The BBC is considering making an appeal against a court order which stopped it from broadcasting a dramatized film on last year’s riots in London. The film, which features actors portraying anonymous rioters sharing their experience of the events, was due to be broadcast on Monday evening, but was banned by a court order hours before hitting the airwaves. Its script was written by award-winning playwright Alecky Blythe and is based on interviews from some 270 people conducted by the Guardian and London School of Economics as part of a study into the massive public disorder.Read more »
Folly beach is the only Beach in SC that still allows open alcohol consumption. For the past two years - at least - the various bureaucrats have been trying desperately to come up with a good excuse to justify another ban. They'll get their way and alcohol will be banned on Folly Beach, but most people around here seem to know that the kops went there looking for a fight.
"Police say officers were trying to arrest a man for disorderly conduct, when a crowd then formed around them."Read more »
The mayor-elect is banned because he threatened to release secretly recorded tape of another mayoral candidate getting a lap dance from a topless dancer. The plan is to swear him in as mayor over the phone since he is banned from city hall. And the story gets better: the reason for the election was to replace the previous mayor who resigned after admitting to signing contracts while drunk.Read more »
Two British tourists were barred from entering America after joking on Twitter that they were going to 'destroy America' and 'dig up Marilyn Monroe'.Read more »
As much as we love thinking of ourselves as the rebellious kids fighting against an oppressive society run by unreasonable old men, the truth is that most things that are illegal are illegal for a reason. Society just doesn't enjoy your public urination as much as you do.
But sometimes, the grownups get it wrong. Hilariously wrong, in fact.
Not all eggs are created equal in the eyes of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Kinder Eggs, a popular European chocolate egg that contains a toy inside, is banned from importation into the United States because it contains a "non-nutritive object embedded in it."Read more »
Man in england banned from sex, under supervision now to ensure he doesn't do the nasty anymoreRead more »
The Michigan Liquor Control Commission on Thursday banned the drink Four Loko and dozens of similar alcoholic drinks from being sold in the state.
For your protection, of course!
I was on a favorite site of mine. DROIDFORUMS.NET. I noticed they had some kind of patriotic contest. I took a look at the thread and people were arguing that this had no place there. The forum MOD told us that political views had no place there and "Cleaned out" some posts. I voiced my oppinon about the lack of difference b/t Patriotism/Politics....... after that this is what I see when i try to access ANY part of the site.Read more »
A 66-year-old British woman was fined and ordered to wear an ankle monitor as punishment for selling a goldfish to a 14-year-old.Read more »
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