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10th, March Music

Fantastic Trip Advisor comments on The Beatles Abbey Road crossing

Although iconic, the Abbey Road zebra crossing has always been just a working crossing. Hasn’t stopped Trip Advisor. More »

10th, March News

Giant ginger Scottish rats run amok at Cheltenham

The Daily Star leads with news of rats. Ginger Rats. Scottish Ginger Rats! ... More »

9th, March News 1

Oklahoma frat boys get publicly shamed and lynched online

"There will never be a ni**** in SAE. There will never be a ni**** in SAE. You can hang him from a tree, but he can never sign with me There will never be a ni**** in SAE." More »

9th, March Strange But True

Listen to a right Charlie call the police on his wife for stealing his cocaine

“Me and my lady’s having a misunderstanding n’ shit about something I bought,” says Robert Collins of Alliance, Ohio. “I bought some cocaine earlier, and she wanted to take my cocaine.”... More »

8th, March News

Free speech is quarantined in the zone of intolerance at Dixie State University, Utah

Free speech is under attack at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. .. More »

8th, March Arsenal

Transfer balls: Arsenals fans learn that Manchester City will sign Jack Wilshere for £30m

Transfer Balls catches sight of the Daily Star's lead sports story that Arsenal's Jack Wilshere is off to Manchester City for £30m... More »

8th, March News

Arsenal sex scandal: shaven Alexis Sanchez and sex tape survivor Vale Roth

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8th, March Books

Brutally honest new covers for classic children's books

Children's book covers have been updated. The Tiger Who Came to Tea was unprepared to wait for the kettle to boil... More »

8th, March Politicians

Nige Farage asks twitter what's behind him: these are the best answers

UKIP leader Nigel Farage is not only about immigration and Europe. He also has a keen interest in education. He posted a question on twitter: Can anyone name what's behind me in this picture?... More »

7th, March Politicians

Chelsea Clinton: put men in charge of feminist movement

Let's here it for the patriarchty. For it they who will save feminism. That sound ridiculous, right. But to hereditary power speaker Chelsea Clinton, it makes perfect sense.... More »

7th, March News

7 creepy robots used by police (video)

Robots are just great. The can help defuse bombs, find people trapped under rubble and provide defence when hazard chamicals have been spilled. They can also watch you and control you.... More »

7th, March Sports

Transfer balls: Paul Pogba joins PSG, woos Barcelona, dreams of Arsenal and rocks Manchester United

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7th, March News 2

Anzor Gubashev and Zaur Dadaev confess to killing Boris Nemtsov

Superior Russian policing wins again... More »

7th, March News 1

Westminster paedophiles: the elite say every adult is now a suspect

Westminster paedophiles: a look at reporting on allegations of child abuse in high places... More »

7th, March Key Posts

Indie band Ex Cops open letter to McDonald’s who asked them to play for burgers during SXSW

Happy day for Amalie Bruun and Brian Harding. The pop duo known as Ex Cops are invited to play at the Austin, Texas, SXSW. It would be just great. Think of the exposure. Think of the fans. Don't think of the money because the invite from McDonald’s wants you to appear for free. .. More »

7th, March Arsenal

Transfer Balls: Alvaro Morata rejoins Arsenal for £35m more than they paid for him

Utter rot from the Metro and Mirror... More »

7th, March In Pictures

These Cindy Sherman icons are perfect for anyone who shuns emojis

Like you, we at Anorak consider emojis, those little smiley faces and mood icons symbols of defeat... More »

7th, March News

Immigrants Gave Me Diabetes: exploring a week of Daily Express front-page headlines

Immigrants Gave Me Diabetes: a look at the news behind this week's Daily Express front pages... More »

6th, March Politicians

Mandy Boylett, UKIP PPC for Stockton North, sings her version of Chiquitita

Take it away, Mandy Boylett.... More »

6th, March News

Westminster paedophiles: Harvey Proctor and the 'shirt lifters will not be prosecuted'

Westminster paedophiles: a look at reporting on allegations that VIPs operated a murderous child abuse 'ring' in London's Westminster. Today we hail the return of Harvey Proctor, the former Essex MP who in 1987 admitted "spanking sessions" with male prostitites. Proctor was MP for Basildon in Essex from 1979 to 1983 and Billericay from 1983 to 1987. He was popular... More »

6th, March manchester united

Manchester United balls: the Sun shines on Jonny Evans

The tabloids can hardly contains their excitement that Manchester United's Jonny Evans denies spitting at Newcastle United's Papiss Cisse.... More »

6th, March Books

World Book Day: Salford boy banned from dressing as 50 Shades of Grey character

To mark World Book Day, school children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite book character. Liam Scholes, 11, arrived at Sale High School dressed as Christian Grey, eponymous star of 50 Shades of Grey. He carried a mark and cable ties... More »

6th, March Arsenal

Transfer balls: Liverpool replace Gerrard with Manchester United and Arsenal's William Carvalho

Transfer Balls: a look at the nonsense written about William Carvalho, the Sporting Lisbon midfielder... More »

5th, March manchester united

Manchester United's Johnny Evans and Newcastle Pappis Cissse to get life bans and spitting statue

In the Premier Lesgue match between Newscastle United and Manchester United, Johnny Evans and Pappis Cisse appeared to exchange bodily fluids.... More »

5th, March manchester united 1

Revealed: What Manchester United will do to win the Premier League

If you can’t be good be lucky... More »