THE FOG - The economy, politics and current affairs

10
Feb
2016
Stopping a socialite – Waris Ahluwalia barred from flying because of his turban

Stopping a socialite

Socialite Waris Ahluwalia prevented from boarding a flight because he was wearing a turban

05
Feb
2016
Get shot - Justifying shooting someone

Get shot

Only in America could someone claim to have shot someone over an an argument over lottery numbers

03
Feb
2016
Squalid in South Kensington – Suite A, 19 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2JB – Allsop auction – Thursday 18th February 2016 – Guide price of £30,000 to £50,000

Squalid in South Ken

Squalid store room on a half-landing in South Kensington offered for £30,000 to £50,000 at auction

02
Feb
2016
Gross in Grosvenor Gardens – 6 Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria, Belgravia, London, SW1W 0DH – Risto Gojkovic - £18 million - £24 million

Gross in Grosvenor Gardens

£24 million house in Grosvenor Gardens, London featured in ‘Mail Online’ isn’t quite what it seems

22
Jan
2016
Comment of the Week: Is there a Clinton-Trump pact?

Comment of the Week: Is there a Clinton-Trump pact?

Could Donald Trump secretly be hankering after another Clinton in The White House?

18
Jan
2016
A million pound lav - The former public lavatory on offer

A million pound lav

Former public lavatory in Spitalfields, London, E1 offered for sale for a staggering £1 million

17
Jan
2016
Losing on the Lottery - Michael Carroll has warned of the perils of winning the National Lottery

Losing on the Lottery

Bankrupt ‘Lotto Lout’ warns of the perils of winning the National Lottery

14
Jan
2016
Losing language - Francis Megahy asks: "Do you speak English?"

Losing language

New contributor Francis Megahy shares his views on English people speaking American

14
Jan
2016
Flooding Clooney – The home of Mr and Mrs George Clooney could potentially be flooded – The Mill House Sonning Eye Reading RG4 6TW

Picture of the Week: Flooding Clooney

As the Berkshire bolthole of George Clooney is hit by the latest round of flooding, we imagine he’ll be turning to his favourite Nespresso phrase: “What else?”

06
Jan
2016
Wally of the Week: Kelvin MacKenzie

Wally of the Week: Kelvin MacKenzie

Kelvin MacKenzie ludicrously claims white men cannot be terrorists and shows he has plainly forgotten the IRA

29
Dec
2015
Picture of the Week: A field at Whalley Arches, Lancashire before and after flooding

Picture of the Week: The Wallies of Whalley

Image of flooded Lancashire field complete with sign advertising it as a development site for 39 homes illustrates the perils of building on flood plains

26
Dec
2015
Picture of the Week: It’s a material world - Harrods Winter Sale

Picture of the Week: It’s a material world

Image of people queuing outside Harrods on Boxing Day illustrates what a material world we truly live in

25
Dec
2015
Show some mercy Theresa Scrooge - Change.org petition to support 92-year old Myrtle Cothill remaining in the UK

Show some mercy Theresa Scrooge

Before you settle down to Christmas lunch, help support a 92-year old facing forced removal from the arms of her family in the UK

23
Dec
2015
Love and the Trump - Donald J. Trump Christmas message 2015

Love and the Trump

Donald Trump declares he has love for everybody in his Christmas message

21
Dec
2015
A marked Michel - Christian Michel - son of Wolfgang Michel and brother of Caroline Michel - wanted by Interpol

A marked Michel

Wolfgang Michel’s son Christian Michel – the brother of the literary agent Caroline Michel – wanted by Interpol over bribery

18
Dec
2015
Carol cashes in - Sale of possessions owned and connect to Margaret Thatcher nets £4.5 million

Carol cashes in

Sale of items connected to Margaret Thatcher nets controversy and a total price of £4.5 million

17
Dec
2015
Banking a building – 190 Bowery sold to Aby Rosen by Jay Maisel for £34.8 million ($52 million or €47.9 million)

Banking a building

Graffiti covered New York building sells to real estate mogul Aby Rosen for £34.8 million – 50,000% more than its photographer owner paid for it in 1973

14
Dec
2015
Video of the Week: What has sex got to do with it?

Video of the Week: What has sex got to do with it?

