They’re just messing with us now. Having a laugh. Seeing how much they can get away with.
BBC correspondent Gordon Corera said the plot was thought to involve “some kind of kidnapping – possibly of an individual”.
You don’t say! Kidnapping an individual. As opposed to kidnapping, what, a hatstand?
Finding evidence to back up the suspicions was “key” to the inquiry now, he added.
Now, I’m no expert in criminal investigations, so bear with me if I’ve got this wrong. But surely you’d want evidence to back up your suspicions before arresting eight people.
Seems to have knocked Lord Levy’s arrest off the top news slot though. Handy that.
Update: Bah. Both of those quotes have been removed from the story.