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ConDem Cabinet consists of "Made-up Politicians". More soon. 2
FormerlyAlOPecia 4 years
Meaningless concepts to feature in primary school tests... 0
Doylem 4 years

To gauge children’s reading skills, nonsense words are to be included in tests for six-year-olds. Brian Shuttleworth, a spokesman for the Department of Education, hailed this new initiative....

Crisis in East as demonstrations spread to third Norfolk village 1
Des Custard 4 years

After the mass protests of recent weeks which successfully liberated the villages of Acle and Reepham from the tyrannical rule of Norfolk Young Farmers, East Anglia’s media were on tenterhooks...

Protests against Norfolk Young Farmers spread to a third village 6
Des Custard 4 years

After the collapse of long-standing branches of Norfolk Young Farmers in Acle and Reepham in recent weeks, East Anglia’s media were on tenterhooks yesterday as the occupation of Attleborough’s...

Sponge Bob criticized for being too self-absorbed 9
Dumbnews 4 years
Ann Summers to provide product placement for new series of Upstairs Downstairs 2
Darkbill 2.0 4 years

The BBC confirmed today that retailer Ann Summers will participate in product placement for the revival of classic drama Upstairs Downstairs. Anne Summers founder and MD Jacqueline Gold says the new...

Tobacco industry concerned smoking no longer "cool" 0
Dumbnews 4 years
Coalition rift after Clegg "baggsed top bunk" 0
4 years
No recycled Egyptian jokes, orders Bahrain 0
Dumbnews 4 years
Following success of FCUK, Coconut fashion to launch CNUT brand 1
beau-jolly 4 years
Maths test for six-year-olds to include non-numbers 9
beau-jolly 4 years

Made-up numbers such as "thist" or "twevty" are to be included in the government's planned new maths test for six-year-olds in England., The idea has drawn criticism from numeracy experts who say...

Earthcare space laser to be self-funding by 2016 0
beau-jolly 4 years

To offset the 30% rise in costs of Europe’s Earthcare laser satellite new commercial uses are being considered. Dr Volker Liebig (real name - honest!), Esa's director of Earth observation says...

Middle Eastern Policy based largely on Bentine's works 1973 - 1980 0
4 years

Local councils to include non-jobs 0
beau-jolly 4 years

oh, hang on...

New edition of OED to include made-up words 1
beau-jolly 4 years

has the word gone mad?

Government to take lessons from unemployed 0
beau-jolly 4 years

Following a report that 1.4 million people have been out of work for more than 10 years but are still able to spend all day in the pub, a government special commission has been set up to find out...

Local man confuses pressing a button on website with “actually helping”... 0
Doylem 4 years

“If I can help someone less fortunate than me, then I'm more than happy to do my bit”, said Craig Springer, as he repeatedly pressed a button marked 'YES!' on some website, in the vain hope that...

Muppets join Bahrain protest 1
beau-jolly 4 years

Voicing the concern of the assembled Muppets, wild-haired drummer, Animal, shouted, “Manama!” followed by a chorus of “doo doo di do do”...

Obama's new Child Healthcare plans example of Democratic "Nanny State" 0
Mors 4 years

Mike Crapo, Republican Senator for Idaho, said today that President Obama's plans for universal childcare for the under 5's including free kindergarten provision was just another example of the...

Government to privatise Forensic Service on a "No Win No Fee" basis. 0
Mors 4 years

Home Secretary Theresa May, today announced the largest shake up of British Policing since the Lib/Con Alliance took power. In what she describes as an "innovative and bold move", the Forensic...

Game of Monopoly Ends Badly 0
Deimos 4 years

An innocent game of Monopoly between friends the last Saturday evening ended in dispute when the banker refused to give anybody any money until his bonus expectations were addressed. As the...

Voting method for vote on voting method to be put to the vote. 2
malgor 4 years

MPs were left running round in little circles last night trying to figure a way out of the logical loop they’d inadvertently got sucked into by deciding to have a vote on the voting system. One MP...

Peter749400 4 years Huddersfield pensioner Arthur Davies lost no time in contacting local reporters when a mysterious orange glow appeared in the sky behind...

New Forest pony up on drug mule charges. 0
Milo Shame 4 years

Trixie, a fourteen year old New Forest pony, will appear in Southampton court today on drug mule charges. Trixie’s solicitor spoke to local journalists, attempting to explain Trixie’s ‘moment...

Kate Adie and John Simpson to team up for The Holiday Show 0
TerribleTim 4 years
Sean Connery to teach special lectures at Tokyo University to pronounce 2
4 years

and teach the difference between Cynthia,sincere and synthesizer...

Council Chief Executive worth every penny of £569,000 P.A. salary... 0
be reasonable 4 years

says South Somerset Council. "We needed a big-hitter" said the Leader of the Council, "you know, someone who can spot a missing consonant"...

Linguists concerned overuse of f-bombs is undermining its effectiveness 0
Dumbnews 4 years
Apple to sue NHS over free eye tests... 0
be reasonable 4 years
In a rare interview this week in Flora and Fauna weekly that some Wild 0
4 years

flowers have talked to Royal plantpots...