Celebrities fill void of confidence in British politics

May 22, 2009

These days in Britain, it’s no honour to be a Member of Parliament.

Begrimed by the scandal over their petty expense claims, MPs have fallen so low in the public’s esteem as to displace even bankers and journalists from their usual ranking as the dregs of society.

Are Brits getting ruder?

April 28, 2008

yob.jpgBritons are becoming ruder, according to a poll, with boorish behaviour fuelled by a lack of respect for authority and the failure of parents to teach their children manners.