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ITV live news reporter has malfunction on camera

Have a heart for the live TV reporter padding out the known facts in the London drizzle. ITV goes live to its man in Westminster. Come in, Rohit Kachroo, who has Type 1 Diabetes (it was related to that):

 

Posted: 28th, April 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: the Met’s 10th anniversary PR exercise ‘COULD’ be news

Madeleine McCann: 10th anniversary news round-up.

The Daily Mail (front page): “MADDIE POLICE CHASING ‘CRITICAL LEAD'”.

 

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That Madeleine McCann remains front-page news 10 years after her vanishing and after ten years of no evidence of what happened

Posted: 26th, April 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The righteous fight to give David Moyes a slap

Sunderland manager David Moyes is sorry for telling a BBC Sport reporter she “might get a slap” with her line of questioning. Following Sunderland’s 0-0 draw with Burnley, journalist Vicki Sparks asked the former Everton and Manchester United coach if

Posted: 4th, April 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Turning Reker Ahmed’s attack into a moralising Hate Crime

The asylum seeker fighting for life after being beaten up in Croydon, South London, is 17-year-old Reker Ahmed. Initial reports stated that an 8-strong gang of youths kicked the Iranian unconscious after first asking him where he was from. The

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


The Mail’s Legs-It cover triggers a race to the bottom

When Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon had a chat in Glasgow, the Daily Mail noticed that both women had legs. It wasn’t just a meeting between two leaders of British political parties; it was a beauty contest. It was also

Posted: 29th, March 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chelsea ‘nark’ sets the police on rude Manchester United supporters

Looking for offence in dust is a full-time job. Today brings news that one sensitive Chelsea fan has given full throat to his upset that Manchester United fans referred to the Blues as “Chelsea rent boys” during the teams’ recent

Posted: 28th, March 2017 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Google News, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Irony Overload: Labour MP Yvette Cooper wants to save us from online anti-Semites and other virtual haters

Yvette Cooper wants to set you free from fake news, horrible words and unpleasant images online. The UK Home Affairs Select Committee, which Cooper chairs, challenged directors of big social media companies Facebook’s Simon Milner, Google’s Peter Barron and

Posted: 21st, March 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Anti-Trump swastika billboard in Phoenix road is more stupid that anything you’ll see in the White House

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Let’s be clear: whoever erected the billboard calling Donald Trump a Nazi understands neither democracy nor history. The billboard on the 1000 block of Phoenix’s Grand Avenue is, according to reports, the work of Karen Fiorito. For those of

Posted: 19th, March 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The myth of Millwall’s racist abuse at Spurs

When Spurs played Millwall in the FA Cup – final score: 6-0 the Guardian heard ‘racist’ abuse from the South Londoners. So bad was it that rather than lead with a match report or news on Harry Kane’s injury,

Posted: 13th, March 2017 | In: Back pages, Google News, Key Posts, Sports, Spurs | Comments (15) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United’s thought police ban a fan for a tweet

Manchester United have extended the rule governing football fans Rule 1: sit down; shut up (unless it’s for the national anthem) to censoring what supporters can say when they’re not at the match. Football fans have long been

Posted: 10th, March 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The European Union bans free speech for MEPs

News for those of you who think the vote for Brexit is not a glorious triumph for democracy it was. The European Union will enforce a new rule that says  any elected MEP giving full throat to ‘hate speech’

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


Jimmy Savile’s sex-free sex den at High Royds Hospital

Fancy a peek inside ‘Jimmy Savile’s sex den’? This is where the ‘shamed star preyed on victims’. The Daily Star’s wrong, of course. Savile wasn’t shamed. Sir Jimmy was buried with full honours. The great and good lined up to

Posted: 26th, February 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Denmark stages blasphemy trial after man burns the Koran

If you burn a book in Denmark you can be hauled before the Beak. In the fourth blasphemy case in Denmark’s entire history the first in 46 years a 42-year-old idiot who filmed himself burning a copy of

Posted: 25th, February 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fake News: European Union Baroque Orchestra quitting UK over immigration

Looking beyond fake news, we turn to the Guardian , which tells us about yet another casualty of the Brexit vote. The headline is to the point: Top orchestra quits Britain over Brexit migration clampdown .’ The musicians are

Posted: 20th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cambridge student who burned cash saved homeless man’s life

Helping us know why an 18-year-old set light to a £20 note in the streets of Cambridge is a delighted Press. Above a picture of a £20 note – so helping Guardian readers know one should they encounter it lit

Posted: 16th, February 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Liverpool bans the Sun but the elite escape and fans remain suspects

What are we to make of Liverpool Football Club’s ban on Sun journalists attending matches in an official capacity and press conferences? The Sun is also banned from conducting exclusive interviews with Liverpool FC managers or players.

The ban is

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


Zakaria Bulhan: the tabloids’ favourite Somali-born Muslim terrorist who wasn’t

Zakaria Bulhan, 19, stood in the dock at the Old Bailey and admitted killing US tourist Darlene Horton and wounding five others – Lillie Selletin, David Imber, Martin Hoenisch, Bernard Hepplewhite and Yovel Lewronski – (all strangers to him) on

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


John Bercow: anti-Trump apostate or jumped-up fool?

Is House of Commons Speaker John Bercow an apostate or a jumped-up pillock who overstepped his brief when he declared that Donald Trump should be banned from addressing Parliament? Maybe he’s both.

The Mail  (front page) says Bercow ‘sparked fury’

Posted: 7th, February 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hacked emails reveal David Beckham swears like a footballer

In what the Sun calls ‘leaked emails’ David Beckham allegedly wrote about his disappointment at receiving an OBE and not a knighthood in the kind of language you’d expect from a footballer. He allegedly called the Honours Committee “unappreciative c***s”.

Posted: 6th, February 2017 | In: Celebrities, Google News, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump: God save the Queen from common muck

Donald Trump continues to set the news agenda, his presidency a political take on ‘Stay Tuned’ TV cliffhangers. President Trump’s ill-conceived travel ban dominates the news. But the Daily Mirror has a new angle. It books itself into one of

Posted: 31st, January 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mirror uses John Hurt’s death to bury Theresa May and Donald Trump’s Special Relationship

When Donald Trump was voted in, the Daily Mirror was aghast that he’d called Theresa May after dialling so many other leaders. It was a”poor start to the Special Relationship”. May was “at the back of the queue of world

Posted: 28th, January 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit the Daily Express and the 55 Tufton Street gang

So keen are migrant workers to pay UK taxes, the Daily Express says “more than 1 million citizen” of them will “rush in” before the country leaves the European Union.

Well, maybe they will. Maybe they won’t.

 

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The

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


Madonna occupies victimhood as Rust Belt women are belittled and abused

What do we have? On one side, are the people with no jobs, who endure deprivation and exist in a place called ‘The Rust Belt’. The technocrat, elitist candidate opposing Donald Trump called them “the deplorables”. On the other side

Posted: 22nd, January 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chelsea fans found guilty in the most racist incident of all time

Deep on page 9 of the Daily Mirror is the story of four Chelsea fans found guilty of racist violence and given suspended prisoner sentences by a French judge. The four white men were accused of pushing a back man

Posted: 4th, January 2017 | In: Chelsea, Google News, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0