Movie business to make a movie about the business of making a movie in the movie business

Thieves broke into Battersea Dogs Home. No animals were taken but police are looking for leads. A spokesman for Battersea said: “They’re barking up the wrong tree.”

“Salsa is supposed to keep you fit,” said Roscoe Arbuckle. “But I ate 5 bottles a day and I haven’t lost an ounce!”

You CAN die laughing – although not at a Michael McIntye show

Prolific Facebook “Liker” Simon Miles ordered to stop Liking everything – he doesn’t Like it.

Government passes Deferred Gratification bill. It comes into effect in 2050

Cost of burials and cremations has risen sharply – Ofcom accuses funeral directors of taking dead people for a ride

Catalytic converters stolen for precious metals. Police search for culprits was exhautive… But plans to prosecute dealers receiving the metal have been scrapped

In a bid to tackle herd mentality, Facebook bans mental patients with hearing difficulties

Birmingham bin workers strike over ‘poor equipment’ claims. A council spokesman said: “That’s absolute rubbish!”

Donald Trump urges Europe to repatriate IS fighters – and shoot them!

How to spot a fashion rip-off – the original garment costs ten times what it’s worth!

A vandal broke into the Tate Gallery and made up Tracy Emin’s “My Bed”. Police are looking for a criminal who’s had a good night’s sleep

Hotel California – guests check out and leave! One said: “The pink champagne was a nice surprise and the band was good but the guitar solo did go on a bit…”

Remake of Hitchcock’s The Birds being backed by vulture capitalists

Government crackdown on unregistered protests has lead to an increase in unregistered protests

Narcissus updates Faccebook relationship status to “Me”. Zuckerberg updates his status to “God”

James Pattison to stop collaborating with co-authors. His next solo book is due out in2035

Turner Old Master found in rubble: Ex-teacher Brian Turner doing well after his ordeal

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Top Ten reasons customers would rather speak to a robot than a human

Which customer service agent would you rather talk to?

When ringing a company, many people complain they’re put on hold for ages and then get through to a divvy ‘customer agent’ who hasn’t a clue how to help them. That may be why a recent survey found nine out of ten people would rather speak to a robot ‘customer service agent’ than a human. […]

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16, August 2019

UK recruiting top overseas scientists for secret project

Top overseas scientists expected to advance scientific knowledge by decades

The UK is “supercharging” science projects by fast-tracking overseas scientists to bring them to the UK. The initiative began by prioritising a group of scientists from Ingolstadt in Germany who have already arrived and set up a laboratory. As a basis for their experiments, the group is using a collection of recently-unearthed journals, long thought […]

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Social media backlash forces InterSpace U-turn

InterSpace Ad:

A furious social media campaign forced space agencies to reverse their decision to cancel the InterSpace pass. People with more money than they can sensibly spend without resorting to philanthropy can use the InterSpace pass to travel around the solar system at reduced rates. Pass holders can jump from ship to ship at no extra […]

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