On this day…in 2005

On the morning of July 7, 2005, bombs are detonated in three crowded London Underground stations and one bus during the peak of the city’s rush hour. The synchronized suicide bombings, which were thought to be the work of al-Qaida, killed 56 people including the bombers and injured another 700. It was the largest attack … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1564

Shakespeare was born on this day in 1564, and on the same day he died in 1616. Although the plays of William Shakespeare may be the most widely read works in the English language, little is known for certain about the playwright himself. Some scholars even believe the plays were not written by William Shakespeare … [Read the full story]

Want to eliminate Justin Bieber from the web?

Pop prince Justin Bieber may have over 35 million followers on Twitter but there seems to be many more people who just can’t stand him. There is no stopping the baby hit maker’s musical bandwagon fuelled by the passionate fans he likes to call Beliebers despite a tumultuous week on tour in London. One man, however, is … [Read the full story]

A square in Spain to be named after Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer of The Clash is to be honoured with a square in the Spanish city of Granada named after him. Though the iconic punk figure passed away over 10 years ago his legacy lives on and a petition on Facebook to name a square in the city after Strummer was approved by officials this … [Read the full story]

Liam Gallagher walks out on George Michael

Liam Gallagher reportedly walked out on George Michael, who was performing in London gig last after just 23 minutes. The Beady Eye frontman accompanied wife Nicole Appleton and friends Tamzin Outhwaite and Kate Thornton to the concert at London’s Earls Court Arena, but spent most of his time at the bar with bandmate Andy Bell. … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1618

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English explorer, soldier and writer who was imprisoned in the Tower of London and eventually put to death after being accused of treason by James I. Before serving in the Huguenot army in France he studied at Oxford, and became a favorite of Queen Elizabeth after serving in her army … [Read the full story]

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

I give you all warning this is a little rude and may not be to everyone’s taste… My brother rang me today, he’d gone to London for his yearly holiday to London. And after a few drinks with friends decided to go for a wander. He went into St Paul’s Cathedral and went up to … [Read the full story]

Is Madonna off her tits?

It is alleged that Madonna thinks the US President is a Muslim. Strange because he seems to be backing Israel quite strongly. Perhaps she has spent too much time in London. Latest name being talked up in the Grey saga is allegedly Kate Winslet (now an Oscar winner) would give the film some clout. The … [Read the full story]

This proves Liam Gallagher is a fucking idiot

Liam Gallagher has said that he enjoys ‘winding up’ his pet dogs. The Beady Eye frontman explained that he likes to trick his pets into thinking he’s going to take them for a walk, but then refuses to do so. Gallagher said: “I like winding me dogs up. I just stand there with the lead, … [Read the full story]

Liam Gallagher turns 40…in a tuxedo

For years he has been the bad boy of the British music scene with a nonchalant attitude and outspoken opinions. But Liam Gallagher may have just grown up as he celebrated his 40th birthday on Friday night at Whiskey Mist, in London. The Mancunian was suited and booted as he and his celebrity mates hit … [Read the full story]

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