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There’s a car crash on BBC News whilst they’re covering Ant McPartlin’s drink-driving story

On BBC News they’re covering TV presenter Ant McPartlin’s drink driving story. The star is appearing at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court. There’s a car crash in the background:

 

As if there’s been … (read more)

Posted: 16th, April 2018 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment


Stormy Daniels vanishes from twitter; Porn Barron lives the dream

Stormy Daniels, the walking aide to masturbation who claims she was squired by Donald Trump –  and to whom Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid a big was of cash to … (read more)

Posted: 13th, April 2018 | In: Celebrities, News, Politicians | Comment


George Michael impostor linked to singer’s death

The London Evening Standard freesheet has illustrated a story on the “disease that killed George Michael”. It’s done so with a picture of someone who is not George Michael (25 … (read more)

Posted: 12th, April 2018 | In: Celebrities, News, Tabloids | Comment


Toilet hand dryers spray bits of poo all over you and the room

Hand driers might not be all that sanitary. A study in Applied and Environmental Microbiology investigated the bogs at the University of Connecticut. Were hand driers pulling in bits of poo from the air … (read more)

Posted: 11th, April 2018 | In: News, Technology | Comment


Facebook data harveting is no worse than the Guardian’s

Anyone who has ever written an email to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should check their inbox. A report on  Techcrunch claims Zuckenburg’s messages have vanished. Their own replies and missives … (read more)

Posted: 8th, April 2018 | In: Broadsheets, Key Posts, News, Technology | Comment


Japan: woman ordered to stop saving man’s life and leave the ‘holy’ sumo ring

 

To Japan, where Kyoto Mayor Ryozo Tatami is addressing a crowd from the sumo ring. Lumme! He’s only gone and keeled over. It looks a lot like a subarachnoid hemorrhage. … (read more)

Posted: 5th, April 2018 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


Indy journalist on anti-Semitism: ‘Why do some groups have so much power’?

 

Have we forgotten about the Holocaust? You might think it’d be hard to. It’s taught in schools and there are some movies entertaining enough to keep industrial mass murder palpable, … (read more)

Posted: 31st, March 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


Jeremy Corbyn supporters call anti-Semitism protest the work of a ‘very powerful special interest group’

How goes the Labour Party’s response to accusations of anti-Semitism in the ranks? Party leader Jeremy Corbyn admitted to “pockets of anti-Semitism” within the Labour Party. He then went on to … (read more)

Posted: 29th, March 2018 | In: News, Politicians | Comment


The racist Left, ‘Jews for Jez’ and Jeremy Corbyn’s inability to spot anti-Semitism

Only around a thousand people turned up on Parliament Square to protest against anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. The polite request was that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn works to expose and … (read more)

Posted: 27th, March 2018 | In: Key Posts, News, Politicians | Comment


Craigslist closes personal ads as internet restrictions bite

You can no longer browse the personals section of Craigslist in the US. The owners of the online classified ads site have closed personal listings in reaction to Congress’s passage … (read more)

Posted: 23rd, March 2018 | In: News, Technology, The Consumer | Comment


30 police in 7 police vans arrest a toy trumpet player in Sheffield (video)

To Sheffield, where the Labour council has drawn up a list of 17,500 trees that must be killed. The trees, say the council, are dangerous. Many people disagree. But to … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Man disguised as a bull attempted to burn down ex-lover’s home with pasta sauce

To Florida, where the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office claims Derrick Irving and John Silva, who was dressed as a bull, broke into their ex-boyfriend’s house and tried to burn the … (read more)

Posted: 22nd, March 2018 | In: News, Strange But True | Comment


Alleged drink-driver Ant McPartlin has been banned before

It turns out that TV presenter Ant McPartlin might not be “squeaky clean” after all.  To go with the story of alleged drug taking, Ant’s been charged with drink driving. McPartlin … (read more)

Posted: 21st, March 2018 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment


British tourist jailed for Facebook ‘sex’ party

Daniel Jones has been on remand in a Cambodia prison for one month and 22 days. Today he received his sentence for using “pornographic” images to advertise a pool party: … (read more)

Posted: 20th, March 2018 | In: News | Comment


Nordstrom denies liking ‘Dick’ DS tweet

Now that every brand is also a publisher, we can cock a glance at the twitter account of Nordstrom. Who they? Well, according to the company’s website, they are visionaries … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2018 | In: News, Technology | Comment


Anna Campbell died fighting for the Kurds and the West

The media has not led with salutes and tributes to Anna Campbell, a 26-year-old British woman killed in Syria. The British government has not made protestations to the Turkey regime … (read more)

Posted: 19th, March 2018 | In: News | Comment


School canes teenagers for participating in national school walkout

 

Three pupils at Greenbrier Public School in Arkansas who partook of national school walkout day on March 14, 2018 – part of a protest against gun violence after the massacre at … (read more)

Posted: 18th, March 2018 | In: News | Comment


Cold case rapist caught after urinating in a plant pot 30 years later

 

Isn’t technology great? For 30 years, rapist Eric McKenna was at liberty. The 59-year-old had never been arrested for two rapes in England. In 1983 he raped a woman as … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2018 | In: News | Comment


Snapchat invites users to think about assaulting Rihanna

Snapchat wants to know if its users would prefer to “Slap Rihanna” or “Punch Chris Brown”. There’s no option ‘c’, but if there were it would most likely be: do … (read more)

Posted: 16th, March 2018 | In: Celebrities, News | Comment


Poor and white Telford girls are the wrong kind of victims

From Rochdale and Rotherham and Oxford, we’re now reading grim news of horrendous sexual abuse in Telford, Shropshire. The Mirror reports on the claims that over 1,000 girls, some as young as … (read more)

Posted: 14th, March 2018 | In: Key Posts, News | Comment


Salma Hayek dresses like a Daily Mail reader

The hard working Daily Mail Reporter was helping readers sat in their Comfi-Gowns and support stockings identify the “Worst dressed women” at the Oscars.

Eyes are drawn to Salma Hayek, who … (read more)

Posted: 14th, March 2018 | In: Celebrities, Fashion, News | Comment


Stormy Daniels will reveal all about her candlelit romance with Trump if he returns $130,000 hush money

You know how it goes: you shag the billionaire and take his hush money. Then the billionaire becomes president of the US of And you realise you undervalued your services. … (read more)

Posted: 13th, March 2018 | In: Celebrities, Money, News, Politicians | Comment


Children failed by bigoted teachers and poor education

Does a teacher have the right to a life outside school? A Florida middle school teacher has been suspended from class for working nights as a white nationalist podcast host. The Huffington … (read more)

Posted: 6th, March 2018 | In: News | Comment


Super Seducer: the Playstation on Stream game where you grope women

 

How sad are you around women? If you aspire to James Bond levels of sadness – all that precise drinks ordering, flash cars and innuendo – then Super Seducer is … (read more)

Posted: 4th, March 2018 | In: News, Technology, The Consumer | Comment


Save the Children accused of putting business before women

Justin Forsyth resigned his post as chief executive at Save The Children because he made, in his words, “unsuitable and thoughtless” comments to three younger women. The evidence is in a … (read more)

Posted: 21st, February 2018 | In: Money, News | Comment