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Indiscriminate acronym use 'devaluing comedy' says researcher 4
QorbeQ 3 years

A report commissioned by the European Office of Internet Affairs (EOIA) claims that overuse of slang terms in text messages and internet chatter is causing the value of humour to drop significantly...

Police fear Carpenter who killed girlfriends had 'Only Just Begun' 2
MADJEZ 3 years
Weary R4 listeners set up anti-Nicholas Parsons website, GoCompere.com 6
pinxit 3 years
Indian Call Centre workers “fed up with speaking to British customers” 1
brownpaperreporter 3 years

In a poll across several major Indian call centres, the local workforce has voiced its growing concern that more of their customers are coming from abroad, and predominantly Britain. The top...

Jackson estate objects to erection of Al Fayed statue outside Neverland 0
simonjmr 3 years
Prince Philip unveils Al-Fayed statue at Buckingham Place "to attract tourists". 0
FormerlyAlOPecia 3 years

"If they don't like it, they can go to Germany"...

Men should aim for 'achievably average' says study 0
QorbeQ 3 years

A new study, commissioned by men's health and wellbeing magazine 'Nuts', reveals that most men try far too hard when trying to attract a potential soulmate. The results of the long-term study have...

Panic stamp-buying causes forecourt chaos 0
QorbeQ 3 years

A 12% rise in the price of first class stamps has caused panic-buying amongst the letter-sending public, with forecourt queues countrywide as customers clamour to top up with cut-price postage at...

Joe Carr confesses "I'm not the prankster, people think I am!" 1
simonjmr 3 years
Eddie Stobart's funeral to feature a 24 headlight flash salute 0
simonjmr 3 years

The coffin will be drapped with the distinctive green, white and red livery of the company. More soon...

RSPB ALARMED BY REDUCTION OF BILL ODDIE SIGHTINGS ACROSS THE UK, 2
3 years

other than this recent BBC clip on 'The Bearded Tit'. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Bearded_Reedling#p007yxzf...

Cardbord box manufactures welcome news of 'Sweeny' remake. 3
Ian Searle 3 years

Things are also looking up for the owners of disused wharehouses...

New RPI figures delayed as Osborne chooses wrong queue 0
ianslat 3 years

George Osborne has today confirmed that this month’s Retail Price Index figures will be late due to the fact that he chose the wrong queue whilst gathering inflation data in Asda last week. ‘It...

Russel Brand cast as rabbit, finds he has a lot in common with his character. 0
Ian Searle 3 years
House that looks like Hitler goes on 60 Minute Makeover, now looks like Gadaffi. 0
Ian Searle 3 years
French mayor throws "the fallen Madonna with the big boobies" out of town hall. 0
Ian Searle 3 years
Graphic designer asked to tone it down. 2
SingingHinny 3 years
Disaster as ‘Come Dine With Me’ narrator hosts own dinner party 0
jp1885 3 years

Friends and relatives of Dave Lamb, narrator of the popular Channel 4 lifestyle show ‘Come Dine With Me’, have expressed concern for his safety after the comedian, actor and voiceover artiste...

Friends and family of Chris Moyles are concerned after he does turn up for work. 0
Ian Searle 3 years

Prompting fears he may return home tonight...

Mr. Sheen jeered by audience for 'unpolished performance'... 2
be reasonable 3 years

"It's just a smear campaign," he responded...

Man in elephant enclosure feels equally ignored 0
jp1885 3 years
Historians uneasy about Elephant in the Runes 0
3 years
Abused elephant seeks sanctuary at Longleat from Newsbiscuit contributors 0
Duncan Biscuit 3 years
Cameron targets NHS in sickness benefit clampdown 0
Duncan Biscuit 3 years
Stamp price increase complaint letter returned due to insufficient postage 0
Duncan Biscuit 3 years
Craven Cottage to be re-named Neverland 0
greg various 3 years
Elephants never forget which room they are in 1
Oxbridge 3 years
rooney to be awarded the conspicuous gallantry medal for services to football 0
4ty2 3 years

by Prince Charles who wanted to publically reward him for upholding old traditions he wants to introduce again under his reign. However for the time being Charles granted him the freedom of football...

Stationary store "not planning on going anywhere" 1
Nick McCarr 3 years
Afghan rioters admit mistake after discovering US pastor burnt a Korean... 0
be reasonable 3 years

"that's perfectly acceptable," said Abdul Madjid, 34, leader of the rioters in Kandahar province. "After all, burning a living human being is well within the bounds of acceptable behaviour; I did my...