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Black spider - storm in a teacup? 9 Wrenfoe 1 month

Is it just me or does Charles come out of this rather well? His letters suggest he is articulate, informed and genuinely concerned about people's lives (- which not many politicians can claim). I do...

Labour's First Reaction: "Sewage Congestion Charge a Load of Cr*p!" 0 Vespus 1 month

Sorry, I seem to have posted this in the wrong place...

Starting the 'Write for NewsBiscuit' ticker challenge - 2391011 307 Kevin the Swan 1 month

Day 1 - 19th Feb, running low on palatable rations 'Sat on your skis at Sochi? Write for NewsBiscuit' 'Watching Torvill & Dean win again? Write for NewsBiscuit'...

sod Cameron feeling cock a hoop.... 7 Robert Koch 1 month

a feeble idea posted ages ago has been transmogrified into an FP. A first for me. Many thanks whoever thought it had a kernel of merit and shatter all odds on the usual outcome of my posts: ...

Economist's report on antibiotic resistance recommends spending money 2 Robert Koch 1 month

Well that's a surprise. Undoubted triumph of incisive thinking...

'Refuelling to return to make F1 more exciting' 2 ianslat 1 month

An actual headline on BBC Sport. You know your 'sport' is in trouble when refuelling makes it more exciting. What else could be included in sports coverage? Showing footballers tying their laces?...

Sad when your pop ad is "Flash Storage for Dummies" 1 ronseal 1 month

I'm being targeted for adverts for a book called Flash Storage for Dummies Just thought I'd share that, in case you worry that your life is dull. It could be worse...

Satirists working in the Italian military? 0 Midfield Diamond 1 month

The Italian Navy has recently taken delivery of a brand new frigate. I'm sure you can add your own jokes about it, referring to the Italians' military history (the top speed is in reverse, etc). ...

Floppy election - post coital thoughts 29 Sinnick 1 month

Humorous or otherwise, what does BiscuitWorld think ?...

Ok - Which one of us is behind this YouTube channel? 0 Wrenfoe 1 month

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uAlaw7uNg0...

Hot news! Head of advocacy at CEFIC is a fan 1 Oxbridge 1 month

Today I sat through a presentation by the head of advocacy for CEFIC, the European Chemical Industry Association, on the implications of a Brexit. Well, I can't have that hour of my life back but...

TrueBiscuit: Feeling drowsy at work ? 7 Sinnick 1 month

Probably not a good idea in N Korea - the Defence Chief appears to have been executed by anti-aircraft gun, presumably while not in an aircraft. Still, live by the anti-aircraft gun, die by the...

Hey, JO'F, this is what electoral success looks like... 20 Oxbridge 1 month

https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/media/921224/ledbury_west.pdf...

How long will the blame go on? 15 Dick Everyman 1 month

Just a quick thought. If things start going tit's up over the economy in the coming years will Gordon Brown still have to take the rap? Or will they blame the Americans for the interest levied on the...

Wonder what cabinet seat Boris will get? - 2 34 Ironduke 1 month

Got to be one of the biggies, he won't be happy with defence. If Cameron wants to slip him a trickier slot he'll get the Foreign Office. If Cameron wants him really onside then he'll shunt Theresa...

TWATS OF THE WEEK - 2 30 Scroat 1 month

The entire fucking electorate. No contest...

EdStone on Ebay 1 Kevin the Swan 1 month

Check out the Q&A [url=http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/351394293299?euid=b23d1b40c4b04ea5ad53fbb77e2ed662&cp=1]One big ornamental lump - no longer needed[/url]...

One year from now.... - 234 117 throngsman 1 month

It's interesting to speculate what the political landscape will look like this time next year -gives everyone a chance to work on the gags at least. Here's my view, some predictable (and already...

I'm not really one for obvious UKIP humour (get over it)... BUT... 3 Adrian Bamforth 1 month

on the ITV News today, Winston Churchill's grandaughter was tracing his footsteps, standing on the balcony where he made his VE Day speech. At the very moment she says "just imagine what life would...

Milliband, Clegg and Farage to host Top Gear. 2 ionb 1 month
The experts are asking..'who could have predicted the outcome of this election' 3 Gerontius 1 month

Er.that would be most of the people commenting here on Newsbiscuit., That's who., NB contributors called it as accurately as any professional pollster or 'expert anal-ist', Several predicted it...

Food Banks celebrate Conservative victory 3 Ivan_Edwards 1 month

The owners of Britain’s biggest chains of food banks have toasted David Cameron’s win in the general election, saying they “look forward to continued growth and prosperity” for their...

FOR SALE 3 ianslat 1 month

Eight foot slab of concrete with vague utterances carved on it. One careful owner. Good condition – barely used. Contact E Miliband...

"But you're missing the real story Jeremy!" - A General Election Thread - 2 32 andyiong 1 month

Okay, obviously this is tomorrow, so I thought we ought to have a new thread for predictions, rows and funny bits of coverage. For anyone who hasn't been watching, lots of polls have been tied and...

New Word For Endless General Election Discussions: 'Pollocks' 0 Titus 1 month
we need a humdinger FP for election day 8 nickb 1 month

.just saying...

Sotheby's To Auction 'Rare, Possibly Unique' WOM Mug with £2M reserve 5 Titus 1 month

"They ain't making these any more ...

Lack of Internet Savvy 0 Titus 1 month

I wonder if Miliband's 'election cenotaph' would have been mocked less if his party backroom boys had been a bit more streetwise and written it in txt spk 4 the masses, rather than entirely in SHOUTY...

Tories to Rebuild Hadrian's Wall 2 Rieslingnut 1 month

In a last-minute major policy shift David Cameron has announced the scrapping of HS2 in favour of what he hopes will prove to be a more popular major infrastructure project., “Having looked at the...

Meanwhile, across the Channel... 0 Dick Everyman 1 month

[url=http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/05/front-national-family-feud-goes-nuclear-as-jean-marie-le-pen-disowns-marine]A real Game of Thrones[/url]...