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Hacking trial: Police 'told to leave Queen's nuts'
BBC News ^ | 12/12/13 | BBC

Posted on 12/12/2013 9:49:44 AM PST by NormsRevenge

The Queen marked the level in bowls of nuts left around Buckingham Palace as she was "irritated" by police officers eating them, the Old Bailey has heard.

According to an email sent by Clive Goodman, ex-royal editor at the News of the World, she was "upset" by it.

The journalist added that a memo was sent to palace officers, telling them to "keep their sticky fingers out".

The phone-hacking jury has also heard one of the defendants, Ian Edmondson, is no longer fit to stand trial.

Mr Justice Saunders said that it was "not appropriate to adjourn to wait for his recovery" and discharged the jury from reaching a verdict in his case.

In the email to former NoW editor Andy Coulson, which Mr Goodman also had sent to himself, he wrote: "Problem is that police on patrol eat the lot... memo now gone around to all palace cops telling them to keep their sticky fingers out."

'Eat the lot'

The email continued: "Queen furious about police stealing bowls of nuts and nibbles left out for her in apartments in the BP/Queen's corridor. She has a very savoury tooth and staff leave out cashews, Bombay Mix, almonds etc. Prob is that police on patrol eat the lot."

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: hacking; nuts; police; queen

1 posted on 12/12/2013 9:49:44 AM PST by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

If the Queen had nuts, she’d be the King!


2 posted on 12/12/2013 9:51:05 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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The court heard the Queen was "upset" by the officers' behaviour
3 posted on 12/12/2013 9:51:16 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: NormsRevenge

Eh, like my Dad, she’s pushing 90. And like my Dad, she’s starting to get a little....eccentric. You gotta make allowances....


4 posted on 12/12/2013 9:55:19 AM PST by JoeDetweiler
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To: Cowboy Bob

and the King laughed because he had two


5 posted on 12/12/2013 9:55:25 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: NormsRevenge

No touching the royal junk.


6 posted on 12/12/2013 9:59:44 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: JoeDetweiler

Exactly. Good grief...

Another slow news day.


7 posted on 12/12/2013 10:01:52 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Zero = zero)
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To: NormsRevenge

I always knew that Buckingham Palace was full of nuts..................


8 posted on 12/12/2013 10:02:21 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: NormsRevenge
I can see her point. I don't like strangers putting their dirty hands all over my nuts either....(no double entendre intended)
9 posted on 12/12/2013 10:02:33 AM PST by apillar
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To: JoeDetweiler

I’d be upset, too if someone was pilfering MY nuts!..................


10 posted on 12/12/2013 10:03:16 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: DoughtyOne

I think I've found the nut thief!................

11 posted on 12/12/2013 10:06:28 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: Cowboy Bob

12 posted on 12/12/2013 10:07:42 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: NormsRevenge

Shes a millionaire a dozen times over, so buy a bushel.


13 posted on 12/12/2013 10:09:02 AM PST by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Red Badger

Now that’s a heft squirrel. LOL


14 posted on 12/12/2013 10:17:31 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Zero = zero)
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To: NormsRevenge
Here's a sketch of the suspect.


15 posted on 12/12/2013 10:24:13 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Has the Queen said anything about the frozen strawberries?(/s)


16 posted on 12/12/2013 10:26:10 AM PST by TYVets
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To: Red Badger

Sometimes you feel like a nut.....sometimes you don’t....


17 posted on 12/12/2013 10:27:51 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: NormsRevenge
telling them to "keep their sticky fingers out".

Or else they'll be exiled on Main Street.

18 posted on 12/12/2013 10:29:12 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: NormsRevenge

She’s causing much less problems than Royals have in the past. Let it go.


19 posted on 12/12/2013 10:41:05 AM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: NormsRevenge
In addition to stashes of cashews, Bombay Mix, and almonds scattered about Buckingham Palace, the Queen also laid in a huge supply of Twinkies, guarding against the possibility that they might not have be made again after the bankruptcy of Hostess, Inc.

