The Guardian documents how George Osbourne’s attempt at connecting with the electorate was just a big failure. If there was an option between a soggy, limp big mac or a full on gob filling burger…you’d not chose the McDonalds – would you? In fact, how anyone choses to go in to McDonalds when they’re not lying on their death bed suffering from a bad bout of wine flu is beyond us. Which is why we think that it’s utterly ridiculous that George Osbourne should have to justify buying a £6.75 burger.
Birdwatchers who were elated to go see an extremely rare swift went home devastated as it got sucked in and killed by a wind turbine. Josh Jones, one of the twitchers who travelled to the Isles of Harris for the White-throated Needletail, the world’s fastest flying bird said: “It is ironic that after waiting so long for this bird to turn up in the UK it was killed by a wind turbine and not a natural predator.”
Whilst we’re talking birds, The Sun’s new editor has announced that page 3 will stay. David Dinsmore has said that pictures are a good way of selling newspapers with two thirds of readers wanting to keep the page. So not to appear sleazy, he compared The Sun to the British Museum saying: “This stuff at the British Museum is far more explicit and raunchy.”
The Voice judge William Will.I.Am is suing Pharrell Williams for using the “i am” brand. Pharrell has set up “i am OTHER” brand to promote talent online. But Will.i.am whose real name is William James Adams has taken exception and filed a lawsuit claiming that he owns the copyright to the phrase “I AM. Whatevs!
As well as being Editor here at The Spin Alley, Rachael is also a freelance journalist and blogger covering lifestyle, travel, culture, entertainment, media and online life for online and print publications.