June 24th, 2014

Great Day for Red Tops!

Your collector’s edition hacking trial front page specials…

Via @suttonnick.

UPDATE: The Sun splash in all its glory:


175 Comments

  1. 1
    Keysér Snoozey says:

    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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    • 3
      Diane Abbotopotamus says:

      Waycist! The implication is that it is NOT a good day for black tops like me! SOMEBODY NEEDS DIVERSITY TRAINING

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      • 25
        Uruguayan says:

        It was the teeth of God.

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        • 41
          The Thick of It says:

          ” The Prime Minister brought a criminal to No 10″ Ed Millie Tant

          The Labour Party had a war criminal Prime Minister at No 10

          I think you’d better stick to bacon butties Millie Tant…..

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          • CB says:

            Perhaps he meant Chris Huhne.

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          • No lover of Cameron but.... says:

            So is it now official Labour policy that no employer should hire anybody who has been suspected of a crime, let alone been found guilty of committing one? We should be told.

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          • Long John Silver's parrot says:

            I always thought that Coulson came with a very strong recommendation from George Osborne so responsibility extends sideways let us not forget.

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          • George Osborne says:

            Let’s wait and see how the story unfolds.

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          • Vlad the Loudhailer says:

            Wasn’t there a criminal at No.10 selling honours when Miliamp was in the last government?

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          • Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

            How old is her daughter? Boaz.

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    • 9
      selroberts says:

      So you think this story is worthy of a snooze eh?
      A major “criminal” case involving the establishment/police gets chucked out after a 7 month trial, and you don’t think this is newsworthy?
      What now for Hacked Off, Grant, Coogan, and all the others who campaigned against a free press?

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    • 34
      When Hell freezes over says:

      This all came to pass because the Guardian wrongly reported that the News of the World deleted Milly Dowler’s phone messages. The judge ordered the Jury to ignore that report because it was wrong.

      When will the Guardian apologise?

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      • 94
        Guardian Trustafarian says:

        As soon as the Guardian’s broadcasting arm, the BBC, reports any Guardian error…ie when hell freezes over

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      • 120
        Bulls**t Baffles Brains says:

        It all came to pass because Cameron hired Coulson. Until then, it had just been an old scandal that the last Labour government had buried so they wouldn’t upset any of the newspapers.

        If there was any justice left, Morgan would get anything that Coulson gets, and then some.

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    • 35
      Luis Suárez says:

      Pizza anyone?

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    • 45
      Mycroft says:

      How can this be a great day???

      Doesn’t the conviction of Coulson mean that hacking was endemic in that Empire?

      Just askin’…

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    • 62
      rick says:

      The trial cost 100million to establish what was already known or assumed. They really are taking the piss out of the British taxpayer. Although, the tax paying saps don’t seem to mind.

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    • 74
      Caliphate R US says:

      £100.000.000 for a pro, is this cheap if you are in government?. British justice at its best, bring in sharia asap.

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    • 78
      Caliphate R Us says:

      £100,000,000 for a pro, I hope she was good.

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    • 129
      Anonymous says:

      Tom Watson and Martin Hickman in their book ‘Dial M for Murdoch’. I quote:

      Approaches were made to Tom Watson… Two intermediaries close to News International offered a deal. One told Watson the company would “give him” Andy Coulson, but Rebekah Brooks was “sacred”, which Watson took to mean that the company would hand over incriminating evidence on Coulson if he laid off Brooks. Page 185

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    • 141
      the poor bloody taxpayer says:

      a great day for the poor bloody taxpayer!

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    • 157
      Huge Grunt says:

      Gosh, …, err, … golly, …, look, … um, … I, errm, ….

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    • 162
      Tom Catesby. says:

      Coulson takes the rap!

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  2. 2
    Tachybaptus says:

    Nasty bit of crowing from the Guardian, as usual. Wonder how long in advance it was written.

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  3. 4
    Ctesibius says:

    So let me get this right. In Guardian-land, listening to John Prescott’s inane grunting on his voicemail is a terrible crime, while sending some nancy-boy poncing around the world with a whole lot of files nicked from MI6 stuck up his jacksie is work of tremendous public service.

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  4. 6
    David Cummerbund says:

    I did her you know.
    But font tell anyone.

