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18th, December News

Westminster paedophiles are like Jimmy Savile and Peter Jaconelli: guilty now that they're dead

Tim Hick, Crime and Parliamentary Affairs Correspondent for the North Yorkshire Enquirer, has news... More »

18th, December News

How to beat the imperial USA with maths: a charming North Korean children's film

As North Korea fulminates agaisnt the USA olence, attacks the craven Sony Japanese mob and coerces America’s four largest theater chains into shelving the pretty poor film The Interview, kids in the DPRK learn that geometry can vanquish the enemy.... More »

18th, December Politicians

Gogglebox sofa sitter Andrew Michael wants to be a UKIP MP

You won't see Louis, Alex, Carolyne and Andrew Michael on Channel 4's Gogglebox because dad is standing as a UKIP candidate... More »

18th, December Liverpool

Liverpool balls: 39, 51 and 52 passes away from glory

Last night Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-1 in the Capitol Cup. Liverpool scored one goal after a long bout of passing. But how many passes did the experts count? More »

18th, December News

The trial and execution of 14-year-old George Stinney

George Stinney was 14 when he was executed in the electric chair. An all-white jury had found him guilty of killing two white girls, Betty June Binnicker, 11, and Mary Emma Thames, 8, in the spring of 1944. George Stinney was black... More »

18th, December Strange But True

'Fat' Mary squashes nativity donkey to death

Little, donkey... little donkey.... More »

18th, December News

Ferguson: Dear, Professor Michael Raney, Michael Brown and Eric Garner ate my homework

Student Della wants her exams delayed. White Della is writing on behalf of black students. Della understands. She writes to Oberlin College's Professor Raney, who replies marvellously... More »

18th, December News 1

Watch what a shopper does to a child annoying them in the supermarket

Children: you have been warned... More »

17th, December manchester united

The Blessed Hamstring: Manchester United's Phil Jones gets spiritual to cure what ails him

Everyone remembers the various jokes about the winger of yore, Darren Anderton, who would be out for a fortnight with a broken eyelash and the like. These days, we've got Manchester United's Phil Jones. More »

17th, December Sports

Spurs Balls: Yid Army soon to be owned by Jew-hating Qatar

Can it be that Spurs - the 'Yid Army' - are to be owned by the Qatari government in a £1billion takeover?... More »

17th, December Strange But True

Woman catches husband and twin sister naked in a car - jumps into the drivers seat

So. Ting Su, 29, used a tracking device to keep tabs on her husband Cheng. The gadget worked. Ting found Cheng have sex with her twin sister in a car. .. More »

17th, December Sports

Middlesbrough 'Superfan' Julie Philips banned from every ground in England for ripping up pages of the koran

Middlesbrough 'Superfan' Julie Philips, 51, has been banned from entering every football ground across the country after being caught tearing pages out of a Koran in the crowd during her side’s 2-2 draw away against Birmingham City last December. More »

17th, December News

Santa is a convicted sex offender

Residents of a Texas town are fearful and outraged. They've discovered that a man playing Santa Claus and inviting children to sit in his lap is a registered sex offender... More »

17th, December News

Atticus Finch: American literature’s most celebrated rape apologist and Holocaust denier

“If ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ were taught in women’s studies classes today, Finch would have to be labeled the villain of the book for not accepting at face value an accuser’s tale of rape and for posing difficult, painful questions to her on the witness stand.” More »

17th, December Celebrities 3

Mel B: the husband vanishes in The Sun and reappears in The Mirror

When Mel B was "at death's door" and unable to judge X-Factor wharblers, the Mirror's Simopn Boyle said: The Spice Girl, 39, was in a high dependency unit – a level down from intensive care – with security on guard and worried husband Stephen Belafonte at her bedside... More »

17th, December Strange But True 2

Is fleeing campus sex leading to masturbation-fueled death on the roads?

In South Dakota, those long drives make the mind wonder and cars drift. Cindy Struckman-Johnson has also been wondering... More »

17th, December News

Women, teacher and father accused of running child porn operation: meet Terrie L. Sena, Christopher Sena and Deborah Sena,

When a man is depraved and abuses children, we nod and wonder what it is about men that makes them so revolting. Feminists wail that men and rapists-in-waiting and woman are kept down by the patriarchy. But what about women?... More »

17th, December News

Police powerless to act over 'creepy' Cliff Richard' photo in Brighton window

Whatever you do, Sir Cliff Richard is watching you. He's at the window looking at James Maltby... More »

17th, December Strange But True

Photo of Irish tourist's kayak on car will make you smile

To New Zealand, where an Irish toursit is moving his kayak by car along State Highway 25A between Kopu and Hikuai... More »

17th, December Liverpool

Liverpool and Bournemouth in 75,000 sell-out

Looking to buy tickets for the Bournemouth v Liverpool game at south coast' club's Goldsands stadium, (capacity: 11,700) Anorak was not all that surprised to see that the Capitol One Cup quarter-final clash was sold out... More »

16th, December Arsenal

Arsenal v Ireland: The best... and worst of Thierry Henry

EVERYONE is queueing up to pay tribute to Thierry Henry, who announced his retirement from football today... More »

16th, December News

Revealed: why police shoot black men and how it can be changed

Why does the black man get shot by police and the white man deosn't? Mother Jones looks at the Implicit Association Test - a test of “racial prejudices that we cannot consciously control"... More »

16th, December News

Jimmy Savile: now comes the cash

Jimmy Savile - revered as a Knight of the realm and Papacy in life who became the Devil incarnate in death - is to pay out... More »

16th, December News

Police announcement: no body-worn cameras - no job

Who trusts the police? More »

16th, December Key Posts 4

#ILLRIDEWITHYOU is for bigots and white narcissists: Muslims should charge them by the mile

As murderous Islamist Man Haron Monis/Sheik Haron held hostages in a Sydney chocolate shop, the BBC wrote this: As a gunman holds people hostage in a cafe in Sydney, thousands of messages of support have been posted online for Muslims in Australia who are afraid of an Islamophobic backlash. Got that?... More »