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09 Apr 21 11:07
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Report Shrewd_dude April 11, 2021 5:24 PM BST
Scottish Grand National has been moved back to the Sunday so as not to clash with the funeral. Good decision. Will allow the nation to properly grieve.
Report Whisperingdeath April 11, 2021 7:25 PM BST
Horse racing and gambling on a Sunday?

Good Lord!
Report macarony April 11, 2021 8:32 PM BST
O giggilo you pathetic rentboy

A man in his 60s a little old for a dilly boy maybe back in the early 80s when his Geear was somewhat tighter
Report macarony April 11, 2021 8:38 PM BST
He came across quite well in Netflix's the Crown
Report Angoose April 11, 2021 8:50 PM BST
You wear the Crown
I wear the Crown
So proud to say that we all wear the Crown, the Crown
Report thegiggilo April 11, 2021 9:23 PM BST
macarony11 Apr 21 19:32Joined: 13 Mar 05 | Topic/replies: 5,563 | Blogger: macarony's blog
O giggilo you pathetic rentboy

A man in his 60s a little old for a dilly boy maybe back in the early 80s when his Geear was somewhat tighter

Younger better looking and retired at 30, 50 last year old man..
Report thegiggilo April 11, 2021 9:26 PM BST
Is the tory BBC  propaganda stll playing this out,havn't seen any of it thankfully, wonder when it will be safe to put the tele on from this enforced grieving about the old greek..
Report A_T April 11, 2021 9:29 PM BST
shrewd move by the Beeb - in future will make it harder for the loonies to claim the corporation is left-wing
Report SontaranStratagem April 12, 2021 3:49 AM BST

Apr 11, 2021 -- 3:26PM, thegiggilo wrote:

Is the tory BBC

Report SontaranStratagem April 12, 2021 3:58 AM BST
Strangely no it was back to the virus today

Not getting the clicks or the viewers and have all decided to can it until the day of the funeral
Report jucel69 April 12, 2021 6:16 AM BST
Somebody needs to tell the rent boy that they have more than 4 channels on TV nowadays
Report lfc1971 April 12, 2021 7:58 AM BST
The Tory bbc Laugh, the giggilo is so stupid he is one of those people who if a book is upside down turns his head around
He’s an idiot .
Report potlis April 12, 2021 8:41 AM BST
Did he leave a thank you note ?
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 12, 2021 12:31 PM BST
˥ɟɔ ˥o˥
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 12, 2021 12:36 PM BST
ǝlqᴉssod sᴉ ƃuᴉɥʇʎuɐ ,sʍouʞ oɥM .ɐǝpᴉ pooƃ ɐ ǝq ʇɥƃᴉɯ ɔqq ƃuᴉʍ ʇɥƃᴉɹ ǝɥʇ ɹoɟ pɐǝɥ sʇᴉ uo ʇᴉ ƃuᴉuɹnʇ ʇnq ʇᴉ uoᴉʇuǝɯ noʎ ʇɐɥʇ ʎuunɟ s'ʇᴉ ɔɟ˥
Report xmoneyx April 12, 2021 12:38 PM BST
Patrick Harvie has raised Prince Philip’s “extreme wealth, privilege and status” as he admitted the Scottish Greens considered boycotting the Holyrood tribute to him
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 12, 2021 12:41 PM BST
Report macarony April 12, 2021 2:25 PM BST
The Scottish Greens will be greatly missed
Report xmoneyx April 12, 2021 2:30 PM BST
asking for a friend

does marrying 3rd cousin count as incest
Report politicspunter April 12, 2021 2:31 PM BST

Apr 12, 2021 -- 8:25AM, macarony wrote:

The Scottish Greens will be greatly missed

On the contrary, I bet you their number of seats goes up.

Report xmoneyx April 12, 2021 2:32 PM BST
Sex with a third cousin is not incest, but is a form of inbreeding. I have spoken with geneticists from Stanford University
Report politicspunter April 12, 2021 2:33 PM BST
If you have sex with one of your cousins, does it increase the chances of offspring being paedophiles?
Report Mexico April 12, 2021 2:35 PM BST
In certain parts of UK an arranged marriage to 1st cousins isn’t unusual.

Most people wouldn’t know who their 3rd cousins are
Report xmoneyx April 12, 2021 2:48 PM BST
ott tribute house of commons
Report bigpoppapump April 12, 2021 3:51 PM BST
hard to understand that hotbed of the left-wing, the BBC, with their ongoing sycophancy.

Anyone explain it to me?