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  5. 8

    What a horrible women – shame she is not behind bars!

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    • 12
      The jury says:

      How is she horrible?
      What did she do?

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      • 31
        'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

        She went to court, was tried by her peers and was found not guilty.

        Who gives a fucking monkeys?

        Meanwhile in the real world, my youngest can’t get a place at his local Primary, my mother in law can’t see a doctor for three sodding weeks and my local pub has gone bust and closed down….no doubt to soon become a community centre/food bank or if worse, a fucking mosque.

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        • 36
          BBC Thought Police says:

          Shut the fuck up and feel the enrichment!

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        • 97
          Andy Burnham says:

          They’d be able to find a doctor if the Queen was passing by and was suddenly taken ill.

          Tell them that the Queen took one look at the place and made a miraculous recovery so the doctor should be free.

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          • Anonymous says:

            The Queen travels with her own medical back up, use your commen sense ! but Judging by the long list of DRs listed as working at most GP practices, it sounds to me as though they need to organise themselves better.Most of them earn so much they are able to go part time thanks to Tony !

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        • 140
          Liam Byrne says:

          Sorry, there is no money left.

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  6. 11
    Ed Moribund says:

    Is there an owl in this story?

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    • 13
      Diane Abbotopotamus says:

      It had better be a brown owl! (Or a black one).

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    • 39
      Edward Lear says:

      The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
      In a beautiful pea green boat,
      They took some honey, and plenty of money,
      Wrapped up in a five pound note.
      The Owl looked up to the stars above,
      And sang to a small guitar,
      ‘O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love,
      What a beautiful Pussy you are,
      You are,
      You are!
      What a beautiful Pussy you are!’

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  7. 15
    Noble Savage says:

    Anybody seen the original Producers film with Zero Mostel? What was it the jury foreman said?

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  8. 16
    Owen Jones says:

    When we stand up to Islam the world will improve. First step is free speech.

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    • 21
      Songe says:

      It aint gonna happen.

      We are beding and bending – and we will break.

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    • 168
      Not Coming Back says:

      It is too late to go back now. The UK is a multinational nation and British governments are afraid of muslims.
      The Uk future is predictably bleak. Hopes for muslim integration are very mistaken. It is the English who will be pressured to leave, convert or suffer violence. Muslims know it is a new third world shithole in the making.

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  9. 17
    gildedtumbril says:

    It is my considered opinion, after much deliberation, that things are worse now than what they were when they were not as bad as what
    they are.
    Furthermore, I am not persuaded that juries can any longer be trusted.
    Perhaps a bank of computers might suffice, instead.
    In complex cases I feel the longer the case drags on the more likely the jury may be bought.

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  10. 19
    Diane Abbotopotamus says:

    My Race Card™ is very nearly worn out, I’d better get a new one!!!!

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    • 67
      Ticket collector says:

      Your ‘credit’ card is also just about maxed out so you had better get off to Jamaica while the door is still open.

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  11. 23
    Miss Marple says:

    What has always puzzled me is how did the newspapers get the number of Millie Dowler’s phone, it wasn’t through directory enquiries. The parents wouldn’t give it to a newspaper, the only people who had it, as I see it, was the police. Now did one of them give it to the newspapers, we have been told that information was passed back and forth for payment. Just asking.

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    • 100
      Wilderbeest says:

      It was previously admitted by the NOTW lawyers that they got this from a cop for cash.

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      • 149
        Anonymous says:

        Her parents got millions from Murdoch, can we stop going on about it please ? it was bad enough when Milliband kept mentioning it in that special “Millies phone” voice, he used.

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    • 155
      Anonymous says:

      The Surrey police appeared to know all along that the NOTW had listened to the messages. Didn’t the paper tell them at the time? Back then it wasn’t thought of as a big deal. The paper, like everyone else, was trying to find the missing girl.

      The whole thing appears to be a stitch up by politicians who knew phone hacking was going on 8 years ago. It is baffling how some people are found not guilty and some guilty when it would appear they both knew the same information. Something very odd seems to be going on.

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  12. 24
    Guy News Room says:

    Michael Gove on Cameron “We now know he brought a criminal into the heart of Downing Street.’” what a massive idiot

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  13. 26
    'Gypsy' Dave Cooper says:

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  14. 28
    Yasmin Alibhai-Brown witha roast chicken on her head says:

    Punch her in the throat!

