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The Eroticism of Fat Men

‘Sexual depravity’ of penguins that Antarctic scientist dared not reveal

Landmark polar research about the Adélie penguin’s sex life by Captain Scott’s expedition, deemed too shocking for the public 100 years ago, is unearthed at the Natural History Museum Dr … Continue reading

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Necrophilia among ducks ruffles research feathers

The strange case of the homosexual necrophiliac duck pushed out the boundaries of knowledge in a rather improbable way when it was recorded by Dutch researcher Kees Moeliker. It may … Continue reading

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Scene from „The Serpents egg (Das Schlangenei) (3)

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The Secret Agent: ​a timely BBC adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s novel

As Conrad’s 1907 novel screens, Mark Lawson hails a prescient masterpiece that has shaped depictions of terrorism and espionage Toby Jones as Verloc in the new BBC1 adaptation of The … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lost strip clubs — No.2 The Flying Scotsman strip pub, King’s Cross (now The Scottish Stores craft beer pub)

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lost strip clubs — No.1 Boulevard Strip, Soho (aka the French Pussycat Club)

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

London Strip News — Woolpack Hayes now has an online rota

In the best news in the strip pub scene since the Flying Scotsman closed, the Woolpack in Hayes (just outside London admittedly) now publishes the names of their florid & … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

German MPs back stricter rape laws after Cologne attacks

Legislation tightens rules on consent, makes groping a sex crime and enables prosecution of entire groups A sign at a protest over the Cologne sex attacks in January. Photograph: Sascha … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sterling slide is painful but what we need in a global deflation crisis

AMBROSE EVANS-PRITCHARD Telegraph 6 JULY 2016  The pound has had a spectacular fall but it is not such a bad thing in a deflationary world of currency wars   Britain … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ignore the prophets of doom. Brexit will be good for Britain

Simon Jenkins A stale leadership class is on the way out and the property bubble will burst. I can’t see the bad news Illustration by Eva Bee The Guardian, Wednesday … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

German politicians propose offering young Britons dual citizenship

Sigmar Gabriel says Germany cannot ‘raise drawbridge’ on UK’s young people who want to remain EU citizens British young people protest against leaving the EU, in Berlin on Saturday. Photograph: … Continue reading

July 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

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