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Alleged rape victim arrested for illicit sex reminds that Dubai is an intolerant hellhole

Hey, holidaymakers. Next time you think of taking the sun in Dubai, try to remember that the place is run by lunatics. A British woman who told Dubai police she’d been raped by two men has been arrested for having …

Posted: 17th, November 2016 | In: News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It’s time to ban the £50 note and befuddle the villains

Big notes attract big criminals. The Indian government plans to thwart villains by doing away with larger bills. Politicians are upset:

The prime minister last week outlawed 500- and 1,000-rupee notes in a drive to rein in corruption and a

Posted: 17th, November 2016 | In: Money, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Missing 15-year-old who yearned for adventure grassed up to police

Are you old enough at 15 to to go into the world and forge a life on our own? Two months ago, on September 6, Arthur Heeler-Frood, 15, declared himself  “bored with life” and left his family home in Axminster, …

Posted: 16th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Meghan Markle and Jamie Vardy in ridiculous tabloid plot

Meghan Markle is to play Jamie Vardy’s wife in a film. Well, so says the Daily Star. And who better than Prince Harry’s latest flame to pump the air as her man scores for Leicester City.

In scene 1, …

Posted: 15th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Karen Danczuk pulls a leg of pork

The Sun spots Karen Danczuk kissing her new flame, David, 26. Karen, once billed as the ‘selfie Queen’ in all media and estranged from Labour MP Simon Danczuk, is spotted by Rochdale’s busy paparazzi stood by a doorway with her …

Posted: 14th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Men use tattoos to attract other men, scientists find

When Andrzej Galbarczyk, a researcher at Jagiellonian University’s Institute of Public Health, and Anna Ziomkiewicz, a Fulbright Scholar and Assistant Professor at Polish Academy of Sciences
Wrocław, studied the effects of tattoos on human thinking, the Times saw the results …

Posted: 14th, November 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump: 3 millions migrants, Farage’s Brex Pistols and a ‘riot’ 58 floors up

Donald Trump continues to set the tabloid news agenda. (Well, that and the I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!).

The Mirror leads with Donal Trump’s “TV PLEDGE”. Ha, indeed. Everything we’ve seen of Trump has been a …

Posted: 14th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Meghan Markle: the exclusive death threats that have nothing to do with Prince Harry

Meghan Markle might no longer be in the UK, but Prince Harry Baseball-Cap’s “girl” is all over the Mail’s front page.

 

Daily Mail Meghan harry

 

It is an “exclusive encounter” with Meghan Markle.

Scoop or what?

It’s only been a few days …

Posted: 13th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police arrest man operating 420 marijuana vending cart

The absurd laws that make marijuana illegal continue to impinge of lives. In Victoria, Canada, police spotted a 22-year-old man operating what appeared to be a marijuana delivery service.

The suspect’s cart cried the legends “420 delivery, no minors”.

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Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: News | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A special sort of of Armageddon: Daily Mirror cranks up fear of a Trump Presidency

The United Kingdom is “At The Back of The Queue,” says the Daily Mirror. The front-page headline echoes the words of Barack Obama, who thoughtfully flew to the country to remind British citizens that a vote for Brexit would …

Posted: 12th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Guardian journalist on Donald Trump: ‘It’s about time for Presidential assassination’

Did you see this tweet from Guardian journalist Monisha Rajesh, who also writes for New York Times? Order Order claims to have spotted the tweet from the “Train columnist at The Sunday Telegraph”:

 

Monisha Rajesh Trump

 

Of course, that …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


It took an egregious police raid to get Cliff Richard back on the BBC

It’s been a while since Sir Cliff Richard featured on the BBC. Last night Sir Cliff was on The One Show, BBC One’s early evening magazine program. Cliff wasn’t there to asks the BBC why it chose to broadcast …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Donald Trump Death Cult is up and running

When Barack Obama was elected US President in 2008, the news cycle was full of stories of his imminent assassination. We called it the Barack Obama Death Cult. Today we get a look at the assassination of President-elect Donald …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


From The Rust Belt to the Trust Belt: students get anti-Trump safe space therapy

From the University of Michigan-Flint’s Trump-proof safe safe, we hear news from Virginia Tech. Students have received an email entitled “Support & Community Today”.

