Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Christmas hat anger

Bournemouth Echo: Woman trembles in fear as horse tries to eat her Christmas hat

Let this be a warning to you: IT IS STILL NOVEMBER

Charity anger

Dorset Echo: Warning over dodgy charity collectors

"I'd grasp her knocker firmly and ask her for money"

"Healing centre" anger

Edinburgh News: Anger as thieves target "healing centre" twice in six weeks

Top use of quotation marks in the original article.

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Housing anger

Staines News: Residents angry at crumbling flats

Isn't it terrible when you go to a fancy dress party and EVERYBODY'S gone as the construction worker from the Village People?

Monday, November 29, 2010

Speedcock anger

Dorset Echo: Charity's fury as speedcock scrawled on minibus


Scientology Anger

Mandurah Coastal Times: Man fined for harassing Church of Scientology

Get your hair cut

Spotter's Badge: Kim

Bus anger

This is Exeter: OUTRAGE after girl thrown off bus

Yeah, well, Stagecoach...

Spotter's Badge: Alexandra

Bowling anger

Edinburgh News: Police called as man claims assault over bowling club row

The "overarm versus underarm" debate rumbles ever onward

Spotter's Badge: Caroline

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Mohican anger

This is Hull and East Riding: Dad livid to find that after sending son to school with haircut that breaks school uniform code, he is sent home from school for breaking school uniform code

Who'd have thought it?

Spotter's Badge: Andrew

Charity shop anger

Dorset Echo: Charity staff fears losses due to roadworks

... by going to the paper the day the roadworks end.

Swimming pool anger

South West News: Anger over parking near swimming pool

"I'd park in her swimming pool"*

Spotter's Badge: Michael

* I wouldn't park in her swimming pool

OAP parking anger

Essex Echo: Pensioner vows to go to prison rather than pay parking fines

Advice: Don't bend down in the showers

Saturday, November 27, 2010

JCB anger

Bournemouth Echo: Businessman's fury as vandals wreck lorries

The very dictionary definition of dismay

Booze shop anger

Stuff.nz: Anger as booze shop planned near schools

Yeah - make the little scrotes take some exercise

Dummy anger now in EYE-POPPING 3-D!

Sunshine Coast Daily: Angry mum told baby's dummy 'is safe for use'

Please put on your glasses for full effect

I'd suck on her... oh, never mind

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Friday, November 26, 2010

Pointless anger

Dorset Echo: Residents furious over name for new crossroads

There are - of course - many more things to get upset over. For God's sake, Gillian McKeith's still in I'm a Celebrity.

School bus anger

North Wales Weekly News: Angry parents furious over unsafe school bus service

...All apart from Giant Head Woman on the left

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Villa Anger

Birmingham Mail: Football fan ejected from ground for heading the ball

...and possession of a Villa shirt in a built-up area

Spotter's Badge: Tim

Turkey anger in EYE-POPPING 3-D!!!

Sunshine Coast Daily: Fear, loathing as turkeys invade suburbia, just in time for Christmas

At last, the 3-D newspaper. Please put on your special glasses to get the full effect

Spotter's Badge: Rob

Thursday, November 25, 2010


Wolverhampton Express and Star: Couple locked inside airport terminal for fifteen minutes

"Thank goodness they made it out alive. I haven’t been this moved by a story since the Chilean miners."

Spotter's Badge: Jill

Burglary anger

Get Surrey: "Lack of respect" after repeated burglaries at angry bloke's house

Where Are They Now: Brian Johnson out of AC/DC

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Yellow line anger

East Anglia Daily Times: Fury, pointing as mysterious yellow lines appear in village

"They are beautiful yellow lines, very straight."

Spotter's Badge: Rhys

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Olympics Anger

Waltham Forest Guardian: Star of Olympics job advert still unemployed after a year

I'd give her Olympic rings a good work-out

Supermarket lorry anger

Bridgewater Mercury: Supermarket lorries 'driving us mad'

Top marks for the 'Nescafe handshake' in the front row

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Pudsey riot anger

Bournemouth Echo: Children in Need appeal utterly destroyed in Great Bournemouth Pudsey Riots

Tragic - Pudsey's eye was just getting better, and NOW THIS.

