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UK's Last Mackeson Well Runs Dry

Funny story: UK's Last Mackeson Well Runs Dry

Britain's last remaining Mackeson well, located in Stepney, East London has finally run dry after 105 years of production. Mackeson, a sweet milk stout, is probably best known for the TV catchphrase: 'It looks good. It tastes good. And by golly it...

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Man Utd Sign Raphael Sanzio for Undisclosed Fee

Funny story: Man Utd Sign Raphael Sanzio for Undisclosed Fee

It was announced, yesterday, that Manchester United have signed the 14th century artist Raphael Sanzio from FC Munchen Gladbach for an undisclosed sum. Rover's manager Fergus Alexson was said to be delighted with the team's new acquisition, having...

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Bank Worker Sacked for Lending a Colleague a Tenner till next Wednesday

Funny story: Bank Worker Sacked for Lending a Colleague a Tenner till next Wednesday

Kevin Smalley, 48, a clerk at Natleys Bank has been dismissed from his job after a senior manager discovered that he had lent £10 to a fellow employee. The reciprocant of the loan, Wendy Smidgin, a sales counter assistant at the same branch, had m...

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Bruce Forsyth Thought to be a Soviet Spy

Funny story: Bruce Forsyth Thought to be a Soviet Spy

Papers released by the government today under the accidental off-side rule, reveal that during the height of the cold war, Britain's intelligence service -MI6, carried out a wide ranging investigation of the popular entertainer Bruce Forsyth. Init...

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Councillors Wade-in to Rescue Colony of Endangered Synchronised Swimmers

Funny story: Councillors Wade-in to Rescue Colony of Endangered Synchronised Swimmers

Dorking Council today revealed plans for a synchronised swimmer's sanctuary to be built at the rear of the Speedy-Fit tyre depot on Bleasdale Street. The sanctuary, which will include a heavily chlorinated Olympic size pool, with an underwater sou...

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West Ham lose Olympic Stadium Bid

Funny story: West Ham lose Olympic Stadium Bid

West Ham United learnt today that they will not become tenants of the Olympic Stadium after the completion of the 2012 London Olympics. A study carried out by the London Sport & Tourism Executive concluded that West Ham's history of poor resul...

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France Loses AAA Rating

Funny story: France Loses AAA Rating

Following the announcement that France's triple A rating has been downgraded to Double A plus status by rating agency Standard & Poors, which has had the effect of increasing French government borrowing costs by 0.25%, there has been much discuss...

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Everyone's Getting Richer - Official

Funny story: Everyone's Getting Richer - Official

There was dancing in the streets of Mayfair last night, when The Chancellor, George Osborne refuted claims that living standards within the UK were falling. Speaking during an off-the-record interview, he is reported to have said: "I honestly c...

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Body of WW1 Veteran Found in Dorking

Funny story: Body of WW1 Veteran Found in Dorking

Police have revealed that the body of a first World-War soldier was discovered in a Dorking flat last Tuesday. It appears that the corpse had remained un-noticed underneath a bed within the flat for up to two years before being discovered. Dork...

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Female Hormones Found in Beer

Funny story: Female Hormones Found in Beer

Results of a recent study have shown that beer contains levels of female hormones significantly high enough to affect the behaviour of male drinkers. While moderate amounts of alcohol have little or no visible effect on drinkers, the study found t...

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BBC Shelve Plans For Return of 'It's a Knock-out'

Funny story: BBC Shelve Plans For Return of 'It's a Knock-out'

The BBC revealed today that following an internal pilot study, it will not be re-introducing the popular TV show 'It's a Knock-out'. The show, which topped the ratings during the 70's and early 80's featured teams from different towns across the U...

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£1bn Upgrade For British Army's Generals

Funny story: £1bn Upgrade For British Army's Generals

In a week when the government has announced a £1bn upgrade of the Army's fleet of Warrior armoured vehicles, it has also revealed that the Army is to spend a similar amount upgrading its senior officers. Defence Secretary, Phillip Hammond explaine...

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Top Publisher Sues The Dorking Review

Funny story: Top Publisher Sues The Dorking Review

Lawyers for top London publishing house, Stodgy and Wristflick have announced that they will be taking civil action against the team that put together this years surprise best seller The Dorking Review A spokesman for S&W's lawyers said today...

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Conservative Party Conference to Generate £27.4m for Manchester

Funny story: Conservative Party Conference to Generate £27.4m for Manchester

It has been widely reported in the media (BBC, Telegraph, Manchester Evening News etc) that the current Conservative Party Conference will generate £27,000,000 for the local economy. A total of 13,000 delegates will each spend up to four days in t...

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MI6 Seize Copies of The Dorking Review

Funny story: MI6 Seize Copies of The Dorking Review

It has been reported that Britain's spy service, better known as MI6 has seized a number of copies of the satirical book: The Dorking Review This action has been taken following 'high level' pressure from members of the government's 'Public Order'...

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Keith Chegwin Voted Trouser Wearer of The Year

Funny story: Keith Chegwin Voted Trouser Wearer of The Year

A crowd of more than 20 people turned up at Trouser World in South Benfleet yesterday to see 70's television celebrity Keith 'Cheggers' Chegwin receive the prestigious title of 'Trouser Wearer of The Year 2011. A delighted Keith told us: "It's...

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UK Running Out Of Advertising Space

Funny story: UK Running Out Of Advertising Space

A study released yesterday by advertising agency, Penguin, Basket and Wristflick paints a disturbing picture for the nation's advertising industry. It claims that within five years there will no longer be sufficient advertising space available for...

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USA Unfurls New Flag

Funny story: USA Unfurls New Flag

The new National Flag of the United States was unveiled to a packed audience of international journalists during a press conference at the White House in Washington today. The new flag is the result of a 24 million dollar, five year study by an al...

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