The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘Mumsnet’

Call to end Nanny State restrictions on truckers’ mobile use

‘These rules aren’t meant for the Knights of the Road,’ said a British Hauliers Association spokeman. ‘We’re professionals, you know?’

Read more >

Posted: Dec 7th, 2010
More from News In Brief

Is Brown doing enough for the kip-on-your-sofa long-term home guest, asks Bumsnet

might even influence the polls, if they can be arsedBumsnet, the radical new online pressure group for men who sleep on your sofa, has raised serious questions about the stewardship of Gordon Brown.

The cyber rattling web site, which has empowered the community of blokes who are sleeping on your sofa until they can get their shit together, now represents a powerful demographic in the UK. They typically have a wealth of disposable income (although none for rent, or even tea bags) and plenty of time on their hands. Armed with access to your PC, while you are at work, and a broadband connection, they are becoming increasingly active on the political scene.

Read more >

Posted: Apr 23rd, 2010
More from UK News

Retailers slammed for selling ‘pervy’ school uniforms

David Cameron and Mumsnet joined forces today to criticise leading high street retailers for stocking fetish-like school uniforms aimed at girls as young as four.

Read more >

Posted: Apr 16th, 2010
More from News In Brief

Mumsnet to decide general election

In a campaigning season that has been widely hailed as the ‘Mumsnet Election’, it was announced today that the result of May’s general election will now be entirely determined by the contributors to the popular parental chat room. ‘These people never shy away from the difficult issues, be it Europe, the economy, or how you get a recalcitrant toddler to poo on the potty,’ said HRH Queen Elizabeth II, who agrees with the vehemence of feeling on the website against Petit Filous. ‘So who better to decide who runs the country? It’s not like we can leave it to just anyone. And they were so helpful when one asked ‘How do I tell my middle-aged son he’s never getting my job?’

Read more >

Posted: Apr 13th, 2010
More from Politics