Shropshire Star

PETER RHODES on minstrels, speed limits and the puzzling size of headlines

Twenty thousand dead in Libyan floods: small headlines. Russell Brand allegations: huge headlines. No, I don't get it either.

Russell Brand – big headlines

The real question is not which celebrity – or celebrities – were allegedly behaving badly 20 years ago. It is how many of them are behaving just as badly today, hiding in plain sight and being protected by bosses who ought to know better. Any ideas? I've got a little list . . .