Tags » Satire

Breaking the News

Breaking the News is back on BBC Radio Scotland for Series 8.

You can listen to the first episode here or subscribe to the podcast here


Elaine Malcolmson

95% of gambling adverts interrupted by sport

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has raised concerns that infomercials on betting are being used to promote football, Ray Winstone and other unsavoury addictions.  The fear is that supporting West Ham Utd could become ‘normalised’, with football addicts re-mortgaging their homes, just buy ‘one more’ Arsenal season ticket. 122 more words


Eavesdropping at the Movies - The Death of Stalin

How does Armando Iannucci’s newest political satire fit in to his work over the last decade? Isn’t it a joy to see Michael Palin? How did we ignore how beautifully crafted Jeffrey Tambor’s performance is? 45 more words


SWANSEA: 'City of Culture a waste of time', confirms man who gets his culture from Top Gear

A Waunarlwydd man has sensationally waded into Swansea’s City of Culture bid, we can reveal.

32 year old culture vulture Pete Bowen ridiculed the bid by commenting on an Evening Post article, while watching reruns of Top Gear on Dave. 276 more words

Swansea News

Time Management: A Guide

“Time stops for no one”, “life is a race”, etc. etc., we’ve all heard the old adages – but in today’s day and age it is generally regarded as necessary to seize time by the forelock and set it into slow-motion. 586 more words

'Fat shamers' by and large don't look as if they've been hewn from marble claims shock report.

A recent study of men who criticise women, either online or in the street, for being overweight, has found that they are predominately out-of-shape dullards with no girlfriends and with very little prospect of ever getting one at any point in the future. 165 more words


Tony Abbott thinks Jacinda Ardern will make "a great Prime Ministress"

An edited version of this article was published on The Shovel.

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has continued his support for women in leadership roles, saying NZ Labour leader Jacinda Ardern will make “a great Prime Ministress” of NZ. 199 more words