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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


Seb Dance says don’t trust politicians and the media – and Nigel Farage agrees

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There are so many things about President Trump to be concerned about. His illiberalism. His attitude to free speech he’s against it. His cruel and arbitrary ban on people visiting the US from seven counties. But dismissing his

Posted: 3rd, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jewish mothers beat Ronald Reagan to Belsen-Bergen

Did your Jewish mother help you in life? In the Times , Danny The Fink harks back to the  camps

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Posted: 2nd, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The biased Guardian says Trump approves of child killing (Obama droned them to sleep)

Is the media biased against President Trump? He says it is. And get this here’s evidence that he’s right. The Guardian leads with the picture of the Anwar al-Awlaki’s daughter, Nawar al-Awlaki, who “may have been fatally shot

Posted: 1st, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCaan: Amaral wins, Maddie Missing and Kate doesn’t sing on BGT

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child. Today Madeleine McCann is on the front pages of the Mirror and Express .

As ever we are looking at the missing child’s parents in the papers, Kate and Gerry

Posted: 1st, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: get football agents to negotiate best deals for UK plc

The Government is advertising for trade negotiators. This might be the job to suit the country’s brightest and best football agents, the kind of people who understand that the day a client signs a contract is not the end of

Posted: 29th, January 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Tim Farron, Gina Miller and the anti-trust brigade have their eye on you

Is Tim Farron beyond parody? That F. A. R… Oh, never mind. He’s the leader of the LibDems, which were pretty popular and go-ahead until their former leader Nick Clegg stuffed them. Talking about Article 50 and Brexit which

Posted: 25th, January 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fear President Trump: Obama’s legacy takes the chair

Donald Trump’s presidency is causing one  Guardian writer to come over all anti-democratic.

I turned off the radio after Obama said, in his final speech: “In 10 days, the world will witness a hallmark of our democracy, the peaceful transfer

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


Clickbait Balls: Daily Telegraph tricks ‘paranoid’ Liverpool and Manchester United fans

The Manchester United v Liverpool match was memorable for a number of things, according to the clickbait-mad Press.

The Mirror’s football   expert learned “five things” from watching the game, one of which is that Paul Pogba’s “handball handed Liverpool the

Posted: 16th, January 2017 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No, FTSE CEOs do not take home 130 times the average wage

The Guardian’s  take on finance continues to entertain. In “Here are six ways to achieve a truly ‘shared society’”, Frances Ryan turn to ‘Income Equality’.

She links to a Guardian article which states CEOs at FTSE 100 companies are paid

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


Graham Taylor versus The Sun: they came to bury him not to praise him

More on Graham Taylor in the Sun , where he is “Golden Graham”, “legend” and “hero”. Taylor “never bore a grudge”, says the Sun , “even after this.” The ‘this’ was the paper’s headline ‘Swedes 2 Turnips 1’, dreamt up

Posted: 13th, January 2017 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Berlin suspect Anis Amri: the devious jihadi who left his ID papers at the scene

Anis Amri is the man wanted in connection with the massacre at a Berlin Christmas market. The Sun says he was “freed” three times by German police this year alone. The 24-year-old Tunisian was under “covert surveillance” months before the

Posted: 22nd, December 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit balls: ersatz Liberal Nick Clegg says Leavers have ruined your pork pies

Nick Clegg is a LibDem MP. You need to carry that idea in your head as Clegg talks about Brexit in the Guardian :

Melton Mowbray pork pies, stilton cheese and British-made chocolate such as Cadbury’s could be under threat

Posted: 2nd, November 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Olympic elitism can train white-working class kids to know their place

Isn’t elitism great. Governments Labour and Tory love it. Without elitism you get no Olympic gongs to buff and parade for the public good. In the  Guardian , we read:

Schools are failing white, poor, working-class children and

Posted: 31st, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: British federalists and ex-pats seek EU passports in other countries

Brexit is impelling some people to make a choice: stay in the UK or live in the European Union? The Guardian   reports that many Britons are appealing to become citizens in other countries.

The number of Britons seeking citizenship in

Posted: 20th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Ched Evens interview: the role model explains everything

Sat with his fiancée, Natasha Massey, and two dogs, footballer Ched Evans – not a rapist – talks to the Sunday Times about his ordeal.

He says:

“This has never been about me as a footballer but [about me] as

Posted: 16th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Guardian says Zara shoppers epitomise the working class

What does it mean to be working class? Aditya Chakrabortty knows. Having analysed the 17m people who voted to leave the European Union and found them “delusional”, he tells  Guardian  r eaders what it is to be working class:

What

Posted: 12th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cinema ticket alternative makes everyone look like George Clooney

Alcohol remains relatively good value. Cinema tickets less so. Laura Donnelly is shocked, telling Telegraph readers: “Alcohol now so cheap 13 pints can be bought for price of cinema ticket.”

Or to flip that: Cinema is so expensive you can

Posted: 6th, October 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Money, News, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC twists Liverpool star James Milner’s words on Klopp

Can the media makes Liverpool midfielder James Milner sound controversial? Milner, 30, features on the BBC’s ‘gossip’ pages. The State broadcaster reports: “James Milner, 30, says Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is the best manager he has played under.”

That’s

Posted: 3rd, October 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Liverpool, Sports | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Greedy Sam Allardyce trapped in ‘slavery’ sting and ‘Woy’ Hodgson insult

England manager ‘Big’ Sam Allardyce wraps the Sun  in a choke hold. He’s embroiled in an alleged “dodgy deal”. The FA have launched a “probe” into his affairs.

 

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Allardyce is accused of trying to cash in on his

Posted: 27th, September 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Key Posts, Money, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0