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Woman in court after partner slept with prostitute who is also her son’s girlfriend

Carol Bulut, 56, is in the dock  at Aberdeen Sheriff Court. She admits sending a message that was offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character. She said she would smash her partner’s windows.

Not nice. But can we sympathise with her?

Mrs Bulut had been with her partner for 23 years. Their life together has produced four children. Defence agent Alex Burn tells us:

“Her son received a phone call from his partner, who is a prostitute. The girlfriend says ‘I have just got £100 from a punter’ and that she is having a Chinese.”

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Posted: 20th, April 2015 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Margaret Thatcher’s family decline red carpet of Iron Lady

THE new Meryl Streep flick about Margaret Thatcher – Iron Lady – is almost certainly going to ruffle some feathers, not least with Thatcher’s own family who have rejected an invitation to see the movie at a public screening, according to the film’s director.

Phyllida Lloyd said that despite the fact she based most of the film on the autobiography of the former Prime Minister’s daughter Carol, she’s not actually spoken to the family about the controversial picture.

Of course, Iron Lady has attracted a fair amount of criticism from various quarters. Some don’t like the way it has depicted the Baroness suffering from dementia. Others just thoroughly hate Maggie Thatcher and are worried that the film will shine a kind light on her.

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Posted: 4th, January 2012 | In: Film | Comment (1)