This posting is liable to be updated as more information comes in. 01.27am. Information is beginning to stream in of a car bomb attack on Palace Barracks, one of the largest British Army bases in Northern Ireland, and the NI headquarters of MI5. Update: Confirmed by @eamonnmallie 12.20am explosion at rear of barracks. Unconfirmed reports [...]
Eric Pickles, Office of the Party Chairman Conservative and Unionist Party, 30 Millbank, London, SW1P 4DP Dear Chris, Whilst it is as you know not normally in my nature to write to members in a negative way, I feel that I really must write to you today to put on the record the way in [...]
The title should presage a joke, but, to be honest, the impact of the idiot leaders of the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom flying to Hillsborough today was nothing short of sickening, as each sought to use the situation in Northern Ireland to deflect attention from their mutually failing regimes each side of [...]
I am moved by the lovely and fragrant @sharonashambles on twitter to tell a story about people advising others on how to vote.
Over on the excellent UnionistLite blog, a coverage and analysis of the Ulster Unionist AGM. Nicely done, and good to see Cameron using the ‘Selfish and strategic interest’ line to good effect.