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Top news from The Times, Daily Telegraph, The Indepedent and The Guardian newspapers

Behold The Flying Penguins

YOU’LL believe a penguin can fly.

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The BBC series Miracles of Evolution features the flying penguins

Camera crews happened upon a colony of Adélie penguins on King George Island in the South Atlantic.

Isn’t a flying penguin called a puffin?…

Posted: 1st, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Photojournalism, TV & Radio | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Green Power Sinks German Town

global-warming-religion.gifTO Staufen, in the Black Forest. And we’d best hurry because it’s sinking.

The German town is subsiding after authorities drilled underground to harness “green” energy as part of an innovative geothermal power plan.

The contractors drilled down 460ft. they …

Posted: 31st, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Max Mosley’s Carry On Nazi Orgy

spanking-mosley.jpgSIR Oswald Mosley, leader of the British Union of Fascists, would perhaps have approved of the footage of his son Max, enduring a “Nazi-style orgy” with five prostitutes, as is alleged by the News of the World.

Mr Mosely, president …

Posted: 31st, March 2008 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Everyone’s For Credit Crunch At The Middle Class Dinner Table

middle-class-bastards.jpgIN an article about how out of touch Gordon Brown is, credit crunch and how the economy is not what it was, Matthew d’Ancona writes:

Suddenly, the talk at middle-class tables is less about Poppy’s cello lessons and the simply

Posted: 30th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hope Floats For Ant ‘N’ Dec’s Row Idol And The Sunken Boat Race

boat-race-sinking.jpgPAST the bell at Arling and Hobbs and down to river for the big one. In 179 years of the Varsity Boat Race, Oxford and Cambridge have featured in them all.

Some say this makes the Boat Race predictable and …

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


Losing It At HeathRow Airport

heathrow-row-five.jpgIT’S HeathROW Airport as Terminal 5 crashes and burns.

The debut is a “disaster” says the Sun on its front page.

The Mail takes it personally and leads with “TERMINAL DISGRACE – Luggage check-ins axed. Bags lost. Escalators paralysed. 34 …

Posted: 28th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Tabloids | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sarkozy Kisses Carla Bruni On The Pleasure Boat

sarkozy-topless-stunna.jpgMORE news on Nicholas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni, France’s answer to Lembit Opik MP and his Cheeky Girl.

“JE THAMES,” puns the Sun, showing its readers a picture of the topless stunna and his girlfriend canoodling on …

Posted: 28th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Marina Litvinenko Wants Justice

ALEXANDER Litvinenko’s wife Marina wants a full inquest int her husband’s death:

Officials at the highest levels at the Kremlin have insinuated that my husband’s friends in London killed him “in order to smear Russia”. In a scam worthy of

Posted: 27th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Reality TV Virus Kills Native Peruvian Indians

reality-tv.jpgMARK And Olly is must-see TV for anyone interested in witnessing tribes on the brink of destruction.

Mark Anstice and Olly Steeds, two British presenters, would live with a remote tribe in New Guinea. In preparation, the film crew

Posted: 27th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Scaling The Heights: When Carla Bruni And Prince Philip’s Eyes Met

bruni-sarkozy-sex.jpgNICOLAS Sarkozy is sharing the platform (heels) with Her Majesty, Prince Philip and Carla Bruni.

La Bruni is not with Phil but the Guardian’s front-page picture of her looking at the Queen’s consort, a smile playing across her lips, suggests …

Posted: 27th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Poker Playing Monkey

chimps-picture.jpg“DO chimps like to gamble?” asks the Mail.

“You bet they do.”

Indeed: “When given the choice between a safe bet and a high-risk and highstakes option, chimps will always choose the latter.”

The Mail says this means that chimps …

Posted: 26th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Heather Mills Campaigns For The Sunday Times Rich List

heather-mills-cash.JPGLADY Heather Mills “calls in the experts to prove Paul DOES have £800million”.

