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

A Latin Lesson

‘EVERY 50 years or so since time immemorial, we Brits have had to stir ourselves from our leather armchairs, put down our cup of tea and copy of the Telegraph sport section and cross the Channel to give one of …

Posted: 24th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Archer Misses Target

”ARCHER appeal dismissed within minutes,’ announces the Times. ‘Judges take 110 minutes to reject Archer appeal on perjury conviction,’ says the Guardian.

With Jeffrey out of the way, the Mary Archer appreciation club smell an opportunity

And the Guardian’s accuracy …

Posted: 23rd, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Robbie Fowler Is Innocent!

‘THERE are many ways to get into trouble with Robbie Fowler – not all of them the fault of the handsome scally himself, we hasten to add. But the fact is that the man is a magnet for trouble.

‘I

Posted: 23rd, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Smut On A Plate

‘NO SNIGGERING at the back, please. This is serious. The Telegraph tells of the perilous future facing an important erotic artefact from Roman times.

Disgusting!

The artefact in question is a risqué ceramic plate from the rare school of bawdy …

Posted: 23rd, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sandcastle Sheikh

‘ALL hail and tidings glad be with you as his immortal majesty the King of Bahrain welcomes you to read his sensational new column in the Independent.

‘Life is, how do you say it, a beach’

Also syndicated in the …

Posted: 22nd, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


We Dunnae Ken

‘AS Parisians burn, Scots simmer. From the dry side of a pac-a-mac, Scotland’s beaches are every bit as welcoming as the rolling sands of Bahrain or Paris, yet oddly the Scots still fail to seduce holidaymakers to their shores.

Angus

Posted: 22nd, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Foreign Bodies

‘HAS anyone noticed that there are lots of foreigners in the world today? Over in Greece, there are thousands, while in China and India there are positively millions of them.

NHS unveils its requirements for a modern nurse

And sometimes, …

Posted: 22nd, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Scum Of The Earth

‘MINUS 44. It’s nothing to be proud of, is it? In fact, as scores go, it’s pathetic. Yet that’s the score awarded to British tourists in a poll of the world’s tourist operator.

The scourge of Europe’s beaches

Brits came …

Posted: 19th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Aussies In Top Gear

‘THE TIMES continues to plough its own distinctive furrow, and reserves space on its front page for a curious report of the impending journey of Ian Thorpe, aka ‘The Thorpedo’, from Australia to Germany, en route to the Commonwealth Games …

Posted: 19th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Scoth Red Mist

‘TALKING of heavy drinking, Charles Kennedy is in the news today, as the recipient of a rare apology from Jeremy Paxman. The Independent reports that the grand inquisitor was adjudged to have overstepped the mark during a routine ‘Paxoing’ of …

Posted: 19th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Benny Is Innocent

‘PASSING the buck is nothing new in government, as anyone with a passing interest in our current leaders will know. But the Daily Telegraph carries a story that surely trumps the feeble efforts of Jo Moore and her pals.

No

Posted: 18th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In A Hole

‘THE TIMES has long ploughed its own furrow when it comes to selecting its lead stories. It likes to give space to the arcane, the idiosyncratic, and, occasionally, the downright baffling.

One of them is still a little woosie

But …

Posted: 18th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Never Hurry A Surrey

‘CIVILISATION is continually being traced back to earlier and earlier periods of history, through the discovery of human-style skulls, early tools and metals, and all manner of pots, paintings and other artefacts.

Scientists display new Mayan find

But the Guardian …

Posted: 18th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0