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Multi-millionaire Jeremy Corbyn attacks Boris Johnson’s ‘Millionaire Friends’

Jeremy Corbyn never made it to the big Google climate shindig. As a man with an estimated net worth of £3million, chances are he wasn’t rich enough to afford a private … (read more)

Posted: 9th, August 2019 | In: Money, News, Politicians | Comment


Did Israeli lander leave life on the moon?

When in April an Israeli lander crashed on to the moon’s surface, it was carrying dehydrated tardigrades, aka ‘water bears’ – microscopic creatures with a unique protein that enables them to survive intense levels of … (read more)

Posted: 9th, August 2019 | In: Strange But True, Technology | Comment


Transfer News: Alex Iwobi joins Everton from Arsenal for £34m

Everton never did Wilf Zaha, the brilliant Crystal Palace winger. Instead they’ve shopped around and hired Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi for around £40m. The Arsenal academy product and Nigeria international has … (read more)

Posted: 8th, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Still I Rise : Maya Angelou resurrected to sell helicopters to billionaires

‘A private chopper is a human right’

How do you celebrate the life and thoughts of Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014), the American poet and civil rights … (read more)

Posted: 8th, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, The Consumer | Comment


David Luiz joins Arsenal for £8m

Arsenal have signed David Luiz from Chelsea on a two-year deal for £8m. The 32-year-old Brazil centre-back will be at Emirates for medical today.

This is great move for the … (read more)

Posted: 8th, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Chelsea, Sports | Comment


To the amusement park with Fernando Livschitz

In Beautiful Chaos, by Fernando Livschitz of Black Sheep Films, a trip to the amusement park takes an unexpected twist.

Spotter: Livschitz on Vimeo and Instagram.

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Posted: 8th, August 2019 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Transfer News: Arsenal sign Kieran Tierney from Celtic for £25m

Exciting times at Arsenal who’ve singed Glasgow Celtic defender Kieran Tierney. The fee is a Sottish transfer record. Age 22, Tierney has won every honour in the Scottish game. The … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2019 | In: Arsenal | Comment


Pass the Duchy: Luxembourg wants to legalise marijuana and let 12-year-olds smoke it

Things to do in Luxembourg No. 2: get stoned. The Grand Duchy wants to be the first nation in the European Union to legalise weed. The country’s Health Minister, Etienne … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2019 | In: News | Comment


Arsenal in for Chelsea defender David Luiz

Arsenal have made moves to hire Chelsea defender David Luiz. The 32-year-old Brazilian’s Chelsea contract runs until 2021. He only signed that deal in May 2019. Reports from France says … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2019 | In: Sports | Comment


Arsenal fan Carl Jenkinson joins Nottingham Forest

Carl Jenkinson has joined Nottingham forest. He wasn’t the greatest talent to play for Arsenal. But he supported the club and lived the dream, joining the Gunners in 2011. That … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Arsenal : £60m plus Emile Smith Rowe for Upamecano; Mustafi on his way

Having damned Arsenal as “skint”, the Sun now bills them as “DESPERATE” in reaction to the Gunners’ £65m bid of Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano. You may recall when Arsenal had … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Common business crimes and how to void them

Most common types of business crimes and how to avoid them

Businesses can deal with a number of white-collar crimes that are non-violent but are committed for financial gains. Small businesses, … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2019 | In: Money, Online-PR | Comment


UK Government profits from Canadian cannabis smokers

At what point does the Government accept defeat in the war on cannabis? Glasgow food safety business R-Biopharm Rhône (RBR), a subsidiary of German parent company R-Biopharm, will supply test … (read more)

Posted: 6th, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, The Consumer | Comment


Arsenal sell Koscielny to Bordeaux

Arsenal are looking for a new captain following Laurent Koscielny’s transfer to Ligue 1 side Bordeaux for £4.6m.

Koscielny, 33, had a year left on his Arsenal deal and was … (read more)

Posted: 6th, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Meanwhile at the Democratic Socialists of America convention…

To the Democratic Socialists of America at their convention in Atlanta. This is not a parody (I think):

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Posted: 5th, August 2019 | In: Politicians | Comment


Don’t name the killers: 30 dead in Dayton and El Paso

Do we want to know the names of the killers in Dayton and El Paso? Want to know the name of the racist mass murderer who struck at a Texas … (read more)

Posted: 5th, August 2019 | In: News | Comment


Transfer Balls: Manchester United sign Mario Mandzukic and keep Pogba; Liverpool in for Adrian

Manchester United will pay £6.2m-a-year for Mario Mandzukic, 33, says the Mail. Juventus want a fee of £15m for the Croatia international – which may be included in a bigger … (read more)

Posted: 5th, August 2019 | In: Liverpool, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Cannabis laws cut criminals’ profits and keep therapists busy

Idea 1: ‘Legalise weed’

Hey, potheads. News is that you’re violent bunch of criminals. Yeah, you, the ones loafing in front of the telly and barking with laughter at the salamanders … (read more)

Posted: 4th, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Your Highness: Harry and Meghan’s 2 Royal Babies will be gender neutral

Should you meet Baby Archie, ‘Your Highness’ will suffice as a universal greeting. In the pursuit of equality, something dear to the Duke and Duchess (and very probably also their … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2019 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment


Transfer Balls: Arsenal in talks to take Coutinho on loan

Arsenal are looking to recruit Barcelona’s former Liverpool player Philippe Coutinho. Surplus to requirements at Barcelona should their pursuit of Neymar bear fruit, Coutinho looked destined to join the soulless … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Marijuana for PTSD : US coast guard bans use

Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz forbids banning all staff from “knowingly visiting, entering, remaining in, or patronizing” marijuana dispensaries”. You can smoke marijuana legally for both … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2019 | In: News | Comment


Transfer madness: Manchester United spunk £80m on Harry Maguire

Manchester United have invested £80m on Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. The 26-year-old is now the world’s most expensive defender.

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Posted: 2nd, August 2019 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment


Canada’s weed amnesty

Canadians spent $1.6-billion on over-the-counter cannabis in 2018. Free to use legally, Canada conducted a National Cannabis Survey and found that more middle-age people are smoking weed. In the first quarter of 2018, 646,000 … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


CBD : the fight to regulate the new snake oil

Are all strains of CBD – cannabis extract cannabidiol – of equal worth? CBD is widely used in the UK to treat all manner of conditions, including: anxiety, pain and … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, The Consumer | Comment


Arsenal get serious : Nicolas Pepe becomes a Gooner for £72m

Rejoicing at Arsenal. The Gunners, described by the Sun as “skint”, have invested a club record fee of £72m for Nicolas Pepe. The 24-year-old is on a five-year contract. And … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment