido first reported that the star had been questioned and three weeks after this blog reported his arrest, the old media have finally run the Rolf Harris story. There was never any court order or injunction preventing publication, the delay was the decision of the editors alone. Harbottle and Lewis can put pressure on the papers to keep stories quiet, but it merely hands the scoop to the free press on the unregulated internet. Chilling..

See also: Can You See What It Is Yet? and Rolf Harris Arrested By Operation Yewtree Police


163 Comments

  1. 1
    Maggie says:

    The lady’s not for living.

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    • 9
      retardEd Miliband says:

      I am dead from the neck up.

      Oh yeth.

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      • 47
        Road_Hog says:

        Yes, those eyes of yours, it says, the lights are on but nobody is home.

        Now, back to the kiddy fiddlers, there is so many more names to come out, just a matter of time.

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    • 25
      Sue who? says:

      So when the BBC says they can name now. They are Liars with their pants on fire as they always could name but were actually protecting their own rather than informing their viewers and tax payers which they have a legal duty to do.

      Who will then take out a private prosecution against the BBC for falling foul of its charter a legal obligation of theirs?

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      • 35
        V1le, vicious Labour ruined my Country says:

        The dead tree press is effectively muzzled now.

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        • 65
          perception says:

          The dead tree press have to be sure of the facts and not just rumour, innuendo, unnamed sources, to be invited to answer questions does not anyone is guilty, it’s the police’s way of saying, “We have certain information, of an illegal activity and would like to answer a few questions, under caution” Guido number 1 thinks he is totally invincible “living in Eire” and his blog based abroad, that as maybe, but if he landed in the UK he could be arrested if he goes too far. Geedo number 2 is not so free he lives and works in London, if something is published and is not true, he is right in the firing line. So far Rolf H has not been charged as at 10.00

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      • 68
        Lord Stansted says:

        I really loved the hushed, serious tone in which the Today hack said that they had not been able to real the name for “legal reasons”. Do beeboids not know they are a laughing-stock?

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        • 111
          Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

          It weren’t me honest. I used to have on my official MP website that I was a Director of BBC children’s programmes south, but removed it as soon as the Jimmy Savile story broke. The Grand Master assures me that I am not a suspect in Operation Yewtree as he has made sure that all the investigating officers are Brothers, as usual. Boaz.

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  2. 2
    Born in 1972 says:

    Do you not think in Rolfaroo’s case there is also an element of ‘surely not?’

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    • 23
      Rabbi Blue says:

      Another God’s Chosen showbiz celeb involved in kiddie fiddling – No! Say it ain’t so!

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    • 37
      Ivor Biggun says:

      You could say that of all three men in those photos. Women! You think you’ve begun to understand them–and then this.

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      • 53
        Landesknecht Wilhelm von Waad says:

        Do they call the police operation Yew Tree because it lasts practically forever?

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      • 82
        perception says:

        It’s strange all this is coming out now after 40/50 years same with Savile, all the suspects either in late 70s and early 80s is there some sort of revenge going on, why weren’t all these complaints coming out on or about the times they were supposed to have happened. The same goes for all these supposed kiddy fiddling RC priests, Geedo now he is “back in Eire” has his hands full over that side of the Irish Sea, if he considers himself a sort of Superman “wearing his underpants over his trousers” (or was that someone else), righting wrongs etc

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  3. 3
    TWO LITTLE BOYS says:

    “Can you see what it is yet” ?

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    • 86
      perception says:

      Was that from the Rolf Harris Dirty Song Book, or 1902 song about 2 young boys who grow up to fight in the American Civil War

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  4. 4
    Steve Miliband says:

    save Old Holburn

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    • 26
      SOS says:

      From what? What’s happened to him or her I saw a brief mention on here yesterday?

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      • 31
        Steve Miliband says:

        Offended some twitter folk and apparently answering some questions in a cell. Twitter folk he offended now offending him. go figure

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        • 36
          Nawty says:

          Someone published his home address, phone number and email address on pastebin.

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        • 41
          lardy arse Plod says:

          The police seem exceptionally hot on Twitter crime, which 5 years ago would have simply been talk in the pub or plain old gossip. This electronic publication law thing was written way before Twitter was invented and has become a sledgehammer to crack a nut, reckon the politicians should re-visit it.

          As well as this law being an ass I’ve little doubt that plod pursue it so vigorously is that it is sooo easy to detect and prove, with no need for them to remove their fat arses from the chair in front of their putes.

