Parochialism

Mail on Sunday ‘knows little about Britain’s flag’

In April, the Mail on Sunday were bristling with patriotic rage over the company that was chosen to produce some of our Olympic flags: They said: It will be the iconic image of the 2012 London Olympics: the Union Jack soaring as British… Read more

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Mail gets in a flap about Olympic flags

Of all the pathetic, petty and parochial stories to be churned out by the Mail, this one has to be the latest: Brendan Carlin’s article kicks off in modest tones: It will be the iconic image of the 2012 London Olympics: the Union Jack… Read more

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Littlejohn: Don’t feel too sorry for the Japanese

Barely 11 days have passed since the 9.0 magnitude Tōhoku earthquake struck Japan, causing a deadly tsunami which has inflicted untold destruction and chaos along the Pacific coastline of Japan’s northern islands. As a result of this terrible… Read more

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Snow excuse

On Saturday, the Daily Express were telling us about the “chaos” that the snow was causing across Europe: The anonymous “Daily Express reporter” informed us that: SEVERE weather is causing chaos around much of Europe. Apparently: In… Read more

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Snow news day?

Amongst a number of news stories, the Mail has posted the following red herring:Let us take a minute to reflect on the banality of this story, which seems to have been churned from the Boston News.Some children have been photographed jumping up and… Read more

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‘News is far more important to us than showbiz’

With the news of Prince William’s engagement to Kate Middleton, let us reflect on the words of Martin Clarke, the Mail Online’s publisher: News is far more important to us than showbiz. News is what drives our site. Got that? Now, here’s a… Read more

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Tidal immigration

Make sure you check your flood defences because: Yes, the ongoing fear of tidal immigration continues, according to the Express. As the Express explains: FEARS of a new wave of back-door immigration to the UK grew yesterday as the EU dropped… Read more

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The News of the World is ten times wrong

As you may not have known, due to the paper disappearing behind a paywall, the News of the World published an article on Sunday entitled “We scrimp and save …. Eurocrats splurge”.This article included such a startling error that Jonathan… Read more

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