Junaid Alvi

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Troll Hunting

(1) Comments | Posted 23 April 2012 | (00:00)

According to Urban Dictionary, trolling is "the art of deliberately, cleverly, and secretly p***ing people off, usually via the internet", and not the act of harassing three goats looking for lunch as I previously thought it was. Trolling recently got a lot of media coverage after a 21...

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Simon Cowell's Annus Horribilis

(0) Comments | Posted 24 January 2012 | (21:09)

So many significant events occurred last year that Billy Joel could probably rewrite the lyrics to We Didn't Start the Fire and it would still end up being longer than War and Peace and Stacey Solomon: My Story So Far put together. Even the normally calm world of showbiz wasn't...

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Should Taxpayers Bankroll Political Parties?

(8) Comments | Posted 30 November 2011 | (18:04)

The Committee for Standards in Public Life, it sounds so stimulating and enthralling does it not?

Well no, of course it doesn't. Well last week the chairman of this committee, Sir Christopher Kelly, released the findings of an inquiry and said that political parties should get squillions of pounds...

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