Anorak

Broadsheets | Anorak - Part 20

Broadsheets Category

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

Josef Fritzl And Austria’s House Of Horrors: Blame The Nazis

fritzl-elisabeth-josef.jpg JOSEF FRITZL has admitted to keeping his family daughter Elisabeth and their children in the cellar of his Austrian house. But how Germanic is the crime? And what does it say about us?

Now read on…

DAILY MIRROR

Posted: 29th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Tabloids | Comments (17) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Elisabeth Fritzl, Natascha Kampusch And Austria

house.jpg ELISABETH Fritzl was locked in a cellar for 24 years by her father, by whom she gave birth to seven children.

DAILY MIRROR (front page): “SLAVE IN CELLAR FOR 24 YEARS”

Say neighbours of Josef in Amstetten, Austria: “It’s incredible.

Posted: 28th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Tabloids | Comments (48) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Snowdon’s Snowcap Peaks As Global Warming Bites

daffodil-snow.jpg IN “Snowdon ‘to lose its snowcap by 2020’, says study”, Telegraph readers learnt that “Measurements taken at the University of Wales in Bangor show that snow levels have decreased by about 35 per cent over the past 10 years.”

That

Posted: 25th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown Has The Strength Of Ten Lunatics

SIMON Carr on Gordon Brown’s formidable strength: 

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow

Posted: 25th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madleine McCann: Rachel Oldfield Knows, Doctors And Gerry McCann

maddy.jpg MADDIE WATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

DAILY MAIL: “Stop the carnival” 

It’s Richard Littlejohn:

I’ve always been uneasy about the media carnival, but figured if that’s what got her parents through the night, what

Posted: 25th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (1,828) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Anne Enright, Mark Warner And Goncarlo Amaral

kate-mccann.jpg MADDIE WATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

DAILY MIRROR : “Maddy’s cop quits”

Madeleine McCann has her own private policeman?

The detective sacked as head of the Madeleine McCann inquiry is quitting the force on

Posted: 24th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (342) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


DisneyStan: Building Baghdad’s Disneyland

disneyland-baghdad.jpg IF you wanted to attract Islamic terrorists you would:

a) Send a Royal to Iraq to flush out the enemy and so facilitate an easier slaughter (Done)
b) Be Jewish
c) Sell Anorak’s Ez-Wire beard trimming kits at a discount

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


John Prescott: Second Helpings: What The Columnists Say

prescott.jpg THE Story so far: John Prescott has written an autobiographical menu (surely book) and revels that he is a victim of an eating disorder.

In “My name is John Prescott and I do condensed milk,” Prescott says that stress of

Posted: 22nd, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (12) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Britain’s Least Talented People

THE Telegraph has a list of Britain’s Least Talented people.

Can you spot your favourite:

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow

Posted: 18th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comments (14) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rachel Cook Meets Robert Fisk, Aka Mr Bob

fisk-mr-bob.jpg The Guardian’s Rachel Cooke meets Robert Fisk:

We are talking – or, rather, he is talking. Luckily he has a loud, uncompromising kind of a voice and the balcony is tiny, so he is close to me, both of which

Posted: 17th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Poker Pros Jailed For Vegas Scam

poker-cash.jpg WOULD you steal from a bank? And is a bank a legitimate target, more so than, say, a casino, an orphanage or a blind man’s purse?

This is a hypothetical question and in no way suggests that you are a

Posted: 17th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Alex Singleton On Wealth

SAYS ALEX Singleton:

It is not the level of wealth that makes us happy. Instead, it is the process of betterment – the pursuit of it – that makes us happy. Whether we are twice as rich today as in

Posted: 16th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wilby’s Lament: The Trouble With Modern Journalism

I STARTED Anorak beause I was bored of the press and of reading the same stuff by the same type of braying people. Writes Peter Wilby’s :

 “Walk through our corridors,” a lecturer at one university journalism school told me,

Posted: 16th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown Visits US On Same Days As Tony Blair’s Special Envoy

GORDON Brown is in the US. So too is the Pope, Tony Blair’s special envoy .

