Flags, fetes and fascism

When I first saw the photo on social media I thought it was a fake, a mock up created by some user in order to make a point about the slide of Britain into authoritarianism and outright fascism. But sadly, it was all too real. The photograph of Regent Street in…

Why was faulty software that caused the Post Office scandal not tested?

AS a retired accountant who spent much of much of his career in systems development and implementation, I read Andrew Tickell’s article in last weekend’s Sunday National (Testimonies of ripped-off Post Office staff highlight reckless greed, May 15) with interest and mounting rage. Not, I hasten to add, at his excellent reporting, but at the egregious criminal behaviour of the Post Office and the developer of its now notorious software, Horizon. Source