05/09/2014 09:37 BST | Updated 05/09/2014 09:59 BST

Tony Blair, Terrorist Threat Levels, The X Factor And More: The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

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There are some scary things happening in the world right now.

The threat of ISIS:

The threat of Boris Island:

And the fact that Tony Blair was named Philanthropist Of The Year at the GQ Awards:

And that's before we even get to the return of 'The X Factor', or Gary Barlow's tax affairs:

But as the late, great Joan Rivers herself said: “Life is so difficult and I cope with it by making jokes about absolutely everything.” So with that in mind, here were some of the Twitter funnies that kept us going through this week's news...


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