Monthly Archives: September 2008

What do you want from MSN UK?

Posted by Matt Ball, MSN UK editor-in-chief MSN UK is on the shortlist for an award: The Association of Online Publishers 2008 award for Best Online Consumer Publisher. The result will be revealed on the evening of Wednesday October 1. We’re in … Continue reading

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Do MSN users dream of virtual sheep?

Posted by Will     Friday web links:   Brilliant viral ad that re-energises old school platform gaming   …and where they stole the idea from   “Reverse” graffiti; man fined for cleaning walls   Prehistoric to early modern computers … Continue reading

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Viewer launches

Posted by Nicole Today we launched a page which brings you the best of our content in a whole new way.  MSN Viewer is an experimental entry point into the MSN portal built using Microsoft’s Silverlight technology.  We wanted to … Continue reading

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The most bizarre ‘goal’ ever?

Posted by Tony Football is often described as a funny old game, and this bizarre incident is further evidence of that maxim. During Saturday’s League Championship tie between Reading and Watford, the assistant referee amazingly awarded a goal to Reading … Continue reading

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A sperm whale and a bowl of petunias

Posted by Ian I was more excited than I thought I’d be by the news that someone has been commissioned to write the sixth book in the Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy ‘trilogy’. The thought had never occurred to me … Continue reading

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Dennis the not such a Menace

Posted by Dom Shocking news in the papers today; Dennis the Menace’s harmless brand of anarchy in The Beano has been toned down since the late 1980s, over fears that his treatment of Walter the Softie could be classified as … Continue reading

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Tea: silent but deadly

Posted by Ian A year or so ago I discovered a peculiar green staining on the back of most of my teeth. It wasn’t particularly visible to anybody else (or so I assumed, seeing as nobody had mentioned it) and … Continue reading

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One club, 61 million owners

Posted by Ian The replacement of Manchester City’s previous owner, "a human rights abuser of the worst kind"*, with the royal family of the United Arab Emirates, is about a big a demonstration you can get of how unpopular leading … Continue reading

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August’s homepage reviewed

Posted by Dom Here’s a quick look at what you thought of the site in August. The tragic plane crash in Madrid and Kerry Katona’s bankruptcy were two of the biggest news stories in our slides during August. On a … Continue reading

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Cheer up!

Posted by Ian We’re apparently facing the biggest economic slump for 60 years, looters are preparing to terrorise our towns and cities, and Mr Burns and Rev. Lovejoy’s wife are hoping to win the US election for the Republican party. … Continue reading

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