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13 fantastically fun tweets that savaged Theresa May’s election disaster

Theresa May, Ms Robot

Theresa May’s spectacular own goal in the June 2017 election not only showcased how badly she read the country but also the brilliance of Labours and Jeremy Corbyn’s appeal for a society that benefits the few not the many. May’s “strong and stable” leadership has now resulted in a coalition of chaos at the beck and call of the DUP, a party so whacko they think the Pope is the Anti-Christ, gay marriage is a sin, climate change a myth and that the earth is only 6000 years old. Happily, this shitstorm has given Twitter a field day. Here are 13 comments of the Tory fiasco that made us laugh loudest.

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15 fantastically fun protest signs from the Unite for Europe march

Tens of thousands marched in London today to celebrate 60 years of the European Union and protest the titanic idiocy of Brexit. A triumphant display of British spirit, this sea of red, white, blue and yellow swept through the streets up to Parliament Square proving that Remainers refused be cowed by terrorism in their fight for their children and grandchildren’s future. Friend of Ink Tank and ardent Remain campaigner, Simon Field was there and shared some of his favourite protest signs. Here are 15 of the finest.

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Colleen Terrans 18 and Dawn Miller 21 riding on the bonnet of the leading car of the South Glamorgan campaign to Keep Britain in Europe.

14 incredible photos of Britain’s 1975 vote to stay in the EU

Back in 1975, Britons had their first chance to ditch membership in a European Economic Union in favour of an isolationist policy in an already international world. Sane heads prevailed in this first-ever national referendum and 67% of the votes were for remaining in the Economic Zone.

Staying in the EEC was no obvious choice for the then ruling Labour minority government. Concerns over the EEC included the price of wood within the EEC as opposed to trade within the Commonwealth, the government’s ability to sovereignly practice “socialist” politics et cetera. The whole process is very much worth a read on Wikipedia.

However, let’s take a couple minutes for a photographic look back at the political season leading up to the 1975 referendum.
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16 Facebook pages every Remainer battling Brexit should follow

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By any standards, 2016 has a year of political turmoil and, thanks to Brexit, the UK now faces the greatest upheaval since 1945. However, there is a silver lining to the nasty nationalism unleashed by the likes of Nigel Farage and embraced by the Tory government. Thanks to their extremism, there’s been a political awakening of the millions who oppose it. One example of this is the huge number of Facebook pages that have been created to help coordinate action, educate, entertain and spread news and views to the ever growing legions of Remainers. To give you a better idea of the scale of this formidable online community, we’ve listed 16 Facebook pages ever Remainer should follow.

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President Donald Trump's face photoshopped onto photo of Queen Elisabeth II

The internet photoshopped Donald Trump onto the Queen and it’s scarily convincing

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Known rapist and US President elect Donald Trump behaves like a caricature of a monarch from Game of Thrones. So, naturally, someone saw it fitting to deal with this ordeal placed upon us in the form of the “leader of the free world” by giving Mr. Trump the full royal treatment.

The “royal treatment” is an open ended concept. In this instance, it refers to photoshopping Trump into full drag as Queen Elisabeth II. Because why not.

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13 reasons why the Daily Mail is the world’s worst “newspaper”

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To get a grasp of the UK’s garbage media landscape, an outsider need look no further than The Daily Mail. Founded in 1886, to quote was Britain’s first daily newspaper “aimed at the newly literate lower-middle class market resulting from mass education, combining a low retail price with plenty of competitions, prizes and promotional gimmicks”.

Today, The Daily Mail is an outlet not only for your garden-variety conservative politics but a legitimizer of xenophobia, racism, sexism, not to mention and an abusive and dull-minded culture of celebrity worship/stalking. Most shockingly, its readership is largely from the educated socioeconomic layers of Britain.

