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Harry Styles: Not the first popstar to be hit with something on stage (video round-up)

RECENTLY, Harry Styles of One Direction, was pelted in the wang by a stray shoe, thrown from his beloved audience. This writer himself has thrown an errant trainer at The Prodigy, missing the target (Keef) by some distance and hitting the drummer’s cymbal at Reading ’96 (if you have a recording of the show, listen out for it during Poison).

Of course, this kind of behaviour is not to be cheered at… mostly. It is wilfully stupid behaviour, but alas, is all part of the rock ‘n’ roll circus.

Some musicians get bras and drugs thrown at them, which is very nice. Most however, aren’t too pleased with what comes their way.

With that, let us look at some of the most brutal bottlings and weirdest missiles aimed toward people just trying to earn a living.

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Posted: 28th, February 2013 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment (1)

Army overlooks tower blocks in favour of yuppie flats for rooftop missile systems

AN update on those Army missile launchers soon to feature atop blocks of flats in Bow, east London. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) says the ground-based air defence systems could well be stationed on the residential apartment blocks, where they will manned by 10 Army personnel 24/7.

Journalist Brian Whelan, who tweeted the brochure sent to all residents in the block, asks: “Will this make me a target for terrorists?”

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Posted: 29th, April 2012 | In: Sports | Comments (4)

Israel Sells Arms To India With Bollywood Tribute

ISRAELI arms company Rafael is selling goods and services to the Indians. It’s marketing campaign is delivered in the form of a Bollywood video while dancing between missiles.

To the tune of Shakira’s Whenever, Wherever:

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Posted: 11th, March 2009 | In: Money | Comment

MI6 Agent Sells Al Qaeda Data On EBay

IF the Government can be relied upon for anything it is to lose our confidential data.

With one in four of us working for the State, the Government has lots of data to lose.

The one hope is that whoever finds your child benefits history will be unable to make it tally with information they already have on your driving record, your time in prison, your work for national defence and more.

(Image: Beau Bo D’Or)

Today’s data disaster is that an MI6 agent left secrets about Al-Qaeda on the digital camera he sold on eBay.

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Posted: 30th, September 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (8)