After visiting dozens of impoverished countries over the last few years, Pope Francis has announced that he intends to give away half the church’s fortune to the poor. This comes hot on the heels of yet more abuse and financial scandals for the Catholic church at a time when many people are wondering if the […]Tell me more...!
Raw materials for the manufacture of toilet paper are in short supply. The UK gets them from Europe. There’s normally no problem because the EU is full of it but Brexit fears are adding loo roll to the list of things we need to sit down and think hard about. A spokesman for the Association […]Tell me more...!
A Shih Tzu dog called Shitty Ass has been named the dog with the rudest name in the world by the Guinness Book of Records. It’s official! The dog’s owners, Buck and Bella-Ellen Fokker from Arkansas said: “We didn’t know nothing about it. Our good neighbour sent the name to the Guinness Book of Records […]Tell me more...!
Hungary’s right-wing nationalist Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has offered Hungarian women cash if they have lots of Hungarian babies. Couples will be offered interest-free loans of 10m forint (£27,400; $36,000), which will be written off after they have three children. It’s not clear if the couple still have to be together at this point. But […]Tell me more...!
Mrs Justice Parker, 68, fell asleep “momentarily” while hearing a case in the Family Division of the High Court. “I’ve heard a lot of boring cases in my time,” she said. “But this takes the biscuit. It was boring as fart. I can’t even remember what it was about, it was so boring. Probably some […]Tell me more...!
Shamima Begum, 19, who left the UK in 2015 to fight for IS, the so-called Islamic State, wants to return to the UK to have her baby. She says she has no regrets joining IS and found the sight of severed heads in bins quite jolly but now she wants a comfy life and to […]Tell me more...!
The number of clowns in the world is decreasing at an exponential rate. As their natural habitat, the circus, comes increasingly under threat from legislation, and their livelihood is threatened by video games, Ronald MacDonald and apathy, clowns are becoming an endangered species. But there’s another danger, too. Clown impresario and spokesman for the Family […]Tell me more...!
The saying “Beer before wine make you feel fine, wine before beer makes you feel queer,” has been shown to be “pure balderdash” say German scientists. In a study involving the country’s entire student population, half were told to drink six pints of lager followed by two bottles of white wine. The other half drank […]Tell me more...!