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Don’t name the killers: 30 dead in Dayton and El Paso

Do we want to know the names of the killers in Dayton and El Paso? Want to know the name of the racist mass murderer who struck at a Texas … (read more)

Posted: 5th, August 2019 | In: News | Comment


Transfer Balls: Manchester United sign Mario Mandzukic and keep Pogba; Liverpool in for Adrian

Manchester United will pay £6.2m-a-year for Mario Mandzukic, 33, says the Mail. Juventus want a fee of £15m for the Croatia international – which may be included in a bigger … (read more)

Posted: 5th, August 2019 | In: Liverpool, manchester united, Sports | Comment


Cannabis laws cut criminals’ profits and keep therapists busy

Idea 1: ‘Legalise weed’

Hey, potheads. News is that you’re violent bunch of criminals. Yeah, you, the ones loafing in front of the telly and barking with laughter at the salamanders … (read more)

Posted: 4th, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Your Highness: Harry and Meghan’s 2 Royal Babies will be gender neutral

Should you meet Baby Archie, ‘Your Highness’ will suffice as a universal greeting. In the pursuit of equality, something dear to the Duke and Duchess (and very probably also their … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2019 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment


Transfer Balls: Arsenal in talks to take Coutinho on loan

Arsenal are looking to recruit Barcelona’s former Liverpool player Philippe Coutinho. Surplus to requirements at Barcelona should their pursuit of Neymar bear fruit, Coutinho looked destined to join the soulless … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Marijuana for PTSD : US coast guard bans use

Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz forbids banning all staff from “knowingly visiting, entering, remaining in, or patronizing” marijuana dispensaries”. You can smoke marijuana legally for both … (read more)

Posted: 3rd, August 2019 | In: News | Comment


Transfer madness: Manchester United spunk £80m on Harry Maguire

Manchester United have invested £80m on Leicester City’s Harry Maguire. The 26-year-old is now the world’s most expensive defender.

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Posted: 2nd, August 2019 | In: manchester united, Sports | Comment


Canada’s weed amnesty

Canadians spent $1.6-billion on over-the-counter cannabis in 2018. Free to use legally, Canada conducted a National Cannabis Survey and found that more middle-age people are smoking weed. In the first quarter of 2018, 646,000 … (read more)

Posted: 2nd, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


CBD : the fight to regulate the new snake oil

Are all strains of CBD – cannabis extract cannabidiol – of equal worth? CBD is widely used in the UK to treat all manner of conditions, including: anxiety, pain and … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, The Consumer | Comment


Arsenal get serious : Nicolas Pepe becomes a Gooner for £72m

Rejoicing at Arsenal. The Gunners, described by the Sun as “skint”, have invested a club record fee of £72m for Nicolas Pepe. The 24-year-old is on a five-year contract. And … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Meghan Markle : without the money, titles and snobbery and she’s just like us

Meghan Markle doesn’t have a job. So bored is the Duchess of Sussex that she’s apparently taken to writing snooty missives to the local parish council, helping Harry look as … (read more)

Posted: 1st, August 2019 | In: Celebrities, Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment


Talking balls: Manchester United mix up and Arsenal’s Pepe not African

Tip-top reporting from the Daily Star, which manages to illustrate a story on Romelu Lukaku with a pen pic of his Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba. It also hails Arsenal’s … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Back pages, Key Posts, manchester united, Sports, Tabloids | Comment


Mick Jagger dances to the theme from ‘On The Buses’ –

Mick Jagger interprets the theme from ‘On The Buses’ – by @CuriousUkTelly:

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Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Celebrities, Music, TV & Radio | Comment


Apollo 11: they injected mice with moon dust

The Apollo 11 crew brought moon dust with them to planet Earth. “We had to prove that we weren’t going to contaminate not only human beings, but we weren’t going … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Key Posts, News, Technology | Comment


Poetic justice: speeding Devon driver delivers defence in rhyming couplets

Spotted driving at 91 mph on the 60 mph A361 North Devon Link road in 2011, Martin Cassini appeared at Barnstaple Magistrates Court. He deliverd his plea in a series of … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Strange But True | Comment


Transfer balls: Arsenal ARE selling Mustafi

New to gladden the hearts of all Arsenal fans: Shkodran Mustafi is wanted by Monaco and AC Milan. Arsenal reason the German international is worth €30m. the only downside is … (read more)

Posted: 30th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


Caster Semenya: a test of biology not gender

Michelle Garcia looks at the fabulous athlete Caster Semenya.

Immediately after that mind-blowing 800-meter final at the 2009 World Championships, some of Semenya’s fellow competitors went for the jugular. Italy’s Elisa … (read more)

Posted: 29th, July 2019 | In: Sports | Comment


Arsenal Transfer Balls: Pepe arrives, Rugani on loan and Tierney ready to sign

Arsenal have recruited Nicolas Pépé – just the medical to pass – and are looking for more recruits. Pitched at 50-1 to win he Premier League, the Gunners are desperately … (read more)

Posted: 29th, July 2019 | In: Arsenal, Sports | Comment


London Tube hero defeats moronic Chelsea fan – video

Who is the hero who helped the moronic Chelsea fan leave the Tube train? And what is it with Chelsea fans and behaving badly on trains?

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Posted: 29th, July 2019 | In: Chelsea, Key Posts, News, Sports | Comment


The only two words you’re allowed to says to Harry and Meghan

Should the Duke and Duchess of Sussex burst info flames, their neighbours must wait until asked to cross the road and wazz on them. Harry and Meghan’s neighbours have been … (read more)

Posted: 28th, July 2019 | In: News, Royal Family, Tabloids | Comment


Lord Bramall : victim of Carl Beech and the Met Police PR drive

Sunday People – Nick

Field Marshal Lord Bramall, 95, was maliciously accused of being part of a gang – sorry, ring – who tortured and murdered young boys for sexual kicks. … (read more)

Posted: 28th, July 2019 | In: News | Comment


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