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Baby P Is The Baby Of Hearts

BABY P Watch: Anorak’s at-a-glance look at Baby P in the news…

THE SUN (front page): “Haunting portrait of baby P shows cuts and bruises”

These are the:

“FIRST SIGNS OF TORTURE”

The torture and death of Baby P …

Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (44) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: A New Book, Danger And A New Investigation

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

IRISH INDEPENDENT: “Live dangerously: it’s so much safer”

We should stop fretting over potential disasters that are unlikely to happen, says

Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comments (420) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Government Can’t Understand It’s Own Electicity Bill

THE Government spends how much on electricity!?…

Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Law Says You Should Not And Should Publish The BNP List

THE BNP membership list. Publish it?

Says Section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1998

Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


To Berlin! England Expects In Germany

GEORGE Orwell famously described international sport as war minus the shooting, and nowhere in English sporting history is this more conspicuous than when England play Germany at football.

“Two World Wars and One World Cup” was the playground song of …

Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: Flashback | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GM Ford And Crysler Keep The American Dream Burning

THREE CEOs – Rick Wagoner of GM, Alan Mulally of Ford, and Robert Nardelli of Chrysler – are supporting the beleaguered trade in private jets by refusing to travel by anything else.

As ABC news reports:

THE CEOs of the

Posted: 20th, November 2008 | In: Key Posts, News | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baby P And Foster Care

BABY P:

My experience of many social workers is that they are overworked, highly stressed and very defensive. Many are also highly committed. They are up against a system that condemns them when they are seen to be too

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chuck Norris Says No Divorce For Gays

GAY marriage is not allowed in liberal California. Chuck Norris explains:

The truth is that the great majority of Prop. 8 advocates are not bigots or hatemongers. They are American citizens who are following 5,000 years of human history

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Mapping The BNP

ADRIAN Monck’s BNP challenge:

But here’s my challenge – who’ll be first to mash up the data and produce a map of the membership? You ought to be able to do it without revealing personal details.

Putting Oldham on …

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baby P: Ministry Of Truth And Richard Benyon

Richard Benyon MP is enraged about Baby P.

Ministry of Truth consdiers Baby P

Baby P Is The Baby Of Hearts

Baby P: Spot The Ashes, Protect The Mum And Kilo The Cat

Baby P: Socialist Liberal Conservatives To Blame

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Media Scare Stories: Sack The Fatty, Pirates With Bombs And Death By Wrinkles

MEDIA Scare Stories: Sack The Fatty, pirates with bombs and death by wrinkles

DAILY MAIL

  • “Having a big brother ‘cuts your chances of children’”

Don’t hit me…

  • “Overweight women…are more likely to lose their jobs”

Fat people work?

  • “THE REAL

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pirates Fight Global Warming

PIRATES – we need thekm to fight global warming…

Here

Bush And Brown To Invest In Piracy, The World’s Growth Industry

P-AAAAARRRRRR: Even Pirates Have A Spokesman

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That BNP Members List In Full

ARE you on the BNP list? If your name’s not down, you’re not allowed to stay in……

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (48) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Snowing On Planet Gore’s Climate Action Rally

CLIMATE action. It’s like a snow dance:

You have no excuse not to attend the Climate Action Now! rally taking place tomorrow aimed at welcoming President Obama’s new climate policies while, err, forecast snow flurries take place around them.

Snow …

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Extreme Kayaking

Here……

Posted: 19th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lord Bingham’s Iraq Flaw

Lord Bingham who stepped down months ago from his legal position, has now stated that in his opinion the advice given about Iraq to Tony Blair by Lord Goldsmith was flawed.

REad on…

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stars Back Child Abuse Campaign

HEADLINE of the day: Stars Back New Child Abuse Campaign- Sky News

Says Mr G. Glitter, spokesperson for the group…

Spotter: Stevie

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guardian Readers Blame The Guardain

BOH writes: “This was pointed out to me by Dave  in the commetns section of the Gruaniad.”

A Guardian reader writes:

Dear Ms Featherstone,

I think the people who should truly say sorry for such events are the

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Irish Obama Eats Radolaw Sikorski

“His grandad ate a Polish missionary” –  Poland’s foreign secretary Radolaw Sikorski on Barack Obama’s Irish grandfather……

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Advance On Australia Fair: We Attack At Dawn

CAN it be time to bomb Australia, or at least blow up her naval ports and airstrips?

Defence Minister Joel Fitzgibbon says a two-month Navy shutdown over Christmas has been ordered to give staff a rest as the Navy continues

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Hacked Off: Journalists Riot At New Guinea Media Awards

TO the New Guinea media awards, where “simmering tensions mixed with alcohol” create an “all-in brawl”.

As the Australian reports, in sober tones:

The fight came late in the proceedings, after speeches on the importance of media freedom and accurate

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baby P: Spot The Ashes, Protect The Mum And Kilo The Cat

BABY P Watch: Anorak’s at-a-glance look at Baby P in the news…

THE SUN: The image of Baby P’s face hangs like a blonde pall of hair over the Sun’s front page.

“300,000 JOIN CAMPAIGN FOR JUSTICE.”

The …

Posted: 18th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (13) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Baby P’s Mother And More Children

ELLEE Seymour muses on whether Baby P’s mother should be allowed to have more children…

Baby P: Socialist Liberal Conservatives To Blame And Sterilising The Guilty

The Columnists Do Baby P: Death, Middle Class Evil And Porn

Baby P Is

Posted: 17th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Obama Win Boosts Economy Of Guns

BARACK Obama’s election triggers rush to buy guns. Sales are op 82% on last year.

Hurrah! Yes we can……

Posted: 17th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Minster Liam Byrne’s Office Rider

“I’m addicted to coffee. I like a cappuccino when I come in, an espresso at 3pm and soup at 12.30-1pm”

– In ‘Working with Liam Byrne’, the cabinet minister’s rider……

Posted: 17th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0