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Ssshh, It's A Secret

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BBC Full Of Crap.

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The tonic wine Buckfast has been mentioned in 5,000 crime reports by Scotland's biggest police force in the last three years, a BBC investigation has revealed.

Almost one in 10 of those crimes in the Strathclyde Police force area was violent, according to figures obtained by the broadcaster under Freedom of Information legislation.

During that period the Buckfast bottle was used as a weapon 114 times.
Meanwhile: Scotland worst for violence - UN

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4257966.stm

The report claims there are 2,000 attacks per week

Scotland has been named the most violent country in the developed world by a United Nations report.

The study found that, excluding murder, Scots were almost three times as likely to be assaulted as Americans.

Victims of crime in 21 countries were interviewed by the UN, but senior Scots police officers criticised the study.

The survey concluded that 2,000 Scots were attacked every week. That figure is 10 times the number recorded in official police fig…

Adonis Orders More Salt Reductions.

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Transport Secretary Lord Adonis has told local authorities and the Highways Agency to protect salt supplies further amid forecasts of 10 more days of freezing weather.

Councils that had already agreed to cut gritting by 25% are now having to almost halve the amount of salt used.

"If we did not act decisively, reserves would run down fast and essential roads would be at risk of closure if the freeze continues," said Lord Adonis.

Many police forces are advising drivers to stay off the roads for all but essential journeys:

* Police say black ice is a major problem in North Yorkshire, where two gritting lorries slid off the road. West Yorkshire Fire Service reported a spate of incidents, including two vehicles hitting buildings
* In Sussex, where 5cm (2in) of snow fell overnight, police have had reports of 70 incidents, many weather-related, such as minor crashes and stranded cars blocking roads
* A number of roads in the Highlands were closed, while motorists were travell…

You're A Substitute Gordon.

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You aren't Nelson Mandela or Winston Churchill. Nor, are you Moses. Who are You going to pretend to be next? God? That jobs already taken by the Messiah from across the Pond.
Still, at least Mandy and Ed will continue to care for you.



Hoon and Hewitt Call For Vote On Leadership

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There can be only one true leader and that is Gordon.
You know it makes sense.