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The dire England Support’s Band is finally banned

And the band played on and on and on and on and…

Good news! The Sun says the dire England Supporter’s Band, players of infernal rackets that puncture … (read more)

Posted: 9th, June 2016 | In: Reviews, Sports | Comment


Prisoner sue over removal of marbles from his tattoed penis

To West Virginia where a prisoner is upset medics removed marbles he had implanted in his tattooed penis.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says Adrian King can pursue claims that officials at Huttonsville Correctional … (read more)

Posted: 9th, June 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Daily Mail v Mail Online: Vernon Kay’s vanishing smile

Married Vernon Kay and Tess Daly put on a “show of strength”. The telly twosome “put on a united front as they stepped out for the first time since his … (read more)

Posted: 8th, June 2016 | In: Celebrities, Reviews, Tabloids | Comment


Chelsea: Dr Carneiro is ‘disgruntled’ but Mourinho is just ‘Jose’

Dr Eva Carneiro turned to the courts when Chelsea failed to take a stand against her co-worker Jose Mourinho, who publicly humiliated her. Having rejected the club’s offer of £1.2 million to … (read more)

Posted: 8th, June 2016 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Man finds ‘something from the Bible’ in his Costo salad

“We put the bag in the fridge straight away and had our first serving on Saturday night,” says Ian Lovejoy to the Henley Standard.

“It’s horrible to think about that now because … (read more)

Posted: 8th, June 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Signs: Baltimore gets benched

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Posted: 8th, June 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Jamie Vardy Watch: ‘Snubs’ Arsenal, ‘stuns Wenger’, says nothing

 

“VARDY SNUBS GUNNERS,” declares the Daily Star. Can it be that Jamie Vardy has gone back on his verbal agreement to join Arsenal?  Jeremy Cross says he will: “Jamie Vardy … (read more)

Posted: 8th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal and the mysterious £25m Mahrez bid

Are Arsenal “close” to signing Leicester City star Rihad Mahrez? Yesterday, the Sun had an “exclusive”. It said Arsenal were in for the Premier League’s top player last season. Sadly, the … (read more)

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment (1)


Jamie Vardy agrees Arsenal move then waits for wounds to heal

Jamie Vardy is in “transfer turmoil,” says the Sun. The paper, which stated Vardy would join Arsenal yesterday, says the Leicester City and England striker is torn between remaining with … (read more)

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Mourinho v Carneiro: Chelsea ‘whores’ and Chelsea ‘girls’

Former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro is at an employment tribunal. Did former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho call her “daughter of a whore” who was only suited to working with … (read more)

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Chelsea, Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


No, John Oliver did not give away nearly $15 million of medical debt

 

John Oliver is the news king of talk telly. But unlike Oprah, he’s not giving  away free cars – he’s burning cash! The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight is a … (read more)

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Celebrities, Money, Reviews, TV & Radio | Comment


Daily Mail: Charlemagne toured the Castello di Sammezzano in Tuscany 80 years after his death

 

Travel news in the Daily Mail, with Georgia Diebelius. She introduces readers to a stunning Moorish castle built in 1605:
These are the haunting images of an Italian castle that still stands … (read more)

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Tabloids, The Consumer | Comment


Prophets of Rage tour dates

Take the lead singers of Public Enemy, Cypress Hill and Rage Against the Machine. Put them together. What do you get?

You get an almighty noise, a massive dose of nostalgia and the chance … (read more)

Posted: 7th, June 2016 | In: Hello! | Comment


Arsenal transfer balls: desperate Wenger buys Leicester glory

Anyone want to play for Leicester City? As news of Jamie Vardy’s apparently imminent departure to Arsenal fills the news media, the Sun says the Gunners are also keen on Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez.

Vardy has taken … (read more)

Posted: 6th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comments (2)


Transfer Balls: Vardy keeps Arsenal and Leicester waiting for the inevitable

Transfer balls: Has Jamie Vardy told Arsenal he is joining them? The Sun said Vardy told the Gunners of his decision before 11:30am this morning, when he and the rest of … (read more)

Posted: 6th, June 2016 | In: Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment (1)


Kerching: Kelvin MacKenzie uses Sun column to promote aspokesmansaid.com

Writing in the Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie praises the readers who saved money on their household insurance with a website called aspokesmansaid.com.

 

 

MacKenzie goes into some detail on how the savings were made.

 

 

At … (read more)

Posted: 6th, June 2016 | In: Key Posts, Money, Tabloids | Comment (1)


Euro 2016: England are well located for trips to dogging site

It’s Euro 2016 and the newspapers are full of fear. Today’s Fear Story is in the Sun, where we learn that the England’s team hotel is next to a dogging site. … (read more)

Posted: 6th, June 2016 | In: Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Jame Vardy’s agent asked Arsenal for transfer

Jamie Vardy to Arsenal is one of the Sun’s lead stories. The back page has Olivier Giroud, the Arsenal striker, saying how much Vardy wants to join Arsenal.

Readers learn that Vardy, … (read more)

Posted: 6th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Welsh girl uses Unicorn toy passports to pass through Turkish customs

In Wales there are dragons. There are also unicorns.Turks know this, which is why Turkey’s customs officers allowed Emily Harris, 98, to pass though customs with a passport identifying her as … (read more)

Posted: 5th, June 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True | Comment


Saudi Arabia ban’s women drivers – invests big money in Uber taxis

On Vox, news of a problem with Uber:
Partnering with a country that won’t let women drive is a huge PR blunder for Uber
Eh? Women can’t drive in oil-rich Saudi Arabia. … (read more)

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


Clarification of the Day

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Posted: 5th, June 2016 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Vardy takes his Arsenal medical today as fans turn on Rebekah

More on the Jamie Vardy’s £20m move from Leicester City to Arsenal story. ESPN says Vardy will take his Arsenal medical today.

The Sunday Express says the Gunners are fearful that unless they sign Vardy before … (read more)

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


University of London study shock: fat kids eat more than thin kids

Amazing facts in the Hindustan Times:
According to a new study in the UK, overweight infants consume larger meals but they do not eat more often than healthy toddlers. Hayley Syrad … (read more)

Posted: 5th, June 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Spurs balls: Harry Kane takes corners because he’s England’s best finisher

Why does Tottenham’s Harry Kane, the Premier League’s top goalscorer, take corners for England? Is the plan to have him bend one into the far corner? It seems utterly bizarre … (read more)

Posted: 4th, June 2016 | In: Sports, Spurs | Comments (2)


Transfer balls: Arsenal tipped to beat Liverpool to Vardy before Euros

Arsenal have made a £22m bid for Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy. The Star says the Gunners have offered Vary £120,000 a week, a big hike in his current basic pay … (read more)

Posted: 4th, June 2016 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Broadsheets, Sports, Tabloids | Comment