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Epic fail: Cambridge News front-page headline clanger

The Cambridge News has an epic headline on today’s front page. “100PT SPLASH HEADING HERE.”

 

 

The BBC has fun:

 

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Posted: 6th, December 2017 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Miss Havisham insult teacups to die for

For tea with dash of bite and spite, may we suggest Miss Havisham’s sets?

 

 

Great fun. And perfect for some of the countr;’s best tea shops.

In 2007, Brighton’s Tea Cosy instituted … (read more)

Posted: 5th, December 2017 | In: The Consumer | Comment


Thérèse Dreaming must be censored to save people from art

 

To New York, where offence-seekers and defenders of sound morals are demanding the Metropolitan Museum of Art remove Balthasar Klossowski’s (1908-2001) painting, Thérèse Dreaming. Mia Merrill was “shocked” to see … (read more)

Posted: 5th, December 2017 | In: News | Comment


Mark Clattenburg: I let Spurs lose the title at Chelsea

Like so many of you, I am a huge fan of the Premier League referees. Sadly, my Mark Clattenburg replica kit is now a ‘vintage’ item on match days following … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2017 | In: Chelsea, News, Sports | Comment


Damian Green: flagrant abuse is what we love best

The Daily Damian: a look at Damian Green in the newspapers. The story so far: the Deputy PM is accused of having porn on his PC and chatting up a … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment


Brexit means we will all ‘starve’ says Downing Street winer maker

We are all going to starve because of Brexit. Over the newswires we read that the chief executive of Chapel Down, a Kent wine maker that supplies plonk to 10 Downing … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2017 | In: Money, News | Comment


Meghan Markle’s dad Thomas is an international man of mystery

Meghan Markle has a “mysterious dad”. And by mysterious we mean not a man who weaves mysteries, vanishes in puff of smoke or is, as one dictionary defines it, “difficult … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2017 | In: Celebrities, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Sunderland fan takes poo in the stands as Black Cats lose to Reading

How poor is your side performing? One Sunderland fan allegedly expressed his dissatisfaction with doings at the Stadium of Light by pulling down his trousers and laying a pipe. As … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, December 2017 | In: Back pages, News | Comment


Media obsession over Kate Maltby and Damian Green is something Rotherham girls can only dream of

It’s always big news when a journalist becomes the story. Access is easy.  The newspaper with the hack’s number on speed-dial gets to ride high on the news cycle and … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, December 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Damian Green, Jacqui Smith and watching porn on The Job

Who do the police work for? Asking because Cabinet Office Minister Damian Green, effectively Prime Minister Theresa May’s deputy, allegedly had porn on his computer when police raided his office … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, December 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal v Manchester United balls: Alexandre Lacazette’s miraculous recovery

The news was unequivocal: Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette is out with a groin injury.” He will not play against Manchester United. The BBC publishes that news below the teams for … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, December 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Daily Mail reported Mugabe’s demise 2 days before he went

As Robert Mugabe spends time with his money, it’s worth noting how the Mail knew he was going well before anyone else. On November 19 at 5:08 pm, the Mail thundered: … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, December 2017 | In: News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment


Bournemouth v Harry Redknapp in new flats row

Do we like Harry Redknapp the property developer more than Harry Redknapp the wheeler dealing football manager? The Guardian is upset by the man who once upon a time looked … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, December 2017 | In: Broadsheets, News | Comment


David Dearlove: the Facebook photo that jailed a child killer

 

David Dearlove is starting a life sentence for the murder of Paul Booth. David Dearlove is 71. He will serve at least 13 years behind bars. Paul Booth is 19 … (read more)

Posted: 1st, December 2017 | In: News | Comment


Daily Mail: Which cancer goes best with cheese?

Stark choices for Daily Mail readers: which kind of cancer do you want. As we know, pretty much anything gives you cancer, but cheese allows you to pick.

