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Is this the world’s first gay caveman?, Eagle Eye

Is this the world’s first gay caveman?

Number 566 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No was asked by the Daily Mail until it changed the headline. Perhaps they forgot that I was onto them. Fortunately, PaulH61, who spotted it, kept an old link and I recovered the old front page from the cache (left).

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 9:26 pm

Rugby League: Now we know what the Exiles are about, Sport

Rugby League: Now we know what the Exiles are about

So we now know, if we hadn’t guessed, just what the Exiles are all about.

It’s the name that is going to be attached to the team selected from the best overseas players in Super League that will play England on June 10.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 6:01 pm

Reducing Immigration: Caps, limits and the perils of political targets, Notebook

Reducing Immigration: Caps, limits and the perils of political targets

The Government’s much-heralded cap on skilled immigration takes effect today. It will limit the number of skilled migrants from outside the EU allowed to come to the UK to work, although there are some substantial exemptions, including workers transferred within multinational companies and the very highly paid.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 5:27 pm

What’s the point in player ratings?, Sport

What’s the point in player ratings?

Player ratings are hugely popular. Whenever we run them on independent.co.uk, they tend to rocket up the ‘Most Viewed’ with more venom than a Wayne Rooney goal celebration.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 4:13 pm

Must watch: Inter Milan’s Dejan Stankovic scores amazing goal against Schalke, Sport

Must watch: Inter Milan’s Dejan Stankovic scores amazing goal against Schalke

The big story from the San Siro last night was Inter Milan’s 5-2 capitulation against the un-fancied German outfit Schalke 04.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 1:50 pm

iBet: Battle at the Bridge, Sport

iBet: Battle at the Bridge

Man Utd have kept things tight in the Champions League this season, and indeed their tally of nine goals scored in eight ties is the lowest of the surviving eight teams in the competition.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 1:27 pm

MovieWatch: Out this week, Film

MovieWatch: Out this week

Get comfortable because we’re about to take you on an Exclusive tour of the biggest movie hitting up your multiplex this week with the MovieWatch – Exclusive!

By | Film | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 12:17 pm

Nick Clegg the hypocrite?, Eagle Eye

Nick Clegg the hypocrite?

It seems to me that these newspapers are really complaining that Nick Clegg hasn’t been hypocritical enough. He’s betrayed his privileged social class, which I suspect is the real crime in the eyes of these pseudo-meritocrats.

By | Eagle Eye | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 11:55 am

Caught & Social: Naomi’s community service, Notebook

Caught & Social: Naomi’s community service

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 11:47 am

The Beaver – trailer, Film

The Beaver – trailer

Mel Gibson stars in the story of troubled husband who uses a beaver hand puppet to express himself.

By | Film | Wednesday, 6 April 2011 at 11:35 am

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