Jude Bellingham warned against Manchester United move by former Birmingham City star Jermaine Pennant

23 Jan

Jermaine Pennant has described 16-year-old Birmingham City sensation Jude Bellingham as a ‘fantastic talent’ – but has urged the youngster to reject a move to Manchester United. The teen has been linked with a stunning move away from the Blues, with United reportedly willing to pay over £30million to sign him, while Barcelona are also […]

Tory Durham MP Wipes the Floor With Labour on Politics Live

23 Jan

New Conservative MP for North West Durham Ric Holden wiped the floor with Labour’s Thangam Debbonaire on today’s Politics Live. When she claimed Consett steel works were closed by the Tories, Holden explained that it was Harold Wilson’s 1967 renationalisation plan that excluded Consett. For good measure he added more coal pits closed under Wilson’s […]

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Labour’s Tees Mayoral Candidate Refuses to Answer Question on Election Performance

23 Jan

Over the last year, politics in Teesside has been completely uprooted. Labour has lost control of Darlington, Stockton and Hartlepool council, lost the Middlesbrough mayoralty, lost half their seats in Redcar and lost their majority on Middlesbrough council; in the General Election, the Tories beat Labour’s regional votes by over 10,000. Going well for Labour […]

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes Manchester United transfer plea as Burno Fernandes deal stalls and sensational Carlos Tevez return rumoured

23 Jan

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United are ‘hoping’ to sign someone before the end of the January transfer window. The Red Devils suffered an ’embarrassing’ 2-0 defeat at home to Burnley on Wednesday evening, the first time the Clarets have won at Old Trafford since 1962. Having set another unwanted Premier League record, Solskjaer will […]

Maps and metaphors guide the way to resolving conflict

23 Jan

Sir George Bain served as Vice Chancellor of Queens University Belfast from 1998-2004 Northern Ireland (or is it the North of Ireland?) is often described as ‘emerging’ from 30 years of violence known as ‘the Troubles’, 22 years after they were officially ended by an agreement whose name cannot be universally agreed. The power-sharing Executive and Assembly have finally been restored after a three-year hiatus. Promised measures for dealing with the legacy of the conflict have come and gone: the … Read more

Manchester United fan says ‘we need players like Mark Noble and Jonjo Shelvey, not Jack Grealish’ to strengthen team after defeat to Burnley

23 Jan

A Manchester United fan has suggested the club would be better off abandoning their pursuits of Jack Grealish and James Maddison and sign midfield pair Mark Noble and Jonjo Shelvey instead. The red half of Manchester has been left in a state of despair as Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s hapless side were beaten 2-0 by Burnley […]

Lobby allows live reporting from Government briefing after Guido Fawkes tweets

23 Jan

Guido Fawkes editor Paul Staines has said the Lobby’s control over Government press briefings is “finished” after a U-turn on rules banning live reporting prompted by the political blogging site. Reporters from Guido began live tweeting the contents of morning briefings with the Government’s official spokesperson this week in contravention of Lobby rules which stated … Continue reading “Lobby allows live reporting from Government briefing after Guido Fawkes tweets”

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer accepts Manchester United fans are ‘disillusioned’ as supporters chant against Glazers and Ed Woodward

23 Jan

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer understands why Manchester United supporters feel ‘disillusioned’ as fans chanted against Ed Woodward and the Glazers on Wednesday evening. During the embarrassing 2-0 home defeat by Burnley fans were urged to ‘stand up if you hate Glazers’, while an X-rated song about Woodward, the club’s executive vice-chairman, dying could also be heard. […]

Boxing news: Chris Eubank Jr mocks ‘dumb and dumber’ robbers and posts CCTV after house is ransacked by burglars who miss most valuable possessions

23 Jan

Chris Eubank Jr has laughed at burglars who ransacked his Brighton home this week. The middleweight star has been away spending time in America of late, but returned to Britain to find his house had been raided by thieves who he’s branded ‘dumb and dumber’. Eubank Jr disappointedly revealed in a social media video that […]

The 3 Worst Virtue Signalling MPs in Britain

23 Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day is on Monday and on Tuesday, the Holocaust Educational Trust held an event in parliament hosted by Matt Chorley. Parliamentarians attended the event to hear from survivors, educators and a speech from the acclaimed historian Sir Antony Beevor. The event was invitation only. Eyebrows were raised by those who noticed that in […]