Report A_T April 12, 2021 3:55 PM BST
gonna make it difficult in the future foe the right wing loonies to claim the Beeb is a hotbed of socialism. but but but look at what we did for Prince Phillip! Wink
Report differentdrum April 12, 2021 3:59 PM BST
Is this a different Prince Philip to the one we all thought we knew?

Never heard so much sanctified hogwash than what has come out over the last few days. Isn't it about time someone said something honest? All the comments attributed to him appear to have now been heralded as good hearted banter. What would be the reaction if any ordinary person had come out with them? Any guesses? Huge double standards from the BBC and Sky. If you are going to laud him, don't spend 24 hours a day condemning others.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 12, 2021 4:47 PM BST
Longer to pay tribute to Filippos
than to debate Johnson's oven ready deal.

Priorities, eh?

Maybe they'd like to hear about
my DoE bronze award?
Report lux April 12, 2021 4:49 PM BST
Some great points being made on this thread. I mean, there's absolutely nothing liberal, progressive and tolerant about the Royal Family is there?

To this day, they remain an untainted bastion of traditional right wing Conservative values.

I for one, always look forward to tuning into the Queens Christmas day speech with her annual evisceration of the UK’s on-going demographic and cultural “augmentation”. Never fails to bring a good old fashioned tear to the eye!
Report Giuseppe April 12, 2021 4:53 PM BST
yeah but phillip said "slit-eyed" in 1986
Report Whisperingdeath April 12, 2021 5:08 PM BST
In certain parts of UK an arranged marriage to 1st cousins isn’t unusual.

Queen Victoria married a first cousin did she not?
Report lfc1971 April 12, 2021 5:11 PM BST
You have only to take a look at some of the comments on this thread to see , not just the lack of common decency , but the nastiness
and the true vile nature of those on the left and those who have a deep hated for Brotain is revealed once again
Report lfc1971 April 12, 2021 5:14 PM BST
Queen Victoria next , You’ll find Charles Darwin married a first cousin .
Report Giuseppe April 12, 2021 5:15 PM BST
Report lfc1971 April 12, 2021 5:19 PM BST
The monarchy are if anything too liberal and left leaning for my liking , but I admire the Queen and prince Philip . Where have you all been living this last fifty years , what country ?
I suggest it’s time to grow up
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 12, 2021 5:23 PM BST
Jesse James married his cousin. Their son died
In the 1950s.
Report Whisperingdeath April 12, 2021 5:48 PM BST
The monarchy are if anything too liberal and left leaning for my liking

Go and live in Russia or China
Report scandanavian_haven April 12, 2021 10:25 PM BST
the BBC's wall to wall coverage has become the most complained about TV moment in British TV history with over 110,000 complaints, seems people more interested in masterchef
Report politicspunter April 12, 2021 10:26 PM BST
No doubt about it.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 12, 2021 10:47 PM BST
the BBC's wall to wall coverage has become the most complained about TV moment in British TV history with over 110,000 complaints, seems people more interested in masterchef

They had so many complaints they produced
an easy to fill in form to complain...

The BBC has taken down an online form used to process complaints about blanket coverage of Prince Philip’s death after the number of complaints reached a peak.

Planned scheduling has been back in place since 2pm on Saturday, after BBC One and BBC Two cleared their schedules to simulcast more than 24 hours of programmes about the Duke of Edinburgh.

The corporation’s decision to axe Friday night staples in favour of pre-recorded tributes prompted so many complaints it opened the dedicated form on its website to process them.
Report Shrewd_dude April 12, 2021 10:49 PM BST
Report potlis April 13, 2021 7:44 AM BST
BBC coverage isn’t an indication of left or right bias it’s simply the establishment supporting the establishment.
Report mmmalushka April 13, 2021 7:53 AM BST
Wee Ginger Dug says.

THE death of Prince Philip, spouse of the Queen for 73 years, and father of the man who under the UK’s arcane constitution is going to be the next head of state, was always going to be huge news.

Absolutely no-one, not even the most die-hard republican, is saying his passing should not have been given the most prominent position in the news schedules. However even those among us who still harbour some sympathies for the Windsor family were sickened by the orchestrated orgy of industrial-strength sycophancy which characterised the broadcast media’s response to the news.

The BBC seemingly decided this was an event which was to be harnessed in an attempt to pull an increasingly disparate and divided UK together. If that was indeed the case, it miscalculated badly.

