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Canadians Wants More Blacks To Catch Cystic Fibrosis

BRITISH education is just terrific, but those Canadians are so very knowledeable. CBC News reports:

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Posted: 29th, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: The Story So Far

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

Follow the link to Anorak’s look at Madeleine McCann in the news – HERE .

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Security Guards Flee Somalian Pirates

‘TWO British and one Irish security guard were plucked from the sea by a military helicopter yesterday after they jumped from a tanker seized by pirates off Somalia, leaving behind more than two dozen crew members.

Their decision to abandon

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Cheering For The Recession

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Mumbai’s British Terrorists Engage In Citizen Journalism

“ARE they British?” asks the Telegraph, lens focused on an image of two on the men behind the Mumbai massacre?

“Gang used Blackberrys to monitor reaction in the British press.”

One wonders what press reaction the murderous expect? Are we

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The Big List Of Real Names Of Celebrities

REAL names of celebrities:

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Posted: 28th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Future Is Brazil

BRAZIL – onwards!!!!

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Odd Spots: Vegetable Art And PMS Bears

Running Christmas lights on your bicycle

Can you carry 20 bricks on your head

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Gordon Brown’s Fancies Ruth Lorenzo

In the letter that the prime minister sent us he said ‘Keep singing in English, girl. You’re doing a great job! Going against Simon’ X Factor finalist Ruth Lorenzo on Gordon

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Police Release Shocking New Picture Of Shannon Matthews Hiding Place

MORE news of the trial of Shannon Matthews alleged kidnappers. Police have released sensational new images of the

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Posted: 28th, November 2008 | In: News, Photojournalism | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Introducing PopJunkie – a sister site for Anorak

We thought Anorak was a bit lonely, so our crack team of journos, bloggers, crack addicts and Latte drinkers have now started working on a few sisters sites for Anorak. They will keep all of Anorak’s values and be fearless,

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Fade To Red: Hazel Blears Is Gone

AND in a studio somewhere Hazel Blears is still talking :

Home from Heathrow just in time to hear a distressing first on the BBC Today programme. Hazel Blears was actually faded out. While still speaking. I nearly dropped the

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Daily Express Encourages Immigrant To Kill Gordon Brown

AS terrorists kill and maim in Mumbai, the Express’s Frederick Forsyth calls for someone to murder some of our politicians:

“In Tokyo, a retired minister called Mr Yamaguchi was found murdered, giving rise to fear that there is serial killer

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Roots Of The Deccan Mujahideen

LENIN’s Tomb looks at the Mumbai massacre :

Whoever the ‘Deccan Mujahideen’ turn out to be, Jason Burke argues that the signs point to them being a home-grown movement. This means that any attempt to comprehend what is happening has

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Soccer Shocker: Scotland Fields 12 Men

Scotland only had three players missing. Fletcher, Kenny Miller, Davie Weir and the goalkeeper – Charlie Nicolas, Sky Sports

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Baby P Grew Into A Feral Parasite Infesting Our Streets

MAGNETITE writes on Baby P and what he wold ahve turned out like:

It comes to something when a self-confessed Hicks-loving cynic like myself, and the Chief executive of Barnardo’s

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A Father’s Pop-Pee For Baby P

ANYONE not shocked and sickened by the death of Baby P , and who may be having trouble being shocked and sickened by the torture of a

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Mumbai Round Up

 A ROUND up of overnight developments in

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Posted: 27th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Nicolas Anelka Is A Walking Argument

THERE’S no  argument, he’s [Nicolas Anelka] arguably in the form of his lifeMark Lawrenson, BBC

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Posted: 27th, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Dollar Crumbled

A pounding

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Sheffield Rapist: Britain’s Josef Fritzl Is A Uniquely British Crime

HAVING been told that Josef Fritzl’s crimes could only happen in Austria , Ben Macintyre tells Times readers that the Sheffield man who made his

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Call 118 118 For A Racist Gag Or Get One Free In The Daily Mail

THE Daily Mail abhors racism. So when it learnt that the 118 118 phone service was sending out racist jokes, it responded with

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Politics Spotter

Burke’s Corner on the Tory ghosts
Norfolk Blogger is Britissssshhhh
Cranmer Pix ‘n’ mix
Jon Craig on the New Labour parrot
Tory Diary is wasting police time
Taking Liberties on Andrew Lansley
Government Risks Itself
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Daily Mirror Backs Conservative’s Slug Eating Campaign

BRIAN Reade, writing in the Mirror, says he

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Baby P And The Haut de la Garenne Connection

Baby P Watch: Baby P & The Haut de la Garenne children’s home, Jersey.

Polly Tonybee writes in the Guardian :

There will always be catastrophic failures, but one case blasted out of all proportion can undo years of good.

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