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Steven Baxter
18 June 2011
Journalists
Steven Baxter
13 June 2011
"I never expected this level of attention," wrote A Gay Girl in Damascus in what will probably be her final...
Steven Baxter
09 June 2011
Ryan Giggs's spectacular plummet in the public estimation is the perfect example of how our celebrity culture works. A...
Steven Baxter
05 June 2011
10.32am Welcome to this morning's liveblogging liveblog, where I will be updating you on today's live blogs, as they...
Steven Baxter
03 June 2011
Bloody foreign bacteria, coming over here, infecting us. Yes, the latest panic-porn scare story being fed to us is the...
Steven Baxter
27 May 2011
Cheryl Cole, our dimple-cheeked Queen of Talent Show Hearts, has been dumped. Dumped, I tell you. And a nation mourns....
Steven Baxter
24 May 2011
Oh, Ryan Giggs. It was Ryan Giggs all along. Who knew? Well, it's easy for a jumped-up media type like me, who wastes a...
Steven Baxter
19 May 2011
"BRITAIN'S 40% SURGE IN ETHNIC NUMBERS – 9 MILLION LIVING HERE ARE NON-WHITE", yells the front-page...
Steven Baxter
14 May 2011
Eurovision is Europe in miniature – at the same time both maddeningly wonderful and brilliantly depressing, a...
Steven Baxter
12 May 2011
"So bot's happened to perky Pippa?" chortled the Daily Star this morning, next to a photo of the most famous...
Steven Baxter
10 May 2011
Scolded? Big deal
Steven Baxter
09 May 2011
Someone once had sex with someone else. Can you imagine? An adult . . . having sex with another adult. It's a startling...
Politics
05 May 2011
Authorship is a funny thing. Take this blog post, for example. There, above the headline, is a large, pink egg-shaped...
Steven Baxter
03 May 2011
"Pics, or it didn't happen," is one of the mantras of our time. Without a blurry, badly lit photo snatched on...
Steven Baxter
28 April 2011
At first, it was the royal wedding that was annoying. Then, people complaining about the royal wedding being annoying...

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