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Understanding Financial Markets – a must-see video

How well dow you understand financial markets? In the post-Brexit haze, lots of Remain voters are citing the falling pound and the volatile FTSE index as signs of disaster. Is … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2016 | In: Money, Reviews | Comment


The Shining Cuckoo Clock yells ‘Here’s Johnny’ on the hour

The Shining Cuckoo Clock

 

Know what time it is with this cuckoo clock in the form of the axe scene from The Shining. On the hour every hour Jack Torrance with menace … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2016 | In: Film, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment


Transfer Balls: Pogba to Manchester United as talks progress

Is Paul Pogba on his way to Manchester United? Jason Burt explores the story with his Telegraph readers:
Big problem for Man Utd with Pogba remains persuading him to leave Juve and … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment (1)


Invoke Article 50 NOW! Join the campaign for democracy

 

Invoke Article 50 NOW! is spiked’s campaign for the people’s democratic will to be enforced. The British public were given the vote on whether to leave the European Union. They voted … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2016 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Hooters staff helps set lads straight at Boy Scouts of America camp

How can Boy Scouts of America ensure the lads grow into full-blooded leering heterosexual males who like breasts and more breasts, and don’t fancy men? Boy Scouts of America had a … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Transfer balls: Van Persie and the Arsenal return

Transfer Balls spots the Daily Telegraph’s story that former Arsenal captain is set for a “shock” return to the London club. The paper of record repeats the scoop in the … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Manchester City ignore Wenger’s Arsenal in war on Manchester United

It’s war between Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United and Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. Guardiola has “come out fighting” in “the Clash of the Titans with Jose Mourinho”. So says the Sun. … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Nicola Sturgeon contradicts her European vision for Scotland’s immigrants

Nicola Sturgeon cuts a Presidential figure. In July 2016, the BBC reported her words:
“People from EU countries are an important part of Scotland’s future. I am therefore seeking immediate guarantees … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Winners are grinners: 47% of young Brexit voters wanted to cry

An odd little Brexit story in the Guardian, which reports that “almost half of voters aged 18 to 24 cried or felt like crying when they heard that the UK … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Reviews | Comments (3)


The FA, Andy Walker and The Sun’s PR disaster

Andy Walker is the FA’s “Communications Chief”, says the Sun. Walker has, in his own words, “harnessed a passion for social media to become a specialist within this field”. So good at social … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


England fans in Ibiza shorts-haul holiday hell

 

Outrage in the Daily Star over the England players on holiday in Ibiza. Wayne Rooney and Deli Ali are holidaying on the Spanish island. The Star has a thing about … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Glastonbury: an incredible video shows what festival goers leave behind

When I first saw the videos “things left behind at Glastonbury”, I expected to see Jake passed out in the mud and Sienna entangled in a huge dream catcher. What … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Reviews, The Consumer | Comment


Transfer news: Manchester United’s Mata to Everton, Liverpool eye Pjaca, West Ham await Payet bid

Transfer news: a round-up of football gossip in the Press.

The Liverpool Echo claim Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, 28, is on his way to Everton. Jose Mourinho has, apparently, given Mata’s shirt number to Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports | Comment


Corbyn, Hitler and Press TV

Two stories about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn stand out in today’s media.

ONE: Corbyn the Fearful

The Observer reports that the Labour Party leader is so weak he fears his deputy, Tom … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2016 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Brexit marchers blow their own trumpets and ignore democracy

Did you got on the March For Europe walk? If not, this is how the media followed the anti-Brexit love in.

Forbes: “0.01% Of British Population March In London Against Brexit”

Over 17 million … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Transfer balls: Dortmund mock Manchester United as Mkhitaryan takes the money and runs

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has left the club to join Manchester United. The German club issue a delightful statement:
Following an intensive round of discussions, Borussia Dortmund accepted the Armenian … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2016 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment (1)


Labour in crisis: Diane Abbott asks question about non-existent Indonesian province

Top Shadow Front Bench at the moment. Diane Abbott, shadow secretary of state for health, asks the Government about an Indonesian province that does not exist:
To ask the Secretary of … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2016 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comment (1)


Manchester United sign Mkhitaryan and cash in on fans

More Manchester Untied news now. Having been graced with a year-long audience with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Red Devils have secured the services of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Armenian will complete his … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Reviews, Sports | Comment


Wales into Euro 2016 semi-final – the front pages

Wales, the last British side left in the European Championships, are into the semi-finals. Last night the Welsh were magnificent, beating a fancied Belgian side 3-1. It was a performance versed … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2016 | In: Back pages, Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Brexit cancelled: experts say the result was a ‘draw’

Don’t press the button! Brexit never happened.

 

 

The EU referendum was a 2-2 ‘draw’ says London School of Economics’ expert (but not in democracy) Dr Jo Murkens. He says because Scotland and Northern … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment (1)


Transfer balls: Manchester United get Zlatan and ‘close in’ on Paul Pogba

Manchester United are all over he tabloids backpages. The Star leads with news that Paul Pogba is on his way to United in a deal worth £80m. Looking for facts … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Not all Jews responsible for Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn* hears the new rules on Labour Party racism. What is and what is not permitted is known. Jeremy Corbyn then says at the launch of the party’s report into … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment (1)


Transfer Balls: Manchester United and Liverpool sign Arsenal’s Higuain as Chelsea wait

Transfer Balls favourite Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 28, will not be renewing his contract with Napoli, reports Spain’s Radio Continental. We know, of course, that Higuain plays for Arsenal. The Sun … (read more)

Posted: 29th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


England want Arsenal’s Wenger as Hoddle and Steve McClaren wait

Who will replace Roy Hodgson as the next manager of England and with it the right to hand a top athlete a stuffed lion mascot and order him to take good … (read more)

Posted: 29th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Boris Johnson gets loaded – the tabloids reviewed

In a poll more loaded than George Bush at a frat house party, the Daily Express finds that 80% want Boris Johnson to be the next Prime Minister. And 80% … (read more)

Posted: 28th, June 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment