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The Glass Riddle – Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie & Jennifer Aniston’s Puzzler

BRAD Pitt and Angelina Jolie occupy familiar position on the Enquirer’s front page.

“BRAD CHEATING RIDDLE!” screams the headline. And – shock of shocks – there is no mention of Jennifer … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)


Rudy Giuliani’s Third Lady, John Edwards, Jews, Arabs & Swallowing The 300

Rudy Giuliani’s Third Lady, John Edwards, Jews, Arabs & Swallowing The 300.

Future First Ladies & Third Husbands

JOHN Edwards’ wife has incurable cancer, Hillary Clinton’s husband raised over $70,000 during a … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Cherie Blair – Tightrope Walker, Juggler, Tony Blair’s Wife

“A BABY is born. A child develops a high fever. The boiler breaks down. A parent suffers a stroke. These are the everyday events that throw a working woman’s delicate … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment (1)


Arsenal Takeover Mystery

AS Arsenal buy yet another teenage prodigy in Arsene Wenger’s quest to field the first-ever pre-pubescent Premiership team, Arsenal fans’ interest has turned to boardroom shenanigans.

As the last of the … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Gordon Brown’s Rubbish Budget

WITH all the Budget talk you’d think there was no other news, but yesterday the Lyons Report was buried published in local government finance,  writes Dizzy.

The Government “welcomed” the report … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


George Osbourne’s Tuppence Worth

AS the dust settles on Gordon Brown’s less-than-exciting two penny budget, people wanting to claim for the government’s tax credits scheme will have to wade through a voluminous 60 page … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment


Don’t Bank On It – RBS Staff Brought To Account

WHAT with underhanded bank charges and a colourful history of dodgy dealing, one could be forgiven in thinking that the banking establishment had all the morals of a money-grabbing ethically … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment (1)


Girl Power – Victoria Beckham & David Beckham At It Like Rabbits

VICTORIA wants a baby with her Day-vid.

And, as the Star reports, Sticky Vicky doesn’t just want any baby but a girl baby.

Of course, this quest has been well documented in … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Tabloids | Comments (4)


Queen Elizabeth’s Crime Scene

Did you see it? Were you there? Tell me what you think in this week’s caption contest…
… (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Caption Competition | Comments (74)


Heather Mills Shakes A Leg On Dancing With The Stars

HEATHER Mills continues to qualify for a disabled parking permit over her and partake in pro-celebrity dancing over there.

Mills is a woman who is all things to all men.

And the … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (3)


Bob Woolmer Murder – Broken Neck & Snake Venom

IF the plan was to make more people notice the sport, then this Cricket World Cup has achieved its objective by some distance.

For the few actually watching the show on … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comments (4)


Black From White

A Hispanic woman and her white husband are suing a Manhattan fertility clinic after they had a black baby.

An obstetrician at the clinic first told the couple that their baby … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Strange But True | Comment (1)


Al Gore’s Emergency Call

FORMER Vice President Al “The Goracle” Gore took his environmental message to the heart of government yesterday with an appearance before two house committees and one senate committee.

The Nobel Peace … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Hillary Clinton’s Man Comes Clean

BARACK Obama’s presidential campaign suffered another bump yesterday when it emerged that an employee of a company that runs his campaign website was behind a Hillary-bashing video that has taken … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


You Say Episcopalian, I Say Anglican…

WHO says religious Americans are a bunch of right-wing nutcases? The Episcopalian Church in the US is suffering because it is too liberal.

The church moved a step closer to being … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment


Gordon Brown – Because He’s Worth It

GORDON Brown has stopped.

THE Royal Mint has moved quickly to ensure that there will be enough two pence pieces in circulation in time for the drop in income tax announced … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (2)


Flare Is Flare

WITH the Beebs’ hit cop drama ‘Life On Mars’ giving us a weekly retro-hit of the Seventies, some of the era’s most memorable icons are shaping up for a court-room … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comment


The Apprentice – Alan Sugar’s New Marketing Staff

WHAT if the contestants on Celebrity Love Island never left?

Impossible, say you. Without them what would the Star do for news and who would appear on Channel 4’s 100 Best … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comments (3)


Homes Under The Hammer

WHILE most of the nation will be unenthusiastically pondering the few quid they are likely to have gained from the Budget, those living in the Surrey stockbroker belt are enjoying … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (2)


It’s Not Over – The Bob Woolmer Mystery

YOU have to feel some sympathy for Ireland’s cricketers.

There to make up the numbers, the Irish beat the might of Pakistan in the World Cup only to have their moment … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Back pages | Comment


Gulping Gordon Brown’s Budget – Drugs Dealers Delighted

GULPING Gordon Brown’s last minute Budget proclamation that the Stalinist/Socialist/Thatcherite (delete where applicable) would cut income tax by a whole 2p is greeted with unbridled hysteria and near-orgasmic ecstasy by … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Money | Comments (4)


Hillary Clinton In Big Brother Conversationgate

HILLARY Clinton in conversation with Big Brother. 

Quote: “One month ago, I began a conversation with you… I hope you’ve learned a little bit more about what I’m believing and trying … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Uncategorized | Comments (6)


Big Brother Danielle Lloyd Winds Up Bent, Sheringham & Gascoigne

YOU join us in London’s Funky Buddha night club where Big Brother bully Danielle Lloyd is executing a wind and grind.

Readers may expect an English girl like Danielle to favour … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2007 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1)


Rick Rubin On What Is A Jessica Simpson

RECORD producer Rick Rubin is playing 20 question with freinds in a New York eatery.

As he tells Esquire magazine:

“I WAS with a group of friends and we were having dinner … (read more)

Posted: 21st, March 2007 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Sanjaya Malakar Makes American Idol Weep

AMERICAN Idol’s Sanjaya Malakar stopped whispering.

Who needs call centres in India? asks Tabloid Baby. Sanjaya Malakar’s unexpectedly uninhibited and totally bizarre performance last night, aided by a deft director who … (read more)

Posted: 21st, March 2007 | In: TV & Radio | Comment (1)