Newsnight took a look back at the long-running satirical show Spitting Image on Tuesday ahead of a new Arena documentary on the importance of the programme in defining the public image of Britain’s politicians during the Eighties and Nineties.
Of course, the chat ended with Margaret Thatcher – her puppet at least – interrupting . . . → Read More: After Spitting Image Discussion – Thatcher Threatens To ‘Privatise’ Paxman
Corruption is a problem for almost half the companies doing business in Europe, a survey by the European Commission said on Monday, and an increasing number of European Union citizens think it is getting worse.
The report places the EU, often portrayed as one of the globe’s cleanest regions, in an unflattering light. Among . . . → Read More: Corruption costs EU economy £100BILLION a year and Greece and China are among the worst offenders
British taxpayers have unwittingly funded a controversial new manifesto for the European Union which demands increased rights for illegal immigrants and a universal income for the unemployed – whether or not they seek work.
The 145-page manifesto also calls for a ban on fracking and greater powers for Brussels.
The document will be distributed . . . → Read More: British taxpayers funding a ‘Marxist’ manifesto for European superstate
New aid storm over project that’s even ridiculed in African country
UK taxpayers have picked up a £4million bill to fund Ethiopia’s own Spice Girls.
Yegna, a five-strong group, have launched a radio show and released a string of videos that aim to empower women in the African country.
But even Ethiopian critics of . . . → Read More: How you pay £4m to fund the Ethiopian Spice Girls thanks to ‘aid’
……….and reveal rate of unexplained spending is up 23%… with UK liable for £800m.
Misspending and wasting money in the EU is getting worse, according to the latest annual report by auditors who have again refused to sign off the accounts.
The report reveals the amount of unexplained spending has risen and the books . . . → Read More: Auditors refuse to sign off EU accounts for 19th year in a row
Immigrants from outside Europe have taken £100billion more in benefits and services than they paid back in taxes, a major study revealed yesterday.
Over a 16-year period, the bill to the taxpayer of providing them with welfare, health and education was 14 per cent higher than the money they put in the national purse.
. . . → Read More: How immigrants from outside Europe leave a £100billion hole in the public purse
BBC2’s Newsnight this week gave an extraordinary platform to comic Russell Brand to promote his guest editorship of the New Statesman, during which he called for revolution in Britain.
While most viewers would have been as bemused as interviewer Jeremy Paxman, perhaps we should not be so surprised the former Guardian . . . → Read More: Russell Brand and how the BBC’s become the Guardian’s TV lapdog
142,300 foreign nationals claiming Jobseekers Allowance, figures show David Cameron under pressure to curb benefits for foreigners (Parasites) Poland tops league table followed by Pakistan, Somalia and Iran Cabinet briefed on EU red tape, which is holding back business
Almost one in 10 people claiming the dole is not British, latest figures reveal.
. . . → Read More: 1 in 10 dole claimants is from outside the UK as Cameron moves to limit access to benefits for foreigner parasites
The Home Secretary says the Government understands people’s concerns after a News poll shows a desire for tougher rules.
The Home Secretary has insisted the Government is tackling immigration after a news poll revealed a demand for “drastic action”.
Theresa May told one news channel steps were already being taken to tighten . . . → Read More: Britons want something doing about out of control immigration
More than 600,000 unemployed EU citizens are living in Britain at a cost of £1.5billion to the NHS according to a new report.
The 291-page study will be published this week by the European Commission and shows the number of European migrants who have moved to the UK but do not have jobs . . . → Read More: 600,000 unemployed EU citizens living in Britain at a cost of £1.5billion to the NHS
Greatest threat from Nigeria, Pakistan, Romania, Poland, Lithuania, Vietnam Security forces say Albania and Turkey are also causing concern Thousands of foreign criminals will be deported before they are prosecuted (Believe that and you’ll believe anything) National Crime Agency (NCA) – dubbed Britain’s FBI – will launch tomorrow
A quarter of Britain’s organised . . . → Read More: One third of organised crime gangs are run by overseas thugs, new figures reveal as Theresa May promises to deport foreign suspects