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I believe the unique character of the old Newtown Herald should, like the Old Volcano (local name for The Vulcan) be preserved as this journal made it possible for later scurrilous tabloid newspapers to emerge from the swamp.
THE Supreme Court on Friday sternly told suspended Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma that it will not hear his plea for a probe into Snoopgate and his " framing in various cases", if he did not delete scurrilous allegations against Chief Minister Narendra Modi from the petitions.
Next year we will commemorate the centenary of the start of World War I, what message will the act of these scurrilous few tell potential visitors about how we, as a city, respect those who gave their all so we may live in relative freedom?
Labour AM Ann Jones, who chairs the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee, said: "I welcome the decisive action taken by the Welsh Labour Government in order to tackle the scurrilous abuse of social housing.
The PMO, in a statement, dismissed the report as "untrue, scurrilous, irresponsible and mischievous.
Let's get the names of these "sources" in print to substantiate what they say, get these scurrilous characters in the light of day, put them through the same intense scrutiny a much needed heart specialist is currently being put through.
May I point out his distress is initiated not by any promises from them, but by the scurrilous rumour campaign waged by Labour during the run-up to the election.
Tweed issued a statement through his solicitor, Philip Smith, which read: "I'm relieved that the jury have taken amatter of minutes to see through these scurrilous and completely groundless allegations.
Among the grievances is the congressman-cum-Senate candidate's vanishing act (until the very last minute, that is) on last year's gay marriage law, coupled with his earlier very public plea for Dems not to vote for Ray Buckley as chair after Buckley was the victim of a series of defamatory, scurrilous and baseless accusations.
Did that person know that this man was sending emails proposing a scurrilous smear campaign against leading Tory MPs?
NIALL CLAFFEY says that scurrilous rumours of his retirement have been greatly exaggerated.
If a British businessman based in Egypt made scurrilous and unfounded allegations against Hosni Mubarrak then there is no doubt he would be imprisoned and returned to his native country.
Jordan said: "Just after I bought the club seven years ago, Neil put some scurrilous rumour in the press that we were swapping Clinton Morrison for Marcus Bent and paying them pounds 1million and I rang him and said 'You little f***r' - it was the start of a beautiful friendship.
Among his topics are mercantile networks and printing in Germany and elsewhere, commercial contacts and the tides of reform, vernacular scriptures and scurrilous propaganda, and circles of diffusion.
As important, Dean's book calls to mind nothing so much as the scurrilous treatment of Barry Goldwater back in the 1964 campaign.