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Mountain Golf Stupidity

A MAN. A golf club. A mountain. Wind. Brainless. What happens next?

Posted: 4th, August 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Al Qaeda Targets Prince Harry’s Virgins In The Tin Cauldron

PRINCE Harry, leader of the Ronald McDonald Army, has been targeted by an Al-Qaeda cell, reports the News of the World.

What better person than Harry for a thrusting jihadi blade to befriend if he is to immerse …

Posted: 3rd, August 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Inside China’s Forbidden Olympic Village

IN the forbidden Olympic village, China is making hacks do their research the old fashioned way:

(Picture: Beau Bo D’Or Website)

Posted: 2nd, August 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wrist Watch: Nereida Gallardo Flicks Off Ronaldo

CRISTIANO Ronaldo has finally transferred from Nereida Gallardo.

But it’s as hard for Gallardo to move on as it is for the Star and the Sun which both focus on the topless stunna as she parades her box-fresh floatation …

Posted: 1st, August 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sports Quote Of The Day: Steve Cram’s Olympics

SPORTS Quote of the day: BBC athletics nodding head Steve Cram

“Martyn Rooney is always sometimes guilty of not committing occasionally”

And he’s off……

Posted: 1st, August 2008 | In: Back pages, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Special Olympics

THE Special Olympics… Dyslexic scrabbale. And they’re opp…

Posted: 1st, August 2008 | In: Back pages, Photojournalism | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arab Flies Lamborghini To Britain For An Oil Change

THE Sun brings front-page news of an Arab who sent his Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 on a 6,500 round trip to be serviced in London.…

Posted: 31st, July 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rémi Gaillard’s One-Man Olympics

Rémi Gaillard‘s one-man Olympic Games:



Via

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Back pages | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ian Wright’s Football Insight

FOOTBALL insight of the day:

My old Arsenal team-mate David Rocastle would be turning into his grave right now if he looked at what is happing to the Gunners – Ian Wright in the Sun

Can you get cable telly …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cristiano Ronaldo Is Good Enough To Eat

WHOLE Foods Market – “motto: “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet” – has produced a Cristiano Ronaldo tribute food.

Can you guess what it is?

Is it:

a) An edible food varnish
b) A gingerbread man you can dunk into

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Money | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Do The Time: More Countdown Auditions, With Joey Barton

MORE auditions for Carol Vorderman’s former job as the nation’s favourite brain box, featuring Joey Barton…

STEVE WILSON (Telegraph)

Barton was bought from Manchester City just a year ago for £5 million and is on wages that amount to around

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Money, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gazza Hazza Shazza: Paul Gascoigne Back With Sheryl

“GAZZA GOES ON TRIAL,” screams the Star from its front page.

A test of endurance – gonad munching and bikini showering – for the nation’s top footballer daughter, Bianca Gascoigne, on I’m A Celebrity?

Or news that Sheryl Gascoigne says …

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


America Clamps Down On Beckham And Soccer Players

DAVID Beckham has his work cut out…

Spotter: George K.…

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Photojournalism | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barack Obama, David Cameron And A Dead Cat

OBAMANIA Watch – Anorak’s look at Barack Obama in the news

BARACK Obama and David Cameron have been chatting. And – guess what? – they thought they were talking off the record and the massive fuzzy boom mike held by …

Posted: 27th, July 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nuts For Dimitar Berbatov

WANT to know what The Spurs footballer gets up to on a night in and out? Its nuts!

Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov never goes to nightclubs and says he prefers to stay at home and feed squirrels from his balcony.

Posted: 27th, July 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Sun Mishears Max Mosley’s Trigger Word

WHAT would Sir Oswald Mosley, veteran of the Battle of Cable Street, have made of the news that his son, one Max Mosley, needed to pay someone to be beaten up?

One imagines he would have felt a deep …

Posted: 25th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cristiano Ronaldo Gets A Roasting

THE summer football season has been a flurry of inactivity for Crisitano Ronaldo.

But now with his transfer from Nereida Gallardo complete (pictured in the Star canoodling on a beach with one Jose Cuneca), he can focus his energy on …

Posted: 25th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Do Not Throw Chairs Into The Ring

AND you thought wrestling was fixed. Tsk:


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What happened to the towels?

Posted: 23rd, July 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


West Ham Fans Disgrace Football And The English Language

TO the United States, where fans of West Ham United are watching their team take on the might of The Columbus Crew.

The Star sees members of the Hammers’ Inter-City Firm unveil a banner and start a bout of fisticuffs …

Posted: 22nd, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (12) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cristiano Ronaldo’s Four Play

MORE news on Cristiano Ronaldo, the want-away Manchester United winger.

The Mirror leads with “RON THE ROMEO”, telling readers that since “splitting” with Nereida Galardo the player has been on dates with four girls in four days.

It’s front-page …

Posted: 21st, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (16) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police Log: Flowerpot Bomber And Mokey Woman

POLICE LOG: Anorak’s look at crime in the news…

It’s Me Or The Monkey:

A southwest Missouri woman has sued Wal-Mart, local health officials and Cox Health Systems, claiming they discriminated against her and her monkey named Richard.

Posted: 18th, July 2008 | In: Back pages | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Will The Real Sven Goran Eriksson Please Add Up

Posted: 18th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mick Hume And Johnathan Pearce On Cristiano Ronaldo’s Slave Labour

JOHNATHAN Pearce looks at Cristiano Ronaldo’s slave labour, and Mick Hume’s reaction:

But the recent comments that Ronaldo’s contract amounts to a form of slavery is stretching the use of language to breaking point, contrary to what Mick Hume

Posted: 17th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That Cristiano Transfer News In Full

THE story so far: Cristiano Ronaldo’s onoffonon transfer from Nereida Gallardo is occupying minds. Now read on.

Says the Star:

“But Cristiano proved his love to Nereida by snubbing Hollywood beauty Paris [Hilton]”

Says …

Posted: 17th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Paris Hilton Bids For Cristiano Ronaldo

MORE Cristiano Ronaldo transfer news as the Manchester United footballer fends off a late approach from Los Angles scout Paris Hilton.…

Posted: 17th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0