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Cate Blanchett Saves The Planet As Only The Jet-Setting Rich Can

CATE Blanchett is the eco-warring actress who says yes to the Australian carbon tax and yes to flying. Cate is one of the everyday rich Joes saying “yes” to a tax that will make things more expensive.

But away from the campaign that features the image of London’s Battersea Power Station belching out emissions – presumably hot air supplied by the marketing men at the latest product launch (the place hasn’t created power since the early 1980s) – Cate is jetting about the place, sometimes with her three carbon emitting kidzzz (at least one of whom was born in the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth in St John’s Wood, London). She’s doing all she can:

“Everyone will benefit if we protect the environment. There is a societal cost of increased pollution and that’s what I’m passionate about as a mother, that’s where it gets me in the gut.”

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Posted: 1st, June 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment

Andy Flintoff Bashes Australian Immigrants

flintoff-montyIN readiness for the Ashes, Andrew Flintoff is making a thinly veiled dig at Austrlians who come to the UK and work in hotels.

Flintoff opines that the English language has been downgraded by immigration – or as the Mail put it:

‘Why can’t hotel staff speak English?’: Andrew Flintoff in  bizarre anti-immigration outburst”

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Posted: 3rd, June 2009 | In: Sports | Comment