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Danny Cipriani in a mum’s ‘hallway’ and trailing Caroline Flack’s Love Island

And to think they said it wouldn’t last. Days after “rugby ace” Danny Cirpriani was linked with Stanislavsky-honed Love Island presenter Caroline Flack, the Sun, the paper that broke the … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, April 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


The Cure’s Robert Smith nails a red carpet interview (video)

The Cure’s Robert Smith was on the red carpet as part of the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His reaction to a hyperventilating TV host … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, April 2019 | In: Celebrities, Music | Comment


Peta circumvents porn ban with lactating cow filth

Hold the internet. You can ban routine porn but the niche stuff you’ll never catch. Bearskins doffed to Peta, then, for their latest drive to be noticed, which features a … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, April 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


Brexit: Theresa May begs EU for an extension so they can give Remain more chance to win the day

Theresa May is to beg the EU for an extension to the latest Brexit deadline. She wants to “break the logjam” in Parliament. The majority of us have no such … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, April 2019 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Brexit: Tory leadership hopefuls duck indicative votes

How’s this for leadership: of the four Brexit-style options chosen by the Speaker to be voted on later tonight, not one was suggested by any potential Tory leader. Two motions … (read more)

Posted: 1st, April 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Danny Cipriani and Caroline Flack collide in the Celebrity Petri Dish

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack and “rugby’s bad boy” Danny Cipriani “shared a romantic getaway” in… Somerset. The Sun peers into the Celebrity Petri Dish and spots the “smitten rugby … (read more)

Posted: 1st, April 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Tabloids | Comment


Brexit: Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie predicted it all (video)

Brexit negotiations were written by Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie:

Meanwhile… Jacob Rees-Mogg is on Newsnight:

PS: Anyone got any tapes of Alas Smith And Jones so we can know what … (read more)

Posted: 1st, April 2019 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment


Media bias: Lloris ‘saves’ Spurs as Liverpool strike

Liverpool beat Spurs 2-1 in today’s Premier League match, the winning goal coming in the 90th minute courtesy of a Tottenham player. Lucky? Let’s see what the club’s respective websites … (read more)

Posted: 31st, March 2019 | In: Liverpool, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Media bias: what the websites said about Chelsea beating Cardiff

In today’s Premier League match between Cardiff City and Chelsea, the visitors equalised with a goal that was two yards offside. It should not have stood. But if you read … (read more)

Posted: 31st, March 2019 | In: Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Brexit: Jon Snow is scared of white people

Muslims, Jews, blacks, Asians and you mixed-race types, Jon Snow, the Channel 4 news anchor, sees only white Leave voters for Brexit. In the age of narcissism, Snow sees only … (read more)

Posted: 31st, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Brexit protest: five arrests outside, 184 ‘lying’ MPs escape inside

The newspapers mostly ignore yesterday’s Brexit rally outside Parliament. Thousands of Leave supporters gathered at Westminster on the day the UK was scheduled by law to leave the EU. But … (read more)

Posted: 30th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Madeleine McCann: Maddie’s 10 birthday cakes

Madeleine McCann: an at-a-glance look at the missing child in the news.

The Sun: “BIRTHDAY WISH Madeleine McCann‚Äôs mum Kate still throws her a birthday party each year with cake and … (read more)

Posted: 29th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News | Comment


Russian spy Maria Butina to be sentenced

Amid all the talk of Russian collusion in the election of Donald Trump to the highest office in the Western world and how former KGB colonel Vladimir Putin worked Brexit … (read more)

Posted: 29th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – a manager who has won nothing

From the hunt for proven winners – Louis Van Gaal and Jose Mourinho – to the decision to settle for a man who has won nothing as manager. Manchester … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2019 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment


Border Force detain man who refused to remove ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ badge

It’s not yet mandatory for all voters in the referendum to wear a badge advertising which way they voted. But it should me. And lighting the path to a more … (read more)

Posted: 28th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Stephen Pinker’s 13 rules for good writing

Want to write well? Harvard Professor of Psychology¬†Steven Pinker¬†has outlined his 13 rules for good writing on¬†Twitter. That Twitter keeps things brief is a clue to what Pinker thinks works … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts | Comment


Marijuana: cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is something to worry about

How’s your learning curve? A bit flat? Business Insider¬†brings news of something making marijuana users violently ill. This matters. You should know what you’re taking.

Cannabis is all the go … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2019 | In: News | Comment


Madeleine McCann: the cloning programme

Madeleine McCann: an at-a-glance round-up of stories about the missing child in today’s media.

The website Mama Mia has “6 unanswered questions we have after watching The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann”. … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2019 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment


EU ends speeding, driverless cars for everyone – car insurance is dead

The EU plans to introduce technology to limit the speed of vehicles sold in Europe from 2022. “Every year, 25,000 people lose their lives on our roads,” says EU … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Technology | Comment


Hamas rockets ‘land’ but Israel ‘attacks’

If it happens in Israel, it’s reported on the Guardian’s front page. Yesterday seven Israelis were hurt when a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit a house in Mishmeret, … (read more)

Posted: 26th, March 2019 | In: News | Comment


Look busy – the Porn Laws are coming

Ban this sick filth

Fill your kinky boots on porn while you can, gels and guys. The Government is getting ready to collect the lot in a giant carrier bag (recycled) … (read more)

Posted: 25th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Biased media: Tabloids say British Pakistanis are a threat to national security

On the Daily Star’s page 2 a story about “British kids” being taken to Pakistan “and enrolled in chilling extremist summer schools”. These schools offer a “glorified version of jihad”. … (read more)

Posted: 25th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Uri Gellar : he can’t save Michael Jackson but he can stop Brexit

Renowned spoon bender Uri Geller says he can stop Brexit with the power of this mind – just as he’s stopped Jeremy Corbyn becoming Prime Minister.

Geller’s powers are mighty … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2019 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, Strange But True | Comment


Man jailed for removing customer’s ear and nipples without anaesthetic

“He stated that had he known it was illegal, he would never have had the procedure because he certainly was not that desperate to have his ear removed,” Mr Grieves-Smith … (read more)

Posted: 21st, March 2019 | In: Strange But True | Comment