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7th, March News 1

Westminster paedophiles: the elite say every adult is now a suspect

Westminster paedophiles: a look at reporting on allegations of child abuse in high places... More »

7th, March Key Posts

Indie band Ex Cops open letter to McDonald’s who asked them to play for burgers during SXSW

Happy day for Amalie Bruun and Brian Harding. The pop duo known as Ex Cops are invited to play at the Austin, Texas, SXSW. It would be just great. Think of the exposure. Think of the fans. Don't think of the money because the invite from McDonald’s wants you to appear for free. .. More »

7th, March Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Alvaro Morata rejoins Arsenal for £35m more than they paid for him

Utter rot from the Metro and Mirror... More »

7th, March In Pictures

These Cindy Sherman icons are perfect for anyone who shuns emojis

Like you, we at Anorak consider emojis, those little smiley faces and mood icons symbols of defeat... More »

7th, March News

Immigrants Gave Me Diabetes: exploring a week of Daily Express front-page headlines

Immigrants Gave Me Diabetes: a look at the news behind this week's Daily Express front pages... More »

6th, March Politicians

Mandy Boylett, UKIP PPC for Stockton North, sings her version of Chiquitita

Take it away, Mandy Boylett.... More »

6th, March News

Westminster paedophiles: Harvey Proctor and the 'shirt lifters will not be prosecuted'

Westminster paedophiles: a look at reporting on allegations that VIPs operated a murderous child abuse 'ring' in London's Westminster. Today we hail the return of Harvey Proctor, the former Essex MP who in 1987 admitted "spanking sessions" with male prostitites. Proctor was MP for Basildon in Essex from 1979 to 1983 and Billericay from 1983 to 1987. He was popular... More »

6th, March manchester united

Manchester United balls: the Sun shines on Jonny Evans

The tabloids can hardly contains their excitement that Manchester United's Jonny Evans denies spitting at Newcastle United's Papiss Cisse.... More »

6th, March Books

World Book Day: Salford boy banned from dressing as 50 Shades of Grey character

To mark World Book Day, school children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character. Liam Scholes, 11, arrived at Sale High School dressed as Christian Grey, eponymous star of 50 Shades of Grey. He carried a mark and cable ties... More »

6th, March Arsenal

Transfer balls: Liverpool replace Gerrard with Manchester United and Arsenal's William Carvalho

Transfer Balls: a look at the nonsense written about William Carvalho, the Sporting Lisbon midfielder... More »

5th, March manchester united

Manchester United's Johnny Evans and Newcastle Pappis Cissse to get life bans and spitting statue

In the Premier Lesgue match between Newscastle United and Manchester United, Johnny Evans and Pappis Cisse appeared to exchange bodily fluids.... More »

5th, March manchester united 1

Revealed: What Manchester United will do to win the Premier League

If you can’t be good be lucky... More »

5th, March Royal Family

Prince Andrew was not with Virginia Roberts when Prince Charles was swinging

Prince Charles wants to kick his younger brother Prince Andrew out of the Royal Family, says the website Celebrity Dirty Laundry. Andrew, once billed as 'Air Miles Andy' and 'Randy Andy' is now "alleged teen sex slave offender Andy". .. More »

4th, March News

At home with Mohammed Emwazi Britain's last living executioner

Mohammed Emwazi is away... More »

4th, March Celebrities

Hilarious highlights from Kanye West's speech to Oxford students

Pouty rapper and holder of Kim Kardashian's bum breasts Kanye West has been talking to the Oxford Guild Business Society... More »

4th, March Celebrities

Someone is selling Jerry Garcia's severed finger

You can buy Jerry Garcia's severed fingers. and the owner will toss in a FREE glass and FREE brine.... More »

4th, March Chelsea

Manchester United fans use Sikhs to abuse Chelsea and all other racists

Eamonn Holmes, the Sky News anchor, was chairing the debate, which quickly turned to Chelsea fans (club owner: Jewish Russian; supstar striker: black African), a few of whom had been filmed behaving badly on the Paris Metro... More »

4th, March marijuana

Police find marijuana in tub labelled 'Not Weed'

Villain of the day is 21-year-old Nebraska motorist Jordan Meier. When police pulled him over for a traffic offence, they searched the vehicle. They noticed a plastic tub of Land O'Lakes sour cream. They spotted that someone had written on the tub “Not Weed.”... More »

3rd, March Arsenal 1

Transfer balls: Paul Pogba gives Arsenal the eyes

Transfer Balls: Is Paul Pogba heading to Arsenal? Is Paul Pogna, the Juventus and France star, going to pull on the Arsenal strip after an £80m transfer?... More »

3rd, March Sports

Adam Johnson: What is the Sunderland footballer's 'mansion' worth?

As the Press loads the argument against Adam Johnson - guilty of being a Premier League footballer but presumed innocent to sex crimes against a 15-year-old girl - we wondered what his home is worth. It's a key fact. appearing in every news story on the Sunderland player arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with an underage girl.... More »

3rd, March News

Westminster paedophiles: Vishal Mehrotra's killer escaped because the police never listen

Westminster paedophiles: a look at reporting on allegations of child abuse in high places. Daily Telegraph: "IPCC to investigate police 'cover up' of eight year old boy's murder" Can you find Vishal Mehrotra's killer in what the police left out? Fill in the gaps... More »

3rd, March Arsenal

Arsenal: Daily Mail sticks the boot into Brooklyn Beckham and his brothers

Any child of David and Victoria Beckham will want for nothing save talent. You can fake it in the world of fashion and pop music, but in sport, there is no auto-tune or PR-wrangling to make the mundane appear masterful. And the media is watching their every move. ... More »

3rd, March Key Posts

Adam Johnson: underage sex, a gun and the tabloids' invitation to bury a footballer

Adam Johnson has been arrested for "SUSPICION OF HAVING SEX WITH A GIRL OF 15'. It's the Sun's big news story. It's also the front-page story in the Daily Star, Daily Express, and Daily Mirror... More »

2nd, March Key Posts 1

Paddy Power's all-white cast calls every Chelsea fan a racist

Yesterday at Wembley Chelsea defeated Spurs 2-0 to win the Capital One Cup. But more importantly there was NO race riot. No white men in manmade fibres stopped a black man from boarding the Tube nor did they brawl with the self-styled 'Yid Army'... More »

2nd, March Gifs

The exciting new world of Gif company brochures

The new exciting world of Gif brochures... More »