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Simon Cowell, Robbie Williams & Britney Spears Are Pop Idle & Liz Hurley’s Wedding

liz-hurleys-week.jpg“IT’S very fashionable to be in rehab,” said Simon Cowell in the Mirror. “This whole thing is a total indulgence.”

Cowell, who bestrides the world of canned pop music like a Colossus in high-wasted trousers, was not supporting the therapy …

Posted: 11th, March 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Second Coming – David Beckham, Victoria Beckham & Jesus

the-second-coming-david-beckham-victoria-beckham-jesus.jpgDAVID Beckham. And much debate. Is Beckham losing his hair?

How long will it be before the trimmings from David’s sack, crack and back are woven into his scalp? How long before the back pages feature not news of David’s …

Posted: 4th, March 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Home From Home – Abu Qatada’s Jail Time

home-from-home-abu-qatadas-jail-time.jpgNO, it’s not Omar Bakri or Abu Hamza. It’s Abu Qatada.

As the Express’s front page says, this is “one of the world’s most dangerous suspects”.

Qatada is billed as “Osama Bin Laden’s right hand man”. And he could be …

Posted: 27th, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Look Out For The Transvestite Terrorists

RUN! Don’t walk!

If you thought Omar Bakri was mad and Abu Hamza a hook handed one-eyed purple people eater, then prepare to be terrorised out of your mind.

Here comes the new face of, alleged, Muslim extremism in the …

Posted: 21st, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Virtual War On Terror

SEE the motorway driver parking his car. His shoulders slump. His neck winds back in. He craves relaxation. Such are the strains of life on the road.

So he walks into the service station, orders a pot of hot caffeine …

Posted: 20th, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nut Bags! – Royal Lessons With Dame Helen Mirren, Robbie Williams & Sharon Osbourne

brand1.jpgTHE week brought a question: What odds Her Majesty the Queen abdicating in favour of Dame Helen Mirren?

Make that two questions: And what odds that any of the serfs would notice or mind?

Indeed, the twin pluses of watching …

Posted: 18th, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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Posted: 13th, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Smiley Kylie – Minogue’s Hotpants, Russell Brand’s Big Brother Sex & Prince Harry’s Fight

small_171267_1_1171105888.jpgWHY do we like Kylie Minogue? Is it because after years of grooming and shaping she still manages to look and sound like a pre-pubescent girl wearing her mum’s make-up and singing into her hairbrush?

Whatever the reasons, Kylie remains …

Posted: 9th, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


War On Terror – Paying The Price

“HAMZA’S lawyer is paid £506,466 and it’s all from legal aid in just 7 months.”

If ever there was a tale to inspire and show that the UK is a land of equality and opportunity it is this story that …

Posted: 6th, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shhhh! – Shilpa Shetty Jade Goody & Victoria Beckham’s Big Fat Zero

SHHHH!

ON Monday we listened as millions and more Britishers tried to pronounce the name Shilpa Shetty, the Big Brother Bollywood babe.

And it is important that you try to say it right. How you say Shilpa may reveal your …

Posted: 2nd, February 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


To Sheikh Or Not To Sheikh?

to-sheikh-or-not-to-sheikh.jpg“SHOULD Muslim police officers get special treatment?”

The Express cannot decide without the help of its readers. It shows and does not tell. The readers must always decide.

And to the story. A story illustrated by a picture of – …

Posted: 22nd, January 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Beckham Saves Us All

small_171127_1_1168686702.jpgEVERY new musical age pushes the boundaries back a little further.

And for punk rockers gobbing at their fans, we introduce the popstar vomit.

The Mirror raised an umbrella and looked on as Amy Winehouse took to the stage at …

Posted: 13th, January 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who Heeded Cook Robin?

“ROBIN COOK”

And so it begins.

Politicians love to have the last word.

On Cook’s headstone at Grange Cemetery in Edinburgh, the legend reads: “Parliamentarian and Statesman. Born 28th February 1946. Died 6th August 2005. Beloved husband of GAYNOR and …

Posted: 10th, January 2007 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barrow Boys & Girls

IT’S official – Britain is bonkers for ‘the barrow’.

Almost half of us say the Wheelbarrow, which involves the man holding the woman’s legs as if they were the handles of a barrow [see diagram], is our favourite sex position, …

Posted: 26th, December 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Smells Like Christmas

Following Britney Spears’ star… 

MONDAY and Victoria Beckham “opens with the pure fresh notes of bergamot and rose petals”.

In the face of much evidence to the contrary, Her Poshness can hit top notes, middle notes and low notes …

Posted: 23rd, December 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Diana – ‘No’ News

CHERIE BLAIR stood with her dress unbuttoned. She was not wearing underwear. It was Monday. It was cold and it was raining.

But this was no revolution. Cherie had not been stripped and thrown into the street. She and Tony …

Posted: 16th, December 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Sky High Club

THERE we were in the toilet onboard a plane from Heathrow to New York.

Forget the mile high club, this was the sky high club – terrorists were going to nip to the loo and produce bombs from baby milk, …

Posted: 15th, December 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Careless Dogging Costs Lives

EVER wonder what’s going through the mind of the copper standing outside No.10 Downing Street?

Until now we’d laboured under the belief that the doorman’s mind was in a Zen-like state of empty calm.

Here was a sentry in tune …

Posted: 2nd, December 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Al-Qaeda’s DIY Kit

AL-QAEDA “terrorist chiefs” have produced a “DIY missile-making guide” for anyone with access to the Internet.

You can see the Al-Qaeda plotter wandering around his B&Q saver centre on a Sunday morning; a little bit of sticky-backed plastic, some sturdy …

Posted: 21st, November 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Omar Bakri, To Be Sure?

LEBANON calling, Lebanon calling. Come in Britain. Do you read me Tottenham?

It’s Omar Bakri, the nation’s favourite mad mullah, they man in the wiry beard, oversized NHS bins and green Ford Galaxy.

Bakri has been banned from performing in …

Posted: 15th, November 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bakri’s Dirty Dozen

“GOT anything for me, son?” asks Omar Bakri, his sun-bleached beard bristling in the warm breeze, his lavender-tinted glasses catching the ray’s of the early morning sun as it rises over the ancient Levant coastline.

Abdul Raham Fostok laughs. “Well, …

Posted: 25th, October 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Dickens Of A Week

THE week’s news focused on the Dickensian story of the Jew, the orphan and the flight to London Town.

On Monday, Davie Twist’s future was far from certain. Charities and institutions protested at Davie Twist’s removal from Africa. Protests were …

Posted: 21st, October 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hamza The Estate Agent

“STUMP DUTY,” says the Mirror’s headline. It’s one-eyed, hook-handed purple people eater Abu Hamza. He’s back. And he’s in the property game.

The report says that Hamza has paid £220,000 in cash for a house in Greenford, West London.

Currently …

Posted: 16th, October 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Seeing The Light

BARELY a week into his world tour, and George Michael had made it about a mile from his Highgate home.

“GEORGE IN 999 DOPE DASH,” announced the front page of Monday’s Sun. “Singer slumped at wheel again.”

We joined George

Posted: 6th, October 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Adopt A Wasp

TODAY the RSPW announces a "citizen science" programme to investigate the apparent decline in the number of British wasps. ‘The Buzz’ will encourage picnicers to put a postcard piece of honey-coated film on the front of their hampers – a …

Posted: 30th, September 2006 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0