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          • Hate crime does not apply to lefties says:

            From what I seen half of the town of Goldthorpe should be arrested for hate crime as well as the likes of Terry Christian and other assorted selebs.

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          • Lord Stansted says:

            The Police probably love investigating “twitter-crime”. They can do it from the comfort of an office, with ending coffee and bixies on the side.

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          • Maqboul says:

            He was having a go at the scousers. One item concerned the burning of an effigy of Maggie on the day of the funeral. That’s OK apparently but you can’t take the piss out of scousers and not the 96. But it all kicked off seriously when he said something about Jamie Bulger, or perhaps something about those who are part of that grief & outrage industry.

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    • 39
      Bollocks to getting a pseudonym says:

      Holborn, not Holburn.

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    • 92
      perception says:

      Someone stuffed him in their Meerschaum pipe and lit up

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      • 106
        Village Idiot says:

        I used to have a beautiful meerschaum chilum,in those hazy,crazy days of the
        70’s,80’s,90’s,00’s,10’s,(you get the drift)

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        • 120
          OLD HOLBORN says:

          he said some pretty disgusting stuff about James Bulgers family, which apparently his mother has seen and has complained about.

          i am ambivalent about him being hoist by his own petard and getting irl comeback from being a total prick to all and sundry on the internet. nicking him seems a bit harsh though.

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          • Anonymous says:

            OH is a bit of a tit who loves being controversial rather than insightful. A twaccident waiting to happen IMO

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  5. 5
    Lawrebel says:

    An ex-Tory Cabinet minister (paedophile for short) is next up over abusing boys and raping a young girl. Don’t you just love these scum.

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  6. 6
    les says:

    ‘Harbottle and Lewis can put pressure on the papers’

    Pressure? or what? I just don’t get it, I really don’t!

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  7. 7
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Personally I don’t want to read about this.

    By all means investigate, charge, arrest and let the guilty rot in prison but for now it’s celebrity tittle-tattle.

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  8. 8
    Anne D Burnbum says:

    Talking about Rolf.Google Labour 25.x

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    • 80
      Lord Stansted says:

      Surely it cannot be confined to one party?

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      • 97
        perception says:

        Lord S I doubt it, they reflect the general population but all these politico shenanigans have a prevalence of public school, Oxbridge going back years, just look every major scandal since the WW2, maybe going back into medieval history and beyond, it’s just that the lower orders were allowed to know.

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      • 139
        I remember the BUF..now fook off!! says:

        This site is dubious. Read all of the linked-to sites, read the general accusations and who the site blames for the problems. See if you can work it out. If there is a large group of Guido fans, who find themselves aligned to the authors of sites such as Labour25, then Guido needs to do something, or maybe he is fine with it.

        Have fun with that Guido.

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  9. 10
    Hugh Jend says:

    Harris once told my better half when she was a little girl ( I didn’t marry her when she was a little girl, I hasten to add) to f.uck off.
    I reckon that this is child abuse and I claim my £5.00

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    • 16
      GARRY GLITTER says:

      Was she laughing at his “extra leg” ?

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    • 18
      Distressed of Leicester says:

      ‘Tie me kangaroo down, sport’ was also form of abuse, of me, during my childhood, and I claim my £50,000.

      Next, I’m going after P*ul McCartney for ‘The frog chorus’.

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      • 74
        Shag one sheep says:

        The guy and his mates completly revolutionise popular music and you choose to judge him on a song he wrote for children ???

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        • 83
          Lord Stansted says:

          I hate to think of the state popular music was in before.

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          • Sir Cliff says:

            Quiet, you.

            (Although it’s probably not wise for me to contribute in this thread, since there are those who will automatically assume certain things because of other things, if you catch my drift…)

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      • 102
        Airey Belvoir says:

        Will nobody think of the poor bloody kangaroo?

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    • 115
      Dec Orator says:

      I have a set of paint brushes with HARRIS written on them. Do you think they might be worth something?

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      • 119
        Hugh Jend says:

        Only if they smell of Owen jones bottom ( or fondlebum’s teeny penis)

        You can join the dots in that one.

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    • 117
      Hugh Jend says:

      He was doing a show and was utterly wonkered…
      Her grandad was going to kick his head in…

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  10. 11
    GARRY GLITTER says:

    Dirty bastard !

