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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.

Spider bite transforms Wrexham football into a ‘footie ace’

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Who is the “footie ace” eaten by spiders? It’s there on the front page of the Daily Star – “Killer Spider Eats Footies Ace.” Has Wayne Rooney been trapped in a spider’s web? Reading on we learn that the … READ ON

Posted: 27th, February 2016 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tony Blackburn, dead Savile and the death of BBC dancer Claire McAlpine

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In front-page news billed as a”World Exclusive”, the Mirror brings news of Tony Blackburn, the BBC radio DJ of no little vintage. “BBC Axe Sex Probe DJ Tony Blackburn,” announces the dire headline, one seemingly written by an SEO … READ ON

Posted: 25th, February 2016 | In: Celebrities, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Katie Hopkins finds ‘Maddie’ on the other side

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

Daily Star (front page): “Maddie: Parents ‘blamed'”

 

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For what? Why? But whom? We soon get to know:

Katie Hopkins sparks fury by saying Maddie McCann’s parents ‘must

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Posted: 23rd, February 2016 | In: Celebrities, Madeleine McCann, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Boris Johnson knifes Cameron as Labour woos patriots

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Boris Johnson has “electrified the referendum race” by backing the No vote to take Britain out of the European Union, says the Times. The mayor of London stood on the steps of his London home and told vast … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, February 2016 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Victoria Beckham is a shop window dummy: photo proof

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Victoria Beckham IS a shop window dummy? The Daily Mail asks the questions that matter.… READ ON

Posted: 13th, February 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Adam Johnson’s a ‘pervert’ – just like Daily Star and Sun readers

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“Pervert” Premier League “ace” Adam Johnson has been sacked by Sunderland after he pleaded guilty to sex offences with a 15-year-old girl. Johnson who earns £60,000-a-week (Mirror) and £50,000-a-week (Mail) is no longer a Sunderland footballer.

Sunderland have acted … READ ON

Posted: 12th, February 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Adam Johnson is guilty but Stacey Johnson is the one on trial

england pervert“PERVERT England Star: I groomed Girl, 15,” runs the Daily Star’s front-page headline. The England star is Adam Johnson, who plays for Sunderland in the Premier League.

The facts come thick and fast. He “groomed and groped” a 15-year-old girl. … READ ON

Posted: 11th, February 2016 | In: Back pages, Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kelly Brook’s naked skin is like a ‘pink fluffy coat’

Shocking news on Sun favourite Kelly Brook:

 

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Zoom in to the news that Kelly “strips down to a pink fluffy coat”.

 

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It’s nothing a good session of depilation can’t sort.… READ ON

Posted: 9th, February 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Unbiased Daily Star says owner Richard Desmond’s lottery better than National Lottery

national lottery daily starThe Daily Star leads with National Lottery news. The headline thunders: “Angry Brits Says Balls To ‘No Win’ Lottery!”

Brits are “fuming” at the long odds on winning millions on the lottery. One Daily Star hack reckons he has more … READ ON

Posted: 8th, February 2016 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kerry Katona give Natasha Hamilton a divorce lawyer as a wedding gift

DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 25: 'Queen of the Jungle' Kerry McFadden poses with a kebab as she receives an honourary Abrakebabra Gold Card which entitles her to free food at the restaurant chain February 25, 2004 in Dublin, Ireland. Colin Farrell & Keith Duffy hold gold cards also. (Photo by ShowBiz Ireland/Getty Images)

 

Kerry Katona, formerly Kerry McPadding, is in the news. The Star reports that the once leading face of supermarket own-brand ketchup is giving Natasha Hamilton a wedding gift. Kerry’s giving away “her divorce lawyer’s number”.

Says Kerry: “I’m not READ ON

Posted: 5th, February 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


We answer the Daily Mail question: ‘Who will speak for England?’

Today’s Daily Mail leads with a question: ‘Who Will Speak for England?’

 

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The question writer turns to history to see if figures from the past can answer the burning question.

Today the Mail asks a question of profound

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Posted: 4th, February 2016 | In: Key Posts, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


John Inman: dead actor dug up and beaten with sticks

inmanTime to toss another dead body on the paedophile police pyre. The People leads with news of a police investigation into the life of the late actor John Inman. Did he “sexually assault a boy” aged 13? Dunno.

