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27th, April News

Jim Wells' gay comments are none of the police's business

Northern Ireland Health Minister Jim Wells has resigned? Why? Well, there was that comment her made, the one about gays and paedos... More »

27th, April Sports

If Floyd Mayweather Jr is your child's role model it's time to review your parenting

Floyd Mayweather Jr is a role model. Well, so says a voice on ESPN’s program Outside the Lines, which looked at the boxer ahead of his fight with Manny Pacquiao... More »

27th, April Strange But True

Mug Shot of the day: the Washington eyebrow lady

Mug Shot of the Day comes to us via Police in Washougal, Washington, who arrested 36-year-old Marsha Santoro... More »

27th, April News 1

Lord Janner: Liberal Democrat councillor Frank Beck and police sirens

Lord Janner: a look at reporting on the allegations of a Westminster peadophile cover-up... More »

27th, April marijuana

Watch Rhapsody In Blue: Ex Cops Smoking Weed

Anyone want to do a British version? .. More »

26th, April Sports

Spurs Balls: Kyle Walker is monitoring twitter for signs of idiocy

Spurs and England footballer Kyle Walker is in the news for something he didn't do. Someone told someone who told me that Kyle Walker was in the news. So. I looked at Google. And this is what I saw... More »

26th, April Strange But True

Watch how a trapped snaked thanks its rescuers

This video of a trapped snake being cut has a great ending. But it's not what you think More »

26th, April News

Katie Hopkins V New Labour: human cockroaches v the human virus

When Katie Hopkins called migrants "cockraoches" in her Sun column, she was compared to Hitler by many, including UN high commissioner for human rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan... More »

26th, April News

Lord Janner: Official Secrets mean only the dead can talk

Lord Greville Janner: a round-up of media reporting on the Labour peer mired in the story of Westminster peados. More »

26th, April News

Newspaper corection of the week: The Halesowen News' shop for kleptomaniacs

Oh, collector maniac... More »

26th, April Strange But True

450 kg man moved to new nursing home by crane and flatbed truck (video)

Brian Butler need to move when notice was served on his Providence, Rhode Island, nursing home... More »

25th, April Liverpool

Liverpool keep Jordan Henderson but will Nivea stick by their man?

Jordan Henderson has penned a new five-year deal to play for Liverpool. Good news for Liverpool fans. And at £100,0o0-a-week good news for Henderson, who will just be able to afford a season ticket at top-flight boxing... More »

25th, April Sports 1

We should love Manchester United's Wayne Rooney more than tax dodger Lewis Hamilton

The richest sportsman in the UK is Lewis Hamilton. But he's not. Because he lives in Monaco... More »

25th, April Strange But True

Cocaine trafficker escapes by giving his GPS monitor to a cat

Uses for cats No. 2: mobile getaway device.... More »

25th, April News

Lord Janner: DPP, FGM and shuffling across the carpet to genital abuse

Lord Janner: a look at reporting on the Labout peer in the news... More »

24th, April News

Beyond parody with Katie Hopkins: Royal UN Offical tells British media that free speech has its limits

Katie Hopkins compares migrants to 'cockroaches in her outrageous-to-deadline Sun newspaper column. And the UN high commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, says: “The Nazi media described people their masters wanted to eliminate as rats and cockroaches... More »

24th, April News

President Reagan shootist John Hinckley wants to be free, join a band and date his new girlfriend

John Hinckley, 59, the man who in 1981 shot President Ronald Reagan and three other men (Jim Brady was shot in the head), wants to be in a band. Hinckley has been living in a psychiatric hospital ever since he was found not guilty by reason of insanity to the shooting. (He did it to woo actress Jodie Foster.)... More »

24th, April Arsenal

Transfer balls: Liverpool's bid for Arsenal target Asier Illarramendi is lost in translation

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24th, April Celebrities

The Carrie Royale Story: naked Prince Harry's Vegas 'model' bares all (photos)

How do the Press describe Carrie Reichert, the woman who claims to have been with Prince Harry on the night he was captured in naked photos leaked to the paper three years ago?... More »

24th, April Celebrities

On Direction: Louis Tomlinson does something really dull

Pop Star Takes Drugs! Like you, we too are shocked by the Sun's front-page news that Louis Tomlinson, of One Direction, has wiled away the time by rolling "what appears to be a joint"... More »

24th, April Technology

Google maps feature the Android robot urinating on the Apple logo

On Google Maps, a look around the Pakistani city of Rawlpindi coughs up the image of the Android robot urinating on the Apple logo... More »

24th, April News

Happy endings: watch China's banned funeral strippers honour the dead (photos)

"Show me the stiff," say the funeral strippers hired to dancer at funeral in China. "We''ll let you know if he's really dead."... More »

24th, April News

'Teacher with benefits' Brianne Altice admits sex with three students

What is about women and sex abuse? In Davis County, Utah, Brianne Altice has admitted to shagging three students ages 16 to 18... More »

24th, April Arsenal

Chelsea Balls: Fabregas' Arsenal return only highlights Wenger's failure

In the build up to Arsenal's Premier League match with Chelsea, the tabloids are focusing on the Blues' Cesc Fabregas. The match will be the first time the Chelsea player has faced his old club on their home pitch... More »

23rd, April Politicians

Lord Janner: the fight to be anti-Establishment, tea and nonce-sense

Lord Janner: a look at reporting on the Labour peer accsued on child abuse. He denies all allegations... More »