Houses of parliament

Compulsory hazing for MPs

The government is so concerned about the low esteem in which the public hold squabbling politicians that they are looking at ways of making them work more cohesively.

Tony Blair by WEF

I’m back! Says Tony Blair

It looks like Teflon Tony is set to make a return to British domestic politics despite leaving the sinking ship in the hands of a hapless Gordon Brown just about the day before UK Ltd…

Fairy Penguins at Sea World

The adventures of Dirk the penguin

Dirk, a seven year-old fairy penguin, was having a quiet night in at Sea World on Queensland’s Gold Coast, with his girlfriend Peaches when he was accosted by two drunken Welshmen bent on ‘having a…


Markets rally because they feel like it

Europe is on the precipice of economic collapse and not single political party in the Eurozone can form a cohesive government yet markets have rebounded because they see no reason not to.

MP resting in Westminster

MPs right to drink

The Speaker of the House of Commons, in his capacity as the Chair of the Commons Commission, has decided to interfere in the rights of MPs to get sozzled whilst attending Parliament.