UK Comedy

7 Reasons Alex Jones Advising Donald Trump Is The Scariest Thing About 2017

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

Of all the disturbing stories to emerge surrounding the month-old Donald Trump administration, one of the latest threatens to, well, trump all the oth...

Keep The Weetabix Flying: The Downside Of Children Learning To Speak

Tabitha Siklos | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Parents
Tabitha Siklos

You wait years for your children to start speaking, imagining all the wonderful conversations you'll have when they can finally communicate in words rather than just pointing and saying 'ba!' How you will have intelligent discussions over the breakfast table, rather than spending the time dodging flying Weetabix and wiping the jam off your jeans.

15 Tweets That Sum Up The Struggles Of Creme Egg Season

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, Cadbury’s Creme Egg season has returned, and honestly it couldn’t have come soon enough. The start of the year has been a rollerc...

Rescue Cats Given Hilarious Personalities To Help Them Find New Homes

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An animal-loving comedian has created description tags for the cats in his local animal shelter to help rehome them. Jeff Wysaski imagined a personali...

8 Weird Things People Do In The Shower That Have Nothing To Do With Washing

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People have been eating oranges in the shower to avoid spilling the juice everywhere and there’s an entire subreddit dedicated to the pastime. The ...

Genius Turns His $200,000 Porsche Into A Giant Controller For Doom

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Tech

It is widely accepted that there isn’t an object in the conceivable universe that cannot run the classic video game Doom. From iPods to giant advert...

Kilted Yoga Is The NSFW Video You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

From cat yoga to paddle board yoga, we thought we’d seen about every niche yoga class out there. But then, we stumbled across kilted yoga. Two kilte...

Gordon Ramsay Is Reviewing People's Cooking Attempts On Twitter And He's Harsh AF

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Everyone’s favourite foul-mouthed chef Gordon Ramsay is reviewing people’s meals on Twitter and let’s just say he isn’t holding back. The mult...

Woman's Best Friend Goes Undercover To Make Sure Her Date Goes Well

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager came up with a hilarious way to check her best mate’s date was going to plan by hiding at the back of the restaurant in costume. Dawsyn E...

This Roxanne Song Lyric Chat-Up Line Flop Is Yet Another Tinder Fail

The Huffington Post | Becky Barnes | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Comedy

Jolene, Lola, Billie Jean, Caroline... and Roxanne. All examples of girls names that can be related to famous songs. But if you have a name like this,...

Bill Maher Lays Into Republicans For Thinking America Is Their 'Bitch'

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.02.2017 | UK

American talkshow host Bill Maher lambasted Republicans on Friday night in an impassioned speech condemning right-wing politicians for letting Donald ...

5 Batsh*t Crazy Things Donald Trump Did This Week (The UK Perspective)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.02.2017 | UK

Oh. My. Word. It surely can’t carry on at this pace, can it? This week saw a high profile resignation amid a major scandal, a handshake that shook ...

Santa And Emergency Imodium

Ilaria Passeri | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Ilaria Passeri

I've hung up my elf outfit, put away my glitter and said goodbye to working in Santa's grotto for another year. I've lost track of the amount of cryi...

Woman Learns The Hard Way Why You Shouldn't Take Selfies With Lilies

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who wanted to show off her Valentine’s bouquet got a little more than she bargained for when the pollen rubbed off onto her face. Imgur us...

You'll Never Guess Which TV Presenter's Face This Woman Had Tattooed On Her Leg

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, a woman has treated herself to a tattoo of the “love of her life” on her leg. But the tattoo isn’t of her do...

How Being Funny Saved My Bacon - What It Felt LIke To Be An English Immigrant In The United Kingdom

Lisa Ives | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Ives

I know I'm a funny lady because my mum told me so. And I see the fruits of my labour on the face of the person I'm talking to as it contorts into the kind of expression reserved for private appearances only. That's when you know you ARE bloody funny.

The Woman Who Thought She Could Manage Her Children In The Supermarket

Lucy Fisk | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Fisk

So this afternoon I made the classic mistake of thinking that I could just 'pop' into Tesco with the boys in tow. All I needed was milk and honey, surely as a woman in her thirties who has a mortgage, car finance, a job and many other responsibilities I could manage this?

9 Things You Only Know If You Have Adele Thumbs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Adele left everyone talking after the Grammys and not just because she broke one of her awards in two and gave half to Beyoncé. No, it’s not Adele...

The Love Of My Life

Lucy Frederick | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Lucy Frederick

I'm thinking of getting a divorce. This will come as a huge surprise to most of my closest friends. Not least because I have never been married. ...

This Is What Dating In Your 30s Is Really Like

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Dating at any age can be a minefield, but when you hit your thirties it can be a whole new ball game. From balancing dating with parenthood to trying ...

The 5 Most Batsh*t Moments From Donald Trump Land This Week (For Brits)

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK

OK, we’re 23 days in but the pace of Donald Trump’s presidency has not slowed one jot. The Muslim ban is still a thing, John Bercow is in trouble ...

Women Reveal What They Get Up To When Their Partner Isn't Around

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We realise society expects women to be fart-free, hair-free, elegantly swishing through life like a Pantene advert, but the reality is that we’re hu...

Woman Receives Surprise Gift In The Post, Realises She Sent It To Herself While Drunk

Mercury Press | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman was flattered to receive a huge cosmetics haul from a mystery sender – only to discover the present was sent by herself when drunk. Pauline ...

Politics And Comedy In An Alternative Facts World

Alistair Jones | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Alistair Jones

As the Leicester Comedy Festival starts up again, there are more 'political' acts on the card than ever before. Yet the problem here is finding someth...

I Wonder If I Would Still Be A Scientist If It Hadn't Been For The Juggler On A Motorbike

Dave Spikey | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Dave Spikey

It's not all been plain sailing of course, there have been serious lows as well as the highs. My first marriage ended and I lost my brother to cancer. However highlights include playing the Royal Albert Hall and winning awards for That Peter Kay Thing and Phoenix Nights.