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Calls For Inquiry After Rogue Gorilla Placed With Family

Funny story: Calls For Inquiry After Rogue Gorilla Placed With Family

Calls for an independent inquiry have been made into the placement of a rogue gorilla who assaulted the children of the family he went to live with. Via sign language, the 350lb silverback admitted attacking and injuring two young children and d...

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Somali Wins World Waterboarding Championships

Funny story: Somali Wins World Waterboarding Championships

Somali student, Abu Abdab, has won the 2009 World Waterboarding Championships in the face of tough opposition from around the world. Abu, who is better known for performing with his brothers as The Screaming Abdabs, impressed the judges with his f...

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Tear Gas And Tasers Tested As New School Discipline Aids

Funny story: Tear Gas And Tasers Tested As New School Discipline Aids

Poor discipline in schools is a problem for teachers and administrators the world over. In recent times we've seen some innovative ideas in keeping control in the classroom. In Turkey tear gas was lobbed into a school during a clash with resident...

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Venezuela Seizes US Pasta Company

Funny story: Venezuela Seizes US Pasta Company

Venezuelan officials accompanied by soldiers have seized "temporary" control of a US-owned pasta producer. Venezuela says the facility, owned by the big US firm Cargill, had violated regulations on price controls intended to guarantee cheap food fo...

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Ireland Out Of Eurovision Song Contest 2009

Funny story: Ireland Out Of Eurovision Song Contest 2009

Seven-times Eurovision winners Ireland have failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow. The country's entry was not among the 10 successful nations in Thursday's semi-final, which included Denmark, Ukraine, Estonia and...

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Wharfedale Asked To Supply New Commons Speaker

Funny story: Wharfedale Asked To Supply New Commons Speaker

Wharfedale, part of the International Audio Group, have been asked to supply a new Speaker for the House Of Commons. It is understood they were approached by a number of MP's who were distinctly unhappy with what they were hearing from the current m...

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Westminster Scandal Sees Exodus Of MP's To Europe

Funny story: Westminster Scandal Sees Exodus Of MP's To Europe

Following the scandalous revelations about MP's expenses, it now appears that many less-than-honourable members are foresaking the sanitised, transparent walls of the Palace of Westminister for the warmer, and certainly more lucrative, climes of Stra...

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Normal Contestant For Big Brother 2009 Shock

Funny story: Normal Contestant For Big Brother 2009 Shock

Producers of Big Brother have confirmed that, in a radical new twist, one of the contestants for this summer's tenth series will be completely normal. They are straight, happily married with children, work in an office, have no mental illness or othe...

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As Hubble Is Upgraded Scientists Re-evaluate Most Distant Galaxy

Funny story: As Hubble Is Upgraded Scientists Re-evaluate Most Distant Galaxy

As the Atlantis shuttle astronauts upgrade and repair the Hubble telescope, scientists are having to evaluate one of its most astonishing finds. In January this year the Hubble telescope spotted what was thought to be the most distant galaxy seen...

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Man Injured At Microsoft Cleaning Windows

A window cleaner has been rushed to hospital in Redmond, Washington, after being injured while cleaning windows at the Microsoft campus. A hospital spokesman said the cleaner was fortunate in that he fell on a soft area rather than the hard drive...

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Amish Boy Stars In Pennsylvania's Got Talent

A young Amish boy last night emerged as the star of 'Pennsylvania's Got Talent', and immediately became a firm favourite to win the talent show. For 8 year old Samuel Heiser from Lancaster County it must have been daunting experience taking to th...

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Tamil Tiger Declared Endangered Species

Funny story: Tamil Tiger Declared Endangered Species

The Tamil Tiger has been added to the list of endangered species. The species could face extinction if the Sri Lankan government continues its military action in the north of the country. A spokesperson for a prominent wildlife conservation group...

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Pope Craves Variety In Israeli Itinerary

Funny story: Pope Craves Variety In Israeli Itinerary

In an off-guarded moment his Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has expressed a wish for some variety in an otherwise intense and politically sensitive visit to Israel. His itinerary is thus: Monday: Arrive in Israel. Meet President Shimon Peres T...

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Government Ministers Outrageous Claims Scandal

Funny story: Government Ministers Outrageous Claims Scandal

There is anger and outrage across the country over astonishing claims made by Government ministers. The finger pointing starts right at the top with Prime Minister Gordon Brown claiming not only for an end to boom and bust but also that he saved t...

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Chancellor To Reduce Debt Burden With Help From Nigeria

Funny story: Chancellor To Reduce Debt Burden With Help From Nigeria

Chancellor Alistair Darling has announced in a bold move he is to reduce the considerable UK borrowing requirement by enlisting the help of high ranking Nigerian Government and bank officials. It is understood Mr Darling has been emailed by numero...

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Rescue Teams On Standby For Hubble Mission

The space shuttle Atlantis has blasted off on its most ambitious and dangerous mission yet to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. The mission is so hazardous that a second shuttle, Endeavour, is ready to launch should Atlantis get into difficulties a...

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Official: Anti Government Feeling Now At Pandemic Level

Health Secretary Alan Johnson has today confirmed that anti Government feeling throughout the country has officially reached Level 6, or pandemic level. Mr Johnson, dressed in an anti-stab vest and speaking from a sealed outer annexe, told a ho...

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Obama Completes 100 Days in White House Stunt

President Obama last night emerged from the White House after 100 days, thus beating the previous record set by American magician, David Blaine, although unlike Blaine, he achieved the feat without the use of a straight jacket. "There were times...

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