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Candidates for Archbishop of Canterbury post announced

Funny story: Candidates for Archbishop of Canterbury post announced

After an initial flurry by headhunting and recruitment parasites who quickly withdrew when they realised there was no commission in it, the official short list has been announced. Chief Rabbi Lord Sachs who himself is retiring soon was in talks wi...

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Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas à Becket to be assassinated in December by four drunken knights; ridding kingdom of "that turbulent priest" and creating yet another 'Martyr Stop & Shop' for the British tourist industry

Funny story: Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas à Becket to be assassinated in December by four drunken knights; ridding kingdom of "that turbulent priest" and creating yet another 'Martyr Stop & Shop' for the British tourist industry

Thomas à Becket, 52, was appointed the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1162. In a statement on his website, the head of the 85 million-strong Anglican Communion said serving as archbishop had been "an immense privilege". He said that news of his...

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Minnesota woman spends New Year's 2011 watching Black Adder reruns

Funny story: Minnesota woman spends New Year's 2011 watching Black Adder reruns

Outer Suburbia, Minnesota - While many people were heralding the arrival of 2011 with revelry and fireworks and kneeling before the Porcelain God, local resident Helena Handbasket stayed home and watched the entire four seasons of Black Adder, plus B...

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Lance Armstrong, Rowan Atkinson and Chevy Chase to Host Pratfall Competition

Funny story: Lance Armstrong, Rowan Atkinson and Chevy Chase to Host Pratfall Competition

Carrying the working title of "Falling for You", a new cable reality show will pit 16 hopefuls against each other for a prize of $100,000 and the title of "Best Physical Comedian", while Armstrong, Atkinson and Chase will act as series hosts and judg...

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Rowan Atkinson's "Gone Hollywood" Claims Neighbours

Funny story: Rowan Atkinson's "Gone Hollywood" Claims Neighbours

Rowan Atkinson, the famous English actor known for his Mr. Bean and Black Adder characters, is facing stiff complaints from his neighbours in Ipsden, Oxforshire, England for wanting to bulldoze a perfectly perfect 1930's cottage and build in its plac...

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Rowan Atkinson triumphs in "Oliver"

Rowan Atkinson has returned in spectacular fashion to the West End - his first time on the boards for 12 years. He has taken the lead in "Oliver", a role he has always cherished, and the 48-year-old doesn't disappoint. When Atkinson first announced that he would be starring in the play, some expressed surprise, but this truly is a role made for him. "To the British movie-goer Oliver Reed was a...

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Stephen Fry Goes Missing (Again)

Funny story: Stephen Fry Goes Missing (Again)

Stephen Fry, the 'jolly educated' host of TV panel quiz game QI, has gone missing again, fuelling speculation that, this time, he may be gone for good. Fry first went missing in 1995, when, appearing in the West End play Cell Mates, he 'got nervou...

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