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  15. 33
    Luis Suárez says:

    I ate his Roman nose with some god father beans and a nice Chiellini.

    Pffffffffffffffff…..

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    • 38
      Woy says:

      All this publicity this Suarez bloke is getting just for biting an Iti has made you all forget our marvellous 0-0 draw against Costa Coffee today.

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  16. 37
    Who will prosecute the Guardians? says:

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  17. 43
    Gheedough says:

    If you wonder why I’m kissing the arse of slag Wade/Brooks, it’s because she’ll be back at the Sun pretty soon and deciding whether to keep me on the payroll.

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  18. 46
    Fishy says:

    Fucking Rowenna Davis is on Sky again parroting Miliband. Nasty thick piece of work almost having an orgasm.

    She says that the News of the World went after everyone…but doesn’t mention that the Mirror was at it as well.

    Sky forget to make the point that she is a Labour candidate at the next election.

    A disgrace.

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    • 49
      TAT says:

      She’s also a Guardianista

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    • 64
      Anonymous says:

      She sounds like a teenager. While she was farting our her inane donkey words with unnecessary emphasis combined with the facial mannerisms and eye gestures (as though that makes the crap she spouts somehow sound credible), I noticed something about her looks different. I can’t quite put my finger on it. Is it her hair? Has she had some cosmetic work done? Anyway she looks different, though sadly as annoying as usual. Why does Sky News insist on inviting a fucking teenager on to review the fucking papers FFS? Fucking Labour PPC? I do hope that with a red rosette pinned to her, the good folk of whichever constituency (somewhere in Southampton, is it?) ensure that she doesn’t glide up to the green benches — PMQs could quite possibly become a tedious as the Sky News papers review.

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  19. 47
    RED ED - SON OF BROWN says:

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  20. 51
    KT says:

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  21. 52
    Displaced Brummie says:

    So, a whole lot of people were all charged with conspiring together. All of them, bar 1, were found not guilty.

    So Coulson was found guilty of conspiring with himself? WTF?

    This sounds like good grounds for an appeal.

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    • 55
      Rebekah Brooks says:

      I was just his knob jockey yer honour!

      Pease don’t send me down yer honour, I adopted a little child just after all this started to unravel. Think of the poor child yer honour!

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    • 96
      bergen says:

      You’ve forgotten the poor sods at the bottom of the food chain at the Screws who had previously pleaded guilty. They must be really hacked off.

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  22. 53
    England is becumin a ferd world cess-pit innit says:

    I wonder what beccy’s sexual performance is?

    She seems very reserved

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  23. 54
    speccie twat says:

    Thanks so much for the “Update” on the Sun splash. It was really difficult to make out their headline in the first photo, what with all those other confusing newspapers in the background. Well done as well for running such a great website from up Rupert Murdoch’s arsehole, there can’t be much room to move in there what with Tony Blair and David Cameron taking up so much room.

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    • 105
      Wilderbeest says:

      The police will need a SWAT team to get in there, it’s so crowded.

      I wonder how Rupe’s interviews with the Yard will go? If they are anything like his performance at the Select Committee, the biggest danger is that the detectives will die of hypocrisy.

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  24. 61
    Ed ov da people says:

    I am well loving the new series of Gas Monkey Pawn shop auction hunters

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  25. 70

    Justice has been done. Very expensively. The public has paid for much of this wasted effort.

    Meanwhile so many crimes, much more serious, against individuals, against the public interest, against our age-old freedoms, have been perpetrated, yet the authorities have not lifted one finger to investigate these, let alone charge any accused.

    Rational behaviour has been turned on its head in this ethically-free wonder-world of show trials and celebrity-led obsessionism.

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    • 72
      Socialism is theft says:

      True and as I said recently most of this onslaught against the press is self-inflicted. Had the Sun continued to support Labour this story would probably never have seen the light of day. The justice system has in some ways become a kind of popularity contest, like X-factor.

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      • 81
        Elsie Hargreaves 5 Railway Terrace Dewsbur says:

        I know she has been found not guilty but I still think she did it and I will always think that.

        That Guido Fawkes character was implying yesterday things were not quite right too.

