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Good Luck-Luck

CROYDON has its trams. Soho has its rickshaws. And Hull has its Jaguars. And now making its mark on the world of transport is Brighton. As the Times reports, South … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2006 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


A Slippery Slope

PRINCESS Beatrice occupies a slot on the Mirror’s front cover. And there’s a headline: “BEA’S PAL CAUGHT TAKING COCAINE.” The paper takes a trip to St George’s School in Epsom, … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Whispering Grass

WE have now watched Imogen for seven weeks. And we have kept a tally of her contributions to date. We cannot be precise, but the following figures are based on … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2006 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Throwing & Whitey

HAPPILY for all of you who forgot to take a camera along to Elton John and David Furnish’s White Tie & Tiara Ball, OK! has published the album of the … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2006 | In: Reviews | Comment


Spot On

Quotes Of The Day “I will never understand why Wayne Rooney was left to play up front on his own. To leave him without any support was asking too much” … (read more)

Posted: 6th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Tweedy Not Needy

CHERYL Tweedy, Victoria Beckham’s mini me, is on the offensive. As the Sun’s front-page headline says, this is the “WAGS AT WAR”. Cheryl, who is famous for having finished in … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


It Gets Worse

IF you thought it was all over, you were wrong. The papers are chock-full of England (of which more later), and the Mail reminds us that there will be an … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Losing It

Quotes Of The Day “I’ve seen the video and it doesn’t look like Graham Poll refereeing. Any supporters, if they watch the last 10 minutes, would say it doesn’t look … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Animal Farm

THE good news is that for two days last July John Prescott was definitely not in private conference with his secretary Tracey Temple in his Westminster offices or London flat. … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


United They’re Not

Red-card fool Wayne Rooney faces a possible five-match ban from Fifa if he fails to apologise for his inexcusable sending off in the quarter-finale against Portugal (Mirror)
Liverpool remain interested … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Flower People

IN Los Angeles flowers say one thing about you: money. The Times’s Chris Ayres calls the practise of buying and giving flowers in LA the “ultimate luxury item; the ultimate … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Reviews | Comment


Red-Top Alert

Winners Germans have attempted a spot of satire, with the England team as their favoured target. After their poor showing in the shoot-out, German newspaper Bild produced a cut-out-and-keep guide … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Sink Or Swim

IN walks Jayne ‘With a ‘Why?’. The old house has a new housemate. Not that the old heads weren’t expecting something. The Big Brother houses have been built to a … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Marie In Haste

IS Robbie Williams the new Sven Goran Eriksson? We ask in light of a comment made by the comedian Frank Skinner – “At half-time, Big Phil would have spotted a … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Hoff Centre

“NUDE balls please!” It’s Wimbledon, and a streaker has just bounced on to Centre Court. Other than Cliff Richard singing in the rain and the HRT-raddled Henmanics chanting “Timmy” in … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Good Enough To Eat

“DO I think of myself as sex symbol? No. But ask me if I like dirty dancing in the bedroom, yes.” The words of Keira Knightly, actress, model and wearer … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Son & Hair

DONALD Trump gazes down into his son’s eyes. He plays with the boy’s soft pink hands. He pulls the babe into his arms and plants a kiss on his cheek. … (read more)

Posted: 5th, July 2006 | In: Reviews | Comment


Texting Times

Quotes Of The Day “At half-time, Big Phil would have spotted a weakness in our formation, whereas Sven would have spotted a woman with big tits in row G” – … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Jayne With A ‘Why?’

Jayne is out. Well, out of the new house and into the new house. There she may well behave like she did in the new house. She may well be … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Celebrities | Comment


Load Of Bollocks

IT has happened before. A quick look at Anorak’s embossed back issues to Horse And Hound magazine tells us that back in September 2005, Charlotte Denis, 20, a gamekeeper from … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Uncategorized | Comment


Seasons To Be Cheerful

IT’S hot. It’s that week of the year we Britishers call “summer”. As the Star says: “IT’S HOTTER THAN RIO.” Over here temperatures have soared to 91.4 degrees Fahrenheit, while … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


No Saint Andrew

HOLD the blue felt-tip! There’s no need to alter your flag of St George into a Saltire. Andrew Murray is out of Wimbledon. The Scot’s Wimbledon dream ended with a … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment


Kingstoon Jafaika

“JAFAICAN is wiping out inner-city English accents.” So ran the Mail headline back in April this year. The news was that in a desperate bid to look exotic and cool, … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


Her Weight In Gold

IT’S not too late to get that bikini body. Not if you don’t mind a bit of sweat. And what’s more, this diet is endorsed by a celebrity. She’s called … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Tabloids | Comment


The Fence Of God

Winners Had enough of John Motson? Fancy eating David Beckham for breakfast? Well you need not be cannibal to have your heart’s desire. Peperami has fashioned a series of six … (read more)

Posted: 4th, July 2006 | In: Back pages | Comment