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Mammoth cannabis bust in Hashburton turned out to be just bird feeding

By Akash Hashmi Ashburton and Chudleigh Police have come across a mammoth drug bust ... ... oh never mind they found a few seedlings in the woods. In a place appropriately nicknamed by the locals, Hashburton, of all names. This is what…
A policeman cuts down a door using a chainsaw.
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Runcorn police destroy door with chainsaw to find half a joint

By Kevin John Braid Police in Runcorn have boasted on Facebook about a door they vandalised with a chainsaw in a bust to recover half a joint. The post boasted that a "Misuse of Drugs Act warrant was executed and a quantity of drugs had…
negligenceclaim.com parasites encouraging people to sue the NHS.
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Facebook posting ads encouraging people to sue the NHS

By Chris Bovey Facebook has been condemned for running adverts during the Coronavirus crisis encouraging people to sue the British National Health Service. The tech giant which likes to promote an image that its platform is about creating…
Weed is an essential good in California.
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Weed is an essential good in L.A. - booze is essential in the UK

By Akash Hashmi Another day, another police force bragging about their HUGE cannabis haul. By huge, I again mean a few grams, wrapped in some tin foil from a single user. South Wales Police Cardiff took to Facebook to share their extremely…
Anti-Brexit activist, Chris Bovey, censored by Facebook for his liberal pro-EU views.
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Facebook wrongly bans accounts during Corona outbreak

By Chris Bovey An apparent bug in Facebook’s algorithm blocked news articles about the COVID-19 outbreak and has restricted some users from using their service. Legitimate articles concerning safety and health advice were marked as spam,…
British police helicopter flying over cannabis leaves
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Bournemouth police chopper weed bust Facebook post backfires

By Chris Bovey A Facebook post by Bournemouth police boasting about using a police helicopter to locate and dismantle a small cannabis grow backfired in the comments section. Bournemouth South Police announced on Facebook they had used a police…
The majority of Brits did not vote for the Tory Party.
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Bo Jo the Clown remains Prime Minister, but nothing has changed

By Chris Bovey Shortly before the polls closed, I was hoping for another shock exit poll predicting yet again a Hung Parliament. Deep down I knew this was unlikely, or otherwise, we would have seen a similar shift in the opinion polls…
BeLEAVE headline from the Sun newspaper.
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Conspiracy theorists and their alliance with the Tory right

By Chris Bovey Ever since the Brexit debate started, I have seen a number of memes and links on my Facebook feed with some of the most bizarre claims about the European Union. While some of the posts from the leave camp come from your…
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Facebook restricting organic reach of pro-EU pages

By Chris Bovey Facebook has become an instrumental part of people’s lives for sharing and disseminating information. Newsfeeds will show you a mixture of paid-for sponsored ads together with posts from friends, groups you have joined…
Cartoon of Gemma Brusshett phone zombie who walked in front of a cyclist on a red light, but District Judge District Judge Shanti Mauger apportioned half of the blame to cyclist Robert Hazeldean.

Cyclist punished for being knocked off bike by phone zombie

By Richard Shrubb In a bonkers judgement from the courts, it now appears that people too absorbed in their phones to give a shit for their own lives can blame cyclists for hitting them. Great news for phone zombies! What happened? Gemma Brushett…