You can quite literally buy a copy any day to see what a vile rag it is, but to save you your money we’ve picked out some fine headlines from The Daily Mail’s recent past. These titles sound like things a demented zombie version of Hyacinth Bucket would write if it were recruited from a viral publisher, which specialised in slut-shaming headlines above pictures of humping puppies. Enjoy these in the knowledge, the current own Lord Rothermere is a tax dodging billionaire, who great granddad got all hot and bothered about Hitler.

The good old intolerance of intolerance spin

AMANDA PLATELL: The real gay marriage bigots are its intolerant supporters

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11 effortless self-comforting strategies for Leavers still awaiting Brexit

11 effortless self-comforting strategies for Leavers still awaiting Brexit

Were you a Leave voter? Are you sore about Brexit being put off for months, maybe years, possibly forever? Do not fear. Inspired by a similarly helpful list created for Remainers, we’ve put together 11 top self-comforting strategies to help Quitters deal with their ongoing torment.

1. Call every person who voted Remain a “whiner” and a “loser”, ignoring the fact that democracy isn’t like a game of footy that ends when someone blows a whistle.

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8 hilarious movie spoof posters showcasing the idiocy of Brexit politicians

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As the slow-motion car crash that is Brexit Britain continues to get worse by the day, more and more Britons are using comedy to help them deal with the bleak realities of a country in chaos. One new form currently showcasing the idiocy and ineptness of Brexit politicians is the Brexit movie spoof poster. With countless possible posters to play with it’s proven to be a rich source of inspiration.

Meet the Brexit movie spoof creator

So, much so that one photographer, Kathy Tipping has made them into something of an art form. But what got her started? “I have always loved the artwork and photography on film imagery, the use of succinctly determining and relevant snappy taglines in cinema and classic quad posters,” she says. “Secondly, I have a real love for surreal, absurdist or just plain childishly silly, but intelligent humour – amongst my comic heroes are Monty Python, The Goodies, Father Ted, the IT Crowd, Mighty Boosh, This is Jinsy, Mitchell and Web, Count Arthur Strong, The Fast Show, Spaced & Simon Pegg Cornetto Film Trilogy – all of whom share an often off-kilter, ludicrously daft but subtly clever slant which tickles my sense of humour in particular. I’m also very inspired through my familiarity the parody writing of my musical hero, Neil Innes, the singer/songwriter, of Monty Python Fame, The Rutles, (Beatles Parody), The BBC series The Innes Book of Records – and Raggy Dolls theme music! – he uses the farcical nature of life and politics in his fantastic song repertoire and I see him as my muse in many respects.”




Below you’ll find some of her best, along with one lampooning Angela Eagle by her partner James Murray, and a couple of bonus posters discovered on Facebook. With the Brexit fiasco being such comedy gold, we’re sure they’ll be plenty more to come.

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11 perfect new jobs for Nigel Farage as suggested by Twitter

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Nigel Farage has resigned as leader of UKIP… again. Last time it was when he got trounced in the 2015 general election, failing to win a seat in parliament for a record 7th time. This year it’s after his huge mouth, and even larger lies, helped contribute to the greatest example of collective self-harm in British history, Brexit. Needless to say, the UK has been broken by the news and in an effort to soothe Farage’s woes Twitter has been suggesting new jobs for him, (despite the fact he’ll still be “earning” 78 thousand a year as an EU MEP). These are 11 of the best.

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16 tragically funny tweets that show what people think of Brexit in 5 words

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Whoever would’ve believed that petty internal Conservative Party politics would lead to a moment like this. Thanks to David Cameron’s reckless gamble going spectacularly wrong, the UK has voted to leave the EU. Predictably, the speed at which the Leave campaign backpedaled on their promises was only matched by the speed at which everything went tits up. Turns out those pesky experts, shoving their qualifications down our throats, were right. The pound plummeted to a 31 year low, the SNP called for another Scottish independence referendum, the Prime Minister resigned and 24 years of EU contributions were wiped off the value of the stock market, all before breakfast.

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