Archive for November 1st, 2010
It’s been a sporting challenge since the 19th century, but French coastguards now want to ban people from swimming the English Channel.
Twinings workers are “genuinely dismayed” by news that the firm has signed a contract to recieve €12m of EU funding for a new Polish site that will see UK jobs slashed.
The BBC has been criticised for extensive coverage of a pagan festival to mark Halloween and accused of neglecting Christianity.
Despite the best efforts of Michael Chertoff and the TSA, word is out that Backscatter X-ray scanner technology that is being used in airports is exceedingly harmful, along with being an invasion of privacy.
The McDonald’s fast-food empire nets around $22 billion a year by serving its less-than healthy entrees to millions of patrons around the world — but now, in a twist of irony, they’ll be paying a pretty penny to one man who was forced by the company to eat the stuff.
Some allotment sites throughout the UK are currently asking their plot holders to complete a questionnaire regarding their race and religion. But for the plot holders in Lincoln they are also being asked by the city council if they are gay.
Archaeologists have unearthed a collection of Bronze Age axe heads, spear tips and other 3,000-year-old metal objects buried in an Essex field.