Reg hack to face barrage of rotten fruit
Reader poll consigns McCarthy to the stocks
The results of our own online poll have been collated and the Reg readers have come out unanimously in favour of peine forte et dure:
True, 16,839 of the votes consigning Kieren to the stocks were from a single IP address, but we're not going to quibble over minor details. Accordingly, the young ne'erdowell will spend the rest of the afternoon in the Maddox Street stocks. Suffice it to say, the prospect of being pelted with rotten fruit by baying French tourists and drunken suits will doubtless put him in a suitably repentant frame of mind.