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The news as told by the UK’s tabloid press – The Sun, Daily Express, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Daily Star and News of the World.

DAY OF RAGE: tabloid facts and figures from the Grenfell Tower march

How many people attended the “DAY OF RAGE” March? Was it a success? What did they protestors achieve? The tabloids review the action.

 

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Daily Mirror : “Rage against the Maychine” “400 people passed Downing Street shouting ‘Theresa

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


After Grenfell Tower: let’s envy the ‘victims’ in their luxury flats

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After Grenfell Tower, news that displaced residents will be rehoused in “Posh New £5m Flats” (Star)  at a new-build complex called Kensington Row located around a mile and a half from the disaster. The development has 68 flats, where

Posted: 22nd, June 2017 | In: Google News, Money, Tabloids, The Consumer | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Express overdoses on aspirin

The Daily Express has big news on aspirin:

 

Aspirin Daily Express

 

A daily dose of aspirin poses a health risk, says the paper.

Or as it told

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Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Express leads with scoopiest scoop of all time

What news from the Daily Express ? Well, the investigative team has been in full cry:

 

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It’s going to be hotter in the

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Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Richard Hammond is not dead (he’s on Amazon Prime)

“I thought Richard Hammond had died.” says Jeremy Clarkson on the Daily Star’s cover. No, Clarkson, he’s just not on the telly as much, having moved from the BBC to Amazon Prime.

 

Richard Hammond car crash

 

For those of you not in

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Man City’s Joe Hart’s Liverpool limbo

News is that Joe Hart hasn’t received any offers. Oh, come on, someone must have offered the big lunk a job as a clothes line or a figuring in a bi snow globe (he’s not advertising anti-dandruff treatments any longer

Posted: 12th, June 2017 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid review: Boris Johnson is BOJO the healer as Corbyn waits for Number 10 and Theresa hangs on

Is Jeremy Corbyn surging towards Downing Street? Can urban young Remainers get Corbyn, a Eurosceptic for most of his life, to change his ways, scupper Brexit and become Prime Minister? The stakes seem very high after Theresa May’s humbling. The

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


The Roger Moore cancer scoop that wasn’t

Sir Roger Moore was a top bloke . The Express  has a story on the actor most famous for playing James Bond with such aplomb:

 

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A scoop, then. Or not:

 

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Apart

You have already

Posted: 11th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Julie Wadsworth: paedophile’s crimes become kinky romps

Is it different for women? Husband and wife Tony and Julie Wadsworth have been found guilty of encouraging six boys to take part in sexual activity between 1992 and 1996. The Wadsworths, both ex-BBC radio presenters, had denied all charges,

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


Election Day tabloids: Corbyn missing, May mocked and bigots burn Untermensch newspapers

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It’s “TEZZA v JEZZA” (Daily Star) and the tabloids are going big on the leaders of the country’s two biggest parties.

Which leader’s picture appears most?

 

 

The Daily Star leads with photos of Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa

Posted: 8th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GE17: Nuanced tabloids leave voters in a dither

It’s the eve of the 2017 General Election and the the papers remain undecided. It’s all very nuanced at the Daily Mail, Daily Express and Sun .

 

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


After London Bridge: geezer Roy Larner told his attackers “F*** you, I’m Millwall”

Looking for London geezers after the London Bridge attack, the media spots Peckham’s Roy Larner, 47, who when confronted with the murderous Islamists told them: “Fuck you, I’m Millwall.”

 

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Larner decided he needed to “take the piss out

Posted: 6th, June 2017 | In: News, Sports, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After London Bridge: we’ve had ‘Enough is Enough’ of Jeremy Corbyn (paper review)

The London Bridge and Borough Market terror attacks how do the tabloids cover the massacre? All share the same news of heroic deeds, horrific injuries and barbarity. But their different treatment of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn is notable.

Posted: 5th, June 2017 | In: Google News, Key Posts, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London Bridge attack: London fights back but democracy capitulates

“We were throwing bottles, chairs, stools, anything we could get. A stool hit one of them on the head,” says Gerard Vowls, an eye-witness to the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market.

“They were running up going ‘this is

Posted: 4th, June 2017 | In: Google News, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How to survive Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘Nuclear Meltdown’

Don’t panic! Jeremy Corbyn might trigger a “Nuclear Meltdown” should the leader of the hollowed out Labour Party make it into Number 10, but surviving the atomic holocaust is just a matter of picking the right level of sun

You

Posted: 3rd, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GE17 tabloid review: Corbyn’s cat, May’s death and go Amber!

GE17: a look at tabloid reporting on the big debate.

 

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Daily Mirror (front page) : “Tories are plotting to stab PM in the back”.

No sign of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the Mirror’s cover, just news that

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Transfer balls: Manchester United agree terms with Griezmann but don’t want him

Transfer balls: Antione Griezmann is not joining Manchester United. United have “shelved plans to sing Grizemann” (Sun); “United interest in Griezmann fades” (Express and Mirror) ; and “Ant shoved aside as Jose turns to Lukaku” (Daily Star ) tells us

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Arsenal, Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Key question asked in underage sex case: Is Julie Wadsworth shaggable?

How do you report on the “BBC radio star accused of sex sessions with underage boys”? If you’re the Sun you slap the story on the front page and show Julie Wadsworth, for it is she, wearing short shorts and

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rare black lion spotted in Leicestershire: panthers warned to be vigilant

A Black Panther is loose in British woods. The “beast” was spotted by a “terrified mum”. She was left “paralysed with fear”. Emma Adam, 29, is quoted in the Star :   “Now I’m scared to even leave the house.”

 

Posted: 1st, June 2017 | In: Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


GE17 Cambridge debate: media bias, missing May and Corbyn’s balls

Cambridge debate GE17

 

Last night’s election debate featured  seven politicians, none of whom were Theresa May. How do the tabloids report on the show at Cambridge University?

The Sun front page : “PM: VOTE TORY FOR BEST BREXIT.”

Having trailed Theresa May’s

Posted: 1st, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


After Manchester: Salman Abedi and the stupidity of anti-marijuana campaigns

Salman Abedi murdered 22 people at a pop concert because… he smoked marijuana. Rather than leading to long spells sat on the sofa watching daytime telly, weed turns you into someone who massacres families at an Ariana Grade concert in

Posted: 26th, May 2017 | In: Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How British newspapers changed their front pages after the Manchester attack

As the engaging and insightful Liz Gerard writes, the way the Press responded to the attack in Manchester “demonstrates the intrinsic honesty and desire to tell the story that draws most journalists to the trade.

The papers we see every

Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sir Roger Moore mocks the Daily Mail

Sir Roger Moore was top bloke. He was a terrific James Bond, an incarnation most closely aligned to Ian Fleming’s literary creation.  When the Daily Maily mocked him,

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Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester bomber Salman Abedi IS, isn’t and was

The Daily Mail rushes to tell us that “an ISIS suicide bomber who slaughtered 22 people at Manchester Arena last night has been named as Salman Abedi.”

It’s not been confirmed that the murderer was a member of Islamic State.

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


Arsenal balls: ‘Sanchez damaged Gunners by training on his day off’ – Keown

“PRIMA GUNNERS,” accuses the Sun on Tuesday. “Keown blasts over-indulged Alexis and Ozil.”

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Gunner-turned pundit Martin Keown has a view on Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. They damaged Arsenal with their behaviour, says Martin. What did they do? And

Posted: 23rd, May 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0