Sunday, 31 May 2015

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Ann Summers stolen clockwork cucumber weirdness

Sunderland Echo: Pair in court over stolen sex toy

Perhaps the grimmest court report you'll read all day.
 
Spotter's Badge: Kenn, whose Google News search for "ass vibrator" pays off at last

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Bad E-Fit

MK Web: This man has done some bad things

Hand yourself in, Agent Mulder, and we'll spare you the anal probe.

Don't have nightmares.

Friday, 22 May 2015

Mummy's finger weirdness

Bristol Post: Mayor of Bristol owns a mummified finger

It is CURSED and will bring calamity down on Bristol, as per the prophecy

Spotter's Badge: Sarah

Thursday, 21 May 2015

NZ flag weirdness

NT News (Australia): Locally-based New Zealander upset that her design not shortlisted for NZ flag competition

Because if there's one thing they probably hate is to be reminded about "riding sheep". All the other entries are crap.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Bad E-Fit

Kent and Sussex Courier: This man has done some bad things

Do you know a pointy-headed miscreant with a thing for attacking women? Turn the little turd in to the police.

Don't have nightmares.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

UFO question to which the answer is NO

Northwich Guardian: Are there little green men in Davenham?

No.

Spotter's Badge: Maria

(And I'm moving QTWTAIN over to the weird news blog as it fits better here)

Monday, 11 May 2015

Grumpy tree weirdness

Bexley News Shopper: Grumpy tree scaring people away from local park

I'm afraid you've got "News" mixed up with "an episode of Scooby Doo"

Spotter's Badge: Neil

Friday, 8 May 2015

Bathroom company job advert weirdness

Watford Observer: "Situation vacant - Duck"

You idiots. Ducks can't read. A singular failure to investigate the facets of duck culture

Spotter's Badge: TRT

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Marmalade weirdness

The paper changed the headline, but the original is still there in the URL. So, here it is:

York Press: She made so much marmalade, doctors had to drill through her nose

Genius.

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Hedge theft weirdness

Windsor Express: Thieves steal hedge

Call in the SPECIAL BRANCH. OK, I'll shut up

Spotter's Badge: Mark

Saturday, 2 May 2015

War on sheep weirdness

South Wales Evening Post: RAF bombs field full of sheep with Tabasco sauce

Due to cutbacks to the armed forces, that's the best we've got to offer these days.

Spotter's Badge: Paul