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Multiple Archers characters to die to stop BBC listeners downloading podcasts

The BBC has announced that an unpredictable outbreak of murder, suicide, accidental death, lethal machinery malfunction, alien abduction and Ebola will hit Ambridge, leading to a veritable genocide of characters from The Archers. This, the corporation added, is the result of an initiative to keep listeners tuning in to the familiar speech service, rather than turning to commercially-backed podcasts. At least one Ambridge resident a week will be dying in order to protect listening figures and safeguard jobs at BBC Birmingham.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2015
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Rugby World Cup ‘technically still going on’

The English have admitted that, according the strictest interpretation of the rules, the Rugby World Cup is still in progress.

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Posted: Oct 10th, 2015
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Rugby to end ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ and admit heterosexuals

rugger buggersThe International Rugby Board has finally agreed to lift the policy which has sought to bar openly-heterosexual players from the game.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2015
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Bored video ref admits he switched channels

England v South AfricaThe future of video refereeing was thrown into doubt last night after the fourth official admitted he had got bored and switched channels during the game.

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2014
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‘Concussion not good for you’ discovery shocks scientists

NFL players wear their IQ on their shirtsSince 1920, thousands of American footballers haven taken part in an elaborate experiment to repeatedly ‘ram their heads together’ in the hope of generating an alternative source of energy.

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2013
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