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Huge Oil Deposits Discovered in France, Spain

Funny story: Huge Oil Deposits Discovered in France, Spain

In a shock announcement today the world has learned that huge reserves of oil have been discovered in the south west region of France, near the border with Spain and close to the Basque region.

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Part-time prime minister Blair awarded Victoria Cross for Iraq bravery

Funny story: Part-time prime minister Blair awarded Victoria Cross for Iraq bravery

It has been disclosed today that the prime minister of the UK, Toby Blair, has been honoured with a medal for his bravery as a part-time reservist in the Iraq war. The startling revelation that the medal is none other than the revered Victoria Cross...

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"I was abducted by aliens" - Vanunu

Funny story: "I was abducted by aliens" - Vanunu

In a shock revelation after his release from an interrogation camp today, scientist Mortuary Vanunu claimed that he had been abducted by aliens, who conducted experiments on his brain over a period of 18 years in an attempt to erase his memory. A tec...

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Standoff continues at Holiest Shrine in US

A standoff continues today at the Warbucks Building in Najaf Street, New York City. Situated at the centre of the Moral Desert neighbourhood of the holy city, the Warbucks Building is the holiest place in the USA and millions of pilgrims a year come...

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Shock revelations about Craggy Island United's David Feckham

Funny story: Shock revelations about Craggy Island United's David Feckham

The Craggy Island United star player, Father David Feckham, has been secretly "confessionalling away" for years, a recent news leak has revealed. Instead of keeping to his strict confessional list on the windswept Craggy Island parish, the feckless...

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UK "dirty bomb" terror plot foiled

Funny story: UK "dirty bomb" terror plot foiled

London, Englandland - A major terror plot has been foiled, thanks to the combined resources of UK and US intelligence services.

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Iraqi WMD "Mobile Factories" were ice cream vans - Cowell admits

Funny story: Iraqi WMD "Mobile Factories" were ice cream vans - Cowell admits

Washington DC, USA - In what appears to be a serious U-turn in the White House Iraqi WMD stance, it appears that the much-publicised mobile "WMD factory trailers" - a part of key evidence used to justify the war - were not what they seemed. General S...

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USEY syndrome yawns into the headlines

Funny story: USEY syndrome yawns into the headlines

Florida, USA - During a dramatic speech by president G W Bush the strongest evidence documented so far emerged about the existence of the so-called "USEY syndrome". It has been claimed that the condition manifests itself in a series of symp...

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Europe is GM-free at last

Funny story: Europe is GM-free at last

Brussels, 1 April 2004 - It's official, folks. GM has finally pulled out of Europe after years of controversy over its products. The final straw for the giant global corporation was reached with the fate of its flagship GM Trabby car. Following y...

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Prat in the Hat movie breaks all records

Funny story: Prat in the Hat movie breaks all records

Wolverhampton, UK - He's done it again. The 70s glam rocker, Blobby Solder has changed career yet again and this time it's into educational movies. Following his dazzlng career as front man and singer in special needs band, Slade, TV personal...

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Will von Schumacher win yet again?

Funny story: Will von Schumacher win yet again?

It's the question on the lips of every avid fan of the FF1 competition - will Baron von Schumacher be top scorer again this year? In his dashing leathers and trade-mark bright red, triple-spoiler speed machine, the aristocratic ace is tipped to win t...

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World's first hyperscram computer launched

Funny story: World's first hyperscram computer launched

In what has been described as the biggest IT breakthrough since the 1940s and Bletchley Park's "Collossus", hypercomputing has arrived with a splash. High above the north Pacific coastline, the world's first hyperscram computer was booted up earl...

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Miracle Rescue Bid a Complete Success

Funny story: Miracle Rescue Bid a Complete Success

From our Science Consultant, Dr Oliver Postgate - After what had been written off as a complete disaster only weeks ago, the UK's plucky Beagle 2 Mars project received a welcome boost today, when news was released of a dramatic rescue involving six...

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Nobel Prize Shared between Great Peacemaker Leaders

Funny story: Nobel Prize Shared between Great Peacemaker Leaders

Sweden 09:00 26 March 2004 In the spirit of Alfred Nobel's foundation and the famous Peace Prize created by the inventor of nitroglycerine e...

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Israeli boost to Palestinian media industry

Funny story: Israeli boost to Palestinian media industry

From our Middle East Correspondent...

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Breaking news…

Putin Has Stopped Taking Trump's Calls

Even soul-less, sociopathic dictators have their limits.
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