Spoof news stories from December 2001
There were 37 spoof news stories published in December 2001. You can use the calendar on the right hand side to get news stories from a day in this month.
Yesterday, Jonathan Gasoven, English Teacher at Laughborough School, Middlesex, was given a long sentence by Judge Mortimer Mcloud.
The Great Gorgonzola, master magician with 'The Zwumpee Baloney Circus' troupe, yesterday unveiled his new trick to a crowd of reporters in London.
Scientists today released findings that suggest a great big arse has been found on Mars.
The Students Union expressed its horror at proposals by his Royal Highness, Prince William , that all students should be tattooed with barcodes.
Police officials in California continue to deny rumors of Bea Arthur's eminent arrest in connection with the recent disappearance of Oscar winning actor and Hollywood heartthrob, Russell Crowe.
Avant gardener Diarmuid Gavin has been severely told off, according to neighbours.
The United States says Steps are being taken to rebuild Afghanistan. The all-singing, all-dancing group will accompany senior UN officials on a tour of the war-torn country.
A senior management executive is celebrating today after finally being able to comb his eyebrows upwards.
Magician and legend, Harry Potter, has been diagnosed allergic to magic dust.
SOUTHERN PODUNK, AL Residents of Southern Podunk will finally have the opportunity to experience all of the conveniences of big-city living when the Rensfield Development Company (RDC) opens the doors of its new residential high-ri...
"I know, I know," said God to Moses over the telephone. "But I had to add Carpets because someone already had TheLordGod.com."...
Bournemouth car dealer Nigel Duncan was still in a state of shock last night after finding gloves in a car's glove compartment.
An insider for Microsoft yesterday revealed to us that:...
MTV's "Beavis and Butthead" are to be screened this summer in a new film - but this time, they've grown up!...
Valiant efforts have been made by world, Arab and Israeli statesmen to call for an end to violence in the Middle-East, and a return to the peace process. President Bush has led the world in saying "peace is good". Tony Blair followed by j...
In what has turned out to be quite a shocking story, siamese twin sisters Deborah and Maya Cinzano are to split up over an illicit affair.
The academic world was advanced a thousand years by the publication of a 'long-lost' document by the genius, Einstein, which detailed the ingredients of the 'Big Bang'.
The Professional Northerner Alliance have taken control of London amid scenes of chaos and jubilation.
A new report published this morning has discovered that adults are enjoying longer childhoods than at any time in the past. At the same time children are having to grow up quicker than ever.
George Lucas' next installment of the prequel trilogy "Star Wars", is coming under repeated attack from fans.
Patrons of a Bedford Stuyvesant White Castle fast-food restaurant in Brookly, NY, were shocked when they found traces of powdered Ajax throughout the establishment.
A spokesperson from Universal Studios today announced that due to the lack of intelligence generated by groups of Americans, or an "audience", Jerry springer (star of "Springer") is going to change his name to "Cherry".
Ahead of this year's Budget, the Chancellor, Gordon Brown has reportedly not ruled out a tax on discussions in an effort to raise more money for the NHS.
Basingstoke Scientists have apologised to the family of 87-year-old Mr Bob Leadbucket after a surgical procedure in which Mr Leadbucket was given the legs of a nineteen-year-old donor went tragically wrong.
Jack Mank, footballer, today admitted to newspaper rumours that he was his father's son.
Troubled communications giant Marconi today blamed its plight upon a lack of communication and apologised to shareholders after it was announced its share price had dropped below the value of a Sainsbury's Chicken and Mushroom Pot Noodle.
Scientists in American lab, Hetherow in Cleveland, have discovered a new planet orbiting nearby star 'Rando'. The planet, apparently similar to Uranus, is to be named "Polyp".
A desktop PC once owned by Geoff Capes, has been found to have the extraordinary power of bug zapping.
In response to the rumor of rap mogul and producer Dr. Dre, suspected terrorist and supreme thug Bin Laden has announced that he is striking back at Dre and hip-hop.
Anonymous masterpiece found on scrap of paper in supermarket! TheSpoof.com can report that modern poetry could be on the verge of a revolution - thanks to a million-to-one coincidence in a Safeway supermarket.
Kevin McGregor has become local hero overnight, by saving the life of his nemesis by pissing on him while he was on fire.
Jed Masterson, PE Teacher at Columnworth Primary School in Cheshire, today dropped a whole basket of eggs on his way home from work. The eggs were to be part of an important "egg and spoon" race.
The government has commissioned a special report into the humour associated with events that are inherently unfunny.
Police were called to Crewe railway station today when shareholders of the former Railtrack organisation, angered by the manner in which the company was forced into receivership, began taking back pieces of track they claimed as their own.
In what some legal analyst are calling the most bizarre case in Travis county history, Cliff Lewis, 24, is being sued by best friend Jason Obrien, 24, for pirating a CD with material downloaded from Napster.
Kabul - Amongst the new freedoms enjoyed by citizens of the beleaguered Afghan capital, the right to free expression has possibly been the most widely excercised over the last few weeks. No shortage of opinions, even those of the mo...
A monk with long flowing locks of hair has been summarily beaten and is continually picked on in a monastery in Munich.