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« Reply #165 on: August 13, 2018, 11:09:53 AM »
Hardy first in line to face Taylor in Brooklyn while Cork fight emerges as wildcard future option

http://www.the42.ie/katie-taylor-next-fight-3-4049102-Jun2018/

Surely that's not our tennis playing, Royal loving, octogenarian, Fearon fan, level headed and secret gaa board admin Hardy?

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« Reply #166 on: September 15, 2018, 07:36:28 AM »
Uranus Examiner: Local newspaper stirs controversy

A small town in the US state of Missouri is stirring controversy after announcing the title of its new local newspaper, the Uranus Examiner.
The newspaper, which was "launched" in the town of Uranus on Wednesday, was threatened with a boycott by the mayor of nearby Waynesville, Luge Hardman.
"No. I'm sorry. But the innuendo of that title puts the city up for public ridicule," Ms Hardman said.
The people of Uranus, in Pulaski County, are divided on the issue.
Natalie Sanders, who has been named as the newspaper's managing editor, told local news channel KY3 that the title was carefully considered before a decision was made.
"We had thought about 'constitution', but most of the people who love us, and who were part of coming up with the name, liked the examiner better," Ms Sanders reportedly said.
It comes just a week after another Missouri newspaper, the Waynseville Daily Guide, ceased publication. The Uranus Examiner publishers said this left a hole in the market.
"People who wanted an actual newspaper were not going to get one anymore, so we decided to turn a fun newspaper into a real one," Ms Sanders told the Wichita Eagle, a newspaper in neighbouring Kansas.


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« Reply #167 on: September 15, 2018, 04:45:18 PM »
Uranus Examiner: Local newspaper stirs controversy

A small town in the US state of Missouri is stirring controversy after announcing the title of its new local newspaper, the Uranus Examiner.
The newspaper, which was "launched" in the town of Uranus on Wednesday, was threatened with a boycott by the mayor of nearby Waynesville, Luge Hardman.
"No. I'm sorry. But the innuendo of that title puts the city up for public ridicule," Ms Hardman said.
The people of Uranus, in Pulaski County, are divided on the issue.
Natalie Sanders, who has been named as the newspaper's managing editor, told local news channel KY3 that the title was carefully considered before a decision was made.
"We had thought about 'constitution', but most of the people who love us, and who were part of coming up with the name, liked the examiner better," Ms Sanders reportedly said.
It comes just a week after another Missouri newspaper, the Waynseville Daily Guide, ceased publication. The Uranus Examiner publishers said this left a hole in the market.
"People who wanted an actual newspaper were not going to get one anymore, so we decided to turn a fun newspaper into a real one," Ms Sanders told the Wichita Eagle, a newspaper in neighbouring Kansas.

Should have called it the Daily Planet.
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« Reply #168 on: September 17, 2018, 12:20:22 AM »
Not quite a newspaper headline, but still

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« Reply #169 on: September 19, 2018, 08:00:03 PM »
Fury after Croydon Council donated £10,000 to show where actor did a poo on stage

This could have gone in the "Things that make you go WTF?!" thread, but the headline was enough to tip it to here. An extract *cough* from the story...

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It has been reported that one performance, by Arianna Ferrari, saw the artist taking laxatives and lying down on stage.

She then urinated and defecated in a display supposedly meant to "allow the body to manifest itself".

During the display, she had a microphone attached to her belly so the sound of her bowel movements could be blared out.

If ever an artistic metaphor for "Sy***us makes a post on GAAboard.com" was needed, this might be it.  :o

https://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/fury-after-croydon-council-donated-2012466
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« Reply #170 on: October 28, 2018, 08:42:08 PM »
Uranus will be visible to everyone in the UK tonight

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If you’ve ever wanted to get a really good look at Uranus, then tonight is your best opportunity.

Not only is the distant planet at the closest point to Earth in its orbit at the moment, but it’s also particularly easy to locate.

The seventh planet from the sun can be found just to the left of the moon in the night sky all this week.

The moon is starting to wane after last night’s full moon, but it will still be shining brightly in the sky. Helpful for locating the distant planet.

https://metro.co.uk/2018/10/26/uranus-will-be-visible-to-everyone-in-the-uk-tonight-8077276/
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« Reply #171 on: May 12, 2019, 12:35:59 AM »
Meanwhile over in England on the EU election campaign trail with UKIP down in Cornwall...

"Super callous fragile racist sexist UKIP a***hole”: Carl Benjamin visits Truro

http://www.falmouth-anchor.co.uk/2019/05/10/super-callous-fragile-racist-sexist-ukip-ahole-carl-benjamin-visits-truro/
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« Reply #172 on: May 12, 2019, 06:52:57 AM »
Not sure if this headline has been covered on this thread - probably has as it's a classic!!

When Inverness Caledonian Thistle beat Celtic in John Barnes' era in the Scottish Cup at home - a huge shock at the time. 

The headline the next day in one of the red tops was:

Super Caley Go Ballistic Celtic Are Atrocious!

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« Reply #173 on: July 25, 2019, 07:25:08 PM »
Len's still about and moving around in the field of ecumenical matters...

"Bishop Brennan named as successor to disgraced Bishop Bransfield"

https://www.twitter.com/CatholicHerald/status/1153606280663228418
https://catholicherald.co.uk/news/2019/07/23/bishop-brennan-named-as-successor-to-disgraced-bishop-bransfield/
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« Reply #174 on: August 08, 2019, 10:12:07 AM »
Not from a newspaper, but from the title of a interview snippet on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour a couple of days ago...

'I almost broke my bridesmaid's nose with my pubic bone'

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p07jxgdt
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« Reply #175 on: September 18, 2019, 07:06:18 PM »
Meanwhile from Down Udder Under...

Massive Semen Explosion after Blaze Hits Bull Artificial Insemination Facility, Firefighters Forced to Dodge 'Projectiles'

https://www.newsweek.com/fire-bull-semen-explosion-farm-australia-1459673
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