Kate Middleton Topless: Royals playing the Diana card is very silly

I’d happily link to pictures published (in print only for now) in French Closer of Kate Middleton topless but tracking them down is a little too much effort (surely some perv’s scanned them by now!). Anyway. The royals playing the Diana card — ‘incident is reminiscent of the worst excesses of the press Continue reading

Avaaz.org Chinese solar energy petition terribly naive

The campaigning website Avaaz.org recently launched an petition positioned as an attempt to save clean energy in the face of accelerating climate change. Sounds great. But on closer inspection this ambition is rather more limited. It’s really about saving the Chinese solar energy industry… and if the allegations the EU is investigating turn out to be Continue reading