But emotions … READ ON

Posted: 31st, January 2016 | In: Celebrities, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Rita Ora’s naked breasts are too racy for the tabloids

Rita Ora has posed topless. The X Factor judge and pop star has posed pretty much naked for French magazine Lui. You can see the photos here. But you cannot see them in the Daily Star. And that’s … READ ON

Posted: 30th, January 2016 | In: Celebrities, NSFW, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United v The Sun II: paper at club at odds of Van Gaal resignation

LVG quitsThe Sun says Manchester untied manager Louis Van Gaal offered to resign but the Man United board ordered him to stay.

But Manchester United says the Sun’s scoop is balls. On the BBC we read: “Sources have told BBC Sport … READ ON

Posted: 26th, January 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Samantha Cameron and the ‘oink oink noises’ at school

You have undoubtedly head the scurrilous  claim that David Cameron once put his member in a dead pig’s mouth (a claim made without a scintilla of evidence to support it). Well, in utterly unrelated news the Daily Mirror reports on … READ ON

Posted: 25th, January 2016 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Misleading headline of the day: Danniella Westbook’s Big Brother ‘cocaine shame’

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The Daily Star is the “official Big Brother newspapers”. Every day the Star publishes front-page news on goings on the TV celebrity silo, saving readers the bother of tuning in. today the Star says:

“Big Bro Danni New

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Posted: 21st, January 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Tabloid caption of the day: Chris Martin ‘craves pancakes’

Uncoupled former Mr Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin, appears topless in the Daily Mail. Like no-one we’ve ever met, the Mail wonders why Chris – 38, rich, lots of free time, pop star – is not fat and pictured eating … READ ON

Posted: 21st, January 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester United balls: Louis Van Gaal ‘Walks’

The Daily Mirror has news: Louis Van Gone – Old Trafford pressures force boss to consider his future.. he could walk a year before the end of his contract.”

 

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This follows other Lois Van Gaal walking news:
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 … READ ON

Posted: 20th, January 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lord Janner: 3 missed chances, a self-serving CPS inquiry and allegations now fact

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Westminster paedos: a look at reporting on the story of sex crimes in high places.

The Daily Mirror has been at the forefront of the allegations of murderous paedophiles protected by the Establishment. Today over pages 6 and 7 … READ ON

Posted: 20th, January 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Laughably biased Daily Express story calls BT Sport The Arsenal of TV

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In “BT Sport’s winning duo: Hoddle and Hargreaves showing Sky are no longer the limit” the Daily Express’. The story on Liverpool’s 3-3 with Arsenal is written by Jim Holden. It contains the following:

BT! And there was

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Posted: 19th, January 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Naked photos of Princess Margaret, a Tory paedo and an honest villain

daily mirror front pagesJust when you thought the story of paedophiles in high place had died on its arse, the Daily Mirror brings news. We no longer need rely on ‘Nick’ to blow the whistle on VIP paedos in Westminster because we have … READ ON

Posted: 18th, January 2016 | In: Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Warning: Big Foreign Worms Invading Britain

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Big news in the Daily Star: “Worms as big as snakes are invading Britain.”

Is that big? The world’s smallest snake – named Leptotyphlops carlae – is 10cm (4 inches) long and “as thin as a spaghetti noodle”.  … READ ON

Posted: 18th, January 2016 | In: Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cheryl Cole: The Sun hatchet job on estranged husband ignores national sweetheart’s criminal past

“Nation’s sweetheart” Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is separated from husband Number 2. Lest anyone be in any doubt as to whose side we should be on in the tale of love undone, the Sun features two stories:

First up is the Sun’sREAD ON

Posted: 16th, January 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


EastEnders: Barbra Windsor returns to die

EastEndersIn an “exclusive” the Star says EastEnders are to bring back Dame Barbra Windsor only to kill her off. Babs, of course, is not going to die on the telly. This is about the character, she plays in the tired … READ ON

Posted: 16th, January 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail publishes ‘loving’ picture of dying kangaroo being raped

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Jane Fryer sees the picture of the kangaroos “in the shade of a Australian mango tree”. She sees the “last loving embrace for a dying kangaroo”. Fryer says the male kangaroo “tired to revive his mate” as his little … READ ON

Posted: 14th, January 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0