An avalanche of anti-fracking activity has swept over Britain this week. It seems each day brought with it another blow to the prospect of a swift shale revolution. First, in an unexpected u-turn, the government agreed to ban fracking in national parks during Monday’s Infrastructure Bill debate. Show More Summary
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Isabel Oakeshott has gone to such lengths to get close to David Cameron for the biography she is helping Lord Ashcroft write that she has even been pictured following him… Continue reading The post Coming soon: David Cameron’s obituary appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
David Cameron ran down the clock very effectively at PMQs. With only a few sessions left between now and the general election, Cameron blocked Miliband’s questions on the health service… Continue reading The post More of the same from Cameron and Miliband at today’s PMQ’s appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Although calls to ban or backdoor encryption have been made in the past, David Cameron's rather vague threats against crypto clearly mark the start of a new, concerted campaign to weaken online privacy. Thanks to a leaked paper, written...Show More Summary
After Sarah Vine revealed that her husband Michael Gove’s ringtone that infamously disrupted a cabinet meeting was the latest Beyoncé hit, David Cameron has thrown doubt on this version of events.… Continue reading The post Cameron reckons Gove prefers a ‘chillax playlist’ to ‘hip-hoppy’ Beyoncé tunes appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The Government Communications Headquarters in Britain. Image: GHCQ/British Ministry of Defence British officials acknowledged on Monday that a prank caller managed to social-engineer the private cell number for a top GHCQ intel chief, and phoned the prime minister in his name. Read the rest
David Cameron prank called by drunk man, three-boobed woman arrested for DUI, and Willow Smith caught buying weed paraphernalia.
Debates - on or off? David Cameron says he wants to take part in TV election debates and that he thinks a deal can be done but... he's also setting new conditions for taking part. The PM told the BBC this morning that the Northern Ireland...Show More Summary
David Cameron had clearly planned his answers to his Today programme so that a casual listener might think that he really is very keen for the TV debates to take… Continue reading The post David Cameron wriggles further away from the TV debates appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In a Telegraph interview, David Cameron today pledges to cut the welfare cap – to £23,000 from £26,000 – to fund another three million Apprentice places. He says that this… Continue reading The post David Cameron should supporting work through tax cuts, not Apprenticeships appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
A trickster pretending to be Britain's security chief bluffed his way onto a phone call with Prime Minister David Cameron.
As coalition rows go, today’s ‘spat’ over who is most supportive of aspirational voters really is the more boring for a while. David Cameron has been talking about Britain’s ‘tax… Continue reading The post Danny Alexander: David Cameron is an ‘enemy of aspiration’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
A prank caller had quite the successful Sunday when he convinced the British prime minister's office to put him through to David Cameron. The unidentified caller, who told the Sun he was "off [his] face on booze and cocaine" at the time, first rang British surveillance agency GCHQ claiming he...
A prank caller got through to British Prime Minister David Cameron http://t.co/DcAA3fR4I3 (Peter Byrne—PA Wire/Press Association Images/AP) — TIME.com (@TIME) January 26, 2015
Readers of the Guardian had cause to splutter into their tea this morning after one bright spark seemingly put the wrong photo on an article advising a reader who has difficulty… Continue reading The post Should the Guardian apologise to David Cameron over orgasm blunder? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY One of the real problems with guilt-by-association is that it often prevents us from encountering good ideas from sources we don't particularly like. And even when we do encounter such an idea, we may have difficulty...Show More Summary
An investigation is underway after a hoax caller managed to breach telephone security protocols and speak to both the Director of GCHQ, and the Prime Minister of the U.K, David Cameron, before bragging about it to a national newspaper. Show More Summary
A hoax caller was put through to British prime minister David Cameron, posing as the director of spy agency GCHQ. Afterwards, he telephoned The Sun to talk about what he'd been up to and said it was all "so easy". The Downing StreetShow More Summary
But a government spokeswoman says no sensitive information was disclosed