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Arsenal balls: Jack Wilshere hits ‘career low’ as Man City’s Smith auditions for the big time

How much editorial spin can be heaped upon Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere, who last night responded angrily to a late foul by Manchester City’s Matthew Smith as the pair contested an Under 23 encounter. (Wilshere is 25.) Once viewed as the

Posted: 22nd, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Barcelona: the driverless van hired by an innocent man

Carnage in Barcelona. Islamists have driven a truck into the city centre, murdering 13 and injuring 100 more. #punchanislamist is NOT trending on twitter, as #punchanazi has done. Barely a week has passed since a woman was killed by a

Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barcelona terror: the front pages

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Posted: 18th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Polly Tonybee misses the point about Kensington and Chelsea property tycoons

Polly Tonybee is writing about London property in the Guardian .

Empty property bought by investors to sit unused is a scandal the Guardian has exposed this week, finding 1,652 in the Grenfell borough of Kensington and Chelsea alone.

Why

Posted: 4th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Telegraph says Prince Philip has died – regret the error

Prince Philips has retired from public service. The Prince has completed his final public engagement, of which there have been 22,219 since 1952.

But over in the Daily Telegraph no work means you’re dead!

 

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Posted: 3rd, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Did the Kosher Conspiracy do for Kevin Myers – sacked for using anti-Semitic tropes in the Sunday Times?

The Sunday Times has sacked Kevin Myers for his appalling article on the BBC gender pay gap. In it, Myers looked own the list of BBC earners and picked out Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman. The two Jews, he suggested,

Posted: 31st, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Casual anti-Semitism creeps into a Times story on BBC pay: Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz are Jews

Kevin Myers writes in the Sunday   Times :

I note that two of the best-paid women presenters in the BBC Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz, with whose, no doubt, sterling work I am tragically unacquainted are Jewish.

Good

Posted: 30th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit supporting Daily Mail plans to stay in the EU by relocating to Ireland

The Daily Mail’s owners are considering relocating from Kensington, London, to Ireland (EU). The Times reports:

 

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July 1, 2017 :

Spencer-Churchill also let slip that the Daily Mail’s publishers are considering upping sticks after the Brexit vote. “I

Posted: 23rd, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlie Gard is being represented by the Voluntary Euthanasia Society

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How well do you know your lawyer? Always an idea to check their credentials. As Charlie Gard’s apparent have discovered, you might not always get the ideal representation:

Charlie Gard’s parents have privately expressed their concern after discovering that

Posted: 17th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn only wants a little peace (of pizza) and genocide denial

Jeremy Corbyn has been “enjoying pizza” with a man who supports “Syrian dictator” Bashar Assad. The Sun has spotted Corbyn eating, nay “scoffing” with “pro-Russian journalist Marcus Papadopoulos”. One Washington newspaper calls Papadopoulos a “Russian agent”.

 

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Posted: 12th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Army to recruit ranking officers from civilian world

There’s going to be a whole new rank of the officer class to send fighting men and women into battle. It’s not the politicians and toffs anymore screaming “CHARGE!” it’s the block who used to order stationery for the office,

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


RSPCA moves to become an unaccountable police force

Your home can be invaded at any tine if you own a pet and a charity suspects all it not well.

The RSPCA wants to be allowed to enter private property to seize pets in England and Wales.

The charity

Posted: 9th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal balls: the Alexandre Lacazette fact file

Always good when a new name arrives into the Premier League. The Daily Mail looks for a photogenic lover. And the Daily Telegraph produces insight into the player’s career and life by looking at YouTube videos and the, er, Daily

Posted: 4th, July 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Tories are rubbish but poll says we don’t want a Labour government

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Not much demand to overthrow the Government is there, according to this poll in the Times .

A Tory Party bereft of ideas with an illiberal ‘dead woman walking’ as a leader and yet Labour remains unattractive and less

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Arsenal Balls: Mesut Ozil kisses the badge but Welbeck get Sanchez’s Number 7 shirt

Transfer Balls: The Daily Telegrap h no longer exists to report news. It exits to foster rumour on the back of unbelievable fantasy and what it dramatically calls “cryptic messages”  and the rest of us call tweets. In today’s

Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peak Clickbait: Arsenal player transfers to Arsenal

Have we reached peak clickbait in the Daily Telegraph ? In “Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to leave Arsenal? Seven destinations and seven replacements”, the paper of record ticks all the boxes in how to create clicks from nothing.

 

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Having asked

Posted: 20th, June 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Google News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Times journalist calls everyone who doesn’t vote Labour a ‘c**t’

Times journalist Caitlin Moran has reportedly tweeted: “Obviously there’s more nuanced take on this, but, broadly, voting Labour = not being a cunt.”

 

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In November 2016, the Sunday Times interviewed Conservative leader Theresa May a non-Labour voter,

Posted: 8th, June 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Manchester United agree terms with Griezmann but don’t want him

Transfer balls: Antione Griezmann is not joining Manchester United. United have “shelved plans to sing Grizemann” (Sun); “United interest in Griezmann fades” (Express and Mirror) ; and “Ant shoved aside as Jose turns to Lukaku” (Daily Star ) tells us

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Arsenal, Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Burqa Babes: Daily Telegraph identifies jihadi bride of the month

Working on the Telegraph’s picture desk is a skilled task. To illustrate the story that “British jihadi brides are returning home after being widowed, or being sent away by husbands preparing to make a final stand with the Islamic State

Posted: 31st, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Salma Hayek’s Pizza Hell

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“I’m a very good stepmum,” Hayek insists. “I always wanted more children, but I couldn’t have another after Valentina. You have to work very hard to please them all. If you are making pizza, there is one who doesn’t

Posted: 28th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How British newspapers changed their front pages after the Manchester attack

As the engaging and insightful Liz Gerard writes, the way the Press responded to the attack in Manchester “demonstrates the intrinsic honesty and desire to tell the story that draws most journalists to the trade.

The papers we see every

Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pippa Middleton’s wedding tips: be shaggable

When Pippa Middleton married James Matthews reporting was split: he was all money; she was all looks. Stood in the supermarket queue a woman saw me looking at the Hello ! magazine cover featuring Pippa and her sister Kate (who

Posted: 21st, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Other parents: keeping up with the Corens

Victoria Coren shares her views on motherhood in the Guardian:

I’m not complaining about the time spent. That’s how I wanted to spend my time. Different people react to parenthood in different ways. Many of my closest friends, who

Posted: 21st, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Art Buchwald for the LA Times in 1973 – Nixon (not Trump)

Art Buchwald for the @latimes in 1973.

 

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Posted: 20th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Everything you read about drinking during pregnancy is wrong

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Everything you ever read about drinking whilst pregnant is wrong. Prohibition for the pregnant is unfair and unfounded. The Telegraph has news:

Advising women not to drink when pregnant is “sexist” and causes “needless anxiety”, senior academics have said.

Posted: 18th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0