In Britain it seems the scum really does rise to the top! Lavinia Woodward, a privately educated student at Oxford University who took private jets, has avoided jail after pleading guilty to stabbing her boyfriend. This woman was in a drug and alcohol-fuelled rage when she attacked Thomas Fairclough with a bread knife, but because she was an "extraordinarily able young lady," judge Ian Pringle didn't send her to jail because it would ruin her future career as a heart surgeon!
No one is above the law, and this is just more evidence of the establishment elite looking after their own! I spoke to John Azah, chief executive of the Kingston Race and Inequalities Council, to see if he thinks the same verdict would have been handed down if she'd been anything but a rich white girl!
Londoners might not have seen the last of Uber, after the taxi app "apologised" for mistakes made with its safety record and is set to meet with Transport for London. So why are Uber getting let off for their appalling safety record? I spoke to Caroline Russell, London Assembly Member for the Green Party, to find out why she's angry about this decision.
Where are all the strong working-class characters on British TV today? As Coronation Street legend Liz Dawn, who played the formidable matriarch Vera Duckworth for 34 years passes away, I think the show is long past it's best. Now all British drama, especially soap operas, are obsessed with "issues" TV, no one knows how to write good characters anymore! I spoke to Mike Ward, TV critic for The Daily Star, to reminisce about the golden age of Corrie, and see if he thinks I've become an old fart!
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