Robert Dyas publish a video advert about sexuality that can only be defined as bizarre

14
Dec
2015
Trumped by Harold - Eva Harold on Donald Trump

Trumped by Harold

Donald Trump finds a supporter in Great Britain: Eva ‘The Diva’ Harold

07
Dec
2015
Are you snorkeling in my think tank

Are you snorkeling in my think tank?

George Appleton shares his views on corporate management speak

30
Nov
2015
Contradicting complainants - Leon Brittan rape accusers' former flatmates leap to her defence

Contradicting complainants

Former flatmates of the woman who accused the late Leon Brittan of rape come to her defence and deny contradicting her story

25
Nov
2015
Paris terror attacks

Terror and kindness

George Appleton shares his thoughts on how the world should react to the terror attacks in Paris

22
Nov
2015
PX*4923812

Team Harris cracks

Supporters of the paedophile Rolf Harris take to attacking one another

18
Nov
2015
Picture of the Week: No welcome for ISIS

Picture of the Week: No welcome for ISIS

Spoof sign sums up how ISIS should be treated by everyone everywhere

13
Nov
2015
Chocolate is out - Paedophile Rolf Harris overindulges on chocolate bars and is hospitalized

Chocolate is out

As Rolf Harris is hospitalized due to an incident with chocolate bars, his leading supporter issues yet another rant online

09
Nov
2015
Max Clifford and his daughter Louise Clifford

Continuing Clifford

As Max Clifford’s daughter, Louise Clifford, buys his “goodwill” from the liquidators of his business, Matthew Steeples suggests ‘The Steeple Times’ story about her desire to trade on his tawdry name is further bolstered

01
Nov
2015
The T-shirt designed by Christine Hamilton and Teddy M for the male cancer charity Balls to Cancer

Reader Offer: Buy a charity T-shirt that says Balls to Cancer

Say ‘Balls to Cancer’ by buying a charity T-shirt designed by the media personality and author Christine Hamilton

26
Oct
2015
Bunking up - Tenants are now prepared to share bedrooms in order to stay in Kensington and Chelsea

Bunking up

Even taking a bedroom share in Kensington & Chelsea could set you back £675 per month

24
Oct
2015
God help America - Hillary Clinton is the latest candidate to come under fire

God help America

Britain’s political classes may not be the best, but America’s options just got far worse

17
Oct
2015
Rolf Harris

The muck of Harris

Supporters of convicted and jailed paedophile Rolf Harris attack The Daily Star and state: “I wouldn’t clean dogs muck with it”

13
Oct
2015
Julian Assange

Birkett on Assange

Our new legal expert Birkett shares his thoughts on the decision to cease policing Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy

09
Oct
2015
Gina Miller of the True and Fair Campaign and SCM Direct

Miller and Goliath

Gina Miller of the True and Fair Campaign and SCM Direct takes on big brand UK fund companies over their attempts to avoid transparency

06
Oct
2015
Hero of the Hour: Kerry Needham

Hero of the Hour: Kerry Needham

Kerry Needham speaks for the nation in calling for more help for parents of missing children (other than just Madeleine McCann)

05
Oct
2015
Modest as ever – Donald Trump actually thinks he will win

Modest as ever

Donald Trump takes to Facebook to modestly claim that he will become President of the United States of America

01
Oct
2015
Wally of the Week: Kerry McCarthy

Wally of the Week: Kerry McCarthy

Vegan shadow environment secretary Kerry McCarthy yet again proves why she is not worthy of her new position

26
Sep
2015
Website of the Week: LonGrad

Website of the Week: LonGrad

A Russian owned estate agency specialising in the London market’s website is nothing but comical

24
Sep
2015
ower and the media – Exaro debate the relationship – David Hencke, Tony Gallagher, Peter Jukes and Glenda Cooper were the four panelists on Wednesday 23rd September 2015 in London

Power and the media

Exaro debate raises the flaws in the relationship between government, the media and the police

16
Sep
2015
Video of the Week: Trump’s wall debunked

Video of the Week: Trump’s wall debunked

Gavin Newsom exposes the fallacy of Donald Trump’s ludicrous proposal to build a wall between the USA and Mexico

15
Sep
2015
The Party’s Over – Chelsea Police Station, Lucan Place, London, SW3 reoffered for sale after aborted sale

The Party’s Over

News that the former Chelsea Police Station is to be reoffered after an aborted sale acts a reminder of the ever decreasing number of police stations in Britain

