Tag: Telegraph

If regulations were followed, the Grenfell Tower inferno should have been impossible

Geoff Wilkinson details why Grenfell should not have been able to happen (Premium article) Source: If regulations were followed, the Grenfell Tower inferno should have been impossible

Brick thrown through Angela Eagle’s office window after she announces Labour leadership bid

Angela Eagle has had a brick thrown through her constituency office’s window and been inundated with abusive phone calls after announcing her bid to become Labour leader. Source: Brick thrown through Angela Eagle’s office window after she announces Labour leadership bid

Marathon Records

How many marathons have you run? Could you do more than one in a year? How about a month? A week? This old article from The Telegraph (and recently showed up on Oddity Central at http://www.odditycentral.com/news/man-runs-370-marathons-in-one-year-proves-nothing-is-impossible.html) shows a guy running *370 marathons in a year.*…

Man ‘deletes his whole company’ after typing wrong bit of code

  If ever there was a time you wish you could click ‘undo’, this would be it. But while most people are often rescued by the quick ‘control+z’ command – seeing their entire document return to the screen after inadvertently deleting it all – there was no…

Father’s Days

One of the cartoonists in The Telegraph put together a story of his becoming a father and it’s both enlightening and heartwrenching at the same time. And, being a cartoonist, he illustrated the story himself – to great effect. Source: Father’s Days  

Why I Hate Councils…

A great grandfather is seen crawling upstairs in a shocking video because council bosses won’t fit a stairlift Dundee City Council says a stairlift would be a health and safety hazard because he shares a home with his young grandson. Gordon Fraser, 73, suffers…

My cat died, and it affected me as much as losing my dad – Telegraph

I commend this journalist for writing about this. It is a shame that deaths of family pets are not seen as the same as the same as family members, when to some – including blind people, they are more than just pets. I used…

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