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Monkeys mug lab assistant and escape with Coronavirus samples

To Delhi, India, where news is that monkeys have made off with samples of Covid-19. The monkeys attacked a laboratory assistant and made off with a batch of coronavirus blood … (read more)

Posted: 31st, May 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment

George Floyd Riots: video of mob trying to murder and rob sword wielding man in Dallas

How do you react to the death of George Floyd. You should be angry. You should be sickened by the casual acts of violence that left a man dead after … (read more)

Posted: 31st, May 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment

George Floyd: An Incredible photograph of the 3rd Precinct in Minneapolis burning

This striking image of a fire engulfing police Precinct 3 in Minneapolis, USA, was taken by @slate_mk.2 on Instagram. The allegation is that a police offer murdered George Floyd. There’s … (read more)

Posted: 30th, May 2020 | In: News | Comment

George Floyd was ‘murdered’ but whodunnit?

The death of George Floyd has been televised the world over. But who to blame for what his alleged murder? The Telegraph leads with Donald’s Trump’s role in the story. … (read more)

Posted: 30th, May 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment

Durham Police statement on Dominic Cummings in full: he’s innocent (probably)

Mirror misquotes police.

What of Dominic Cummings, the Prime Minister’s aide who “may” have broken lockdown rules? “May” is the word of the moment because police in Derbyshire says Cummings … (read more)

Posted: 29th, May 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Justice for George Floyd: watch Precinct 3 burn

People are angry that George Floyd died after a run-in with police in Minneapolis. The key question is: could George Floyd’s death have been prevented? The answer must be a … (read more)

Posted: 29th, May 2020 | In: News | Comment

Emily Maitlis, the New European and the 48% want a referendum on Mr Brexit

The New European, the newspaper created to campaign for a second referendum (failed) and keep the UK in the EU (ditto), reports on a petition created to support Emily Maitlis, … (read more)

Posted: 28th, May 2020 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment

Fake news: BBC broke rules in stating that Dominic Cummings broke lockdown rules

Last Tuesday’s edition of BBC’s Newsnight kicked off with presenter Emily Maitlis telling viewers: “Dominic Cummings broke the rules, the country can see that, and it’s shocked the government cannot.” … (read more)

Posted: 27th, May 2020 | In: News, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment

Coronavirus Amen: Priests Baptise With Water Pistols

To maintain the correct social distance in the coronavirus age priests are performing baptisms with water pistols.

File under ‘Guns for Jesus’.
… (read more)

Posted: 27th, May 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Non-violent murder by natural causes: the mysterious death of George Floyd

Death, murder and a killing. How do you report on George Floyd, the 46-year-old man filmed telling the policeman kneeling on his neck, “Please, please, please, I can’t breathe”? He … (read more)

Posted: 27th, May 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment

Football team populates stands with sex doll WAGs

To South Korea, where FC Seoul being are being cheered on by a platoon of immaculate WAGs. But take a closer look and these women are entirely made of man-made … (read more)

Posted: 26th, May 2020 | In: Sports, Strange But True | Comment

Cafe in Germany keeps social distancing with swimming pool noodles

To the “Café Rothe Schwerin” in Germany, where punters can maintain social distancing by wearing a swimming noodle on their heads. The cafe is open for al fresco dining, and … (read more)

Posted: 25th, May 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment

Clap for Cummings and the lockdown breakers

Clap for Dom

Was Boris Johnson’s successful in shutting don the story that his top handler Dominic Cummings broke the lockdown rules when he drove from London to Durham? No. … (read more)

Posted: 25th, May 2020 | In: News | Comment

JK Rowling offers a year’s salary to whoever tweeted about Cummings and Johnson being ‘truth twisters’ from the official UK Civil Service twitter account

The tweet was live for around 20 minutes: “Arrogant and offensive,” said the UK Civil Service’s official twitter account. “Can you image having to work with these truth twisters.” That’s … (read more)

Posted: 24th, May 2020 | In: News | Comment

Exterminate: Dalek delivers Government’s coronavirus update

The Government’s Daily coronavirus update gets a new speaker thanks to Miriam Elia on Facebook. Unless that’s man of the moment Dominic Cummings? Exterminate!
… (read more)

Posted: 24th, May 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment

Cancel the Premier League season: AFC Bournemouth player tests positive for coronavirus

Why anyone still think it’s sane to resume the Premier League season is beyond most of us. The German Bundesliga has restarted but with no crowds it’s a moribund, soulless … (read more)

Posted: 24th, May 2020 | In: Sports | Comment

Coronavirus means the Cannonball Run record has been broken

The Cannonball Run record for the fastest drive across the US has been beaten seven times in five weeks. The new record stands at 26 hours. That means making the … (read more)

Posted: 24th, May 2020 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment

The Covid-19 movie: couple trapped on never-ending honeymoon

The made-for-TV Covid-19 movie is being outlined in the Maldives, where Egyptians Khaled and Peri are living in a never-ending honeymoon. The Dubai-based coouple married on 6 March in their … (read more)

Posted: 24th, May 2020 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment

Those Beastie Boys videos have been remastered in HD

The Beastie Boys’ videos have always been immensely enjoyable. Ever since She’s on It (1985), the band has been cranking out a lively and fun blast of sight and sound. … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, May 2020 | In: Film, Music | Comment

Do the fat-busting coronavirus diet and be like reformed fatty Boris Johnson

No longer is ‘fat’ a pre-runner to ‘and jolly’. Fat means death. Fat must be wiped out because: fat people give you cancer, probably (Daily Mail); fat people use up … (read more)

Posted: 21st, May 2020 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment

Facebook knows the Coronavirus truth – Facebook bans news editor-in-chief Zuckerberg disagrees with

Facebook must know the truth about coronavirus Covid-19 because it’s banned fake news on the pandemic. Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg says misinformation will not be tolerated on his social network. … (read more)

Posted: 21st, May 2020 | In: News | Comment

Stewart Lee mocks a Jewish MP’s name for sounding too foreign in the right-on Observer

After all the clever wit aimed at racists and Daily Mail readers, stand-up comic Stewart Lee, self-effacing star of the BBC’s Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, used his Observer column to … (read more)

Posted: 18th, May 2020 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment