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Jo Fuertes-Knight

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Travel

Holiday With Mum Back To Our Mad Bad Philippines

The birthplace of tough-nut Manny Pacquiao and home to pirates, warlords, drug trafficking and a deadly guerilla warfare, the island of Mindanao in the Philippines is one of the most dangerous places in the world. I decided it was a great holiday destination.

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People

King Robbo Exclusive Interview: My Graffiti War With Banksy

Graffiti spotted last week in Mayfair suggest the King Robbo vs Banksy feud is alive and well. Here Robbo speaks out about his long running feud with Banksy which is transforming the face of London as the two artists compete to ‘improve’ each other’s work.

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Life

Confessions of A Mongrel

I’ve got a Fillipina Mum, a white Dad, freckles, Asian eyes was born in Barnet and identify myself as British. But why, in 2011, do people still feel the need to put me into neat little ethnic boxes?

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Life

Russia’s Flesh Eating Heroin And Other Seriously Bad Drugs

From the dirty concoction that turns people into real life zombies through to lethal prescription highs, here are the drug world’s scariest players.

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Life

I Couldn’t Give A Toss About The Size Debate: Skinny, Curvy, Who Gives A Sh*t

I’m thoroughly worn out by the obsession with ‘skinny versus curvy’, and I’m even more tired with the irresponsible, inconsistent and, quite frankly, schizophrenic reporting on the issue by women’s magazines.

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Social Networking

Burger King’s Been Hacked by McDonalds & 5 Other Twitter Hacks

A few hours ago Anonymous hacked the Burger King twitter account. While it appears to be nothing more than humour (they’re promoting Mc Donalds!) it is the latest in a long line of hacks and rumours that spread like wildfire across the social networks. Here are other hacks that have made the front pages…

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Life

The Dummies Guide To Getting A Tattoo

Luckily tattoos have come a long way in the last 10 years, but there are still plenty of pitfalls to avoid if you don’t want to like a guard from a Siberian Gulag…

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Life

Why I Detest The Notting Hill Carnival

Call me crazy, but pissing in pagonias while being force-fed jerk chicken, warm beer and Bob Marley ‘riddims’ is not my idea of a good time.

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Film

Machete Maidens Unleashed: Philippines’ Finest Exploitation Films

Bare breasts, extreme violence and unashamedly incoherent plots. Just some of the ingredients which make the flurry of 1970s and 80s Filipino exploitation movies the hidden gems of grindhouse cinema.

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Life

Here’s A Facebook Tip For You… Dump It For Twitter

Everyone’s talking about the 10 Facebook Tips for Power Users. Here’s my suggestion…

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Music

Hop Farm Headliner Brett Anderson On Being Called A C***

Suede have been confirmed as one of the headline acts for the Hop Farm festival. Here Brett muses on the perils of Brit Pop and why he hates ‘reunions’.

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Life

LulzSec: The Secret Revolutionary Hacktivists Meet Their Doom

Following the ‘flipping’ of Hector Xavier Monsegur by the CIA, five top members of Lulzsec have been arrested today. So this looks like curtains for the anarchist group that hacked CIA, Fox, Sony and several financial institutions. Here is their story…

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Music

You The Boss: In Defence Of Nicki Minaj

The mega-buttocked 26 year old may just be billed as the Lady GaGa of hip-hop, but here’s why she has revived the role of the female rapper.

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Music

Love Tyler The Creator? Here’s 6 US Rappers To Get Excited About

The world may rightly be going mental over Odd Future and controversial frontman Tyler The Creator, but bubbling away from the OFWGKTA movement is plenty of other rap talent.

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Music

Jessie J: 9 Female Urban Stars With More Swagger Than The MOBO Winner

Jessie J has swept the board at the MOBOs but this talented lot are hot on her tail.

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Music

The Pornification Of Pop

Stock, Aitken and Waterman produced some of the blandest music ever known to mankind but is that preferable to Katy Perry squirting cream out of her tits, Rihanna indulging in light bondage and a 17 year old MC rapping about getting gang-banged.

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Books

Gonzo: A Graphic Biography of Hunter S. Thompson

Six years on since the father of Gonzo journalism, Hunter S. Thompson, committed suicide comes the release of this unique take on a biography. ‘Gonzo’ delves past the drink, drugs and ‘Fear and Loathing…’ to chart the great man’s astounding life.

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Music

Kreayshawn’s White Girl Mob: Is It Ever OK To Say “Nigger”?

Kreayshawn’s much over-hyped West coast music collective and online sensation, White Girl Mob, have found themselves in hot water more than once over dropping the N-Bomb. Is it a word that’ll always be taboo?

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Life

The Demonised Youth

Gleeful looting, mindless violence and mass destruction. Have the young generation been demonised to the point of no empathy?

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People

Amy Winehouse: Death Of A Songbird

Set on a path of self destruction that was often treated as farce, singer Amy Winehouse finally succumbed to her demons, as she was found dead at her flat aged just 27.