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Every Premier League player out of contract and available for free this summer, including Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool stars

23 Jan

The January transfer window is edging towards deadline day as the Premier League clubs continue to try and get deals done. But there is other major business to be done with a host of top-flight stars coming to the end of their contracts. Chelsea winger Willian, Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen and Fernandinho of Manchester City are […]

Tyson Fury hires legendary cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran to protect eye against Deontay Wilder’s punching power in rematch

23 Jan

Tyson Fury has recruited legendary cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran for his rematch with Deontay Wilder next month. The ‘Gypsy King’ will get a second shot at WBC champion Wilder at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on February 22 after their dramatic draw in December 2018. After vowing to knock the ‘Bronze Bomber’ out inside […]

West Ham to re-sign Dimitri Payet? Furious West Ham fan vows to boycott club if ‘clown’ owners complete shock transfer

23 Jan

A West Ham fan has promised he will rip up his season ticket and start supporting Billericay Town if the Hammers bring Dimitri Payet back to the London Stadium. Wayne the Hammer was absolutely furious about the stunning reports emerging from France claiming the east London club have registered an interest in re-signing their former […]

Guido Victory: Lobby Chairman Tears Up Cartel’s Rulebook

23 Jan

The Lobby Chairman Christopher Hope has just announced to hacks in the room that live tweeting from Downing Street press briefings will now be permitted. All the disingenuous arguments about why the briefing could not possibly be reported in realtime have been blown away. An incredible U-turn – White House-style live streaming video of the […]

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Boxing news: Naoya Inoue ‘agrees terms’ to face John Riel Casimero in bantamweight unification, April 25th in Las Vegas

23 Jan

Naoya Inoue is reportedly about to jump straight into another bantamweight world title unification in his next fight. The Japanese sensation cemented himself as a pound-for-pound star in 2019 as he became a legitimate three-weight world champion, conquered the World Boxing Super Series tournament and unified WBA & IBF titles. Now, according to BoxingScene, he’ll […]

Sky and NBC team up for new global news channel under owner Comcast

23 Jan

Sky and NBC News are teaming up under joint owner Comcast to launch an international news service with a base in the UK, senior executives have revealed. The English-speaking channel will be called NBC Sky World News and is set to go live this summer, creating a rival to the BBC World Service and CNN … Continue reading “Sky and NBC team up for new global news channel under owner Comcast”

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Under 40 points and miles off Liverpool… Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is having the worst season of ANY Manchester United boss in Premier League history

23 Jan

Manchester United are officially having their worst season in Premier League history. For the first time since the inaugural 1992/93 campaign, the Red Devils have failed to reach 40 points after 24 games of a season. Defeat to table-topping rivals Liverpool at the weekend was compounded on Wednesday night as Burnley secured a first victory at […]

Why Harry and Meghan are better equipped to protect their privacy in England than Canada

23 Jan

It may turn out that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were better placed to protect their privacy in Windsor than they are on Vancouver Island. For all the faults the Sussexes may see with the British press, it is at least (for the most part) regulated and there are far stronger privacy protections enshrined … Continue reading “Why Harry and Meghan are better equipped to protect their privacy in England than Canada”

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‘Manchester United have NINE DAYS to save themselves’ – Andy Goldstein sends passionate plea to Glazers and Ed Woodward to save ‘dying’ club

23 Jan

Andy Goldstein says his beloved Manchester United are ‘dying before my eyes’ and have NINE DAYS to save themselves after another embarrassment. The Red Devils suffered their latest humiliation as they lost 2-0 to Burnley at Old Trafford, which saw fans stream out of the stadium before the full-time whistle, while boos rang out at […]

Manchester United 0-2 Burnley: Scathing assessment of ‘mess from top to bottom’ Red Devils by journalist Martin Lipton

23 Jan

Manchester United have problems throughout their entire squad according to journalist Martin Lipton, who was scathing in his assessment of the Red Devils. Joining talkSPORT the day after United’s embarrassing 2-0 home defeat by Burnley, Lipton ripped apart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side from top to bottom. Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez scored for the Clarets […]