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Manchester United’s ‘hurt’ Rio Ferdinand loses to Chelsea’s honest broker John Terry

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MANCHESTER United’s Rio Ferdinand is a terrific player whose decision not to play for England was an elegant revenge for once being overlooked in favour of Chelsea’s John Terry. Ferdinand only got the call because the obnoxious Terry has retired … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, April 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mick and Mairead Philpott did kill his six children before they went dogging

House fire in Allenton

MICK Philpott, 56, set a fire to his home at 8 Victory Road in Derby. The May 11 2012 fire killed six of his children. He is guilty of manslaughter. He never meant to kill. He meant to frame his … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, April 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Miliband used Paolo Di Canio and left Sunderland with the better man

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PAOLO Di Canio has caused “outrage” at Sunderland. The Sun says “thousands of furious” Mackems are turning on the club. A Rob Johnson says he is “sickened and ashamed” that Di Canio is the club’s new manager. John … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, April 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews, Sports | Comments (13) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 19 greatest Christian gifts

YESTERDAY’S news of religious Easter eggs piqued our appetite for further Christian gifts with which to enhance our enjoyment of the holiday.

Here are just some of the myriad delights we discovered.

‘Inspired by scripture’

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Posted: 1st, April 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The best April Fools jokes of 2013

THE best April Fools Day pranks of 2013:

* YOUTUBE deletes every video , leaving only the winners behind:

I encourage everybody to watch as many videos as possible before YouTube deletes everything tonight.” –Antoine Dodson

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Posted: 1st, April 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The best of the Passing Show: Bolshevism, Ireland, Japanese empire and German hurt satirised

THE Passing Show was a British magazine published in the early 1920s. One section was particularly adventurous. Called Culled From The World’s Press, Culled From Sources, Through Foreign Spectacles, Through American Spectacles or Other People’s News, the … READ ON

Posted: 28th, March 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Modern Britain described in 10 photos

IF you had to describe the state of Britain today in 10 words, what would you say? In 2007, citizens entered a contest to describe the country in five words or fewer? The pick of the bunch was ‘Dipso fatso … READ ON

Posted: 27th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Monty Panesar’s Flying Circus, and the other greatest sporting endings

MONTY Panesar’s Flying Circus, and the other greatest sporting endings

Cricket - Third Test - New Zealand v England - Day Five - Eden Park
As Monty Panesar dived comically to slide his bat over the popping crease and set up England’s great escape against New Zealand in Auckland, he and his teammates provided a … READ ON

Posted: 27th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


‘Hypocrite’ Piers Morgan and his ‘buddy’ Snoop Dogg prove the gun nuts right

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PIERS Morgan wants tighter gun control in the US of A. The CNN host can be seen posing with Snoop Dogg on his Twitter profile. This makes him a hypocrite, right?

@JeromeEHudson thinks so. He tweets (via):… READ ON

Posted: 24th, March 2013 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


22 cats that look like pin-ups

WE at Anorak love pin-ups. We are, however, less certain of cats. Can pin-ups save the feline terrors?

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Posted: 22nd, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The decline of English centre backs is a myth

SOCCER

IN “Dying breed: The decline of the English centre back is bad news for Hodgson” Martin Keown laments the state of English-born defenders. He illustrates the decline with some examples. He writes in the Daily Mail:

Look at the

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Posted: 21st, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


On This Site: photos of Iraq then and 10 years after the invasion

ON This Site is a photo essay of what life was like after the 21-days war that was Operation Iraqi Freedom and what it looks like now. Between 19 March 2003 to 1 May 2003, the Iraq War raged. Against … READ ON

Posted: 18th, March 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 25 most bizarre and adventurous aircraft ever invented

THE 25 most bizarrer and adventurous aircraft ever invented.

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Posted: 16th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


1948 test: How Masculine or Feminine Are You?

IN 1948, the sexually confused could take Psychoquiz to determine how masculine or feminine they were. Is your favourite movie star a guy or a girl? Do your enjoy reading The Winning Of The War in Europe & The PacificREAD ON

Posted: 16th, March 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Artist gives Queen Elizabeth a make-over on Australian five dollar note

WHEN her Majesty The Queen puts down her copy of Majesty‘The Quality Royal Magazine’ – (an ITV documentary reveals that Liz subscribes to the organ that records her own life. Whenever Phil asks her how her day went … READ ON

Posted: 15th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


I was Pope Francis’s 12-year-old lover (says Vera Duckworth look-alike)

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POPE Francis fancied 12-year-old Amalia Damonte.

No, no! Well, before he became Pope at a sprightly 76 years young, the 120 year-old Master Jorge had a thing for Damonte, 76. No! She’s wasn’t 76 , then. She’s 76 now.… READ ON

Posted: 15th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


10 incredible facts about Pope Francis

Vatican Pope

TEN things you never knew about Pope Francis, as reported on every media outlet in the world:

He’s never been arrested for drink driving in Essex

He’s Catholic… READ ON

Posted: 13th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How the BBC turned the killing of 11-month-old Omar into Hamas propaganda

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WHEN a child dies there are no winners. So, when an 11-month-old child died in Gaza during another battle between Iran-backed Hamas and Israel, the news can be only grim. The mood must be regretful. But it’s important to know … READ ON

Posted: 12th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (9) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 49 most inexplainable pictures on Google

ON Google, and elsewhere, from time to time an image crops up that makes you wonder. And then it makes you stop and stare. And if you’re like us, you save the picture and show it other people, and gauge … READ ON

Posted: 12th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The troubling case of Chris Wilson – convicted for not telling his sexual partner he was transgender

IN Scotland, freedom is being challenged. Chris Wilson has been at Edinburgh High Court. He entered a guilty plea for “obtaining sexual intimacy by fraud” and “deceiving” two sexual partners. Wilson’s crime was to tell/show … READ ON

Posted: 12th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Sun says it saved Paul Gascoigne’s life – what utter bollocks

Gazza rehab

IT’S day 2 of the Sun’s look at Paul Gascoigne, the alcoholic former England footballer whose life was saved by medics in America. Today, the Sun leads with news that Gazza was saved by a plea from Sir Alex Ferguson, … READ ON

Posted: 11th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Sports | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Terrible adverts: the world’s greatest one-bedroom apartment (with cracking photos)

ON Craigslist, you can rent a 1 bdrm apartment

Perfect for college student!

Quiet building, close to parks and public transportation

Private secure entrance
Exposed brick
Fireplace
Spacious furnished bedroom
Overhead lighting
Stainless steel appliances
Plenty of closet space

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Posted: 10th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Playboy Bunny Club Manual 1968 (know your rights, Bunnies)

IN 1968, the Playboy Bunny Club was for swinging cats who liked their women holding “man-sized” drinks, lighting cigarettes and dressed as saucy rabbits. It being a club meant there was rules. In this brochure, you can bone up. You … READ ON

Posted: 8th, March 2013 | In: Flashback, Key Posts | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


99 acts of vandalism by BANKSY

ART BANKSY

BANSKY is the famous Bristolian artist, a master of witty one liners. They say he’s called Robin ­Gunningham. The Banksy part came from his nickname Robin Banx. He went to Bristol Cathedral School. He left with an E grade in … READ ON

Posted: 6th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail trolls want Tewkesbury mum Heather Frost and her kids murdered

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WHAT’S Heather Frost been up to? The Tewkesbury Tribal elder (11 kids – one more and she can rival Jacobs and the Jews) is scheduled to move into a 1,850 square foot council-provided “mansion”. The Mail’s Simon Tomlinson holds his … READ ON

Posted: 6th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Reviews | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0