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87 headlines found matching 'British'
Tue December 23, 2014
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(East Grinstead Courier)
 
 
 
British man stopped for drunk driving claims to be Vladimir Putin's cousin in attempt to intimidate police. Didn't work
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Mon December 22, 2014
(The Register)
 
 
 
British scientists spend £200,000 to develop the Internet Of Sheep™
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(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
British underwear thief hides thousands of pairs in ceiling until the ceiling finally collapses. That's probably not Step 2
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Fri December 19, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Brits celebrate bizarre annual Christingle tradition: "Every year from mid-November to as late as February, many British children stick sweets on cocktail sticks, stick them in an orange, put a candle on top and gather together. This is Christingle"
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Thu December 18, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
One of the odder British obsessions, at least to the rest of the world, is this thing they have about finding the shortest set of double-yellow pavement marking lines in the country (LOTS of pics with this one, obviously)
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Five British women of varying drinking habits submit to Daily Mail test designed to prove they shouldn't drive after one glass of wine. "I didn't realise I was such an old soak"
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Wed December 17, 2014
(Camden New Journal)
 
 
 
Members of band Erasure treat British train riders to an impromptu platform concert as they make their way back from a gig earlier that evening
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Tue December 16, 2014
(Breaking News (Ireland))
 
 
 
A little-known problem with British police not carrying guns is that they have to euthanize animals with crowbars
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Mon December 15, 2014
(Mental Floss)
 
 
 
"There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other." ... Johnny Carson, 1985
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Sun December 14, 2014
(Metro)
 
 
 
Here's how to make British-style cheese on toast. Seventeen different ways
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Fri December 12, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
British police seek violent clown in string of nightclub attacks
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Thu December 11, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
British man so desperate to get out of his backwards English village that he steals a car, a truck and a milk van in one night while desperately trying to get to London. Didn't get there
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British television shows to be prominently labelled 'Make Me Laugh' or 'Make Me Think' to guide viewers to their content. Design a slogan you think should be broadcast categorizing American shows
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Wed December 10, 2014
(WTFark)
 
 
 
British woman desperately trying to wipe out addiction to eating toilet paper
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British sociology students study primitive civilizations who dress strangely, don't speak comprehensible English and engage in peculiar mating and fighting rituals, say more field trips to British soccer games are planned
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(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British health care system will collapse unless it is propped up by a steadily increasing number of immigrants, who presumably drink less, eat better, get in fewer drunken soccer brawls and are rushed to the hospital fewer times than the average Brit
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Sun December 07, 2014
(Guardian)
 
 
 
There was a plan for the British Parliament houses to share a catering department to save taxpayer money, but it failed. Fark: Because the House of Lords did not want to tolerate an inferior vintage of champagne
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson wears pair of figure-hugging British-made dresses while promoting 'The Taste,' racks up attention, melts down dressmaker's website. "We are only a small company but when Nigella wears our dresses the world notices"
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Tue December 02, 2014
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
British MP loses bet and has to say "Cock" in Parliament, eat some spotted dick
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Mon December 01, 2014
(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown calling it quits after 32 years in Parliament, will retire to Scotland if anyone will have him after his Scottish independence referendum kept Scotland in the UK with those British limeys
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Sat November 29, 2014
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
British toy company hires 16-month-old girl to test all their products before selling them. Imagine having a job where you peaked at age two and everything was downhill from there
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(BBC-US)
 
 
 
British police discover massive cannabis grow op next door to their police station. Someone tried to fly too close to the sun
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Tue November 25, 2014
(Mashable)
 
 
 
British novelist sends lamb chop into the stratosphere. Shari Lewis inconsolable
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(Den Of Geek)
 
 
 
A pilgrimage to Metropolis, er, New York City, er, the British industrial park that was the setting for Superman IV
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(21)
 
(Autocar (UK))
 
 
 
What is the most British car ever made? Points subtracted if it can drive a mile without dropping something important onto the road, like a drive shaft or radiator
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Sun November 23, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
British reindeer forced to keep holiday schedule a secret to stay one step ahead of animal-rights activists
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Thu November 20, 2014
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Woman, 24, racks up 100 convictions for alcohol offences, is warned by British court after the magic 100th that "she is running out of chances"
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(ITV)
 
 
 
