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Fantastic Headlines 50-52 – Innuendo Edition

Apart from headlines involving Ed Balls, this series has been free of smut. I’m afraid that’s about to end with this set of three headlines. But let’s face it: you only read this for the rude bits, right? This headline, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 47-49: Not all is as it seems

Please keep these Fantastic Headlines coming in. I’m trying to group them by themes now. The theme for this batch is that they are all headlines from a story that is a little bit misleading. The first of these stories … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 44-46

I am giving my thesis the last rites. It should be finished on Saturday, all being well, and I shall blog about stuff other than Fantastic Headlines. But I know the series is popular, so here’s a batch of some … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 41-43: Cerebral Stuff

We’ve been trawling the tabloids for Fantastic Headlines these past few weeks. And let’s face it, it’s easily done. It’s more difficult to find Fantastic Headlines in more cerebral publications because they are less likely to cover silly stories, of … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 37-40

Here is the latest batch of Fantastic Headlines. Suggestions are coming in thick and fast now. Thanks to everyone who keeps sending them in. I like to think of it as Paperback Rioter’s contribution to The Big Society. The first … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 33-36: Man Bites Dog special

As I mentioned in a previous Fantastic Headlines blog, “Man bites dog” is given sometimes as an example of what news is. It’s no surprise, then, that media outlets tend to cover “Man Bites Dog” stories because of the, ah, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 31 and 32

A couple more Fantastic Headlines for your titilation. First up is this from the BBC. You don’t often expect to see “laser” and “pirate” in the same sentence, which is precisely why this headline is fantastic: Laser Cannon set to … Continue reading

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