Yeah, OK, I lied. So what?

Bob “Diamond Geezer”

So Goodbye! then, Barclays’ Bank chief executive, Bob “Diamond Geezer.” Bob has finally fallen on his guilded sword following revelations concerning the systematic manipulation of the key LIBOR rate over the last few years. Continue reading

We can't hear you, guys!

Bruce Springsteen and Sir Paul McCartney

So Goodbye! then, the appalling noise emanating from Bruce Springsteen and Sir Paul McCartney, as the organisers of the Hard Rock Calling event in London’s Hyde Park somewhat peremptorily switch off their microphones in compliance with the terms of their licence from Westminster Council. As is Continue reading

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Eva Rausing

So Goodbye! then, Eva Rausing, who probably died from a drugs overdose, but unfortunately, nobody knows when, least of all her addled husband, who decided to embalm her in plastic bin-bags, clothing and bedding when he finally began to notice the stink.   Eva, herself a rich kid, met the billionaire Hans Kristian, whilst… Continue reading

Al-Masry 3 - 1 Al-Ahly; scenes that would warm the heart of every Millwall fan.

74 (approx) Egyptians

So Ma’as salaama! then, 74 (approx) Egyptians, crushed, suffocated or stabbed to death in a riot at the end of a football match in Port Said.  The dead include several members of the ground security staff and one policeman, and there were a further 248 people injured. Fans of home team Al-Masry invaded the pitch…

The "nice boy."

Seydou Diarrassouba

So Au revoir! then, Seydou Diarrassouba, stabbed through the heart in front of horrified shoppers outside a Foot Locker store in West London at the start of the January sales on Boxing Day in what appeared to be a mindless disagreement over a pair of trainers. Diarrassouba’s family, originally from the Ivory Coast, described him…