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Emergency drop of Star magazine quells Libyan fighting

Calm is gradually returning to the streets of Tripoli and other cities, after 100,000 copies of Star magazine were parachuted into the country by the RAF. This, reports say, has led to angry factions laying aside their differences and properly absorbing themselves in fatuous trivia for the first time in their lives.

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Posted: Feb 27th, 2011
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Egyptians demand president who at least knows how to use Twitter

reassuring group texts required by entire populationA tweet from the US State Department suggested Mubarak ‘should really get himself an iPhone and learn how to use his thumbs’.

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Posted: Jan 31st, 2011
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News Of The World admits in court ‘some stories not verified with phone-tapping’

unbelieveable!‘Only a tiny number of stories had not been verified by phone-hacking’

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2010
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ITV denies desperation as it plans ‘Celebrity Prostitute’

In a move branded ‘bold’ in some quarters and ‘sheer madness’ in others, the troubled commercial broadcaster ITV has confirmed it will make a new reality show based on the world’s oldest profession.

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2010
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Critics hail new Katie Price novel ‘Memoirs of an Underpaid Ghost-writer’

it's gritty, it's real, it's a complete departure from her earlier worksModel and reality television star Katie Price – a.k.a. Jordan – has won surprise acclaim for her new novel ‘Memoirs of an Underpaid Ghost-writer’, published this week to coincide with the Christmas market.

The London Review of Books has described the new work as ‘Revelatory; a terse and forthright dissection of the dark underside of the celebrity machine.’ While the Sunday Times declared that ‘Memoirs… is a stylistic volte-face, displaying an empathy and incisiveness barely hinted at in any of her previous work.’

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2009
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