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  11. 12
    OLD HOLBORN says:

    arrested
    :D

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  12. 13
    Jake T Pegg says:

    Tie me, err, kangaroo – yes that will do – down sport, tie me kangaroo down.

    New verse

    Pick my soap off the floor Rolf, pick my soap off the floor
    so I bent down and he went to town – have you ever heard an Aussie nonce roar?

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  13. 19
    Holy Moly says:

    for the record though Guido, Holy Moly named Rolf before you did. You were no more World Exclusive than the Currant Bun.

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  14. 20
    Breaking news says:

    The sun discovers time travel

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  15. 22
    Woodsy42 says:

    Last night on their newspaper comment session at 11.30 Sky TV did not show this cover. Interesting?

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  16. 24
    any old crap says:

    Always thought you were innocent until proven guilty in a court of law or did Liebour change that in one of their 3000 laws in Liebours reign of terror in 1997/2010

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  17. 27
    les says:

    It seems to me that ‘the Press’ is imposing statutory regulation on themselves!

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  18. 30
    Tut tut says:

    Naughty BBC News website:

    His name was first reported by the Sun on its website and later editions of the newspaper on Friday.

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  19. 32
    Shep says:

    Please please, don’t let Blue Peter be next. And if it has to be, let it be Peter Pervert and not John Noakes.

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  20. 33
    Frightened Inmate #2 says:

    Most “celebrities” seem like thinly-veiled sociopaths to me but Rolf always seemed a decent sort. How credible are the allegations against him?

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    • 52
      gramma says:

      Rolf probably just made an innocent remark about wanting to visit the down-under in the company of a frustrated female.
      Personally I like Aussies but prefer Brazilians.

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  21. 38
    Dan Hodges says:

    The news about Rolf Harris makes me so sad… My digerydoo is in mourning :'(

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  22. 42
    Centre Parting says:

    I suppose the alleged victim will be able to remain anonymous, whether it is proved or not, then sell the story to the papers.

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  23. 43
    WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER ! WHAT says:

    So mister Sloppy mouth Gove wants to abolish the six week school holidays
    As MP’s also get the same holiday entitlement as school children does that mean they will also not be taking them ?
    Or will they exempt themselves just like they did with public sector pension reforms ?

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    • 50
      any old crap says:

      Fancy asking a question like that when you already know the answer, it’s hard these days to figure out if MP’s are really children, they act as if they are.

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    • 51
      Will.scousers.ever.stop.stealing.ids says:

      You would have thought that given the shabbiness of state education,l the left would welcome an opportunity to educate poorer children to higher standard rather than just hand out worthless qualifications. But obviously not if it means teachers, backed by strong unions, having to do any work.

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    • 58
      Anonymous says:

      Gove does have a very valid point on this one.

      The school terms are indeed based on an age when the students were required to work the land dictated by the seasons.

      That the teachers are up in arms over this, tells you all you need to know that Gove is on to something here.

      Although State educated myself, my final school took in boarders and they had a distinct advantage with evening tuition and activities. They could also remain in school for part of the long holidays too.

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      • 71
        see me after says:

        Reducing the length of MP’s holidays is not within Gove’s remit.
        Reducing the length of school hoidays is.

        Most working parents struggle with childcare arrangements during
        the long holidays-either calling in favours from friends and family or forking
        out for paid help and holiday clubs. This is particularly hard on single parent
        families.

        I would have thought the left would want to want to support hard pressed families
        in these times of ” austerity” ???

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      • 81
        Pawn Sandwich says:

        The same applies for university entrants, state educated students get their first exposure to these very well educated youngsters then and it comes as a bit of a shock to them. We can do more for our kids.

        We first need to get rid of inset days.

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      • 84
        Anonymous says:

        Oxford and Cambridge seem to be able to teach their students with shorter term times than other unis – and they’re allegedly the cream of the crop.

        The problem’s the calibre of the teachers – the aim should be to teach smarter not longer. I figure this is more of a sop to working mums to provide state paid child care to their kids during the summer holidays.

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        • 95
          Apples and Pears says:

          Universities (not Unis) especially the thinking ones you mention are essentially places of self study with expert help at hand as required. And when they are not thinking about things then they are busy getting pissed, jumping off bridges, rowing boats and debating politics.

          And fuck all to do with child education.

