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massive funnel-web spider to be milked http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-35378879

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'Pornography' shown at funeral for Cardiff father and son

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-sout … s-35428236

Rev Fanthorpe said: "I'm either looking at the congregation or at the prayer book. To me, it sounded something like voices in a shopping centre but I couldn't see"

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caroline wrote:

Drive-by yoghurt attack on crochet teacher's haberdashery leaves her shaken

http://www.centralsomersetgazette.co.uk … story.html

That's great but it must surely be a friend doing it to drum up some press.

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'Met Police Consider Employing Eagles As Weapons In The Skies'

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2016/02 … _hp_ref=uk

605 (edited by AlexN 08-02-2016 14:13:41)

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Car8-ghWAAI9rOg.jpg

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/51bc0958-cc1e … z3zaNk503A

606 (edited by mirieth- 08-02-2016 15:33:42)

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that one brought tears to my eyes. brilliant.

607

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-35557725

Spanish civil servant's six-year absence from work not noticed. Joaquin Garcia's absence was only noticed when he became eligible to collect a long-service award.

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'Australian town consumed by "Hairy Panic"' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-35600546

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Schoolboy, 16, will live with a Russian porn star in a hotel for a month after winning an online competition – but admits his mother isn't happy about it

Ruslan Schedrin has qualified to spend a month with Ekaterina Makarova

The 16-year-old boy says he is 'boiling inside' at the prospect of his prize

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … py-it.html

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barbara wintergreen reports

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The Russian military has bought five dolphins 'with perfect teeth' and is refusing to say why

http://indy100.independent.co.uk/articl … ZyMbawJiWZ

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http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016 … e-scotland

https://scontent-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/13092044_10153661246336089_6811505953454291346_n.jpg?oh=49725a1c4bbf3c78d98457f767bfe27d&oe=57AA89DE

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David Cameron Joins Tinder To Woo Young Single Voters

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/e … _hp_ref=uk

During a meeting in Downing Street in which Cameron discussed methods to drive up young voter numbers, suggestions were floated that Google could run a special doodle on its homepage and LadBible could feature editorials about the EU alongside its normal array of content.

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/la … er-8008287

Her exercise in "object oriented ontology" backfired - when local Labour activists turned up to a major lecture hall hoping to see the left-winger speak.

Added: 20-05-2016 10:46:36

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/rolf- … 50681.html

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"Farage and Geldof lead EU flotilla face-off up Thames"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-e … m-36537180

Close the thread, we're done here.

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https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 … ald-lienen

St Pauli manager misses unveiling of new signing, so club use man in mask

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Daniel wrote:

"Farage and Geldof lead EU flotilla face-off up Thames"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-e … m-36537180

Close the thread, we're done here.

Ive literally had enough humans

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This isn't quite funny enough for this thread, but it's definitely eyebrow-raising enough.

http://www.wtsp.com/news/crime/man-arre … x/47880500

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http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/r … _hp_ref=uk

send in the big hitters

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https://www.theguardian.com/football/20 … SApp_Other

“I asked the referee, ‘What, am I not allowed to break wind a little?’ ‘No,’ he replied … I don’t get it but maybe he thought I farted in my hand and threw the fart at him. But I did not.”