Blunder

Department of Work and Pensions Blunders, Exposes Dirty Washing in Public

Jane Fae | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Politics
Jane Fae

In this instance, a DWP official appears to have mistakenly believed that sticking blocks of colour over sensitive sections of the document would serve to keep them confidential. Unfortunately, as is well known in the IT world, this is not an effective way of redacting material.

WATCH: A Novel Way Of Transporting Planks Of Wood

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Why hire a truck when you can just shove huge planks of wood through your car's backseat windows, eh? A bemused driver spotted this unusual transp...

WATCH: Angela Merkel Accidentally Given Hitler Moustache

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

It's a phrase we never thought we'd type, but here we are, typing it: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accidentally been given a Hitler moustache. ...

WATCH: Cat Surprises Reporter

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

We love a good reporter blooper here at Huffington Post UK Comedy - see our 'Reporters, Interrupted' video gallery below for proof - and happily, this...

WATCH: Man's Face Vs. Dodgeball, Dodgeball Wins

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

The aim of the game when it comes to dodgeball is to, you know, dodge the ball. Sure, you can catch it as well - if you're into that sort of thing - b...

WATCH: The Ultimate Collection of Sand-Eating Faceplants

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Watching fail compilations is a tricky business. Not as tricky as somersaulting off a pier, sure, but tricky nonetheless - and yet this 'Sandplant sup...

WATCH: Reporter Attacked By Angry Llama

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Not every video we post here on The Huffington Post UK is brand spanking new uber-viral hot-off-the-metaphorical-press gold - sometimes, we delve into...

WATCH: 16 Classic News Reporter Fails

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Comedy

In Britain, we call them gaffes. In America, they call them bloopers. As for the internet... well, the internet calls them fails, because, you know, t...

WATCH: Wedding Party Falls Into Lake

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Next time you're down at Gun Lake in Shelbyville, Michigan, be sure to double check the dock there before you walk on it - after all, we don't want yo...

WATCH: Woman Walks Into A Glass Door, Reporter Falls Into A Fountain

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Huffington Post UK Comedy's sister site, Urlesque, does sterling work each and every day gathering up fails from all over the internet. In this, t...

WATCH: The Blooper Reel For 'The Muppets' Has Arrived!

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Blooper reels, it's sad to say, are often funnier than the actual films they're derived from - but in this case, the blooper reel from The Muppets is ...

WATCH: This Week's Top 10 Funny Viral Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Welcome to this week's round up of funny viral videos - and it's a fairly special edition, even if we do say so ourselves. Because it kicks off wit...

WATCH: Cheerleader Kicks Herself In The Face

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Comedy

A lot can happen in four seconds. Okay, that's not strictly true - some things can happen in four seconds, such as, say, kicking yourself in the face ...

WATCH: Newsreader Declares On Air 'I So Pale'

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Comedy

US local news service ABC KTEN Texoma covers parts of Texas and Oklahoma - hence 'Texoma', you see? - and one Ms. Erin Conrad works there as a newsrea...

WATCH: This Week's Top 10 Funny Viral Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Traditionally here at Huffington Post UK Comedy, we like to lead our weekly viral video round-ups with an animal-based number, be it French Bulldogs d...

WATCH: Could This Be The Biggest 'Wheel Of Fortune' Fail ever?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Comedy

When you're on live TV, everything seems a lot harder. Just look at The Weakest Link - plenty of pretty clever people have been on that show, but when...

WATCH: April's Biggest Fails, All In One Handy Video

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Comedy

The month of April was a wet one, a windy one and a politically tumultuous one. It was also, like all months ever, a faily one, with people falling ov...

LOOK: Is that... Prince Harry? On A Royal Wedding Mug?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Comedy

If you were making a mug in honour of the first anniversary of last year's Royal Wedding, what would you make sure was on it? Chances are, a quote abo...

LOOK: BBC Breakfast Presenter Caught Napping On-Air

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Earlier this week, US political journalist Doug Luzader was caught 'sleeping' on the air. This morning, it's BBC Breakfast's Simon McCoy's turn to be ...

WATCH: Reporter Falls Asleeps During Broadcast - Or Does He?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Watching Fox News reporter Doug Luzader, heads down, not responding to questions from the anchor back in the studio, it's easy to presume he's having ...

WATCH: How Not To Ride A Scooter

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Riding a scooter isn't as easy as you think. Looking at it, it seems all you need to do is sit on the thing and twist one of the handles. In reali...

WATCH: Could This Justin Bieber Blooper Be The Most Embarrassing Two Minutes Of TV In 2012?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Coming from Britain, you probably haven't watched WSAW-TV recently. But just so you know, it's a news channel in Wausau, Wisconsin, USA, and recently ...

WATCH: Intern Appears Behind Weather Report, Suddenly Disappears

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Pity poor Adam the intern. One moment he's doing some work for ABC 8's chief meteorologist Kevin Coskren, the next he's appearing on screen behind him...

WATCH: Snowmobiler Almost Falls Down A Mountain

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Comedy

YouTuber 'skirulefool' has faced death square in the face - and he's got the video footage to prove it. As you'll see from the video above, he dri...

Policeman Chases Himself For 20 Minutes After CCTV Cock-Up

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Comedy

The phrase 'chasing your own tail' has taken on a whole new meaning after Police Magazine revealed a junior Sussex Police officer recently spent 20 mi...