Popinions

We like to ask the man – and woman – on the street what they think of the news of the day. This is what they told us.

Government to introduce ‘single’ benefit payment, what do you think?

All out-of-work benefits and tax credits could be scrapped and replaced with a single payment as part of a “radical” shake-up of the welfare system, according to Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith.

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10m without Internet access – what do you think?

“Before the internet came along, my husband was was just a lonely paedophile. Now he’s part of a huge network and he simply can’t imagine his life without it.”

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Survey finds that men tell more lies than women – what do you think?

Men are more likely to tell lies than women and feel less guilty about it, says a survey of 3,000 people commissioned by the Science museum. We sent our reporters onto the streets to find out what you thought.

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British Airways price fixing trial collapses – what do you think?

“Of course the trial collapsed. Having two huge multi-national organisations conspire to fix prices to the detriment of the travelling public – but with only one of those organisations openly admitting their guilt – is very much a legal grey area.”

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A lack of sleep can kill you, what do you think?

“There’s no excuse, even for really busy people, to not get enough sleep – it’s all about conditioning yourself to be productive even when you’re not awake. Look at me – it might not look like it, but I’m asleep right now.”

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New iPhone prototype drunkenly left in a bar – what do you think?

The next version of the iPhone, the iPhone 4G, has been found in an American bar after an Apple employee got off his tits and left it behind before heading off to find a late night kebab house.

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Doctor Who was inspired by a bad LSD trip – what do you think?

Doctor Who’s regenerations were modelled on bad LSD trips, previously unseen internal BBC memos have revealed. What do you think?

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Apple unveils new iPhone operating system, what do you think?

Apple boss Steve Jobs has shown off some of the 100 new features to be included in the new iPhone operating system to be released later this year. But what do you think?

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Popinions: What do you think about Wayne Rooney’s injured ankle?

Manchester United and England fans are waiting to hear the extent of an ankle injury suffered by striker Wayne Rooney in Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to Bayern Munich.

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Man on the street: What do you think of Mephedrone?

There have been renewed calls by The National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) for the Government to take urgent action against ‘legal high’ drug Mephedrone, which is currently available as a legitimate plant food.

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