Andrea Mann
Andrea Mann is the Comedy Editor of The Huffington Post UK, writing and curating comedy videos, spoof news stories and funny clips of cats. And dogs. But mainly cats. She is also a jazz singer. You can find out more about her at and follow her on Twitter at @AndreaMann.

Entries by Andrea Mann

David Cameron's Scotland Speech: A Translation

(9) Comments | Posted 19 September 2014 | (15:57)

Translated: the highlights of David Cameron's speech following Scotland's decision to remain part of the UK...

The people of Scotland have spoken. It is a clear result. They have kept our country of four nations together. Like millions of other people, I am delighted.

Thank f*** for that.

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A Scottish Referendum Playlist: 18 Songs For 18 September

(4) Comments | Posted 17 September 2014 | (11:43)

Scotland: we know you want to break free. But if you leave me now, we are never, ever getting back together.

Yes, here's our Scottish independence playlist - or as Andy Williams might have put it: 'Music To Cast Your Referendum Vote By'. From the ayes to the noes, we...

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12 Ways To Be Annoying On Twitter

(0) Comments | Posted 16 September 2014 | (16:33)

So you're on Twitter. But are you being annoying enough? If not, simply try doing one of these things with your precious 140 characters!

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I Stopped Using My iPhone as an Alarm Clock, What Happened Next Blew My Mind*

(18) Comments | Posted 16 September 2014 | (00:00)

*(Was Mildly Interesting)

Everyone knows that having electrical items in the bedroom is A Bad Thing. I'm not talking lamps, hairdryers or, y'know, the other sort of electrical items people keep in their bedrooms (electric blankets) - but things like TVs and computers. These, boffins tell us, fry our brain...

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BREAKING NEWS: Woman Is Expecting A Baby

(95) Comments | Posted 8 September 2014 | (10:40)

A married woman of childbearing age is pregnant.

This will be a second child for the woman, who already has one baby.

The woman and her husband's family are said to be delighted at the news.

  • Two Under Two - Are The Woman And Her...
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A Step-By-Step Guide To What Happens In Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' Video

(2) Comments | Posted 21 August 2014 | (12:13)

It's had over 19 million views in two days. So what's so special about the music video for Nicki Minaj's new single 'Anaconda'? And why is it so controversial? Is it because it features fruit on turntables? Possibly. Here's a breakdown of what happens...

Now watch the video (and...

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QUIZ: What Is Your London Age?

(0) Comments | Posted 20 August 2014 | (15:14)

As Samuel Johnson said: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life. But before he gets tired of London, he might like to do a quiz about it."

Yes, capital-dwellers, whether your stomping ground is Shoreditch or Soho, the South Bank or the West End, our...

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11 Stereotypes About The British That Are Actually True

(19) Comments | Posted 14 August 2014 | (15:01)

Previously, we brought you Nine Stereotypes About The British That Simply Aren't True.

But what about the ones that are?

We asked our colleagues, friends and family to name the stereotypes about us Brits that actually ring true. And they are...

1. We do have a stiff...

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9 Stereotypes About The British That Simply Aren't True

(29) Comments | Posted 11 August 2014 | (14:31)

Britain! Land of thatched cottages, red telephone boxes and Hugh Grant.


Not exactly, no. Whilst we hate to rain on anyone's parade, we don't mind doing it if they're foreigners (and we don't really mind rain in general). So, dear non-British readers, here's a myth-busting list...

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Baroness Warsi's Resignation Letter: A Translation

(8) Comments | Posted 5 August 2014 | (11:47)

Dear Prime Minister

Dear Prime Minister Who Hired Me To Make Himself Look Good

For some weeks, in meeting and discussion, I have been open and honest about my views on the conflict in Gaza and our response to it.

For some weeks, in meeting and discussion, I have...

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'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer: A Breakdown Of What Happens

(0) Comments | Posted 25 July 2014 | (10:00)

The must-see trailer for the must-see movie of the year has arrived. That year being 2015 - don't get too excited too quickly (as it were) - and that movie being the film adaptation of E.L. James's' 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'. Here's what happens in the trailer...


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Middle-Aged White Man Fails To Purge Himself

(1) Comments | Posted 15 July 2014 | (10:12)

A reshuffle aimed at purging middle-aged white men from the cabinet has failed to purge the middle-aged white man leading it.

It is also thought that David Cameron - the man responsible for getting rid of 'the men in suits' - will continue to wear a suit at...

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Happy Canada Day! Here Are 9 Reasons Why Canada Is Better Than Britain

(15) Comments | Posted 30 June 2014 | (16:30)

Happy Canada Day, Canadians! While you get hopped up on Labbatt's and McCain oven chips, we're celebrating it in the most British way possible: by putting ourselves down in a self-deprecating manner.

Yes, here are nine reasons why Canada is greater than Great Britain...


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Performer Disappoints Crowds By Miming

(0) Comments | Posted 30 June 2014 | (10:06)

A world-class performer left crowds shocked and disappointed by miming during a huge festival.

Arjen Robben was accused of faking three times during his 90-minute performance on the Estadio Castelao stage at the World Cup festival of football.

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Here he...

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Terrible '80s Pop Lyrics As Inspirational Posters

(4) Comments | Posted 26 June 2014 | (10:46)

Well, I say 'terrible'. But in creating these, some of them suddenly started to seem strangely profound...

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It's 30 Years Since The Last Episode Of 'The Young Ones': Here Are 30 Classic Clips

(0) Comments | Posted 19 June 2014 | (14:15)

Rik Mayall's loved ones bid a sad, too-early farewell to the great comedy star at his funeral today. And in a twist of fate which won't be lost on many in the gathering, it's exactly 30 years ago that the last episode of 'The Young Ones' aired.


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Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt ‘Star Struck' By William Hague And David Cameron

(6) Comments | Posted 13 June 2014 | (10:24)

You might have expected them to have other things on their plate. But as shooting continues on a daily basis in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt still managed to find time this week to hobnob with A-list British politicians David Cameron and William Hague.

The star-struck couple squeezed in...

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How To Celebrate The World Cup Like An Englishman: 18 Dos And Don'ts

(27) Comments | Posted 11 June 2014 | (16:11)

The World Cup is upon us once again. And if you want to celebrate it in style - ie like an Englishman - then simply follow these simple dos and don'ts...

SEE ALSO:32 Funny Football Quotes To Celebrate The World Cup

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People Say You Should Never Meet Your Heroes... Those People Never Met Rik Mayall

(9) Comments | Posted 10 June 2014 | (15:41)

As a kid growing up in a nice middle class house in nice middle England - literally, it was the West Midlands - in the 1980s, my parents weren't fond of us watching 'rubbish' on television. 'Rubbish' largely covered a) anything that was obviously loads of silly fun, b) anything...

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RIP Rik Mayall: His Nine Greatest Comedy Characters (VIDEO)

(6) Comments | Posted 9 June 2014 | (17:42)

The comedy world is mourning the loss of one of its greats: the comedian and actor Rik Mayall, who has died at the age of 56.

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