Business

Popcorn shares rocket as Ken Livingstone goes on telly to talk about Hitler

Thumbnail image for Popcorn shares rocket as Ken Livingstone goes on telly to talk about Hitler

Shares in popcorn manufacturers doubled yesterday after Ken Livingstone went on telly to talk about Hitler.

Read the full article →

The Sun fails to apologise for incidents of accurate and almost responsible journalism

Thumbnail image for The Sun fails to apologise for incidents of accurate and almost responsible journalism

The Sun newspaper refused to apologise yesterday, despite renewed public scrutiny revealing it had failed to provide misleading and offensive stories on at least two occasions since 1995.

Read the full article →

Man confused and frightened by ‘incoming call’ on smartphone

Thumbnail image for Man confused and frightened by ‘incoming call’ on smartphone

An incoming call caused bafflement and terror for 42-year-old Simon Williams, an IT service desk engineer at Oakey, Catherall and Sulley Insurance Ltd.

Read the full article →

Older ladies forced to aimlessly wander around somewhere else

Thumbnail image for Older ladies forced to aimlessly wander around somewhere else

BHS will close and force the elderly to walk around somewhere else while not buying things. The store that you assumed must have gone bust in around 2006 is now set to actually close in the reality outside your own head. “Ooooh dear,” exclaimed 78-year-old Elizabeth King. “That is a shame. I always enjoyed walking […]

Read the full article →

Judge in Stairway to Heaven lawsuit promises unrehearsed 45-minute solo summing up speech

Thumbnail image for Judge in Stairway to Heaven lawsuit promises unrehearsed 45-minute solo summing up speech

The judge in the Stairway to Heaven copyright case will make an unrehearsed 45-minute solo summing up speech.

Read the full article →

Scottish banknotes featuring women to be worth 20% less than male money

Thumbnail image for Scottish banknotes featuring women to be worth 20% less than male money

New Scottish banknotes featuring important women in the nation’s history will be worth 20% less in order to reflect how society values modern women.

Read the full article →

Shock as awful shop closes

Thumbnail image for Shock as awful shop closes

Shoppers have reacted with shock to the news that Britain’s leading retailer of slightly ill-fitting clothes is to close.

Read the full article →

Introduction of living wage puts Rentaghost out of business

Thumbnail image for Introduction of living wage puts Rentaghost out of business

Local spook recruitment agency Rentaghost is to close its doors due to the introduction of the living wage.

Read the full article →

Mitsubishi makes podium in data falsification Grand Prix

Thumbnail image for Mitsubishi makes podium in data falsification Grand Prix

Mitsubishi has taken a worthy runners-up place in the race for motoring manufacturers to declare they falsified fuel economy tests.

Read the full article →

Political advertising misleading, claim broadband providers

Thumbnail image for Political advertising misleading, claim broadband providers

The way politicians are advertised is misleading, according to a new report from the broadband industry today.

Read the full article →