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Funny story: 'Snooker Loopy' line-up reforms for Live 8

'Snooker Loopy' line-up reforms for Live 8

LONDON - Music fans across the globe were celebrating Monday, as Live 8 organisers revealed the legendary supergroup behind rock classic 'Snooker Loopy' had left old differences aside to lend their support to the mass free concert to help Afr...

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Funny story: G8 forgives Gordon Brown's credit card debt

G8 forgives Gordon Brown's credit card debt

London. The Group of Eight (G8) Finance ministers, after meeting for a second day in London, reached a tentative agreement to forgive 100% of the debt owed by 18 countries. They have also agreed in principle to forgive all credit card debt fo...

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Funny story: Wimbledon: Henman confident of defeat

Wimbledon: Henman confident of defeat

London. 2nd June. With just under three weeks to go until the start of Wimbledon, Tim Henman has said he's confident of repeating his past performances of woeful inadequacy. Fresh from romping home to defeat at the French Open last week the Brit...

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Funny story: The Who wants your help

The Who wants your help

London. The two surviving members of the iconic British rock band The Who have hooked up once again with rockumentary producer Murray Lurie to make a film about the band's turbulent history. Tentatively called "Won't get hard again" (a...

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Funny story: Special Branch, Flying Squad tipped for Chelsea Gold

Special Branch, Flying Squad tipped for Chelsea Gold

Royal Hospital showgrounds, Chelsea, London; Tuesday 24 May 2005 - (Associated Mess). Officers from the Metropolitan Police's elite Shrub Extermination sub-division this morning raided the Chelsea Flower Show and made several arrests in connec...

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Funny story: A pianist keeps own counsel, and hopefully a staff of attorneys

A pianist keeps own counsel, and hopefully a staff of attorneys

LONDON -- The painfully silent gentleman played a range of music from Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" to Lennon and McCartney. Beyond that, not too much is known about this quiet man who may be in his 20s or 30s, who may be English or not -...

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Funny story: Last Secret of Fatima vindicated: Blair charged with Treason

Last Secret of Fatima vindicated: Blair charged with Treason

London, Tuesday 17 May 2005 (Rioters) UK Prime Minister Tony Blair was arrested in a dawn raid on No 10 Downing Street this morning and charged with treason - on the day that was scheduled to be the official State Opening of Parliament and a Labour...

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Funny story: Ancient shoe found

Ancient shoe found

LONDON - Archaeologists say they found a 2,000-year-old shoe lodged in a hollow tree near Wellington in southwest England.

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Funny story: Wilkinson's grandmother included in Lions squad

Wilkinson's grandmother included in Lions squad

Tuesday 10th May. London. Clive Woodward was at the centre of another selection storm this morning after naming Jonny Wilkinson's granny in his tour party for New Zealand. Outraged Welsh and Scottish supporters vowed to now support the All Black...

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Funny story: McCartney takes over Cream reunion to grand applause

McCartney takes over Cream reunion to grand applause

LONDON -- Paul McCartney showed up at the recent Cream reunion in London and took the place of all three Cream members for six songs.

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Funny story: Labour victory heralds Sith takeover of Britain

Labour victory heralds Sith takeover of Britain

London. Panic has spread through the streets of the English capital and other major cities after an army of black-suited monsters terrorised citizens with swords made from 'beams of light'. As soon as Labour's victory was confirme...

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Funny story: Tories' 5/5/5 landslide win - Howard busts Rowling for UN Fraud-for-Oil financial scam

Tories' 5/5/5 landslide win - Howard busts Rowling for UN Fraud-for-Oil financial scam

London, UK; Friday 6 May 2005 - (Rioters) Following last night's general election triumph for the Conservative Party, newly-elected UK Prime Minister Michael Howard has executed his first manifesto promise by sending in SO 13 - the Metropolita...

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Funny story: Election Results Left in Back of London Cab.

Election Results Left in Back of London Cab.

London, 4th May 2005. Former UK Independence Party Candidate Sir Gilroy-Kilt has ordered an enquiry following the discovery of the British General Election results on the back seat of a London cab.

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Funny story: St George's Day: Blair to take Pre-Poll Truth Detector Test

St George's Day: Blair to take Pre-Poll Truth Detector Test

Buckingham Palace, London Friday 22 April - (Rioters) Her Majesty's official spokesman today confirmed that specialist staff at the Tower of London were planning a unique St George's Day surprise this year for front bench politicians of al...

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Funny story: Wembley Stadium a Gonner

Wembley Stadium a Gonner

LONDON - Shock news has been released this afternoon that the yet to be completed New Wembley Stadium is to be demolished to make way for an Ikea Furniture Store.

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Funny story: Charles Kennedy Announces Election Win

Charles Kennedy Announces Election Win

LONDON - An exuberant Charles Kennedy has announced that his party has won the 2005 General Election without a vote being cast. The leaders of the two main parties, New Labour and Old Conservative, have allegedly called him in the night and said that...

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Funny story: Awkward Silence Follows Poorly Executed Trick-Shot

Awkward Silence Follows Poorly Executed Trick-Shot

Clapham Pool Hall, London. Pool and snooker fans everywhere sat in shock, when an over confident university student failed to perform a trick shot he had so incessantly believed he could. The 20 to 30 second silence left a pronounced change...

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