Those paragons of liberalism the Saudi Arabian religious police have banned the sale of cats and dogs. People have also been banned from walking cats and dogs in the street. The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice claims that the ownership of pets is a risk to social codes and morality.
They also claim that some men have been using dogs in the streets to pick up women, who presumably aren’t very choosy. So now the randy Saudi’s won’t be getting any pussy at all this Summer.
This is the noble Saudi state which is an ally of Britain and the US in their endless war against Islamic extremism.
Back in Blighty the 5 law lords have upheld the decision by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to abandon its inquiry into BAE Systems’ £43 billion contract to supply arms to the Saudis. One law for them …
(it’s silly season, the soon to be five year old’s running amok and the sun’s out. What do you want, a Pulitzer prize winner?)