London plans September 11 memorial
London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, has come under fire for the decision not to build the city's tribute to those who died in the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington in one of the major parks in the London area. The memorial is to be located in New York. On hearing of the decision, Maverick Labour MP, George Galloway, was supportive, remarking, "Tony Blair is pulling the wool over our eyes to hide the smokescreen behind which he's rattling his sabre".
Police in Soham call for panic
After finding the missing English schoolgirls, Jessica Chapman and Holly Wells, and a recent raft of attempted child abductions, Detective Chief Inspector Andy Hebb has called on the British public to step up "rampant paranoia".
In a press conference earlier today the detective urged people to "Look at the behaviour of your friends, relatives, neighbours, anything. Maybe they look funny, maybe they have strange habits. Any one of these things could mean they are murderous kidnapping pederasts".
a meeting with Soham townsfolk, Maurice Audley, a former local police
chief superintendent, said that it has never been police policy to set
neighbour against neighbour or to ask someone in the community to spy
on their neighbours. "However, now, we ask you to peer into
The streets of Soham are now empty, to walk in them is suspicious - locals peer through closed curtains at other locals peering through curtains. Remember - don't trust anybody. Trust kills.
Yoko Ono: "Give me a chance"
Yoko Ono released a short film on MTV today, pleading with the world to "Give peace a chance". At the same time, the former wife of Beatle legend, John Lennon, asked for herself to be "given a chance". She hopes that people will someday see her as an individual, and not as a leech on the memory of Beatle legend John Lennon. "Look at my art, my photography, my music - I'm an individual, can't you see?" pleaded Beatle legend, John Lennon's former wife.
nation Switzerland has joined the UN. It pledges to sit at the front in
every meeting, and take really good notes. Slacker nations like France
and Finland have already begun preparations to slag the new entrant.