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Google Translate News: Moscow hack gives Manchester’s fat slags and ‘disgusting’ gays a thrashing

If anyone is going to call British women fat slappers and out homosexuals it’ll be the British press. So when Alisa Titko, a writer for Komsomolskaya Pravda , ridiculed British women and lambasted Manchester for allowing gays to be loving 

Posted: 5th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Press: ‘200 year old wolves return to Denmark’

Wolves are back in Denmark. The Telegraph has the scoop:

At least five wolves, including one female, have returned to Denmark for the first time in two centuries, a zoologist who has obtained DNA evidence said

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Posted: 5th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: most of the British Press ignores the 10th anniversary

Ten year ago today Madeleine McCann was reported missing. Today the media marks the unhappy truth that a decade of reporting, fund-raising, investigating and watching has added not a single new fact to the original report: child vanishes. This is

Posted: 3rd, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: the Met’s 10th anniversary PR exercise ‘COULD’ be news

Madeleine McCann: 10th anniversary news round-up.

The Daily Mail (front page): “MADDIE POLICE CHASING ‘CRITICAL LEAD'”.

 

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That Madeleine McCann remains front-page news 10 years after her vanishing and after ten years of no evidence of what happened

Posted: 26th, April 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit blamed for Croydon attack on Kurdish asylum seekers

Grim news from Croydon, where a 17-year-old Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker has been beaten up as he and two friends also Iranian Kurds were at a bus stop. Police are calling it a “hate crime”, which of course it

Posted: 2nd, April 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Murphy’s Law strikes Guido and the Daily Telegraph

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Hard times at Daily Telegraph Towers. The once great newspaper that now produces tons of clickbait balls is looking to remove staff. Guido Fawkes tells his readers as much:

Yesterday the Telegraph told its staff they were planning to

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


Unions are good because it’s hard to sack bad workers

There are many way to praise the public sector but in the Guardian you can read about a new one. In a story entitled ‘Do the maths’  Abi Wilkinson praises unions and the work they do securing workers’ rights and

Posted: 16th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bruno Fernandes should quit football and get a job in the media

Brazilian footballer Bruno Fernandes admitted ordering the killing of girlfriend Eliza Samudio and feeding her body to dogs. He’s a nutter. Having served 7 years of a 22 years sentence, Bruno is out of prison. He has served his time.

Posted: 11th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mary Berry’s ‘shocking and appalling’ TV dinner

Big news in the Telegraph , wherein TV cook Mary Berry is causing viewers of her show to gasp and gag. The paper tells us:

Mary Berry’s bolognese recipe leaves viewers ‘shocked and appalled’ because of its unusual ingredients

What

Posted: 7th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Clickbait balls: The Daily Telegraph’s cutting-edge journalism puts Chelsea on top

In the race for clicks, the Daily Telegraph  continues to mine news seams of bullshit. The paper asks a question it then aims to answer by name-checking all the Premier League’s top sides.

Champions League race – Who is best

Posted: 7th, March 2017 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The North Face’s revenues v profits

More financial illiteracy in the Guardian (natch.), wherein we learn about those anoraks TV reporters love to wear:

It’s a sales pitch that has yielded big profits. The North Face reported annual revenue of $2.3bn last year, with 200 stores

Posted: 7th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dear Mariella: A Guardian rape culture fantasy

Did you hear the one about the woman who enjoyed porn? Yeah, an actual flesh-and-bone woman not a latex and silicon love doll reading a grunty Porn Valley script got off on watching other humans have sex? Shocking

Posted: 6th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Uber driver are workers not employees and Travis Kalanick should drive

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The video of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick arguing with an Uber driver is all over the media. Kalanick is seen talking with Uber driver Fawzi Kamel. The conversation between the man Forbes estimates to hold a net worth

Posted: 5th, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


American Allan V. Evans of Colorado says he’s the rightful king of Britain and ready to seize power

An American called Allan V. Evans of Colorado USA has taken out a big ad in the Times to say he’s the rightful king of Britain and intends to seize

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Posted: 1st, March 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jordan Horowitz wrongly awarded best director Oscar in the Telegraph

How bad is the Daily Telegraph’s subbing ? In its report on the monumental Oscars ‘fiasco’ (its word) that saw the Oscar for Best Picture awarded to the wrong movie the paper calls it ‘the worst blunder in Hollywood

Posted: 28th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spurs and England’s nasty Dele Alli isn’t like Arsenal’s filthy foreigner Granit Xhaka – he’s brave and British

Dele Alli plays for Spurs. He’s British. Granit Xhaka plays for Arsenal. He’s Swiss. According to former Liverpool captain Graeme Souness, both possess a “nasty streak”. For one of them it’s a blessing. For the other it’s a curse.

 

Posted: 27th, February 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports, Spurs | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ted Heath becomes ‘Ed’, the ‘Fred West of child murder’ and celebrity police appeal for calm

Time for another look at Ted Health’s corpse. A high-ranking policeman reportedly said that the former Prime Minister was a paedophile. A ‘source’ told the Mail on Sunday  that Wiltshire Chief Constable Mike Veale, for it is he, is “

Posted: 21st, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fake News: European Union Baroque Orchestra quitting UK over immigration

Looking beyond fake news, we turn to the Guardian , which tells us about yet another casualty of the Brexit vote. The headline is to the point: Top orchestra quits Britain over Brexit migration clampdown .’ The musicians are

Posted: 20th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cambridge student who burned cash saved homeless man’s life

Helping us know why an 18-year-old set light to a £20 note in the streets of Cambridge is a delighted Press. Above a picture of a £20 note – so helping Guardian readers know one should they encounter it lit

Posted: 16th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Turning an £80 bottle of melted iceberg water into whine

I love bottled water. It makes the humble look exceptional. One Guardian writer is less impressed. She says bottled water is “ignorant, insensitive and irresponsible”. You see how interesting water has become. A simple glass of water is now steeped

Posted: 16th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Did UKIP leader use Hillsborough lie to promote himself?

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall did not lose “close personal friends” at Hillsborough. In 2011, a post under Mr Nuttall’s name on his official website featured a quote attributed to him. The post regarding efforts to block the publication of files

Posted: 14th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Guardian makes beyond-satire error in Private Eye fake news story

Satire is not dead. The Guardia n, however, might be beyond parody. In a story entitled ‘Private Eye flourishes in satire’s new golden age of ridicule’ the Guardian features a photograph of the magazine’s editor, Ian Hislop, sat ‘at his

Posted: 13th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blaming fat kids for the NHS ‘crisis’ is absurd

More new on fat people, society’s pariahs. The Telegraph has news:

Fat children, not the elderly, are fuelling the NHS crisis, a leading doctor has said.

Has anyone whose attended an NHS clinic or hospital been confronted by pods of

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


Thick Labour voters turn Stoke Central into a call centre paradise and Islington overspill

All Brexit voters are thick. So says Polly Tonybee in an article for the Guardian , ostensibly about the Stoke Central by election. Stoke Central is a safe Labour seat. Well it has been. But Labour is morally bankrupt and

Posted: 7th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Guardian seeks unpaid BAME workers for its ‘society of journalism’

“Young BME people! We know you need help getting into journalism. Come work for us for free!” tweets Marie Le Conte (@youngvulgarian). She spotted his great advert in the Guardian. The paper wants to give BAME journalists the

Posted: 6th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0