A coincidence? The Guardian says the Pope’s visit is “threatening to overshadow Brown’s trip.

There is a risk that Americans who didn’t know who

Posted: 16th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Community Pigs In Bath

pigs-in-space.jpg PIGS in Bath . Says the Times:

A herd of more than 60 pig sculptures, above, appeared yesterday as part of a public art project. The King Bladud’s Pigs in Bath art initiative will eventually lead to 100 of the

Posted: 15th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mark Speight’s London Landmark, Legalise Drugs And Libby Purves

mark-speight.jpg “THE ROOF WHERE TV MARK KILLED HIMSELF,” announces the Star’s front-page headline.

The Star is excited to have found the “exact spot” where children’s TV presenter Mark Speight committed suicide.

And so it is that another London landmark is unveiled.

Posted: 15th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (16) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shannon Matthews: Benefit Fraud And Karen Matthews’ Life For Ten Lag’s Fags

karen-matthews-face.jpg SHANNON WATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews

THE SUN : “Shannon mum’s claims shame”

Karen Matthews, 32 accused over the abduction of her nine-year-old daughter told officials she was looking after four of

Posted: 12th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comments (50) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Naked Mickey Mouse Opera On Ruins Of World Trade Centre

A GERMAN production: “It will be a different, a provocative masked ball on the ruins of the World Trade Centre,” he told reporters before Saturday’s premiere. “The naked stand for

You have already read 1 premium article for free today

Posted: 12th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Woman Denied Daughter’s Kidney Because State Owns Your Body

kidney_transplan1.gif “SICK MUM IS DENIED DAUGHTER’S KIDNEY.”

Not sick in the pejorative sense but in the way of Rachel Leake being ill.

Before Laura Ashworth, 21, died from an asthma attack she told family and friends she wanted to donate one

Posted: 12th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lindsay Lohan 18th Century Hooker

LINDSAY Lohan could be Nancy :

I came across the same phenomenon when researching an article on Sienna Miller: the 18th-century idea that

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Posted: 10th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Karen Matthews: Mum’s Gone to Matalan, Off With Her Head And Kids Go Free

karen-matthews-face.jpg SHANNON WATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews

THE SUN : “PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER 1”

No, it’s not Osama bin Laden. It’s Karen Matthews .

Metal plates covered doors and windows at the empty home of

Posted: 10th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (17) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Karen Matthews: Red-Brown Hair, The Ducking Stool And Jailed

karen-matthews-handcuffs.jpg SHANNON WATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews

DAILY TELEGRAPH : “Shannon Matthews’s mother accused of perverting the course of justice”

The mother of nine year old Shannon Matthews has been remanded in custody for her

Posted: 9th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (23) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shannon Matthews: Karen Matthews Arrested, Sentenced To Life In Jail And Counting The Kids

karen-matthews-jail.jpg MADDYWATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews

DAILY EXPRESS : “SHANNON: NOW HER MOTHER IS CHARGED WITH CHILD NEGLECT”

The mother of kidnapped schoolgirl Shannon Matthews was charged last night with perverting the course of justice

Posted: 9th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (18) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Professor Hails The Great British Hoodie

hoodie1.jpg THE Telegraph’s Laura Clout brings us: “’Hoodies’ were the scourge of Medieval London.’”

Ms Clout’s name should resonate with Telegraph readers who hanker for the days when Great Britain was great and you could walk down the great British road

Posted: 8th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shannon Matthews: The McCanns, A Shameless Scam And Paul Donovan

karen-matthews-arrested.jpg MADDYWATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Shannon Matthews

THE STAR : “SHANNON SNATCH ‘SCAM’”

A scam? Who would have thought it ?

The mum of Shannon Matthews has allegedy confessed that her daughter’s abduction was just a

Posted: 8th, April 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (202) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0