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Drugs mules ‘infiltrating nativity plays’

asses could be wiped outThe scene in the junior boys toilets at Chesham Primary was shocking. ‘It was drug paraphernalia all right,’ said teacher Patricia Smythe, ‘but on a bizarrely large scale…’

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Posted: Dec 22nd, 2013
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New Notional Gallery to house conceptual art

A new national Notional Gallery devoted to conceptual art is to open in a yet-to-be-decided venue by a person who might or might not exist. The Notional Gallery will house a diversity of creative concepts in a variety of imaginary media. Architects say this will be the first cultural hub to be almost entirely built in the mind.

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Posted: Nov 29th, 2013
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Large sums of money hold press conference to express ‘joy’ at Python reunion

silly walkers‘I for one can’t wait to be joining John Cleese’s offshore bank account once again,’ said a cheque for an estimated £1.72 million pounds, at a city press conference held by the celebrity money to be paid to the Pythons for their reunion show. ‘Frankly, I don’t expect to be there long though. Something tells me I’ll find myself in an ex wife’s cosmetic surgeon’s account pretty soon!’

The five very large sums of money told financial journalists that they were all ‘thrilled’ to be working with the Pythons again. ‘The parrot sketch alone was a fantastic financial instrument,’ said an undisclosed sum.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2013
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Amateur brushers banned from using Oral B Pro-Expert toothpaste

oral b-warePeople with amateur teeth have been banned from buying or using Oral B Pro-Expert toothpaste under new dental healthcare guidelines. Similarly, only those who use their teeth professionally and have a licence to prove it will be able to obtain Colgate sensitive Pro-relief over the counter. And ‘Pro’-rated toothbrushes, both electric and manual, will also now only be available to those who can smile suitably whitely at newly installed till-top electronic teeth recognition scanners.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2013
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Cities around the world inspired by Transport for London’s ‘virtual Tube’ scheme

Boris Johnson jumps on and off at leisure, but that's none of your businessBarcelona, Sao Paulo, Munich, St Louis and Shanklin on the Isle of Wight are set to emulate Transport For London’s “no-ride” tube system, by creating their own mega-ultra-light railway systems.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2013
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