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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.

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 us earlier:

 

Aspirin Daily Express

 

Spotter: Liz Gerard READ ON

Posted: 14th, June 2017 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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:

 

theresa may daily express weather scoop

 

It’s going to be hotter in the summer! Get me an ice-cream – and make it double, no, a treble scoop!… READ ON

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 13th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 12th, June 2017 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 12th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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:

 

daily express roger moore

 

daily express roger moore

 

 

A scoop, then. Or not:

 

daily express roger moore

 

Apart from that it … READ ON

Posted: 11th, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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, … READ ON

Posted: 10th, June 2017 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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

Jeremy Crobyn Theresa May GE17

 

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 … READ ON

Posted: 8th, June 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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.

 

 

One tabloid does, however, make it position clear: Jeremy Corbyn’s cup … READ ON

Posted: 7th, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 6th, June 2017 | In: Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Comments 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. … READ ON

Posted: 5th, June 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 4th, June 2017 | In: News, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 cream. … READ ON

Posted: 3rd, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Arsenal, Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 2nd, June 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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.”

 … READ ON

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


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

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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 … READ ON

Posted: 1st, June 2017 | In: Politicians, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 26th, May 2017 | In: Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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, Moore responded with exquisite style and trademark grace:

 

Roger Moore Daily Mai

 

James-Bond Roger Moore light sabreREAD ON

Posted: 24th, May 2017 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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. … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, May 2017 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

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


Manchester terror fake news: Daily Mail looks for phantom missing children (in Australia!)

More fake news from the mainstream media as the Daily Mail appeals for help finding children missing after the slaughter at Manchester Arena. The paper tells readers: “Parents are trying to find children missing after explosion at Ariana Grande gig … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, May 2017 | In: Reviews, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Manchester terror fake news: Daily Express and Daily Star spot a gunman in Oldham

Many are dead in the attack on a pop concert in Manchester. What say the reputable news sources?

The Daily Express has news:

 

Daily Express fake news gunman Manchester

 

The Express’s sister publication, the Daily Star, echoed the chilling news that a second … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, May 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0