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UKIP to demand we add eleven days to the calendar

Funny story: UKIP to demand we add eleven days to the calendar

After successfully getting the British to vote themselves into more austerity by leaving the European Union, UKIP leader (insert the name used this week here) has said that their party is still relevant, that they will now fight to remove all traces...

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Isle of Wight News - IoW to secede from the UK

Funny story: Isle of Wight News - IoW to secede from the UK

Councillor for Cowes, Mr David Pugh, has vowed that the Isle of Wight is to secede from the UK due to a row over the new Pound coin, however, he is keen to stress that this has nothing to do with Brexit. Island residents prefer the coins from 193...

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Isle of Wight News - family sue 2017 for being too modern

Funny story: Isle of Wight News - family sue 2017 for being too modern

A family from Ventnor are trying to sue 2017 for being too modern. "There's a natural order in the universe," said father of two, Dick Womble. "And that's the order ordained by God." According to Mr Womble, the invention of indoor plumbing, su...

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End of British Summer Time

Funny story: End of British Summer Time

In an effort to prevent all of the issues with British Summer Time ending, the government will be introducing a new phased two step change to the system. Instead of the clocks changing by one hour on one day, there will now be two days where the c...

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Why the UK has opted for plastic cash

Funny story: Why the UK has opted for plastic cash

Teresa May has revealed why she asked Mark Carney, the current governor of the Bank of England, to make all future British Currency out of plastic. "We feel," said May, "that these new notes showcase the British Currency perfectly." The initial...

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The UK to open a its first charity shop in France

Funny story: The UK to open a its first charity shop in France

On April 1st 2017, Britain will begin life outside of the European Union. The first act is for the UK to open a string of Charity Shops across Europe and the United States. "We will be selling a variety of items," said Foreign Secretary, Bori...

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Dexter is the last man standing

Funny story: Dexter is the last man standing

After fifty years of police procedurals on television, it has been revealed that every single person in America has been murdered, except one. Thanks to one off murders on a variety of shows from Hill Street Blues to NCIS to Chicago PD to Castle,...

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"Left-handers should conform" Spouts Germaine Greer

Funny story: "Left-handers should conform" Spouts Germaine Greer

The haggard, Aussie feminist, Germaine Greer, has hit out over the liberal attitude of so call "leftie liberals" in her latest vitriolic column in the so-called hi-brow press. Speaking in the Guardian, Greer asked: "Why do some people choose to be...

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Boris Johnson unveils plans for removing the north south divide

Funny story: Boris Johnson unveils plans for removing the north south divide

Boris Johnson has announced that if he is becomes leader of the Conservative Party, his first act will be to solve the North South Divide. "This is a terrible situation," said Johnson. "People in the North rarely get a chance to wash, work down pi...

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NHS to be funded by car-parking fees

Funny story: NHS to be funded by car-parking fees

In a bid to reduce the overhead on the budget that is the NHS, the Conservatives have outlined a plan to decrease their spending on this national institution. "Basically," said George Osborne, "we're going to raise the money by increasing parking...

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Nottingham Monopoly hits the shops

Funny story: Nottingham Monopoly hits the shops

The latest city to get the Monopoly treatment in the ever increasingly pointless City series of Monopoly, is Nottingham. Once Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool and Glasgow had joined London in being Monopoly-ised every town and city were clamourin...

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Isle of Wight News - Record Breaking Mole-Hill

Funny story: Isle of Wight News - Record Breaking Mole-Hill

The Isle of Wight has yet another world record to add to the burgeoning collection of records held in Newport Town hall, when it was discovered that the World's Largest Mole Hill has been discovered in Merstone. "Not many people visit Merstone," s...

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ISIS aim to take over the UK through sperm

Funny story: ISIS aim to take over the UK through sperm

After the news that Britain is running out of sperm donors ISIS have moved quickly to fill the gap, sending jihadists back to the UK not to blow anything up, but to blow off. "We are a patient terrorist group," said ISIS leader, Al an Ansen. "As w...

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The Only Way is Essex? There's an App for that

Funny story: The Only Way is Essex? There's an App for that

The cast of The Only Way Is Essex (or TOWIE for those that can't string a sentence together) are known for a few things, one of which is their permanent, all year round, unfading, tan. Previously, this has required a series of expensive trips to a...

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Facebook crashes after bot attack

Funny story: Facebook crashes after bot attack

Facebook, the ever so popular, and somewhat indispensable social network, crashed last night, and stayed down for over an hour due to a bot attack, but not the usual bot attack. "Normally," said Facebook's security guru, Kerry Katona, "bot attacks...

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Scotland poised to pay out millions if they say Yes

Funny story: Scotland poised to pay out millions if they say Yes

If the Scots votes Yes to an Independent Scotland in September, they are facing a huge bill from the rest of the UK. "We're going to charge the Scots for the cost of removing Scotland from the UK," said Boris Johnson, momentarily forgetting his us...

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Ice Bucket Challenge spreads

Funny story: Ice Bucket Challenge spreads

The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over fifty million dollars for research in ALS Motor Neurone Disease, and spread around the world in a phenomenal way, more than could ever have been envisaged. Because everybody knows at least seven people who've...

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Facebook made me transgender!

Funny story: Facebook made me transgender!

Facebook have been at it again, manipulating people through their 'social experiments', well this time, they have gone to far for one woman from Kendal. "Facebook made me transgender," said Caroline Meechan from Kendal. "I used to be Charles Meech...

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