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Wanted man captured with surprising speed

When Eric Judkins, 42, failed to return to his halfway house Monday night, the word went out. Have you seen the wanted man? Had he melted into the crowds?

 

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Posted: 4th, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Dear Coleen: Wayne Rooney tips and where you can find Laura Simpson

 

Everton’s former Manchester United and England footballer Wayne Rooney only had a “kiss and a cuddle” with Laura Simpson, 29, whose car he was driving when police nicked him for … (read more)

Posted: 4th, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Let it Be: a wonderfully ridiculous slice of must see Norwegian TV

In 2010, Norwegian TV show Gylne Tider, aka Gyldne Tider (trans: Golden Times) produced this stupendous video.

The show featured presenter by Øyvind Mund, cameraman Steinar Marthinsen and sound engineer Ingar Thorsen travelling to meet … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, September 2017 | In: Celebrities, Strange But True, TV & Radio | Comment


Spurs balls: ‘Gifted’ Eric Dier says he’s a role model

Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer Eric Dier has been talking about the astronomical amount of money paid in salaries and transfers. “It’s a very difficult situation,” said Dier. “People don’t realise … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, September 2017 | In: Money, Sports, Spurs | Comment (1)


Malta equal Spurs striker Harry Kane’s haul of Cup Finals

“Any time we play a team like Malta,” says Spurs and England striker Harry Kane, “it’s their Cup Final. They’re going to want to win, going to want to surprise … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, September 2017 | In: News, Sports, Spurs | Comments (3)


Liverpool wanted £183m for crying Coutinho

Nobody from Sky News stood in the Anfield car park to herald Philippe Coutinho’s move from Liverpool to Barcelona. The Sun said the deal was done. But until a man … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, September 2017 | In: Liverpool, News, Sports | Comment


Liverpool balls: Philippe Coutinho joins Barcelona and then leaves in tears

Did Philippe Coutinho ever leave Liverpool for Barcelona? Yes, he did, says Neil Curtis in the Sun.
COUT AND DRIED Philippe Coutinho heading to Barcelona in stunning £138m deal from Liverpool … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, September 2017 | In: Back pages, Liverpool, Sports, Tabloids | Comments (2)


Epic photo: man on jet ski rescues woman from her Texas home

Floods in Texas. No worries. As Brendan O’Neill writes: “For real, a man on a jet ski rescued a grandmother from her flooded home in Texas.”

 

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Posted: 2nd, September 2017 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Chile star says story of Sanchez to Manchester City is total balls

What really happened with Alexis Sanchez’s aborted move to Manchester City? The papers are unsure. The Sun says Arsenal called Manchester City to “flog” their star player for £60m. Arsenal … (read more)

Posted: 1st, September 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Manchester City, News, Sports | Comment


Princess Diana: 20 years of never-changing wonder

I can’t believe it’s been 20 years since Princes Diana died #peoplesprincess

 

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Posted: 1st, September 2017 | In: Royal Family | Comment


Local News watch: Oldham Evening Chronicle shuts for good

 

Farewell, the Oldham Evening Chronicle (founded in 1854). The paper has closed after 163 years reporting on the borough. It’s a bitter blow for the staff and those on the Chronicle’s … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2017 | In: Money, News | Comment


Princess Diana: 20 years of emotion over conviction

Where were you 20 years ago when Dodi Fayed died in a car crash whilst on holiday with Princess Diana, a divorced mum-of-two?

The marking of the 20th anniversary of Princess … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2017 | In: News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Starbucks maternity leave makes baristas moan

When the BBC produced its list of earners, I’m sure you like me were aghast that not everyone earned the same. Also, footballers. Why is one paid more than another … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money | Comment


Arsenal agree Sanchez to Manchester City deal to get Monaco’s Thomas Lemar

Manchester City can have Alexis Sanchez for £60m. Arsenal have agreed to sell the Chilean star who shone in Arsene Wenger’s mediocre side to Pep Guardiola’s project.

The deal – £55million up … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2017 | In: Manchester City, News, Sports | Comment


Arsenal FC is declared dead and only the parasites remain

Arsenal are dead. So says the Sun, which links the club’s pulse to Alexis Sanchez’s whims, declaring that when the Chilean quits the club today – it is “inevitable he … (read more)

Posted: 31st, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, News, Sports, Tabloids | Comments (3)


Arsenal mug Liverpool for £40m Oxlade-Chamberlain

Liverpool have spent £40m on recruiting Arsenal and England’s nice, middle-class boy Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The word mugged spring to mind. Arsenal might have kicked off the Premier League in indifferent … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comments (4)


Diana and Me: Paul Burrell’s Paris pilgrimage and the day he died

Just in case you hadn’t heard, it’s 20 years since the death of Princess Diana. The Diana Industry is in full cry. In today’s instalment, former royal servant Paul Burrell … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2017 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Fostering fear and division in Tower Hamlets: the Christian child and her Muslim carers

 

The Times’ scoop became a big talking point: a five-year-old, white, native English specking Christian girl had been placed with a Muslim foster family by London’s Tower Hamlet’s council. What … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


Tim Cook and Apple beat the principal-agent problem

Apple shares are soaring. The iPhone remains the best and most desirable phone on the market. And with success comes money.
Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple, has collected $89.6m … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2017 | In: Broadsheets, Money, Technology | Comment


Arsenal balls: rewriting history without Patrick Vieira

 

Using Arsenal’s 4-0 defeat at Liverpool to rewrite history is the work of the Daily Mail’s Sami Mokbel. The journalist has been in New York, where he spoke with former … (read more)

Posted: 30th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


No greens: the fabulous automatic tomato picker gif

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Posted: 29th, August 2017 | In: Gifs, Technology | Comment


Arsenal to swap Alexis Sanchez for £20m and Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling

Yep, lots of Arsenal news and views today. I’m obsessed. That much is clear. But the doom and gloom is being lifted by what might resemble a cunning plan. Having … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Manchester City, Sports | Comment


After Liverpool, Arsenal players caught a ‘furious’ ‘morgue-like’ dressing room

Is the Arsenal dressing room noisy? Arsene Wenger told us after Stoke rode their luck to beat Arsenal 1-0:
“We have many leaders…of course at the moment, I would say Per … (read more)

Posted: 29th, August 2017 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Sports | Comment