Mother calls on Morrisons to restrict Christmas jumpers | Daily Mail Online

Stories like this fill me with despair, this woman has the vote for heavens sake. "A mother has called on Morrisons to restrict the sales of their Christmas jumpers after her six-year-old was left in tears when she bought him one saying 'I'm the reason there's a naughty list' - not realising he'd be able … Continue reading Mother calls on Morrisons to restrict Christmas jumpers | Daily Mail Online

Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – so long as they don’t make the taxpayer pick up the bill for their wedding | The Independent

As another with no interest in this subject other than hoping, given the governments insistence there is no ‘magic money tree’, that they would pay for their own wedding - some hope! "‘Parasite Marries Scrounger’ remains my favourite headline for a royal wedding story, I think coined by The Socialist Worker to mark the betrothal … Continue reading Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – so long as they don’t make the taxpayer pick up the bill for their wedding | The Independent

Manchester City are giving more than just United the blues | Daniel Taylor | Football | The Guardian

Interesting article on City, particularly as following the Newcastle result I was one of many City supporters on the pitch. "‘It’s Mars Next Stop,’ was the back-page headline in the Daily Express on 13 May 1968. Manchester City had won the championship and, though it was another 40 years or so before the term ‘noisy … Continue reading Manchester City are giving more than just United the blues | Daniel Taylor | Football | The Guardian

Stay at home on Black Friday to avoid the measles outbreak | Daily Mail Online

You'd find it hard to believe this same newspaper was the foremost at campaigning against the MMR vaccine! "Fears over the safety of the MMR jab have been blamed for a deadly measles outbreak in Leeds and Liverpool with up to 28 cases reported. Manchester has been placed on high alert to be hit next … Continue reading Stay at home on Black Friday to avoid the measles outbreak | Daily Mail Online

EU blocks UK from competing to be capitals of culture | Daily Mail Online

You couldn’t make it up didn’t the UK choose to use a non binding referendum to commence proceedings to leave the EU? Get on with it, live with it! "Brussels has blocked British cities from competing to be the European capital of culture - leaving councils preparing bids potentially millions of pounds out of pocket." … Continue reading EU blocks UK from competing to be capitals of culture | Daily Mail Online