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Dead In The Water

‘AROUND the time of the first great flood, a pair of each type of animal made it through to safety on Noah’s floating menagerie. Now just a random handful of beasts have been salvaged, as Prague Zoo becomes an aquarium.

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


Animal Hospital

‘BUT as you post a £10 gift token to Slavek, ask yourself this: ”What would you have done when faced with a drowning hippo?” It’s not a question we spend enough time puzzling over, but in America, they have taken

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


Don’t Go Down To The Woods Today

‘FROM one type of rare breed to another now, as the Guardian shines a searchlight on the village of Sawley, Lancashire, venue of the BNP’s annual picnic and rant.

Doing his bit for British nationalism

It was like the Golden

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


Can’t Pay, Won’t Pay

‘TIPPING is a notoriously difficult business at least, that’s what we are always being told by newspapers keen to create still more anxieties among their troubled readership. Yet for those at the top of society’s pile it is simple.

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Roaring Forties

”’COMING soon: the age of the fortysomethings.” Now that’s better, why can’t we have a few more headlines like that one, which comes courtesy of the small but beautifully put together Independent.

Models show anorak’s new ‘Comfi-slaxs’ range of clothing

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


La Grande Bouffe

‘WE ALL wish a long and healthy life to St Tony, not to mention nice Mr Major and all the other past prime ministers who are still thankfully with us. But when they are, as Frank Sinatra put it, facing

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prague Springs A Leak

”’IN Josefov, the old Jewish quarter, police started banging on residents’ doors at 4am to tell them to leave their homes,” writes the Independent.

”Come on in, guys! The water’s lovely!”

It wasn’t the Germans this time, but a flood

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nicht Clubbing

‘FROM sea lions to clubs, the Times relates the story of the German bank and the inappropriate ”clubbing attire”.

Some of the workers took Dress Down Friday way too far

The clubbing attire in question is not a white boiler

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mousy Blonde

‘OF course, if Deutsche Bank were a sixth-form college, they would be celebrating another very good year. While we ponder how it is that we are getting smarter year on year (see tabloids), we wonder what the future has in

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ant Rap

‘HUMMING can be really annoying, can’t it? So annoying, in fact, that in today’s Times guide to office life, it is listed twice in a section on things from which considerate colleagues should refrain at all times. And it’s not

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Duty Free In France

‘YESTERDAY we told of Tony Blair’s smart-but-casual photo-call with the French prime minister. The event took place at a chateau belonging to one of the Blairios’ friends, for Tony likes to spend his holidays in the homes of the rich

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Home Entertainment

”’I WAS fiddling with the video recorder and just pressed the wrong button,” says Stéphane, one of the alleged victims in a curious case that is currently before the French courts. ”All of a sudden the TV screen started showing

Posted: 14th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


One Door Closes, Another Opens

‘YOU know the situation you’ve just opened the door to a shop or a restaurant and you see a pretty woman coming the other way. What do you do?

An easy solution to a common dilemma

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Posted: 7th, August 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


No Leg To Stand On

‘FINE words butter no parsnips, as a wise man once said.

New Zealand celebrate their goosing gold

We’ve heard a lot about how this year’s Commonwealth Games is an inclusive event, to which all are welcome, and it is the

Posted: 31st, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Knickers V Nickers

‘IS that a mobile phone in your pants or are you just glad to see me? Not the most obvious of chat-up lines, but remember: you heard it here first.

And you can even park you car in these ones

Posted: 31st, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Welcome To Becks Country

‘WE are always being told that the British tourist industry is in crisis, so it’s good to report one area that is booming.

Becks hid when Posh started getting a bit frisky

The Telegraph reports that the Japanese are flocking

Posted: 31st, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Monky Business

‘IF HISTORY teaches us anything, it is that religion is rarely a force for love, peace, understanding and tolerance.

”HQ? Send reinforcements. I repeat, send reinforcements.”

Indeed, like sport (on whose behalf similar claims are often made), its track record

Posted: 30th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Out Of The Norm

‘IF it’s tolerance and ”live and let live” you want, then forget the birthplace of Christianity and head for the Tory heartlands of Surrey. Today, the Guardian visits Reigate to sound out the locals about the decision of Alan Duncan

Posted: 30th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nuisance Caller

‘THERE’S nothing more irritating than a cold call from a salesman on your home telephone number. Except, that is, for a series of calls from the same salesman.

The stuff of Gareth’s nightmares

So when Gareth Evans got repeated calls

Posted: 30th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Out On A Limb

‘BACK on home soil, another figure has emerged blinking and spluttering into the media glare after spending most of his life in a closet.

Alan Duncan became the first MP to admit he was short

”Alan Duncan, the Tory party’s

Posted: 29th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In The Long Run

‘THE question leveled at rescuers by the disgruntled miners who spent 77 hours underground ”What took you so long?” could just as easily be asked of Jamie Donaldson.

Jamie’s next ambition was to be Heavyweight Champion of the

Posted: 29th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It’s The Pits

”’THEY were hauled out of the earth one by one, covered in a black sludge of coal dust and dirty water, raised to the surface in a yellow metal cage amid cacophonous applause,” writes the Independent.

”I know there’s beer

Posted: 29th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Better Things

”YOU can walk my path/ You can wear my shoes/ Let her talk like me/ And be an angel too.’

Bernie takes a test drive on the new bypass

Words we all agree are an inspiration and sum up how

Posted: 26th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rocking The Boat

‘THERE was a time when we were promised referenda on all manner of things.

Not the ideal location for a polling booth

We were to be asked if we wanted to adopt the euro, what name would be best for

Posted: 26th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cooking Up A Storm

‘OF course, there are other ways to skin a cat, and chef Gordon Ramsay knows a few of them.

The chef made sure Mr Wood would write no more unfavourable reviews

The Guardian reports that the man in the apron

Posted: 26th, July 2002 | In: Broadsheets | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0