24/10/2013 11:20 BST | Updated 24/12/2013 05:12 GMT

Funny Local News Headlines & Stories That Champion The Mundane

Facebook was on Thursday awash with the revelation that Llwchwr Town Council is considering purchasing a colour photocopier.

The news-in-brief item, published by the South Wales Evening Post, totalled just 54 words over the course of three punchy paragraphs.

Though most journalists would consider it a perfectly reasonable space filler, the sheer mundanity of it saw the piece shared almost a thousand times.

Here are a few of our other favourite NIBs, headlines and stories.

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