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Downton Abbey.

The good news is that there is to be a second series,due to be shown in winter 2012., I've sent off a few ideas for the script.My main idea is for The Earl Grantham,played by Hugh Bonneville,to give...

0 saltire 01.05.11 9:33am
Bye all, going through a Dr Who moment here, back presently. 2 FormerlyAlOPecia 30.04.11 11:03am
Don't you hate journalistic shorthand?

China's population is ageing rapidly, apparently. So they're getting older quicker than us? I know I'm being a boring old pedant, but I find this really annoying...

13 Scroat 30.04.11 8:21am
Alternative Wills & Kate interview

Love it ! [url][/url]...

0 MADJEZ 29.04.11 1:01pm
Stewart Lee's Royal Wedding Analysis

I thought this brilliant piece of writing by celebrated comedian Stewart Lee would tickle the NB gang's fancy. Originally found in the Guardian. "The selection of Kate Middleton, a lowly commoner...

19 Textbook 29.04.11 8:16am
be reasonable
NewsBiscuit taking ads from the 'No to AV' camp: What am I missing here?

Yes, I know the site costs money to run and I haven't offered any of my own. Yes, I know people are free to make a choice. Yes, I know some Labour politicans to their eternal shame are in that camp...

22 Oxbridge 29.04.11 5:00am
PMQs (Prime Minister's Quotations)

I quite like the fact that Cameron has started quoting adverts in PMQs. I'd like to see him throw at least one in every week. If he could get 'Ah, Bisto', 'Finger-licken' good' or 'Wassup!!!' into...

20 ianslat 28.04.11 8:24pm
be reasonable
Cock : what a rookie mistake ! 1 MADJEZ 28.04.11 7:37pm
AV: Utter bobbins or not?

Tories is bastards, but now LibDems is gits. So which way to vote? Anyone made their minds up?...

13 shitsu_tonka 28.04.11 2:46pm
be reasonable
Manchester Man gives a shit about the royal wedding

Sadly early reports that journalists had managed to track down a Mancunian who gave a toss about the forthcoming noble nuptials have proved somewhat optimistic. Not even the invitation of former Old...

0 areileen 27.04.11 11:34pm
Rick - you're on form. Story here possibly lost for words or summat...

0 Scroat 27.04.11 3:58pm
Saw a hilarious interview with the "special people" outside Westminster Abbey..

..this morning. The BBC interviewer asked a lady propped up against the railings, who had been there since the weekend with her King Charles Spaniel, "and what is the name of this dog?", to which...

1 FormerlyAlOPecia 27.04.11 1:07pm
Bonzer Ming FP, Westy. 4 rikkor 27.04.11 11:23am
Football Match believed to have been played

It is understood that a football match may have been played at a venue somewhere that may or may not have been in Europe, however a "super-injunction" is believed to have been filed preventing the...

0 TheDeedle 27.04.11 7:37am
You're wrong, and you're a grotesquely ugly freak!

As today is the anniversary of 1994, what better time than to post a few news headlines from The Day Today. Bouncing Elephantiasis Woman destroys Central Portsmouth., Bryan Ferry Bathmat Dangerous...

13 bonjonelson 26.04.11 6:33pm
So terribly modern

My new computer can log me on to NB with my fingerprint. Should help stop "drunk dialing" posts...

4 rikkor 26.04.11 1:27pm
Boring, lazy FP.

Oh, sorry. I meant great job, NB...

1 rikkor 25.04.11 10:23am
I read up on AV voting.

I saw it mentioned a couple of times here and didn't know what it is. Now I do, and I'm sorry...

4 rikkor 24.04.11 10:57pm
Dear Diary,

Sorry I haven’t made an entry for a while, but Mrs Umpire and I have been away for a few days to the Isle of Wight. I must record in these pages how modern technology completely confounded me in a...

0 theumpire 24.04.11 10:43pm
Yes, he was a bit careless, but still a bit of a harsh headline

2 FormerlyAlOPecia 24.04.11 9:12pm
Royal Wedding FP damn you Newsbiscuit.

OK great FP, I have just sent my 'Kate Middletons father to pay half' sub off to the scrapyard. I was doing in readyness for Friday., Mine had her father forgetting he'd drunkenly agreed to pay half...

0 MADJEZ 24.04.11 7:37am
Happy St George's Day.

Nice to see all the English theme pubs in Dublin decorated with their George Cross Flags and real ale on tap...

2 wallster 23.04.11 12:38pm
Happy Easter to all my reader

Think I might lock up and go home soon., A group of pasty looking people in anaraks just marched past with a solitary drum and a bloody great cross. Don't tell me the God-botherers are trying to...

2 beau-jolly 22.04.11 2:09pm

I got this message on Facebook today. Help a Friend, Des Custard, Suggest friends for him. I suggested Kim Jong-Il, Rupert Murdoch, Charles Manson and Baroness Thatcher for you. I think you'll...

0 rikkor 22.04.11 2:03pm
Trubiscuit - We can't compete with this.


2 MADJEZ 22.04.11 10:15am
The All New Jeni B
Need help on a potential story

Hello peoples. I've just seen that Muslims Against Crusades are seeking permission to protest near Westminster Abbey on the royal wedding day. The English Defence League have warned that if they are...

9 Vertically Challenged Giant 22.04.11 9:22am
Its grim oop north!

4 beau-jolly 22.04.11 7:51am
Champions' football trophy run over by bus in Madrid

Chaotic celebrations after Real Madrid won the Copa del Rey fell a little flat when the prized trophy was dropped from the top of the ceremonial open-top bus., One of the players, Sergio Ramos,...

2 beau-jolly 21.04.11 3:45pm
OK, its last years Easter Card but its the only one I'll send

Especially for Rikkor

1 brownpaperreporter 21.04.11 2:27pm
iPhones track your every move!

[url=]iKnowwhatyoudidlastsummer[/url] Unbelievable. And I thought 'android' sounded more sinister...

6 21.04.11 2:26pm