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Wotsits: the tabloids’ favourite fat snack

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The Sun newspaper loves Wotsits and those people who eat the cheesy puffs.

WOTSIT?

I’ve lived on Wotsits and chocs for 12yrs – 2008

Back then we met Rachel Scowcroft, 12, who had eaten one hot meal in her …

Posted: 7th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Simon Danczuk: Oral sex, rape and Rochdale lab rats

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Danczuk: a look at Labour MP in the media.

The Sun: “Karen Danczuk probed by police over oral sex claim against sex-text MP’s ex”

Probed. Eu!

EXCLUSIVE: Selfie queen claimed love rival romped with married MP

It’s tight sportswear …

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


Is Siddartha Dhar A British spy?

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Snuff TV’s Jihadi John 2 – the replacement for the first Jihadi John who left the planet in series 1 – is Siddartha Dhar. The Star says Dhar “fled Britain with his wife and child after police missed a …

Posted: 5th, January 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


British man arrested in Krygyzstan for sausage horse penis gag

Michael McFeat, 39, of Abernethy, is in Krygyzstan, where he works at the Kumtor gold mine.

As part of the Hogmanay celebrations, McFeat is served a sausage horse meat dish called the chuchuk. He considers the hideous lump of …

Posted: 5th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Teen brandished machete gift at mother during Christmas board game despute

other parentsHow was your Christmas?  Did you and the family play games? One 15-year-old did. During play he threatened his mother with a machete he received as a Christmas present.

To West Jordan, Utah, then, where Sgt. Keith Bronson of the …

Posted: 5th, January 2016 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Charlie Hebdo cover for the anniversary of the Paris massacre

This is the Charlie Hebdo’s cover for the anniversary of the Paris massacre: “The assassin is still out there.”

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Don’t let the censors win.…

Posted: 5th, January 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police blotter: you CAN buy cocaine on the Isle of Skye

The polic are such wags:

 

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Posted: 4th, January 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Keeping Up With The Danczuks: toenails, orgies, escorts and God

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Keeping up with the Danczuks: a look at Labour MP and anti-paedo activist Simon Danczuk and assorted women in the tabloids.

Daily Mirror (Page 7): “Shamed MP to sue over ex’s claim he is sex predator”.

Mrs Danczuk …

Posted: 4th, January 2016 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Jihadi John show jumps the shark with a little sidekick and new star

tumblr_o0eelafo9f1u5f06vo1_1280Meet the “New Jihadi John”. You might call him the new improved Jihadi John, given that the latest televised ex-pat murderer is using a gun, having upgraded from a knife, to off enemies of ISIS.

The Mirror leads with John …

Posted: 4th, January 2016 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


NHS complaint letter of the year

When Yael Biran fell and broke her elbow, the mother of two sought treatment at her nearest NHS hospital in Lewisham, London. Her experience led to a bought to letter writing:

 

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NHS letter epic

Posted: 3rd, January 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Simon Danczuk: woman of the year 2016

Simon Danczuk, the sleazy Labour MP for Rochdale, is wrapped around the news like a randy middle-aged man at a bridal shower. The smart move would be for mired Simon to undergo a sex change and emerge as Margaret, or …

Posted: 3rd, January 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Biased BBC presents murderous attack in Tel Aviv as anti-gay hate crime

hate crime tel avivThe BBC has been reporting on the murderous attack at the Simta Bar on Dizengoff Street Tel Aviv, Israel. Two men are dead. Four more are badly injured.

Kevin Connolly, BBC News, Jerusalem, reports:

There has been speculation that

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


Dear Abby: Agony aunt Letter of the day

Dear Abby…

 

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The letter has many forms:

 

Dear Abby
Date of Joke: Thursday, 27th December, 2012

Dear Abby,

I’ve never written to you before, but I really need your advice on what could be a crucial

Posted: 2nd, January 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn gives flooded York a hand – literally

How did the tabloids report on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s trip to flood-hit York?

Daily Mirror (Page 19): “Flood chaos: ‘Tory cuts are a massive threat to life.'”

Odd that such a big story should be buried on …

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


Paedo Hunter Simon Danczuk suspended from Labour Party over teenage sex tweets

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Labour MP Simon Danczuk, 49, has been suspended from the Labour Party amid news that he sent ‘spanking’ texts to a teenager.

Simon Danczuk, MP for Rochdale, told the 17-year-old student she was “cheeky” and that he wanted to …

Posted: 31st, December 2015 | In: News, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kay Burley offers top tip to York flood victims

Sky news anchor Kay Burley has a top tip for York City flood victims:

 

Kay Burley offers top tips to York flood victims

Posted: 29th, December 2015 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Did Karren Brady And Duncan Bannatyne inspire this Sunday Sport sex comic?

bannatyneOver on Twitter, jobbing pundit and Alan Sugar Apprentice advisor Karren Brady has seen a picture of televised investor and Dirk Bogarde hair enthusiast Duncan Bannatyne and sniped to Sun readers:  “For a seriously clever entrepreneur, Duncan Bannatyne is acting …

Posted: 28th, December 2015 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The best 11 churches for scoring cocaine

drugs churchCocaine has been found in “iconic churches”. The Sun has the scoop all over its front page.

They’ve tried rock music, free wine and loose change (you take it off the plate, right?), so mitres off to the Church for …

Posted: 28th, December 2015 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Telegraph Letter Of the Year

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Posted: 26th, December 2015 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Robbery suspect identified by ‘Fuck Cops’ tattoo

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To Tulsa, Oklahoma, where Paul Wayne Terry, 27, and Sonja Marie Moro, 30, are accused of robbery with a dangerous weapon (namely, a knife).

The victim said he heard a knock at his front door. He opened it. Terry …

Posted: 23rd, December 2015 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Great Obits: RIP William ‘Bill’ Fink < END OF LINE >

RIP William 'Bill' FinkAvid technophile, program developer, and educator, William Ralph “Bill” Fink, whose master functions were harnessed by Microsoft Corp. as a technical evangelist has sadly passed away at the age of 46.

Mr Fink, from Belleville, Illinois, encountered an unhandled exception …

Posted: 22nd, December 2015 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lord Janner: trial goes ahead with a corpse in the dock

Lord JannerLord Janner: a look at the now dead former Labour peer in the Press.

The Sun (page 2): “Janner’s trial will be held”

In Heaven? Hell? Limbo?

The accusations levelled at the now dead former Labour MP “are to …

Posted: 22nd, December 2015 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jermaine Baker: ‘death by a single fuck up’

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Jermaine Baker, 28, was shot dead by police. The Daily Star says police will “lay down their weapons” if one of their number is charged over the shooting.

Baker is an “alleged gangster”. It is claimed he was killed …

Posted: 21st, December 2015 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lord Janner: the money, the Labour party and making the dead talk

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Lord Janner is dead. Greville Janner, as he was named, had a career in politics and law sullied by allegations he molested children. Never tried in life Janner is, nonetheless, the subject of much judgement in death.

Daily Mirror

Posted: 21st, December 2015 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: parents are ‘vermin’ in the Sun

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Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child:

The Sun: “New Maddie hunt as Kate and Gerry launch last-ditch bid using final £750k in appeal fund”

The story is, as ever, a no-news story.

KATE and Gerry

Posted: 20th, December 2015 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0