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Arsenal balls: shameless Ian Wright joins the Get Ozil bandwagon

Arsenal great Ian Wright has responded unkindly to Mesut Ozil’s polite request that former Gunners “stop talking and start supporting” the team. The much maligned Ozil – often unfairly criticised (see … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Laura Simpson on Everton’s Wayne Rooney: ‘we would have ended up shagging’

Former Manchester Untied and England footballer Wayne Rooney, now back playing for his boyhood club Everton, has been caught drink-driving in a car belonging to pneumatic single mum Laura Simpson. … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Celebrities, Sports | Comment


Whalid trousers cost a fortune to make wearer’s look really poor

 

As the blurb states:
Walid al Damirji’s sharp eye is what makes his pieces for By Walid so covetable. Sourcing vintage treasures to incorporate into handsome thoughtful pieces, texture, colour and … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Fashion, Key Posts, The Consumer | Comment


Spurs balls: Dele Alli and the missing finger

Tottenham, Hotspur and England footballer Dele Alli is winning hearts and minds in the shirt. At one point in last night England’s win over the mighty Slovenia, Dele Alli appeared … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Sports, Spurs | Comments (2)


Free speech: Robbie Travers, Esme Allman and the great Macaroon War

We’re all suspects now. What we say is written down on Twitter and Facebook can be used to ridicule and incarcerate us at any time. News reaches us of Robbie … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Daily Mail gives Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs an unwarranted kick

Giving footballers a kicking is lazy. Take the Mail’s treatment of former Manchester United great Ryan Giggs, who was in Malta for England’s World Cup Qualifying match on Friday 1 … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


An anti-Semitic German writes in praise of Hitler to his American cousin (1936)

 

On January 6, 1936, Ernst Ries from Cologne, Germany, wrote to his cousin Wilhelm in Pittsburgh, USA. Adolf Hitler in in power. Jews are being hunted. Ernst is delighted.
Köln, Machabäerstrasse 46. January 6, … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: Politicians | Comment


Spiders alert: Daddy Pig places Peppa in mortal danger

Peppa Pig’s parent are lying to her. In ‘Mister Skinny Legs’ Daddy Pig tells Peppa that spiders are lovely. They are “very very small” and “can’t hurt you”. Daddy Pig … (read more)

Posted: 5th, September 2017 | In: News, TV & Radio | Comment


Manchester United balls: Lukaku and Rashford as good as Rooney and Berbatov

According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United’s Lukaku/Ibrahimovic/Martial/Rashford are every bit as good as United’s 2007-2009 vintage of Rooney/Ronaldo/Tevez/Berbatov. The paper tells readers:
Rashford and Martial offer lightning pace, skill and a … (read more)

Posted: 4th, September 2017 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Tabloids | Comment


Nurse Alex Wubbels arrested and assaulted for obeying the law

To Salt Lake City, where police detective Jeff Payne intends to take blood from an injured man undergoing treatment at the University of Utah Hospital’s burns unit. To remove blood you … (read more)

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


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