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          • Anonymous says:

            If they can’t get them competent in the 3R’s in the time they already have with them then what makes you think they’ll be any more effective with a couple of extra weeks a year of tuition.

            The problem’s the calibre of teaching not the length of time the teachers have kids in their charge. Try sorting that out first than this distraction of longer terms.

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        • 125
          Vote Conservative for unctr0lled immigration says:

          Twas ever the case – clever kids don’t need to study so hard.

          Thickos need both better teachers, and more days at school to learn how to reed and right. They are not likely to get better teachers so…

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      • 135
        NE Frontiersman says:

        But he’s got it the wrong way round! Get the kids back on the land over the summer, and all the (fill in appropriate EU minority) can eff off back home, while the kids get a work ethic and the pride of having some cash, cash which stays in the UK.

        A lot of work is essential, but is also crap, and always will be. All the better that these jobs should be shared out among us all for a brief period of our lives. Then we can all say that we’ve done our share, however high we may fly thereafter.

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        • 149
          DAVE , WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER ! WHAT says:

          “All the better that these jobs should be shared out among us all for a brief period of our lives.”

          I Agree !

          Like cleaning chimneys

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  24. 44
    Owen Jones says:

    Plebgate: THIRTY MetPlod have spent 6 months and £150k on the investigation with no prosecutions. (I reckon he said “f*****g Plods”)

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    • 59
      Will.scousers.ever.stop.stealing.ids says:

      Does it really matter whether he said pleb, plod or anything else? What a bloody waste of taxpayers money all this Plebgate has been, thanks entirely to petty Labour politicians and their braindead supporters. But you don’t hear the hypocritical left whingeing about the cost of Plebgate. A cost far higher already than Thatchers’ funeral.

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    • 99
      Lost in the wilderness says:

      Maybe beacause plod was telling the truth? Apart from a few bad apples (look around your workplace) they are generally/genuinely honest. rather trust a plod than a ny dickhead in HOC.

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      • 142
        sweeney says:

        You’ve never actually met a plod have you?

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      • 159
        Anonymous says:

        If you remember an off duty member of the diplomatc protection squad and his nephew, pretended to be tourists and wrote to their MP giving an account of the incident, which was almost word for word the police log report. They said tourists were “visibly shocked “at the fracas, but cctv showed no tourists shocked or otherwise.

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  25. 45
    Maximus Cliffus says:

    Let me have a word with the papers, I’ll sort it.

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  26. 46
    Don't fuck with America says:

    US police are hunting a suspect in Monday’s deadly Boston Marathon bombing, after a car-chase and shoot-out in which police say one suspect was killed.

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    • 75
      Evan Davis says:

      Hours after the Boston Marathon bombing I declared on R4 it was probably the work
      of right-wing US extremists…..

      I never let facts get in the way of my opinions.

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    • 88
      Will.scousers.ever.stop.stealing.ids says:

      Seeing as the ‘suspects’ also threw grenades at the police in the shootout there is a fair chance they are guilty.

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  27. 49
    Landesknecht Wilhelm von Waad says:

    So who is the ‘fifth man’ the Beeb referred to?

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    Don't fuck with America says:

    This is what America does right. A terrorist suspect killed in a shootout, the other one still being pursued.

    Over here, we put them up in a free council house and give them hundreds of pounds in benefits.

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    • 66
      Ed Milligoon says:

      Ith a dithgrace. He should have been allowed to get away in cathe any innothent people got injured in the chathe.

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      • 100
        Hucklebury Hound says:

        Should we not be operating tighter border and immigration checks for all Americans?

        The latest attrocities out there appear to be the work of their own kind.

        If you have more checks here you can even take people off the unemployment registers, give them uniforms and flat caps and send them on customer care courses arranged through Capita PLC

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    • 77
      This is the future says:

      Over here we would have years of trials within trials only to judge that a court case would infrenge their human rights.

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    • 85
      Anonymous says:

      Should have shot to wound rather than kill – far easier to get intelligence out of someone alive than dead.

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    • 103
      Bury them alive says:

      We did our best in Gibralter =). paddy appologists still whinging on about that one.

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    • 127
      Vote Conservative for unctr0lled immigration says:

      hundreds of [thousands of] pounds

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  30. 57
    Bluebottle & Lewis says:

    You dirty rotten swine you have deaded our clients!

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  31. 62
    Peace says:

    We can stop speculating which religion the Boston bombers are from.

