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20th, May Film

Mötley Crüe Goes 'Triple R': The Best Bits From The Hot Mess Film

IF there's one thing you can say about Mötley Crüe, is that their band name is a total pain in the arse to type on a computer, if you want to do it correctly. Of course, there's more to Mötley Crüe than that - they're a hilarious hot-mess too... More »

20th, May In Pictures

Awkward And Perverted Photos From Russian Social Media

People of Ukraine - meet your new overlords... More »

20th, May Celebrities

Babes And Gadgets: Suzi Crandall Models The Gibson Girl In 1948

Film actress Suzi Crandall with a “Gibson Girl,” an emergency wireless apparatus for ditched trans-ocean fliers in Hollywood, Los Angeles on March 25, 1948... More »

20th, May In Pictures

Princes Charles And Camilla Meet The Topless Stunna In Canada

PRINCE Charles and Camilla have been on a tour of Canada... More »

20th, May Liverpool 1

Transfer Balls: Luis Suarez Leaves His Kids In Liverpool As He Heads To Real Madrid

It's the summer of Luis Suarez.... More »

19th, May Money

Pass The Happy Pills: The Internet Is Depressing The Children!

ONE of the great problems in this modern world is that people are forever confusing cause and effect. Or if you prefer, forgetting that correlation does not mean causation. And so it is with this latest report that the internet is making our precious little children sad... More »

19th, May Music

Someone tell Rita Ora There's No Fast-Track To Stardom

YOU may have seen Rita Ora's face knocking around and indeed, may have heard some of her songs on the radio. However, putting the sounds to the face is a trickier prospect. While Miley Cyrus and One Direction swiped the pop crown from Lady GaGa and Taylor Swift (for a bit), Rita Ora is lording it up in the VIP section... More »

19th, May Arsenal

Arsenal Balls: Wenger Sings For 1 Year, Two Years And 3 Years, Say The Experts

SO. Arsene Wenger is signing up for more Arsenal. What do we know about the contract?... More »

19th, May Film

LOLZ: Dr Brule Reads Scarlett Johansson's Lines In Her

Set in the Los Angeles of the slight future, the story follows Theodore Twombly, a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people.... More »

19th, May Key Posts

10 Ways The Football Association Turned The FA Cup From Magic To Tragic

THE Football Association had a rude awakening earlier this year, when chairman Greg Dyke’s blueprint for English football was unceremoniously snubbed by the powerbrokers of the Premier League. The FA may be sidelined and neutered, but they can’t take away its heritage. For the simple reason that the FA itself has been doing the job itself... More »

19th, May Celebrities

Euphemism Of The Day: Rolph Harris 'Polishes Wood'

IN Nick Pisa's report on the Rolf Harris sex trial, he tells Sky News readers... More »

19th, May Film

Sainsbury's Offers Shoppers A Chance To Buy The 12 Years A Slave Look

DID you watch the film 12 Years A Slave and think ' nice threads, dude'?... More »

19th, May Flashback

Manchester United Balls: Ryan Giggs Plays For Salford Boys

Giggs the budding talent... More »

19th, May Flashback

Manchester United Balls: Ryan Giggs Plays For Manchester City Boys In 1989

Giggs plays for Manchester City... More »

19th, May Music

Led Zeppelin To Reunite At An Alright Jamaican Party

IT seems weird when really famous bands don't get back together, especially when the lead singer is still alive. Look at Abba. Look at Talking Heads. Look at The Smiths. Look at Led Zeppelin... More »

19th, May Politicians 1

Turkish PM's Advisers Goes On Sick Leave For Injuries Sustained Kicking A Protestor

Yusuf Yerkel, was with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, touring Soma after the mine disaster when he hurt his leg. More »

19th, May In Pictures

Sept 11 Museum: Haunting Images Of Artefacts To The Murdered

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19th, May Sports 1

Everton Balls: Ross Barkley Is Better Than Rooney And Any Player Who Has Ever Played For Liverpool

ROSS Barkley is in the England World Cup squad. What can we expect to see from the Everton midfielder? That question to you Chris Bascombe today in the Daily Telegraph, who replies... More »

19th, May Celebrities

Donald Trump Wants To Show You Where He Takes A Golden Dump At 30,000 Feet

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19th, May Celebrities

In Photos: Britain's Oldest Prostitute Is Back

SHEILA Vogel-Coupe is back in the news. Connected X Factor wannabe Katie Waissel is the star of Channel 4's My Granny The Escort. The Sun says Sheila is "Britain's oldest prostitute — who charges £250 an hour for romps with men as young as 20."... More »

19th, May Money 1

How To Have More Sex - The Huge Secret Is Out

ONCE again the scientists have come to our rescue, explaining one of the world's great mysteries. Why is it that some people en up having more sex with more people than some others?.. More »

19th, May Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Arsenal, Spurs And Everton Are All Favourites To Sign James Milner

SO. How are Arsenal going to kick on from FA Cup glory? The Telegraph and Mail says the Gunners have £100m to invest in new players. And the Times identifies the first name though the door. It's... Manchester City’s James Milner... More »

19th, May Flashback

Those Fabulous and Frightening 1970s Kitchens

THIS couple looks genuinely afraid of their new kitchen – and well they should be. Kitchens around the 1970s could be a fearful sight. Retina scorching wallpaper, oddly unmatched linoleum, and miles and miles of wood paneling can strike fear into the hearts of men and women alike. Take a look... More »

19th, May Film

Bearded Space Alien Jesus In A Leisure Suit Is Awesome At Karate

A bearded 'superman' with no powers comes to earth in a powder-blue velour tracksuit to drive a silver dune buggy into an unrelated blaxploitation film about urban literacy.... More »

18th, May Money

Jill Abramson Is Punch Drunk: I'd Edit The NY Times For Much Less Than You

BACK in April, the New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson told us about the T-for-Times tattoo on her back. One month later Abramson was sacked. Her offence? She had been moaning about her meagre wages.... More »