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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 www.andreamann.com and follow her on Twitter at @AndreaMann.

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Government Ministers Urged To Calculate How Much Longer They'll Be Around For

(0) Comments | Posted 17 April 2014 | (12:26)

Government ministers should estimate how much time they have left, say pensioners.

A pensioners spokesman told HuffPost UK Comedy that experts could look at factors such as ministers' socio-economic background and their majority at the last election to determine how much longer they will be around.

"Giving ministers...

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12 Easter Dos And Don'ts

(0) Comments | Posted 16 April 2014 | (15:03)

Make sure your Eastertide is egg-cellent (geddit?!) rather than hare-raising (geddit?!) by following our handy list of dos and don'ts...

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'Leave Me Out Of It', Jesus Tells David Cameron

(24) Comments | Posted 10 April 2014 | (13:07)

Christ has reacted angrily to claims by David Cameron that "Jesus invented the Big Society 2,000 year ago - I'm just continuing God's work".

"It's complete nonsense," the Son of God told HuffPost UK Comedy. "I didn't invent the Big Society. I invented socialism."

"The way Cameron uses...

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Maria Miller's Resignation Letter: A Translation

(61) Comments | Posted 9 April 2014 | (09:56)

Culture secretary Maria Miller has finally resigned. Here's a translation of her resignation letter to David Cameron:

Dear Prime Minister,

Dear David,

It is with great regret that I have decided that I should tender my resignation as a member of the Cabinet.

I'm really f***ed off that...

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QUIZ: Which Of Maria Miller's Houses Are You?

(2) Comments | Posted 8 April 2014 | (13:12)

A rented cottage, smart terraced house or countryside idyll? Take our fun quiz to see which of culture secretary Maria Miller's homes YOU are!

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SEE ALSO: Inside Maria Miller's New £1.2m House
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David Cameron's Waitrose Comments: A Translation

(11) Comments | Posted 3 April 2014 | (13:53)

The Prime Minister's recent comments about his favourite supermarket, translated.

"When I’m at home in the constituency, I go to Sainsbury's in Chipping Norton, because there isn’t a Waitrose."

When I’m at home in the constituency, I unfortunately have to go to Sainsbury's in Chipping Norton, because there...

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Vladimir Putin's Divorce Finalised, Freeing Him To Marry Nigel Farage

(32) Comments | Posted 3 April 2014 | (12:36)

Vladimir Putin's divorce from his wife Lyudmila has been finalised - paving the way for him to marry Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

Farage has been wooing Putin publicly for some days now - saying that he admires the hunky Russian's "operating" style and comparing him favourably...

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Ukip: Sahara Rain 'Caused By Last Weekend's Gay Weddings'

(44) Comments | Posted 2 April 2014 | (11:10)

The 'Sahara rain' deposit of dust and sand currently falling on the UK has been caused by the first gay weddings taking place in Britain last weekend, says Ukip.

"The high level of air pollution this week is due to a combination of local emissions, light...

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April Fools' Day LIVE BLOG: The Best Pranks And Jokes From Around The World

(12) Comments | Posted 31 March 2014 | (14:26)

Huffington Post UK Comedy Editor Andrea Mann rounds up today's April Fools' Day pranks from around the world (wide web)...

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Career Women To Blame For Absolutely Everything, Confirms Daily Mail

(0) Comments | Posted 31 March 2014 | (12:06)

Women who have careers are to blame for everything that is wrong with the world, the Daily Mail has confirmed.

The latest hazard caused by women focusing on work rather than homemaking is the increase in the number of babies born to mothers over 50. This trend, says...

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National Cleavage Day: Vote For Your Favourite Pair Of Tits!

(56) Comments | Posted 27 March 2014 | (11:09)

We hate the sexism of National Cleavage Day - it completely excludes men, after all - but we feel we have to take part. So here you are: five great pairs of tits. Take a look and then tell us which gets your vote...




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Ofgem Enquiry To Find Out Whether 'Big Six' Energy Firms Are Really Shafting Us, Or Just Shafting Us

(0) Comments | Posted 27 March 2014 | (10:32)

British people will have to wait two years to find out whether they're being really screwed over by the main energy companies, or just screwed over by them.

The enquiry by Ofgem will "consider once and for all whether there are further barriers to effective competition" within the...

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BREAKING NEWS: Atos Declared Unfit For Work

(9) Comments | Posted 27 March 2014 | (09:58)

Atos Healthcare has been declared unfit for work by the Department for Work and Pensions.

The decision followed months of assessments, during which Atos was put through numerous stressful meetings and wrongly recommended for work despite its deteriorating state.

The company will lose state benefits - also...

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12 Reasons Why England Is Great

(15) Comments | Posted 26 March 2014 | (13:49)

Being based in little ol' England, we thought it was only right to make a contribution to English Tourism Week. So here it is: 12 extremely good reasons to visit our green and pleasant land...

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Gwyneth Paltrow And Chris Martin's Break-Up Announcement - A Translation

(5) Comments | Posted 26 March 2014 | (09:39)

So actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Chris Martin have announced they're breaking up - or rather, "consciously uncoupling" - after nearly 11 years of marriage. Here's what the couple's statement on GOOP was really saying (possibly):

Conscious Uncoupling
Breaking Up


It is with hearts full...

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Muppet Calls For Scotland To Remain Part Of The UK

(7) Comments | Posted 25 March 2014 | (09:47)

A complete muppet has said that Scotland should remain part of the UK.

When asked for his opinion on Scottish independence, he said: "Of course Scotland could govern itself. So could England. But we do it so much better together."

He is not the only muppet...

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Nick Clegg Vs Nigel Farage: 8 Top Tips For A Great Debate Party

(5) Comments | Posted 24 March 2014 | (15:13)

To paraphrase S Club 7: there ain't no party like a Nick Clegg vs Nigel Farage debate party! So make sure it goes with a swing (vote) by following our these tips...

SEE ALSO: The Farage Vs Clegg Debate Bingo Card


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British People's 13 Greatest Fears

(17) Comments | Posted 24 March 2014 | (14:29)

A new YouGov survey has revealed the 13 things that the British public fear the most. And they are...


(Footnote: here's the real list.)

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If The Scottish Referendum Was Like The Crimean One

(4) Comments | Posted 17 March 2014 | (16:33)


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Millions Of People Gather To Celebrate National Holiday Of Another Country

(1) Comments | Posted 17 March 2014 | (13:23)

People all over the world have been celebrating the national holiday of a country that's not their country.

Revellers have gathered in places hundreds of thousands of miles from the country to celebrate its patron saint, despite not being from this country, living there or having any blood relatives who...

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