Saturday Seven Up


Guido’s favourite story this week was also the top story of the week, catching the left-wing comic Ed Byrne “mis-remembering” his appearance in a government promo for tuition fees after telling David Willets that he had done no such thing. We’ll see that on Mock the Week soon, right?

Guido was sent a D-Notice last night, is that a first for a blog? Wikileaks will of course undermine the whole system, it will be like Trafigura to the power of 100. Just as the self-appointed mainstream media gatekeepers have now realised that “the news” is not what they say it is, governments are realising that secrets are not as easily kept as before the internet. If we learn more of the truth, that is a good thing – “ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”

This week the blog had 371,079 page views from 224,606 visits by 78,214 visitors. The top 7 stories last week in order of popularity were:

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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