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

Hurricane Gonzalo Caused By Success Of The Movie 'Pride', Says Ukip Councillor

(7) Comments | Posted 21 October 2014 | (10:26)

The first extreme storms to batter Britain in some months have been caused by the success of the film 'Pride', says a Ukip councillor.

"The passage of the Same Sex Marriage Act led to serious storms and floods," the councillor told HuffPost UK Comedy. "It was then followed...

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Lord Freud 'Not Worth £300 A Day Expenses,' Say Disabled People

(33) Comments | Posted 16 October 2014 | (12:19)

Disabled people in Britain have caused controversy by suggesting that Lord Freud is "not worth the full £300 daily expenses" he is entitled to.

“There is a small group of people who are not worth £300 a day... and that is Tory peers like Lord Freud," one told...

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Absolutely Nobody Defecting To The Liberal Democrats

(16) Comments | Posted 6 October 2014 | (16:08)

The Liberal Democrat conference has been rocked by the news that no one is defecting to their party.

"People here are absolutely fuming at the lack of betrayal some MPs are showing," one delegate told HuffPost UK Comedy. "Even our own members can't be bothered to defect."

"We are deeply...

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iPhone 6 'Won't Bend If You Don't Wear Skinny Jeans'

(4) Comments | Posted 25 September 2014 | (14:45)

Problems with the iPhone 6 bending are being caused by hipsters, tech experts said today.

"One hundred per cent of people who rushed out to buy the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 are annoying hipsters," said one, "so it logically follows that they wear skinny jeans. Probably...

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BREAKING NEWS: FIFA Realises Qatar Is A Hot Country

(10) Comments | Posted 22 September 2014 | (14:13)

Officials from football's governing body FIFA have realised that Qatar is a hot country.

"When we chose Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022, we had no idea that it's a desert nation with extreme summer temperatures," one FIFA official told HuffPost UK Comedy.

"We were driven...

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David Cameron's Scotland Speech: A Translation

(12) 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*

(22) 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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