Here she is in the Royal Pantry, inventorying her personal supply:

Hmm? What? Those aren't Twinkies, but gold bars? Oh. Never mind, then.

20 posted on 12/12/2013 11:27:51 AM PST by southernnorthcarolina ("The power to tax is the power to destroy." -- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819)
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To: Yorlik803

“and the King laughed because he had two”

Charles isn’t king yet because he doesn’t have any.


21 posted on 12/12/2013 11:37:21 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: NormsRevenge

Don’t leave your nuts out to be grabbed by any and all. Problem solved.


22 posted on 12/12/2013 11:37:44 AM PST by bgill
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To: NormsRevenge

What wer they? Cashews? Filberts? Toes?


23 posted on 12/12/2013 11:52:38 AM PST by Sybeck1
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To: bgill

It’s her home. Does she have to keep everything under lock and key under her own roof? How would you like it if your maid/cook/gardner/handyman helped himself to your stuff? Or maybe because the Queen is rich she is therefore not entitled to the common decency everyone else can expect? Maybe it’s OK if the help pilfer her light bulbs and toilet paper too?


24 posted on 12/12/2013 11:57:17 AM PST by Romulus
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To: DoughtyOne

That’s the kind of squirrel hawks and owls dream about.


25 posted on 12/12/2013 11:59:54 AM PST by Rebelbase (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Rebelbase

LOL, yes... Very good.


26 posted on 12/12/2013 12:01:30 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Zero = zero)
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To: NormsRevenge
Headline in the "Sun" newspaper.

Porcine pilferers plunder potentates private pistachios

27 posted on 12/12/2013 12:29:20 PM PST by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: Romulus
It’s her home. Does she have to keep everything under lock and key under her own roof? How would you like it if your maid/cook/gardner/handyman helped himself to your stuff? Or maybe because the Queen is rich she is therefore not entitled to the common decency everyone else can expect? Maybe it’s OK if the help pilfer her light bulbs and toilet paper too?

Not only that, but for those who are in service in such proximity to the Sovereign and presumably vetted for character, it is additionally disgraceful to engage in such conduct. I would think that conservatives would understand, appreciate and embrace the most critical concept at stake here that underpins our entire ideological foundation:

If it is not yours, you are not entitled to take it.

Disappointing to see envious advocacy of wealth redistribution here, whether it's in via government sanctioned confiscation or individual theft.
28 posted on 12/12/2013 12:40:06 PM PST by Robert Teesdale
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To: NormsRevenge

“I say yer Majesty, we’re bloody sorry! It seems like we et up all your peanuts, gorry goblimey.”
The Beefeaters

“Tha’s OK boys, bless you. I awready gummed-off the chocolate.”
Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Not As Good As the First But Not Bad, All Things Considered


29 posted on 12/12/2013 12:44:51 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Timocrat; Tijeras_Slim; martin_fierro; Tax-chick
Porcine pilferers plunder potentates private pistachios

Precisely put!

30 posted on 12/12/2013 12:48:13 PM PST by Constitution Day
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To: DoughtyOne

Aloisius has been a very naughty boy again in liberating the Queen’s own Nuts.


31 posted on 12/12/2013 12:53:00 PM PST by AloisiusRevenge
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To: AloisiusRevenge

Yeah, could be.


32 posted on 12/12/2013 1:13:58 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Zero = zero)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Who ate all the nuts?
“Who ate all the nuts?
“You fat bastards, you fat bastards, you ate all the nuts.”


33 posted on 12/12/2013 1:16:52 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Sybeck1

Yeah, I caught the totally politically-incorrect reference to Brazil nuts.


34 posted on 12/12/2013 1:36:27 PM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: NormsRevenge

Is taking a few of the Queen’s nuts like poaching the King’s deer?

Robin Hood would be facepalming right about now.


35 posted on 12/12/2013 4:33:21 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

The British don’t eat twinkies.

Sensible people.


36 posted on 12/13/2013 11:15:13 AM PST by the scotsman (i)
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