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The DisUnitedKingdom

Matthew Steeples suggests Britain has descended into chaos as a result of Brexit and whether you’re a Brexiteer or Remainer, it is time we stopped hating one another   One in six of us have fallen...

Bercow’s Brilliance

Matthew Steeples does a U-turn and salutes John Bercow   John Bercow is a truly repugnant specimen. Aside from being married to a vile woman – and one that is most definitely not a lady –...

Arise The Gavinator

Gavin Newsom brings hope to America and we expect him to great things as 40th Governor of California; we also urge him to do what he can to free the victims of parental abuse,...

The Flaws of Fat Cat Friday

Matthew Steeples suggests that ‘Fat Cat Friday’ is actually not such a bad thing   Today is branded ‘Fat Cat Friday’ by some in the UK. They moan that business chief executives of the top FTSE...

Punish Pavement Pests

In the wake of a rollerblader causing a woman severe head injuries, Matthew Steeples demands ‘pavement pests’ – including those blessed scooters – be banned from spaces meant for pedestrians   ‘Pavement pests’ – adults on...

Stupid People

The behaviour of Jeremy Corbyn yesterday is indicative of a new low in the conduct of British politicians suggests Matthew Steeples   Yesterday in the House of Commons, yah-boo politics reared its ugly head when Jeremy...

Trashbag Theresa

Theresa May will likely win today, but, argues Matthew Steeples, the country will be ever poorer as a result   Theresa May is rather like a binbag: Something you want to throw out, but something that...

When Shall We Three Meet Again?

As Theresa May hangs on in spite of revolts and defeats, Matthew Steeples asks: ‘How much longer can this kitten heeled harbinger of disaster hang on?’   When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or...

Save The Swan

Matthew Steeples highlights that not only the appalling case of two swans and five cygnets being shot in Kent but also other problems facing these majestic birds   This summer, on The Serpentine in Hyde Park,...

The Berk Bercow

Speaker Bercow brings shame on himself and Britain through his mendacious ways (yet again) suggests Matthew Steeples   John Bercow could be criticised for marrying a rough bird named Sally (who then had an affair with...

The Murkiness of Maddie

Matthew Steeples questions the reasoning of the continued funding into the investigation into the ‘disappearance’ of Madeleine McCann   Madeleine McCann deserves justice. That’s undeniable but what is utterly wrong is that so do all the...

Bring Her Down

Matthew Steeples calls for Theresa May to follow her resigning ministers and JUST GO   Today was a moment in history. First, Theresa May lost a fair few cabinet ministers and then she stupidly claimed: “A...

Trounced Theresa

Matthew Steeples suggests Theresa May’s time truly is up   Theresa May stood at The Centopah yesterday and looked like a she was about to be run into the ground.   Next to the scruffy (as could be...

Trounced Theresa

Matthew Steeples suggests Theresa May’s time truly is up   Theresa May stood at The Centopah yesterday and looked like a she was about to be run into the ground.   Next to the scruffy (as could be...

Calling for a Coup

Matthew Steeples suggests the mess that is currently Britain needs a wake-up call and it needs a coup   It’s all David Cameron’s fault: There was no need for him to call a referendum on leaving...

The Poppy Pariahs

Matthew Steeples names and shames the retail giants who won’t be selling Royal British Legion poppies this year; they include Boots, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco, Waitrose and Wholefoods   Even ‘Murky’ Meghan Markle – down under in...

No Offence Taken

Matthew Steeples questions the validity of  getting easily offended as a man “offends” a woman on the Underground by dressing as Samuel L. Jackson   People will always find reasons to be offended it seems. In...

Repugnant Robinson

Matthew Steeples suggests that continued interest in the case of Tommy Robinson illustrates a very dangerous extremist underbelly still exists in British politics   Whatever the complexities of the case against Tommy Robinson and Judge Nicholas...

Bog Off Brexit

Matthew Steeples reports on his experiences at the People’s Vote March in London   Yesterday, sporting a Michael Portillo style shirt and a ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sticker for comedy value, I joined the nigh on 700,000...

Bollocks to Brexit – Take Two

Matthew Steeples salutes Charlie Mullins and Pimlico Plumbers for continuing to say Bollocks to Brexit as Lambeth council attempt to force him to take his protest sign down   Recently The Steeple Times saluted Pimlico Plumbers’...

Outrage!

Matthew Steeples shares his views on the ‘outrage’ against Friday’s royal wedding and ‘death by Pret’   People are very angry at the moment: They’re angry about Brexit and they’re angry about their sex lives, they’re...

Grenfell Ineptitude

Matthew Steeples suggests it is time to bring down the Grenfell Tower in the wake of news that £30 million has been spent on temporary accommodation for survivors   Today The Independent revealed nearly £30 million...

Bollocks to Brexit

As Pimlico Plumbers’ founder sticks up a ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ sign on his headquarters and Gina Miller launches ‘End The Chaos!’, The Steeple Times predicts Brexit will NOT actually happen   Charlie Mullins, founder of Pimlico...

The Gamble of Greig

Will  ‘more toff than tough’ Geordie Greig take the ‘Daily Mail’ into the realm of rational? Matthew Steeples suggests that’s as likely as Jacob Rees-Mogg donning a Kappa tracksuit and dancing a jig with...

