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Barclaycard Won’t Take No For An Answer

WE all get them, those annoying marketing phone calls that interrupt your dinner or the dramatic climax of EastEnders. Yet despite organisations such as the Telephone Preference Service doing their … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2007 | In: Money | Comment


NatWest Holiday Money

GOT your passport? Check. Swimsuit? Check. Anti-diarrhoea tablets? Check. But what about a suitcase full of cash?
Banking giant NatWest has now decided to squeeze a few more quid out of … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2007 | In: Money | Comment (1)


Danielle Lloyd Pulls It Off

“DANI’S Knickers are down at Asda.”While its rivals lead with news of the horror in Virginia, the Star proves that whatever time it goes to print, it will always be … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (3)


Middleton Volleys And Prince William Is Missing

UNUSUAL of the Express to place its front-page headline “32 SHOT DEAD BY JEALOUS GUNMAN” alongside a picture of Kate Middleton holding a tennis racket.

On one side massed death and … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (2)


Virginia Tech – Unbearable Truths

“THE VIRGINIA TECH MASSACRE,” announces the Sun’s front page.

There is a picture of a victim being carted from the scene. Blood trickles down a bare leg. Four thickset police hold … (read more)

Posted: 17th, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (4)


Big Brother Danielle Lloyd’s New Breasts – Pictures

CELEBRITY Big Brother housemate emeritus Danielle Lloyd is reported to be after a job she is ideally suited for – a boob job. (Geddit?)

The former lover of former England footballer … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Moderate Muslims In Pakistan And London Protest

A VIEW of Pakistan – and no nutcases in sight as moderates protest against the extremists.

“Tens of thousands of people rallied in Pakistan’s biggest city, Karachi, on Sunday to show … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Richard Gere And Shilpa Shetty Say ‘No Condom, No Sex’

“NO condom, no sex,” Richard Gere tells an audience of truck drivers at an Aids awareness event in New Delhi.

“What about a hamster?” one fires back. “What do I get … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comments (2)


Is Staring Islamophobia?

IS staring Islamophobia?

And note that, according to the OED, you can stare from or with “surprise, admiration, bewilderment,  stupidity, horror, impertinent curiosity”.

This from the Times:

“PUPILS and teachers have been told … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)


Rolling News Is For Cynics

ARE people who follow the news more liekly to lampoon it and disbelieve what they see? And do people who don’t follow the news watch Fox?

The New York Times has … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Tony Blair ‘Snogs’ Des Browne

DES Browne says there has been “no apology and no deal” with Iran to secure the release of the 15 British personnel.

But becaues we all need to find out what … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Delhi Belly And Me

IN an article entitled “Street food is curbed to beat Delhi belly”, the Times says the Supreme Court has banned cooking at street stalls in Delhi.

Hawkers have been ordered to … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


British Marines Freed By Lutherean Militia

BRITISH Marines released by Lutheran militia group. This from the IowaHawk wire service:

“WALCOTT, IOWA – Clad in civilian Reeboks and Gem sweaters, clutching pink gift bags filled with hot Maid … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Celebrity Adoption Quote Of The Day – Halle Berry

HALLE Berry tells us:

“Maybe I will adopt somewhere down the road if that is the only way to bring a child into my life.

There are lots of children that need … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


National Union of Journalists Shows Anti-Israel Bias

MOST of us, I suspect, have forgotten about the existence of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the UK and Ireland, writes EU Referendum.

They were the people who, back … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Gordon Brown Meets President Bush – Shocking Pictures

GORDON Brown has held his first formal meeting with President Bush in Washington.

Says Gordon in the Guardian: “People are moving away from that [celebrity] to what lies behind the character … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


German Army – “Shoot The Blacks”

TAKE a look at this video of the German Army in training. They are told to imagine they are in the Bronx – aiming at Afro-Americans. Nice.

… (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Prince William, Two Other Women, Princess Diana And Britney Spears

WILL Prince William (GSOH, own teeth, good prospects) regrets dumping Kate Middleton (former Princess Diana look-alike)?

“Has Wills made a massive mistake?” asks the Express on its front page.

“I just want … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment (1)


The Middleton Class – Why Prince William Dumped Kate Middleton

FAREWELL Kate Middleton, The People’s Girlfriend, to Prince William.

Not that Kate ever stood a chance of being Williams’ wife. You see, it’s all a matter of class, breeding if you … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (20)


The Bob Woolmer Mystery’s ‘Poison Clue’

THE Bob Woolmer mystery is not over.

There remains the possibility that Woolmer was killed in a crime of passion. That he was offed by the Mafia. That he was assassinated … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Back pages | Comments (2)


No Show Without Richard & Judy

SOME two months after the outing of Richard and Judy’s phone-in quiz scam, the Mirror reports that not a single viewer “ripped-off” in the debacle has been reimbursed.

While a hotline … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Money | Comment


The Green Ming – LibDems And Green Shield Stamp Duty

RAISING their voices to let us know that they are still alive, yet alone still around, the Lib Dems are proposing that homeowners face a retrospective rise in stamp duty … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Taxing Adults On School Uniforms

HOW many adults do you know who don school uniforms on a day-to-day basis?

(This question is open to everyone save for members of Her Majesty’s Navy, Krankies enthusiasts and … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Any Girl Will Do – Joseph Stars And Den Of Vice

“DREAM SHOW VICE SHOCK,” says the Star’s front-page headline, and we are engrossed and intrigued.

A picture of Any Dream Will Do host Graham Norton adds to the sense of shock. … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Kate Moss Takes A Hit Of Ice From Kasabian

“THAT really f*cking hurt, why did he do that?” asks Kate Moss.

As the Mirror reports, Kate has just been smacked in the head by a lump of ice tossed by … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comment