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Army gives Sergeant Glyn Gurner lost medals on his 100th birthday

Many happy returns Sergeant Glyn Gurner. Mr Gunner is 100 years old today. To mark the date, the British Army presented him with a gift: the medals he lost 70 … (read more)

Posted: 12th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Mesut Ozil look alike Daniel Kaye jailed for DoS attack on African internet

Ozil … (read more)

Posted: 12th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Key Posts, News | Comment


Spurs balls: Levy tells Manchester United his price for Pochettino

How much is Mauricio Pochettino worth to Spurs? The BBC says Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will not let manager Pochettino join Manchester United, even if the Old Trafford club offer … (read more)

Posted: 12th, January 2019 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Police seek man who stole blue siren from police car

Amanda Nunn, a journalist at ITN, alerts us to the police hunt. Does this man know anything about a blue siren lights allegedly stolen from the top of the police … (read more)

Posted: 12th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


Jews laugh at claims Jeremy Corbyn isn’t an anti-Semite – but not in the Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn is upset by people calling him an anti-Semite. Emily Thornberry, the shadow foreign secretary, told Jewish charity Limmud at a meeting in Birmingham that Corbyn finds it “difficult … (read more)

Posted: 11th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Passenger turns her airport purgatory into a 1980s-style pop video

Tweeter @katiemgould kept her blood moving as she waited four hours for a plane by making this video to You Make My Dreams by Hall & Oates. The cat in the video … (read more)

Posted: 11th, January 2019 | In: Music, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Transfer Balls: £40m reasons for Arsenal to thank Aaron Ramsey

Having been told Aaron Ramsey has signed with Juventus but will remain on the Arsenal books until June (Sky), the media now says he’s signed nothing. Juventus are now mere … (read more)

Posted: 10th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Arsenal: Aaron Ramsey takes the money and lingers

Arsenal can continue to pick and play Aaron Ramey until the season ends at which point he’ll head to Italy for five years, says Sky Sports. Ramsey will earn around … (read more)

Posted: 10th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Transfer Balls: Liverpool old boy Coutinho to Manchester United and maybe Man City

The Manchester Evening News rivals the Daily Express for Transfer Balls – that strain of football reporting that treats readers as mugs. The latest tosh is that former Liverpool players … (read more)

Posted: 9th, January 2019 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, Liverpool, Manchester City, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Salinas doorbell licker caught on camera

To Salinas, California, Roberto Daniel Arroyo, 33, has allegedly one filmed licking a the Dungan family’s doorbell. Arroyo allegedly also nicked extension cords from the Dungan’s Christmas decorations. David Dungan … (read more)

Posted: 9th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


The oh deer hunter – Spotlighting killer accidentally grasses up herself

The woman was chuffed to have shot dead a “bigo buck,” a large deer. It was dark, see, and she was testing his skills in killing an unarmed vegetarian. The … (read more)

Posted: 9th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


Transfer Balls: Spurs are ready to sell Eriksen

Real Madrid like the look of Christian Eriksen, the Spurs player whose contract expires in 2020. Eriksen earns about £70,000- a-week at Tottenham. He wants an improved deal. Chances are … (read more)

Posted: 9th, January 2019 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Highlights from Mrs Nick Clegg’s Standard Interview

Mrs Nick Clegg, Miriam Gonzalez Durentez, is talking to the Standard about moving to California for her husband’s new job with Facebook and Brexit. Highlights of the softest of puff … (read more)

Posted: 8th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


500,000 Go Missing At People’s Vote March

The figures were in: 700,000 people had walked the streets of London in a demand for a second EU referendum, a so-called People’s Vote. Numbers matter when you’re marching. The … (read more)

Posted: 8th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Transfer Balls: Dembele quits Spurs and shames Arsenal

Arsenal fans watching their club get no transfer fee for Aaron Ramey will be doubtless pleased to note that Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele is costing Chinese Super League club Beijing … (read more)

Posted: 8th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Spurs Balls: Pochettino gets ready to quit Invincible Spurs in 2034

Mauricio Pochettino has “cast doubt on his future” at Tottenham Hotspur, says the Times. Or as the BBC puts it: “Mauricio Pochettino says he hopes to be Tottenham boss for … (read more)

Posted: 8th, January 2019 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Arsenal fans support Spurs Yid Army

 

We’re back talking about the ‘Yid Army’ and Spurs fans right to sing what they want to. This week something called The World Jewish Congress – I’ve not been invited … (read more)

Posted: 7th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Carl Benjamin versus the bowdlerized Web

‘Validate me’

 

Carl Benjamin, aka Sargon of Akkad, is no longer appearing on Patreon, the funding platform self-explained as: “Patreon is a membership platform that makes it … (read more)

Posted: 7th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, Money, News | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal wait to ‘welcome’ £8m Denis Suarez

Having welcomed Denis Suarez to Arsenal, the Daily Mirror now tells its readers: “Barcelona are determined not to sell Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez, 25, to Arsenal.” So which is it … (read more)

Posted: 7th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Transfer Balls: Arsenal bid £10m over asking price for Cengiz Under

Arsenal fans reading about the club’s moves for Roma’s Turkish forward Cengiz Under will be confused as to what the club has bid. The Press are guessing. So far we’ve … (read more)

Posted: 7th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Bob Einstein tells a funny and a revolting joke

Bob Einstein has died aged 76. Best known for playing Marty Funkhouser in Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm, Einstein is seen here telling a joke at a show Q&A.

 

Want to hear a … (read more)

Posted: 7th, January 2019 | In: Celebrities, News, TV & Radio | Comment


Transfer Balls: Arsenal swoop for Barcelona sub Denis Suarez

More from the twilight world of football transfer reporting as the Mirror tells readers: “Welcome to Arsenal Denis Suarez.” One problem with the scoop is that Spaniard hasn’t left Barcelona. … (read more)

Posted: 6th, January 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Wayne Rooney arrested for swearing – US police hunt bear who shat in woods

 

Wayne Rooney has been arrested and fined in Virginia, USA, for being intoxicated in public and – get this – swearing. A footballer swearing is an offence? Is the Vatican … (read more)

Posted: 6th, January 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Transfer balls: Toby Alderweireld halts new Spurs deal – yours for £25m

What to do with a player who think he’s made for better – and better paid – things? Arsenal showed Aaron Ramsey the door when he asked for a huge … (read more)

Posted: 5th, January 2019 | In: Sports, Spurs, Tabloids | Comment