Anorak

Tabloids | Anorak - Part 242

Tabloids Category

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.

Britney Speared

”’I SMOKE, I drink and, yes, I’ve had sex. But who cares? It’s none of anybody’s business.”

That innocent look is not fooling anyone

These are not the words of a typical male high school dropout but of pop starlet

Posted: 23rd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Chained And Disabled

‘IT seems that what Britney wants is a bad lad, a rogue, a cad. And who better to fill her boots than Jeffrey Archer?

For once, he has nothing to say

Of course, she’ll have to be prepared to wait,

Posted: 23rd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bathroom Scales

”’IT WAS very inconvenient, said Tan Cheng Peng. ”When we had no choice but to use the toilet, we would use it quickly and keep an eye out for the snake.”

Peng’s family in Singapore had spent two days

Posted: 23rd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sex Drive

‘THEY say men can’t do two things at once, but this story from Canada proves it’s a myth. Police in Ontario were ”astonished” to discover that a car they stopped near the town of Barrie was being driven by a

Posted: 22nd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fighting Talk

‘BRITISH men are cold and incapable of expressing their feelings. But don’t take our word for it, ask any American actress they never seem to shut up about it.

Perhaps Heather would like to take a look under the

Posted: 22nd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Punch Drunk

‘IF A SEEMINGLY innocuous remark by Heather Graham can provoke such extreme reactions from Britain’s uptight males, perhaps we need a more repressive approach to child-rearing. A good place to start is by examining the kind of violence to which

Posted: 22nd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Job Done!

‘MORE evidence that Britain’s men may not be quite as coy as our American friends would have us believe. The Star reports that Subbuteo, the table football people, are to introduce a ”hooligan set” of tiny figures for acting out

Posted: 22nd, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


This Was Your Life

‘AS Ian Huntley’s name joins that of Ian Brady, Roy Whiting and many others in the annals of the nation’s most despised, there is no shortage of people stepping forward to say how they once knew the man now charged

Posted: 21st, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Odd Couple

‘WHILE readers ponder why, if Ian Huntley was such an obvious weirdo, neither his milkman, his third cousin twice removed or the man who works in the shop where he once bought a pack of mints bothered to come forward

Posted: 21st, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Stung Into Silence

‘WE can all agree that it has been a trying few days. But for Kym Marsh it has been sheer hell.

The nation owes you its gratitude

Newlywed Kym, who used to sing with the pop combo Hear’Say, tells the

Posted: 21st, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Accidents Will Happen

”’Mr Sims wasn’t invited to play by the kids, and he didn’t even come by afterwards to tell us about the accident,” said Otis Stanbury. ”They didn’t leave us any details, I had to get their number from the side

Posted: 21st, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Getting His Goat

‘WHEN a maid in Lajitas, Texas, discovered a testicle in Jim Bob Hargrove’s fridge, it triggered an immediate police investigation, resulting in Mr Hargrove being charged with the mayor’s castration.

”The mayor’s health is fine now,” said a spokesman, ”although

Posted: 20th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Summer Loving

‘FACED with the option of Janie or Little Mo, most men would choose option C and begin to see Pauline in a new light. But Billy Mitchell is not most men, and to prove it he first gave Janine a

Posted: 20th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Have You Seen This Man?

‘DO YOU recognise the horrible man caught on film while abducting a small English child in France on Sunday?

Tony disguises himself as smart, but casual

Today’s Mail has two clear colour photos of the culprit. In one, the man

Posted: 20th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Always Read The Label Carefully

‘RACHAEL STEEL is upset. We know this because there’s a picture of her in today’s Sun, with the caption: ”Rachael: ‘I was upset”’. Not only that, but she has claimed compensation for her distress.

Hours of pleasure

And what caused

Posted: 20th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Thirsty Work

‘WILLIAM Hague once famously boasted that as a teenager he drank 14 pints of bitter a day when he worked as a delivery boy for a brewery. We were all most impressed, even if various low-lifes crawled out of the

Posted: 20th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shameless

‘VILE, disgusting, horrific, degradingÂ… The tabloid hacks churn out the usual bile over pages 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 and 12 this morning.

The editor of The Sun

They speak of the two corpses found in Suffolk and assumed to be those of murdered

Posted: 19th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cheeky

‘THE STAR runs a piece on page 3 entitled ”Driven wild by pure lust”. It tells how an ”ex-lover” of murder suspect Maxine Carr was shocked when she started ”flashing her boobs in pubs to show off a bumblebee tattoo

Posted: 19th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Weighty

‘IT’S reassuring to know that on a day like today, the tabloids still have a bit of space left for some real news.

Young Jade went a bit overboard with the Kleenex

”JADE USED TISUE TO PAD OUT HER BRAS”

Posted: 19th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Barnacle Willy

‘IT’S one of the more unusual dangers of summer, but let this be a lesson to anyone thinking of falling asleep on a beach. The Glas Javnosti newspaper reports that a 23-year-old who was lying in shallow water to escape

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fabric Of Society

‘EVERY day, all around the world, people are going about their daily business unaware of the terrible crisis threatening them. One of the most valuable resources on the planet is fast running out, and it could change our lives beyond

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Elvis Lives!

‘IT’S just as well Elvis isn’t around to live in a world without plentiful supplies of polyester. Or is he? Today, on the 25th anniversary of what is widely believed to be his death, the Mail publishes a dossier of

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Loving And Leaving

‘ONE music legend unlikely to be seen in Britain is Geri Halliwell. And even if she were a music legend, she still wouldn’t be seen on these shores for much longer because, as the Star reports, Geri ”is to quit

Posted: 16th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Socks Appeal

‘THIS summer we have seen another concerted campaign by the fashion editors and lifestyle columnists to kill off the age-old tradition of British men wearing socks with shoes.

Endangered species

Even a recent Times leader got in on the act.

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sophie’s Choice

‘COLD feet before a marriage is nothing unusual, and if one is about to marry into royalty there must be even more cause for nerves. Certainly no-one would blame Sophie Rhys-Jones for having second thoughts before her wedding.

”Regrets? I’ve

Posted: 15th, August 2002 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0