Jodie Ginsberg: Companies that police their worker’s opinions are a danger to democracy (The Telegraph)

Most people who work will have a contract that allows employers to dismiss them under certain circumstances: incompetence, negligence, misconduct. But how far does that right extend? If the example of an Asda employee this week is anything to go by, too far. Till worker Brian Leach was reportedly sacked by the supermarket chain after he shared a video of a sketch by comedian Billy Connolly on his personal Facebook page. Read in full.

Shops censor Lesbian Vampire Killers DVD cover

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Borders are among stores stocking versions of the Lesbian Vampire Killers film with stickers obscuring the word “lesbian” and a photo of cleavage that appears on the sleeve. The sticker in certain stores states “Warning: contains explicitly fit bloodsucking hotties!” seemingly in conflict with the supermarkets’ claim to be protecting a “family environment” by covering the sleeve. Read more here