It's not just American media that pad out their news with bullshiat what-if stories. Here's a British newspaper asking if the lake-effect snow that hit New York is on its way to bury the UK
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Wed November 19, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
After much online ridicule, British film censors pull their collective heads out of their arses and remove the sexual content warning from the new Paddington Bear movie
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Tue November 18, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
New risqué British film rated for innuendo, sex references, due to the wild cross-dressing escapades of . . . Paddington Bear?
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(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Good news: Young British kids are no longer staying out late smoking and drinking. Bad news: Because they'd rather stay at home on their computers
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(Daily Express)
 
 
 
Eric Clapton walks off stage halfway through British concert because "the sound wasn't right," winds up playing a solo set at nearby pub's open-mic night instead
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Mon November 17, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
British police quiz grandmother over 'racially offensive' knitted gorilla in window. They certainly made a monkey out of her (pic)
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Nine drunk British college students get stuck in an elevator and Aerosmith ensues
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Sat November 15, 2014
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British family wins the National Lottery prize of 40 million pounds in 2012, and now they're broke. Just kidding -- they've spent almost nothing. You're doing it wrong
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Wed November 12, 2014
(My Fox DC)
 
 
 
"I believe when the Second Amendment was written, that was more or less for when the British were coming"
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Tue November 11, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
Four utterly incomprehensible British dialects are on a list of more than 200 languages around the world threatened by replacement with something normal people can understand
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Sun November 09, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
With purchase of multiple depots and sites in England, German yoghurt maker Müller increases Weiss-like grip on British dairy business. Daily Mail asks what is going to happen to our precious bodily fluids
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Sat November 08, 2014
(Metro)
 
 
 
Occasionally the British food industry will hit one out of the park. Like the toffee apple sausages that are bringing the nation to its knees. ""We're talking whole cuts of pork ... chopped apple ... sticky toffee sauce ... full-on toffee pieces"
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(NYPost)
 
 
 
British police foil plot to assassinate the Queen. Authorities are questioning Reggie Jackson as we speak
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Fri November 07, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
Denmark and the United States have become major suppliers of sperm to British women. Giggity
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Thu November 06, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
British couple claim they are real vampires that sleep all day, drink blood, and pose for Daily Mail photos in the bright sun
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(International Business Times)
 
 
 
Pregnant British women could face fines or a criminal record for eating cheese or sushi
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Tue November 04, 2014
(Bleacher Report)
 
 
 
Vince McMahon turns heel on British fans, cancels UK version of WWE Network 30 minutes before launch
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Mon November 03, 2014
(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
Emma Watson dedicates her British Artist of the Year award to her hamster. Well, I haven't heard that slang term before, but sure, I guess it works
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Sun November 02, 2014
(The Hollywood Reporter)
 
 
 
The first trailer for the Grumpy Cat Christmas movie has been released. Damn you, British Grumpy Cat, now I may have to watch a Lifetime movie
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Tue October 28, 2014
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
How to get a pregnant woman in labor to murder you
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(The Register)
 
 
 
Former British spymaster curtly dismisses idea that Britain is routinely spying on its citizens: "The people who work at GCHQ would sooner walk out the door than be involved in anything remotely resembling 'mass surveillance'"
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Sun October 26, 2014
(HeatWorld)
 
 
 
George Clooney imported crates of Smirnoff Blue for his wedding reception in the UK because he couldn't find British booze that was strong enough
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(Reuters)
 
 
 
13 years, 2210 American and 453 British lives later, we've finally turned the keys over to the Afghan government to secure their own country. The combat tour is done. Welcome home
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Fri October 17, 2014
(Metro)
 
 
 
Strangely missing from these very cool 130-year-old pictures of British seaside towns are overweight drunk Brits pissing all over the place
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(Deadline)
 
 
 
Americans decide to ruin another great British comedy, wonder if you've tried turning it off and on again
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Tue October 14, 2014
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Not content with digging up just Richard III, British archaeologists turn their sights on Harold II, who may or may not have been killed at Hastings
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Mon October 13, 2014
(Kotaku)
 
 
 
The best show on television just got cancelled, but you weren't watching it anyway
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Sun October 12, 2014
(Daily Express)
 
 
 
World's biggest crab found in British waters. How big is it? You can see it on aerial photos, that's how big. And we have those photos
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(New Zealand Herald)
 
 
 
Time for everybody playing 'The Ebola Game' to update their scorecards as Macedonian health authorities announce that tests show the British man who died in their country did not have Ebola
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Fri October 10, 2014
(Heritage Daily)
 
 
 
British bespoke toilet seat firm pledges money towards restoration of newly discovered 2,000-year-old Roman toilet seat. In related new, you can now buy bespoke toilet seats
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Wed October 08, 2014
(Telegraph)
 
 
 
