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Arsenal get serious : Nicolas Pepe becomes a Gooner for £72m

Rejoicing at Arsenal. The Gunners, described by the Sun as “skint”, have invested a club record fee of £72m for Nicolas Pepe. The 24-year-old is on a five-year contract. And … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Meghan Markle : without the money, titles and snobbery and she’s just like us

Meghan Markle doesn’t have a job. So bored is the Duchess of Sussex that she’s apparently taken to writing snooty missives to the local parish council, helping Harry look as … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment


Talking balls: Manchester United mix up and Arsenal’s Pepe not African

Tip-top reporting from the Daily Star, which manages to illustrate a story on Romelu Lukaku with a pen pic of his Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba. It also hails Arsenal’s … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Mick Jagger dances to the theme from ‘On The Buses’ –

Mick Jagger interprets the theme from ‘On The Buses’ – by @CuriousUkTelly:

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Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Celebrities, Music, TV & Radio | Comment


Apollo 11: they injected mice with moon dust

The Apollo 11 crew brought moon dust with them to planet Earth. “We had to prove that we weren’t going to contaminate not only human beings, but we weren’t going … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Technology | Comment


Poetic justice: speeding Devon driver delivers defence in rhyming couplets

Spotted driving at 91 mph on the 60 mph A361 North Devon Link road in 2011, Martin Cassini appeared at Barnstaple Magistrates Court. He deliverd his plea in a series of … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal ARE selling Mustafi

New to gladden the hearts of all Arsenal fans: Shkodran Mustafi is wanted by Monaco and AC Milan. Arsenal reason the German international is worth €30m. the only downside is … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Caster Semenya: a test of biology not gender

Michelle Garcia looks at the fabulous athlete Caster Semenya.

Immediately after that mind-blowing 800-meter final at the 2009 World Championships, some of Semenya’s fellow competitors went for the jugular. Italy’s Elisa … (read more)

Posted: 29th, July 2019 | In: Sports | Comment


Arsenal Transfer Balls: Pepe arrives, Rugani on loan and Tierney ready to sign

Arsenal have recruited Nicolas Pépé – just the medical to pass – and are looking for more recruits. Pitched at 50-1 to win he Premier League, the Gunners are desperately … (read more)

Posted: 29th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


London Tube hero defeats moronic Chelsea fan – video

Who is the hero who helped the moronic Chelsea fan leave the Tube train? And what is it with Chelsea fans and behaving badly on trains?

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Posted: 29th, July 2019 | In: Chelsea, Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment


The only two words you’re allowed to says to Harry and Meghan

Should the Duke and Duchess of Sussex burst info flames, their neighbours must wait until asked to cross the road and wazz on them. Harry and Meghan’s neighbours have been … (read more)

Posted: 28th, July 2019 | In: News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Lord Bramall : victim of Carl Beech and the Met Police PR drive

Sunday People – Nick

Field Marshal Lord Bramall, 95, was maliciously accused of being part of a gang – sorry, ring – who tortured and murdered young boys for sexual kicks. … (read more)

Posted: 28th, July 2019 | In: News | Comment


Transfer News: Liverpool sign Elliott, Arsenal sell winger, Dybala doesn’t want Spurs move

Liverpool have signed Harvey Elliott from Fulham. He’s 16, wears his hair in a bun and boasts the record of becoming the youngest player to feature in the Premier League … (read more)

Posted: 28th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Arsenal bid £72m for Pepe; Zaha also in line; Aubameyang to Manchester United

Arsenal have offered Lille £72m for the brilliant winger Nicolas Pépé. Noises from France and the BBC say the deal is almost done.

If the France-born Ivorian arrives, talk is … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Chuckle Brothers Clickbait : trolling a man’s death for clicks

Chuckle Brothers’ entertainer Paul Elliott has been “forced to deny that he passed away after his late brother Jimmy died this week”. So reports The Metro. How ugly. A grieving … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


You’re gay because your pregnant mum liked anal sex

Up the bum, no harm done

You’re gay because when you were in your mother’s womb she enjoyed anal sex. If she not did not enjoy anal sex, you’re straight. So … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment


Carl Beech sentenced to 18 years – he should sue the police

Can Carl Beech count himself unlucky that his claims to have witnessed the rape and murders of children at the hands of VIP paedophiles, including one former prime minister, were … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: News | Comment


Rutger Hauer : ‘I saw the future’

Rutger Hauer (23 January 1944 – 19 July 2019) is best known for his starring role in Blade Runner (1982), a take on Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Celebrities, Film, Key Posts, News | Comment


Transfer balls: Spurs will get nothing for Alderweireld; Manchester United wait

Transfer Balls: No club bid the £25m that would have triggered Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld’s transfer from Spurs. The Sun reasons that because the deadline for that “bargain of the summer” … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


The VIP paedohile witch-hunt: when belief is enough to damn the innocent

We enjoy digging up the dead to beat them with sticks for our moral gratification, but what about apologising to them? Carl Beech, aka the convicted paedophile and fantasist ‘Nick’ … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Transfer balls: Chelsea may not outbid Everton for Arsenal fan Zaha

One newspaper’s rumour is the other newspapers’ fact

Chelsea are “plotting” to invest £60m in Wilfred Zaha. Arsenal and Everton have been quoted £80m for the Crystal Palace player. But the … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Anti-vegans fined for eating raw squirrels in public

To the Soho Vegan Food Market in Rupert Street, London, where Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22, and Gatis Lagzdins, 29, are biting chunks of raw, dead squirrel. One of them wears a … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Strange But True | Comment


London in the heat-wave of 1976

It’s hot in London. In 1976, the searing heat melted roads. Klaus Hiltscher, occasionally known as the Rock n’ Roll accountant or Affendaddy as he is known on Flickr, snapped away while strolling … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: News | Comment


The 5 best movies of the decade (2010-2019)

Indiewire have listed their 100 best movies of the decade. Any movies released later this year stand not a hope of making the list – because it’s closed. Top of … (read more)

Posted: 25th, July 2019 | In: Film | Comment