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People

Meet Wendi Deng, The Tiger In Murdoch’s Jungle

Formerly known as Mrs Rupert Murdoch, Wendi Deng’s literal leap to her husband’s defence may have propelled her into the spotlight, but here’s why there’s much more to the ‘Tiger Wife’ than just a lightning speed slap.

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Film

5 Things We Learnt From The Apprentice

Another instalment of The Apprentice down and a surprise win for nerd-inventor Tom Pellereau. But what did we learn along the way?

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Life

Sheikhs, Sex And Scandal: The 5 Best News Of The World Moments

As the final edition of the News Of The World hits the shelves, we look back at the notorious British tabloid that has provoked both fury, praise and always titillation for 168 years.

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Film

The Apprentice 2011, Week One: App Attack

Round 2 and our “brightest” business minds are battling it out in the fast-paced arena of mobile phone apps. Will they dream up the next Angry Birds or will they make an app version of Bernard Manning?

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Football

Fight Night: Pacquiao vs Mosley

FIGHT NIGHT and it’s another big money Vegas showdown. This time it’s between two of the politest men in boxing, Manny “The Pac-Man” Pacquiao and underdog “Sugar” Shane Mosley.

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Life

Confessions of a Temp Agency Employee

Pervert Santas, encouraging alcoholism, competitive baking and raising money for pandas. All in a days work for a temp agency employee.

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Music

Adele vs Madonna: No Contest

Adele has smashed a chart record set by Madonna, making her one of the bestselling female acts of our time – which is a sorry state of affairs for pop music.

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Film

Louis Theroux: America’s Most Hated Family In Crisis

Remember the odious Phelps family from the Westboro Baptist Church? Well they’re back, and amongst the anti-semitism and general hatred, cracks have started to appear…

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Life

Is This The Ultimate Internet Troll Fail?

The curious case of mediocre YouTube comedian, Peter Coffin, who was caught out posing as his own girlfriend, hit the net and went viral this week. An elaborate hoax or not, is all publicity good publicity?

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Film

Supersize Vs Superskinny Kids

Channel 4′s dietary freak show is back but this time it’s tackling the weight problems of the UK’s youngsters. But how effective can a TV programme really be?

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Music

Are You The New Tupac?

Now that production of the recently revived ‘Tupac’ biopic is underway again, a twist has been brought into the making, with aspiring actors invited to have a crack at playing the legendary rapper at an open online casting call.

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Film

Wonders of the Universe: Particle Physics Made Sexy

Usually I hate learning and enriching my mind and stuff but Brian Cox’s boyish good looks and gentle Northern burr have successfully warmed me to the delights of Newton’s Laws of Motion.

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Film

Watch The Birdie: Taking on Tyson Reviewed

He’s a convicted rapist, one of the most exciting boxers to ever sling leather and has been a wildman all of his life, but this documentary about his love of pigeons shows another side to Mike Tyson, but is it real?

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Film

The Model Agency: Best Taken With A Pinch Of Salt

Premier Models are not only one of the most powerful agencies in the world, they are also staffed by some of the most delusional, self-serving tools to be seen on TV…

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Life

Is Leona Lewis Really The Best Woman Ever?

On a day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women an X-Factor pop star who once sang about hemorrhaging is voted the best woman ever.

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Film

Charlie Sheen Needs an Intern and Valium

The job market may be brutal right now so young hopefuls should be thankful that Charlie Sheen is opening up his doors to an intern like the selfless martyr he is.

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Film

Let’s Dance For Comic Relief And Constant Unwavering Attention

No amount of high-kicking, jazz hands, body popping or even serious faced shots of Lenny Henry can hide what a celebrity ego stroking parade Comic Relief has become.

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Film

10 O’Clock Live: It’s Not Getting Any Better

Contrived, schizophrenic and, essentially, crap. Surely Channel 4 will see sense and pull this canned whoop-fest soon?

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Film

Why I Love My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

The thing I love about Channel 4 is their ability to dress things up as hard-hitting analyses of people twitching on the outskirts of polite society when we all know that real the purpose of these documentaries is make you shout at your telly like a goaded drunk.

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Film

The X Factor Final Preview

The students are rioting, the world is in financial meltdown and the Koreas are about to start World War III, but who cares because tonight is the X Factor final.

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Film

Gillian McKeith: Britain’s Most Revolting Woman

While watching I’m A Celebrity I can’t help fantasising about choking McKeith with her own sleeping bag -the poo-jabbing Scottish witch…

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Film

Apprentice 2010: Week 6

This week, the teams are charged with inventing a new household cleaner. Cue misogyny, an octopus, and the final death rattle of the unemployed marketing whizz.

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Film

X-Factor: Live Show 5

In case you missed Saturday night’s extravaganza here’s your chance to ‘enjoy’ the latest performances by the Brazilian sex pest, Crayola Cheryl and Budget Sade.

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Film

The Only Way Is Essex

Glamour models getting their teeth whitened and glue-gunning rhinestones to their minges; it’s no wonder trashy real-life soap opera ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ has become essential viewing on Sundays.

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