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  32. 63
    Cluster and Fuck attorneys says:

    We are coming for you

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  33. 72
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    Those three men look pretty frightening to me.

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  34. 78
    Calling All terrorists. says:

    Done the crime and don’t want to do the time?

    Then a warm welcome is waiting for you in the United Kingdom. Free Lawyers, free accommodation, free money and armed protection for life.

    This message is endorsed by the ECHR and the EU.

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  35. 79
    young Shep says:

    How does all this fit in with police now saying they will not release details to the press of people arrested for criminal offences, seems Leveson and co have put the frighteners on everybody, the Lord famously say he didn’t need to be lectured by anybody on freedom of speech, now I see what he meant: Shut up or else.

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    • 136
      NE Frontiersman says:

      The catch is that the police can’t impel anyone to answer questions unless they’re under arrest. They must need to interview several people for every one that they expect to charge. Naming them all would be invidious: as we know, false allegations are made.
      I’m sure this isn’t the reason for the discretion of the papers, whose staff have their own skeletons to hide.

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    Big Brother says:

    Indeed, very chilling.

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  37. 96
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    There should be a strict timescale between arrest and charge. By the time they have finished with this Harris character he will probably be dead .

    Then of course there is McShane who has thieved our money but is still walking the streets yet 1,627 officers are still investigating Jimmy Savile who is completely dead .

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    • 98
      young Shep says:

      Rogues gallery, Jaquie Smith on Brillo brazen as you like and nobody thought to ask her; When are going to pay back that £100,000 quid you filched?.

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      • 101
        Loopy Lou LLB (Hons) says:

        Can we garnishee her appearance fee ?

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      • 146
        Anonymous says:

        Blair looked after her workwise, BBC tried to kick-start her porn business and continiue to pay her expenses for these little excursions. Expenses! To a proven expenses cheat, Saviles BBC pay expenses. Good to know the licence fee is well spent!

        Brillo knows full well she is as corrupt as Abbott but he hasn’t got the bottle to bait her in the same way. He may be a talented interviewer but he is firmly in the establishment pocket.

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  38. 110
    Tony Eden from Eton says:

    I just post to say that I never found that Rolph Harris in the least bit entertaining and always bitterly regretted being forced through the Licence fee to pay him a grotesque income.

    He was always a little too full of himself for my liking.

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  39. 114
    Being honest says:

    More people should read this site you know .

    The front line Press are simply behind the game when it comes to disseminating information.

    Unlike the Indy Guido’s little offering is completely free .

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    • 147
      Anonymous says:

      BBC are ahead of the game when it comes to inseminating – particularly the young; the very young.

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  40. 121
    The BBC breeding ground for perverts says:

    Perverts welcome.

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  41. 124
    Bazinga! says:

    All these kiddie fiddlers worked for the BBC.

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    Just a Thought says:

    DISGUSTING MEDIA BEHAVIOUR!

    Why have the press rushed to print the names of some suspects and yet kept others from public gaze for several months? What is it about Rolf Harris that saw his name shielded from full public view yet Jim Davidson’s name was plastered across the media?

    WHY?

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  44. 144
    (I've been renamed) DA-Notice says:

    AIUI one historic allegation.

    Just like that fellow who appeared on the Today programme, the allegation may be withdrawn or a load of old nonsense in the first place and yet the poor chap will be tarred by this brush forever.

    May be true of course but what’s your gut feeling.

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    • 155
      suet says:

      My guess that it is a fit-up. And that is all it is a guess: What happended to the rule of law or has it been changed to trial by media.

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  45. 156
    Ken says:

    Typical cover up that has gone on for years, that’s why saville was able to continue abusing and ruining people’s lives for so many decades.

    Ken

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  46. 160
    Dan says:

    It should be illegal to report something like this until the person in question has actually been charged with a crime. You know this will sully his reputation even if he’s never charged. In a better world, you could go to jail for this post.

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  47. 161
    Dan says:

    Oh, and Jimmy Savile was never convicted of anything, so anyone who says he was a sex offender is scum.

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  48. 162
    Gerryness says:

    Mmm ? Sitting on this news for quite some time, considering the light speed of facts and rumours these days. Who says there are a few tabloid editors and arts arse’s with a few Rolf Harris works of ” art ” that had to be gotton rid of pronto on the quiet…G…

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  49. 163
    Anonymous says:

    ah hoo ah haa ha hoo ah a ha

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