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Office of Fair Trading to investigate fuel prices

Funny story: Office of Fair Trading to investigate fuel prices

The Office of Fair Trading is to investigate fuel prices in Britain for the first time. "I went to put some petrol in my car," said Hilary Dale, who heads up the Price Fixing division at the Office of Fair Trading. "It cost me seventy pounds!"...

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Harfold man puts gas prices into perspective, albeit not in a socially acceptable way

Funny story: Harfold man puts gas prices into perspective, albeit not in a socially acceptable way

HARFOLD, Vt. - Harfold resident Stan Finley, 49, came out the Harfold Gas & Supplies in a much different state than when he went in. He entered, just as he had any other work day, ready to run the cash register. He came out, however, with the hel...

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Petrol stations caught using random number generators for petrol prices

Funny story: Petrol stations caught using random number generators for petrol prices

Drivers have long seen petrol prices change every time that they pass the same petrol station. It turns out now that the price being set bares no relation to the price of oil. Instead, each petrol station has a random number generator built into the...

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Fuel tanker drivers vote yes to disrupting more traffic than usual

Fuel tanker drivers have voted in favour of obstructing markedly more journeys than usual in an ongoing row over safety conditions which have seen them placed in a similar amount of danger to someone trying to over-take one of their vehicles, the Uni...

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Lotto style 'National Hottery' to combat fuel poverty

The government plans to launch a new lotto style 'National Hottery' to provide the warmth of hope to those members of the electorate struggling to combat the rising problem of 'fuel poverty', according to a leaked report. The report claims that go...

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Britain's Poor Urged To Burn Books To Stay Warm This Winter

Funny story: Britain's Poor Urged To Burn Books To Stay Warm This Winter

With forecasters already predicting snow in October, and promising a long bone chilling winter, Britain's poor are being urged to burn books in order to stay warm this winter. The Departmment Of Fuel Bills expressed concerns that with the spiralin...

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Fuel prices fuel a lot of gas in India

In a move that is certain to raise a lot of temperatures across the country, the Cartel of Natural Gas and Resources (CoNGRes) has increased the price of petrol by 3 rupees per liter, or roughly 24 cents for a gallon. The hike goes into effect from...

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Good drivers required at English Telecoms

Funny story: Good drivers required at English Telecoms

English Telecoms operate the largest fleet of vehicles in England and have realised that with rising fuel prices there is a simple way to save money. "I was reading about hypermiling," said head of fleet operations, Dee Sell. "And I realised that...

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Britain's Truck Drivers Bid for Fair Play

Funny story: Britain's Truck Drivers Bid for Fair Play

Britain's many, many HGV drivers have today made a heartfelt appeal to the public to end the constant discrimination against their profession. "It's not on", said Steve Bloke, a member of pro-haulage organization, The Wagons Are The Solution, "peo...

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The Airline Industry Has Decided To Raise Air Fares In Order To Buy A Better Grade Of Airplane Jet Fuel

Funny story: The Airline Industry Has Decided To Raise Air Fares In Order To Buy A Better Grade Of Airplane Jet Fuel

CHICAGO - Speaking before an assembled group of news media the director of The United States National Passenger Aviation Alliance Sherman S. Turnbuckle, has stated that his agency has decided to raise ticket prices by 21 percent. Mr. Turnbuckle po...

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MP Rebuked For Using Mobile In Commons

Funny story: MP Rebuked For Using Mobile In Commons

Burnley M.P Gordon Birtwistle has been censored for playing with a children's Mobile in the House of Commons. John Bercow, the Commons Speaker, had to tell the Liberal Democrat MP to put the mobile away and sit down as the rotating leaves and colo...

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