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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.

Amy Winehouse Is An Agony Aunt

AMY Winehouse is, as the Star reports, to dispense sage advice to Londoners when her father Mitch takes over Danny Baker’s show on BBC Radio London.

Given her apparent state of agony, she is, fittingly, to be the station’s agony … READ ON

Posted: 9th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Brother 9: Up Jen And Down Dale

AS the Ninth Rule Of Big Brother states:

Evicted housemates should seek out a former housemate and declare that they fancy them and have had sex all night long.

So to today’s compliant Star’s front page, where readers learn that … READ ON

Posted: 9th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Greedy Newspapers Banking On Maddy In Brussels, And Naming Rights

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

DAILY EXPRESS (front page): “MADELEINE: I SAW HER ON MONDAY”

“Guard tells police she was in a Brussels bank”

Can Madeleine … READ ON

Posted: 9th, August 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Money, Tabloids | Comments (69) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Making Of A Tabloid Sensation: Sienna Miller

THE DAILY Mail continues to show weekly celebrity magazines that you CAN publish celebrity news every day.

August 8:

Sienna Miller and Balthazar Getty enjoyed a very public show of togetherness as they shopped in upmarket boutiques in the

READ ON

Posted: 8th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Police Log: Anthea Turner’s Driver And The Pig’s Head In A box

MARTIN Anderson is a former chauffeur to TV star Anthea Turner and her husband Grant Bovey, notes the Sun.

Is this relevant, mitigating, even?

Mr Anderson denies one charge of putting a person in fear of violence due to harassment, … READ ON

Posted: 8th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lilly Allen News Of The Day: Nipping Out

LILY Allen news of the day

LILY ALLEN made a major boob when she popped out of her car – and her top – visiting ex-boyfriend ED SIMONS’ house in London – Sun

More Lily Allen news tomorrow…… READ ON

Posted: 8th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Big Brother 9: Rex Newmark And Nicole No Mark

“BIG BROTHER REX GETS THE BOOT,” announces the Star on its foremost page.

“Sexy Steph spells end for randy chef.”

Steph rhymes with chef. And that’s good enough for the story to be front-page news. But there is more.

READ ON

Posted: 8th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids, TV & Radio | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Paedophiles, Belgium And Anna Stam Is Famous

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

DAILY EXPRESS (front page): “MADELEINE: I SAW HER ON A TRAM.”

All aboard. Here’s some the hacks…

“New sighting is linked

READ ON

Posted: 8th, August 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (406) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Making Of A Tabloid Story: Sienna Miller Getty

SIENNA Miller. Discuss:

The actress has had liaisons with millionaire BALTHAZAR GETTY at the Chateau Marmont hotel — less than two miles from his pad in the Hollywood Hills – The Sun

Actress Sienna Miller’s latest romance has ended in

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Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (12) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Daily Mirror Flies Anna Stam To London

MADELEINE McCann: An Anorak reader sends news of tomorrow’s tabloid sensation, translated from the Dutch.

What good can come of Anna Stam – Maddie spotter; one of many – meeting with Kate McCann, a meeting arranged by a tabloid … READ ON

Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (418) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Toe-Curling Romeo Beckham’s Shot For Stardom

DAVID BECKHAM’S five-year-old is kicking a football.

News enough, but there is more:

His shot had onlookers open-mouthed as it mirrored his dad’s 2001 goal against Greece which saved England’s World Cup qualifying campaign.

That’s him taking the kick in … READ ON

Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Mail Brings Up Gail Porter’s Rear

WANT to know why former TV presenter Gail Porter is no longer on the telly?

In “Why I’m not on TV anymore – I’ve got no hair and I won’t wear a wig”, the Mail hears Porter say that she’s … READ ON

Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Bubbly Ulrika Jonsson’s Body Is A Time-Share

ULRIKA Jonsson was once thin. Now she is full of character, loveable and if she continues to gain weight, bubbly.

Ulrika is writing about her weight in the Daily Mail and how much it doesn’t bother her. The piece is … READ ON

Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (4) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Lily Allen News Of The Day: Yawn

LILY Allen News Of the Day

LILY ALLEN should at least stifle her yawn when listening to her gramp’s old yarns – Sun

Lily Allen is walking with her grandfather. She is yawning. You know, yawning..?

More Lily Allen … READ ON

Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madeleine McCann: Spotting In Amsterdam, Kate McCann’s Letter And Walking Off Set

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

DAILY EXPRESS (front page): “MADELEINE: SHE COULD BE ALIVE”

Madeleine McCann has resumed her pitch on the Express’ front page. And … READ ON

Posted: 7th, August 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Madeleine McCann, Tabloids | Comments (347) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Most Violent Songs Ever

SINCE this morning, Anorak has been listening to gangsta rap music to see if we, like Sun writer Dotun Adebayo, would find in its lyrics a reason to stab someone in the face.

And the lyrics are truly shockingly … READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (6) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Banging Tunes: Gangsta Rap Drives Tabloid Hack To Kill

DOTUN Adebayo tells Sun readers:

“After 12 hours of gangsta rap I could have knifed someone.”

The Sun hack goes native and helps to break the Broken Britain his paper writes of?

BACK in the Sixties Diana Ross and The

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Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (14) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ann Widdecombe Has A Pop At Sienna Miller

WRITES Ann Widdecombe in the Daily Express column:

“There are few sights more pathetic than that of older people pretending they are young and trendy. Politicians parade their knowledge of pop groups or talk about legalising cannabis.”

Says Anne Winndecome, … READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (5) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wishing Death On Keira Knighley

JILTED ‘Gordon Is A Moron’ John has written an ode to Keira Knightley. The Sun’s Gordon Smart (indeed) calls it “brilliant”.

“Keira, Keira, eat your dinner
Keira, Keira, you can’t get much thinner
Go to a restaurant with Michael Winner
READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Credit Crunch Headline Of The Day

CREDIT Crunch headline of the day:

“We lost home in credit crunch…now we’re living in a pigeon shed” – The Sun

Good to know that in times of stress you can still rely on the generosity of a pigeon…… READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Money, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Madonna’s Joker Face Is Hewn From Stone

TAKE a gander at Madonna, with her “Mount Rushmore cheekbones, the angular jawline, the smoothed forehead, the plumped skin, the heartlike shape of the face“.

Madonna is on the cover of New York magazine. The accompanying article says … READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Broadsheets, Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Red Alert: Maddox Jolie-Pitt’s Forced Labour

ALLISON Person is considering the lives of Angelina and Brad Pitt’s children.

Having said Knox and Vivienne are “as edible as sugared almonds”, Pearson of the Mail considers Cambodian-born Maddox Jolie-Pitt:

“Now there are two new cherubs to compete

READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Caught Out: Britol Car Clampers Play With A Straight Bat

ANORAK is always interested in people who share the same name.

Today we learn in the Sun of a Peter May, the “boss” of a car clamping company.

Peter May is ever the right-handed England XI bat who made his … READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comments (3) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Celebrity Quote Of The Day: Justin Timberlake Hair Cut

JUSTIN Timberlake – former lover to Britney Spears – provides and insight into his celebrity:

“I don’t require hair or nail appointments. I actually cut my own hair – that’s why it’s all the same length” – Sun

For fans … READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jamie’s Hospital Dinners: Patients Catch Rats, Flies And Roaches

A RAT. A “filthy rat.”

“A staggering 20,000 cases of rats, cockroaches and drain flies have been reported by HNS hospitals on just over two years.”

So says the Sun on its front page.

On a brighter note, at least … READ ON

Posted: 6th, August 2008 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0