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Who is the prophet in the battle of Batley Grammar?

It is a curious headline in the Times. 'Prophet' is upper case, so the assumption is that all who see it will know to whom it refers. The word isn't in inverted commas, so this person's prophethood is asserted without…
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‘Fawlty Towers’ censored by the BBC

The famous 'Don’t mention the War' episode of the classic, brilliant comedy series 'Fawlty Towers' has been removed from the UKTV catch-up service. In that episode, hotel owner Basil Fawlty…

Cameron rebukes the Pope

  The Pope of Rome hath erred. Again. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, Pope Francis was asked by journalists aboard the papal plane what he thought of the…