Tommy Taylor’s SRU

What a week for Australia. It’s not what happened here, but rather what we must learn from foreign news. The terrible execution of hostages in Algeria carried out by Muslims in support of Malians and terrorists held in western countries. The result in troops being sent into action will escalate action both in France and … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

This week, a young seventeen year old girl from Sri Lanka who worked as a nanny in Saudi Arabia was beheaded. She was executed because a baby (that she was looking after) died whilst being fed a milk bottle. Despite protests from many support groups and the government of Sri Lanka, the guilty verdict was … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

I don’t know how to report the news this week. The darkest time for all of us, especially parents…its cruel how the wickedness in some people can destroy the lives of so many. At Christmas time we enjoy the friendship and happiness of our families and there’s (or at least there should be) peace to … [Read the full story]

Tommy Taylor’s SRU (Sunday Round-Up)

Another week of spin and pollies ducking the issues they promised when elected. Both parties highlighted issues relating to education, policing and health. Crime is increasing…especially violent crime. The promise of more police officers recruited to the force has been a miserable failure. There’s going to be more doctors and nurses to boost our hospitals … [Read the full story]

1958…I remember it like it was yesterday

It was my first job and I had only started a year earlier. I worked in London for a national newspaper. Newspapers were the main form of information, and readers would buy two or three copies a day, just to keep up with the latest news and sports results. Television was in its early days … [Read the full story]

EPL matchday tickets range from $15 to $150

Premier League fans without season tickets will pay as little as $15 and as much as $150 for a ticket to watch their clubs, according to a new survey. The BBC survey shows Blackburn come out as the top-flight club with the lowest possible outlay for a match-day – the cheapest possible adult ticket, a … [Read the full story]

Is this ‘The Scheme’ of things to come out of Pommieland?

It caused its fair share of controversy when it was first shown on BBC Scotland last year. And now viewers in the rest of the UK have had the chance to see what all the fuss is about after fly-on-the-wall documentary series The Scheme made its debut on BBC One last week. First shown in … [Read the full story]

James Bond’s next mission – find info on the Lesser Spotted Hyena Butterfly

Bond star Daniel Craig is replacing 84 year old Sir David Attenborough as the voice of the BBC’s natural history shows. For his first mission, Craig, 43, will narrate One Life…a film that uses footage from the BBC series Life. The actor said he is “very proud” to have landed the role, adding, “The BBC … [Read the full story]

The Rooneys stick together

Wayne Rooney’s cousins have pulled out of a TV chat show, because producers wanted them to ‘dish the dirt’ on the soccer star and his wife Coleen. Natalie Rooney and Stephen Rooney were booked on the This Morning sofa to talk about their appearance on BBC programme Snog Marry Avoid. But Nat, who famously flashed … [Read the full story]

British press slate woeful England

The British press have criticised England‘s dismal performance in the third Ashes Test at the WACA Ground in Perth, likening the team’s pitiful display to those of England teams of old. The Sun – “England freeze, Aussies sledge” Sun reporter John Etheridge was scathing in his appraisal of England’s performance in Perth, describing the battering … [Read the full story]

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