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24th, October Money 1

Higher Education Is All About Debt: Pricking The University Bubble

DID you sign up for Bachelor of... degree? Did you borrow money to pay your fees? The UK is not America - yet, where sky-high college fees are an affront to ideal of freedom. B ut it;s getting that way. Higher education is big business. And you owe it: More »

24th, October Celebrities

TLC Cancels Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo As Mother Dates Child Molester

TLC has called time on the Roald Dahl docu-drama Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo because reports suggest child star Honey Boo-Boo's mother, one “Mama June” , is currently dating convicted child molester Mark McDaniel... More »

24th, October Arsenal 1

Transfer Balls: Sami Khedria Joins Arsenal For £20,000 A Week Less Than Gunners Offered Him

TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Express says Real Madrid's suplus German, Sami Khedira, "has lowered his wage expectations in order to engineer a move to Arsenal"... More »

24th, October News

Cartoonists Respond To President Erdogan's Attack On Free Speech

IN Turkey - the UK and US's ally - cartoonist Musa Kart has been arrested for “insulting” President Erdogan with a cartoon of the esteemed leader as a hologram looking on as a robbery takes place. It's refence to a story on corruption in low places... More »

24th, October In Pictures

The Nazi Women Of Belsen-Belsen: A Mugshot And Photo Essay

AFTER the Belsen-Belksen Nazi concentration camp was liberated, the female guards were arrested. They posed for mugshots... More »

24th, October Sports

Spurs Balls: Erik Lamela Wonder Strike Makes Pochettino Think Of Bed

SPURS Balls: Last night on the Europa League, Erik Lamela gave us all reaon to regret not tuning in when he scored a fantasic goal... More »

24th, October Liverpool 1

Liverpool Balls: Mario Balotelli Has 9 Weeks To Prove Himself

LIVERPOOL Balls: Will it help Mario Balotelli to better settle into life at Anfield if he is continually singled out for treatment? Balotelli could go on a PR drive following his stupid decison to swap shirts at half time with Real Madrid's Pepe, perhaps reminding kids about the Fireworld Code (never return to a lit bathroom towel etc.)... More »

24th, October News 1

Rev Nathan Ntege Survives The Lying Border Police But Is Wounded By The Daily Mail's Hatchet

ARE the police delibertely stupid? The trial of a vicar accued of presideing over sham marriages has collapsed. Why? Well, the judge thought the ‘The UK Border Agency officers "deliberately concealed important evidence and lied on oath"... More »

24th, October Key Posts

The Harry Roberts Story: He Kills Coppers

ON 12 Dec 1966, Harry Roberts, John Witney and John Duddy were convicted of the murders of David Wombwell, Christopher Head and Geoffrey Fox... More »

24th, October In Pictures

Boko Haram And The War On Nigeria's Islamists: A Photo Essay

ISLAMIST group Boko Harem are waging a bloody war for souls and heavenly rewards in Nigeria. Boko Harem want to turn Nigeria into an Islamic state in which any form of Western society (music, dance, shorts trousers, dresses, equal rights for women, respect of other religions, cartoons..) is banned on punishment of death.... More »

24th, October News

Boko Haram Kidnap More Innocents: Release The Hastags!

Boko Haram loons have abducted more innocents in Nigeria... More »

23rd, October The Consumer

Swiss Retail Giant Migros Sells Hitler Coffee Creamer Pots

Swiss retail outfit Migros has been seducing punters to its coffee creamer containers by decorating the packets with pictures of Hitler (skinny?) and Italian fascist Benito Mussolini (full fat?)... More »

23rd, October News

Overshare Is Word Of The Year

Described as “beautifully British”, the “subtle yet devastating” put-down “overshare” was today named word of the year by the Chambers Dictionary. Collins, however, has plumped for “photobomb” as its choice, citing the word’s 100% increase in usage over the past year... More »

23rd, October News

Smoking Marijuana Won't Rot Your Mind As Fast As Alcohol And Poverty Do (Study)

DOES smoking marijuana make you dumb? In The Washington Post Christopher Ingrahams takes look at the data in a British study... More »

23rd, October Celebrities

For Sale on eBay: Car Seat Once Used By Adam Ant

WHAT are we offered for a mini cab sat once sat in by Adam Ant, Mr Prince Charming himself?... More »

23rd, October News

Murder In Canada: Islam And Dead Soldiers Race For Victimhood

The sub-title of my new book is “Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned”. I have been writing for over a decade now about the west’s wannabe jihadists, often born and raised in Canada and America and Britain and Australia and Europe, some of them converts – or “reverts”, as they call them.... More »

23rd, October manchester united

Transfer Balls: Manchester United To Buy Vidal After Buying Vidal

TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Express has news for Manchester United fans longing for the Red Devils to finally spunk a shedload of cash on a player (it's been weeks since the last splurge)... More »

23rd, October Liverpool

Liverpool Balls: Gary Neville Might Laugh

It's Anfield, people... More »

23rd, October Celebrities

Alvin Stardust - A Life In Photos

ALVIN Stardust taught the kids to cross the road carefully and that you can rhyme "Love-a-me too" with "my coo ca choo"... More »

23rd, October Celebrities

Renee Zellweger Has A Face: Let The Media Bitchfest Begin

RENEE Zellweger has a face. This sensation has been heralded in the news media.... More »

23rd, October Money

Is Jay Rayner An Idiot For Insisting That Food Is Too Cheap?

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23rd, October Money

Facebook Pays No UK Corporation Tax For Second Year

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23rd, October Liverpool

Liverpool Balls: An Epic Vine Of Brendan Rodgers Meeting Real Madrid's Carlo Ancelotti

WHEN Brendan Rodgers met Carlo Ancelotti before Liverpool's home Champions' League match against Real Madrid, a game soul caught the moment on a Vine.... More »

23rd, October Sports

Ched Evans: A Sheffield United Pariah, Child Killers And Guns

CHED Evans: a look at the footballer who happens to be a convicted rapist (surely rapist who happens to be a convicted footballer - ed) in the media... More »

22nd, October manchester united

Manchester United Balls: Alex Ferguson And Glazers At Odds Over Who Chose David Moyes

DAVID Moyes and Manchester United. Compare and contrast the role played by Sir Alex Ferguson in Moyes getting the top job at Old Trafford... More »