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Mind The Bollocks: Richard Branson backs Theresa May to scupper Brexit

The post-Brexit UK was, as the Daily Mirror put it with a front-page photo of a large black hole, a leap into the unknown. Where the Mirror saw danger, chaos and, if the country voted Leave and thereby fell into …

Posted: 5th, July 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Money, News, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Invoke Article 50 NOW! Join the campaign for democracy

Invoke Article 50 NOW!

 

Invoke Article 50 NOW! is spiked’s campaign for the people’s democratic will to be enforced. The British public were given the vote on whether to leave the European Union. They voted to leave.

But the Government has not triggered …

Posted: 5th, July 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit poll: more cool Remainers than idiotic Leavers regret vote

Much of the post-Brexit talk has focused on the Leave voters who now regret their decision. The Metro said 7% of Leave voters regret voting to leave the EU. It and the Indy cited research that suggests “1.2 million Leave …

Posted: 5th, July 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Labour in crisis: Diane Abbott asks question about non-existent Indonesian province

Top Shadow Front Bench at the moment. Diane Abbott, shadow secretary of state for health, asks the Government about an Indonesian province that does not exist:

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps she has taken

Posted: 2nd, July 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brexit: Tony Blair and Nicola Sturgeon vow to reject democracy

The Mirror talks of the “Brexit Crisis”.  The OED says a crisis is “a time of intense difficulty or danger”. Do you feel more endangered than you did before the EU referendum? Jeremy Corbyn does. The Mirror says he is …

Posted: 27th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Remain supporting media joins UKIP in spreading fear over migrants

Having warned against a vote for Leave in the EU Referendum, the Mirror titles are in a dither. Do they: a) ignore the whole thing; b) try to beat UK leader Nigel Farage at his own game by whipping up …

Posted: 26th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


David Lammy MP urges: ‘stop the madness’ of democracy and reject Brexit vote

lammy brexitThe Labour MP David Lammy MP wants Parliament to ignore the EU referendum result. He wants Parliament to go against the will of the people, the majority of whom voted for the UK to leave the European Union. The people …

Posted: 25th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kerry Katona and Molly McFadden v the Daily Mail

kerry katona daily mail nakedThe Daily Mail has some bad news. “Online trolls” have seen pictures of Kerry Katona’s daughter Molly McFadden and made “cruel taunts”.

For those of you who missed the moment when Kerry and her family went to Thorpe Park, on …

Posted: 23rd, June 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Freud, Murat and a lynching at the Plough and Paedophile

maddie rewardMadeleine McCann: a look at the missing child in the news.

Daily Star (page 8): “Peado MP’s New Links to Maddie”

The paedo MP is the alleged paedophile MP Sir Clement Freud. He’s dead. He’s no longer an MP. …

Posted: 20th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jo Cox murder: Guardian blames Boris Johnson, tweeters blame Muslims

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Labour MP Jo Cox was shot and stabbed and shot outside her surgery in Yorkshire. Many reports claim her alleged killer yelled “Britain First” before striking.

A 52-year-old man, named as Thomas Mair, has been arrested. What do we …

Posted: 17th, June 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Sir Clement Freud dug up and beaten with sticks

Clement-Freud mccannMadeleine McCann is back in the news. The Daily Mirror (the self-styled “intelligent tabloid”) wonders if a dead celebrity and MP kidnapped her.

‘Paedophile’ Sir Clement Freud lived close to where Madeleine McCann went missing as police ‘urged to

Posted: 15th, June 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Russian Ultras, Joey Barton irony overload and Igor Lebedev mocks Andrew Bache

Russian thugs are in France for the Euros. The Star says 150 of the “hyper-violent” Russian Ultras are “on their way to ambush England fans again”. Surely to ambush people you need the element of surprise. The only surprising thing …

Posted: 14th, June 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Other parents: mums smile for mugshot photo after ‘assaulting’ McDonald’s server

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To Bellevue, Ohio, where the local Police Department bring news of Ashley England (right above), Mary Jordan (left above), and Sammie Whaley. The trip were arrested on June 8 for allegedly assaulting a female McDonald’s worker “because she was …

Posted: 13th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Omar Saddiqui Mateen: deadliest killer in US history was not driven by Islam

Omar Mateen Pulse Florida Islam gay murder

 

In Orlando, Florida, more than 50 people have been murdered in a massacre carried out by one Omar Saddiqui Mateen. The killer struck at a gay nightclub called Pulse. The story goes that he didn’t like gays.

Approximately 50

Posted: 12th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


England football fans are all racist scum and the Queen is their idol

englandYou will remember all that stuff about football fans being “slum people watching a slum sport“. You will remember how casting all football fans as scum who deserved to be caged was what led to Hillsborough, when police sent …

Posted: 11th, June 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kerching: Kelvin MacKenzie uses Sun column to promote aspokesmansaid.com

Writing in the Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie praises the readers who saved money on their household insurance with a website called aspokesmansaid.com.

 

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MacKenzie goes into some detail on how the savings were made.

 

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At no point …

Posted: 6th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, Money, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Liam Fee murder: evil lesbian killer monsters are just like men

liam feeRachel Telfa, 31, and Nayomi Fee, 29, murdered their two-year-old son, Liam Fee, by beating him to death in March 2014. The couple were in a civil partnership. Telfa was the child’s birth mother. Both women denied killing Liam. There …

Posted: 1st, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jamie Vardy and ‘brassy’ Becky are no classy Charles and Camilla: a Daily Mail hatchet job

Compare and contrast the Daily Mail’s reporting on Becky Nicholson’s wedding to Leicester City and England footballer Jamie Vardy and Camilla Parker Bowles marriage to Prince Charles.

Alison Boschoff and Andy Dolan write on the Becky-Jamie alliance:

The most brazen

Posted: 29th, May 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rangers kill rescued Yellowstone bison saved by fifth graders

Heard the one about the baby bison looking for love in Yellowstone National Park?

Karen Richardson of Victor, Idaho, was one of several parents chaperoning a group of fifth-graders on a field trip to Yellowstone this week.

Richardson says on

Posted: 17th, May 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United v The Sun: Van Gaal created social media and Ryan Giggs was a saint

The Sun has been telling us for months that Manchester United are to sack Louis Van Gaal and manager and replace him with Jose Mourinho. The paper’s Neil Ashton finds another reason to undermine the hammer-headed Dutchman’s leadership:

JESSE LINGARD’S

Posted: 16th, May 2016 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


SatNav directions send woman into a deep harbour (photos)

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Do you trust machines? Would you buy a driverless car? To Tobermory, Ontario, Canada, where a 23-year-old woman who followed her car’s SatNav instructions ended up in a harbour.

Ontario Provincial Police say the driver “took a wrong turn …

Posted: 16th, May 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Zimmerman’s gun is an American artefact: a museum should buy it

george zimmerman gun

 

When George Zimmerman shot dead unarmed Trayvon Martin, America wept and bled. Zimmerman claimed self-defence and was found not guilty. Now comes news:

Zimmerman Sells Gun Used In Trayvon Martin Death

The gun belongs to the shooter

Posted: 13th, May 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hillsborough: Eamonn Holmes fans the lies they still want you to believe

eamonn holmes hillsboroughSo, Sky News presenter Eamonn Holmes said an attack by a few West Ham fans on the Manchester United team bus was like the 1989 Hillsborough disaster in which 96 innocent people died.

Said Manchester United fan Holmes: “Now this …

Posted: 11th, May 2016 | In: Key Posts, manchester united, News, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0