The Mail looks at the Sunday Times Rich List and sees it concur with Lady Mills’ opinion that rather than being worth £400million, as stated in court, …

Posted: 26th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Money, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


EU To Decide If It Can Make A Lake From Mead

mead.jpgJERRY Schooler is an award-winning English fruit wine maker, purveyor of silver birch wine, bramble liqueur and mead.

The Telegraph says Mr Schooler’s customers include “royal palaces and the National Trust”.

The paper also notes that Mr Schooler has been …

Posted: 25th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Magdi Allam, The Pope And The Irony Of Islam

pope_igod.jpgTHE Pope, Pope Benedict XVI, has baptised a certain Magdi Allam, 55.

Says the Times: “The Pope has risked a renewed rift with the Islamic world by baptising a Muslim journalist who describes Islam as intrinsically violent and characterised by …

Posted: 24th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Under The Counter: Cigarettes, Plastic Bags And Porn

cigarettes-under-counter.jpg“CIGARETTES to be sold under the counter,” says the Time’s front-page headline.

Says the paper: “When the ban on displaying tobacco products is implemented England will join just a handful of others to have taken the step. Ontario, Canada, has …

Posted: 24th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eliots Spitzer Can Blame It On Stephen Byers’ Black Socks

eliots-spitzer.jpg“IT is also my client’s understanding from the same source that Gov Spitzer did not remove his mid-calf-length black socks during the sex act.”

Words attributed to one Roger Stone, billed in the Times as “a controversial Republican operative”, who …

Posted: 24th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Newspapers Are About The Writer And The Web Is About The Editor

newspapers.jpgIN “Why Old Technologies Are Still Kicking”, the New York Times’ Steve Lohr looks at technical innovation and newspapers:

The demise of the old technology is confidently predicted, and indeed it may lose ground to the insurgent, as mainframes did

Posted: 23rd, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Suicide With JK Rowling

harry-potter.jpgTHE Celebrity Suicide Cult – Anorak checks on the mental wellbeing of Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Says the Sunday Times:

Rowling said her usual GP was away, and the replacement doctor sent her away. “She said, ‘If you

Posted: 23rd, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Porn, Liverpool For McCanns And Libel

madeleine-liverpool.jpgMADDYWATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

THE INDEPENDENT: “Saga of the McCanns is not yet over”

Says Richard Ingrams:

No one can feel too sorry at the thought of Express owner Richmond Desmond, who

Posted: 22nd, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (453) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeff Randall On The Futures Of Short Selling

futures_traders_chicago.jpgJEFF Randall tells his readers what a short sale is and how not to confuse one with a  future.

Put simply: I know that you want to buy 100 shares in Jayar Junk. The shares are trading at £10 each.

Posted: 21st, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine Mcann: Express Newspapers Win, Robert Murat’s Tabloid Trial And Money

maccann-inflatable.jpgMADDYWATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

What irony in the McCanns winning £550,000 damages from the tabloid press, to whom they turned to keep their missing daughter Madeleine in the public eye. Thanks to the …

Posted: 20th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (770) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bridget Prentice Finds Her Police In Queues

police1.jpgJUSTICE Minister Bridget Prentice is stood in the queue for a bus.

Her bag is agape.

Kenneth Cooper approaches. He is a pickpocket. He sees the bag.

Says Prentice: “I was just turning round to ask him to stand back …

Posted: 19th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ilja Gort And The Smell Of Money

iliagort.jpgTHE money markets are in turmoil. And that means problems for journalists, who are never the best at maths.

In the Times, Dutch wine producer Ilja Gort has insured his nose for 5million euros, or £4million

In the Guardian Mr …

Posted: 19th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lady Heather Mills And Paul McCarntey’s House Of Horrors

THE Independent reports that Howard Sounes, author of Fred & West, the tale of the serial killers, is in talks with Harper Collins to tell the story of Paul McCartney’s life.

Was the marriage that bad?…

Posted: 19th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Conman Pretends To Be His Barrister

“A CONMAN awaiting trial for swindling three women out of their savings stole his own barrister’s identity to trick his fourth victim,” writes the Times .

Having being charged with deception, Roy Moyse claimed to be barrister Roy Benson who …

Posted: 19th, March 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0