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Google Translate News: Moscow hack gives Manchester’s fat slags and ‘disgusting’ gays a thrashing

If anyone is going to call British women fat slappers and out homosexuals it’ll be the British press. So when Alisa Titko, a writer for Komsomolskaya Pravda , ridiculed British women and lambasted Manchester for allowing gays to be loving 

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


Map reveals white Europeans’ views on blacks

Map reveals white Europeans' views on blacks

 

How racist against blacks are white Europeans? You could simply look at the European Union whose immigration policy is firmly shut to those beyond its borders. If you’re a dark-skinned African refugee, the EU will become a fortress and

Posted: 3rd, May 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Vox revels in bigotry on Bret Stephens joining the New York Times

Vox gets very nasty on the New York Times hiring Bret Stephens:

Earlier this month, the New York Times hired conservative Bret Stephens , longtime writer for the Wall Street Journal, to join its editorial page.

It really shouldn’t have.

Posted: 2nd, May 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How to survive an armed robbery by Jimmy John’s manager Tuker Murray

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To Kansas, where a robbery is going down. The local police tells all:

At 9:15 p.m. April 26, 2017, officers with the KCPD were dispatched to the location at 3900 Broadway Blvd. in regard to an armed robbery. An

Posted: 1st, May 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When it’s ok to be anti-Semitic and wear a headscarf

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen the final ‘d’ is silent, so I’ll leave it off says all Austrian women should wear a headscarf. This will help Muslims feel comfortable and to battle prejudice, he reasons.

“If Islamophobia

Posted: 1st, May 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The NHS joins the goodly war on sugar

The mantra ‘Sugar is bad’ has been drummed in. It’s a good message, morally right, even. Sugar is linked to all manner of health curses, not least of all fat, which as we’ve been told is a social ill that

Posted: 28th, April 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ex-copper Number 3429 shares this thought on Madeleine McCann and Facebook’s chances of finding her

The Sun has some Madeleine McCann tenth anniversary news. Across two pages, the paper asks “Could Facebook find Madeleine?” It hasn’t found her so far, and the site’s been up and running for a few years now. But it could.

Posted: 27th, April 2017 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tim Farron finds his backbone and blocks David Ward over ‘antisemitic’ comments

In today’s Sun we read that the LibDems have approved David Ward as their candidate for Bradford East. Ward lost the seat to Labour in 2015. Ward is the man who likened “the Jews” to the Nazis, the paper reminds

Posted: 26th, April 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | 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'”.

 

maddie mccann daily mail

 

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


Sexism row: Kim Kardashian’s arse takes on Angela Akins’ short skirt

“It’s Kim Kardashian as you’ve never seen her before.” throbs the Daily Star  on its front page. “Wait until you see the rear view,” ploughs the Sun on its cover. Both tabloids lead with the same picture of Kim Kardashian

Posted: 25th, April 2017 | In: Celebrities, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UKIP’s sad plan to ban the burqa makes Muslim women society’s punks

UKIP wants to ban the burqa. When you ban things, you become a bansturbator. Paul Nuttall, who’d look good is a tweed burqa, tells the electorate via the Andrew Marr Show : “[Firstly] we have a heightened security risk at

Posted: 25th, April 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: blaming gypsies is the cheapest solution

Madeleine McCann: as we approach the tenth anniversary of her vanishing the news is coming thick and fast in the British Press.

The Mirror (front page): “MADDIE ‘WAS SNATCHED BY RICH FAMILY’.”

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Not poor gypsies, then? Not a paedophile

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


The French Election is a huge waste of paper

The French election are riding high on the news cycle. The field has narrowed into a straight fight between Front National’s Marine Le Pen and independent Emmanuel Macron. Round 2 will be defined not what the French are for but

Posted: 24th, April 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Dad dragged off plane for ‘sex trafficking’ his 3-year-old daughter

A man and his 3-year-old daughter on a United Airlines flight to the US from Mexico were taken from the plane. A passenger saw the pair and wrongly assumed the man was sex trafficking the child. The man was carrying

Posted: 24th, April 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Canary Islands ferry tests out sea defences by ramming sea wall

How do you test sea defences? In Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, you set the ferry to ramming speed and go  for it :

Videos and photos of the accident

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Posted: 23rd, April 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: seeking the man by The Dolphin

Madeleine McCann appears on two national newspapers front pages today. You can read more about the Mirror’s news on a top cop’s theories here .

 

madeleine mccann daily mirror

 

So much for the opinion. What we who have followed this story from

Posted: 23rd, April 2017 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: five theories, three ex-coppers and 10 years of nothing

Madeleine McCann: A look at reporting on the missing child. It remains frenzied, speculative, lurid and light on news.

Daily Mail : “Did Madeleine McCann wander off and have an accident? Was she stolen to order? Or was it a

Posted: 23rd, April 2017 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fearless Girls: the marketing gimmick that mocks the bull

That Fearless Girl statue in Manhattan’s Financial District is terrific. It faces off against Arturo Di Modica’s Charging Bull. Greg Fallis has written a terrific blog post about the two statues and placed both in context:

Back in 1987 there

Posted: 19th, April 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: the nanny does’t REALLY know anything

In a “WORLD EXCLUSIVE” the Daily Mirror leads with Madeleine McCann and the statement: “What REALLY happened the night Madeleine disappeared.”

 

 

There are three pages to this front-page screamer. And they can all be distilled into four simple 

Posted: 18th, April 2017 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump gets to work on his Nobel Peace Prize

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Russian and US relations are are at all time low. Well, so say the papers. Two big players in the Balkanisation of the Middle East are at loggerheads. How did this happen?

Ever since Donald Trump became President stories

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


Huffington Post writer says white men should be denied the right to vote

intolerance Huffington Post white vote only Garland If you’re looking for something really dumb, reactionary, horrible and bigoted don’t bother with Kelvin Mackenzie . Look instead to the Huffington Post , where Shelley Garland puts her case for denying the vote to all white men.

Just when

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


Facebook and Google stuff the fake news turkey

Thanks to the Facebook system you can know what is and is not fake news. In “How to spot fake news” Facebook offers its millions of slack-jawed readers 10 tips for spotting fake news. One signal points to bad spelling.

Posted: 14th, April 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Samantha Baldwin v the State’s secret care system

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Police have arrested Samantha Baldwin on suspicion of abducting her two young sons, Dylan Madge, 6, and Louis Madge, 9, on March 27.  Samantha Baldwin age 40 (Daily Telegraph) and 42 (Nottingham Post) and her sons were

Posted: 7th, April 2017 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pierre Omidyar’s new journalism is no truth serum for fake news

Combatting the rise of so-called fake news is billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, who will pay $100 million to fund investigative journalism. Omidyar’s Omidyar Network, his philanthropic investment company, aims to give $1 billion to good causes.

The company could,

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


Banned in Australia: Ayaan Hirsi Ali is unfit for human consumption

Anyone who bought a ticket to hear Ayaan Hirsi Ali speak on her Australian tour will get a full refund. It’s been cancelled because her opinions as so outrageous they present a threat to her security and the safety of

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