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Hurricane Katia causes butterfly to flap its wings in Japan

Scientists say research revealed the wind, which has now dropped to a gently breeze, may have caused a startled butterfly to quickly adjust its position as it clung to a twig...

Ian Searle 15.09.11 9:47am
Ian Searle
Architects complain over size of Great Britain

‘It simply isn’t big enough,’ explained architect Geoff Crabfoot,‘We suggest the minimum size a kingdom needs to be to comfortably house four countries is 249450 SQ kilometres, at just...

Screenie 15.09.11 9:32am
Chinese minivan driver offered job on London Underground

tickets please...

Gerontius 15.09.11 8:03am
Midwife shortage could leave dads holding the baby 0
Duncan Biscuit 15.09.11 8:03am
Duncan Biscuit
B&Q plan to make 1200 jobs this year on hold after instructions go missing 0
Duncan Biscuit 15.09.11 8:02am
Duncan Biscuit
The Great and the Good Attend London Alms Fair

Sharply dressed men and women representing every niche of the alms industry arrived in London Docklands this week for 'Income Defence and Security International', a bi-annual London alms fair. The...

TokyoTomato 15.09.11 7:53am
Sell by dates have limited shelf life. 2
MADJEZ 15.09.11 7:44am
Britain Will No Longer Be Great If Brussels Has Its Way

"We will fight them on the beaches," as Churchill famously once said, and before long it might just come to that, if as is being reported today, bonkers Brussels bureaucrats soon pass a new law on...

Duff 15.09.11 7:16am
Daily Mail: House sizes collapse, causing cancer, in post code lottery. 0
Al OPecia 15.09.11 6:51am
Al OPecia
Postcode lottery ends in a rollover yet again. 0
MADJEZ 15.09.11 6:44am
So like Im minding my own,

havin a few whiskey shorts,leaves the pub and Im on my way home, stops to light me pipe,then all of a sudden John OFarrell,jumps out of a alley way and hes got this big fucking electric eal.Hes...

Big Mamas 15.09.11 6:23am
FA buys Legofussball to ensure Euro 2012 victory

The Football Association has completed the purchase of animator Bricksports, creators of Legofussball, to ensure that no matter what happens on the pitch, England will be remembered as the winners of...

Rick Bradford 15.09.11 1:35am
Rick Bradford
BBC4 to be saved in e-petition deal for return of the death penalty.

In a deal aimed at dividing the loyalties of liberal TV watchers, the government has offered the BBC funds to save BBC 4, after massive support in an online petition. But the condition is the...

nickb 15.09.11 1:06am
Labour MPs urge Miliband to join strike action. 0
SingingHinny 15.09.11 12:40am
Teachers strike action "Last day this term is likely date. Or first day of next"

More days off soon...

dvo4fun 14.09.11 9:47pm
Stewed: The bitter truth about Monkey and Al (PG rated)

someone put kettle on...

vertical 14.09.11 9:45pm
USA press charges against remaining Guantanamo prisoners, then detonate them. 4
pinxit 14.09.11 9:33pm
Dutch woman blames 65,000 calls on stalk-stalk billing error 0
charlies_hat 14.09.11 9:23pm
Fewer MPs relief for man who sits next to Eric Pickles 0
ianslat 14.09.11 8:09pm
Grow your Own Sophie Dahl kits to be banned

The gardening idyll of a little shed in which everyone could grow their own Sophie Dahl may well be a pipe dream, after Law Lords decided two to one that growing “Dahl”, even for private use,...

nickb 14.09.11 7:52pm
Home too small for a TV? Write for newsbiscuit 0
martin2381 14.09.11 6:29pm
Debt riddled clockwork toy manufacturer faces winding up order 6
Iamthestig 14.09.11 6:21pm
Al OPecia
B&Q enter housing market with 'flatpack homes'

The B&Q CEO has admitted that they have been looking at this for some time. 'We have been watching the DIY market expand and after the nation's architects slammed the size of current homes we...

martin2381 14.09.11 6:14pm
Daily Star column - I Don't Know How He Does her - to be made into film

I Don't Know How He Does Her - the regular newspaper column that commiserates with Alison Pearson's husband, is to be made into a film. Ronnie Corbett is to play the long suffering husband, with...

ronseal 14.09.11 6:09pm
Operation gets a big toes up 3
beau-jolly 14.09.11 6:09pm
Tinker, Tailor, Shepherd, Spy. Secrets of MI5 cookbook revealed. 7
nickb 14.09.11 5:45pm
Death of a salesman (or two) as Tesco's porkies are exposed

Advertising gurus at omnipresent retailers Tesco were condemned today after making a pigs ear out of a recent campaign to promote the company's latest range of organic sausages. Having been called to...

spoole2112 14.09.11 4:44pm
Samaritans decide not to outsource calls in call centre in pakistan

The Samaritans having been trialing using a call centre in pakistan to take calls from people considering suicide., A spokesman said it was going well until they put in a test call pretending to be...

tonyhill 14.09.11 4:30pm
Greece! You're the one that we don't want, the one that we don't want, o, o, oo

From the new musical: Greece! [i]Angie Merkel and Nicky Sarkozy are on stage singing and dancing around Georgie Papandreou. AM (pirouettes)[/i]:, You got bills., They're multiplyin'., And...

Awkward Facts 14.09.11 3:22pm
Woman 'called boyfriend 65,000 times' being blamed for telecoms company collapse

A Dutch woman who called a man 65,000 times in the past year - an average of 178 calls a day - is due in court later to face charges causing the collapse of a Dutch Telecoms company after she stopped...

simonjmr 14.09.11 3:01pm