“Many in our community, and among us, are waking up with fear, anxiety, concern, questions, and …

Posted: 11th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Grab Her By The Pussy: Donald Trump inspires tabloid sex crimes and porn

It’s Day 1 in the World According to Donald Trump and already his fellow reality TV stars are feeling the aftershock. President Trump’s catchphrase – “Grab her by the pussy” – is all over the Daily Star.

 

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Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 2000 Hillary Clinton lied on the David Letterman show and tricked the people the Left mistrusts

Miley Cyrus has been crying. She’s upset with democracy and the choice made by tens of millions of people for allowing Donald Trump to become President of the USA. Other Americans are letting off fireworks and hoarding bottles for Mazel

Posted: 10th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


University of Michigan-Flint provides students with ‘safe spaces’ after Trump victory

To the University of Michigan-Flint, where fans of Hillary Clinton (who she?) can hide from the terrifying orange lunk (that’s President-elect Donald Trump) in a safe space. Counsellors are here to help.

The Washington Examiner has published an email it …

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How the deplorables broke Hillary Clinton and the Left’s glass ceiling

Big media cheered for Hillary Clinton. Then Donald Trump won. The blinkered, biased and monocular media missed the story. Unable to examine, understand and sympathise with Trump voters, they echoed Hillary’s description of them as “deplorables”. White working class Americans …

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


7 bald lessons from President Trump

Things we learned from President Trump:

Pollsters are hucksters.

The Democrats picked the wrong candidate.

Latinos, women and blacks don’t all adhere to identity politics and are foremost Americans.

Democracy is great.

Big media never tried to understand Trump’s supporters.…

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The media on President Donald Trump: thick, racist fools were duped

David Cohen notices that the media got it all wrong on Donald Trump:

As someone who has given decades to the media life, may I just say what a disgraceful job my fellow Scribes and Pharisees in the biz did

Posted: 9th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Meghan Markle: sex, a ginger Royal line gets crossed and Prince Harry’s moan

Prince Harry is dating American actress Meghan Markle. And he’s unhappy with the media. The celebrity Royal doesn’t much like journalists behaving like, well, journalists. Kensington Palace say the Press have subjected Markle to a “wave of abuse and harassment”. …

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Celebrities, News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Game of Thrones spoilers

Books. Ever hear of them?  The Sun says “SHOCK LEAK Game of Thrones fans sent into a frenzy as ‘entire plot for season seven leaks online’”. Games of Thrones is based on a series of books by George R.R. Martin. …

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Books, News, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The sin of other people’s music and what it means for swimmers

To Thornbury, south Gloucestershire, where swimmers at the Thornbury Leisure Centre hear music in the changing rooms. Hilary Kingswood, 64, says the music is “chronic” and “annoying”.

Music should be joyous. “Music is the best means we have of digesting …

Posted: 8th, November 2016 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Drones can hack your lightbulbs from 1000 feet overhead

Drones can hack your lightbulbs. It’s true. It sounds mad to say it, granted. But it’s true. PC World reports on a cyber attack on your so-called smart bulbs:

Researchers were able to take control of some Philips Hue lights

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: News, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Make Your Own ‘Mazel Tov Cocktails’ With Scottie Nell Hughes

Scottie Nell Hughes was talking to CNN about Hillary Clinton’s props Jay Z and Beyoncé. She made a reference to Jay Z and Kanye West’s 2012 video for “No Church in the Wild. It features a ‘Mazel Tov’ cocktail.…

Posted: 7th, November 2016 | In: News | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0