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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.

Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Pete Doherty’s Hit

CELEBRITY Quote Of The Day: Pete Doherty’s Hit.

“When you split up with someone you’re seriously in love with, it takes a lot of time before you even realise you’re upset. You know it just hits you?” – The Sun

Posted: 31st, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Acting Up A Storm: Coronation Street Cops Beaten Black And Blue

“BACKLASH over Coronation Street’s girl-on-girl gang violence storyline,” screams the Mail.

Coronation Street is show scenes of two fictional characters – policewomen Mel Morton and Abi Sharpe – being beaten up by a troupe of actresses.

The Mail is appalled.…

Posted: 31st, July 2008 | In: Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Guy Ritchie

Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Guy Ritchie

“Sugar is responsible for a lot of deaths” – Empire Magazine, via The Daily Star

Sweet as a nut!…

Posted: 31st, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: The McCanns’ Ireland State Visit And Coronation Street Plots

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann, Gerry McCann

BELFAST TELEGRAPH: “Madeleine McCann parents set for Irish visit”

Has the missing child been spotted in Ireland?

The couple and their

Posted: 31st, July 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (569) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Fat Club: Nightclub Club Bounces Fat People

TO the famous Havana Club in downtown St Helier, Jersey, where some customers are at the door.

Georgina Mason, 23, who is among the group, takes up the story:

“About five or six or us got there about 11.30pm on

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Selling Knife Crime: Eros’s Arrow And Selfridge’s Red Hearts T-Shirts

THE Mirror is outraged. On sale in Selfridges, London, is a T-shirt for The Red Hearts, an LA punk band.

The T-shirt features a drawing of a blade on the wearer’s heart and some red ink that trails into the …

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: Money, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Sharking For News: Damien Hirst, Pet Sharks And Stealing Sharks To Order

THE summer is here, and with comes the seasonal tales of shark stories. But Anorak detects a sinister twist:

DAILY TELEGRAPH:Damien Hirst auction expected to fetch £65 million – An auction of new works by Damien …

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comments (7) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Weston-Super-Mare: Walking Down the Beaches Looking For Tinned Peaches

WHAT will residents of Weston-Super-Mare do now their pier is no more?

Is it back to collecting bit of sand-blasted broken glass on the beach, watching the rain drop races on the window and wondering what magical cities of gold …

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shannon Matthews: Karen Matthews’ New Job

WHAT news of Shannon Matthews and the greater Matthews clan?

The Star says that Karen Matthews is in line to secure her “first-ever” job. Karen wants a job in New Hall Prison’s handbag and umbrella workshop.

But the Star says …

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: News, Tabloids | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Brother 9: The Premier League Plot

BIG Brother 9 Watch: Anorak’s looks at Big Brother news in the media…

NEWS on the Star’s cover page that seven “BIG BROTHER FIXERS TO FACE BOOT”.

The Star has learned of a “sensational secret-code plot to fix the …

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Cluedo, Kate Summerscale Wins And Head Shaving The Tesco’s Girl

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann, Gerry McCann

NEW ZEALAND HERALD: “Real murder mystery takes top prize”

What’s a work of fiction got to do with Madeleine McCann, the …

Posted: 30th, July 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (334) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ian Wright’s Football Insight

FOOTBALL insight of the day:

My old Arsenal team-mate David Rocastle would be turning into his grave right now if he looked at what is happing to the Gunners – Ian Wright in the Sun

Can you get cable telly …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Do The Time: More Countdown Auditions, With Joey Barton

MORE auditions for Carol Vorderman’s former job as the nation’s favourite brain box, featuring Joey Barton…

STEVE WILSON (Telegraph)

Barton was bought from Manchester City just a year ago for £5 million and is on wages that amount to around

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Money, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Man Leaves Incriminating Evidence On Woman’s Chest

SAYS a police source in the Metro seat cleaner: “Everyone was reminded of the scene from Fawlty Towers. But that’s not to say it was a laughing matter for the lady.”

To Lincoln, “the Torquay of the north”, where Peter …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Do The Math: Those Countdown Auditions, With Sara Nathan And Abi Titmuss

AUDITIONS are well underway for the woman to replace Carol Vorderman as the nation’s favourite brain box.

SARA NATHAN (Sun):

GLAM girl Abi Titmuss was greeted with a queue of four men for the launch of her new book today

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (6) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Courtney Love’s Bananas

CELEBRITY Quote Of The Day: Courtney Love.

“We all agree that ‘KOOKOO BANANAS’ the phase is mine? I’m flattered other people are using it. I just wanted to establish that it’s mine” Daily Mirror

It was Old Mr Anorak …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Carol Vorderman Takes Stars From the Bottom

CAROL Vorderman has taken one from the bottom and Countdown is bereft of a sum meister and letter turner.

While the talk is of equipping one of Bruce Forsyth’s Dolly Dealer’s with a calculator, the Mirror says “Star back axed …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Good Loos: Rebecca Loos Brings Relief To Victoria Beckham

MORE good news for Daily Star readers as they spot Rebecca Loos topless at the seaside.

The good news is not that Ms Loos, David Beckham’s pig-tossing former PA, is, thanks to her breast attachments, unlikely to drown at sea.…

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Brother 9: Bully For Rachel Rice And Hitler

BIG Brother 9 Watch: Anorak’s looks at Big Brother news in the media…

BIG BROTHER is embroiled in a new “BULLY ROW”.

Oh, for those innocent days, when we sat in our Big Brother hides, looking on for sings …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (9) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Colette Douglas Home Spreads The Fear And Inside Irvine Welsh

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann, Kate McCann, Gerry McCann

THE HERALD: “Do you want to see every parent in the dock?”

It’s Colette Douglas Home, professional Maddie opinion giver. …

Posted: 29th, July 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (494) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gordon Smart’s Breaking Amy Winehouse

HAS Gordon Smart’s Bizarre Sun column reached the apogee of its ambitions?

His daily gawp at Amy Winehouse allows readers to know that:

JUNKIE singer AMY WINEHOUSE’s dad insisted she was “fine” yesterday — hours after she punched a wall

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cereals Are Made From Crap

“HUMAN sewage used for cereals,” says the cover of your free Metro seat cleaner, the London free newspaper that covers your train seat OR bus seat better then any other free London newspaper.

Fact!

Says the news imprinted on your …

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (12) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Wail: Come See The Dead Child In The Daily Mail

THE Daily Wail. Each days the Dail Mail searches, scouring medical reports and research notes for news, and finally its quests bears dividends:

Pictured: Girl, 3, crushed to death by garden wall

The Daily Mail – the family newspaper…

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Countdown Carol Voderman Is 11 Per Cent Less Attractive Than Myleene Klass

“COUNTDOWN MELTDOWN,” says the Mirror. “Shocking truth of how Carol and Des were FORCED to quit.”

News was, and still is, that Vorderman was offered a 90 per cent pay cut in her £800,000 salary to keep her job as …

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Celebrities, Money, Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (12) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Gazza Hazza Shazza: Paul Gascoigne Back With Sheryl

“GAZZA GOES ON TRIAL,” screams the Star from its front page.

A test of endurance – gonad munching and bikini showering – for the nation’s top footballer daughter, Bianca Gascoigne, on I’m A Celebrity?

Or news that Sheryl Gascoigne says …

Posted: 28th, July 2008 | In: Back pages, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0