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17th, October Celebrities

Oscar Wilde, Henry Bushnell And The Reading Gaol Exhibition

In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sent down for two years for the crime of homosexuality.... More »

17th, October Technology

Face of The Day: ASMIO At The WIRED Conference in London

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17th, October News

Four Men Guilty Of £100m Dating Scam

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17th, October Liverpool 5

Liverpool Balls: You'll Never Believe Who Raheem Sterling Is Faster Than

HOW 'tired' is Liverpool and England's Raheem Sterling? Is he more or less tired than the media chatter about how he felt not on top form before the England v Estonia game?... More »

17th, October Liverpool

Liverpool Balls: The Sun Offers Liverpool Fans A Free Shirt And 96 Reasons To Say 'No'

THE Sun helped the police and Government spread the lie that the 96 Liverpool fans killed at Hillsbrough in 1989 were complicit in their own deaths. .. More »

17th, October Manchester City

Manchester City Balls: Players Move In To Rooms Above The Shop

MANCHESTER City's stars will soon be spending the night before home matches sleeping at the club’s new training ground, the £200 million “City Football Academy” (CFA)... More »

17th, October In Pictures

Morganna Roberts In Photos: Baseball's Kissing Bandit Leaves Us Wanting More

MORGANNA Roberts (60-23-39) was baseball's “The Kissing Bandit", dashing onto baseball fields to kiss the winners. A celebrity before the word had currency, Morganna stopped in 1999 as abruptly as she has begun as a 17-year-old in 1971... More »

17th, October News

The War On White Men: Transgender Timothy Boatwright Is Too Male To Be Wellesley College's Diversity Officer

A caucasian female student who identifies as a man has been discouraged from becoming Wellesley College's diversity officer because to have a white male in that position would perpetuate patriarchy... More »

17th, October News

Hatred Presents The Most Joyously Violent Video Games Ever

THERE'S a bit of hubbub around a new video game that's knocking about called 'Hatred'. It is being hailed (or accused, if you prefer) as the most violent game ever... More »

17th, October Celebrities

Footballers Don't Know How Much Milk Costs, And Other Shocking Facts

PEOPLE often wheel out the line about footballers being overpaid. Some of them are indeed, paid gigantic sums of money. Many will tell you that it is too much 'to kick a ball around for 90 minutes', but of course, those people are gasping simpletons... More »

16th, October Money

Greenpeace Lies About Golden Rice. Again

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16th, October Celebrities

John Grisham Tells The Truth: Watching Child Porn Doesn't Make You A Paedophile

JOHN Grisham has rather surprised the usual people by telling the truth about child pornography... More »

16th, October Celebrities

Dude Where's My Gun? Brad Pitt Is Armed And Possibly Dangerous

BRAD Pitt and his child army, nannies, security guards and ever since Angelina Jolie met the queen, footmen, unicorns, Apache helicopters and magic, are safe.... More »

16th, October Strange But True

Naked Father And Daughter In The Woods Were Testing Her 'Resistance To Cold'

"IT was one of the most bizarre and disturbing things I have ever seen," cyclist Josef Hanzlik, 30, told reporters in Slovakia.... More »

16th, October Celebrities

Trolls: Chloe Madeley Turns Another Woman's Rape Into A Daily Mail Column

A WOMAN was raped by footballer Ched Evans. His lover went on the telly to say how she believes his innocence and stands by her man. Judy Finnigan went on the telly to say Evans should be given a another chance and that it wasn't a violent rape, so not as bad as it might have been... More »

16th, October Money

Losing the Double Irish Won't Make Much Difference To Apple's Taxes

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15th, October News 4

Why Europe Hates Israel: It's Envy, Stupid

“The flowering of Jewish national life in Israel makes the Europeans crazy. It is not simply envy: it is a terrible reminder of the vanity..." More »

15th, October NSFW 3

Is Nothing Safe? Teen Ejaculated Inside Stuffed Walmart Horse

To a Walmart in Brooksville, Florida, where police report on Sean Johnson, 19, who ejaculated inside a stuffed animal before returning it to the shelves... More »

15th, October In Pictures

London's Sewers: A Photo Journey Below The Filth

Below the metropolis... More »

15th, October News

Ebola Panic: Woman Wears Hamzat Suit At Airport As Son Hides Inside A Plastic Bag

HOW scared are you by Ebola? The Daily Caller spots the most scared person in the USA at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C. is apparently not taking any chances. .. More »

15th, October In Pictures

Photos Of The Day: October 15 2014

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15th, October News 1

Amber Vinson Flew With A 99.5 Degree Fever The Day Before Being Diagnosed With Ebola

The stable door is ajar... More »

15th, October Sports 1

Laura Barralies Might Be A WAG: Juventus Unveil New Journalist In Lads' Mag Style

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15th, October Money

Apple Screwed The Entire Finland Economy Claims Finnish Prime Minister

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15th, October News

Judy Finnigan And Free Speech Trolls: Ched Evans Didn't Rape On Twitter

MORE media balls now as the Sun decalres that "TV Judy and daughter Chloe" are in a "rape threat hell"... More »