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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 Street, Coppull, …

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


International Madeleine McCann: And Eye For Denise Pipitone And Finding Rose Pizem

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

DAILY TELEGRAPH: “Italy’s Madeleine McCann ‘found safe and well after four years’”

Italy has it’s own Maddie. Like Isreal? Are …

Posted: 12th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (474) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Large Hadron Collider Has Killed Everyone

THE LARGE Hadron Collider has killed everyone. If you are reading this you are dead. If you are not reading this you are dead.

DAILY TELEGRAPH:

Gill Hornby: “Before the world ends, I just wanted to …

Posted: 10th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comments (42) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Seeking Britain’s Armchair Detectives

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

DAILY MIRROR: “McCANNS HEADHUNT COPS FOR NEW MADDY SEARCH”

As Anorak told you yesterday, the Our Maddie hunt could, maybe, …

Posted: 10th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (472) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shannon Matthews: Craig Meehan, Adding Up Images And Gateway Porn

REMEMBER Shannon Matthews? Poor Shannon. Our Shannon.

Craig Meehan, her former live-in adult male role model, foerm lover of mother Karen Matthews, has been in court to answer charges of having indecent images of children …

Posted: 8th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Plagiarism: Linda La Plante’s Work Entwined With The Five Chimneys

LINDA La Plante denies copying passges of her book Entwined from a 1947 book called Five Chimneys, by a Holocaust survivor, Olga Lengyel.

La Plante:

What conception could Dr Mengele have had of the medical work he did in

Posted: 8th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Catholic Funeral For Trees: Pray For Them

A FUNERAL for trees. Let us pray. Dear, Great Sycamore…

Of course, global warmists are just Catholics:

Posted: 8th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Credit Crunch: Too Fairy Cuts Costs And Death By Crunch

CREDIT Crunch news of the day:

“Tooth fairy gives less during credit crunch”

The credit crisis has claimed its latest victim – the tooth fairyDaily Telegraph

The average amount left under a pillow for a tooth has dropped

Posted: 8th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Tabloids | Comments (11) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Tabloid Telegraph: Robert De Niro, Food Issues And Eco Nobu

IS there one story that sums up the new tabloid-focused Daily Telegraph? This comes close:

A Michelin-starred restaurant chain part-owned by the actor Robert De Niro is serving endangered bluefin tuna at its London outlets without telling customers, DNA

Posted: 7th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Large Hadron Collider: New Labour’s Theme Song To Armageddon

THE Large Hadron Collider is going to kill us all without mercy nor discrimination (although, fair’s fair, the Swiss get it first). Or not.

The Independent cocks an ear to the big looping hole and hears that the …

Posted: 7th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets | Comments (15) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Sting In The EU

WHEN newspapers investigate, journalism is saved:

SAYS EU Ref: “No messing – no irony: this is truly good journalism, a job that only the media can do. The Sunday Times has run a “sting” operation on a corrupt EU …

Posted: 7th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sarah Palin: Faking Sex Appeal, Hockey Glasses And Crude In Alaska

SARAH Palin Watch: Anorak’s look at Sarah Palin in the news…

DAILY MAIL: “Anger at fake Sarah Palin photos as smear campaign makes her ‘look like a stripper’”

Sarah Palin’s credibility as a possible American Vice-President is being

Posted: 7th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Photojournalism, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Polar Bear Watch: Sarah Palin’s Oil Blood Rush

POLAR Bear Watch: Anorak’s look at polar bears in the news, ands Sarah Palin

PALIN: the real scandal. Leonard Doyle in Anchorage Alaska investigates the damning environmental record of the woman who may soon be in

Posted: 6th, September 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0