British government buys a weather supercomputer that will enable residents of Britain to complain about the weather in a vastly more detailed manner
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Wed October 01, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
In today's most British rescue ever, two walkers winched to safety in Dumfries after one clinged to a shepherd's crook
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Tue September 30, 2014
(Entertainment Weekly)
 
 
 
David Fincher to direct entire season of new HBO adaptation of a British sci-fi show you haven't been watching
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Sun September 28, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
The 10 worst cars ever built. Surprisingly, only three of them are British
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Sat September 27, 2014
(Brand Eating)
 
 
 
The British get Domino's Stuffed Crust pizzas that Americans can't get, such as Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Crust variety. In return, Americans will have to accept fish and chips stuffed with bacon and cheese and spotted dick
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Fri September 26, 2014
(Oregon Live)
 
 
 
For $265, British Airways offers airplane crash survival course. Or you can experience it firsthand by booking a flight on United
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Wed September 24, 2014
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
British Airways pilot takes layover too far while in India
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Mon September 22, 2014
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
David Livingstone's only known beetle specimens have been rediscovered at the British Museum, 150 years after he brought them back from Africa, proving once again that god has an inordinate fondness for beetles
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Fri September 19, 2014
(Daily Mail)
 
 
 
British Airways: Where our pilots are barely old enough to get a drink at the lounge when they land at JFK
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(BBC)
 
 
 
Thai prime minister apologizes for implying that criminals do not murder ugly women
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Thu September 18, 2014
(Descrier)
 
 
 
New Islamic State propaganda video showing British journalist John Cantlie released. No, just the video was released. He's still screwed
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Tue September 16, 2014
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
This is what happens when British scientists spend way too much time reading Harry Potter books
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(Huffington Post)
 
 
 
British tourists killed in Thailand. Police recover bloody garden hoe. Without more sodding evidence or chuffing witnesses police are flummoxed
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(Gloucester Citizen)
 
 
 
Here's the traditional British method of testing the quality of beer: a guy wearing leather shorts sits on a chair that has had ale poured on it. "If his trousers stick to the seat, the ale is deemed unworthy" (pic)
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Mon September 15, 2014
(SFGate)
 
 
 
The Brit boy in Prague, gets protons to the nog
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Sun September 14, 2014
(Mirror.co.uk)
 
 
 
"This was a vehicle owned by the National Crime Agency, the so-called 'British FBI,' put in place to fight the likes of terrorists and serious, serious gangsters - and yet they don't seem to have grasped the basics of crime prevention"
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Thu September 11, 2014
(Space.com)
 
 
 
Design a mission patch for this British astronaut
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(18)
 
(Kill Some Time)
 
Video
 
Two British girls do the chapstick challenge. Best. Video. Ever
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Wed September 10, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
This is what happens when British people have too much time on their hands
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Mon September 08, 2014
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
British solution for the Proclaimers of independence: Devo Max. Are we not Scotsmen?
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Sun September 07, 2014
(New York Daily News)
 
 
 
More than 50 British schoolchildren were sent to detention because they were wearing the wrong kind of pants, because that apparently matters
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Fri September 05, 2014
(BBC)
 
 
 
British government announces Food Crime unit to stop trade in British food
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(8)
 
(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
Australia now has its own Birther movement, suspect their British born Prime Minister may hold dual citizenship
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(23)
 


Thu September 04, 2014
(Action A Go-Go)
 
 
 
Peter Cushing in all his British glory. Giant fake monsters. Wild sci fi sets. A character named "Jubal the Ugly One". A partridge in a pair tree. Seriously just click the link already
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(Russia Today)
 
 
 
British ex-boxing champion Anthony Small defends ISIS beheadings, showing he really does have severe brain damage
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Wed September 03, 2014
(City A.M.)
 
 
 
British winemakers produce biggest bottle of sparkling wine ever. Equal to 10 magnums, it can be yours for £15,000, but if you buy it, the downside is you have to choke down 120 glasses of English wine
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Sun August 31, 2014
(Mother Nature Network)
 
 
 
Harry Houdini: Escape artist, magician, and secret spy for the British Secret Service
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Fri August 29, 2014
(BBC-US)
 
 
 
During the War of 1812, the British stole a painting of King George III from Washington but we stole a painted wooden lion from Toronto, so it was a bit of a wash
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(Central Somerset Gazette)
 
 
 
British justice shows its teeth by allowing the Moriarty of bicycle thefts to skip curfew so he can walk his dog and go on holiday and stuff
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(Metro)
 
 
 
It seems someone is channeling this British game show to get a little more 'randy'
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