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        • 151
          Anonymous says:

          I really dont know how she can be innocent, and wasnt her fool of a Husband bound stuffing lap tops into litter bins somewhere in London ? i mean is that normal ?

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    • 88
      Eli Jenkins says:

      The only person I feel sorry for is the horse.

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  26. 75
    Caliphate R US says:

    Maybe a comment will be posted.

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  27. 79
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    Did this woman not physically attack her former husband involving a police intervention, the matter not proceeding to Court because her husband did not want to make a complaint ?

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  28. 80
    dublin says:

    are you having fun controlling the elevator?

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  29. 83
    Lord Justice Mustbedone says:

    “Remember Mrs Brooks in the witness box. Your vision of her probably will never disappear. Has she elegance? Has she fragrance? Would she have, without the strain of this trial, radiance? How would she appeal? Has she had a happy married life? has she been able to enjoy, rather than endure, her husband Charlie?

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  30. 91
    Mornington Crescent says:

    Red tops (and politics) are like the stock market: sell in May and go away.

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  31. 92
    Gerry J118 Adams says:

    He is into children you see… left him wide open to being lent upon. The recent arrest was a decoy, he was that close to getting his head blown off the pigs had to intervene. Also the reason why Ryan and Crossnan were shot dead. To do with protecting the Good Friday Agreement? Nah! Because when it comes to running kiddie stings all the teams are at it. Oh you have started fucking with the elevator again? So you are okay with me posting this but not the WG reference?! Okay okay!!! You know how much I hate that elevator harassment shit! Gonna be fun marrying up the elevator logs with the CCTV!!! Retired spooks in not very good at their job shocker!

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  32. 95
    Fergus Georgeson says:

    Nowt as odd as folk in Cliftonwood, Bristol offering tea and cakes to traffic wardens.

    http://preview.tinyurl.com/m979fso

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  33. 98
    Pookie Snackumberger says:

    Does this mean that the ‘hacking/Cameron’ story will start to wind down over the next three to five years on the Bbbc?

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  34. 99
    Sorry_with_Crossed_Fingers says:

    I remember the day when Justice in England started to die, with special religious get-out clauses, like the motorcycle helmets, shortly followed by Sharia Mediation and other wonderful culturally enriched Legal Equity.
    Women in the Middle East are “doli incapax” in many legal matters, which apparently now seems to be the growing norm in our British, sharia-infiltrated judicial setup.
    No matter – with Rupert and Piers still ar large we will yet bag a couple of other turkeys before Winter Festival (sorry Santa).

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    • 122
      albacore says:

      Well, that’s you down for re-education
      Why ain’t you filled so full of elation
      At being enriched you can’t contain it?
      Parliament’s blown billions to explain it

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  35. 102
    Wilderbeest says:

    So moving hearing Harriet banging on about that wicked Mr Murdoch this morning and his over-chumminess with the PM. She must have been similarly full of indignation when her old boss Blair did everything short of climbing right up Rupe’s arse to prove his loyalty to the Digger.

    The saintly Rebekah is off to her new job now – Mobile Manager at GCHQ.

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  36. 103
    Will says:

    Well the whole of the press was into phone hacking. The mirror will be charged soon as well. The telegraph paid for stolen goods over the expenses scandal. The guardian published stolen property and had to destroy hard drives containing state information. No paper has any reason to feel smug.

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    • 169
      Not Coming Back says:

      The Telegraph informant was excluded from prosecution as his information published in that newspaper, was deemed to be in the public interest. And so it was.

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  37. 104
    Rupert Murdoch says:

    G’day bludgers! Thanks for sticking by me and buying my papers even while I backed Labour for ten years. I couldn’t ask for a more suppliant buncha bludgers!

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  38. 106
    bergen says:

    There were two unexploded bombs-this one under the Tories and Chilcott under Labour.

    I reckon the Tories will survive this one relatively unscathed in the general noise of the other acquittals. Now for Chilcott……

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    • 115
      Tony Blair says:

      Silly boy. You think I haven’t had the Chilcot inquiry sorted? How naive you are.

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      • 165
        Anonymous says:

        And, since the other ‘inquires’ have been whitewashes, what are the chances for Chilcot? Sad – but true!

