Some Rupert evidence we wish we’d found…

Have you ever worked on a project for a long time, wrapped it up, revealed it to the world…and then found a piece that you really, really, really wish you’d known about before you started? That happened to us the other day, when one of our team members was casually leafing back through Rupert Quaintance’s…

Rupert Quaintance trial update: Day 4

Yes, we’re back to referring to the trial by Rupert’s real name, as it seems the court listings have done the same. As always, we ask that no one speculate about the outcome of the trial in the comments section. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation! Cross-examination of defendant, part 2 On the fourth day of Rupert…

****** * ********** trial update: Day 3

First, a word of explanation about the odd title of today’s court report. It seems that the Crown Court at Southwark is now listing this case as a series of asterisks, due to the Court Order made under s45a, Youth and Criminal Justice Act 1999, which we mentioned on Monday. We are following their lead,…

Rupert Quaintance trial update: Day 2

This morning at court was very similar to yesterday’s snooze-fest, except that it lacked the interesting gossip emanating from Belinda’s end of the corridor. She appears to have realised that our intrepid reporter is not a member of her fan club, and she maintained a steely silence for the hour and a half between the…

Who is Lucy Farian and why does Debs hate her?

News flash: Debs Mahmoudieh doesn’t like it when the shoe is on the other foot. In this video, released yesterday, she is in fine fettle, frothing at the mouth and building to shrieking crescendos over the fact that someone named “Yannis” made a disparaging comment to her on YouTube: Apparently “Yannis’” comment included allegations that…