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The death of Palestinian Aisha Muhammad Talal Rabi

It’s vital Israeli authorities treat the death of 47-year-old Palestinian Aisha Muhammad Talal Rabi with the same seriousness as when Israelis have been killed by Palestinian rock throwers. Mrs Rabi died after … (read more)

Posted: 14th, October 2018 | In: News | Comment


Revolutionary War commander Nathaniel Greene gets googly eyes in Savannah

 

Googly eyes are never not funny. you can stuck them on fresh-ish fish, books, anything in store and statues of Revolutionary War commander Nathaniel Greene. But the City of Savannah is … (read more)

Posted: 14th, October 2018 | In: Strange But True | Comment


TV reporter Gustavo Almadovar is signing off

Gustavo Almodovar, a one-time reporter for Channel 9 eyewitness news, can’t say his last name without moving his head. “I’m not so sure it’s worthy of the attention it has … (read more)

Posted: 14th, October 2018 | In: Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment


Rick Stein is missing: the greatest obituary to a man of mystery

The News Journal’s obituary for Rick Stein is something to remember. Mr Stein was a cancer patient at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

When medics went to check on him, they … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment


Liverpool fans Sean Cox remain in a ‘dire’ state as man accused of attack stands trial

Let’s spare a thought for Sean Cox, the Liverpool fan attacked before his club faced Roma in the Champions League. The 53-year-old was badly beaten in an unprovoked attack. After … (read more)

Posted: 13th, October 2018 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank order the drinks and leave us with the bill

 

Jack Brooksbank has ordered the drinks for his wedding to Princess Eugenie but – dang! – he’s left us with the bill. Get a load of the press release and … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2018 | In: Royal Family, The Consumer | Comment


Chelsea offer fans free trips to Auschwitz

Chelsea are to send their racist fans on a free holiday to Auschwitz instead of banning them. In the 1980s, that would have meant a large group booking. But the … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2018 | In: Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Meeting Buddah the Nazi dog

When Buddah the pug was outted as a recreational Nazi, his owner, Count Dankula (aka Markus Meechan), was arrested and found wanting. Dankula was found guilty of being ‘grossly offensive’, … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2018 | In: News | Comment


A swearing ban on England footballers: oh, piss off…

It’s Croatia versus England in the Nations League. No fans will be in the ground, save for the BBC’s Ian Wright, perhaps, and the talk is of microphones picking up … (read more)

Posted: 12th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports | Comment


Arsenal balls: maths say Gunners will be champions and Ramsey will score 20 goals

We do all love the hyberbolic rantings of football pundits. Right now they’re raving about Arsenal. Stan Collymore uses his tired Daily Mirror column to tell readers Arsenal “will win 90 per … (read more)

Posted: 11th, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Transer balls: Liverpool and Manchester United fight for Arsenal’s Ramsey

Having scored his regulation one goal of the season, low-scoring, injury prone midfielder Aaron Ramsey is hot property. The BBC says that with the Arsenal player’s contract coming to an end this summer, … (read more)

Posted: 11th, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Womxn replaces womyn replaces women at Wellcome show for people who identify as women

 

Wellcome Collection, the “free museum for the incurably curious, exploring health and what it means to be human through medicine, art and science” has renamed women as “womxn”. Men remain as … (read more)

Posted: 10th, October 2018 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


West Ham player who wants to fight pundit told to watch Richard Keys on BeIn Sports

West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko wants to fight pundit and commentator Wladimir Kobelkov. The Ukrainian journalist has been critical of Yarmolenko’s form. Speaking to Ukrainian broadcasters Xsport, Yarmolenko opined:
“In my … (read more)

Posted: 10th, October 2018 | In: Sports | Comment


Gay Cake bakers rejoice: Supreme Court say bakery was right to refuse to make gay wedding cake

 

Gay cake haters are cock-a-hoop, moreover Gay Cakes R Us, which can now own the market in gay cakes. The UK supreme court has sided with the bakers in a … (read more)

Posted: 10th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


10 reasons why Ivanka Trump should be US Ambassador to the United Nations

In the UN powder keg, she’d be ‘dynamite’

 

 

Ivanka Trump is by far and away the best qualified daughter for the job of US ambassador to the … (read more)

Posted: 10th, October 2018 | In: Politicians | Comment


Innocence unproven in the Brett Kavanaugh witch hunt

Can you tell the difference between real life and fiction? One is messy, complex and unpredictable. The other is written to a script, an idealised version of things built to … (read more)

Posted: 9th, October 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Transfer balls: Spurs want £200m for Kane and Hazard has a dream

Real Madrid want to sign Spurs and England striker Harry Kane. But the BBC says that the richest club in the world “may be put off by the 25-year-old’s £200m … (read more)

Posted: 9th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal to replace Ramsey with Almiron

Transfer news: Arsenal are all set to sign Paraguay “striker” (BBC) or “midfielder” (Sky) Miguel Almiron, 24, for £15m (Mirror) or £11m (Sun) in the January transfer window.

Almiron plays for MLS … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2018 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Daily Telegraph pay: Boris Johnson promotes gender equality to deadline

You can read Boris Johnson’s thoughts in the Daily Telegraph. The Tory MP’s column earns him around £5,000 a week. The paper marks them as ‘Premium’ stories on its website.  … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2018 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, Politicians | Comment


Manchester United balls: Pogba saves sacked Mourinho

Can the Daily Mirror reassess the quality of its “Manchester United” insiders” who were “convinced” Jose Mourinho was going to be sacked last weekend? The paper leads with United’s 3-2 … (read more)

Posted: 8th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Meng Hongwei: Missing head of Interpol found in Chinese prison

Panic over. The head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, has been found. He’s in a Chinese jail being investigated by the country’s anti-corruption body. His crimes are “unspecified”.

Meng, how has gone … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2018 | In: News | Comment


Manchester United balls: Mourinho ‘sacked today’ as board back their man

Manchester United will sack Jose Mourinho today. As the Mirror told readers yesterday: “Jose Mourinho set to be sacked this WEEKEND whatever Manchester United’s result vs Newcastle.” So much for … (read more)

Posted: 7th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


What the ‘hateful octogenarian’ did to get 40 days in jail

 

The greatest Easter story of all time? Maybe:
WATFORD – Justice prevails. Harry Brenton, the hateful octogenarian, who patiently filled chocolate eggs with dog faeces before planting them in the village … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2018 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Manchester United Balls: Mourinho sacked today, tomorrow or the next day

After the the ‘ifs’ and ‘coulds’, news is that  Manchester United will sack Jose Mourinho will be sacked after today’s match with Newcastle. the BBC has the scoop, although it’s … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Anyone lose a pink dildo at the Brighton v West Ham match?

Good on twitter for making an amusing story more suggestive. During Brighton’s home win over West Ham in the Premier League, the Sun tweets: “Brighton’s win over West Ham interrupted … (read more)

Posted: 6th, October 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment