Man Fakes Kidnapping So He Can Keep Partying

A party goer who told his girlfriend he had been kidnapped and held to ransom for £50 so he could stay out partying was found at a house in Bolton after a police manhunt. The woman called her 32-year-old boyfriend who was told by the person who answered that a £50 ransom had to be paid for him to return home. An extensive police investigation … Continue reading Man Fakes Kidnapping So He Can Keep Partying

Modern Monarchies: What is their purpose?

In light of the events within the last few weeks, namely the abdication of the Spanish king and the recent bout of tours the British queen has taken, I find myself asking “in 2014 why are there still monarchies?” I will concede that during various points in human history (the majority of those, being darker times) that monarchies did serve a functioning purpose. However during … Continue reading Modern Monarchies: What is their purpose?