It was not enough for the UK’s national broadcaster to suspend normal programming on their flagship BBC One channel and replace it with a hagiographic look at the life of Prince Philip in which he was credited with just about every positive development over the last half-century or more, only barely stopping short of claiming that he could cure scrofula with a touch of his hand. The same nauseating sycophancy was also broadcast simultaneously on BBC Two, BBC Scotland, BBC News, and BBC Alba. It was a similar story on BBC radio. Even young children were not to be spared from the mournathon. On the BBC’s children’s channel, viewers were treated to a banner coursing along the bottom of the screen urging them to turn a different BBC channel for “important news”.

ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, and Sky News likewise suspended all normal programming in order to inform us on the hour, every hour that Prince Philip was still dead, with the time in between filled with a nauseating saccharine retrospective during which we were repeatedly told, on every single channel and without any apparent awareness of irony, that Prince Philip “wouldn’t have wanted any fuss”.

Even the QVC shopping channel suspended normal programming “as a sign of respect,” because wanting to buy overpriced kitchen equipment or faux-diamante costume jewellery would have been a insult to the memory of a man with an army of household servants and a wife who makes public appearances dripping in precious metals and gemstones.

By Friday afternoon, viewers in search of some respite from hordes of teary-eyed TV presenters exhorting them to feel sad and distraught had to flee to the far corners of the programme guide in search of re-runs of Judge Judy. Because if we’re going to have our TV screens taken over by an extremely rich elderly person who has a habit of being rude to people without the same wealth and privilege, it should at least be entertaining.

Scotland is decidedly less supportive of the monarchy than other parts of the UK. In 2011, when the broadcasters were seemingly under instructions to milk that year’s royal wedding for all it was worth, there was a distinct lack of enthusiasm in Scotland for the proceedings. Despite wall-to-wall publicity and the best efforts of the BBC, there were few if any street parties organised to celebrate the event. There was, however, a raucous party in Kelvingrove Park which attracted thousands of revellers.

The same overwhelming sense of “meh” likewise characterised the dominant Scottish response to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018.

A poll published in 2018 found that only 41% of Scots would describe themselves as supportive of the monarchy,compared with 55% in England and Wales. Outright opposition to the monarchy was also substantially greater in Scotland.

Some 28% of Scottish respondents reported being opposed to the monarchy, with another 27% describing themselves as ambivalent. A total of 55% of Scots either opposed the monarchy or had no great positive sympathies towards it. In England and Wales, only 14% claimed to oppose the monarchy.

This poll was conducted long before the allegations about Prince Andrew’s behaviour surfaced, before the very public falling out of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with the rest of the family, and before the revelations about the use of the royal prerogative in order to further the financial interests of the Windsor family.

Although no similar poll has been carried out in recent months, it’s safe to assume that these developments will not have helped to endear the monarchy to the Scottish public.

For the average Scottish viewer who has minimal interest in the royal family, if not outright opposition and a desire for a republic, it’s likely the BBC’s arrogant audacity in attempting to dictate to us how we must feel about the death of a man who many in Scotland, rightly or wrongly, believed to be an unsympathetic character will have backfired.

Far from uniting the entire UK, the grossly over-the-top TV coverage will only have confirmed the increasing alienation felt by many in Scotland and increased their sense that the BBC imposes upon Scotland the preoccupations and interests of a very foreign place.

By allowing no space whatsoever for that large segment of the population which has either no interest in the royal family or which is opposed to the monarchy as an institution, the perception created by the BBC was that of a hectoring bully determined to browbeat the public into feeling the “approved” set of emotions.

People resent being told how they must feel. Of course all deaths are sad and the loss will be keenly felt by those who loved the deceased, however the message here was that if you were not prepared to join in the orchestrated performative grief and mourning about the death of a man whose career – let’s be frank here – was simply not that important or interesting to far more people than the BBC is willing to admit, then there could be a place for you in this so-called United Kingdom.

