NewsThump is an online satirical newspaper published at by Thump Publishing Limited.

NewsThump uses invented names in all its stories, except in cases where public figures are being satirised or parodied – or it’s someone we know and have checked they didn’t mind. Any other use of real names is accidental and coincidental.  Please note that all content on this site is satire or parody, and not intended in any way to be presented as fact.

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NewsThump is not intended for readers under 18 years of age.

If you are aware of any copyright infringement or have any other queries or complaints, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can investigate and, where necessary, correct the problem. You can email the Editor via the form our contact page.

All images are courtesy of iStock Images/Getty, or provided by the authors themselves, and in some cases are used for illustrative purposes only, where those depicted are models.

Please accept our apologies for any fake news item which may have caused offence. Unless you are just being overly sensitive about it.