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Legislators to adopt ‘knee-jerk emotive response’ policy

In the light of media hysteria and emotional complaints at various poorly reported news stories, David Cameron has agreed that ‘lessons will be learned’ in Parliament when it comes to debates on...

fernandomando 03.07.11 10:54am
Al OPecia
Chinese baulk at 'bilateral' trade agreement, but agree to 'two-way'..

(with an impricit hat-tip to the Duke of Edinburgh)...

pere floza 27.06.11 11:46am
pere floza
Pupils set to strike in row over length of lunch break

Pupils at John Cleveland College in Leicestershire have voted to strike after their demands to have the length of their lunch break increased from 45 minutes to 1 hour were not met. The row started...

Vertically Challenged Giant 27.06.11 11:41am
Vertically Challenged Giant
Mariah Carey to headline 2012 Cambridge Folk Festival

'whatever Bouncy can do, I can do' sneers Mimi...

Leeboy007 27.06.11 11:33am
Gove warns teachers "It's your own time you're wasting...." 3
charlies_hat 28.06.11 9:01am
weather 'too hot' for trains to work properly

true story!!

Leeboy007 27.06.11 12:23pm
Coldplay's Glasto set drowned out by high-pitch whining noise

later found out to be attributed to Chris Martin...

Leeboy007 27.06.11 11:26am
Hornby wins contract for High Speed Rail Link

Hornby has emerged as the winner of a £33bn contract for 'HS2', a high speed rail link between London and the North. The project, which will be built in 1:1 Gauge, has been described as...

27.06.11 5:32pm
Hospital food threat to top restaurants

Improvements in hospital food are threatening to put some top British restaurants out of business. 'It's very worrying,' said one central London restaurateur. 'Last night a diner complained that our...

roybland 27.06.11 11:18am
Guardian Spelling mistake raises eyebrows " Tory Chairman dies on Portillo" 3
Iamthestig 27.06.11 12:41pm
Glastonbury fights accusations of "losing it's political edge" by killing tories

It's a start I suppose...

Mark66 27.06.11 10:58am
Wheat intolerent baker gluten for punishment 3
button 27.06.11 11:02am
Tobacco giant may sue over plain coffins

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has threatened to sue the Australian government over its threat to introduce plain coffins for people who die of lung cancer. Hong Kong-based Philip Morris Asia said its...

roybland 27.06.11 10:31am
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Iscariot 27.06.11 9:57am
US denies authenticity of 'Shroud of bin Laden'

The US government is robustly denying the authenticity of the 'Shroud of bin Laden' reportedly on display at a secret location in the Tora Bora cave complex of Afghanistan. Blurred photographs...

roybland 27.06.11 9:55am
Creationist school appears out of nowhere

Scientists are said to be ‘baffled’ after a school teaching Creationism suddenly appeared overnight in a Hampshire field complete with a full retinue of teachers and pupils. St Usshers Junior...

Ludicity 27.06.11 4:19pm
Bin Laden's wife furious over Payment Protection Insurance scam

In an exclusive interview with Time magazine, the fifth wife of Osama Bin Laden, Amal, has complained that she was missold Private Protection Insurance when she reportedly took out a mortgage with...

Dick Everyman 27.06.11 1:00pm
Vertically Challenged Giant
Dr Who to face The Rasta in new episode, man

Classic old enemies like the violent, abusive robot Cydermen, Dalek takeaway proprietor Stavros and reggae-loving would-be ruler of the universe The Rasta return to face Dr Who in a new series, TV...

FraserWords 27.06.11 9:14am
Daily Mail found to cause cancer [more later...]

A work in progress. The headline occurred to me this morning as it must have done to many others in the past...

dogbombs 27.06.11 9:12am
Teachers hail pension changes as 'a valuable lesson in life'

Teachers union the NUT has today cancelled its planned strike, having decided that the changes to teachers' pensions actually represent a valuable lesson in life for pupils. 'Naturally, as our...

ianslat 27.06.11 9:22am
Vertically Challenged Giant
Kids at Glastonbury allowed to bounce up and down on Beyonce castle. 3
Ludicity 28.06.11 12:12pm
Mr Payne
Jools Holland to collect music award later 0
Duncan Biscuit 27.06.11 8:49am
Duncan Biscuit
Credit card use falls 13% in a year after reform of MPs’ expenses 0
Duncan Biscuit 27.06.11 8:48am
Duncan Biscuit
Belgrano de Cordoba torpedo River Plate’s fight to avoid relegation 1
Duncan Biscuit 27.06.11 11:02am
Cameron to tackle military waste by announcing withdrawal from Afghanistan 0
Duncan Biscuit 27.06.11 8:46am
Duncan Biscuit
Wimbledon Ladies Prettiness Championship enters tense final stages

Tension is growing among fans of attractive women in short white pleated skirts as the annual Ladies Prettiness Championship entered its second week at Wimbledon. And, despite complaints in some...

Oxbridge 27.06.11 10:44am
The Guardian apologises for reporting that a senior Tory died in a Portillo.

More typos later...

Tammy Flugh 27.06.11 7:48am
Tammy Flugh
Smurf creator based their appearance on his blue condomed penis

According to recently discovered notebooks and polaroids, Belgian artist Peyo, who died in 1993, took his inspiration for the group of small blue fictional creatures 'The Smurfs' on the appearance of...

pinxit 27.06.11 7:44am
Surge in 3D TV sales as Sharapova edges towards Wimbledon final 0
27.06.11 7:33am
Negotiations to avoid teachers' strike collapse after everyone told: NO TALKING! 0
Ludicity 27.06.11 7:29am