 

In March 2017, … (read more)

Posted: 1st, December 2017 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Spurs balls: Mauricio Pochettino’s Brave New World falls apart

As Tottenham slip to 7th place in the Premier League, the Sun elbows its way to front of the queue to bash team manager Mauricio Pochettino. In “Chapter And Worse”, … (read more)

Posted: 1st, December 2017 | In: Back pages, News, Sports, Spurs | Comment


The Daily Mail’s List Of Things That Give You Cancer: From A To Z

SCARE Stories in the Daily Mail – here’s a list of things that give you cancer:

AFTERNOONS – here
AGEhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-449783/Women-birth-age-30-double-risk…
AIR POLLUTIONhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-358875/Pollution-cars-linked-child-…
AIR TRAVELhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-200443/Frequent-fliers-raise-cancer… and http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-591109/Cancer-risk-frequent-fliers….
ALCOHOLhttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-147083/Drink-day-increases-breast-can… and http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-471910/Bowel-cancer-danger-just-gla…
ALLERGIEShttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-324732/Child-allergies-raise-cancer…
ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURS http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-55023/Cancer-causing-chemicals-soy-sauce.html
ARTIFICIAL LIGHThttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-391267/Artificial-light-increases-b…
ASBESTOS http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1170584/Asbestos-schools-kill-pupils-…
ASPIRIN http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-205490/Asprin-link-cancer-risk.html
BABIES http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-157683/Birth-size-link-breast-cancer….
BABY … (read more)

Posted: 1st, December 2017 | In: Key Posts, Tabloids | Comments (22)


Donald Trump and Britain First: a Twitter romance made in a safe space

Is a retweet an endorsement? It is if you’re cuddly Donald Trump, who has amplified anti-Muslim propaganda tweeted by Jayda Franse, the woman who fronts Britain First, the odious far … (read more)

Posted: 30th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Daily Mail: Underage YouTube watchers are ‘looking more grown up than ever’

The Daily Mail today publishes the “Terrifying truth about what your child watches on YouTube”. There is a welter of bilge on YouTube, some of it troubling. But is the Mail best placed … (read more)

Posted: 29th, November 2017 | In: News, Tabloids, Technology | Comment


Transfer balls: Ozil stays at Arsenal unless Manchester United make ‘unbelievable’ offer

At the Arsenal press conference, Arsene Wenger was asked about Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil leaving the club in the January transfer window – both players are in the last year … (read more)

Posted: 29th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Trumpy Bear: your very own Donald Trump-themed teddy to groom

Stuck for gift ideas? Looking for a warm hug ? Want something to groom? Well, Trumpybear is the answer.

 

 
Trumpy Bear is a plush 22″ bear with an attached 28″ by … (read more)

Posted: 29th, November 2017 | In: Key Posts, Politicians, The Consumer | Comment


BBC: Jeremy Corbyn pays tribute to ‘Prince Harry and Hezbollah’

Jeremy Corbyn wants to say a few things about “Harry and his brother”. Or as the BBC’s subtitler puts it: “Harry and Hezbollah.” A typo or is ‘Hezbollah’ the new … (read more)

Posted: 28th, November 2017 | In: Politicians, Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment


Viz predicted Harry and Meghan’s wedding to save Theresa May in 2016

Viz 258 of Summer 2016 – “And that’s supposed to be Theresa May on the right,” says @Vizcomic.

 

Spotter: @vizcomic

 

PS:

It’s difficult to say ‘Harry to marry Meghan Markle’ without either sounding … (read more)

Posted: 28th, November 2017 | In: Royal Family | Comment


The one with the roof, the skateboarder and the pig (video)

Video of the day is the one with the roog, the skateboarder and the pig:

this gets so much better the longer you watch pic.twitter.com/Y1c2KQaB5T— 🎄 Goth Ms Kringle 🎅 (@spookperson) … (read more)

Posted: 28th, November 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Trust Project balls: Arsenal and Manchester United fans tricked by MEN Ozil news

In the twilight zone between fact and fiction, sits football reporting. Today’s Manchester Evening News turns a simple story on Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil’s bout of the sniffles into “positive news” for … (read more)

Posted: 27th, November 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, manchester united, News, Sports | Comment