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Paul Gascoigne is not dead – papers continue to humilate him

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has triggered “fears”. The Sun shows a picture of Gazza and says, “There were new fears for Paul Gascoigne last night after he accidentally exposed … (read more)

Posted: 11th, July 2016 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


David Cameron channels Bertie Wooster as media abandons Angela Eagle: videos

Right. OK. Andrea Leadsom has gone. Theresa May is now the only candidate in the ‘race’ to become the next British Prime Minister.

Angela Eagle wants to be the next … (read more)

Posted: 11th, July 2016 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Volley-bull: rodeo bulls toss men inside Zorbs into the air

Move with the times, Spain. In Minnesota men inside Zorbs – inflatable bubbles – are getting tossed into the air by bulls. It’s all good, clean harmless fun at the Waconia Minnesota Professional Rodeo.

 

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Posted: 11th, July 2016 | In: Sports, Strange But True | Comment


Arsenal manager Wenger won’t rule out England job

Who will be the next England team manager? Will it be Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger?

Metro says “Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger gives massive England job hint”. Really? This is Wenger who saw England’s … (read more)

Posted: 11th, July 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Monks release 600lbs of restaurant lobster back into the ocean

“If your loved ones were in this situation, what would they like you to do? ” asks Venerable Dan of the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society. As you look at … (read more)

Posted: 11th, July 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Bahamas warns visitors to USA: don’t be black

Your writer spots the Bahamas’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement on black men heading to the USA. Following the assassination of five white police officers in Dallas by black Micah Johnson, and the police … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Manchester United’s secret deal for Ighalo and Liverpool get Clyne by default

Here are a couple of stories that offer insight into how football transfers work. First up the news that last January Manchester United offered a massive £35m for Watford’s Odion … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports | Comment (1)


Transfer balls: Arsenal sign Morata twice as Chelsea gazumped

Rub your eyes Arsenal fans. The Telegraph says Arsenal are planning to gazump Chelsea and bid – get this – £65m for Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata.

The Sun tells us Arsenal will offer Morata £144,000-a-week, making … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Transfer balls: Manchester Untied offer Paul Pogba £11m a year and Mata to Juventus

Transfer balls (with the Daily Paul Pogba) brings facts from Spain’s AS: Manchester United have agreed to pay Paul Pogba £11m a year and will table a £100m offer to Juventus for … (read more)

Posted: 10th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


The anti-Brexit picnic triggers the hummus revolution

Today anti-Brexit campaigners held a picnic in Green Park, London, to display solidarity with the European Union. The Standard said it was “aiming to be the biggest picnic London has ever … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Transfer balls: Manchester United ‘agree’ Pogba deal amongst ‘friends’

Transfer balls hears a few more words on Paul Pogba and Manchester United, the club chasing the Frenchman they let go.

The Mirror says United are “closing in” on the Frenchman.

The … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


A referendum on Party members choosing leaders is pure folly

Phillip Collins is of the mind that “party members choosing leaders is pure folly”. Why? That’s how many clubs chose their leaders. Collins doesn’t write the headlines for his Times story, … (read more)

Posted: 9th, July 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Brexit: expert calls for coffin dodgers to have less votes

Democracy Watch spots Dr Piero Moraro, a lecturer in justice studies at Charles Sturt University. Dr Moraro has a fairer way to conduct elections:
We think that “one person, one vote” is … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Divorce watch: Christina Estrada’s handbag allowance was made in Britian

Natalia Potanina, who claims to be exiled in Britain, wants £5 billion from the pockets of Russian Vladimir Potanin. Christina Estrada, 54, would like £196 million off her ex-husband Dr Walid Juffali, 61. Estrada’s claim … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Reviews | Comment


Manchester United: Jose Mourinho says he’s The Different One

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is a right one. Ever since the Portuguese manager declared himself the Special One, journalists have spoken with one voice. At his first Manchester United … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


The animated Crisis of Capitalism

How does an economic crisis work? David Harvey reasons that crisis is an intrinsic part of capitalism itself. Harvey discussed his views in a talk at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, … (read more)

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


Madeleine McCann: who killed Peggy Knobloch?

“Body of German Maddie is found,” says the Daily Star on its page 7. The so-dubbed “German Maddie” is a “missing girl who looked like Madeleine McCann”. How grim. A … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2016 | In: Madeleine McCann, Reviews, Tabloids | Comments (2)


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