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Daily Review: The Stones, Police and Beef Scandal

Police take away the possessions of rough sleepers...because that’s really going to help people who are already down on their luck. Police in North London are cracking down rough sleepers in a bid to tackle homelessness by removing blankets, sleeping bags and food donations. Doesn’t exactly show the caring side of the police.

Conservatives punish singletons for not finding love by giving married couples a tax break. It’s already expensive enough being single so if anyone deserves the tax break it’s those on their own. But the Conservatives want to give married couples £150 a year tax break in order to persuade them to stay together. Now, maybe we earn too much money but if you’re at the point where you’re looking for a divorce, £150 isn’t going to cut it.

In an attempt to make everyone feel better about the amount of horsemeat that they’ve no doubt consumed over the last few years, the food and farming ministry admitted yesterday that diseased cattle has been sold to abattoirs by defra.  ‘The Food Standards Agency has confirmed there are no known cases where TB has been transmitted through eating meat and the risk of infection from eating meat, even if raw or undercooked, remains extremely low’ said a spokesperson from DEFRA.

The Stones are also in all the papers. Looking like a real life version of the wonga puppets, they finally played Glasonbury after 47 years. Although, what outshone the performance by the pensioners was the comments from those watching it on TV (warm, dry, mud free and with access to toilet paper). Comedian Frankie Boyle mocked Jagger by referencing the Maroon 5 hit ‘Moves like Jagger.’ He wrote: “Moves like Jagger is now something a careworker writes on a physiotherapy report.”


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Written by Rachael

As well as being Editor here at The Spin Alley, Rachael is also a freelance journalist and blogger covering lifestyle, travel, culture, entertainment, media and online life for online and print publications.

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