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Judge Qiana Lillard jails drunk drive killer’s laughing supporters

 

“Bravo to this Judge who threw a drunk driver’s mom in jail for laughing at victim’s family in court,” says @misslaneym.  Amanda Kosal’s not the only member of her family doing … (read more)

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


Manchester City star Raheem Sterling realises he’s black amid tabloid onslaught

England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says media bias does “fuel racism”. Sterling was allegedly racially abused by Chelsea fans at the weekend. We’ve long pointed out how ‘Obscene … (read more)

Posted: 9th, December 2018 | In: Back pages, Key Posts, Manchester City, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Transfer balls: Frenkie de Jong dreams of Barcelona, signs for Manchester City and picks PSG over Spurs

Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 21, wants to play for PSG. He prefers the French champions elect over Manchester City. So he’ll head to France this summer sats the BBC. … (read more)

Posted: 8th, December 2018 | In: Broadsheets, Manchester City, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Liverpool cheat against Bournemouth – and we love it

More on how football is all better for the mistakes and the cheating. Liverpool scored the opening goal of their match at Bournemouth – but goalscorer Mo Salah was offside. … (read more)

Posted: 8th, December 2018 | In: Liverpool, Sports | Comment


The joy of cheating

Cheats never prosper – but Maradona went on to win the World Cup after his ‘Hand of God’ moment

 

We love cheating, referee errors, good goals disallowed … (read more)

Posted: 8th, December 2018 | In: Arsenal, manchester united, News, Sports, Spurs, Technology | Comment


Confessions of a Johnson & Johnson rectal thermometer tester

If you hate your job, think on. First buy a Johnson & Johnson rectal thermometer…

 

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When you’ve had an absolute “I hate my job” day, try this:
On … (read more)

Posted: 7th, December 2018 | In: Money, The Consumer | Comment


Patient coughs up lung-shaped blood clot

 

The New England Journal of Medicine reports on a patient suffering from heart failure who reportedly coughed up a huge blood clot. That’s it in the photo. It looks a lot … (read more)

Posted: 7th, December 2018 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment


Arsenal players in legal high role model shocker

 

PSST! Wanna see young men inhaling nitrous oxide, you know, like medical students and junior doctors used to do? Well, you can, reportedly. Photos of Arsenal players inhaling balloons of … (read more)

Posted: 7th, December 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Key Posts, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Manchester United will pay £40m for Pochettinho

Having left Southampton for Spurs with barely a glance back over his shoulder and a toodle-oo, you wouldn’t bet against Mauricio Pochettino leaving his current club in the not too … (read more)

Posted: 7th, December 2018 | In: Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Jamal escapes but Huddersfield ‘bully’ trapped in England’s worst place to live

 

Huddersfield is the worst place to live in England. It is the “least salubrious dump in this septic isle”, according to a poll by a website whose worth must be solid … (read more)

Posted: 6th, December 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Spurs balls: falling crowds should worry club

 

As Spurs continue to build their new municipal stadium, news is that the Premier League’s highest-placed London club’s victory over Southampton was watched by 33,012. Mauricio Pochettino, the Spurs manager, … (read more)

Posted: 6th, December 2018 | In: Sports, Spurs | Comment


Transfer balls: Real Madrid break rules to sign Chelsea’s Hazard

Big news for Chelsea fans is that the slowest burning seduction in football is reaching a climix: Real Madrid have agreed personal terms with Chelsea’s Eden Hazard. The BBC brings that news … (read more)

Posted: 6th, December 2018 | In: Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Brexit and the tabloids agree – Theresa May wins!

 

After all the guff, bluster, grandstanding and outright lying let’s see what the tabloids make of Brexit. Page after page is given to dissecting the meaning of yesterdays voting in … (read more)

Posted: 5th, December 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment


Whistle along to this clip of brilliant British TV from 1972

Here’s a lovely dash of Brilliant British TV from 1972. It’s Blue Peter. John Noakes is on the turntables. And a wonderful whistler is knocking them bandy:

 

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Posted: 5th, December 2018 | In: TV & Radio | Comment


Arsenal balls: the myth about Wenger’s Mbappe monument

Huge News on the BBC that Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe, 19, rejected the chance to play for Arsene Wenger at Arsenal in 2017. France Football had the … (read more)

Posted: 5th, December 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment


Kate Osamor: Fiona Onasanya, a mother’s love and Press freedom

Faced with journalists from the Mail and Times on her doorstep seeking answers to questions about her son’s conviction for intent to supply drugs, including cocaine, Labour MP Kate Osamor … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Sweden campaigns for standardised sex toys as hospital cases of objects stuck up rectums grows

 

The Swedish Standard institute is working towards increased security for users of sex toys. Anna Sjögren, project manager at SIS, Swedish Standards Institute, points to the peril of ineffective sex toys. … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2018 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True, The Consumer | Comment


Arsenal balls: Lucas Torreira looks smaller on the telly

Arsenal are back. Well, so says Mark Irwin in the Sun. Unai Emery has “brought the nastiness” back to the Gunners, he tells his readers. The Gunners are no longer … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Carl Beech is ‘Nick’: VIP paedophile accuser ‘unmasked’ in court

 

Meet Carl Beech. You know him by his nom-de-plume ‘Nick’, the man who claimed child murdering VIP paedophiles were operating with impunity in and around Westminster. The Times “revealed” Mr Beech … (read more)

Posted: 4th, December 2018 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Spiked v Monbiot: seeking conspiracy in the face of reason

Spiked pulls back the magic curtain and show us how journalism works in the age of public shaming and a continual need for validation. In an article entitled ‘The New … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, December 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Ozzy Osbourne made it to 70

 

Ozzy Osbourne has made it to 70 – the full three score years and ten. Photographer Mark Weiss recalls his time with the rock star in the 1980s. 
We just hit … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, December 2018 | In: Key Posts, Music | Comment


Southampton sack Mark Hughes – desperate and clueless chairman form a queue

After just eight months in charge, Southampton have woken to their error and sacked Mark Hughes. “The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already under … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, December 2018 | In: Back pages, News | Comment


Media Bias: Son dives for Spurs but Arsenal prosper

 

Arsenal beat Spurs 4-2 in the North London derby in which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was sensational. Both sides scored from the penalty spots. But should the Spurs penalty for a foul … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, December 2018 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Spurs | Comment