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Van Gaal sacked, Mourinho appointed and Manchester United are unchanged

Sky News are reporting that Manchester United have offered Jose Mourinho the Manchester United job and the former Chelsea manager has accepted. Not all that good news for current Old Trafford boss Louis Van Gaal, then, who yesterday delivered the …

Posted: 22nd, May 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Jose Mourinho to Manchester United ‘in hours’

Transfer balls spots more tales of Jose Mourinho to Manchester United. The Star thunders: “Mourinho to Man Utd in hours.”

How many hours is unspecified by Luke Gardener, who made his prediction on May 13th. But he does cite his …

Posted: 16th, May 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Heads will roll after Manchester United fake bomb fiasco

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Manchester United v Bournemouth was called off yesterday. A suspect package was discovered at Old Trafford. The Telegraph tells the sorry tale:

A farcical security blunder led to Manchester United’s final Premier League game of the season being cancelled

Posted: 16th, May 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, manchester united, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


War Chest Watch: Manchester United, Chelsea, Spurs, Arsenal, Everton, Manchester City and Liverpool transfer budgets announced

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As the Premier League season ends big media turns to transfer rumours. One issue is deciding how much each club has to spend on new players. With every club in line for a £99m bonus next season, you’d suppose …

Posted: 15th, May 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports, Spurs, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Arsenal offer Dortmund £33m for Mönchengladbach’s Xhaka

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Transfer balls: a look a dire reporting on football rumours. Today the Indy reports on Arsenal:

Arsenal have made an official £33.8m offer for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Granit Xhaka after moving ahead with their first transfer of the summer,

Posted: 11th, May 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Newspaper uses noose to illustrate suicide story

How much is too much? The Hindustan Times notes:

A 31-year-old assistant commandant-rank trainee Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer allegedly committed suicide in his hostel room at the paramilitary force’s training centre in Gurgaon.

Identified as Mohaib M Mullah,

Posted: 11th, May 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Government wants you to carry ID papers on suspicion on looking ‘foreign’

PAPERS! The Guardian has news of a plot to make you a card-carrying Brit, or European Unionist, or African etc.:

Government measures making people prove their nationality or face prosecution risk damaging community relations and are discriminatory, critics have warned. 

Posted: 7th, May 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Naz Shah: Jewish technology plot behind racism error says anti-Semitic Labour Party?

“She’s made remarks that she doesn’t agree with,” says Labout of Naz Shah, the Labout MP who doesn’t much like Jews.

As @MichaelPDeacon notes in the Telegraph: “She’s made remarks… that she doesn’t agree with. She made the remarks. …

Posted: 28th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Using John Whittingdale to spank a free press across the Boobies

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What’s John Whittingdale been up to? The Star says the Tory MP, currently working as the culture and media secretary (GSOH, WLTM 4 MTV) “had a two-year fling with a Daily Star Page 3 girl”. Will he be involving …

Posted: 18th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No Jew can vote for Corbyn’s Labour, says former BBC director

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Danny Cohen, the former director of BBC television, says no Jew can vote for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, an outfit embroiled in accusations of anti-Semitism. He tells the Times:

“If you are Jewish how can you vote for

Posted: 16th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madonna fury: Rocco should stick to weed and ditch the fags

madonna rocco weed cannabis“ROCCO and Roll Up!” invites the Star’s front-page headline. “Madge fury at teen son’s booze and cigs.”

We hear you, Madonna, aka Madge the Vadge. What self-respecting cool kid drinks and smokes when they could be experimenting with smarts drugs …

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


Manchester City: the Real Madrid fear factor

Manchester City will play Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals. The Sun and Times are debating matters.

“Ronaldo and Co con’t scare us,” says the Manchester City manager, Manuel Pelligrini.

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But they should scare you, says the Times

Posted: 16th, April 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Oxfam finds $1.4tn tax cash ‘hidden’ in plain sight

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More financial illiteracy in the Guardian. The headline tells us:

US corporations have $1.4tn hidden in tax havens, claims Oxfam report

Some work there by Oxfam’s investigations arm to find such a gigantic stash of “hidden” cash.…

Posted: 14th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guardian: ‘let’s start a war with Jersey’

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How clueless and lacking in direction is the Left? Get this from Polly Tonybee in the Guardian. She’s talking about off-shore tax idylls, like the British Virgin Islands and Jersey:

Today Cameron’s promise fell far short of that

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


Channel 4 poll shocker: Muslims believe in Islam

muslim ghettoes“Half of British Muslims want gay sex banned, says poll.” That’s the Daily Telegraph headline. And it’s big news because it shows that half of British Muslims don’t believe in the letter of their religion.

This fact features in the …

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Suits you David Cameron: The Guardian gets it wrong on tax

More tax illiteracy in the Guardian, which has seen David Cameron’s tax return:

It’s not all hardship, though. The prime minister’s own party supports him where necessary, the returns reveal. Expenses met by the Conservative party have varied between

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Cameron, tax havens and other Guardian news

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Big news in the Guardian on David Cameron’s tax affairs:

David Cameron’s father sought legal advice on best tax havens

Did Ian Cameron, for it is he, seek advice from the same experts who advise the, er, Guardian?

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, News, Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Archers: journalists think it’s a real

The aRchers stabbingDo you have difficulty recognising fact from fiction? The Guardian does. When it heard of a domestic abuse story on BBC Radio show The Archers, it got to wondering:

Why did mental health professionals fail to identify Helen’s abuse? 

Posted: 6th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The most Guardian Guardian column you’ll ever read

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Meet Dave Bry. Dave has a question for Guardian readers: “Does climate change make it immoral to have kids?” As the rule dictates, any headline posed as a question must be answered ‘No’. But Dave will not be …

Posted: 4th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bad science links smoking ban to heart attacks in passive smokers

Survey of the day comes to us via the Telegraph, which has great news for non-smokers:

Smoking ban sees 40 per cent cut in heart attacks in UK since 2007 law was introduced

Did smoking cause 40% of heart …

Posted: 4th, February 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Niasse seduces Chelsea fans in his new Everton kit

nissiTransfer balls salutes the Daily Telegraph, which declares: “Everton close in on Niasse.” That’s Oumar Niasse, the Senegal international who has now joined Everton in a £13.5m move from Lokomotiv Moscow.

What’s odd about the Telegraph’s report is that …

Posted: 2nd, February 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Chelsea, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Telegraph illustrates an advertorial on Venice with a photo of The Venetian hotel, Las Vegas

illustrated an advertorial today on Venice with a pic of The Venetian hotel, Las Vegas

 

The Daily Telegraph has illustrated an advertorial on Venice with a photo of The Venetian hotel, Las Vegas.

Spotter: Lucy Fisher

Posted: 1st, February 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jessica Valenti says something really dumb about shopping

Jessica Valenti is writing about gender unfairness in the Guardian. The headline to her story“Women are overpriced.” Ha!

A report this month on products in the UK found something very similar: when it came to the same products

Posted: 26th, January 2016 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: De Gea announces Manchester United departure

de-gea-facebookIt’s January. Football’s transfer window is open. Manchester United goalie David De Gea has a new Facebook profile photo.

Did you join the dots?

The Telegraph, did. It takes the updated photo as a sign that De Gea is …

Posted: 4th, January 2016 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Simon Danczuk: woman of the year 2016

Simon Danczuk, the sleazy Labour MP for Rochdale, is wrapped around the news like a randy middle-aged man at a bridal shower. The smart move would be for mired Simon to undergo a sex change and emerge as Margaret, or …

Posted: 3rd, January 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0