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Kathy Sierra Gets Her Blog Knocked Off

A BATTLE is raging in the blogosphere after a blogger hung up her keyboard and complained to police after receiving online death threats.

Marketing and technology blogger Kathy Sierra started getting … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)


Dance, Dance Michael Flatley

MICHAEL Flatley, self-styled Lord of the Dance, is wearing a tweed jacket with leather elbow protectors.

On lesser men this look would be hard to pull off and forgive.

But we can … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


The War On Terror Anthem Contest

THEY’LL be blue rinses over Dame Vera Lynn’s 90th birthday party.

There will also be Cilla Black’s vivid red, Dame Edna Everage’s electric mauve and Ronnie Corbett dressed as Rupert Bear.

At … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)


United Kingdom Of Sainsbury

THE continuing plans to turn Britain into one giant supermarket were given another boost today when friend of the community Sainsbury’s published healthy new sales figures.

With a number of private … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment (1)


New Labour – New Poverty

IN a blow to Gordon Brown, new figures reveal that poverty is on the increase in these fair isles for the first time in six years, news that reflects rather … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (2)


Ofcom Cuts Phone Bills

OFCOM have decided to cut the cost of calling mobiles, says the Times.

The communications regulator will impose the price cuts until 2011, with the average home phone bills likely to … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (2)


No Armour Done – Child Stab Vests & Barcode Babies

TOUGH on crime, tough on the causes of crime. And because people cause most crimes – let’s not forget the magpies – it’s time to get tough on people.

So here’s … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)


Police stumped in Bob Woolmer “Crime Of Passion”

VIDEO evidence has an established role in modern cricket and there is good reason to believe the Bob Woolmer case will be solved.

Mark Shields, the Jamaican’s policeman leading the hunt … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment (1)


Scent Packing – Snoop Banned & P Diddy Beats Beckham

“HE’S a better footballer than me but my fragrance smells better,” says P Diddy of D Beckham.

Scents, as they were once called, are an extension of the celebrity’s personality. P. … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (4)


Slim Pickings – Nicole Richie On Paris & Wrap

NOW that Nicole Richie is not rake thin, what is she?

Showbiz is full of sorry tales of how the great and good thought they could change. Against much professional advice … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Jungle Mums – Kerry Katona & Jordan

AND so it comes to this. After years of creating celebrity ice dancers, pig tossers and bigots, the final reckoning: JORDAN V KERRY.

OK! traces the feud back to is roots … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Celebrities, OK! | Comment


New York Is A Cautionary Tale – London Beware

FIRST they came for the smokers and I did not speak up because I was not a smoker.

Londoners beware. If New York is anything to go by you’ll soon have … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Building The 2012 London Olympics From Scratchcards

WEMBLEY – the new Wembley – is ready and one day so too will be the new Olympic complex in the East End of London. And Beau Bo D’Or has … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment


PC’s Supermarket Sweep

AS big corporations continue to get even more money out of us by whatever means necessary, a humble copper has managed to stick one in the eye of big business, … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Jordan ‘n’ Peter Are America’s New Posh ‘n’ Becks

POSH ‘n’ Becks, Ant ‘n’ Dec and now Jordan ‘n’ Peter Andre are heading to the United States. Tabloid ‘n’ Baby takes a look.

UH oh. First Ant & Dec and … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (4)


More Council Tax

THAT mess of rubbish strewn on the ground after the bin-men have been, those street-lights than haven’t worked for years, the graffiti on the wall outside that has never been … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment (1)


Barclay’s Diamond Geezer

AS large swathes on the British population continue to challenge their banks over illegal bank charges, let’s spare a thought for the appropriately monikered Barclays president Bob Diamond.

The Independent tells … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (2)


Recycling Fat Children

WITH the papers’ daily hunt for fat children failing to throw up a new name to gawp at, the Mail instead looks at the thin.

“Anorexic at the age of 6,” … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (2)


Bob Woolmer Murder – Hanger-Oners Wanted

“WANTED BY WOOLMER COPS,” announces the Mirror’s front page.

Readers who had expected the Cricket World Cup to be about palm trees, sunburnt necks and women in conch-shell bikini tops instead … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment


Ana & The King – Prince William Has A Brazilian

PRINCE William is in a nightclub.

This much we know. William has already been pictured with “leggy blonde” Lisa Agar, 19. News was that William invited Lisa back to barracks for … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (2)


Looking The Bomb – New RAF Range

“DOES MY BOMBER LOOK BIG IN THIS?” asks the Sun.

It is impossible to give a full and frank answer to this poser, what with readers only seeing the new RAF … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


A Poem To Solve A Murder

WHO is the mystery poet who can solve the murder of Paul Kelly?

Kelly, 32, was found stabbed to death outside the Longacre pub, bath, on New Year’s Day. The killer … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (5)


Anna Nicole Smith’s Autopsy Game

ANNA Nicole Smith had a ¾ x ½ inch flat scar on the “upper inner aspect of the right breast quadrant”.

Such was the gargantuan size of the Smith bosom that … (read more)

Posted: 26th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (6)


Hugh Grant & Jemima Khan’s Double Take

HUGH Grant has been spotted twice in the company if Ms Jemima Khan.
 

One spotting occupies the front page of the Evening Standard, the
London paper that gives Tube travelers a break … (read more)

Posted: 26th, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)


Cathy Seipp Gets Her Dues

Cathy Seipp gets her dues.

THE New York Times has its biases and quirks in determining whose life is deserving of mention in its obituaries of record and often leaves us … (read more)

Posted: 26th, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment