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Cliff Richard To Get Mobile Memorial In Wimbledon’s Centre Court

SIR Cliff Richard is not dead, but one day he might be.

Says Cliff:

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Posted: 19th, December 2008 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tumour In Baby’s Brain Contained Body Parts And A Foot

DR. Paul Grabb is operating on three-day-old Sam Esquibel at Memorial Hospital for Children.

An MRI scan suggests a microscopic tumor on the newborn’s brain.

The

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Posted: 18th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


2008: Gordon Brown’s Non Celebrity Celebrity Year

GORDON Brown is not a celebrity. And that’s good.

Says Gordon

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Posted: 17th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cake Nazi: No Cake For You Little Adolf Hitler Campbell

HAPPY birthday, Adolf Hitler!

For he’s a jolly good…

It’s master (race) Hitler’s third birthday. A grinning blur of

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Posted: 17th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fast Food Rivals React To Burger King Perfume

BURGER King has brought its scent to market, allowing fans of ready-to-wear meat-based products to smell of friend beef, onions, gherkin, cardboard, bun, a flash of toilet-door-left-open-wee and ketchup away from the shopping precinct, playground and bus.

Flame “captures the

Posted: 16th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Money | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Killed By China’s Weather Machine

REST in pieces Wang Diange, formerly of Inner Mongolia, your remains found in the wreckage of a house where a wake had been taking place.

The rain was falling. The thunder was clapping.

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Posted: 16th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Iraqi Shoe Chucker ‘Munty’ Muntadar To Play For England

GOOD news that Iraqi journalist and champion shoe tosser Muntadar al-Zeidi has unearthed a British granny and can play cricket for England.

But first he must be released from where he

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Posted: 16th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Muntader al-Zaidi And The Ten Worst Protests Ever

WHAT next for Muntader al-Zaidi, the shoe thrower of old Baghdad? A spot of badinage on his socked feet?

As al-Zaidi languishes in jail, Anorak notes how unfazed Bush was by the attack. If the protest was to make Bush

Posted: 15th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (10) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russell Brand Strictly Come Dancing Vote Nightmare

MORE BBC phone awfulness as Russell Brand makes a call to Strictly Come Dancing.

“Sickly Cum Revolting,” screams the Mail. “Dancing into a storm.”

“Angry Strictly Come Dancing fans have demanded their money back after the voting shambles that hit

Posted: 15th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nickelodeon’s Big Green Global Challenge Brain Wash Game

THE Climate Kinder have a new weapon: The Big Green Help Global Challenge .

In an effort to educate and encourage action, Nickelodeon is set to release what could be the first ever online multiplayer video game that deals with

Posted: 14th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Finger A Chicken On German TV

PETA has noticed the antics of German TV farmer Hansi who has been “sexually abusing chickens”.

The 71-year-old rose to prominence on the fourth series of

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Posted: 14th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pardon: Rod Blagojevich Offers Senate Seat To George Bush

A MAN throws his shoe at George Bush in Iraq.

He misses. George Bush smiles. Says George Bush:

I’m OK. It doesn’t bother me. So what if he threw a shoe at me. All I can report is it is

Posted: 14th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Peddling Grief: Baby S Comes After Baby P

THE SUNDAY Mirror delivers Sean, a “NEW BABY P”.

The grief-peddling paper goes on:

Scandal of Baby S: 18-month-old taken off at-risk register and killed by his mother

Baby S? Well, with the Baby P story running out of steam,

Posted: 14th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Kim Il Jong Dog Zoo And Farm

TO North Korea where supreme leader General Secretary Kim Jong Il give  a salutatory warning that all dogs are for study purposes and not for other pursuits:

Pyongyang, December 11 (KCNA) — The number of rare animals is steadily increasing

Posted: 13th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Eoghan Quigg Has The Madeleine McCann X Factor

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

DAILY MIRROR : “NO CHEERS FOR TEARS”

It’s sardine munching Tony Parsons. He’s got mourning sickness .

If Eoghan Quigg wins The

Posted: 13th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (103) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top Ten Rod Blagojevic Fingers and Hair Pictures

ROD Blagojevich is accused of wrongdoing. Has he had his fingers in the till? Those hands and that hair they follow you around the room…

The

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Posted: 12th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Photojournalism, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Knife Crime And Media Scare Stories: 1981 Revisited

“FOR David,” says the Sun’s editorial on David Idowu who was knifed to death earlier this year.

It’s a tragic water of life. But that’s enough about David, because the Sun is soon using his death to lead into a

Posted: 12th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Career Suicidal Thoughts With Jon Gaunt On Matthew Norman

JON Gaunt says assisted suicide “is wrong and should never be allowed”.

Gaunt writes for the Sun, owned, like Sky, by Rupert Murdoch:

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Posted: 12th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Actor Hoevels Cuts Own Throat On Stage

DANIEL Hoevels is on stage. He picks up a blunt stage weapon and makes to slice his throat.

He collapses with blood foaming from his neck. The audience stands to applaud Friedrich Schiller’s play Mary Stuart.

Bravo. How very realistic.

Posted: 11th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 12 Most Wanted Least Wanted Football Chants And Chanters

GOOD news that two Spurs fans have been arrested for aiming homophobic chants at Portsmouth Town footballer Sol Campbell.

In all 16 suspects have been caught on camera singing songs about the player.

And once these are dealt

You have

Posted: 11th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Whatever Happened To Karen Matthews’ Other Baby?

SHANNON Watch : Anorak’s looks at Shannon Matthews , Karen Matthews and the greater Matthews clan…

Karen Matthews is guilty of a serious crime: she made columnists look like fools:

BEATRIX CAMPBELL : “Who do we blame?”

Compare and contrast

Posted: 11th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (17) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Three Baby Ps A Week, Every Week

“THREE BABY Ps A WEEK,” announces the Daily Mirror on its front page.

No-one can accuse the Mirror of not offering value for money. It’s some promise but can the paper really spend half the week leading

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Posted: 11th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kerry Katona Opens Her Sack

“ONLY me,” screeches Kerry Katona from the cover of OK!. It’s top news for those tens of Katatonics already missing her weekly column .

Kerry is cuddling her children, to: a) hide her tum-tum; b) keep warm; c) keep steady;

Posted: 10th, December 2008 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (32) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Suicide Watch: Craig Ewart Is Not The Bridgend Of The World

CRAIG Ewart is being filmed dying at the Swiss clinic Dignitas.

His death will be broadcast on Sky Real Lives programme Right to Die?, Mr Ewert drinks a fatal dose of barbiturates, as prescribed by a local doctor.

His reasons:

Posted: 10th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Brown: “We Not Only Saved The World”

GORDON Brown what started as parody ends in truth. Says Grodon Brown during PMQ’s:

“We not only saved the world”

Hurrah!

Of course what Gordon meant to say was: “We not only

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Posted: 10th, December 2008 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0