food
Jeremy Corbyn Pledges To Investigate The Rising Cost Of Freddos

There's an old saying that you can judge the state of the economy based on the price of a Freddo. Cadbury's dirt-cheap cartoon frog bars are staple stock in corner shops across the country, and the price means they're ideal pocket money fodder. In the good old days of 2000 they were 10p each, but 18 years later they're an extortionate 25p. Luckily Jeremy Corbyn has promised to investigate this matter, which will no doubt make him universally loved by the UK population. Read More >>

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Fake Fake Fur That’s Actually Real Fur is Confusing Everyone

The Commons Environment Committee is launching an inquiry into fake fur on sale in the UK, suggesting that some fake fur is actually real fur that's being marketed as fake fur -- presumably because skinning a fox in some unregulated backwater is cheaper than importing a nice roll of the fake stuff. Read More >>

politics
Your Council Tax is Probably Going to Go Up

Council tax is one of those things people tend to forget about, since it's not pulled from our payslips automatically. It's important to keep the local area maintained, so we can't complain too much. We can, however, complain about the fact that council tax is probably going to go up, or at least that's what new research claims. Read More >>

politics
The Government’s Revealed How It’ll Boost Rights for Gig Economy Workers

The issue over the rights of workers in the gig economy have been disputed for some time, with the companies themselves insisting that workers are self-employed contractors and not entitled to rights like holiday pay or sick leave. The workers themselves, along with other organisations have issues with this for a long list of compelling reasons. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Heir-Apparent Has Been Released From Prison by an Appeals Court

Back in August news broke that Lee Jae-yong, billionaire heir-apparent to the Samsung corporation, had been found guilty of charges involving corruption and sentenced to five years in prison. Lee had been arrested just under 12 months ago, and had continued to deny the charges brought against him. Now he's been freed, thanks to a South Korean court of appeals. Read More >>

politics
MPs Vote to Leave Parliament for Refurb Works

After years of wrangling over what to do about fixing up the Palace of Westminster and all of its damp patches, wonky staircases and assorted legacy fire hazards, a decision has been made. The government will move out so the place can be renovated in a slightly easier fashion. Read More >>

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MP Launches Personal App And Becomes Self-Facilitating Media Node [Updated]

In case you hadn't noticed finding different ways to communicate with one another is all the rage, and now members of Parliament have decided to give it ago. Well one of them has, anyway. Read More >>

privacy
The Court of Appeals Has Decided the UK’s Surveillance Regime Was Unlawful After All

The government has been doing its best to spy on everyone and everything, with the Snooper's Charter giving them much broader powers on who and what they can spy on. While there have been many legal challenges linked to the controversial bill, including rulings from the EU, a ruling from the UK Court of Appeals means large part of the Snooper's Charter are unlawful. Read More >>

politics
Doomsday Clock Moves 30 Seconds Closer to Midnight Because The World Is Getting More Dangerous

It’s two minutes to midnight. And that’s really bad news if you’re a fan of planet Earth. Read More >>

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London Says No to Public Thatcher Statue

People on a night out in London looking for something to vandalise are not going to get what they want, as Westminster Council has denied planning permission for a statue of Margaret Thatcher. Read More >>

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Facebook Slowly Realising It Might Be Ruining Democracy

If you were even semi-conscious during the last two years, you’ll know that social media can wreak havoc on a functioning democracy. Facebook is finally admitting that it’s part of the problem. Facebook also wants you to believe in an imaginary future, a hypothetical someday when Mark Zuckerberg figures out how to stop his social network from enabling cyberwar and genocide, but the social network stops short of explaining how it’s going to get there. Read More >>

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Branson Orders Staff to Resume Selling the Daily Mail on Virgin Trains

Richard Branson has waded in to the debate about selling the Daily Mail or not across his Virgin Trains network, and has asked staff to put the newspaper back on sale while they conduct a full review of their sales practises. Read More >>

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Julian Assange Must Be Released, Says Julian Assange

Julian Assange, editor and founder of Wikileaks, has been holed up in London's Ecuadorian Embassy since 2012, following a rape allegation in Sweden. The UK Supreme Court ruled he was to be extradited, which led to him seeking political asylum - while claiming the whole thing was a ruse to extradite him to the USA and face trial. Read More >>

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MPs Can’t Stop Trying to Watch Porn at Work

If you paid attention to British politics last year, you'll know all about Damian Green and the accusations that he'd been watching porn at work. Accusations that led to his eventual resignation from the cabinet. Then the new university-watchdog Toby Young drew controversy from an article where he claimed to be a 'porn addict'. Well it looks like those two aren't the only porn-lovers in the government. Read More >>