10
Sep
2015
Keep your oar out - Donald Trump

Keep your oar out

Donald Trump has no place telling businesses what they ought to do

09
Sep
2015
That was a mistake – Hillary Clinton was right to say sorry

That was a mistake

Hillary Clinton is right to have apologised over ‘email-gate’

08
Sep
2015
Website of the Week: Donotpay.co.uk

Website of the Week: Donotpay.co.uk

Want to get out of paying a parking ticket? This could be your solution

03
Sep
2015
Pondering the ‘paedophile panic’ – Harvey Proctor

Pondering the ‘paedophile panic’

Matthew Steeples suggests that Brendan O’Neill’s mocking attack on alleged victims of Westminster VIP abusers as a ‘paedophile panic’ in ‘The Spectator’ is nothing but a disgrace

28
Aug
2015
Picture of the Week: Performing badly

Picture of the Week: Performing badly

Kensington residents have begun asking classic car owners to remove their “ghastly cars” as only “expensive, high performance cars” will do

18
Aug
2015
Courtney Stewart with her son Caleb

Wally of the Week: Courtney Stewart

Mother who posted pictures of her child in a washing machine has little to no shame

13
Aug
2015
May justice be served – Lord Janner (right) with Michael Jackson, David Blaine and Paul Boateng MP in 2002

May justice be served

It is entirely right that Lord Janner be forced to face the charges against him

12
Aug
2015
The business of marriage - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, President Bill Clinton and Melania Knauss-Trump

The business of marriage

Donald Trump makes a mockery of his own marriage vows after Hillary Clinton pathetically tries to make excuses about why she attended his 2005 wedding

07
Aug
2015
Apology required – Jeremy Corbyn – at the very least – should issue an apology for his failure to act on the allegations of systematic abuse that he was presented with in 1992

Apology required

Jeremy Corbyn – at the very least – should issue an apology for his failure to act on the allegations of systematic abuse that he was presented with in 1992

05
Aug
2015
Heroes of the Hour: The Koch brothers

Heroes of the Hour: The Koch brothers

If Charles and David Koch derail Donald Trump’s presidential ambitions, they will be lauded as both heroes of America and of the free world

03
Aug
2015
Wally of the Week: Daniel Ralph of The Gentleman's Jolly

Wally of the Week: Daniel Ralph

Founder of The Gentleman’s Jolly Daniel Ralph is a man who should learn to be more considerate; drag racing in Knightsbridge is not an acceptable pastime

31
Jul
2015
With friends like these FI

With friends like these …

Donald Trump secures a truly toxic endorsement and is ridiculously lauded “as the Winston Churchill of our time”

31
Jul
2015
Curious Fellows – Ben Fellows cleared of perverting the course of justice in relation to claims against Kenneth Clarke

Curious Fellows

Ben Fellows found not guilty of perverting the course of justice over claims he was groped by Ken Clarke in 1994

27
Jul
2015
Securing Trump - Donald Trump is a paranoid man with a need for security

Securing Trump

Donald Trump exposed as paranoid (and claims he could have had “a shot” at a relationship with the late Diana, Princess of Wales)

27
Jul
2015
Can you see what it is yet? Rolf Harris and Cliff Richard

Can you see what it is yet?

Rolf Harris finally gives a sign that he accepts his conviction

22
Jul
2015
Phone home Donald - Donald Trump and Senator Lindsey Graham

Phone home Donald

“The world’s biggest jackass” Donald Trump gives out Senator Lindsey Graham’s personal mobile phone in an act of revenge

19
Jul
2015
Bigger than Rolf Harris, bigger than Jimmy Savile

Bigger than Rolf Harris, Bigger than Jimmy Savile

A preview of tonight’s 60 Minutes documentary examining the British VIP paedophile scandal suggests it will be “Bigger than Rolf Harris, Bigger than Jimmy Savile” (and it’s not available to British viewers)

18
Jul
2015
A Huff and a half

A Huff and a half

Donald Trump describes The Huffington Post as “unimportant” despite it having over 100 million unique views per month and then demands an end to gun free zones

15
Jul
2015
Storming The Donald

Storming The Donald

Donald Trump trips up on Twitter and tweets an image of Nazi soldiers

09
Jul
2015
#PleaseNotThem - National Lottery make a cringeworthy advert featuring Piers Morgan as part of their #PleaseNotThem promotion

Video of the Week: #PleaseNotThem

National Lottery make a cringeworthy advert featuring Piers Morgan as part of their #PleaseNotThem promotion

