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Tarnishing The Paul Newman Idol

PAUL Newman is dead, and the Mirror’s Sue Carroll salutes the “family man”.

Newman had six children, three from an early marriage that ended in

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Posted: 30th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (19) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Turner Prize 2008 Socks It To Art Buffs

WHAT’S the Turner Prize all about then? Are Cathy Wilkes, Goshka Macuga, Mark Leckey, and Runa Islam three women and a man trying to win a prize, or are they three women and man trying not to win a prize?

Posted: 29th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It’s Grim Up North: We Own Bradford And Bingley

SAYS the Telegraph: “Financial crisis: Bradford & Bingley nationalisation will cost taxpayers £150bn.”

So says the Telegraph, which should note that it won’t it will only cost the British taxpayer £150bn if

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Posted: 29th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Margaret Hodges Bites The Blairite Bullet

IN The Telegraph Tim Walker says Margaret Hodge is planning to leave the cabinet…

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Posted: 27th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann’s Halo 3: Selling Video Games And Making Jokes

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

DAILY TELEGRAPH : “The News Quiz”

As The News Quiz returns, host Sandi Toksvig tells James Walton why it’s lasted so long

Posted: 26th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann | Comments (83) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Neo Nazi Austrians Champion English

THOSE Germans (Anorak subscribes to the Eurovision school of politiks and includes under the umbrella term ‘German’, Austrians, Swiss and some of Paraguay’s smartest districts).

In the Guardian’s article on a “surge in support for far right” in Austria threatens

Posted: 25th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


McCartney Plays Israel And The Super Furry Animals Die

PAUL McCartney is to play Israel, and the suicide bomber will try to hit a moving target as Macca’s head wobbles this way and that.

“We have worked it out,” says the Indy’s front page

All you need is 5,000

Posted: 25th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Solar Panel Rustlers And Recyling Is Rubbish

THE SOLAR PANEL RUSTLERS are a-comin’:

Solar power, with its promise of emissions-free renewable energy, boasts a growing number of fans. Some of them, it turns out, are thieves. Just ask Glenda Hoffman, whose fury has not abated since

Posted: 25th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Knut The Polar Bear On Suicide Watch

POLAR Bear Watch : Anorak’s look at polar bears in the news…

KNUT, the German polar bear the Guardian calls an “activist” for global warming, is alive. But his former keeper is not. Thomas Doerflein has died.

THE INDEPENDENT reports:

Posted: 24th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Madeleine McCann And Pricness Diana Made Us Fear

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

DAILY TELEGRAPH : “Baroness Neuberger: Children will grow up not trusting anyone in Britain’s risk-averse society”

Paedo!

Recent figures show there are

Posted: 24th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann | Comments (190) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Illegal For Men To Process and Distribute Sperm

YOU know what you’re doing. Cut it out. It’s illegal:

Since July 2007 it has been a criminal offence to “procure, test, process or distribute” any gametes (sperm and eggs) intended for human application without a licence from the Human

Posted: 23rd, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comments (16) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Madeleine McCann Christian Prayer Circle Says God Took Her

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

CHRISTIANITY TODAY : “Christians pray for missing Madeleine”

Christians around the world joined in prayer on Friday for the safe return of

Posted: 23rd, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (225) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Looking To Big Daddy Fidel Castro For Love

ALICE WALKER is looking at Barack Obama and John McCain, and seeking Fidel Castro. No, not dear Che Guevara; he’s easy to find :

This is what I want for our country, more than anything. I want a leader who

Posted: 22nd, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katherine Bucknell On The Lehman Brothers’ African Pump

WRITES the Times : “After Lehman Brothers : desperate City wives “:

The real-life stresses and strains of being married to an investment banker forms the backdrop to Katherine Bucknell’s bestselling US novel Canarino; Here she explains what the repercussions

Posted: 20th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Greatest Non-Sequitur Of The Decade

HEADLINES like “WE‘RE ALL F***ED” (all papers) might have led readers to believe that the world’s economy was in freefall and we were all doomed to rearing turnips as a source of fuel, housing and good, clean, honest fun.

Now

Posted: 20th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Meeting Juliette Binoche

CELEBRITY Quote Of The Day: Juliette Binoche would lke to meet Juliette Binoche:

How can I say what my new performance will be about? It’s impossible, and there can be no diagnosis until the audience takes what they get, the

Posted: 18th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Polly Tonybee Wants Gordon Brown To Be As Consistent As She Is

POLLY Toynbee is a Guardian columnist and president of the Social Policy Association. She is a solid and clear voice, an opinion former:

“A cabinet of minnows and spineless backbenchers include many – perhaps most – who want Brown gone,

Posted: 18th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Witch Hunting Sarah Palin And Inside With Barack Obama

BARACK Obama is partying with his celebrity backers at the Greystone Mansion, California, followed by entertainment by Barbra Streisand at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. It’s what the elite do. Says Obama :

“It’s about those who will never see

Posted: 17th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sky Has Changed Football More Than Any Billionaire Team Owner

SIMON Barnes, the Times’s Sports Columnist of the Year, is talking about Al Sugar , Manchester City and how football clubs have become rich man’s play things, as opposed to in those halcyon days of the minimum wage, when football

Posted: 15th, September 2008 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Money | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Italian Mafia Seek To Head Off Bread Threat From Lancashire

PSST! Wanna buy some bread?

After yesterday’s news of the Lancashire mafia , today we learn that the Italian mafia have noted the threat, moving to nip in the bud the threat posed by Morris’s Quality Bakers, (Baker

You have

Posted: 15th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Resigned Barry Gardiner Makes Way For Twigg At Forestry

BARRY Gardiner is the Member of Parliament for Brent North and Gordon Brown’s Special Envoy for Forestry.

Now Barry Gardiner is the former Special Envoy for Forestry, having resigned his position to go onto pastures new. Incidentally this is the

Posted: 15th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Let’s Investigate Kate McCann’s Pain

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

Kate McCann’s Diary extracts are published . Now read on…

DAILY EXPRESS : “HEARTBREAK DIARY REVEALS KATE’S ANGER AND DESPAIR”

In one

Posted: 15th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (174) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeline McCann: Seeking Andrew Gosden, Not Denise Pipitone And Demonising Gypsies

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann

THE TIMES : “One year on, missing Andrew Gosden is still a blank space in family’s heart”

Andrew Godsen is missing. He

Posted: 13th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (306) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


British Invested Baseball And Decided Not To Play It

THE Times reports that the British invested baseball and then decided not to play it:

Historians in Surrey have documentary proof that the game was being played in the UK before America. A diary entry which talks about a

Posted: 12th, September 2008 | In: Back pages, Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Health And Safety Inspector Falls From Ladder

HEADLINE of the Day, in the Tabloid Telegraph: “Health and safety inspector falls off ladder.”

A health and safety inspector had to be rescued by firefighters after he fell from a ladder while he was carrying out a risk assessment.

Posted: 12th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0