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22nd, August Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Arsenal's Olivier Giroud Passes To Edinson Cavani On The Way Out

Are Arsenal looking to get shot of Olivier Giroud, their main striker?... More »

22nd, August Celebrities

If Kate Moss's Breasts Are A Champagne Coupe Who Is The Flute Based On?

KATE MOSS'S has had a champagne glass modelled on her left breast. Quaffers at Mayfair's 34 can purse their lips around one of British artist Jane McAdam Freud's cups... More »

22nd, August Money

King Digital Plunges 23% As Candy Crush Saga Runs Out Of Steam

WELL, what the stock market was worrying about has come to pass... More »

22nd, August News

Transfer Balls: Liverpool Beat Arsenal And Chelsea In Balotelli Flesh Market

SO. Mario Balotelli is on his way to Liverpool from AC Milan... More »

21st, August The Consumer

All Hail The Stupendous Splendiferous Butterup Butter Grater: No More Holes In Your Bread

I can't believe it's not a heart attack... More »

21st, August Chelsea 2

Transfer Balls: Fernando Torres Leaves Chelsea And Says He's 'Made For' Liverpool

Who wants Torres..? More »

21st, August Music

Hit or Bust: A Look At Pop Stars Immortalised In Statues

IT has been announced that a brass sculpture of Amy Winehouse is to be installed at Camden market, London... More »

21st, August News

Liverpool Balls: Hugs, Kisses And Graeme Souness

LIVERPOOL Balls: In the Daily Mail, Graeme Souness features beneath the headline: The thing I miss about being a player is the competition, standing in the tunnel eyeing each other up and down... More »

21st, August Key Posts 3

Who Cares If Anti-Zionists Are Anti-Semites - But Europe's Jews Keep A Suitcase Packed Just In Case

HAVE you noticed the rise and rise of anti-Semitism? It has become acceptable to be anti-Semitic in public. That nod and the wink around the dinner party table has now gone mainstream... More »

21st, August News

Half Of British Teenagers Admit To Sending Or Seeing Child Porn

Really... Half? More »

21st, August Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Arsenal Sell Lukas Podolski As Khedira Arrives And Buy Douglas Costa Who Likes AC Milan

TRANSFER Balls: The Sun leads with news that Arsenal are ready to sell Lukas Podolski to Galatasaray. Is the German going to be taking selfies in Istanbul?.. More »

21st, August manchester united

Transfer Balls: Manchester United Chase Arturo Vidal To Fredy Guarin's House

IS Aturo Vidal heading to Manchcester United? They certainly need a dynamic box-to-box player. And Vidal is just that sort of footballer. But... More »

21st, August News

James Foley: British Police Hunt Ali G, John The Beatle And Missing Bin Laden Impersonators

THE man who murdered James Foley on video is British. Well, say says all the papers. How do they know this? Well, he spoke with a British accent. Don't bother checking for yourslf, the police says anyone even looking at the Islamic State's snuff movie "may" be arrested on a terrorism charge... More »

20th, August manchester united

Transfer Balls: Manchester United In PR War Over Thomas Müller Marco Reus Debacle

TRANSFER Balls: Did Manchester United bid for Bayern Munich's Thomas Müller and his German compariot Marco Reus?... More »

20th, August Key Posts

Michael Brown And Ferguson: Biased Cops, Blacks Vote Out Whites And Westboro Church Bigots

THERE is a reason why the police are warned about posting on social media in the UK. It's to prevent them from looking biased and commenting on cases. But people will be people... More »

20th, August News

California Solar Energy Plant Bar-B-Cues 28,000 Birds A Year

Temperates above the mirrors can reach 420C (790F). Creatures flying overhead are cooked on the wing. Locals call the 28,000 birds-a-la-mode “streamers” because they smoke as they dive towards the ground... More »

20th, August Key Posts

Happy Birthday Immediate Records, A TinPot Haven For The Thin And Beautiful

ON this very day in 1965, something brilliant, eccentric and hip was born - Immediate Records... More »

20th, August Sports

Everton Balls: Ross Barkley's Missing Five Months Mystery

COMPARE and contrast the words of Everton manager Roberto Martinez talking about injured player Ross Barkley... More »

20th, August News 2

Free Speech Watch: Watching The James Foley Murder Is A Crime Unless You're In Uniform

DID you watch the video of James Foley being murdered? Have you searched the internet for stills from it? If you do see it, take care. Looking can make you a criminal... More »

20th, August manchester united 1

Manchester United Balls: Rio Ferdinand Says Van Gaal's Devils Leave Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea And Manchester City For Dust

BY now you'll be wondering what Rio Ferdinand has bene up since moving to QPR? Well, he's been forwarding his media career by looking up at the Premier League title hopefuls for the Daily Express... More »

20th, August News

Loom Mongers: The Daily Mail Says Loom Bands Give You Cancer, Kill Turtles And Maim Your Kids

TIME to pick up your iPads and iPods once again, kids, Loom bands are deadly. The Daily Mail tells us that Looms are killing you all... More »

20th, August Arsenal 3

Transfer Balls: Mario Balotelli To Liverpool Makes A Liar of Brenadan Rodgers

Utter, utter balls.... More »

20th, August Key Posts

In Praise of The Monkees: The Brilliant Top 10 They Never Play On The Radio

ON this very day in 1968, the last episode of The Monkees TV show aired in the States. Almost every US TV station re-ran the show, with the '69-'71 being more popular than the debut bow... More »

20th, August News

James Foley: Twitter Mob Put ISIS to The Hashtag Sword And End Free Speech

SO. How do you repsond to the news that Islamists have murderd US journalist James Foley?... More »

20th, August Money

News Vines: Scots Lassie Explains How We Feel About Rail Fare Rises

Rail fares are now the most expensive in Europe... More »