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14th, October News 2

The NUS Bans Free Speech And Won't Condemn IS For Fear Of Looking Islamophobic

THE National Union of Students has voted. And it will not condemn ISIS... More »

14th, October Music

Highlight From Iggy Pop's John Peel Lecture for BBC Music

HIGHLIGHTS from Iggy Pop's John Peel Lecture for BBC Music at the Lowry theater in Salford, Manchester... More »

14th, October The Consumer 1

North Korean Airline Koryo Air Rejects The Ryanair Steak Sandwhich And Anger

Which is the world's worst airline...? More »

14th, October Politicians

Tony Abbott Goes Shirt To Nipple With Topless Vladimir Putin

FIGHT! More »

14th, October News 5

Oscar Pistorius 'Will Be Gang Raped' In Prison

OSCAR Pistorius shot his lover dead. But he can't got to prison because... More »

14th, October Sports 2

Liverpool Balls: Raheem Sterling Has Only 18 Hours Off A Week To Sleep, Eat And Call His Agent

Ian Wright adds his view to the Raheem Sterling story - the one about his being too 'tired' to start for England in Estonia... More »

14th, October In Pictures 1

Rare And Wonderful Photographs Of Syria Before 1940

Syria is a historical hotspot... More »

14th, October Strange But True

Is Nothing Safe? Blackburn Man Has Sex With A Teddy Bear To The Iggy Pop Beat

IS Nothing Safe? A 38-year-old Blackburn man was arrested for burglarising an allotment after police matched his DNA to semen found inside a teddy bear... More »

14th, October The Consumer

Along The Underground Railroad At Night

WE can travel down the Underground Railroad with Jeanine Michna-Bales, who created Through Darkness to Light, the slaves' journey to freedom in Canada... More »

14th, October Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Chelsea, Arsenal, Sami Khedira And A Bouncing Cech

TRANSFER Balls: Much talk about Sami Khedira, the Real Madrid and Germany player linked with a move to Arsenal and Chelsea... More »

14th, October manchester united

Manchester United Balls: A Killer In The Hotel And The Newspaper Offices

THE Sun leads with news of Manchester United and the killer in the hotel... More »

14th, October Celebrities

Ched Evans Turns Judy Finnigan Into A Monster

IS there anything that makes you think the Daily Mirror is not siding with Judy Finnigan in the matter of footballer and convicted rapist Ched Evans... More »

14th, October News

The Detroit Watch Mystery: Sgt. Alex Vinson Does Time

WHEN a man's body was found in Detroit, police noted the smart German-made watch on his wrist... More »

13th, October News

Why There Are No Zebras In Porton Down

ANTHRAX makes your greass greener... More »

13th, October In Pictures

Photos Of The Day: October 13 2014

Today's 10... More »

13th, October Key Posts

FIGHT! The Most Brutal Sporting Punch-Ups Ever

PROFESSIONAL sports (and amateur events) can, as we all know, get a little bit out of hand. Players pump themselves up for the occasion and, sometimes, all the wiring in the athlete goes wrong and that energy is transferred into violence... More »

13th, October Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Arsenal Take £12m Loss On Mesut Ozil For Not Playing Him In The Middle

TRANSFER Balls: Is Mesut Özil on hio way out of Arsenal? The Guardian has news... More »

13th, October The Consumer 1

Who Drew This Massive Knob On The Banksy Artwork On A Folkstone Wall?

SAD news for art fans. A critic has augmented a Banksy artwork on Folkestone's Rendezvous Street with a generous penis... More »

13th, October Liverpool 2

Liverpool Balls: 'Tired' Bighead Raheem Sterling Is No Diehard 'Rested' Leighton Baines

Alongside Alan Shearer's drivel-to-deadline for the Sun about how Sterling is a big-time Charlie who should be ashamed of himself and is unfit to wear the shirt, a small box appraises each England player... More »

13th, October Liverpool

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling Is Not Nearly As Tired As Alan Shearer, Robbie Savage And All Cloth-Eared Pundits

LIVERPOOL FC's Raheem Sterling is a bright talent. He's a great prospect for England. So. Time for the media pundits to get on his back and apply the pressure. He's 19. He can handle it. Right?... More »

13th, October Money

Not Only Did Hitler Have Only One Ball, He Was A Wanker

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13th, October Books

Jack Kerouac’s Google Driving Directions: On the Road for 17,527 Mile

Thanks to Gregor Weichbrodt's work on Google Maps, you can now study this 45-page manual of driving directions to all locations mentioned in the book. On the Road for 17,527 Miles is a treat... More »

13th, October Key Posts 2

Oil Wars: Saudi Arabian Terror And Obama's Subservience Are At The Heart Of The IS Crisis

Last year, Syria's Bashar al-Assad was the enemy. He had crossed Barack Obama's "red line", the President of America reasoning that shooting people in the face was not as bad as poisoining them... More »

12th, October News 2

Bad Names: Manchester's Yewtree Grooming Dog Parlour

Might want to look at the name again...? More »

12th, October News 1

Faces of 1971: GIs Ed Norris And Bob Dickey Smnoke Marijuana In Saigon

Roooooool, another one.... More »