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Rachel Riley Is New Face Of Countdown

RACHEL Riley is not Carol Vorderman… One from the bottom please, Rachel…

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (25) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bloggers And The Westminster Lobby

PAUL Linford looks at Westminter access and bloggers… Here

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Hamster Playing The Piano

AS it says…

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Denver Journalists Make Better Valet Parkers

JOURNALISTS are feeling the pinch. But hope springs at Denver’s Longmont Time-Call:

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Katie Couric Pulls Larry David On Jury Appreciation Day

ON Radar, via reporting on Jury Appreciation Day:

[newsreader Katie] Couric added that the line she likes best about jury duty was uttered by Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who said, “It’s a great way to pick up guys.”

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Somali Pirates In Discussions to Acquire Citigroup

SOMALI Pirates in Discussions to Acquire Citigroup – here

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shoplifter Forgets TV Under Arm

SHOPLIFTER forgot she had TV under arm…

Spotter: Tim Youngman

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News, Photojournalism | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Joe Kinnear Is Out

“IF I have to move on from Newcastle, hopefully it will be to somewhere else”Joe Kinnear

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC In Need: Where The Charity Money Goes

THE BBC’s big, bloated, over-fed celebrity puff piece Children In Need comes up trumps once more. Everyone at the Beeb is a winner. Those numbers:

£1million – The cost of broadcasting Celebrity Scissorhands on BBC3 every night for three weeks

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


War On Laughter: Terrorists Taught To Tell Jokes

IT’S an established fact that Omar Bakri is a terrific after dinner speaker, winning the MUFTA trophy three years running, most recently for a routine that saw his rhyme Al Qaeda with James Spader and an impression of Hale & …

Posted: 21st, November 2008 | In: News | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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