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Italians and Mimes Most Prone to Gesticular Cancer

Funny story: Italians and Mimes Most Prone to Gesticular Cancer

A newly published study in medical journal The Lancelot reveals that Italian males are 60% more likely to suffer from gesticular cancer than any other national group. The condition was also found to be more prevalent in regions with Italian immigrat...

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London Riots hit Richmond and Hampstead

Funny story: London Riots hit Richmond and Hampstead

London, UK: After several days of rioting across London that have seen police cars burning on the streets of Tottenham and shop windows smashed in Brixton, the violence has spread to the more leafy and sedate boroughs of Richmond and Hampstead. Ey...

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Pixar's Cars Subject of Toothpaste Lawsuit

Funny story: Pixar's Cars Subject of Toothpaste Lawsuit

A pharmaceutical and healthcare giant is suing Pixar animation studios over the films Cars and Cars 2, claiming that the name of anthropomorphic racing car and lead character Lightning McQueen is an intentional derivation of their popular toothpaste...

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Tortoises Die On Their Backs

Funny story: Tortoises Die On Their Backs

Oxford, UK: Have you ever wondered what would happen if a tortoise was stuck on its back? The results of a new study led by Prof. Colin Killmore, Professor of Pseudoscience at Oxford University, show conclusively that the tortoise would eventually d...

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BBC Haunted by Roy Castle

Funny story: BBC Haunted by Roy Castle

It has emerged that the ghost of Roy Castle has been haunting BBC Television Centre in London's White City since his death from lung cancer in 1994. Former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq recalls how she was regularly disturbed by the parping of a...

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Royal Undies Rifled During Funeral

Funny story: Royal Undies Rifled During Funeral

London, UK: Following weeks of shocking revelations regarding phone hacking and illegal payments to police officers, it has now emerged that a News of the World "journalist" broke into Buckingham Palace during the Queen Mother's funeral in 2002, and...

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USA Toupé?

Funny story: USA Toupé?

Washington DC: Entrepreneur, television personality and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is facing claims that his hair was born outside of the United States, thereby rendering it ineligible to hold the nation's highest office. Liberal...

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Pressure builds on Lion King as protests spread to Pride Lands

Funny story: Pressure builds on Lion King as protests spread to Pride Lands

Pride Rock, Pride Lands: Protests that have already rocked African countries including Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have now spread to the kingdom of Pride Lands. The country has been ruled by "Lion King" Simba since a 1994 coup that saw the violent o...

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Big Cat to Clear Downing Street of Vermin

Funny story: Big Cat to Clear Downing Street of Vermin

London, UK: After a number of complaints that Downing Street has become overrun with vermin, a big cat is to be brought in to remedy the situation. "We first started to see them around May of last year, skulking around in the shadows, but now they...

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More Flash, More Bang, More Wallop

Los Angeles: Jason Statham and Kelly Brook have been announced as the leads in a Hollywood remake of Tommy Steele's 1967 musical Half A Sixpence, also starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Danny Dyer. At a press conference yesterday the action star Statham...

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Eric Pickles Cures Sexual Disfunction

Funny story: Eric Pickles Cures Sexual Disfunction

London, UK: British government minister Eric Pickles has been credited with ending the condition of premature ejaculation. Sexual Health practitioner Dr Melanie Cole explains "For the last two months we have been recommending that sufferers of the...

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International Talks Down The Plughole

Funny story: International Talks Down The Plughole

Las Vegas, USA: A summit of southern and northern hemisphere bath manufacturers that was intended to resolve centuries of discord on the subject of plughole design has ended without agreement. Plugholes manufactured in the southern hemisphere are...

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Robert De Niro enters Chilean Mine

Chile, South America: Joyous families greeted the thirty-three men released from a Chilean mine today, but even as they were being freed, the winched cage used to lift them from the darken tomb where they had been trapped for the last two months was...

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Theatre Wall Collapses During Brecht Play

Funny story: Theatre Wall Collapses During Brecht Play

Berlin, Germany: The fourth wall of a Berlin theatre has collapsed during a Brecht play, with many audience members feared injured. At approximately 20:00 local time the fourth wall of the Palais Theatre collapsed dramatically during a performance...

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Police Swoop on Child Abuse Ringleader

Funny story: Police Swoop on Child Abuse Ringleader

London, UK: Police swooped today to nab the man believed to be head of the world's largest paedophile ring. The elderly German, an Italian resident who arrived in the UK today travelling under the name Benedict, has been identified by police as th...

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BP Ship Icelandic Lava to Plug Oil Leak

Funny story: BP Ship Icelandic Lava to Plug Oil Leak

British Petroleum have loaded a flotilla of ships with lava from the Icelandic volcano in the latest attempt to plug the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico; an operation that BP are calling Cup Pompeii. The ships now face a four thousand mile journey...

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Israeli Jets Fire on Flock of Doves

Funny story: Israeli Jets Fire on Flock of Doves

Tel Aviv, Israel: International condemnation has followed an attack by the Israeli air force on a flock of doves flying over Israeli airspace towards Gaza that is feared to have left many of the birds dead. Humanitarian organisations and charities...

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Daily Telemail Endorses BNP for 2010

Funny story: Daily Telemail Endorses BNP for 2010

London, UK In a move that has surprised many, national newspaper The Daily Telemail has announced that it will be supporting the far-right British National Party in the run up to the 2010 general election. "We have found that, more than any other...

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