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Apr 16th, 2010, 08:32 PM
Church Members Leave Over Jesus "Penis" (http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2010/04/15/Church-members-leave-over-Jesus-penis/UPI-18311271356546/)


Obviously some of them are more cock-eyed than others.


Apr 19th, 2010, 07:10 AM
Aussie publisher reprinting cookbook after recipe typo calls for 'freshly ground black people' (http://www.cbc.ca/cp/Oddities/100417/K041704AU.html)

Apr 20th, 2010, 03:13 PM
Iranian cleric 'blames quakes on promiscuous women' (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/8631775.stm)

Did the earth move for you?

Apr 24th, 2010, 10:37 PM
The Foreign Office apologises for a document which suggested the
Pope's visit to Britain should be marked by the introduction of Benedict brand condoms!

Apr 24th, 2010, 10:49 PM
^ I just saw that on BBC News 24. :lol: :D

Apr 24th, 2010, 11:34 PM
you see I really now want someone to bring out benedict brand condoms

Apr 30th, 2010, 03:36 PM
Driver crashes car through wall (http://uk.cars.yahoo.com/30042010/36/driver-misses-wall-death-parking-0.html) :amazed_ani:

Apr 30th, 2010, 05:42 PM
Granny, 72, Having A Baby With Her Grandson (http://uk.news.yahoo.com/5/20100430/tod-granny-72-having-a-baby-with-her-gra-870a197.html)

Can that even be a real story?:eek:

May 3rd, 2010, 03:36 PM
^ :eek: :lol:

Spiderman catches thief (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/03/spider-man-catches-thief-adelaide)

May 3rd, 2010, 10:17 PM
German man "marries" dying cat (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8658327.stm)

May 4th, 2010, 05:14 PM
Fake Sign Promotes Cotswold Viewpoint As "Dogging Area" (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/gloucestershire/8660449.stm) :lol:

May 10th, 2010, 11:55 PM
Ambulance Service Defends "Was Hitler Cool" Survey (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/8672781.stm)

Jun 16th, 2010, 04:17 PM
Takeaway van seized after offering free porn with beer and burgers (http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/Driffield-burger-van-seized-police-offering-customers-free-porn-DVD/article-2310980-detail/article.html)

Jun 16th, 2010, 05:04 PM
German student attacks Hell's Angels with puppy (http://uk.news.yahoo.com/22/20100615/tsc-oukoe-uk-germany-puppy-1df2b7e.html)

Giant Jesus statue razed by lightning in Ohio (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/us_and_canada/10321466.stm)

Jun 23rd, 2010, 09:14 AM
The top lawyer, his lover and a drug-fuelled sadomasochistic sex session that led to bloodshed at the Hilton (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1288773/Top-lawyer-Neil-Fagan-lover-sex-session-led-Hilton-bloodshed.html)

The judge said: 'It is quite clear to me that he wanted you to do things to him such as dripping hot wax on him and that he wanted to do things to you, which you did not want to happen.

'I've seen at least two implements which looked to the untrained eye as medieval torture instruments and not surprisingly you did not want to have pain inflicted upon you.

'I accept that you told him that but he persisted.

Jul 2nd, 2010, 08:32 AM
Plastic Arm Causes Motorway Chaos (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/merseyside/10483734.stm)

Jul 2nd, 2010, 09:36 AM
You seem to have a flair for spotting these beanstew! It would be interesting to know what sort of plastic arm it was, prosthetic, off a shop window dummy etc. Either way it's lucky it didn't cause an accident - it probably would have if I'd been driving and seen it.

Re the person marrying their cat, I'm sure I heard on the news that among the suggestions for laws that people would like repealed, one suggestion was that they should repeal the law against marrying your horse. Is there a specific law for that? :confused:

Jul 2nd, 2010, 12:10 PM
Well, if a horse can give a written consent...

Jul 5th, 2010, 10:22 AM
You seem to have a flair for spotting these beanstew!

Anyone would think I don't have anything to do at work other than trawl the net for crazy news stories. ;)

Police Arrest Former Hotdog Eating Champion (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jul/05/arrest-hot-dog-eating-champion-kobayashi)

A former hotdog-eating champion has been arrested after trying to crash the stage of the annual event in Coney Island, New York.

Six-time champion Takeru Kobayashi, of Japan, was in jail yesterday after the 4 July contest.

Jul 23rd, 2010, 10:36 PM
"Fed-up residents of Shitterton club together for stone sign... to stop thieves taking rude trophies"


Jul 27th, 2010, 09:03 PM
Pigeons force Kings of Leon to abandon concert

The rockers abandoned the gig in St Louis after three songs when bass player Jared Followill was hit in the mouth and face by pigeon droppings.


Aug 26th, 2010, 06:41 PM
Man arrested after yelling at bike (http://www.torontosun.com/news/weird/2010/08/25/15135351.html)

Prosecutors: Mortgage worker got drunk, shot computer server (http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/50159264-76/campbell-computer-police-server.html.csp)

Driver arrested after officer finds her distracted by adult toy during traffic stop (http://www.wcpo.com/dpp/news/local_news/water_cooler/Driver-arrested-after-officer-finds-her-distracted-by-adult-toy-during-traffic-stop)

Two Amish Men Face Incest, Bestiality Charges In Grant County (http://www.channel3000.com/news/24744019/detail.html)

Sep 6th, 2010, 08:17 AM
Eating contests....I really REALLY don't understand the point of these competitions


This is something to be proud of?!

Sep 14th, 2010, 06:45 PM
Doctor Accused of Branding Patient's Uterus (http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpps/news/offbeat/doctor-accused-of-branding-patients-uterus-dpgonc-20100913-gc_9625474)

Seven hurt in Sainsbury's coffee machine explosion (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-11300629)

Police Blow Up "Suspicious" Toy Pony (http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2010-09-07/news/os-stuffed-pony-blown-up-orlando-20100907_1_pony-toy-hasbro-website)

Sep 21st, 2010, 05:40 PM
E-fit of 'lettuce head' burglar defended (http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20100921/tuk-e-fit-of-lettuce-head-burglar-defend-dba1618.html)


The image was issued by Hampshire police to try to trace a distraction burglar who stole 60 from an elderly woman in Stockbridge.

The culprit was described as being about 40 with wavy blonde, slightly greying hair.

However, the e-fit realeased by police has caused much laughter in the town as it showed the man with green hair, which local residents said looked like a lettuce.

Officers have admitted its not the "best quality" and blamed the unusual hair colour on technical problems