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Transfer News: Liverpool sign Elliott, Arsenal sell winger, Dybala doesn’t want Spurs move

Liverpool have signed Harvey Elliott from Fulham. He’s 16, wears his hair in a bun and boasts the record of becoming the youngest player to feature in the Premier League … (read more)

Posted: 28th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Liverpool, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Arsenal bid £72m for Pepe; Zaha also in line; Aubameyang to Manchester United

Arsenal have offered Lille £72m for the brilliant winger Nicolas Pépé. Noises from France and the BBC say the deal is almost done.

If the France-born Ivorian arrives, talk is … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Chuckle Brothers Clickbait : trolling a man’s death for clicks

Chuckle Brothers’ entertainer Paul Elliott has been “forced to deny that he passed away after his late brother Jimmy died this week”. So reports The Metro. How ugly. A grieving … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, News, Tabloids | Comment


You’re gay because your pregnant mum liked anal sex

Up the bum, no harm done

You’re gay because when you were in your mother’s womb she enjoyed anal sex. If she not did not enjoy anal sex, you’re straight. So … (read more)

Posted: 27th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, Strange But True | Comment


Carl Beech sentenced to 18 years – he should sue the police

Can Carl Beech count himself unlucky that his claims to have witnessed the rape and murders of children at the hands of VIP paedophiles, including one former prime minister, were … (read more)

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


Rutger Hauer : ‘I saw the future’

Rutger Hauer (23 January 1944 – 19 July 2019) is best known for his starring role in Blade Runner (1982), a take on Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of … (read more)

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


Transfer balls: Spurs will get nothing for Alderweireld; Manchester United wait

Transfer Balls: No club bid the £25m that would have triggered Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld’s transfer from Spurs. The Sun reasons that because the deadline for that “bargain of the summer” … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


The VIP paedohile witch-hunt: when belief is enough to damn the innocent

We enjoy digging up the dead to beat them with sticks for our moral gratification, but what about apologising to them? Carl Beech, aka the convicted paedophile and fantasist ‘Nick’ … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Transfer balls: Chelsea may not outbid Everton for Arsenal fan Zaha

One newspaper’s rumour is the other newspapers’ fact

Chelsea are “plotting” to invest £60m in Wilfred Zaha. Arsenal and Everton have been quoted £80m for the Crystal Palace player. But the … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Chelsea, Sports | Comment


Anti-vegans fined for eating raw squirrels in public

To the Soho Vegan Food Market in Rupert Street, London, where Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22, and Gatis Lagzdins, 29, are biting chunks of raw, dead squirrel. One of them wears a … (read more)

Posted: 26th, July 2019 | In: Strange But True | Comment


London in the heat-wave of 1976

It’s hot in London. In 1976, the searing heat melted roads. Klaus Hiltscher, occasionally known as the Rock n’ Roll accountant or Affendaddy as he is known on Flickr, snapped away while strolling … (read more)

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


The 5 best movies of the decade (2010-2019)

Indiewire have listed their 100 best movies of the decade. Any movies released later this year stand not a hope of making the list – because it’s closed. Top of … (read more)

Posted: 25th, July 2019 | In: Film | Comment


Transfer Balls: Zaha to Everton, Everton to Arsenal, Dyabla to Spurs

Everton fans must be thrilled. With £80m to spend on new talent, the Toffees are after Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha – the player who supports the Arsenal, loves the … (read more)

Posted: 25th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Abortion ban: Alabama gets in line with Northern Ireland

Alabama is looking to restrict abortions. A new State bill calls for a ban on abortion in cases of rape or incest. Georgia’s HB481 (Living Infants Fairness and Equality Act) … (read more)

Posted: 24th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


The Green Shirts are back and they want your unborn children

Have you signed up to the BirthStrike movement, the brainchild of Blythe Pepino? The premise is simple: you’ll have no children. The Chinese policy of no more than one child … (read more)

Posted: 24th, July 2019 | In: News | Comment


Nick lied and lied and lied – biased police and desperate MPs believed every word as ‘credible and true’

Was it political? Daily Telegraph goes large on ‘Nick’

They got him in the end. No, not the VIP paedophile killing children for kicks. They got the whistleblower, the man known … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians, Tabloids | Comment


Transfer balls: Bale sale kickstarts Pogba leaving Manchester United and Spurs getting Lo Celso

Gareth Bale’s people say Real Madrid have disrespected their cash cow. Chinese clubs Beijing Guoan, Jiangsu Suning and Shanghai Shenhua say Bale would get private jets full of respect … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, July 2019 | In: manchester united, Sports, Spurs | Comment


Arsenal Transfer News: Zaha for £65m plus one Jenkinson and a sexy car

Crystal Palace think Wilfried Zaha is worth £80m? Is he? Arsenal think he’s worth £55m plus £10m in add ons should they win the league (10-1) or Mustafi mishit a … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Teenagers on the Moon : a great diary entry from 1969

Spotter: @aflashbak
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Posted: 22nd, July 2019 | In: News | Comment


Arsenal balls: terrible captain Laurent Koscielny agrees to play for Rennes

So farewell, Laurent Koscielny, the most mute Arsenal captain in recent decades. A fine player – one who in his pomp who could claim to be world class. But he … (read more)

Posted: 21st, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


‘Destination Moon’: The best timed TV shot ever

In 1978, James Burke (born 22 December 1936) timed his piece to camera to perfection. The rocket was primed. Burke, presenter on the BBC’s Connections talked the viewers down:

… (read more)

Posted: 21st, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, Technology, TV & Radio | Comment


Big Brother saves Yu Weifeng: China’s one-child policy and the stolen boy reunited with his family

How easy is it to steal a human being in China? No, not for the overarching state to take children from loving families for re-education – which is a doddle … (read more)

Posted: 21st, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Technology | Comment


Gazing at the face of the sun : a NASA video

We’re looking at the moon. It’s 50 years ago since humans first trod on the lunar surface. NASA which reveals the Sun’s surface in a way never before seen.

This … (read more)

Posted: 19th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comment


Watch the entire descent : the Apollo 11 Lunar Module lands on the moon

Thanks to Apollo Flight Journal, we can see the complete descent of the Apollo 11 lunar module’s descent on July 20, 1969.

The video combines data from the onboard computer for … (read more)

Posted: 19th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comment