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Local aristocrat forced to travel on Megabus

Funny story: Local aristocrat forced to travel on Megabus

Cheshire aristocrat, The Duke of Mottram (77) and his wife Lady Prudential (70) have finally been able to speak of the trauma they suffered last month, which involved having to endure a 90 minute journey on the budget coach service Megabus. "The e...

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Hoax Tweet leads to street riots

Funny story: Hoax Tweet leads to street riots

Greggs bakery shops in Ashton, Manchester, Salford and Liverpool were targeted by angry mobs yesterday, after a hoax message on Twitter, announced that the company were withdrawing pasties from their product range. The Greggs pastie is renowned as...

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'Cock and Balls' man in court again

Funny story: 'Cock and Balls' man in court again

A 44 year old man from Greenfield has once more appeared before Uppermill magistrates accused of drawing an obscene image on a neighbours car. Doug Graves, appearing in court for the third time in six years, was accused of 'drawing a large cock an...

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Caterham F1 Team Signs Tyre Deal For 2013 Season With Fit Kwik

Funny story: Caterham F1 Team Signs Tyre Deal For 2013 Season With Fit Kwik

Struggling F1 racing team Caterham have announced that they have stopped using tyres purchased from tyre manufacturers Pirelli, and have signed a 2 year deal with budget tyre supplier Fit Kwik. The deal is the first major development the team hav...

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Boost For T Shirt Industry As "Fracking" Eclipses FCUK As Must Have Logo

Funny story: Boost For T Shirt Industry As "Fracking" Eclipses FCUK As Must Have Logo

The British T Shirt industry has received a much needed boost, since the government gave the go ahead for "fracking" to begin in parts of the UK. Fracking, which is a method of extracting gas from shale deposits, now also doubles as a new swear w...

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Paralytic Games Report. Day 6 and Closing Ceremony

Funny story: Paralytic Games Report. Day 6 and Closing Ceremony

Games Have Been A Staggering Success Says Mayor Of Glascow The last day of the games saw more golds for Team GB, in events in which we have never excelled previously. A first ever gold in the 200 metres Donner Kebab Hurdles saw Tam McFee win in a ti...

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Michael Owen Transfer's To Stoke's Treatment Table

Funny story: Michael Owen Transfer's To Stoke's Treatment Table

The former Manchester United, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and England striker, 32, agreed a one-year deal with the Potters medical staff. Following Wednesday's announcement, Owen wrote on Twitter: "It's official! Deal done. I'm a Stoke playe...

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Liverpool sign Kenny Dalglish as emergency striker

Funny story: Liverpool sign Kenny Dalglish as emergency striker

The world of football was shocked today, when Liverpool signed ex player and ex manager Kenny Dalglish, on a one year contract. Under fire manager, Brendan Rodgers claimed it was not an act of desperation, but a move based on Dalglish's experienc...

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The Para Lytic Games - Day 3 Report

Funny story: The Para Lytic Games - Day 3 Report

Drinks all round as Brits hit Gold (Labels) - Four days into the games, and as predicted, the big two teams of Russia and Great Britain are dominating the medal table with five golds each. The shock of day two was the defeat of defending champion...

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Duke of Edinburgh gets final warning

Funny story: Duke of Edinburgh gets final warning

After reporting back for work last week, the Duke of Edinburgh has landed himself in hot water again by throwing another sickie. In a statement read out from Downing St this morning, the chairman of the royal select committee, Quentin Twiston-Shart,...

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The mystery of "The Diggle Triangle"

Funny story: The mystery of "The Diggle Triangle"

An area formed between Diggle crossroads, the Junction Inn, Greenfield and the chip shop in Denshaw has recently seen a number of strange disappearances over the last few months - and now concerned people are beginning to talk. Last Tuesday Mavis...

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The Para-Lytic Games opens in Glascow

Funny story: The Para-Lytic Games opens in Glascow

The games officially opened tonight as the torch bearer from the previous host city, Moscow, staggered down the stadium approach road, before raising the torch aloft, and setting fire to the rubbish bin on a nearby bus shelter. He then loudly declare...

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FA announce simplified offside law for next season

Funny story: FA announce simplified offside law for next season

One aspect of football that really annoys fans is the rule for when a player is offside. It was always open to many forms of interpretation, so two years ago the sports governing body amended the rule, to try and make it easier to understand. The tru...

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Outrage as local council adds Morris Dancing to school curriculum

Funny story: Outrage as local council adds Morris Dancing to school curriculum

Saddleworth council are keen to keep local pastimes alive for future generations, and it is with much controversy that they are hoping to make Morris dancing compulsory on the local school curriculum. Head of local culture Councillor Winnie Buttre...

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Wikileaks editor found hiding in local pub cellar

Funny story: Wikileaks editor found hiding in local pub cellar

Wikileaks editor Julian Assange who police believed was still holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, has been, supposedly, found hiding in the cellar of the Jolly Spunker pub in Greenfield, Oldham. Pub landlord, Alf Trotter, 55, told us " I went...

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IKEA to build aircraft carriers for Navy

Funny story: IKEA to build aircraft carriers for Navy

The Ministry of Defence today announced that IKEA had won the contract, to provide the Navy's next generation of economy wooden aircraft carriers. The idea of using the chipboard warships has angered many traditionalists within the armed forces, but...

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Rogue bank loan starts panic in City

Funny story: Rogue bank loan starts panic in City

After only just recovering from the Barclays interest rigging affair and the RBS/ Nat West computer failure, the banking system was thrown into confusion again today, by what experts were calling a "One in a million" occurrence. A near meltdown of th...

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Saddleworth Rangers F. C. Season Preview

Funny story: Saddleworth Rangers F. C. Season Preview

There has been much activity in the close season. The ground at Windy Bottom in Diggle, the home of Rangers since 1921, has had a major makeover for the coming season. The hallowed turf has been relaid, new floodlights have been erected and everywher...

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