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Ok here we go...

Mea Culpa I take the Daily a Mail everyday. ( just for the crossword you know)

When I pick up my paper I often take a look at the headline in the Express, it's usually doom and gloom about the weather.

Today's Mail says

"Why ARE we giving China £27M in Aid?

That seems to me to be a good question.

Does anyone know what's on the front page of the Express?

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Does anyone know what's on the front page of the Express?

I don't know... but I can guess.

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I check this out each day: http://www.thepaperboy.com/uk/front-pages.cfm

 

Today in the Express it's the turn of arthritis and another miracle pill. :rolleyes:

 

Arthritis is featured on the Express's front page on a regular basis. I think this must now be the 15th wonder pill. Check another thread which shows the Daily Expresses's front page for the last 12 months: the weather, other medical issues, Maddie, house prices, migrants and pensions are the main ones. Truly an excuse of a newspaper.

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Arthritis is featured on the Express's front page on a regular basis. I think this must now be the 15th wonder pill. Check another thread which shows the Daily Expresses's front page for the last 12 months: the weather, other medical issues, Maddie, house prices, migrants and pensions are the main ones. Truly an excuse of a newspaper.

 

That's about it, just repeat on an endless loop. Don't know how they get away with it; aren't they obliged to have at least a modicum of truth in their stories? The weather stories are clearly made up as they normally completely contradict the met office forecasts. 

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That's about it, just repeat on an endless loop. Don't know how they get away with it; aren't they obliged to have at least a modicum of truth in their stories? The weather stories are clearly made up as they normally completely contradict the met office forecasts. 

 

They're normally quite canny in these things.  The miracle cure pills nearly always say "could" in para 1 and then by the end you realise they're talking about a small test in mice that has yet to be replicated.  For the weather ones they love having Scotland as part of the UK.  "Britain braced for -20 freeze" usually ends up being somewhere up a big hill near Aviemore, predicted gales are invariably coastal gusts off Fair Isle etc etc ...

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They're normally quite canny in these things.  The miracle cure pills nearly always say "could" in para 1 and then by the end you realise they're talking about a small test in mice that has yet to be replicated.  For the weather ones they love having Scotland as part of the UK.  "Britain braced for -20 freeze" usually ends up being somewhere up a big hill near Aviemore, predicted gales are invariably coastal gusts off Fair Isle etc etc ...

They also conveniently ignore that the mice have had their arthritis chemically induced and the trials "accidentally" stop giving the mice the bad drugs just in time to report a positive outcome of the trial.

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They also conveniently ignore that the mice have had their arthritis chemically induced and the trials "accidentally" stop giving the mice the bad drugs just in time to report a positive outcome of the trial.

 

They really need to be basing these stories on clinical trials with real patient data and not pre-clinical publications with data from animal studies. It's going to be a good 10 years from lab to approval at the minimum if the drug ever makes it to market.

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From 1st May to mid December, the weather went on the Express's front page 39 times while arthritis appeared 12 times. Overall, health issues accounted for 55 of its front page headlines. 

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From 1st May to mid December, the weather went on the Express's front page 39 times while arthritis appeared 12 times. Overall, health issues accounted for 55 of its front page headlines. 

 

Quiet day?

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Arthritis is featured on the Express's front page on a regular basis. I think this must now be the 15th wonder pill. Check another thread which shows the Daily Expresses's front page for the last 12 months: the weather, other medical issues, Maddie, house prices, migrants and pensions are the main ones. Truly an excuse of a newspaper.

Nope not true. You could not be more wrong!!

Actually you are spot on ;-) but how on earth could you forget the princess Diana stories.

If you said the headlines rotated around her, the weather and miracle cures that would be near enough the truth.

How they can add the word "news" to their description as a paper I do not know.

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Nope not true. You could not be more wrong!!

Actually you are spot on ;-) but how on earth could you forget the princess Diana stories.

If you said the headlines rotated around her, the weather and miracle cures that would be near enough the truth.

How they can add the word "news" to their description as a paper I do not know.

 

Fourteen times about Diana out of 42 front page headlines. We could have a weekly forum competition guessing the headlines for the forthcoming week.  :tongue:

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I don't know, as much as I despise the Mail (and to a lesser extent The Express), their idiotic headlines pale into comparison with the Daily Star's lead story last Thursday about John Terry shopping for Christmas presents in Poundland.

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I don't know, as much as I despise the Mail (and to a lesser extent The Express), their idiotic headlines pale into comparison with the Daily Star's lead story last Thursday about John Terry shopping for Christmas presents in Poundland.

For the people who buy* this rag, this is important news, as now they know where their hero shops they can follow suit

 

*I hesitate to use the word read, for obvious reasons

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Just shows you that 4.371 million readers CAN be wrong, eh?

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For the people who buy* this rag, this is important news, as now they know where their hero shops they can follow suit

 

*I hesitate to use the word read, for obvious reasons

Does this now mean that Poundland is now going to be infested with Chelsea fans?

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Does this now mean that Poundland is now going to be infested with Chelsea fans?

It already is

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It already is

Having spent so much on a season ticket and replica kit I guess there isn't a lot left in the budget for essentials.

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Wot? No "Hello" magazine?  :biggrin:

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Daily Mirror showing some encouraging signs of turning into an actual newspaper today.

 

Headline: Lords a leeching

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/video-lord-hanningfield-says-clocking-2936278

 

Six pages (including the front page) on the latest Parliamentary expenses scandal.

 

Looks much more impressive in the print edition than it does online, too.

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That is brilliant. Mail and Express absolutely perfect.

Someone put in a lot of work on that, including the Shipping Forecast.

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you must have missed the front page of the sunday sport?  free inside- cut out topless suzanna  reed xmas tree fairy!

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