A well-written account of a disgraceful situation. "We all go down together, horses looming above us, baton blows still coming down on our heads and shoulders. I am genuinely afraid that I might be about to die, and begin to thumb in my parents' mobile numbers on my phone to send them a message of love."
The police in the UK seem to have problems distinguishing between "tourists" and "terrorists". East mistake to make, I guess.
Click on the "What's the helicopter doing over my house?" link to get the latest eye-in-the-sky reports. The latest is: "Person trampled by cows" on the South Downs.
Yet more on the events I blogged about down the street, again from the local newspaper.
Here's the local paper's take on the happenings on my street that I blogged about.
The somewhat lightweight BBC report of the incident I blogged about earlier. "Reports of a man with a knife threatening and chasing people": that's me (the reports, I mean).
Brighton's Lomokev narrowly avoids a 30 day jail stretch without trial... a fellow commuter thought his beard looked suspicious and reported him to the police.
Dave Gorman tells of being stopped under the Prevention of Terrorism Act while taking pictures of Battersea Power Station. It's all very civilised. One of the coppers uses Flickr herself.
Playing with Lego Mindstorms on a train can get you arrested in Germany.
Merseyside Police told the community on Monday to "stop grieving, it's only a chicken".
He took a picture of a building. Note the tick next to terrorism.
A truly frightening description of what can happen to any person in Britain today.