Poland's government has set up six committees in the past year to fight bureaucracy and simplify laws.
A recent study by a leading Harvard economist suggests that if prudish Brits were to sleep around more they would slow the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.
The Scottish smoking ban, instituted on 26 March 2006, has been proven to actually cause people to take up the habit.
Mike Ashley, a billionaire businessman, has secured an underhand deal with Sir John Hall for a controlling stake in Newcastle United Football Club and has sacked Michael Owen in his first action as majority shareholder.
Masterfoods, the producers of household names such as Mars, Snickers and Malteasers, have announced that genetically modified animal ingredients are used in its chocolate snacks.
Stephen Hawking, the wheelchair bound UK physicist and author of bestselling book 'A Brief History of Time' has announced he has changed his computer generated accent to Canadian amid fears he is wrongly seen as an American.
A man who was declared dead at a hospital in Scotland was later found alive after officials mounted a search believing they'd lost the body.
Reports have recently surfaced that the Royal Air Force is believed to be actively recruiting midgets to pilot a new generation of miniature reconnaissance and fast attack aircraft.
The Rev Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams have today announced they intend to further demonstrate their commitment to the Northern Irish peace process by agreeing to take part in a celebrity wife swap.