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      • 170
        Not Coming Back says:

        Murdoch is a bad enemy, Tone. He has the money , he has the investigative staff, he has the high level US contacts, he can therefor find out your financial affairs and what is crucial he owns TV and Newspapers galore in which to reveal it all.

        He is an unforgiving hater, so fix that one Tone!

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    • 116
      Wrong move every time says:

      Cameron is so incompetent he’ll end up taking the blame for Childott too

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    • 167
      Anonymous says:

      To:
      Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations

      Please remove Tony Blair as the Quartet Representative with immediate effect.

      Sincerely

      (Petition to sack Tony Blair as the Middle East “Peace” Envoy)

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  39. 107
    albacore says:

    Never you mind all this hacking blarney
    It ain’t like wielding a bacon sarnie
    Near a mosque these days with evil intent
    You’ll get twelve months’ clink to make you repent

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  40. 108
    Will says:

    Whilst the guardianfeeling smug over this and self righteous over this might give it a warm glow. Given someone a job is not a crime. Should I not employ anyone who is under suspicion of a crime. Look at the hounding of the president of the oxford union, just because he was male, Tory and white. In the event no charges were brought but his reputation is destroyed.

    The santimonious approach of the left and some women groups is breathtaking over certain issues.

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  41. 109
    ʍȫʊʂʂȁ ҞϴџṦṦậ says:

    I suspect she knew too much about the establishment to be sent down, a huge waste of public money. Coulson is the small fry tit-bit to throw the public.

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    • 114
      Mad Intrigue fanatic alert says:

      What total bollocks.

      She was found not guilty by 12 ordinary men and women.

      It really is that simple

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      • 119
        Casual Observer 2 says:

        Do you believe in fairies as well? It’s got Establishment fix written all over it.

        £100 million pissed away to the lawyers. Brilliant.

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        • 124
          Eurograph says:

          Not necessarily. It’s not easy to prove in a legal sense, beyond reasonable doubt that somebody knew something, no matter how obvious it might seem. They haven’t even tried to prosecute Piers and common sense suggests he was a guilty as she was.

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        • 127
          bergen says:

          No. I suspect that there was so much hypocrisy from the prosecution – the police having been in cahoots with them for years- that the jury simply gave them the benefit of the doubt.

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  42. 110
    T.B£iar - the People's Messiah says:

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    • 112
      Sick says:

      Sick. That is sick. Producing a Tweet like that and using the death of a victim to score political points.

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    • 117
      Just for clarification says:

      Didn’t ISIS take over some storage facility last week with chemical weaponry in it?

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      • 130
        ED MILLIBANDWAGGON says:

        I had to laugh at the time , when Colon Powell was pointing out on aerial phots
        Field laboratories on the backs of lorries , these labs could produce toxic chemicals anywhere
        It turns out that they were waggons not carrying laboratories , but lavatories
        so i suppose he was half right certainly in that heatthe contents would be pretty toxic

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      • 164
        Anonymous says:

        And are not ISIS the very same people with strong links to the Free Syrian Army? The very same terrorists NATO where about to support with bombing attacks? Good job enough MPs spotted the danger, and voted against air strikes. Iraq War mark II? No thank you!

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        • 171
          Anonymous says:

          No they are not. ISIS are killing members of the FSA. Interestingly enough, they have not killed any SAA. I think you meant “NATO were about to support.” Wrong again.

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          • Anonymous says:

            Let’s see, ISIS terrorist – bad, media-friendly FSA ‘freemdom-fighters’ – good? Sorry, one word wrong – but does not the point remain that NATO WERE about to support some VERY questionable people?

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    • 131
      Labour unfit to govern says:

      The unpalatable truth..

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    • 159
      Anonymous says:

      Yet more shameless smearing the Labour Party, when the evidence points to this being a Killing Of Tony Blair. For it was New Labour Blair (and his mates) that really had blood on their hands. Same old hard-right media – never let the facts get in the way of sexing-up the case against the left.

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  43. 118
    Richard Dreyfuss says:

    This was not a boat accident. And it wasn’t any propeller. And it wasn’t any coral reef. And it wasn’t Jack the Ripper. It was Luis Suarez.

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  44. 121
    Will says:

    Meanwhile the guardian still loses money and only survives due to a dowry from its sale of its second hand car business and able to be located in the bvi for tax purposes.