04
Jul
2015
May he get the Max - Convicted and now jailed paedophile Max Clifford with his daughter Louise Clifford in 2014

May he get the Max

Paedophile Max Clifford charged with allegation of indecent assault

03
Jul
2015
Another blow for Trump - Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom takes to Facebook to describe Donald Trump as “offensive and dangerous”

Another blow for Trump

Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom takes to Facebook to describe Donald Trump as “offensive and dangerous”

02
Jul
2015
Trumping Macy’s - Donald Trump ends business relationship with Macy’s

Trumping Macy’s

Will Donald Trump destroy every business relationship he has as part of his bid to become President of the United States of America?

30
Jun
2015
Return of the Ed - Ed Stone resurfaces on Leicestershire estate of Carphone Warehouse co-founder David Ross

Return of the Ed

Ed Stone recreated in the grounds of Carphone Warehouse founder’s Leicestershire estate

29
Jun
2015
Alison Saunders failed to take action against Lord Janner (despite there being plenty of evidence) and now she must pay the price

Wally of the Week: Alison Saunders

Now Alison Saunders has been proven wrong for having failed to charge Lord Janner with child sex offences, she should resign or be sacked

28
Jun
2015
The decline of The Donald - Donald Trump and Randy Falco

The decline of The Donald

Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign strategy sinks to a new low

23
Jun
2015
Linda Ann Jenns

Wally of the Week: Linda Ann Jenns

Killer who claimed she was too fat to go to prison is deservedly jailed

22
Jun
2015
The transparency of TripAdvisor - TripAdvisor exposed for removing negative reviews

The transparency of TripAdvisor

After TripAdvisor is exposed for removing reviews at the request of the National Trust’s PR team, it is time that this biased review site got its house in order

18
Jun
2015
Nick and Sarah Jensen

Wallies of the Week: Nick and Sarah Jensen

Couple who have vowed to divorce if Australia legalises gay marriage deserve nothing but contempt

15
Jun
2015
Wendy Wild - Victim of vile sex offender Rolf Harris

You’re just a sex offender

One of Rolf Harris’ victims responds with her own song about this repugnant sex offender

14
Jun
2015
Repugnant Rolf - Rolf Harris shows his true colours in a letter to a friend (who happily sold him down the river to the ‘Mail on Sunday’)

Repugnant Rolf

Rolf Harris shows his true colours in a letter to a friend (who happily sold him down the river to the ‘Mail on Sunday’)

13
Jun
2015
Trimming Trimdon - Former home of Tony Blair for sale - Myrobella House, Farfield Terrace, Trimdon Colliery, County Durham, TS29 6DU

Trimming Trimdon

Tony Blair’s former home heads to auction for £35,000 less than he sold it for in 2010

12
Jun
2015
Foxtons is a company that provides proof that estate agents should be better regulated

Foxtrot Oscar to Foxtons

Foxtons: A scourge on society

04
Jun
2015
Shia LaBeouf

Video of the Week: Do it

Shia LaBeouf might be nuts but his motivational video truly should strike a chord

03
Jun
2015
Trumping Clinton - An American election contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would most definitely be something to relish

Trumping Clinton

An American election contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would most definitely be something to relish

28
May
2015
Jacob Rees-Mogg - Floccinaucinihilipilification

Word of the Week: Floccinaucinihilipilification

An unusual way of describing something worthless

19
May
2015
Paul O’Grady (AKA “Lily Savage”)

Wally of the Week: Paul O’Grady

Helium loving Paul O’Grady should follow his own words, get on his bike and leave Britain

17
May
2015
Chucking a headline - The lack of reporting on the real reasons for the ever so brief rise and ever so quick fall of Chuka Umunna MP is telling

Chucking a headline

The lack of reporting on the real reasons for the ever so brief rise and ever so quick fall of Chuka Umunna MP is telling

15
May
2015
Norman Smith - Nigel Farage - A c**t of a persoanlity

Video of the Week: A c**t of a personality

UKIP’s leader accidentally described as a c**t by the BBC’s assistant political editor

12
May
2015
The failure of Farage

The failure of Farage

Nigel Farage shows UKIP to be nothing but a one-man show after reneging on his promise to stand down and illustrates that all political careers do indeed end in failure also

