Bring back safe cigs  – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Bring back safe cigs  – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

FORMER neighbour Gertrude – well into her eighties and with a voice like a wood shredder due to a lifetime of heavy smoking – stunned me a few years back by asking ‘Where can I buy cigs that won’t damage my health?’   She’d just been out to buy 40 Marlboros and was horrified to […]

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Whatever became of Uri Geller? – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Whatever became of Uri Geller? – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

I’VE lost count of the number of times that I’ve drained the kitchen sink after washing up session, only to discover a teaspoon languishing at the bottom. This annoys the hell out of me, but when it happened this week I noticed the spoon was bent almost in half. The thought briefly entered my mind […]

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Internet trolls: mad, bad and disruptive – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Internet trolls: mad, bad and disruptive – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

WHEN I glanced up at the clock and saw it was 3.30 am, I realised I’d spent almost three hours playing whack-a-mole with an Internet troll called John Allman. The fool had been bombarding my Freethinker website with increasingly hysterical comments about the Core Issues Trust (CIT), the ‘gay cure’ outfit that I wrote about […]

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A very narrow escape – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

A very narrow escape – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Boyfriend Renee in 1965 WHEN I was 18, I began dating an attractive Italian girl to hide the fact that I was gay. We grew very close through our mutual love of photography. So close that I gave her a key to my apartment. It all went horribly wrong when Alessandra walked in one evening […]

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Cashing in on conspiracy theories – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Cashing in on conspiracy theories – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

HOW easy is it to join the world’s expanding army of conspiracy theorists? Judging from a recent live-streamed YouTube broadcast featuring former footballer David Icke and viewed by over one million people, VERY! For three hours people around the globe hung on every word that came out of this buffoon’s mouth when he was interviewed […]

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More sense, less Sinophobia, please – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

More sense, less Sinophobia, please – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Image credit: YouTube/TRT World WHEN I first became aware of the hatred unleashed against China by America’s imbecile of a President my immediate thought was that the vast majority using social media to parrot his demands for a boycott of Chinese products were using phones and computers made or assembled in the very country they […]

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Mini-pizzas: So wrong but so right! – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Mini-pizzas: So wrong but so right! – Euro Weekly News Spain Barry Duke News Article

Who’d have thought?! IN THE early 1980s I met a charming American holidaying in the same hotel that my late partner Brian and I chose for our vacation in Barcelona. We got on so well that Tim extended us an invitation to stay with him, should we ever cross the pond and visit San Francisco. […]

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