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    • 136
      Wilderbeest says:

      The bit about the Autotrader sale is true, but the main group isn’t offshored, that was just the capital gain on the Autotrader deal. The reality is that GMG is a minnow in the tax evasion game compared to the whales like Rothermere and Murdoch.

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      • 138
        Ticket collector says:

        Tut tut – but they still should not be doing it no matter how teeny weeny they are in this field.

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  45. 123
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    Sad to see Guido sponsored by the Sun.

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  46. 126
    Robert Maxwell says:

    Coo-ee, all you morally impeccable Labour types, remember me?

    Could someone throw me a life jacket by the way, I’ve been bobbing here for 13 years.

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    • 132
      The tonk known as Roger Helmer says:

      ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

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    • 135
      Socialism is theft says:

      And let us not forget that when all this hacking was going on the Sun was supporting Labour.

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  47. 128
    jack Wigan says:

    Power of the sun unleash. Red hot. Beware Cameron you’re time and turn has come.

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  48. 133
    Albert's chainsaw sharpeners says:

    I see the “public” are in favour of Leveson according to bBBC drone, it’s nice to have people with far more intelligence than thick old me making decisions on behalf of me, but suppose I wasn’t thinking that way and thought that tieing the media up in laws was bad for free speech, of course I wouldn’t be thinking that way as tv has me brainwashed into thinking Auntie knows better.

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    • 137
      Ticket collector says:

      In this case, “the public” is the BBC canteen and everyone knows why they love Leveson; and we all know that organisation is a cesspit of peedoughfilia (which of course is not allowed to be mentioned any more cos Brian sez so).

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    • 143
      BUT..The real world out there doesn't care says:

      I would think that the majority of the “public” couldn’t give a shit quite frankly . It may be a hot topic in the Westminster Bubble and amongst the chattering classes at “Kitchen Suppers” in the Cotswolds or cosy dinner parties amongst the “luvvies”in Hampstead but in the big real world outside the cosy little elitist circles Phone Hacking and Leveson is of no interest or importance whatsoever

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  49. 134
    Brent Fraser says:

    That S*n front page is a photo-shopped spoof, right?

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  50. 142

    more shit shovels needed what a bloody farce cameran the worst of all pm ever to sit in no m10 . god bloody help us.

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  51. 156
    Anonymous says:

    “Great Day”
    Alive? What could we all learn from Hillsborough? Well maybe, that they thought that was all over. Well it isn’t, even yet.

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  52. 163
    Taxfodder says:

    You have to smile at the UK media and laughable political correctness, they all have an opinion and pretty much all self centered worthless bollocks.

    To a man/woman other than those mentioned above knows parliament and media is brimming with liars cheats crooks layabouts incompetents hangers on and large dollops of hypocrisy, the last thing on their minds is you or I.

    Does it make our roads any better NO,

    The Public any safer NO

    Does it lower the tax burden NO

    say no more….

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  53. 173
    Bill de Burgh says:

    I know what you’ve all been thinking, since before, all during and now subsequent to, the conclusion of the Trial.
    I bet it’s been your first thought on waking, has accompanied you all through each day and has put you to bed and to sleep each night as well.
    And how do I know this?
    Because I’ve been thinking the self-same thought the whole damn time too:
    “I BET IT LOOKS LIKE AN ORANG-UTAN WITH AN AXE-WOUND”

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Gyles Brandreth writes in his memoirs:

“Sunday, May 10, 1998

Early start: appearing on Breakfast With Frost, to be broadcast from 11 Downing Street. The Chancellor [Gordon Brown] is grouchily amiable, but so earnest — and still biting his fingernails to the quick.

After the show, he took us upstairs to his flat. He lives above No 10, while Blair and family are in the No 11 duplex, which is bigger and more like a proper house.

I was intrigued that, when he took us into his bedroom, the Chancellor rather ostentatiously opened the built-in wardrobes, as if he wanted us to see the women’s frocks that were hanging in there.

They looked quite large, but I don’t think they belong to Gordon. I assume they belong to his girlfriend [Sarah Macaulay, who he later married].

I presume he was keen for us to know that he has one — and that she’s not a ‘beard’. I don’t think he does anything without calculation.”



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Now the SNP know how UKIP voters feel all the time.


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