Category Archives: News Around

In space no one can hear you scream

 Disruption at Heathrow’s new £4.3bn Terminal 5 is continuing for a fifth day, with 54 flights grounded and a backlog of 15,000 bags. A spokesman stated that the reason for the backlog was ‘technical’ and he was not authorised to … Continue reading

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Not tonight Darling

Licensees across the country are rushing to join a campaign to ban the Chancellor from every pub   Following Alastair Darling’s decision to ignore pleas to freeze beer duty and help save pubs, the Chancellor instead whacked 4p on a pint … Continue reading

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Poor show

It is with regret that these pages confirm that the English TV Show “‘Allo, ‘allo” has been sold to the Germans and will be broadcast and dubbed into German in its entirety. How will Officer Crabtree be received in the German version, … Continue reading

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Losing it

 Heather Mills poured a jug of water over the head of Sir Paul McCartney’s lawyer Fiona Shackleton at the end of their divorce case, she has admitted. Ms Mills told the BBC she approached Ms Shackleton and said: “I’m not … Continue reading

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Hopeless

Carol Thatcher was sacked from the BBC earlier this year after comparing a tennis player to a small, wooly, black rag-doll that she called a ‘golliwog’. “The toy should have been referred to as ‘an ethnically styled rag doll of … Continue reading

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The Good Life

 It’s hard enough to avoid the original seven sins of lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, anger, envy and pride. Or so I’m told.  Now though, the Church has found some more sins to add to the list to help us survive … Continue reading

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