The excessive coverage will not have brought the entire UK together. All that the broadcast media’s over-the-top response to the death of Prince Philip will have done is to highlight just how divided the UK has become, and that Scotland in particular is already halfway out of the door.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 8:16 AM BST
If we have a monarchy in Britain I think this is the correct way for things to be done by the national tv station
It was one days coverage , and on the day of the funeral service
Anything less would imo show a lack of respect to Queen Elizabeth and the monarchy itself
If Britain desires no longer to have the monarchy that’s fine and there will be no need to worry about missing anything on tv
Report A_T April 13, 2021 8:18 AM BST
send "Wee Ginger Dug" to the Tower?
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 8:48 AM BST
Do you know William Wallace was hung , eviscerated , and quartered
and his head piked on London Bridge ?
Normal for the times
Report A_T April 13, 2021 8:51 AM BST
King Charles I didn't fare much better. We don't behead royals these days.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 8:54 AM BST
Are you sure , want to take a little look at more recent history to see what can happen ?
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 8:56 AM BST
When was Mountbatten murdered ?
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 9:45 AM BST
Another homosexual paedophile.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 10:29 AM BST
Always easy to throw mud at people who are no longer here
He may have visited brothels , perfectly normal behavior if you were in the Navy at that time
Probably still is .
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 10:36 AM BST
He was a well known homosexual paedophile who had a perversion for very young boys.,_1st_Earl_Mountbatten_of_Burma
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 10:41 AM BST
No he wasn’t well known for any such thing , he may have been homosexual
It’s not a crime
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 10:56 AM BST
It's well known, I am surprised you weren't aware of it.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:07 AM BST
That’s because i know as much as you do , and it’s not well known
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 11:08 AM BST
It was to me.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:09 AM BST
And to me
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 11:13 AM BST
Allegations of sexual abuse
The FBI file on Mountbatten, begun after he took on the role of Supreme Allied Commander in Southeast Asia in 1944, contains a claim by American author Elizabeth Wharton Drexel that Mountbatten had "a perversion for young boys". Norman Nield, Mountbatten's driver from 1942–1943, told the tabloid New Zealand Truth that he transported young boys aged 8 to 12 and was paid to keep quiet. Robin Bryans had also claimed to the Irish magazine Now that he and Anthony Blunt, along with others, were part of a ring that engaged in homosexual orgies and procured boys in their first year at public schools such as the Portora Royal School in Enniskillen. Former residents of the Kincora Boys' Home in Belfast have asserted that they were trafficked to Mountbatten at his residence in Mullaghmore, County Sligo.
Report Whisperingdeath April 13, 2021 11:14 AM BST
[i]No he wasn’t well known for any such thing , he may have been homosexual
It’s not a crime[

How do you have a conversation with a person like this? You probably don’t!

Does he think homosexuality was legal at the time?
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:16 AM BST
I read that , if there’s any evidence I’m sure there could be evidence , and a possible claim against Mountbattens estate etc
When there is any let me know , that’s best
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 11:17 AM BST

The Daily Mail, that bastion of support for royalty Laugh
Report macarony April 13, 2021 11:18 AM BST
Well he is gone now and I don't think there will be anyone quite like him in the future I fact I don't see the monarchy surviving after the Queen for a number of reasons not least I don't think anyone wants the job apart from Charles and I not 100% he even wants it
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:18 AM BST
Wd Alan Turing was  homosexual
Is that a crime ?
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 11:21 AM BST
The royal kept a large group of gay friends, including Noël Coward, Terence Rattigan, Ivor Novello and Tom Driberg, who reportedly referred to him as 'Mountbottom'.

Lownie's new book, to be published on Thursday, contains an interview with Anthony Daly, a rent boy to the rich and famous during the 1970s.

Daly claims: 'Tom said Mountbatten had something of a fetish for uniforms — handsome young men in military uniforms (with high boots) and beautiful boys in school uniform.'

From the Daily Mail.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:21 AM BST
Evidence pp , that’s best . Maybe he was bisexual
That’s not a crime either
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:22 AM BST
He had a fetish , lol ,
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:24 AM BST
A lot of people like dressing up in uniform etc , wasn’t the head of formula one outed ?
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:25 AM BST
Sorry not the present one , Mosley
Isn’t it dreadful :(
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 11:27 AM BST
With Mountbatten I don’t believe it amounted to anything more than that
Report lapsy pa April 13, 2021 11:58 AM BST
As you are doing a bit of reminiscing there Lfc surely you can remember the Rev Ian Paisleys campaign "Save Ulster from Sodomy",think it was about 1980?
Report politicspunter April 13, 2021 12:02 PM BST
Was it aimed at Lord Mountbottom?
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 12:07 PM BST
Quite right lapsy pa , Ian Paisley was gentle , thoughtful and the most charismatic politician of the second half of the 20c  ,
certainly that these islands have produced . Greatly missed :(
Report lapsy pa April 13, 2021 12:08 PM BST
Well LFC is gone all LGBT,i know he has fierce regard for the loyalists too,i thought twas a bit of a contradition.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 12:09 PM BST
I recall the kind words of  Martin McGuiness “ I have lost a friend ‘
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 12:16 PM BST
Do you know when Bernadette Devlin describes her early days at Westminster she said she was a bit of a loner
And she said Paisley was too , and if as she often was sitting in Westminster’s library on her own and Paisley came in he would sit beside her and they would talk and have a cup of tea
And then she said she would do the same
Report A_T April 13, 2021 12:24 PM BST
I remember when Paisley stormed into the European parliament shouting that the Pope was the antichrist. I doubt he believed what he was saying but it went down well on the Shankhill Road.
Report lapsy pa April 13, 2021 12:24 PM BST
Seems to be a big contrast with peoples feelings towards Prince Philip,my own would be never speak ill of the dead particulary very recent,he has family and anyone would sympathise with them who lost those they consider dear.
I do get the backlash in how people are told how to think,ie the BBC in particular,i thought were deplorable with their immediate reaction,i think a lot of people woke up to the media with that.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 12:25 PM BST
Laugh yes I recall that , then he was manhandled and escorted away lol
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 12:29 PM BST
The point with the bbc is it’s the national station , imo the coverage was correct
As I say we have a monarchy and it’s a question of respect
It’s not about being of being a supporter of the institution or royalty yourself
Report lapsy pa April 13, 2021 12:35 PM BST
Ok,as obviously a non supporter of monarchy but accept it,fair comment.

