The Geldof grief-fest shows how ravenous the cult of mourning has become.
The media’s mocking of the power couple’s spiritual separation is hypocritical.
Calm down, everybody. Refereeing cock-ups are part of the fun of football.
The launch of PoundPub is attracting the ire of snobs and prohibitionists.
Student laddishness is a kind of rebellion against the new authoritarianism.
Must-reads from the past week
Old Trafford no longer has teams trembling with fear – and that decline started under Fergie.
A feeble headbutt earned the Newcastle boss a seven-game ban and a deluge of sanctimony. The rest of us just laughed.
It wasn't all paedos and power cuts says Mick Hume (above, in white jumper).
Cantona's kung-fu kick was not a political statement, it was comedy gold.