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Doctors warn of dangers of telling corny jokes to people with wheat intolerance 0
Ian Searle 3 years
University vice-chancellors call for Government to face more competition 1
The Paper Ostrich 3 years

Schools minister David Willetts has criticised plans by university vice-chancellors to encourage more competition in the government by getting everybody to vote for other parties. ‘No, I think you...

Wimbledon Update 2
Tom55 3 years

Nadal batters Fish...

UK scientists confirm George Osborne "completely devoid of compassion" 0
simonjmr 3 years

UK scientist have today unveiled that OsborneGCoEx2010-2011 is believed to be only the second known case of a massive emotional and compassionate black hole. It's nearly thiry years since the last...

Pubs delighted with successful teachers' strike 0
3 years

Workers in the publican sector were given a welcome boost today, following a nation-wide teachers' strike. The 'day before payday' is normally a quiet time for the industry, but some landlords...

flying pickets appear at NUT strike lines in London 0
Leeboy007 3 years

singing their hit 'Only You' ( anyone remember that? )...

Touring caravan drivers voted 'most popular road users' 13
Dick Everyman 3 years

With the summer holidays looming touring caravans are now on their starting blocks in readiness to hit the highways and byways of Britain. Now, in an annual survey conducted by the AA to ascertain...

Striker's prepare for lunch time as they form a picnic line 0
Basil_B 3 years
Charlie Sheen sacks PR people 0
Leeboy007 3 years

he hasn't been in the news for at least a week...

North Wales Search & Rescue Helicopter Pilot....... 2
Jesse Bigg 3 years

..Goes A.W.L. with wife and heads to America., "Just need another break," he told colleagues...

Osborne to hold breath till they go back to work 0
greg various 3 years
Jason Timberlake buys MySpace to impress Sean Parker 0
Nick McCarr 3 years

(aka The Napster)...

Ordinance Survey maps reveal UXBs everywhere. 0
Nick McCarr 3 years

(Couldn't resist after seeing the archive spot)...

Flasher disconcerted by his solicitor's comment, 'It won't stand up in court.' 0
pinxit 3 years
Um, that was different, says Gove of ballot law 0
FraserWords 3 years

As support grows for proposals to require a turnout of more than 50% to make strike ballots legal, education secretary Michael Gove rebuffed criticism of his party’s right to make such a change...

Parents to be OFSTED inspected during teachers' strike. 5
Mr Payne 3 years

Michael Gove, the schools’ minister, announced today that OFSTED, the school inspection body, would continue their work unhindered by the disruption that the NUT and ATL teacher’s strike would...

Use a big plank with a nail in it, advises Ken Clarke on self-defence law 2
Darkbill 2.0 3 years

Justice Secretary Ken Clarke has said that knifing a robber in the vitals will no longer be a criminal offence under the law of self-defence in England. Mr Clarke also suggested that using ‘a...

Millions put off worrying about pensions strikes until later. 0
Stan 3 years
Journalist jailed for not using phrase "winter of discontent" in strike report 0
FraserWords 3 years

Journalist Ron Smedley is to appeal against his conviction for reporting on strike action without the use of the phrase “winter of discontent”., British employment law makes it illegal for...

Water insect beats Sharapova to title of loudest animal relative to body size 0
Duncan Biscuit 3 years
Someone at Birmingham FC finally makes it into the box 0
Duncan Biscuit 3 years
Public sector workers disappointed as no-one notices they have gone on strike 0
JayGee 3 years
Cameron announces "Strikers may be stabbed - it's not illegal". More soon. 0
Al OPecia 3 years
Plans for 'King Cobra Petting Sanctuary' put on hold 0
charlieworth 3 years

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-13500157, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13968581...

Um, that was different, says Gove on schools’ royal wedding holiday 5
FraserWords 3 years

Education secretary Michael Gove said children getting a day off school for the royal wedding “wasn’t the same thing at all, obviously” as children getting a day off for the public sector...

Public sector strike will be like 9.11. Most of them don't start work til 10. 0
MADJEZ 3 years
Miserly dyslexic farmer haunted by goats of Christmas past. 3
be reasonable 3 years
Dyson sponsors Queen's Jubilee with 'vacuum of power' campaign 5
3 years

After much debate, product placement has finally been approved during royal ceremonies. The initiative will begin in 2012, with the Queen's Dyson Jubilee. A royal insider confirmed some of the...

Office junior awards self 'time off in loo' 0
3 years

Brian Small declared himself a 'genius' today, after discovering a way to pass time without working. 17 year-old Brian, a hardly-motivated agency worker from Bristol, was called into the offices of...

Obese hurdling failure finds faith in God no substitute for training and talent 12
OllieP 3 years

A 23-stone hurdler has today retired from athletics after conceding a belief in God was no substitute for training and talent. Dave Barnard, who at 28 was a late starter in the 110m hurdles,...