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Stem-cell transplant rids man of AIDS

A stem-cell transplant has rid a patient of AIDS. Tests showed HIV is no longer detected in the patient’s body. The man was being treated for cancer. The BBC reports:

The … (read more)

Posted: 5th, March 2019 | In: News | Comment


Knife Crime: stop and search wanted; austerity blamed; a Government licence to carry a knife

The Times is alone in not leading with knife crime. For all other national newspapers the biggest story is of “warzones on our streets” (Express) and what the Government can … (read more)

Posted: 5th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


When Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott and Barry Gardiner wanted to ban Keith Flint

On 08 December 1997, Jeremy Corbyn wanted to ban us from knowing about a song by The Prodigy. The groups’ frontman Keith Flint has died too soon at the age … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, Music, News, Politicians | Comment


Labour’s Anti-Semitism: Rachel Riley sues Jeremy Corbyn staffer for libel

More now on the egg that was “tossed”, “pelted”, thrown” and smashed down on Jeremy Corbyn’s head with a clenched “fist”. After much debate on the nature of how the … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Hurray for Troy Deeney: Watford’s anti-role model role model

Cameron and someone else’s child

If Wayne Rooney is your role model, you’re either one of his sons or mentally negligible. The Government loves to portray footballers as our moral guides, … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment


I’m not just masturbating in the mirror – I’m being autosexual with my selfie stick

A question for readers The Metro: “What’s it like being autosexual, when you’re attracted to yourself?” Is it a bit like being a wanker, only with more mirrors, a selfie … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True, Tabloids | Comment


Jeremy Corbyn egged; John Murphy charged with assault by beating; Brexit not Islam

John Murphy from Barnet has been arrested and charged with assault by beating. It’s alleged he egged Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn as he and the shadow home secretary Diane … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Transfer balls: Maxi Gomes to Liverpool; agent Luis Suarez on the phone; Timo Werner waits

Liverpool are willing to spend £35m on Celta Vigo and Uruguay striker Maxi Gomez. The BBC says Liverpool will spend all that money after the club’s former player Luis Suarez … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2019 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports | Comment


Shamima Begum should be executed: Yezidi victims speak out

And now in the break between instalments in the life and times of jihadi Shamima Begum, we get to hear from Pari Ibrahim, Executive Director at the Free Yezidi Foundation. … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Jodie Chesney is the latest victim of London’s knife crime ‘epidemic’

Last night Jodie Chesney was knifed. She died. Jodie was just 17 when she was stabbed to death in St Neots Road, in Romford, east London. It was some time … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2019 | In: News | Comment


Spurs v Arsenal balls: Gunners cheated; Spurs score both goals in North London Derby

How did the two clubs’ respective websites see the Spurs v Arsenal match? The game ended 1-1. Arsenal scored a terrific breakaway goal. Spurs scored a penalty which replays showed … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, March 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports, Spurs | Comment


MOMO ate my videos nasties

Did you take the “momo challenge”? Did you see the hacker, a woman with bulging eyes and superior facelift who sneaks into your WhatsApp account and demands children do dangerous … (read more)

Posted: 1st, March 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


Spurs Balls: FA sing ‘Harry Kane is one of our own’; England captain escapes ban for Chelsea headbutt

The FA will not ban England captain Harry Kane for sticking his head into the face of Chelsea skipper César Azpilicueta during Tottenham’s 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge. They won’t … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2019 | In: Chelsea, Sports, Spurs | Comment


An Epic caveat to a book review on German author and war hero Ernst Jünger

“Totally normal caveat such as you might find in any normal book review,” tweets Richard Smyth. He points us to a book review by Nigel Jones in the latest issue … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2019 | In: Books, Key Posts, Reviews | Comment


Spurs Balls: Harry Kane’s Chelsea headbutt; banned for Arsenal match; it’s England captain Alan Shearer all over again

His hair never moved an inch

Did Spurs and England captain Harry Kane attempt to headbutt Chelsea skipper Cesar Azpilicueta and miss in last night’s Premier League match? There’s a think … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2019 | In: Chelsea, Key Posts, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Stacey Dooley grandstanding for Comic Relief is celebrity colonialism for a good cause

Stacey Dooley: putting Uganda on the map

Labour MP David Lammy says “the world does not need any more white saviours”. He’s taken offence at the picture Stacey Dooley posted on … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Politicians, TV & Radio | Comment


Chris Williamson suspended: ‘We’re not anti-Semitic’ but white privileged Jews have it easy, says Labour

It’s a “hateful new low” says the Mail in the paper’s take on Chris Williamson, the Labour MP suspended for comments about the party’s handling of anti-Semitism. Williamson, Labour MP … (read more)

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


Radioactive man cremated in Arizona

A man treated with a radioactive compound to fight his tumour died two days after treatment. The bright minds then cremated him, releasing Lutetium 177 into the environment. A month after the … (read more)

Posted: 28th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Strange But True | Comment


Mum destroys student’s automatic homework writing robot; now every student wants one

You can buy a robot to draw Chinese characters. One Chinese child bought one. One Chines mother of a Chinese student destroyed it.T

The Inquisitr:

In China, students are often burdened with the … (read more)

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


Londoners tell Shamima Begum ‘You’re taking the piss’

Do you want to live next door to Shamima Begum? Would you feel good about yourself if you did, tucked in at night knowing you’re the kind the person who … (read more)

Posted: 27th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Arsenal balls: Monchi transfer delayed by grammar and Manchester United SEO

The good news for Arsenal fans tuning in to talkSport is that Unai Emery is to be reunited with his former Seville mucker Monchi. The broadcaster tells us: “Monchi agrees … (read more)

Posted: 27th, February 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, News, Sports | Comment


Chelsea Balls: Sarri sacked by clickbait

Remember when the Daily Mirror told us Maurizio Sarri was to be sacked should Chelsea lose the Carabao Cup final to Manchester City. They lost. He’s sill in the job. … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: Back pages, Chelsea, Key Posts, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


The Wimbledon Prowler: a man, a refugee and £10m in booty

How to describe, Asdrit Kapaj, the man accused of being the so-called Wimbledon Prowler? The 41-year-old is accused of stealing £90,000 of jewellery in six burglaries from properties around London’s … (read more)

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


What Anti-Semitism? Corbyn wants second EU referendum; Labour betrays working class voters; Thornberry removes Labour Brexit from ballot

‘Press TV – First for Jews’

“The last Party leader to do exactly the opposite to his manifesto promise was Nick Clegg. Remind me, where is he now?” wonders John Mann, … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Sleeping Gemma Collins has ‘more rolls than Greggs’ in world’s first sponsored row

Rolls

What’s it like to sleep with jobbing celebrity Gemma Collins? Jobbing celebrity James Argent knows – and he apparently wants us to know. So he posted a video of Collins … (read more)

Posted: 26th, February 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News | Comment