Ulster Unionist special adviser Dr Brian Crowe was sacked by his boss, DEL minister Danny Kennedy, last Thursday within hours of this newspaper revealing his sordid comments on an internet chatroom.The married father-of-two, from Lisburn, boasted to a female lobbyist on a chatroom about abusing his position in return for sexual favours.The Belfast Telegraph spent two months investigating the 40-year-old's activities on UK and photographed him meeting the lobbyist after an arrangement was made via the chatroom and his mobile phone.In one transcript, which the Belfast Telegraph obtained, the lobbyist asked: “If I was looking access to DK (Danny Kennedy) would my chances increase if I had sex with you?“Ed and his team have a strict stance against anyone using secondary ticketing websites for profit,” they warn.“On this tour, any tickets that are resold will not be valid – this means no profit to touts and no one getting ripped off.But the DUP's team are far from the first Spads to kick up a storm in Stormont.The very number of them, and their huge cost to the public purse, hasn't gone down well in the past.
Ed Sheeran promised Hot Press a couple of years ago before his Croke Park extravaganzas that he’d be back for a proper Irish tour and duly delivers with 2018 dates in the still being refurbished Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork (May 4 & 5): Boucher Playing Fields, Belfast (9); Pearse Stadium, Galway (12 & 13), and the Phoenix Park, Dublin (16 & 18).
"This abominable and filthy practice of sodomy has resulted in the great continent of Africa being riddled with Aids," he said.
Ellen Page, the 27-year-old star of movies such as Juno and the X-Men series, came out as a lesbian in an emotional speech last year that went viral on the internet.
Mills, a "committed born again Christian", has been accused of homophobia after he said Katrina, which killed 1,300 people, was God's revenge for an annual Pride event called Southern Decadence.
"The media failed to report that the hurricane occurred just two days prior to the annual homosexual event called the Southern Decadence festival which the previous year had attracted an estimated 125,000 people," said Mills in 2006.