Written by Everyman
Rating:

Share/Bookmark
Print this

Wednesday, 16 January 2008

image for Al Qaeda to buy Northern Rock
Bin Laden sees Al Qaeda's future in Northern Rock

Al Qaeda has announced that it has made an offer to buy the troubled bank Northern Rock.

In a statement made through grainy video footage, Osama Bin Laden said: "This is a very exciting new departure for us. Previously we have had to rely on connecting with people through a few well planned, high profile events. Mortgages will enable us to reach thousands more people and cause misery on a daily basis"

Bin Laden made no secret that he was excited about the opportunities the network of high street branches offered. "Up until now we have relied on the networking and franchising business model - leaving it up to individual extremists and jihadists to develop their activity locally. With a presence on the high street we will be able to consolidate the brand."

Asked about the offer, Alasdair Darling said: "Given the mess the bankers have got the world's economy into, we rather think Al Qaeda is quite a good bet."

Make Everyman's day - give this story five thumbs-up (there's no need to register, the thumbs are just down there!)

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

If you fancy trying your hand at comedy spoof news writing, click here to join!

Print this


Share/Bookmark

Mailing List

Get Spoof News in your email inbox!

Email:

What's 4 multiplied by 4?

2 18 16 12

Go to top