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What's happened to Ed? 22 bonjonelson 2 months

Is this site being run by a bunch of badly-trained monkeys in Ed's absense? Someone made a complete hash of replacing the left alert with the new 'McDonalds' one, by both leaving the words 'Left...

I've never followed football - 2 30 throngsman 2 months

So apart from the obvious shenanigans around FIFA that a moron could detect, could anyone illuminate me as to why Blatter keeps getting this job?...

Irish Truebiscuit 1 Scroat 2 months

Electrocuted crow leads to temporary power outage in Ballybunion...

Quote of the century: "My mandate does not appear to be supported by everybody" 0 Sinnick 2 months

You're right, it isn't...

when will radio 4 be free of Paddy Ashdown 2 Robert Koch 2 months

just when you thought we were rid of this plague, it returns...

FAIP 1 Titus 2 months

We have UKIP for those who have misgivings about Britain being part of the EU. Isn't it about time someone established the Football Association Independence Party (FAIP) for those who think British...

NewsBiscuit cutbacks reduce front page to news-in-brief length. 10 Crayon 2 months

Should we no longer invest 250-400 words in writing a front page story now that 145 words are sufficient to get published in this time of austerity?...

Metaphor hell this morning on Radio 4 8 Scroat 2 months

David Cameron was putting a concrete wish list on the table. And someone else was selling someone down the river and this was coming back to haunt them. Nearly as good as the copper-bottomed...

Seb Blather 5 Scroat 2 months

I thought that the person at the top was meant to carry the can when things went tits up?...

Need to check mains household mains voltage? Not a job for an ammeter 22 Robert Koch 2 months

found the incorrect spelling on a web site about restoring old oak tables . Suspect an old gag already out there., Anyone wish to make this thing humorous ? Apprentice electrician appointed by...

UK productivity fall matches uptake of Windows 0 Robert Koch 2 months

says NB's chief economics correspondent...

Copywriters... 4 Scroat 2 months

I don't want to go all Nigel Farrago on you, but has anyone noticed a trend in advertising to use catchlines that seem to disregard English grammar completely? I put it down to people from abroad...

An interesting conundrum 3 Scroat 2 months

Had a meeting with a company last week about re-writing their website. You can tell when these things go well, and also when they don't. I asked a couple of basic questions. 1 - how would you sum up...

This wins the Truebiscuit award hands down 0 sydalg 2 months

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3097092/Islamic-preacher-warns-men-masturbate-hands-PREGNANT-look-offspring-afterlife.html...

Got any favourite Newsbiscuit headlines besides your own? 10 Dick Everyman 2 months

This is one of mine http://newsbiscuit.com/forum/topic.php?id=681#post-1845...

Back up your brain - the nightmare continues... 1 riesler 2 months

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/hay-festival/11627328/Humans-could-download-brains-on-to-a-computer-and-live-forever.html...

Slowbiscuit 20 bonjonelson 2 months

Is it just me or is the site horribly slow today?...

There hasn't been an enquiry into what happened to WOTM for nearly a week now 1 sydalg 2 months

This tradition is disappearing, along with the freedom to refuse to bake cakes for gay weddings...

Truebiscuit 5 seymour totti 2 months

Surely someone here has written this. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-32800365 With lines like "Those attending the vigil are asked to wear a cow onesie and bring a candle", you couldn't...

Is one of you moonlighting for the BBC again? 3 LittleSpender 2 months

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-32800365 "Those attending the vigil are asked to wear a cow onesie and bring a candle". Really? Can someone write a story about how all the onesies catch...

top 10 anomaly... 14 pere floza 2 months

I note that a particularly crap rape sub is showing as number 10 in the Top Ten, despite having one star. Perhaps that table is just based on total number of stars rather than active editing - so if...

Awesome...truly awesome 1 Gerontius 2 months

An often overused saying., But not this time., https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1q4-tzMI28, The piece is over 7 minutes long but virtually flawless...

(1) Hello; (2) The Sewage Congestion Charge for Central London 14 Vespus 2 months

As I am recently joined - firstly to say Hi. I have long been an admirer of NewsBiscuit, but only now have a bit more time on my hands to be in a position to try some writing myself. I look forward...

...and still only 1509% APR 0 Dick Everyman 2 months

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-32778204]Wonga's return[/url]...

FP Today - seriously? 8 Squudge 2 months

Jockswitz?, Wearing cloth (tartan) stars?, 'Beat a Jock to Death Day?, arbeit macht frei jokes?, a plutonium statue to poison the populace? This is a rare 'please consider whipping it down...

Chuka Can - 2 57 bonjonelson 2 months

https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/11150464_10152905875738932_5891715145292649452_n.jpg?oh=5fb0710908feb480c530b476e8d60079&oe=56052379 Let me rock you, that's all I wanna...

Black spider - storm in a teacup? 9 Wrenfoe 2 months

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 2 months

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

Starting the 'Write for NewsBiscuit' ticker challenge - 2391011 307 Kevin the Swan 2 months

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 2 months

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: ...