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Latest road signs to display driver’s stupidity as well as speed

system views some manoeuvres as 'neanderthal'Road safety campaigners are celebrating today after the first roadside display sign to show the intelligence of drivers came into operation at a notorious stupidity black-spot on the A40.

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Posted: Aug 26th, 2014
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Britain’s statues to be coloured in

Walter O'Raleigh Minister for work and pensions Yvette Cooper and the Rt Hon Ben Bradshaw, Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, have announced a joint job-creation scheme in which thousands of British job seekers will be tasked with colouring in the nation’s statues.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2014
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Disappointment for Brazil after football team draws ‘office idiot’ in sweepstake

Pélé could do photocopying much, much better‘In many ways it’s my fault for letting Robinho put his hand in the hat – he should have searched around a bit, rather than pulling out the first name he found.’

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2014
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Native tribesmen get luxury suite as BBC unveils new twist on survival shows

tribal notions of social etiquette will be challenged‘Out of the Wild’ represents a radical re-imagining of the survival documentary.

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Posted: May 16th, 2014
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‘Squashed Satsuma and Some Walnuts’ is this year’s top Christmas must-have

extra nut to be included in next year's upgradeEager shoppers are setting up camp outside greengrocers along the length and breadth of the country today in order to be first in the queue for the release of this year’s must-have Christmas gift: a squashed satsuma and some walnuts.

‘2013 is the year of nostalgia,’ believes Julia Franklin of Frankiln’s Festive Supplies. ‘Nothing beats the magic, after tossing aside the rest of your presents, of reaching down to the bottom of your stocking, pillow case or, increasingly these days, bin liner, to find the remnants of a small citrus fruit smeared over a walnut. It knocks your Playstation 4 into a cocked hat – cocked paper hats being another top seller this year.’

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Posted: Dec 3rd, 2013
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