Friday, October 22, 2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010
'Twas five years back that I noticed Lib Dem MP John Hemming's unusual domestic arrangements :
It sounds as if, not unnaturally, Mrs Hemming (allegedly) wasn't so cool after all about things :
Mr Hemming said his wife Christine had shown her support and was "there if Emily needs any help".
The wife of Birmingham MP John Hemming has appeared in court accused of stealing a kitten belonging to her husband’s one-time mistress.
Christine Hemming, 52, is charged with burglary at the home of Emily Cox.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Police said that the Chinese executives opened fire on workers protesting against poor pay and conditions at the Collum coal mine in the southern Sinazongwe province of Zambia on Friday.
Eleven people were admitted to hospital with wounds to the stomachs, hands and legs, and two are understood to remain in a critical condition. A Foreign Ministry official in Beijing said that the shooting was a "mistake" ...
Xiao Li Shan, 48, and Wu Jiu Hua, 46, both supervisors at the Collum Coal Mine, appeared briefly in court yesterday charged with attempted murder and were remanded in custody.
Not quite the Ludlow Massacre, from those far-off days when the US was violent and the UK peaceful, but not nice. To be fair to the managers, when rocks were thrown at them they probably thought 'what would they do in China?' - then did it.