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Lockdown studies: Japanese aquariums’ flowchart of the sex lives of penguins

Like many of you, I too have been creating flowcharts of the wildlife I see around me. Charts on the lives of daddy longlegs, house flies and silverfish have been … (read more)

Posted: 8th, July 2020 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


Former Labour MP guilty of child porn offence

To Ipswich Crown Court, where Labour MP Eric Joyce, 59, has admitted making an indecent ‘Category A’ image of a child. Joyce was Labour MP for Falkirk between 2000 and … (read more)

Posted: 7th, July 2020 | In: News | Comment


Madeleine McCann: Christian Brueckner facts exposed

Madeleine McCann: an at-a-glance look at reporting on the missing child.

The media continues to look at Christian Brueckner, which given his status as a prisoner of the German state is … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment


The best Covid-19 pandemic video ever

What did you do in the Covid-19 pandemic, daddy? I’ve now watched his video 29 times:

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Posted: 4th, July 2020 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Transfer Balls: Partey wants Arsenal move, agrees terms but prefers Manchester United

In today’s look at the twilight world of football reporting, the BBC says Arsenal are in the box seat to sign Atlético de Madrid’s Ghanian midfielder Thomas Partey. Is he … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2020 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Madeleine McCann: monsters, psychopaths and Christian B

What news of Madeleine McCann, the innocent child famous for being missing since May 2007? The Mail kicks off today’s round-up of news and in the main no news of … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News | Comment


Prince Andrew: some of my friends might be child abusers

The media term for Ghislaine Maxwell is “British socialite”. Even when the elite are nicked for their alleged parts in heinous crimes we doff the cap and present them as … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, July 2020 | In: Key Posts, News, Royal Family | Comment


Hong Kong : 3m residents invited to live in UK; Brexit not racist after all

“Crowds defy crackdown” says the Guardian. “COURAGE,” declares the message on a protestor’s T-shirt. His eyes, stinging from tea gas, are closed. Around him are three police officers in marks, … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, July 2020 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Madeline McCann: on a crime stroll with the revolting Christian Brueckner

Madeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child.

The Mirror says Christian Brueckner, the man suspected of murdering Madeleine McCann, “‘made [a] all from ‘same place” where she … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2020 | In: Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment


Arsenal News: Bukayo Saka signs new Gunners contract

Dash those reports that Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka as ready to lave the club. The 18-year-old star in the making with 33 appearances to his name has just signed a new … (read more)

Posted: 1st, July 2020 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Fantastic photographs of Manchester United and Manchester City fans in the 1970s

Iain S.P. Reid’s brilliant photographs of football fans in Manchester in the late 1970s are being shared. People are coming forward to say ‘That’s me in the picture’. And that’s … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2020 | In: Manchester City, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Arsenal balls: Ceballos won’t stay; Edu talks nonsense; Thomas Partey too expensive

How do you reward the player who scored the goal that took you into the FA Cup semi-finals? If you’re Arsenal, you assure Dani Ceballos, 23, for it is he, … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2020 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


New York Times regrets the error: British people freed from Covid-19 lockdown did not flock to swamps in the heatwave

The New York Times regrets the error. The paper has issued a correction to an article in which it stated that when released from Covid-19 induced lockdown, albeit partially, the … (read more)

Posted: 30th, June 2020 | In: News | Comment


Mercedes Petronas paints F1 cars black and joins anti-racist bandwagon – also hails an anti-Semite

Next F1 season will feature Mercedes cars painted black. This is “a signal of their commitment to greater diversity and inclusion in motorsport”. This does not mean everyone driving a … (read more)

Posted: 29th, June 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Coroanvirus: Parents threatened with fines for if children miss school

Says limp and custard Education Secretary Gavin Williamson: “Unless there’s a good reason for absence… we’d be imposing fines on families.” Fail to ensure your children are in school from … (read more)

Posted: 29th, June 2020 | In: News | Comment


Reading attack: Khairi Saadallah charged with murder

Khairi Saadallah has been charged with the murders of James Furlong, 36, David Wails, 49, and Joe Ritchie-Bennett, 39, on 20 June. It’s alleged that Mr Saadallah stabbed the three … (read more)

Posted: 28th, June 2020 | In: News | Comment


Madeleine McCann: Christian Bruckner will never be ‘free’, Wolters is missing evidence and Maddie link to Rochdale pub

Madeleine McCann: an at-a-glance look at news of the missing child.

Christian Brueckner could be out of prison next week, says the NY Post. The convicted peadophile and rapist suspected to … (read more)

Posted: 27th, June 2020 | In: Key Posts, Madeleine McCann, News, Tabloids | Comment


Man finds and rears caterpillars found in his supermarket broccoli

When Sam Darlaston found some caterpillars in his supermarket broccoli he tweeted Tesco: “I was about to cook my favourite vegetable of all time (broccoli) and after unwrapping it, to … (read more)

Posted: 27th, June 2020 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment


Bournemouth invaded: 500,000 litterbugs trash Covid 19 risks; disabled people forced into roads; police ignore pavement parking

To Bournemouth, Dorset. There was “Chaos on the beaches” says the i. A major incident was declared at Bournemouth beach due to overcrowding and gridlocked roads. It was very busy. … (read more)

Posted: 26th, June 2020 | In: News | Comment


Sacked Rebecca-Long Bailey – another victim of the Jewish conspiracy to defeat anti-semitism and racism

Rebecca-Long Bailey, the Labour MP who scored Jeremy Corbyn 10/10 for his leadership, has been sacked from the shadow cabinet. And you can thank the Jews for getting shot of … (read more)

Posted: 25th, June 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Marx Must Fall! Highgate statue to racist must be torn down

Statues are coming down across the country. Oriel College, Oxford, is readying to remove a statue to colonialist Cecil Rhodes. In Bristol, a statue to slave trader Edward Colston … (read more)

Posted: 25th, June 2020 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Arsenal balls: Luiz, Mari, Soares and Ceballos all sign up for a another year of misplaced unbearable hope

Good news, Gooners. And even better news for strikers playing against your club. Arsenal have beaten FC Desperado to secure the signature of David Luiz. The Brazilian will play for … (read more)

Posted: 24th, June 2020 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Arsenal balls: The Bernd Leno miracle

Remember when Bernd Leno, the Arsenal goalkeeper, suffered a “horror injury (Mail) in a match with Brighton? So horrible was the injury that the Sun told us that BT Sport … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, June 2020 | In: Arsenal, News, Sports | Comment


Posh Nigerian Dillibe Onyeama was too black for Eton College

Nigerian Dillibe Onyeama was the first black person to obtain a school-leaving certificate from EtonCollege, graduating in 1969. He arrived in January 1965, aged 14, his name put on the … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, June 2020 | In: News | Comment


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