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13th, November News

Wheelchairs And Prams Fight For A Fair Service On The Bus

WHO has right of way on a bus: wheelchairs or pushchairs? No contest surley. Wheelchairs must win. Children can be carried. Unless you're on an ATOS bus in which case the wheelchair user can bloody well walk... More »

13th, November The Consumer

Wrist-Slitting Photo Hidden Inside Child's Toy

OTHER Parents presents the loving mum who bought her 2-year-old daughter an Evil Stick. She thought the EVIL STICK wouild contain a picture of a fairy or some other 'normal' figure. Instead, as she tells us... More »

13th, November Strange But True

Starbucks Exorcism: Watch Coffee Drinkers Purge A Demon

THE demon of tax avoiders stands no chance as the Stabuck on W. Parmer Lane in Austin, Texas... More »

13th, November News

Sidcuip Burger Bar Bans Wheelchair-Bound Woman For Smelling Bad

"BASICALLY I went into a cafe, it's one that I always go to except during the summer I've been sitting outside. It wasn't great weather so this time I sat inside..." More »

13th, November Strange But True

Man Aims Loaded Gun At Teenage Relative In Battleships Game Row

CHRISTIMAS is coming. Fetch the boardgames. And hide the weapons... More »

13th, November Celebrities

Incredible Pre-Photoshop Photo Of Kim Kardashian's Ass For Paper Magazine

So. This is Kim Kardashian's naked bum before the depilators and photsohoppers got to work... More »

12th, November Celebrities

Tabloid Legends: Benjamin Pell the Bin Man

TABLOID legends: Benjamin Pell the Bin Man used the so-called dark art sto get a story. He was very good at it.... More »

12th, November News

Rotheram Abuse: The Police Called Me A Liar And Destroyed My Statement

"He took me to a lay-by; kept calling me a liar, saying he'd read my files and that I was a liar..." More »

12th, November News

Black Marks And White Boards: Minneapolis Schools Set Racial Quotas For Discipline

IN the USA, where equiality rules, Minneapolis public schools have set a racial quota for discipline... More »

12th, November Arsenal

Arsenal Thrash Spurs But Chelsea Not Manchester United Win The Football Map Of London

IN London: The Information Capital by James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti, the academics plotted London's football clubs by popularity on Twitter for the 2013/14 season... More »

12th, November Sports

Ched Evans Taught Me To Rape But Paul Gascoigne Made Me Beat Up Women

CHED Evans, the convicted rapist is back in the news because he's been invited to train at Sheffield United FC... More »

12th, November Strange But True

Photos Of Unusual Brains Left Behind In A Mental Hospital

WHEN patients at the University of Texas Mental Hospital died, their brains were removed... More »

12th, November News

Paedo-Panic: Puxton Park Would Have Let Jimmy Savile Watch The Birds

CAROLE Mideley has few sane words about the paedo panic. Last week a man was banned from Puxton Park park for being an adult male unaccompanied by a child... More »

12th, November Strange But True

Hospital Employees Get Stuck In An MRI Scanner After Oxygen Cylinder Mishap

As Sunil flew across the room - the cylinder still tucked under his left arm - he took hold of Ramaiah... More »

12th, November Money

This Ain't News; Benedict Cumberbatch Is Alan Turing's 17th Cousin

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12th, November Money

So Why Have Hungarians Making Sandwiches In Northampton Then?

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12th, November News

Free Harry Roberts - But The T-Shirt Costs

HARRY Roberts, the murderer who gave us the song 'Harry Roberts he kills coppers' is free. .. More »

12th, November Arsenal

Manchester United Balls: Radamel Falcao And The Arsenal Issue

MANCHESTER United Balls: How fit is Radamel Falcao?... More »

12th, November Celebrities

Fame Adacemy Meets X Factor: Alex Parks And Joe McElderry Are Learning To Write Songs

THE Daily Star's Mike Ward is serching for Parks. She is: The talent show winner who’s vanished without trace: a warning to every X Factor wannabe... More »

12th, November Celebrities

I'm A Celebrity: Michael Buerk Changes His Name To 'Feed The Playboy Bunny'

THIRTY years ago, Michael Buerk brought the pain of millions of starving Ethiopians to British screens. His BBC report in 1984 sparked Bob Geldof to create Live Aid.... More »

11th, November Music

Big Bank Hank Was 'Six Foot One And Tons of Fun' (August 5, 1957 – November 11, 2014)

BBH only became a rapper as he couldn't find a job connected to his oceanography degree... More »

11th, November manchester united

Manchester United Balls: You'll Never Guess Who Van Gaal's 'Sworn Enemy' Is

MANCHESTER United manager Louis van Gaal is trading on former glories. His tenure at United as been one of big-spending confusion. The buzzword is 'transition', but Southampton are proving that to be a load of balls... More »

11th, November The Consumer

The Wearable Futon Is A Thing Of Wonder

Japanese office supply company King Jim offer this lovely wearable futon and air mat set for a mere ¥4,500 (about £25, €30 or $40), because Japan... More »

11th, November News

Eric The Chick-fil-A Manager's List of Banned Words

Eric, a manager at a Chick-fil-A restaurant, made a list of words that he forbade his staff from uttering while at work... More »

11th, November Strange But True

Teen Takes ‘MDMA And Cocaine, Nicks Ambulance And Masturbates' In Police Station

MEET Colorado State University student Stefan Sortland, the 18-year-old who allegedly spent Halloween in the approved manner... More »