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With over 1/3rd of Japan’s population over the age of 65, the government has implemented a “second life” scheme offering them part-time work to keep them fit, active and feel a part of the community. The UK is to implement a similar scheme. A spokesperson for the Department for Works & Pensions said: “There’s far […]Tell me more...!
It’s official! You CAN die laughing. It can take anything from 10-25 minutes of non-stop laughing before your heart stops, your lungs collapse and your brain dies. Fortunately, it’s quite rare. In the UK only 183 people died laughing last year. Although the population of America is five times greater than the UK, only 87 […]Tell me more...!
To cope with the increased demand for emergency services amid unprecedented cuts, the government is instituting new guidelines for call handlers to prioritise the calls based on the amount of terror or panic in the caller’s voice. The lowest priority is mild annoyance where the caller is annoyed that the emergency has disturbed their cup […]Tell me more...!
Asda has announced it will stop selling single kitchen knives – but they will still be available in multipacks. “We feel this will hit hardest, the impoverished would-be knife buyer who is also too stupid and incapable of stealing a single kitchen knife. Two or more could get together to buy a multipack but we […]Tell me more...!
Groundhog Day producers are suing UK PM, Theresa May, over unlicensed use of their plotline in her Brexit negotiations. In the 1993 movie, Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays a cynical reporter who repeats the same day over and over again in spite of innumerable attempts to break the cycle. The Groundhog Day producers assert that […]Tell me more...!
Rodney Chimes, 51, from Chester has lost the ability to pronounce vowels. “It started when he turned 50,” said his Wife, Loveday, 47. “He was worried about losing touch with our two boys and thought text speak was the way to reconnect. Now he can’t stop. “It’s played havoc with his public speaking engagements although […]Tell me more...!
To plug the spiralling costs that any kind of Brexit deal or no deal is going to impose on the UK, the government is in negotiation to sell Scotland to interested parties in America. It’s rumoured that US President, Donald Trump, is interested in turning Scotland into a golf course so he can work on […]Tell me more...!
In a crackdown against fake news, fake buns and false everything else, Facebook is introducing compulsory ‘Reaction proof’. Before a user can select Like, Heart or one of the other Reaction emoticons, they will have to prove their intent is genuine. A Facebook spokesperson explained: “Facebook has been accused of promoting false messages and fake […]Tell me more...!