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What is Britain coming to....?

Old Apr 5th 2009, 7:48 pm
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/e...re/7984392.stm

Unbeleivable....could have been Jamie Bulger all over again x 2...
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Council Estate scum. The authorities let the kids run riot in places like that.

one strange fact wasthat the 11 year old was the 9 year old's best friend and his Uncle!
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"Coming to"? It's there isn't it?

I don't think crime is worse now than it has been in the past, they types of crime and accuracy of reporting have changed however.
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Council Estate scum. The authorities let the kids run riot in places like that.

one strange fact wasthat the 11 year old was the 9 year old's best friend and his Uncle!
The authorities? What happened to parental responsibility?

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The authorities? What happened to parental responsibility?

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thats what the authorities need to ensure occurs!
if the parents don't do something then make them pay!
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thats what the authorities need to ensure occurs!
if the parents don't do something then make them pay!
I thought if they were under 16 they can charge the parent?
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I thought if they were under 16 they can charge the parent?
the 11 year old probably was the parent of the 9 year old !!
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thats what the authorities need to ensure occurs!
if the parents don't do something then make them pay!

I agree, but there now appear to be adults in the UK who have zero parentlng skills having been 'brought up' by their parents who has no interest.

There is a sub-class of people with no respect for authority, no idea how to behave in a civilised society, no intention of being contributors to society and therefore no intention/ability in bringing up their own children to be decent citizens.

Will it ever improve, or are we on a slipperly slope to an even more divided and dysfunctional society? Depressing to even think about it really...

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Its not only Britain. Look at all those school shooting incidents in the USA, Germany and elsewhere. I blame too much violence on TV and video games making death glamorous. Bring back Andy Pandy and Teddy.
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Its not only Britain. Look at all those school shooting incidents in the USA, Germany and elsewhere. I blame too much violence on TV and video games making death glamorous. Bring back Andy Pandy and Teddy.
Its not often I agree with LH, but will make this an exception. The TV and Video games have definately had a lot to do with the way kids / teenagers are nowadays......and if you are bringing back Andy Pandy, then lets go the whole hog and bring back The Clangers, Mr Benn, Mary Mungo & Midge, Trumpton, Camberwick Green, The Flumps, The Herbs and the best of all Hector's House.......ahhhh, happy days !

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Its not often I agree with LH, but will make this an exception. The TV and Video games have definately had a lot to do with the way kids / teenagers are nowadays......and if you are bringing back Andy Pandy, then lets go the whole hog and bring back The Clangers, Mr Benn, Mary Mungo & Midge, Trumpton, Camberwick Green, The Flumps, The Herbs and the best of all Hector's House.......ahhhh, happy days !

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WTF are you talking about??? Oh, must be pre-colour TV programming, yeah???
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WTF are you talking about??? Oh, must be pre-colour TV programming, yeah???
well if you had had electricity in Scotland at the time you could have watched them programmes too
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well if you had had electricity in Scotland at the time you could have watched them programmes too

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Its not often I agree with LH, but will make this an exception. The TV and Video games have definately had a lot to do with the way kids / teenagers are nowadays......and if you are bringing back Andy Pandy, then lets go the whole hog and bring back The Clangers, Mr Benn, Mary Mungo & Midge, Trumpton, Camberwick Green, The Flumps, The Herbs and the best of all Hector's House.......ahhhh, happy days !

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