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Dublin councillors bitterly regret inaugral 'Potatina' festival 11
3 years

A disasterous attempt to attract tourists to Ireland's capital has led to a bitter feud between city councillors. While some claim that the 'potatina' festival had been a fun mash up, most believe...

Yahoo! Anyone there? Anyone seen Yahoo? 1
Ostsee 3 years
Met Office worker sacked for getting caught in downpour without an umbrella 0
Midfield Diamond 3 years

A storm has erupted over the dismissal of a weather forecaster for his lack of faith in the Meteorological Office's work. Weather analyst Michael Ainsworth left the agency under a cloud after a...

Research confirms young women don’t actually fancy middle aged men 10
writinginbsl 3 years

Men of a certain age have been shocked and disappointed by research findings that appear to prove that young women are really ‘actually not attracted at all’ to middle aged men. Dr. Michael...

Sacked CEO of Yahoo set for top job at Freeserve 4
greg various 3 years

'To be quite honest,' said fired by phone ex-boss of Yahoo Carol Bartz,'I'd forgotten I had a job there. I didn't think the company still existed until I googled it.'...

Essex travellers demand £6m to bugger off. 1
rebel not taken 3 years

Travellers living illegally on the Ugley Green caravan site in Essex have demanded £6million of taxpayers' money to leave. The request was made by the gipsys' representative Paddy Pikey during a...

High-resolution Moon photos reveal kebab shop 0
Sinnick 3 years
New Zealand Has Difficulty Promoting Rugby World Cup 2
Textbook 3 years

New Zealand has been disappointed by the lack of ticket sales and international visitors for the upcoming Rugby World Cup, chiefly because of the difficulty in persuading people that there actually...

Study of real religious men aborts for lack of qualified participants 1
Dumbnews 3 years

Tips for better word choices?...

'Cheating' Bremner to impersonate Wayne Sleep on Strictly 0
jp1885 3 years
High 50p tax rate damages economy, say highest-earning economists 0
jp1885 3 years
Dirty laundry found in Gaddafi compound confirmed as British 5
jp1885 3 years

Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted that a large bundle of dirty laundry, discovered last week in the wash house of Colonel Gaddafi’s compound in Tripoli, ‘almost certainly’ belongs to...

Fire the size of Conneticut ‘was Conneticut’ confirm Fire Officers 13
Gerontius 3 years

Firefighters in Texas struggling to contain a wildfire that has destroyed over 500 homes think the fire may have either escaped from captivity or was released into the wild by its owner., Fires in...

Phones4U not the only one changing hands as Jesus caught winking during TV ad 0
Gerontius 3 years

And the next one please...

Poor English: “Its’ not are fault”, say teachers 15
beau-jolly 3 years
German shepherd attacked by german shepherd 3
Boutros 3 years

In an horrific attack, Tuesday, a German shepherd was set upon and badly mauled by a 'normally very placid' German shepherd while crossing a quiet junction in Recklinghausen, near Dortmund, Germany,...

Rugby residents 'appalled' at announcement of World Cup in their backyards 0
Nick McCarr 3 years
Clowns 'should travel to work in uniform' 15
Qoxiivi 3 years

Britain’s registered clowns should be made to travel to their place of work in full costume, a leading political think tank has suggested. James Adams, a spokesperson for the advisory body, claims...

BBC announces pilot 'My big fat gypsy eviction'... 2
writinginbsl 3 years

coming soon...

"There is a god': Somali pirates 'ecstatic' as Chandlers plan next voyage. 1
writinginbsl 3 years
MI6 hearing problem led to rendition of Lybian shepherds pie 0
dvo4fun 3 years

More puns later. Sorry. cheers boutros...

Advertisers furious as ITV forgets to sell mid-match ad break 0
exigo 3 years
New Iphone Sensation: "Angry Kurds" 10
Textbook 3 years

Chillingo, publishers of the mega-hit iphone/ipad game Angry Birds are please to announce the follow-up Angry Kurds, which according to their website is a "cheerful trivialisation" of the well-known...

Beating of fish at their factories 'codswallop' claim Birds Eye 9
Screenie 3 years
'More riot training not necessary' say rioters 0
Gerontius 3 years

Well I thought they got it just about right...

Fr Ted's Bishop Brennan Brings Court Action Against Channel 4 0
Duff 3 years

In a landmark case, believed to be the first of its kind anywhere in the world, Bishop Leonard Brennan, a fictitious character from Channel 4's popular 90s comedy, Fr Ted, is to sue for ill treatment...

60-Watt Bulb Ban To Ruin Prison Cell Feng Shui 6
UnoEye 3 years

Long-term Feltham Prison inmate Dave 'The Chainsaw Butcher' looks up at the shade-less light bulb hanging above his head. 'The circle is extremely powerful and encloses the inconspicuous after...

Cowell Unveils Plans For The Next Generation Of Reality TV 0
Duff 3 years

It's art imitating life imitating art. Broadcaster ITV has revealed plans for TV mogul Simon Cowell's latest reality show due to be screened in the run up to this Christmas. [i]Let's Do The Whole...

Unprecedented demand amongst male IT workers for cosmetic scars 20
3 years

Soft-skinned men in the IT industry are flocking to cosmetic surgeons for the latest 'vanity' treatments. Tired of being accused of 'never doing a hard day's work in their life', computer operatives...

Reith Would Of Blown A Gasket If He Had Of Seen This 12
Duff 3 years

A leaked BBC memo is about to drive linguists wild and throw the grammar police into a right tizz. Because in sensational new guidelines it appears that top brass within the corporation have approved...