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The Dow Is Going To Crash Like In 1987?

THE chart at The Big Picture claims to show the parallel between 1987 and 2007.

To refresh: on October 19 1987 worldwide stock market collapsed after shares on Wall Street suffered … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)


Hope For Lonesome George: Last On A Dying Breed

LONESOME George is a Galapagos giant tortoise. He is believed to be the only example of his species left alive in the world. His death will bring about the extinction … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Princess Diana And The Holy Grail: William And Harry’s Dream

TODAY Princess Diana is wearing pearl earrings on a diamond clasp.

The Express’s Diana News-ometer points towards a bright and sunny day with showers over the lower part of Lincolnshire. And … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Royal Family | Comment


British Teach Them To Speak Foreign Properly

THE best thing about ex-pats is that they don’t live here.

But they are doing a good job over there, teaching the locals about the horrors of life in the UK … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (7)


Israel: A Masterclass In Open Debate On War In Lebanon

WRITING in the Guardian, Jonathan Freedland looks at the Israeli investigation into the county’s second Lebanon war.

The result is a tribite to Isrel’s country’s open govenment, if not its leaders … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Muslim Extremism in Britain: Ban Hizb ut-Tahrir

ED Husain was once part of the secret cell structure of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an extremist organisation banned in most Muslim countries. The group promotes racism, calls suicide bombers martyrs, and … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (6)


Prince Harry Kills Abu Ayyub al-Masri

THAT Prince Harry is off to Iraq is a matter of recorded fact and order. But is he going to war? As the Express hears him say: “No, because I … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Do Not Badger The Witness: Lord John Browne Is Run Out Of BP

FOR those of you not turned on to the delights of badger watching, there is “exercising in Battersea Park”.

Lord Browne of Madingley found himself behaving in such a fashion. And … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)


Ultras Stupid: Vow To Kill Manchester United Fans

“WE’LL KILL MAN UTD FANS.”

The Star’s front-page headline promises much. And none of it pleasant.

British book shops have shelves dedicated to the stories of sad men who see football fandom … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment


Hollywood Star Pays £4m to join The Circus

RESIDENTS of the picturesque town of Bath are steeling themselves for the imminent arrival of a bona fide Hollywood bad boy.

The Mirror reveals that Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage is coughing up … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Channel 4 Profits Fall: More Big Brother

COULD Channel 4 actually cram any more lowest-common-denominator reality TV shows into its schedule?

Well, according to the Telegraph, the once ground-breaking channel may be forced into producing even more cheap, … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Insurance Scams On The Increase: PPI

AS we now know all too well, banks will do their utmost to squeeze every last penny out of their customers and now consumer group Which? has revealed that consumers … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, May 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Mitt Romney For Earth President

MITT Romney for President. Thinks he has a chance? What about Willard Mitt Romney for President? More of a chance or less?

Willard Mitt Romney is a Mormon.

Willard Mitt Romney’s favouite … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (7)


Afghanistan: War On Terror – Not War On Drugs

FOR as long as the War on Terror has been raging we have bene told about the war on drugs – Afghanis grow opium and ihey must be stopped.

Problem is, … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Shock And Phwoar: Deborah Jeane Palfrey Defrocks Randall Tobias And Harlan Ullman

YOU can almost hear the clearing of throats and the straightening of ties as an alleged Washington DC Madam prepares to blow the whistle on dozens of high-profile clients.

Deborah Jeane … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


How the Falklands Was Won: Ashtray At 3 O’Clock

TWENTY-five years ago, Flt Lt Martin Withers took Black Buck 1 on abombing raid of bombing run on Stanley airfield, Falklands Islands.

He was flying a Vulcan, a less than … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


Can We Trust Plankton To End Global Warming?

GLOBAL warming can be cured. Hurrah! And, as the NY Times reports, Russ George, the chief executive of Planktos, wants to grow huge floating fields of plankton, in part to … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Red On Red Downs Abu Ayyub al-Masri

MORE signs that the war in Iraq is being won comes from Fox News:

“Iraqi officials have received reports that the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq was killed by Sunni … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Global Warming On Mars (Pictures)

GLOBAL warming is happening. The ice-caps are melting fast. (Picture: The Spine)

As the Times reports:

“Mars is being hit by rapid climate change and it is happening so fast that the … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Prince Harry Leads The Ronald McDonald Army To Victory in Iraq

TALLY-Ban! Prince Harry will go to Iraq and win the war!

In the next few weeks, Harry will be deployed to Iraq.

General Sir Richard Dannatt, Chief of the General Staff, says … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (7)


What Will Become Of Guantanmo Bay Prisoners?

WHAT will become of the Guantanmo Bay prisoners? Is there a sink estate in Sheffield we can house them in? Or is that too cruel and inhumane?

This from the Washington … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Getting High On Cheese And Cake

CHEESE, a new drug is hitting the headlines in the US.

As reported:

“The deaths of at least 18 teenagers, ranging from ages 15 to 18, have been linked to the mixture … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Barbra Streisand: You Don’t Bring Me Money Anymore

LEGENDARY singer and gay icon, Barbra Streisand is planning to make a killing when she plays her only UK show this year.

According to the Mirror, the Oscar-winning superstar is set … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Money | Comments (6)


Gordon Brown And John Reid’s ‘Mobile World’

A SPLIT in the Home Office? Gordon Brown says this? John Reid says that.

Dizzy investigates:
“IN response to a question from Michael Gove yesterday about what discussions John Reid had with … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Bank On God: Thou Shalt Not Go Bankrupt

SADDLED with enormous debt? Frightened you will lose your home? Well now there is a new, rather divine financial consultant on the block, ready to help you get your finances … (read more)

Posted: 1st, May 2007 | In: Money | Comment