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One-year countdown begins to world dwile flonking championships in Cowes

hoping for meadal gloryEvent chairman Lord Po said the event was a ‘big moment’ for the 2012 Cowes Flonking Organising Committee (Coflog), adding that 23 million ticket applications had been made by almost 12 people, which showed the Games had ‘higher levels of support than any previous international flonking event’.

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Posted: Jul 27th, 2011
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Statue in church ‘looks like Jesus’

A recently-redundant former City bond trader has told of how he found religion after being forced him to take refuge in a church just off Pudding Lane.

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Posted: Oct 6th, 2009
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Isle of Wight leased to China for 99 years

Treasury and Foreign Office officials brought a smile to Gordon Brown’s face today when they revealed a multi-billion dollar Hong Kong-style deal with Beijing, in which the Isle of Wight will become an offshore colony of China.

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Posted: Jun 19th, 2009
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Isle of Wight resident celebrates ‘miracle escape’ from yet another global tragedy

First trip to London could have been day of bombings‘If only I’d overcome my fear of flying, gone to Brazil on a whim and returned on that Air France flight, it could have been me,’ said Horace today.

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Posted: Jun 7th, 2009
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Gordon Boyle admitted to Priory

Gordon not ready for the limelightLabour Party managers have been criticised for thrusting a simple Scot with learning difficulties into the spotlight when he was clearly not able to cope.

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Posted: Jun 5th, 2009
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