Revolving Friends

Friendship is a ‘revolving door’ suggests Matthew Steeples; embrace the unknown   One’s life, in terms of those we become acquainted with, is much like a revolving door. It is a door that operates at varying...

Lose the Loose

Matthew Steeples suggests enough is enough after ‘Loose Women’s’ latest scandal; ITV should scrap this repugnantly gross TV show   I’ve always thought Loose Women to be nothing but gross – and in fact have even...

F*** Off Farage

Nigel Farage’s return to “frontline politics” is going to bring nothing but division and diversion suggests Matthew Steeples   Nigel Farage just can’t help himself: A failed candidate seven times in British Parliament elections and leader...

Falling Off The Cliff

Matthew Steeples suggests the BBC’s decision not to appeal the Cliff Richard privacy ruling is very worrying for press freedom   News that the BBC have decided not to challenge the Cliff Richard privacy ruling is...

Bozos, Burkas and Farage

Matthew Steeples suggests Nigel Farage is wrong about Boris Johnson’s latest gaffe about burkas in Britain   On Wednesday morning, on Sky News, Nigel Farage was interviewed about what he thinks about Boris Johnson – a...

A Murky Mucky Madam

Mendacious minx Meghan Markle increasingly comes across as nothing but personally ambitious and out of touch with reality suggests Matthew Steeples   The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was something I initially thought no...

We’re Back!

The Steeple Times returns after a prolonged hiatus   After not having published in quite some time, today The Steeple Times returns after a hiatus resulting from issues caused by  technological nuisances connected to an old...

Meddling Max

Matthew Steeples suggests businessman Max Mosley should keep his beak out of press regulation   Max Mosley has the right to do whatever he wants. He is a rich man and if he wants to partake...

Pricey Abuse

Matthew Steeples questions Katie Price’s newfound interest in abuse on social media and how it is dealt with   When Katie Price appeared on the BBC’s Daily Politics last week to highlight her campaign to criminalise...

Calamity Corbyn

Matthew Steeples slates Jeremy Corbyn’s failure to secure a 20 point lead in the polls   This publication is regularly criticised for being “anti-conservative.” It most certainly isn’t and that we are blocked on Twitter by...

Brazen Women

Matthew Steeples slams ITV’s ‘Loose Women’s’ latest outrageous episode   If there were a programme named Misogynist Men there would be an uproar but that a bunch of obnoxious middle aged wenches gather each day to...

The Kippers Are Dead

Matthew Steeples suggests UKIP is a dead duck and it is time it closed up shop; the beneficiaries of its likely demise remains to be seen   The United Kingdom Independence Party is made up of...

My Friend Arthur

Matthew Steeples remembers the late, great Arthur Woodham, the owner of Arthur’s Cafe in Dalston and La Brasserie’s best customer at the bar on a Saturday afternoon   Arthur Woodham told me: “I don’t drink in...

Airing Clifford

Matthew Steeples suggests that claims by PR people that Max Clifford wasn’t one of their number simply shows their ‘profession’ to be nothing but hot air   Max Clifford had a short penis and he was...

Illuminating the Illuminati

As ‘The Guardian’ explores the power of the Illuminati, Matthew Steeples argues that the few claiming links to such are nothing but mad, old cranks   This morning, The Guardian’s Martha Gill asked: “What is the...

Foot in Mouth in K&C

Both Labour and the Tories get it very wrong in Kensington and disgrace themselves with their truly offensive conduct   On Monday, the political blog Guido Fawkes exposed the new Member of Parliament for Kensington, Emma...

The Accolades of Abuse

Top-drawer politicians again sweep serious incidents of historic abuse under the carpet; focusing on film star abusers instead is not the solution   Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Theresa May’s thirty-six apparently ropey sex pest MPs...

Finding the Fakes

Matthew Steeples reports on the individuals impersonating him and those hacking The Steeple Times website   For the last few months I have been targeted by an individual and his cohorts simply for my involvement in...

#FreeRaif

The Steeple Times joins those calling for mercy and forgiveness for Raif Badawi   Raif Badawi was put in prison and sentenced to 1,000 lashes simply for setting up a website named Free Saudi Liberals.   Yesterday, the...

Stopping Brexit

Matthew Steeples suggests Labour’s partial U-turn on Brexit is a positive start; they must now go further and oppose it entirely   Whilst Keir Starmer’s decision to announce Labour will support Britain remaining in a customs...

Notting Hell Carnival

Matthew Steeples suggests the Notting Hill Carnival is an unnecessary drain on already overstretched resources   Many will suggest I am wrong to say it, but I truly believe the Notting Hill Carnival is something that...

Axing Anti-Social Media

Matthew Steeples suggests the director of public prosecutions is right to seek “uplifted” sentences for online abusers but argues she does not go far enough   I have been targeted by online trolls for years. As...

Grim Grenfell

Matthew Steeples suggests the giant coffin and stain on government that is the Grenfell Tower should be demolished immediately   The giant, grim carbuncle that is Grenfell Tower is a stain on the councillors of the...

Public vs. Private

Matthew Steeples suggests respected actor George Clooney and publicity desperado Karen Danczuk provide contrasting examples about the ethics of paparazzi intrusion and media manipulation   Paparazzi intrusion and media manipulation are interlinked hot potatoes that look...