11
May
2015
The coal lady - The new political map of Britain correlates with the locations of the country’s coalfields

The coal lady

The new political map of Britain correlates with the locations of the country’s coalfields

09
May
2015
Wally of the Week: The Voice of a Harridan - Charlotte Church

Wally of the Week: The Voice of a Harridan

Multi-millionairess turned raving harridan Charlotte Church ridiculously takes to the streets to protest against the democratically elected Conservative government

05
May
2015
Quote of the Week: The reality of Labour

Quote of the Week: The reality of Labour

A quote that should guide voters on the 7th May

05
May
2015
Sheer lunacy - Dame Jon Dixon, The Official Monster Raving Loony Party candidate for Hove and Portslade

Picture of the Week: Sheer lunacy

Monster Raving Loony Party candidate brings a note of humour to the 2015 General Election campaign in posing Ed Miliband style with a bacon sandwich

02
May
2015
A body of cause - Protein World Arjun Seth Are you beach ready?

A body of cause

Matthew Steeples suggests that those protesting against Protein World’s advertising campaign should find another cause

30
Apr
2015
Weighing up the NHS

Weighing up the NHS

Contrasting the cases of a morbidly overweight woman and a lady with leukaemia

27
Apr
2015
Splitting the vote

Picture of the Week: Splitting the vote

Conservative candidate’s offices sabotaged by neighbour’s Labour posters

23
Apr
2015
Grassing Miliband

Quote of the Week: Grassing Miliband

Boris Johnson surmised the views of the nation in a Facebook post on Thursday

22
Apr
2015
Ed Miliband - Ed Milibond

Website of the Week: Milibond

Twitter account that turns Ed Miliband into a symbol of cool provides light relief for British voters

19
Apr
2015
Spot and photograph this van and be sent a copy of 'Union Jack: Memoirs of Jack Nelson, a Very Unusual British Dictator' by Charles Mitford Cust

Where’s Jack?

Readers who spot and photograph Charles Mitford Cust’s van will be sent a free signed copy of his novel ‘Union Jack’

18
Apr
2015
George Lucas’ decision to build affordable housing on his estate is commendable – the Candy brothers in London should take note

Lauding Lucas

George Lucas’ decision to build affordable housing on his estate is commendable – the Candy brothers in London should take note

17
Apr
2015
Best and the worst of each London neighbourhood - Thrillist - Kensington and Chelsea - wealth and poor air

Wealth not air

Thrillist’s analysis of the best and the worst features of each London neighbourhood yielded fascinating results – most especially in the case of Kensington and Chelsea

16
Apr
2015
The Establishment strikes again - Lord Greville Janner

The Establishment strikes again

As Lord Janner gets off scot-free, another example of The Establishment protecting its own is once again illustrated   Lord Janner’s lost his mind so now alleged victims must see justice for his alleged crimes against them swept under the carpet.

15
Apr
2015
David Hameron David Cameron

Picture of the Week: Victory for Hameron

Is a pig named after David Cameron sweeping to victory a sign of things to come?

06
Apr
2015
Drought and degradation

Picture of the Week: Drought and degradation

An aerial shot of homes in Rancho Mirage, California provides evidence about the effects of untrammelled growth and excessive water consumption

31
Mar
2015
Parliament's out

Picture of the Week: Parliament’s out

London Underground worker shares an amusing view on the dissolution of Parliament

27
Mar
2015
Aidan Burley

Wally of the Week: Aidan Burley MP

Conservative MP Aidan Burley used his final speech in the House of Commons to attack his constituents and to moan about parliamentary pay

21
Mar
2015
Amanda Eliasch

Quote of the Week: Amanda Eliasch on fashion

Writer and filmmaker Amanda Eliasch provides the best summing up of the Twitter storm that has enveloped Dolce and Gabanna

21
Mar
2015
Diamond fundraiser

A Diamond fundraiser

As Bob Diamond’s wife prepares to host a fundraiser for a Democratic candidate, we ponder whether his daughter will be tweeting about it

18
Mar
2015
Heather Mills

Wally of the Week: Heather Mills

A rare thing has occured: Matthew Steeples admits to finding himself in agreement with Piers Morgan in regard to the latest rant by Heather Mills

09
Mar
2015
Dame Vivienne Westwood DBE, RDI

Wally of the Week: Dame Vivienne Westwood DBE, RDI

A gift of £300,000 to the Green Party confirms Dame Vivienne Westwood as utterly crackers