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Riot in East London disperses as it becomes "too mainstream"

A riot brewing in Dalston, East London, has dispersed when the rioters deemed it had become too "popular and conformist". In an echo of the disruption that's swept London in recent days, a posse...

0 Smaug 08.08.11 3:20pm
Smaug
There are days when I start to think that Al Qaeda might just have a point.

[url=http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3738492/Dog-groomer-obsessed-with-The-Only-Way-Is-Essex-is-offering-a-vajazzling-service-for-mutts-using-dye-stick-on-sparkles-and-even-fairy-wings.html]...

0 wallster 08.08.11 12:35pm
wallster
Too Hot For Newsbiscuit

Does anyone, especially the admin/editors have examples of subs they liked but were never run for reasons of being dodgy? We just had the Winehouse/business cards one which seems to have had this...

5 Textbook 08.08.11 12:23pm
Des Custard
Names of beers

My favourate one, which is on at the moment, is from White Horse Brewery. It's called "Wayland Smithy". A name that always brings a smile to the face...

8 beau-jolly 08.08.11 11:58am
charlies_hat
How's this for advertising placement?

http://yfrog.com/gzkrrssj...

0 ronseal 08.08.11 10:03am
ronseal
Well done Corrigan

Great FP. Nice original idea and a break from the norm. Sterling stuff...

7 wallster 08.08.11 8:22am
Skylarking
The Gospel Of The Flying Spaghetti Monster

I'm sure some of you here are already familiar with this book but if not, I urge you to read it. It's one of the better parody books of recent years in my opinion. Written by student Bobby Henderson...

4 Textbook 07.08.11 10:27am
nickb
Anybody qualified to give a spot of legal advice?

And willing to do it for free? In the interests of not getting sued by the BBC I have a question about copyright law/intellectual property rights...

10 Vertically Challenged Giant 07.08.11 10:25am
nickb
. 0 Awkward Facts 07.08.11 10:13am
Awkward Facts
Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo

More than a herd of buffalo...

0 Scroat 06.08.11 9:19pm
Scroat
Can anyone see a way out for the USA?

I just read a story that said Apple had greater cash reserves than the USA. They are raking in billions a month whereas the country is overspending billions a month. What to do?, I'd privatise...

20 beau-jolly 05.08.11 3:32pm
beau-jolly
Tumbleweed

http://www.salelahome.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Tumbleweed.jpg...

1 Quaz 05.08.11 9:36am
riesler
Market Meltdown, the "experts" hit the TV

On Newsnight, some spotty 12 year old from PWC says that western ecconomies need to spend less than they earn. Really? No Shit Sherlock! I'm old enough to have a cheque book and I figured that one...

0 Quaz 05.08.11 2:26am
Quaz
I'm still trying to think of a good headline for this one.....

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/stop-wearing-bunny-suit-police-tell-idaho-man-211232335.html Funnily enough, of all the outfits he's got he doesn't have a Gimp mask or clown outfit to frighten kids...

2 thackaray 04.08.11 1:44pm
William Pumpton
Changes to the Writer of the Month award

We mentioned last month that we would be changing the criteria by which we choose the Writer of the Month. The current first-past-the-post system has served the nation well, but with it now being...

28 editor 04.08.11 12:41pm
beau-jolly
Splendid web-optimised FP today

That's all I wanted to say. Apart, that is, from stressing that it is entirely coincidental that I end up posting back on here for the first time in an age when a search for 'Bieber topless' could...

4 nealdoran 04.08.11 10:07am
Qoxiivi
We are top of the league, I say we are top of the league....

It's great to see Britain still leads the way at something. Up yours, Johnny Eurobland and Eddie Buttmunch from Flyover State USA. Britain's top of the league!...

0 ronseal 04.08.11 7:52am
ronseal
Moratorium moratorium 14 writinginbsl 03.08.11 11:09pm
rikkor
Love the 'Pam filter' NiB.

Really made me [url=http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2011/08/03/new-%E2%80%98pam-filter%E2%80%99-feature-added-by-email-providers/]laugh[/url]...

0 Qoxiivi 03.08.11 9:25pm
Qoxiivi
July Writer of the Month - Oxbridge

Congratulations to Oxbridge who wins the July Writer of the Month contest with five front page stories, including the excellent 'Hot summer could wipe out Goth population, warn experts'. He joins the...

15 editor 03.08.11 3:34pm
Oxbridge
The circle of life

Funny old thing, life and death., The sun came out yesterday, so Maddy and I went to the seaside., The sun also caused the lilies in the garden to bloom., The cat brushed against the lilies,...

10 beau-jolly 03.08.11 3:29pm
guffaw
It was the other Sooty

[url=http://uk.tv.yahoo.com/news-extra/article/168690/daily-tv-round-uppaul-daniels-hospitalised-by-pizza.html]Sooty puts Paul Daniels in hospital[/url] but I applaud him non the less...

0 andhrimnir 03.08.11 2:34pm
andhrimnir
Have you ever had a body part injured by someone of the same name?

(As started on another thread) Michael Foot stood on my Foot, Ed Balls kneed me in the balls, Tony Hancock once did something unspeakable involving 4 parts of my anatomy You get the picture any...

10 Son of Barnabas 03.08.11 9:19am
Oxbridge
Bad Journalism

My spelling is poor, but at least I am not paid for it. Even the first sentence is factually wrong....

0 Quaz 03.08.11 1:06am
Quaz
Norway Photoshop Nerd Moratorium 0 rikkor 02.08.11 10:44pm
rikkor
Norway joke moratorium. 23 rikkor 02.08.11 10:04pm
William Pumpton
Another for the 'too weird to satirise' vault...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-13013076...

7 Qoxiivi 02.08.11 8:13pm
bonjonelson
Writers' Room Amnesty - 2

Do you have a favourite story that never made it? Do you think your definite front page or NIB was overlooked? Do you want to speak up for another writers' story that should have been picked up by...

54 editor 02.08.11 8:09pm
ianslat
Cuntface Marshes rejected as name for new olympic neighbourhood

Can't think why...

2 beau-jolly 02.08.11 3:49pm
beau-jolly
anyone been watching 'Show me the funny'?

a very flawed format, but the moments when some of the would-be comedians die on stage are just toe-curlingly priceless...

3 pere floza 02.08.11 2:34pm
pere floza