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Adam Johnson: a ‘cushy’ life at Holme away from home

Adam Johnson, the former Sunderland footballer serving a six-year prison sentence for sexual activity with a girl of 15, is in a “Cushy” cell. So says the Sun, which features … (read more)

Posted: 12th, April 2016 | In: Reviews, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


David Cameron: man makes modest investment, BBC gets owned by tax expert (Video)

You might not like David Cameron, but anyone sane should know that the fuss over his tax affairs is nonsense. The business pages of the Press – and the BBC’s … (read more)

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Money, Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Arsenal balls: Wenger is crap, Keown is a one-man team and The Sun is clueless

Arsenal and West Ham United draw 3-3 and the Sun says it;s more evidence that Arsene Wenger is crap:
“Isn’t it funny the Wenger empire was built on  a defence he inherited … (read more)

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


Highgate toilet for rent at £3000 A Year

Up the tofu mountain we trudge to Highgate, where James Atherton is looking to rent out his toilet. James owns a standalone bog inside a block of flats at the bottom … (read more)

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


Arsenal fan starts fight with West Ham teddy mascot

Arsenal fans, listen up. If you are going to pick a fight with any of the West Ham mascots, we’d not go for the massive teddy called Bubbles the Bear. Football is … (read more)

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment (1)


‘Die Queen’: Der Spiegel writes awkward headline

Der Spiegel has words for Her Majesty:

 

Prince Charles is away…

Spotter: YoungVulgarian … (read more)

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Reviews, Royal Family | Comment


Manchester United got Van Gaal and Spurs get to dream

 

Does Louis Van Gaal regret turning down Spurs in 2014? “The challenge was bigger for me at Manchester United and shall always be bigger,” says Van Gaal. “I’m sorry for Tottenham but … (read more)

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Pranked Burger King staff break windows to stop restaurant exploding

 

“It’s nothing I ever came across so I didn’t know what to do,” says Burger King employee Ethan Grewe, who works at the eatery in Coon Rapids, Minnesota,. “The caller told my manager the fire … (read more)

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


Airport Authority of India orders: ‘No Eating Carpet’

 

The Airport Authority of India is an equal opportunities employer. … (read more)

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


Howard Marks: celebrity drug smuggler dies

Howard Marks has died. He was 70.
Jailed in the US in 1990 after being convicted of smuggling cannabis, he recalled his exploits in a best-selling autobiography, Mr Nice, which was … (read more)

Posted: 11th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Hitler obeys orders and leaves his keys to Tegernsee

“Adieu, Adolf!” salutes the Tegernseers Stimme newspaper. After a mere 83 years, the Tegernsee burghers have stripped Hitler of his “freedom of the city”.

Should the dead controversialist seek to roam the town in … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Manchester United Martial in XXX Factor sex balls

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial is no longer with his wife. The Sun says the “French ace romped with X Factor wannabe Emily Wademan in Paris while his wife Samantha was at … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Luton Labour Party councillor suspended over anti-Semitic tweets

 

People in Luton voted for Warwick University student Aysegul Gurbuz to be their Labour Party councillor. The 20-year-old student of Politics and Sociology has been suspended “over claims she called Hitler ‘the greatest … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Life apes Fawlty Towers: man arrested for assaulting car

The Ford Taurus took the brunt of Mikhail Igrevich Belenky’s assault. The student 19, of Howard Lake, Minnesota, was seen screaming and hitting the vehicle on the Winona State University campus.

Police were … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Suits you David Cameron: The Guardian gets it wrong on tax

More tax illiteracy in the Guardian, which has seen David Cameron’s tax return:
It’s not all hardship, though. The prime minister’s own party supports him where necessary, the returns reveal. Expenses met … (read more)

Posted: 10th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians, Reviews | Comment


Manchester United and Spurs balls: Kane and Pochettino got their separate ways

Big news in the Sun that Tottenham striker Harry Kane has “urged” manager Mauricio Pochettino to remain at White Hart Lane and snub any move to Manchester United.

 

That in the Sun, which … (read more)

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


Manchester United: players earn less in line with Moyes and Van Gaal

Manchester United’s players will earn less money if they fail to qualify for next season’s Champions League, says the Times. The paper reasons that “players and coaching staff stand to lose … (read more)

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


Bill Clinton shouts over Black Lives Matter protesters – good

 

“How dare Bill Clinton shout over Black Lives Matter protesters,” writes Steven W Thrasher in the Guardian. Very quickly we realise why:
I’ll admit it: I’m prejudiced.

Whenever I see a conflict between … (read more)

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


The New Day front page looks a lot like last month’s That’s Life magazine

In today’s The New Day newspaper, read the story of a mum who wants to have her son’s baby:

 

 

You might have read the same story in the March 31 issues of That’s Life … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Reviews, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment


How common is your birthday?

 

How common is your birthday?

Spotter: The Atlantic … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Reviews | Comment


Sex Injunction: tabloids await the invention of internet and telephone

 

Do not tell us the name of the celebrity in the sex injunction case. We can’t afford the libel bills. Just know that the injunction involving celebrity ‘PJS’ and his partner ‘YMA’ … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Celebrities, Tabloids | Comment (1)


Manchester United balls: Mourinho and his agent look at homes in Cheshire

Hold the back page! No sooner has the Daily Mirror given Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal a “boost” with news that Jose Mourinho is being courted by Real Madrid … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


David Cameron, tax havens and other Guardian news

 

Big news in the Guardian on David Cameron’s tax affairs:
David Cameron’s father sought legal advice on best tax havens
Did Ian Cameron, for it is he, seek advice from the same experts who advise the, … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Politicians, Reviews | Comments (5)


Manchester United balls: Real move for Mourinho

The Daily Mirror says Manchester United are on “red alert”. The story is that Real Madrid are “plotting” to rehire Jose Mourinho. This, we’re told, is a “boost” to current … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2016 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal sign Granit Xhaka with a cheeky smile

Transfer Balls: The Metro reads all sorts of things into a smile, telling its reader bots:
Arsene Wenger smile hints Granit Xhaka to Arsenal transfer could be done
Says Wenger:
“At the moment, … (read more)

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