To turn Paisley into a "gas man" is different,a rabble rousing bigot with the blood of many on his hands.
Report lfc1971 April 13, 2021 12:37 PM BST
Hang on a minute lp., wasn’t it the IRA bombing and murdering and with blood on their hands
Who caused that ?
Report lapsy pa April 13, 2021 1:04 PM BST
The British army.
Report Whisperingdeath April 13, 2021 1:15 PM BST
Who caused that ?


Insightful political acumen!
Report lfc1971 April 14, 2021 6:22 AM BST
Now I can see what the poor Protestant people have had to put up with all these years Sad
Report irishone April 14, 2021 7:03 AM BST
Glad I come from the West
Report Whisperingdeath April 14, 2021 8:58 PM BST
Why does the one of the clown want to wear a naval uniform? Isn't he currently unemployed?
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 14, 2021 9:10 PM BST
The grand Old duck of york
He had 10 thousand medals
And when he was half way up he was
neither up nor down
Report politicspunter April 14, 2021 9:10 PM BST
PRINCE Andrew reportedly told the Queen he wished to dress in Admiral uniform for Prince Philip's funeral - despite deferring the title after the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal.

The Duke of York, who stepped back from public duties over his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein 18 months ago, was made an honorary Vice-Admiral in the Royal Navy on his 55th birthday in 2015.
Report ----you-have-to-laugh--- April 14, 2021 9:11 PM BST
Maybe if Johnson isn't going
Randy Andy can take the clown fancy dress
Report moisok April 14, 2021 11:01 PM BST
thousands desperate  to get flights  back from Pakistan for the funeral - rather touching
Report politicspunter April 14, 2021 11:07 PM BST
Well done to those British citizens flying back.
Report Whisperingdeath April 16, 2021 1:44 PM BST
Do they really expect us to stop what we are doing tomorrow for some bloke we don't know who didn't like us? Not happening although I expect the forelock tuggers and cap doffers to be cleaning the supermarkets out of cleanex
Report jucel69 April 16, 2021 1:48 PM BST
Just read a story about how Prince Phillip helped put at ease a paralyzed IRA bombing victim who'd been invited to a state dinner at the palace. She was nervous about the cutlery, but Prince Phillip had her seated next to him --- and immediately ate all his food using his hands.
Report jucel69 April 16, 2021 1:51 PM BST
Brought a tear to my eye
Report xmoneyx April 16, 2021 2:43 PM BST
bbc found the table he was born on

Report politicspunter April 16, 2021 2:46 PM BST
Money well spent looking for that Cry
Report A_T April 16, 2021 2:56 PM BST

"Members of the royal family often wear uniforms to public events by virtue of their honorary roles with the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, but Harry lost his honorary military titles when he decided to give up frontline royal duties last year. As a result, protocol suggests that Harry, an army veteran who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, would only wear a suit with medals at royal functions."

So Harry who is the only royal to have served in a genuine theatre of war would have been unable to wear his uniform whereas all the plastic soldiers like Edward would have been able to dress up.
Report politicspunter April 16, 2021 3:04 PM BST
Guns and Roses...Parasite City.
Report lfc1971 April 16, 2021 11:35 PM BST
No eulogy for Prince Philip , no sermon , and no fuss
very good and so fitting to his character
Report xmoneyx April 17, 2021 12:50 PM BST
its not so much the royals

its the royal @rse-lickers making a wage
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