smokesigslogoCan you guess who it is yet? The word from Plod in the Know is that the 80 year old Beeb performer in police custody is an animal lover with antipodean origins.

Will we soon learn that McAlpine’s case is a bit Aunt Sally?After The Slog’s mild panic earlier this week, word reaches me that La Bercow remains steadfast in her resolve to repel the builders.

North of the Border. Scottish Law Journalists are currently investigating the secretive Scottish judiciary. I understand they have turned up a host of criminal charges: irregular activities such as tax dodging via offshore trusts, allegations of associations between judges & members of criminal gangs, regular liaisons with male & female prostitutes, membership of secret societies, and allegations of “bungs” taken in criminal trials appear to have turned up. Oh dear.