Spotter's Badge: @hp88

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Robbery anger

Waltham Forest Guardian: Fury as burglars target nursery for third time

Standards are slipping. Some of those kids haven't even bothered to cross their arms.

Terrorism Anger

Dorset Echo: Local crones panic after brown-skinned man found working at Olympic sailing site

“They need to check that he’s not scattered something that’s going to lie dormant for 18 months. I’m not saying he is a terrorist but he could be. It’s possible.”


Bad E-Fit

Hampshire Police: Police hunt indecent exposure suspect

Note to Hampshire Police: Why - in the name of parted buttocks - are you protecting your wanted notices with legally scary copyright warnings? Don't you want people to help?

Don't have nightmares

Monday, November 22, 2010

Model yacht anger

Bournemouth Echo: Model enthusiasts taken to HULL AND BACK by pond weed woe

Top, top punnery by Echo sub editors. Take the rest of the day off.

Spotter's Badge: Katy

Pie Anger

Reading Evening Post: Earring found in meat pie

There goes my no-questions-asked pie-filling contract

Angry cat anger

Wolverhampton Express and Star: Angry cat livid after getting trapped in house

I LOLed. I LOLed out loud

Spotter's Badge: Jill

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Building anger

Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express: Locals furious over land use debate

Great that Wayne Rooney's thrown his weight behind this crucial campaign

Road anger

Tayside Courier: Protestors shame-faced as they all turn up to demo with matching placards

Superb crowd-shot - will be keeping an eye on this paper

Spotter's Badges: Richard, Anon

Scout hut anger

Watford Observer: Angry Scouts vow to whittle vandals TO DEATH. Or something

"I'd stick my woggle up her Beaver"

Spotter's Badge: TRT

New Tooth anger

Kentish Gazette: Pensioner's life is thrown upside-down as he grows a new tooth at the age of 82

Kentish Gazette? Are you sure that's spelled right?

Spotter's Badge: Jo

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Festive anger

Bournemouth Echo: Traders point in impotent fury as festive slide erected outside their businesses, you know, to draw in more customers

And so the season of goodwill approaches, and like night follows day, it brings out the humbugs. Superb angry pointing, we think you'll agree.

Spotter's Badge: The Bournemouth Daily Echo


Sunshine Coast Daily: Bird attacks make old bloke soil his shorts IN FEAR

"LIKE a wildlife ninja, Tom Nealson snatched butcher birds out of the air with a net as they swooped to attack him."


Spotter's Badge: Rob

Bike Lane anger

London Evening Standard: Camapigners point out that Narrow Street in East London is called that for a reason

Good point, well made

Spotter's Badge: Jim

Friday, November 19, 2010

Wedding photo anger

Somewhere in Australia Weekly: Wedding photos spoiled by traditional Australian pursuits

...being sports, booze and having a barbecue. Deport the ingrates!

Spotter's Badge: Kim

House move anger

Bristol Evening Post: Hapless flatmate loads belongings into wrong car ... with HILARIOUS results!

I'd fill her boot...

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Bus stop anger

Somewhere in Australia Reporter: Passengers not told bus stops taken out of service

Aussie anger: Exactly the same as British anger, only with better weather.

Spotter's Badge: Kim

Break-in anger

Oxford Mail: Allotment holders angry over spate of thefts

A fine study in arm-folding.

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Theatre anger

Somewhere in Australia News: Locals angry over threat to theatre

"Come on darlings! Show that anger! Show that rage!"

Spotter's Badge: Kim

Funding anger

Oxford Mail: Locals upset over funding cuts

"Councillor Fooks". I sincerely hope not.

Spotter's Badge: Suzanne

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Gay helmet anger

Sunshine Coast Daily: Teen unrepentant as police fine him twice for riding without 'gay' helmet

*cough* Gay haircut *cough*

Spotter's Badge: Rob

The angriest paper of all time

It's not often I do a post such as this, but the following were the FIVE lead stories on the Reading Evening Post website on a single day this October. Never before - and never again since - will so much fury be illustrated in a single day's press.

And the lead story on such a tumultuous day? The garden gnome.

Well done the Post. Still got it.

Nursery closure fear after thefts

Seeing red over green collection

Who'll mend broken lights on towpath?

Fined twice for driving blunder

There's gnome place like home