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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…
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…
A photo of a small number of cannabis plants confiscated by Chichester police and posted on Facebook.

Police weed busts on Facebook, they name, we shame

By Chris Bovey From time to time we post details of a daft police bust posted on Facebook by a some local rozzers who are very proud of their achievements. These can range from a bust for a spliff’s worth of weed to a tiny little grow-up,…
30 day Facebook ban
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Facebook says standing up to racist bullies is 'hate speech'

By Chris Bovey Whether we like it or not Facebook is an integral part of many people’s lives to share information and to communicate with each other. I’m sure many of you will have fallen foul of Facebook’s ban hammer for sharing…
South Yorkshire Police weed bust.

Sheffield police cannabis bust ridiculed on Facebook

By Akash Hashmi It’s that time again! Yet another police force is posting about a relatively small cannabis bust, despite the danger of being publicly ridiculed. You’d think they’d learn by now that most of the public really don’t…
EU flag with chemtrails.
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Brexit will stop chemtrails over the UK

I  By Chris Bovey The level of ignorance amongst Brexit voters never ceases to outstand me with their ill-informed opinions about the workings of the EU. On one side I hear people calling it a communist dictatorship, on the other they…
Police Service of Northern Ireland get sent to Facebook jail.

Police given Facebook ban for sharing seized drugs photo

By Akash Hashmi and Chris Bovey The Police Service of Northern Ireland received a Facebook ban from the tech social media giant for sharing a photo drugs they had seized. Many of you will have probably been sent to Facebook prison, often…
Minor police cannabis raids.

UK police boasts on Facebook about minor weed busts backfire

By Chris Bovey In the modern world, social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter have become a vital means of communications for businesses, campaign groups, government institutions, etc., Most police forces in the UK have a Facebook…
Government response to cannabis petitions proves they are a waste of time.
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Why cannabis petitions are a waste of time!

By Chris Bovey We’ve all seen them pop up on our Facebook or Twitter feeds, yet another cannabis petition. You’ve probably signed one, I have, and will likely sign another since it only takes a few seconds. That does not mean I’m…