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Cosmopolitan stretches its arms wide and embraces obesity

Right now hundreds of skeletal and grey-skinned models are ordering double celery in the hope of getting work. Cosmopolitan magazine has featured a big girl on its cover and the … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, September 2018 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment

Kuwait authorities shut down fishmonger selling old fish with googly eyes stuck on to make them look fresh

Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce has closed a fishmongers that was sticking googly eyes on fish to make them appear fresher than they were.



وزارة التجارة تغلق محلا لبيع الأسماك يضع عدسات … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2018 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment

Don’t panic: gamblers are deserting Corbyn’s nasty party

The Guardian’s headline is suggestive: “Antisemitism row ‘risks chances of Labour government’.” Jew hatred only increases doubt that the electorate will vote Labour and so get Jeremy Corbyn into Number … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Corbyn is the anti-Semitic Prime Minister you voted for

Is Jeremy Corbyn a racist? He is if he you look at what else he said at a London conference convened by the Palestinian Return Centre in London in 2013. … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment

Kyron Horman: 8 years of hapless policing and accusations

We still don’t know what happened to Kyron Horman, the 7-year-old boy who vanished on June 4 2010. We’ve covered the story in depth – the hapless police to the … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2018 | In: News | Comment

Mazel Tov Frank Field! Finally a Labour MP resigns over Corbyn the racist

Labour MP Frank Field says Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour is “a force for anti-Semitism in British politics”. Since the BNP and NF disintegrated, Labour is pretty much the leading force in … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2018 | In: News | Comment

 Columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown says far Right ‘Allo Allo cast pose threat to British society

Did you see the Nazis massed in Gloucester? There was Herr Flick and the rest of the Herrenvolk who used to star in he BBC’s fly on the wall documentary … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, TV & Radio | Comment

Bono joins forces with the EU to irritate everyone

Minted tax-exile Bono, aka Paul Hewson, aka the stately Mr G21, has not been wasting his bath time. He’s thought up a new way to irritate everyone: the U2 singer … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2018 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment

Loew brushes off Arsenal star Ozil’s claims of racism

When Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil retied from international football for what he saw as racism in the German FA (DFB), Joachim Loew, his head coach, waited. And today he delivered his response. “Mesut … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment

Copper called Pyle arrests woman for slapping his bum

She was only “copping a feel” puns the Sun in its take on Inspector Owen Pyle, 28, who arrested a woman at the Notting Hill Carnival for “patting” him on … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2018 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment

Sun and Mail at odds over Newcastle vicar who allegedly groped man on flight

To Newcastle Crown Court, where vicar Peter McConnell is accused of groping a fellow traveller aboard a flight from the US to London. Innocence is assumed, of course. Mr McConnell … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2018 | In: News, Tabloids | Comment

Madeleine McCann in hijab horror

Did you “remember Madeleine McCann” this summer, heeding the advice of Mirror columnist Fiona Phillips to not “let your holiday be the one we all read about”? You all must of … (read more)

Posted: 28th, August 2018 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, National Enquirer, News | Comment

Transfer balls: Manchester United’s vanishing £60m agreement for Spurs star

In the shadowlands where transfer news and transfer gossip merge into clickbait balls was the summer’s news that Manchester United were dead keen on Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld. Today the BBC tells … (read more)

Posted: 27th, August 2018 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Spurs, Tabloids | Comment

Green Party attacked over prospective leader’s rapist father

The Green Party has issued a statement on the sentencing of David Challenor, 50, father to the Green Party equalities spokesperson Aimee Challenor. He has been convicted of torturing and raping a … (read more)

Posted: 27th, August 2018 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment

Liverpool to play in Levi’s jeans?

When Liverpool players aren’t shaving their chests and rubbing Nivea into the stubble, expect to see them sliding on pairs of Levi’s jeans. Levi’s are Liverpool’s “official denim partner”. It’s … (read more)

Posted: 26th, August 2018 | In: Fashion, Liverpool, News, Sports | Comment

NBC announces death of Senator John McCain with mating human dolphins

NBC solemnly announces death of Sen. John McCain.
Wait for it.

— Rob Beschizza (@Beschizza) August 26, 2018


RIP John McCain (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018). Victor in six elections … (read more)

Posted: 26th, August 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment

Paul Pogba agrees to leave Manchester United and memories of Ashley Cole

Paul Pogba is going to leave Manchester United to play for Barcelona. Pogba won’t let a contract with three years left to run at Old Trafford spoil things. You see, … (read more)

Posted: 8th, August 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Forget Muslims – we want Boris Johnson to attack Jews

When Boris Johnson criticised Denmark’s absurd decision to ban the wearing of the burka in a to-deadline article for the Telegraph, he went on to liken women wearing the niqab … (read more)

Posted: 7th, August 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment

Transfer balls: Paul Pogba Manchester’s United clues

Paul Pogba was terrific in the World Cup final post-match celebrations. He danced, sang and hugged with abandon. But when he stopped being loud he became “cryptic”, speaking through his … (read more)

Posted: 5th, August 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Jeremy Corbyn copies and pastes his commitment not to exterminate British Jews

“I will root antisemites out of Labour – they do not speak for me,” says Jeremy Corbyn, whose “friendship” with those who would see all Jews dead is finally riding … (read more)

Posted: 4th, August 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment

Transfer balls: Chelsea lead race for Real Madrid bound Lewandowski

After a disappointing World Cup, Poland striker Robert Lewandowski should console himself with his imminent relocation from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid. “Robert Lewandowski’s manager, Pini Zahavi, has come to … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2018 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Transfer balls: Steven N’Zonzi ‘agrees’ Arsenal deal but joins Roma for less

Transfer Balls – a look at shoddy football reporting. Is Steven N’Zonzi heading to Arsenal? The BBC tells its readers today that the former Blackburn Rovers and Stoke player now at Sevilla … (read more)

Posted: 29th, July 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment

Transfer balls: Martial leaves Manchester United (and stays)

Is Anthony Martial leaving Manchester United? The media don’t know. Here are some scoops from the past few days: “Jose Mourinho still believes he can be a star,” says the … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment

Billy Joel: Trump and the rise of magical Nazis

Finally someone has had the guts to stand up and say it: “Nazis aren’t good people.” Well done, Billy Joel:


Billy Joel: I wore Star of David onstage to tell Trump … (read more)

Posted: 25th, July 2018 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment

The high price of puking in an Uber


That stench inside the Uber mini-cab might be fart spray. And the vomit some passengers claim they are being charged lots of money to clean up might be a scam. The … (read more)

Posted: 24th, July 2018 | In: Money, News | Comment