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15th, September 2014 Sports 1

Middlesbrough Manager Aitor Karanka 'Aims To Break In New Boys Gently'

Here's hoping his aim is every bit as good as it used to be... More »

14th, September 2014 Key Posts

Angel Delight Watch: Manchester United's Di Maria Is The Taste Of 1970s Puns

Angel Delight Watch: Manchester United's Di Maria Is The Taste Of 1970s... More »

14th, September 2014 Books 2

Economist Magazine Adverts Look Like Parodies After It's American Slavery Disaster

FREE Speech looks to the Economist, a magazine read by business suits and people keen to appear smart and knowing. But the Economist is no leader, no thought provoker. It's a publication as uncertain as a worm in flip-flops... More »

14th, September 2014 NSFW

Satan Statue With Huge Erection Appears In Vancouver (NSFW)

IS that a living statue in East Vancouver? It's nine-feet tall. And evern the most stoic artist would be hard pressed to keep that raging erection awake for so long. More »

14th, September 2014 News

Is Nothing Safe? Canadian Priest Raped Children And A Sled Dog

A defrocked Catholic priest was found guilty Friday of raping dozens of children and a sled dog in the Canadian Arctic.. More »

14th, September 2014 Celebrities

Carrie Fisher: How I Became The Star Wars Blob

Despite the fact that I have been employed as an actor, repeatedly and sometimes unfortunately (an occupation where looks can be very much an issue) I remain immune to my physical charms... More »

14th, September 2014 Sports 1

Cycling Team Regrets Going For Beige

“OK, last decision. What colour should the middle bit be?" "Oh, I don't know, how about a fleshy beige?" More »

14th, September 2014 Arsenal 1

Proof That Match of The Day Favours Boring Arsenal And Hates Exciting Aston Villa

MATCH of the Day is most football fans' first chance to see what their team got up earlier in the day.... More »

14th, September 2014 Politicians

Peas In A Pod: Alex Salmond's Nigel Farage Problem

In his book Civilisation and Its Discontents, Freud wrote: “It is clearly not easy for man to give up the satisfaction of this inclination to aggression... More »

14th, September 2014 Books

Classic Childhood Books From Yesteryear Get Reworked For Today's Kids

Once upon a time... More »

14th, September 2014 News

Rio Ferdinand And Chelsea Captain John Terry Were The Moralising State's Useful 'Idiots'

QUEEN'S Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand says Chelsea "Legend" John Terry "is the biggest idiot"... More »

14th, September 2014 Strange But True

Man 'Cooked' Ex-Girlfriend's Dog And Fed It To Her

TO California, where Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh, 34, of Palo Cedro, is accused of killing this girlfriend's Pomeranian dog, Bear, and feeding it to her... More »

14th, September 2014 Strange But True 1

Woman Aimed Loaded Gun At 11-year-old Boy Practising Clarinet

Neighbour Cheryl Ann Pifer, 60, allegedly took up her loaded rifle, took aim at the child and screamed, “Fire in the hole!”... More »

14th, September 2014 Manchester City

Transfer Balls: Ronaldo Makes 'SHOCK' Move To Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea And PSG

TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Express has an "EXCLUSIVE" about Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid for a "shock" return to Manchester United...or Manchester City... More »

14th, September 2014 Celebrities

The Best of Nosemouth

Karl Malden is away... More »

13th, September 2014 News

Face of the Day: The Margarine Albert Einstein Sculpture

With E Numbers... More »

13th, September 2014 The Consumer

Artist Paints Women In The Bliss Of Cosmetic Surgery

ARTIST Jonathan Yeo paints women in the reposeful aspect of cosmetic surgery patients... More »

13th, September 2014 Madeleine McCann

Madeleine McCann: Blame The Algarve For Your Latest Holiday Read

THE Telegraph has been serialising Looking For Madeleine by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan. The book is available to order from Telegraph Books at £16.99 + £1.95 p&p.... More »

13th, September 2014 News

The War On ISIS Isn't A War It's An 'Effort' Says Barack 'Adrian Mole' Obama

WHEN is a war not a war? That question to Obama, who calls the assault on ISIS an "effort"... More »

13th, September 2014 Celebrities

Cilla Black Sends Ringo Starr Out For A Lump Of Coal

"Who threw the best parties in the 1960s? Obviously me!.." More »

13th, September 2014 News

Free Speech: Rotherham Council Worried About UKIP Abusing Your Kids Like Labour

ROTHERHAM Borough Council said in 2012 that two "not indigenous white British" were removed from their foster parents because the adults supported UKIP and the council disapproved of that party's stance on immigration... More »

13th, September 2014 News

Manchester Dogs' Home Fire: Teenager Bailed And Misty The Jack Russell Stars

THE 15-year-old boy arrrested in connection with the blaze at Manchester Dogs' Home has been bailed. The fire killed around 60 animals, but 150 dogs were rescued... More »

13th, September 2014 Politicians

What Obama Said About Iraq In 2008

IRAQ: "Only by redeploying our troops can we press the Iraqis to reach comprehensive political accommodation and achieve a successful transition to Iraqis’ taking responsibility for the security and stability of their country..." More »

13th, September 2014 manchester united

Transfer Balls: Ronaldo Wants Liverpool, Loves Manchester United, Signs For Chelsea And Stays At Real Madrid

More utter balls in the Daily Express... More »

13th, September 2014 News 1

Birmingham's Racist Bike Lanes Will Emancipate Women

“The vast majority of cyclists on our roads are young, white men... most elderly people are not going to cycle, and it would be dangerous for them to start on our streets now... women of any ethnic group who wish to wear modest clothing, and I count myself in that category, are not going to cycle. It is a discriminatory form of transport”... More »