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Non-Satirical Post: Is there a non-military equivalent to the VC 4 Titus 5 days

which can be awarded posthumously to honour those who have sacrificed their lives whilst working bravely and selflessly to help others? That would be a dignified and gracious way of waving two...

100 year ago: Rotherham council took children away from UKIP foster parents 7 AReader 5 days

24 November 2012 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20474120 [quote]A couple have had three foster children removed from their care because they belong to the UK Independence Party. Rotherham Borough...

Are NB posts being used as Ponzi-style bait for stars? 5 beckfordburger 6 days

Having been tricked by my (former) friend IABP 2 into awarding stars on the evidence of a rather lightweight, but deceptively alluring, headline consisting solely of the character ‘.’ aka DOT,...

Scotland: why don't they just have a simple 'in/out' referendum & get it over 21 Titus 6 days

Then we can all go back to sleep in peace and quiet. Possily even without bagpipes!...

Who should be eligible to vote in the referendum? 23 Midfield Diamond 6 days

Don't know if it's true but I heard that only one of Scotland's starting XI against Germany the other night is eligible to vote in the referendum. Not exactly surprising considering only residents...

When is the English Independence referendum? 12 Ironduke 1 week

It's all been jolly good fun north of the border, but if they vote 'no' surely we should get a choice in whether we stay with them too? If anything , just for the irony of Cameron marching back...

Makes you proud to be English..... 1 Al OPecia 1 week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKuNXIgAxBw...

Happy Days of My Youth.... 1 Al OPecia 1 week

http://bagofdelights.tumblr.com/post/89652612113/classic-childhood-books-from-yesteryear...

In memorium. Paisley, Ian. Noisily in his sleep. 4 beau-jolly 1 week
Pedants.....look away now 4 Gerontius 1 week

Not aimed at anyone in particular., This was in The Guardianso all those too busy reading about house prices, cancer cures and benefit scroungers will have missed it.,...

What's your least impressive celebrity encouter stories? - 23303132 956 bonjonelson 1 week

Have you met a really unimportant celebrity? How did it turn out? Who has the best story from the least exciting celebrity? Here's my entry - I once had Sunday lunch at Guru Josh's house, roast...

Kim Jong-Un Supports Alex Salmond 3 Titus 1 week

TrueBiscuit: N Korea supports Scotish independence - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2752137/North-Korea-comes-support-Scottish-independence-start-importing-whisky.html Some things are...

Has anyone considered how the Union Jack will look without blue triangles? 19 Ironduke 1 week

Let's focus on the big issues here..the Scottish can please themselves and bugger off, but what about the Union Jack? It'll look weird with alternate red and white stripes and triangles. We'll have...

Writer Who Gives No Credit To The Work Of Others Is Described As Selfish - 2 30 Titus 1 week
Warminster-on-Sea MP Defects to UKIP 4 Titus 1 week

Captain Mainwaring applies to be the Conservative candidate, loyally backed 100% by Corporal Jones; mild-mannered Sgt Wilson - the Liberal Party (not 'Lib-Dems' of course, and is serenely unaware how...

I shall be away from my desk indefinitely as I am moving! 13 Underconstruction 1 week

I've enjoyed reading and contributing to Newsbiscuit! It has kept my brain active during dark days and allowed me to contribute during lighter ones, encouraging me to treat even the saddest of news...

Going offline for a couple of weeks 4 Scroat 1 week

Play nicely while I'm away...

I see the 1 star fairy is back - 2 39 throngsman 1 week

Hope he/she had a nice holiday. Twat...

3 Wise men from the south visiting the baby Scotland ? worth running with ? 3 Not Amused 1 week

Having managed to avoid the news whilst on holiday, I notice there appears to be some kind of rebellion up in the north and we have sent out three Magi to have a word and bring gifts .. It occurred...

Murdoch: Page 3 is 'old fashioned' 2 raudus 1 week

Whatand newspapers themselves are cutting edge? Todays news, tomorrow...

April Star of the Month 4 deceangli 1 week

Don't know how long this has been there, but it doesn't make sense - I suspect it got scrambled April 2014 – Pinxit Pinxit scoops up another Biccy mug with ‘London man is first victim as to...

J O'F away for five weeks 17 RobArmstrong 1 week

He's just put on twitter that he's off to America for five weeks Does that mean we can bring in games here? I've got KerPlunk...

Lies, Damn lies & statistics 7 Sinnick 1 week

Regardless of what the outcome is on 18 Sept re Scotland, and ignoring opinions of right & wrong for the moment, I find the statistics infuriating ! Sunday Times + "YouGov" (which, despite its...

Will Self Revealed As The One-Star Fairy 5 Titus 1 week
gigglebox.co.uk - 23 72 bonjonelson 1 week

This site is stealing newsbiscuit content and republishing it without attribution. They have a (C) Gigglebox notice at the bottom to add insult to injury. Domain name:, gigglebox.co.uk...

Album covers : What were they thinking !! 9 Gerontius 1 week

Couldn't let this go by without sharing., http://www.sadanduseless.com/2014/09/awkward-album-covers/, Back in the day when having hairy legs was seen as a good thing..even if it was your mom...

Merging of the emergency services ideas 3 beau-jolly 1 week

As I have been off form for the past two or three years can I just throw this one out there for someone else to pick up and run with? I'm sure I heard Theresa May the other day saying that the 3...

Is "Taff" a racial epithet? Discuss. 14 Al OPecia 1 week

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-29082981...

One-star controversy - what we really need is a 'CUNT' button 4 Squudge 1 week

I didn't do them one stars, by the way...

Hi Again, Poshmerga, etc. 4 clickbait 1 week

Hi Again I was here in the early days as [i]Kevin Sartre[/i] then De Acuerdo[i]. I mostly wrote one-liners, but my "General Election to be decided on penalties" made FP in 2010 with a lot of help...