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High points of humour

If any of you missed listening to Radio 4 extra last Saturday at 09.00 for several hours. Repeats of On the Hour from the 90s. I'm not being sponsored by the Beeb (I wish) but try and have a listen...

0 ramblesid 02.08.17 8:59pm
ramblesid
British Election Study Team

So the Tories lost their majority because of Brexit. And they ran a rubbish campaign. There's a surprise...

4 Scroat 01.08.17 9:42pm
Al OPecia
William Hague

I know his politics are a bit misguided, but I have always thought that William Hague was one of the less-bad, pragmatic Tory people. In this article he argues that while Brexit was a democratic...

1 Scroat 01.08.17 11:50am
Titus
Passchendaele

I know it's always difficult to pitch things right with something like this, a tragedy of proportions beyond our comprehension. But I can't help but feel that all the march pasts and stuff are so...

14 Scroat 01.08.17 11:31am
Titus
Toxic controversy industry....

That is a great line This article helps to explain quite a lot, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/31/kevin-myers-controversy-katie-hopkins-piers-morgan It is happening at every...

2 Gerontius 01.08.17 11:26am
Spartacus
July WOTM competition - 2

At the end of the first week we have a very narrow leaderboard, with everything to play for. For more details and a list of the FPs and NiBs from the first week with hyperlinks go to the blog:...

31 throngsman 01.08.17 9:06am
DavidH
More wonderful Brexit news.

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/brexit-things-lost_uk_597f086ae4b0da64e87a52ea?utm_hp_ref=uk...

2 Al OPecia 31.07.17 9:57pm
Al OPecia
The worry, despair and confusion some people have about Life After Brexit ...

often seems like the obsession some religious believers have about where they will go after they die, even though they never seem to ask themselves where they were before they were born. Obviously,...

15 Titus 31.07.17 6:55pm
Al OPecia
Super

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/trump-says-he-has-been-treated-very-unfairly-by-people-who-wrote-constitution...

4 Al OPecia 31.07.17 3:58pm
Al OPecia
This is just wrong

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/war-hero-who-lost-both-10886683 Towards the end of my military career the dedicated military hospitals were being disbanded and the injured troops were being...

7 throngsman 30.07.17 10:28pm
Ironduke
Man born in male's body deprived of victim hood status

A local author, Thomas Latimer Winterberg, from Little Haven, a village in Sussex, has today come forward to reveal his anguish and torture of growing up as a small boy, always feeling like a male...

0 bobbybigot 30.07.17 5:48pm
bobbybigot
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(Posted in error)...

5 Titus 28.07.17 11:23pm
Crayon
has anyone had dealings with Student Finance England?

By far the worst designed and run organisation I have ever come across, bar none. I've been trying to find out which consulting firm set the bastards up for the government (given that no civil...

6 cinquecento 28.07.17 3:33pm
beau-jolly
Comedic Ethics

Should I award stars in the NewsBiscuit Writers’ Room in the same way that I award stars on Amazon and Ocado? That is to say that if I like a product very much then I rate it with five stars and a...

8 Brenda Hale 28.07.17 10:28am
bonjonelson
For some reason I find this rather depressing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40717821 I have spent many a happy hour admiring the old 'Temeraire', I guess sublime beauty isn't enough any more...

11 riesler 28.07.17 8:07am
Ironduke
Courts and Parents' Rights

If it is right for the courts to override misguided parents who try to stop their children from receiving proven life-saving medical treatment like blood transfusions, presumably it is equally...

7 Titus 25.07.17 8:13pm
blacklesbianandproudofit
German Carmaker to continue production of British Car in Britain. For now. 0 Al OPecia 25.07.17 5:19pm
Al OPecia
It is just me or was The Mash Report shit?

Love the website but it didn't really translate to TV, IMHO...

12 Oxbridge 25.07.17 1:54pm
chrisf
The Last Night of the Proms

Ok so this is normally a bit embarrassing/unsettling/creepy etc. As I've mentioned in the past. But I can't help feeling that this year it will come across as being even more hollow and crass than...

4 Scroat 25.07.17 9:39am
Scroat
What is it that free movement of labour frightens people so much?

I, for one, have no idea...

20 Al OPecia 25.07.17 12:10am
Adrian Bamforth
Will Titus eventually write the complete works of Shakespeare

Or should he give the monkeys their typewrite back? FFS man.give the place a chance to breath., You are sucking the life out of the place., There seems little point in anybody else contributing...

7 Gerontius 22.07.17 8:40pm
throngsman
Bloody immigrants

Coming over here, stealing our jobs, running our NHS, delivering our babies, providing care for our old people, fixing our plumbing, building our houses, providing a net benefit to our economy I...

10 Scroat 22.07.17 2:20pm
cinquecento
The only people who want a hard Brexit are the EU

It is ludicrous to pretend that free trade has to be some kind of generous concession, for which there has to be a quid-pro-quo such as 'free movement' or subservience to any European court. Such a...

9 Titus 22.07.17 10:44am
throngsman
TrueBiscuit: Trump ‘Asks Legal Team If He Can Pardon Himself’

This is a great spoof story; wish I'd thought of it [url=http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/donald-trump-pardon_uk_59719cf8e4b00e4363de9a23?utm_hp_ref=uk]HuffPost[/url]...

4 Sinnick 21.07.17 3:01pm
beau-jolly
Any news from Lindy Moone ?

Is she Ok after that 6.7 earthquake ? It's pretty close to where she lives...

6 Sinnick 21.07.17 12:52pm
Crayon
Dear Followers of Newsbiscuit...

It's my first time back in the editors' chair for some time, and I'm a bit depressed by the atmosphere on these pages. Please refrain from insulting each other on the chat room. Please try and make...

26 editor 21.07.17 12:46pm
Benvoleo
Vince Thingummy, the Lib Dems and Brexitexit

The fact that Sir Vince's takeover from whoever-it-was-before as his party's new leader was way down the list of news stories today shows how far the Lib Dems have slipped in the public's...

8 Titus 21.07.17 12:24pm
Crayon
If I start a thread in the chatroom 12 Gerontius 20.07.17 8:18pm
blacklesbianandproudofit
Sh**te, wrong room. 0 NotNowCato 20.07.17 12:14pm
NotNowCato
Why is the 'Search' facility on NewsBiscuit ...

complete shit? ...

5 Titus 20.07.17 8:18am
bonjonelson