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Majority of lemmings in favour of jumping off cliff

<b>A new poll has revealed that over 50% of the lemming population favour jumping off the cliff to an almost certain messy and agonising death.</b><p>“The poll …

Diary of The Cat - Heavy Night

God understandably nervous to meet Terry Pratchett

<b>God has expressed the fact that he was ‘very shaky’ today when he met creative genius Terry Pratchett for the first time.</b><p>Speaking via an Angel so as …

400 men cut off their own TESTICLES so they could get closer to God

A preacher allegedly convinced 400 men to cut off their own testicles to bring them closer to God.<p>Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is head of the …

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Police Apache helicopter blows up vicarage

<b>By Rob Banks, Crime Editor</b><p>Suffolk Police have been forced to ditch their new Apache gunship helicopter after it accidentally blew up a 19th-century …

Monty Python Reunion Show Will Be Bigger, 'A Little Bit Ruder,' Female Star Says

Carol Cleveland, known as the "Female Python" or "Seventh Python," says the London stage performances will include various song-and-dance scenes and …

Comedy

England team will sing national anthem if it’s Labrinth

THE England football squad have agreed to sing the national anthem before World Cup matches if it’s changed to Earthquake by Labrinth.<p>The compromise …

Davidson popularity leaves Britons worried they have entered parallel universe

<b>BRITONS are concerned they have woken up in an alternate dimension after seeing crowds cheering Jim Davidson.</b><p>The comedian won <i>Celebrity Big Brother</i> …

Applications to be Justin Bieber's cellmate top one million

<b>Prisoners in the Florida penal system have formed an orderly queue one million strong to be cellmates with recently arrested Justin Bieber.</b><p>Despite …

Britain okay with a riot as long as it’s quick

BRITAIN is happy for north London to have a riot as long as it does not drag on for days.<p>People across the country said the big riot of 2011 was …

Trestin Meacham, Utah Man, On Hunger Strike For As Long As Gay Couples Can Marry

A man has revealed that he has been on a 12 day hunger strike and will continue to starve himself until gay couples in Utah are banned from …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

Facebook God: A Masterclass in Human Connection Through Social Media

As of last month, there are 1.19 billion people on this planet who are active on Facebook. I’m one of them. I bet you probably are too huh?<br>It’s one …

Pubs to offer ‘professional lanes’

<b>BRITAIN’S pubs will have a section of the bar reserved for people who know what they are doing this Christmas.</b><p>With festive hostelries full of people …

Women campaign against ‘fun’ party preparation

<b>WOMEN have called for an end to advertisements that show party preparation as a fun female bonding activity.</b><p>They would prefer to see lone females …

This young woman shows how she is putting the pieces of her broken brain back together

Lotje Sodderland's story of how she is piecing the fragments of her mind back together after she suffered a stroke that left her unable to read and write is beautiful<p>Watching Lotje Sodderland struggle to find words and remember details of her life that just two years ago she would have had no …

TIME Regrets Naming Pope Francis 'Person Of The Year' After Beyoncé Drops Surprise Album

Staff at TIME have been left fuming after Beyoncé released a surprise album just days after the magazine chose the Pope as their Person Of The …

Man celebrated for achievement in the field of stealing

<b>THE late Ronnie Biggs has been hailed for his contribution to theft.</b><p>Channel 5 documentary-type gangster Tom ‘Pliers’ Logan said: “It’s a sad thing, …

James Delingpole: In defence of cocaine

If you can handle your drink, why should your self-control desert you with other drugs?<p>‘Is anyone here even remotely shocked that Nigella Lawson has done cocaine?’ I asked. Everyone shook their heads. Well of course they did: it was the after-show drinks in the green room at a BBC studio. ‘So why …

Young people just going to change pension age back later

<b>YOUNG people have announced plans to lower the pension age by several decades once they are in charge.</b><p>When asked how they felt about working for …

First-time buyers advised to not bother

<b>ANYONE struggling to buy a house has been advised to give the whole nightmare as wide a berth as possible.</b><p>Rising house prices and stricter lending …

Housing

Bitstrip you even more annoying than real you, facebook users warned

<b>The Bitstrip character you created of yourself is even more annoying than the real you, Facebook users have been warned today.</b><p>As Facebook news feeds …

Call for all buildings to look like vaginas

<b>ALL buildings should look at least vaguely like a vagina, it has been agreed.</b><p>Following celebrated architect Zaha Hadid’s vagina-like stadium design, …

British Humour

Grown men sleeping in street to get video games machine

ADULT men have been sleeping outdoors because they want an electronic toy.<p>Sony’s Playstation 4 toy is released in the UK on Friday, but fully-grown …

Norfolk police warn of alarming clown epidemic

Public told not to approach anyone wearing 'Halloween-type' clown masks after spate of reports of terrifying sightings<p>A police force has told members of the public to ignore people dressed as clowns if they meet them in the street.<p>Norfolk police received a report from a member of the public alarmed …

Rod Liddle: The truths you can't tell in today's Britain

Politicians used to have to apologise when they lied. Now it's the opposite<p>My memory gets addled sometimes, so maybe I’m wrong about this. But didn’t it used to be the case that when politicians were caught out lying, they made some sort of shame-faced apology to the nation and begged for our …

Sex survey finds 100% of editors want excuse to publish sexy picture

<b>ALL newspaper and website editors will take any excuse to run a picture of naked people, according to a new sex survey.</b><p>A poll of sexual attitudes …

Stupid poor people are stupid and poor, says massive blonde-haired child

THE debate over social mobility was reignited last night thanks to an opinion from an economy-sized boy.<p>Boris Johnson, London’s six year-old mayor, …

British Humour

Adorable Toddler DJ Knows Where The Party Is At 3 A.M.

Whether he's trying to break into the cookie jar or form a pint-sized rave at 3:00 a.m., you never can be sure what a toddler will do next.<p>In the new music video for “So Right,” a smooth electronic track from Brooklyn-based band The Mast, an adorable little boy sneaks out of his crib and breaks out …