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What's an acceptable rate of apology? 23 Titus 1 week

Maria Miller's apology for over-claiming £45,00 lasted 32 seconds - that's £1,406.25 per second, or £84,375 per minute, or £5million per hour. Good gief, that's almoost as much as your average...

Bob Geldof 5 bonjonelson 1 week

In here, because this really isn't funny, but God clearly doesn't approve of all the good work he did for Live Aid. Poor guy. And it's a monday too...

Newsbiscuit Posts New Ticker Item 0 Titus 1 week

Nah, only kidding. (Newsbiscuit clearly saves money by keeping tickers up until they are out of copyright, and then continuing to keep them up indefinitely.)...

Out of curiousity... 9 camz 1 week

is one star better than no stars at all, or does one star make a point of saying "I've seen it, and it's shite." Do no stars at all convey the "shite article mate" message better? Should we avoid...

Recession hits NewsBiscuit - NewsCracker and NewsSponge planned 1 camz 1 week
Off to Dublin, thinking of going on the Guinness Brewery Tour.. 3 Al OPecia 1 week

..but, the tour guide online starts with: [quote]Your experience starts by standing at the bottom of the world's largest pint glass, which rises up through the centre of the seven storey building....

double dip 1 Squudge 1 week

Gratz to Pinxit for outdoing himself again. Meanwhile a plea to the Ed. While I am humbled and flattered to have had a couple of NiBs on the FP in quick succession, I notice today I seem to be...

It's harder with a semi 13 Oxbridge 1 week

All hail. For those who are interested in this sort of thing, my Mastermind semi-final is this Friday, 11 April, at 8 pm on BBC2, barring something unusual causing a schedule change. Like quite a lot...

Plain packet fags 19 beau-jolly 2 weeks

What are the arguements for and against?, As I understand it this will cover all tobacco products. In Australia they had to sell hand-rolled Cuban cigars without the authentic Habana band. Result: ...

Texas woman finds something red and horrible in her Bush. 1 FOAD 2 weeks

http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kera/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201404/putin_UPDATE.jpg...

The Art of George Dubya Bush 11 Ironduke 2 weeks

[url=http://http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/10745182/The-artwork-of-George-W-Bush.html?frame=2873344]Inspirational[/url]...

warning, high concentrations of stupid found in Pakistan 3 Squudge 2 weeks

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-26887186 an injudicial judicial system mayhaps...

TWAT OF THE WEEK 26 Scroat 2 weeks

This would normally be on Friday, but George 'beer and bingo' Osborne has nailed the title already. Patronising prat...

Title for the UK pro-Scottish independence campaign? - 2 51 Ironduke 2 weeks

There is a Scottish 'Independence' campaign, for Scottish people who are pro-independence. There is a UK-wide 'Better Together' campaign, for British people of all flavours wo are anti-independence...

Sahara Smog 'to become annual Spring attraction' 0 throngsman 2 weeks

The red smog currently engulfing London has proven so popular the government has decided to make it an annual Spring festival. 'This will rank with other seasonal events such as the Edinburgh...

Template for a flounce 9 Spartacus 2 weeks

I [Insert name here], wish to inform the members of this site that I shall no longer be gracing you with my submissions because they are clearly [not being appreciated/consistently in a format that...

How many Perverts ARE there in Parliament? 24 Titus 2 weeks

The Menzies scandal - just the latest in what seems like hundreds, if not thousands of similar escapades over the decades, prompts me to ask - does any expert in statistics know: is there...

Well Done Pinxit - featured in the Indy 1 Lens Cap 2 weeks

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/smog--what-smog-londoners-are-more-concerned-about-camels-than-saharan-dust-9235112.html ...

I wish I'd written that........... 0 RobArmstrong 2 weeks

Brilliant piece about Nigella Lawson in the D*ily M*sh this morning...

I am not sorry I laughed at this 3 Squudge 2 weeks

[url=http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ireland/10739277/Device-exploded-in-bombers-face-after-he-forgot-about-clocks-changing.html]tick tock [/url]...

Newsbiscuit to introduce grades 1-9. Too many people getting 5 stars top grade 1 Not Amused 2 weeks

Gove has been in discussions with his nibs...

Hello from the new owners of Newsbiscuit 17 Evening Harold 2 weeks

Hello all! Firstly I'd like to thank the Editor and the Nice Admin Lady for all their years / days (respectively) of service to the site, and to announce that as several of you have already figured...

Not many dead... 1 Tripod 2 weeks

A headline from today’s Guardian: “Few casualties from Chile Earthquake”. Is this some kind of [i]hommage[/i] to that great headline, “Small earthquake in Peru, not many dead”?...

Reg Simpson- Angriest Man in Britain? 16 mentorn 2 weeks

I saw the post below from 2009 and wondered whether it was real? Cannot find any other stories about him so if anyone knows him or the author of the post, I would be most appreciative! I'm working...

E-Cigs face restrictions over concerns of 'passive idiocy' 3 RobArmstrong 2 weeks

E-Cigarettes face restrictions over concerns that they may make non users look as ridiculous as users. Smoking real cigarettes officially remains both big and clever experts say. More soon...

TV comedies W1A and Edge Of Heaven 4 Midfield Diamond 2 weeks

Anyone else watch these? What do you think of them? Without wishing to lead the witness your honour, W1A is excellent and Edge Of Heaven has its moments, too. In my humble opinion of course...

No Real news stories on April 1st? 3 Bigglesworth 2 weeks

Thought perhaps NB could report the real news, rather than the news before it happens one day a year, given everyone else is poaching NB territory today...

April Fool's day front page 5 Ironduke 2 weeks

Surely it should be the current completely true, straightforward lead news item? So everyone reads through it several times, thinking they are dumb for not being able to find the angle or the humour,...

This is who we warned you about, girls: 2 Sinnick 2 weeks

This follows a BBC story about Gove "performing" rap at a school:, http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/26774451 http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/73855000/jpg/_73855816_goveselfie0.jpg So, your...

I am bored of Gay Divorce jokes already 3 sponge finger 2 weeks

there., I've said it. Not wanting to inhibit anyone's creativity, but the gag would need to be very very original and very very funny to merit the pixels. Just sayin'...