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After Grenfell: Kensington and Chelsea warns children to stop playing football or else

How’s that London Olympic Legacy coming along? How goes the spirit of 2012 and all that euphoria? Not well. Not well at all if you’re poor. Residents in the flats opposite Grenfell Tower recently received a warning letter from those 

Posted: 17th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Grenfell Tower arrests and party politics: ‘life is a game with many rules but no referee’

After Grenfell Tower the media and politicians are demanding that we find someone to blame. The horror invites many questions about the 24-storey tower block’s cladding, sprinklers, fire-alarms, house building, the cost and availability of new homes, social-housing, gentrification that

Posted: 16th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Grenfell: the rush to be the victims’ conscience

The horror at Grenfell Tower fire dominates the news. The fire shouldn’t happened. After fires at King’s Cross station and Bradford football ground took many lives, prevention became the watchword. A fire and building inspector told media “if there is

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Mallorca mum has nasty experience with would-be child snatcher

Madeleine McCann: a look at the missing child in the news. With the media full of huge and often terrible stories, Madeleine McCann has been largely absent from the tabloids’ pages. But she pops up in the Daily Star. 

 

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Madeleine McCann | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man of the Establishment John McDonnell wants mass protest to bring down the Government

We should like it that John McDonnell speaks his mind. The shadow chancellor wants people to “get out on the streets” in support of Labour, to force Theresa May from office and to further the cause for another General Election

Posted: 15th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: we’re edging towards Remain by another name

Are we edging towards Remain by another name? Last June, 17.4million people voted in a legal and free election for the country to leave the EU. On twitter, Jo Maugham QC ( @JolyonMaugham) tweeted: This is the *only way*

Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Arsenal look to Liverpool to resolve Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City transfer

Transfer Balls with Alexis Sanchez Watch: The Arsenal player wants to leave the Gunners. Will he join Manchester City or Bayern Munich? Arsenal should get shot of him, of course. Any player who wants to leave isn’t committed to

Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Google News, Liverpool, Manchester City, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘I like being ugly’: Anita Pallenberg was rock’s greatest muse

anita-pallenberg 1968

 

Anita Pallenberg (6 April 1942 13 June 2017) was rock music’s greatest muse, writes Rob Baker:

Pallenberg first entered the Rolling Stones’ universe in the mid-Sixties when she sneaked into a concert in Munich and began

Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Labour’s youth voters crave conformity

corbyn bib youth Today’s Radio 4 chatter about social media connecting with yoof was mind blowing. Replace social media for ‘newspapers’, ‘magazines’, ‘John Lennon’, ‘football’ or ‘TV’ and we were once more being told the cool kids have outgrown the old ways and

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Will Katy Perry apologise for having culturally appropriated ‘gay hair’ and robot music?

 

Katy Perry has issued a public apology for having “culturally appropriated” a black hairstyle.

Whites are not allowed to use black hair styles and blacks should not use white hair styles, reasons Katy. Back in your boxes, people. Your

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid review: Boris Johnson is BOJO the healer as Corbyn waits for Number 10 and Theresa hangs on

Is Jeremy Corbyn surging towards Downing Street? Can urban young Remainers get Corbyn, a Eurosceptic for most of his life, to change his ways, scupper Brexit and become Prime Minister? The stakes seem very high after Theresa May’s humbling. The

Posted: 12th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ban the DUP from Government and destroy Brexit

Much weeping and wailing over the Tory Party calling on the DUP to form a coalition government. One commentator described the DUP as the locals from The Dukes of Hazard . But ridicule is not enough. The censorious call is

Posted: 10th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Julie Wadsworth: paedophile’s crimes become kinky romps

Is it different for women? Husband and wife Tony and Julie Wadsworth have been found guilty of encouraging six boys to take part in sexual activity between 1992 and 1996. The Wadsworths, both ex-BBC radio presenters, had denied all charges,

Posted: 10th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn rejoices in losing to a useless Tory leader

Huzzah for Jeremy Corbyn. He lost the General Election for Labour to a Tory leader he thinks so useless she should resign. Theresa May can’t hang on for five years not with her track record of defeating Corbyn by

Posted: 9th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Election Day tabloids: Corbyn missing, May mocked and bigots burn Untermensch newspapers

Jeremy Crobyn Theresa May GE17

 

It’s “TEZZA v JEZZA” (Daily Star) and the tabloids are going big on the leaders of the country’s two biggest parties.

Which leader’s picture appears most?

 

 

The Daily Star leads with photos of Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa

Posted: 8th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Politicians and students agree that looking is a gateway to crime

Politicians all want to censor the web.  CapX  writes:

It took us many centuries, a lot of effort and much expended blood and gore to get to this place where we are free – at liberty and ruled by the

Posted: 7th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News, Politicians, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Blaming YouTube for terrorism paints the killers as victims

Worse than video nasties , scourge of the 1980s, sex and trolls are YouTube videos possessed of a power to radicalise the viewer, transforming a normal bloke surfing the web for Wiggles songs and old episodes of Play For Today

Posted: 6th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After London Bridge: we’ve had ‘Enough is Enough’ of Jeremy Corbyn (paper review)

The London Bridge and Borough Market terror attacks how do the tabloids cover the massacre? All share the same news of heroic deeds, horrific injuries and barbarity. But their different treatment of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn is notable.

Posted: 5th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After London And Manchester let’s be generous, audacious, passionate and free

one love manchester

 

When France was attacked by Islamist extremists, journalist Bertrand Dicale wrote for the Bataclan website. His words resonate in light of the attacks in Manchester and London. Last night at One Love Manchester, the benefit concert held in the

Posted: 5th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Bridge attack: London fights back but democracy capitulates

“We were throwing bottles, chairs, stools, anything we could get. A stool hit one of them on the head,” says Gerard Vowls, an eye-witness to the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market.

“They were running up going ‘this is

Posted: 4th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester, Morrissey and an emotionless suicide

Manchester native Morrissey has shared his view on the slaughter in his home city. Twenty-two people went to a pop concert and didn’t come home. Many more are very badly injured. All around us we are told not to hate,

Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester terror fake news: Daily Express and Daily Star spot a gunman in Oldham

Many are dead in the attack on a pop concert in Manchester. What say the reputable news sources?

The Daily Express has news:

 

Daily Express fake news gunman Manchester

 

The Express’s sister publication, the Daily Star , echoed the chilling news that a second

Posted: 23rd, May 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Hard Left’s last gasp for power: tracing Jeremy Corbyn’s revolutionary socialism since 9/11

May 1, 1928 Communists in London celebrating May Day.

 

News that Andrew Murray, a “longstanding communist party member who joined Labour in December”, is running the Labour Party’s General Election campaign raises eyebrows. The Hard Left have taken over Labour.

Paul Anderson and Kevin Davey, authors of Moscow

Posted: 15th, May 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


You Janus: John Prescott demands ‘cheap publicity stunts’ to damage Theresa May

Compare and contrast former deputy prime minister John Prescott’s views on TV debates.

 

Sky's TV debate campaign is cheap publicity for Murdoch. Gordon can beat Cameron any day of the week. Doesn't need to go on Sky to prove it

September 2 2009 :

“Sky’s TV debate campaign is cheap publicity for Murdoch. Gordon can beat Cameron any day of the week. Doesn’t need to go

Posted: 5th, May 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kate Middleton’s topless photos undermine William and Harry’s celebrity careers

We first encountered pictures of Kate Middleton’s naked breasts when the French edition of celebrity magazine Closer published the grainy images captured on a long lens in 2012. Today the Mirror leads with news that Kate is seeking £1.3m in

Posted: 3rd, May 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0