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Americans are banned from visiting North Korea

Best hurry up with that romantic break to North Korea. Donald Trump has alerted American tourists to the risk of “long-term detention” in Mr Kim’s dystopia. You might argue that being locked up in North Korea is akin to getting

Posted: 24th, July 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump pretends he can’t speak Japanese as Akie Abe forgets her English

 

You know how it is: you’re sat next to some awful bore at a dinner party. Donald Trump feels your pain. The New York Times  spots him sat alongside the interminably dull Akie Abe, wife of Japan Prime Minister

Posted: 21st, July 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Top Secret files reveals how Churchill saved Britain’s Nazi King

Biarritz, France. 1951. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor are pictured at their villa.

 

Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower didn’t want us to know about King Edward VIII’s plans for peace with Adolf Hitler and Nazis. Papers released by The National Archives considered too difficult, too sensitive ” include a 1953 “top

Posted: 21st, July 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Trump on Macron: ‘he does love holding my hand’

When Donald Trump met Emmanuel Macron, the two Presidents engaged in a handshake that looked like the start of a new off-the-wall buddy movie. Happily, the two men disentangled and now Trump

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Posted: 20th, July 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Politician sues god for failed promotion

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Life imitates Billy Connolly movies in India. If you hire the priest to perform the service then the service must be done. Or else:

An MLA, who belongs to the ruling party in Telangana, paid Rs 50 lakh to

Posted: 17th, July 2017 | In: Money, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Donald Trump’s Mexico wall will be higher than a man on 60 pounds of marijuana

Donald Trump was the wall between Mexico and the USA to be made of glass, or Sellotape or whatever it is they spray of ageing A-listers faces to keep the skin tight. “One of the things with the wall is

Posted: 16th, July 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The G20-riots bicycle guy

So who was the bloke with the bicycle at the G20-Riots?

Queer Anarchism has the low down:

60 year old historian Martin Buehler (who is a member of  the press  , I do not identify activists without consent) ‘photobombed’ a

Posted: 16th, July 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Sunday Sport’s absurd Brexit parody will jump start your sex drive

The Sunday Sport’s take on the Brexit negotiations is a cracker:

 

Brexit sunday sport

 

The filth keeps on coming:

 

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Posted: 16th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The weirdest Donald Trump handshake battle yet

When Donald Trump met Emmanuel Macron in Paris, France, the handshake battle was weird and intense:

When will someone just get

Posted: 14th, July 2017 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are not talking to one another

When Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn sat side by side for an address by Spain’s King Felipe as part of the regent and Queen Letizia UK state visit, the leaders of the country’s two biggest political parties didn’t appear to

Posted: 12th, July 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn only wants a little peace (of pizza) and genocide denial

Jeremy Corbyn has been “enjoying pizza” with a man who supports “Syrian dictator” Bashar Assad. The Sun has spotted Corbyn eating, nay “scoffing” with “pro-Russian journalist Marcus Papadopoulos”. One Washington newspaper calls Papadopoulos a “Russian agent”.

 

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Posted: 12th, July 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Labour Hunt Tory MP Ann Marie Morris for making remarks she doesn’t agree with

Ann Marie Morris is proof the Tories are “still nasty”, says The National . Ann Marie Morris is proof that the Conservatives are “in chaos”, says the Mirror . Ann Marie Morris is front-page news. She’s the Conservative MP for

Posted: 11th, July 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


George Osborne: me and useless Theresa May by Andrew Mitchell

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In the Evening Standard , the London freesheet, news has moved on from a cat stuck up a tree in Neasden and bar openings to matters of national importance. There’s no time for investigations into local councils, social housing

Posted: 10th, July 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Angela Merkel rolls her eyes as Putin explains how things work (gif)

When Angela Merkel met Putin at the latest G20 bunfight, the Russian leader raised his hand like the teacher he is, lowered his gaze as one

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Posted: 8th, July 2017 | In: Gifs, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Corbyn fans issue ultimatum to Luciana Berger

Tough times for Labour MP Luciana Berger. The Liverpool Wavertree CLP is now run by Jeremy Corbyn loyalists. One of their number, Roy Bentham, has warning for Berger:

“Luciana needs to get on board quite quickly now. She will

Posted: 7th, July 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


CNN v HansAssholeSolo: Trump’s Reddit meme tweet exposes the old media’s thin skin

trump cnn meme When Donald Trump tweeted a meme made by Reddit user  HansAssholeSolo , CNN were upset. The meme was a mash-up of footage of Trump wrestling WWE CEO Vince McMahon to the deck in 2007 altered so that McMahon’s face was

Posted: 6th, July 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jacob Rees-Mogg hails new son Sixtus Dominic Boniface Christopher

To man -of-the-people the man with the commonest of common touches Jacob Rees-Mogg a

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Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Donald Trump buttplug to ‘Putin your butt’

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With this Donald Trump buttplug you can shove the President where the sun doesn’t shine. Etsy shop  Lovecrafters Toys  is selling the Donald Trump buttplug “the

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Posted: 5th, July 2017 | In: Politicians, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn: the tot Trots named Corbyn

Would you call your child ‘Corbyn’? The Daily Star says you might if you drink enough scrumpy cider with your magic mushrooms.

The paper says parents are “flocking” to name their “tots” after the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn. No, not

Posted: 27th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


White House bans cameras so a journalist drew the news

Not content with clamping own on free speech and the web, the White House banned cameras from a briefing. So   CNN artist Bill Hennessy  captured the action with pen and ink.

Hennessy’s presence highlighted the significant change in White House

Posted: 25th, June 2017 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Jeremy Corbyn went to Glastonbury one photo summed it all up

When Jeremy Corbyn went to Glastonbury one photo summed it all up.

Things to enjoy:

Thatcher’s Gold.
The only non-white person is a security guard.
He’s dressed up for Glastonbury

Posted: 24th, June 2017 | In: Politicians | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Daily Express free Brexit calendar is beyond parody

 Daily Express free Brexit calendar

 

In the Daily Express a free calendar to mark Brexit by. Behind every star is a Brexit champion. You’ll see Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage. But will there be a Gisele Stuart, a

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Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Tories are rubbish but poll says we don’t want a Labour government

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Not much demand to overthrow the Government is there, according to this poll in the Times .

A Tory Party bereft of ideas with an illiberal ‘dead woman walking’ as a leader and yet Labour remains unattractive and less

Posted: 23rd, June 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Google News, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jeremy Corbyn finds his natural home in Glastonbury’s police state

Jeremy Corbyn at Glastonbury is perfect. Corbyn will preach about the rich who aren’t able to tell you the cost of a pint of milk (cow’s not almond) while addressing the middle-aged and middle-classes who can afford the better drugs

Posted: 22nd, June 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


BBC radio’s Eddie Mair lampoons Boris Johnson with rare mastery

On BBC Radio 4, Eddie Mair is talking to a bumbling Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary. “This is not the Two Ronnies. You

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Posted: 21st, June 2017 | In: Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0