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(2008) Gordon Brown blamed for splitting UB40 after 30 years

Funny story: (2008) Gordon Brown blamed for splitting UB40 after 30 years

Ali Campbell has dismissed talk of artistic differences being cause of his departure from veteran rock band UB40, and says it's all the fault of policy changes under New Labour.

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(2010) Brad Pitt: "My Love For Su Bo"

Funny story: (2010) Brad Pitt: "My Love For Su Bo"

Brad Pitt has broken his silence and admitted that he has left Angelina Jolie in orser to start a new life with Susan Boyle. "I totally love Su Bo. It's an emotional thing, but it is also deeply physical. I remember the first time when Su Bo took me...

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(2005) Suspected Terrorists Freed

Funny story: (2005) Suspected Terrorists Freed

Home Secretary Charles Clarke has announced that suspected foreign terrorists will no longer be detained in prison but instead are to be put under house arrest and watched as closely as Michael Jackson in a nursery.

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(2009) Detroit's Ex-Mayor Set for Comeback

Detroit's disgraced ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, serving a county jail sentence for perjuring himself at a Whistleblower lawsuit in what has been known as the text messaging scandal, is scheduled for release on February 3, 2009. Sources really, rea...

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(2007) Italian Police Find Homoerotic Gladiator Carvings

Funny story: (2007) Italian Police Find Homoerotic Gladiator Carvings

First century bas relief sculptures of Roman gladiators were found by Italy's version of Scotland Yard this week, while digging in the "backhouse" (Italian for outside toilet) of Roman Cardinal Guiseppe Pedophiliano.

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(2013) Super Walmart Puts Local Walmart Out of Business

Funny story: (2013) Super Walmart Puts Local Walmart Out of Business

PEORIA, Calif.-The unemployment lines in Peoria have seen a jump in numbers as the local Walmart closes its doors for the last time after succumbing to the pressures of the newly opened Super Walmart. "When the Super Walmart opened four month...

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(2009) Man buys car

Funny story: (2009) Man buys car

Bent Fork, Indiana. - There was jubilation in the U.S. car industry when Dr. Arnold Goldstein of Pineneedle County, Sasquahama Falls, Wyoming, bought a new car today. Standing proudly beside his CX420 at the Bent Fork dealership of General Motors...

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(2007) Playing Bush Speech Backwards Reveals "Gore Was Right About Everything!"

Funny story: (2007) Playing Bush Speech Backwards Reveals "Gore Was Right About Everything!"

The handful of Americans who managed to stay awake through President Bush's State of the Union address noted there was nothing especially noteworthy. Listening to the speech backwards, however, reveals Bush apparently saying "Gore was right...

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(2010) UK Out of Recession?

Funny story: (2010) UK Out of Recession?

Industry analysts have announced that the UK is out of recession as of today. This follows on from other industry analysts announcing that we were out of recession at the beginning of December, and yet more industry analysts who have announced that w...

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(2010) Oprah Recommended Book, "Horse Pecker Jones" Not True

Funny story: (2010) Oprah Recommended Book, "Horse Pecker Jones" Not True

Oprah has done it again, recommending a supposedly true story of one of her guest authors who claimed he had gone to Thailand to have a horse pecker put on him. "I am sooooo disappointed in you, Mickey Jones", Oprah stated in yesterday's show as M...

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(2012) More Haggis Eaten In England Than Scotland

Funny story: (2012) More Haggis Eaten In England Than Scotland

England has overtaken Scotland as the top market for that iconic Scots dish, Haggis. Midlothian-based MacSween produces 1,000 tons of the "chieftain o' the puddin' race" every year, which is enough for about five million portions. But 60 per cent...

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(2009) Iranian Football Boss Hosted Powder Puff Football

Funny story: (2009) Iranian Football Boss Hosted Powder Puff Football

Iranian Football Commissioner Al Tranvestie Swingbothwaysie has been called up before the Holy High Commission for Male Superiority for alleged reports that Al Tranvestie staged an all female Powder Puff Football extravaganza to raise funds for Irani...

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(2009) New Host for PMQ8

Funny story: (2009) New Host for PMQ8

In a bid to improve ratings, Spike Milligan is being resurrected to star in a revamped "Prime Minister's Question-Time". The new show's catch-phrase will be "What are we goin' to to now? What are we goin' to to now?" Since it slipped below "Big...

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(2007) World Markets Nervous as Ass Trade in Decline

Funny story: (2007) World Markets Nervous as Ass Trade in Decline

Once the humble domestic ass carried people and their possessions throughout the world. But that was before the invention of the donkey, and ever since then ass usage has been sagging.

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(2007) Prodigal Wilkinson Returns

Funny story: (2007) Prodigal Wilkinson Returns

After demanding his inheritance, squandering his wealth on loose living and damaging his kidney to boot, Johnny Wilkinson may be coming home to the National Rugby team.

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(2009) Scientists Develop Line of Clothing Apparel

Funny story: (2009) Scientists Develop Line of Clothing Apparel

In what may be the single most important advancement in the field of sex research for the blind, behavioral and physiological psychologists have developed clothing and provocative underwear designed to enhance the sexual experience of blind people. C...

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(2010) OctoMom to be in Movie, plays herself

Funny story: (2010) OctoMom to be in Movie, plays herself

OctoMom and OctoPuss a perfect pair - A new James Bond movie in the making and soon to be released is the famous OctoMom. The movie title is OctoMom vs OctoPuss and is scheduled to be at a theater near you within a month. "If OctoMom is available...

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(2008) Supermarket Sweep to be shot in Gaza Strip

Funny story: (2008) Supermarket Sweep to be shot in Gaza Strip

Dale Winton has announced that he is to present a special episode of his quiz show Supermarket Sweep from the Gaza Strip.

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(2010) Jessica Simpson's New Bed Partner Loves It

Funny story: (2010) Jessica Simpson's New Bed Partner Loves It

Replacing Tony Romo, Billy Corgan and John Mayer could be a hard job but apparently from all the recent reports, Sammy has done the job. It's a long way from today's top Cowboy to a lovable dog but Jessica Simpson says she prefers the snuggles fr...

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(2012) New Tarzan is a Balotelli fan!

Funny story: (2012) New Tarzan is a Balotelli fan!

A Manchester man and ex body-builder who once worked at the local Co-op has turned his back on the bright lights (what?) of his home town and answered a call from the African bush. He travelled to South Africa in a leopard skin leotard and skimpy...

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(2010) NBC Axes Leno, Tabs O'Brien To Replace Self

Citing the sensational ratings over the final week of "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien", NBC announced Monday that it has fired Conan O'Brien-replacement Jay Leno and replaced him with Conan O'Brien. "Conan O'Brien is once again the future of...

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(2013) Boston Celtics Follow the Red Sox Into Oblivion

Doc Rivers is flirting with the idea of firing himself. Perhaps he has lost the team in the same way that Terry Francona lost the Red Sox. We wait for the fake press conference when the owners of the Celtics claim that the time for Doc to move on...

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