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26th, October Royal Family 1

FAIL: The BBC Takes A Closer Look At The Queen's First Tweet

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26th, October Money

Amazon Loses $500 Million: Now, About That Tax Bill

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26th, October Sports

QPR Balls: Harry Redknapp Out, Tony Pulis In And Glenn Hoddle For Now

FOOTBALL Balls: In his Daily Mail Football Grapevine. Rob Shepherd has facts for QPR fans.. More »

26th, October News

Parents Research Family Trees In Light Of New School Holiday Travel Rules

PARENTS can remove their children from class during term time and not be branded criminals under new guidelines. The Sunday Times looks at acceptable excuses... More »

26th, October Books 1

Russell Brand's Revolution: Using Rape And Hitler's Publisher To Spark The 'Divine'

RUSSELL Brand, age 39, has written Revolution, a book dedicated ‘To the divine, mischievous spark in you"... More »

26th, October News

GCHQ's Search For Dyslexic Spies Is Progress

WHAT is dyslexia? Why is it treated as a handicap? Carola Binney writes on the search for dyslexic spooks... More »

25th, October Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Arsenal's Ozil To Manchester City And Other Beliefs

TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Express says "Mesut Ozil wants to quit Arsenal for Manchester City"... More »

25th, October Film

People Screaming In 1970s Horror Films

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25th, October Sports

Gilbert The Gull Brings Shame On Torquay And The Football Mascot Community

Gilbert The Gull is Torquay United‘s mascot. The Torquay Herald Express reports that Hilbert enjoyed / endured “a clash with fans and some choice words not befitting a friendly Gull being exchanged”... More »

25th, October News

Co-Op Bans Sale of Eggs and Flour To 'Young' Great British Bake Off Fans

Halloween has a season? More »

25th, October News

Bigots Rejoice: A Few Rochdale Mini Cab Drivers Are Not Asian Muslims

A TALE of stupidity in Rochdale. The MEN reports... More »

25th, October Film

Crap Cockneys: And The Nominations For The Worst London Accent Are…

Cacknee geysers on film... More »

25th, October Money

Asda About To Get Screwed By Equal Opportunities Legislation

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24th, October News

FAIL: Countesthorpe College Typo Could Be Worse

YOU get a great education at Countesthorpe College, South Leicestershire - not to be confused with Countesthorpe Colege, which is dire... More »

24th, October Strange But True

Police Hunt Eyeless Portland Truck Driver

MUG SHOT of the day comes via Police in Oregon... More »

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 »