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Fake bouncer chased off by angry door man
Ah now. He was only making sure they were complying with the law.
9 ludicrous notes from network execs to television writers
“These jokes are too witty, too funny.”
Luis Suarez diving and whining... in an office job
The Uruguayan has a bit of fun with his own reputation, Gareth Southgate style.
Mohamed Al Fayed greeted Fulham's new owner wearing a fake moustache
The former chief must have made a quick stop off at a London joke shop on the way to Craven Cottage.
Hilarious Dublin taxi driver dances to Get Lucky
Taxi driver shows off his dance moves on Dublin’s streets.
The people you like in real life but despise on the internet
We can still hang out in real life, but I’m afraid you’re getting hidden from the newsfeed.
16 of Joe Kinnear's most priceless/craziest ever quotes*
*Warning: Contains very strong language.
Watch a helpless Chris Brown get dunked on by Andre Drummond
The poor lad.
One cent tax on texts could have raised €590m in the last five years
Estimates from the Department of Finance were based on placing a one cent tax on the 59 billion text messages that have been sent over the last five years.
Advertising board at the Maracana has a dig at Wayne Rooney
Teletext Holidays have come up with a cheeky marketing campaign.
Snapshots: Just another random day in the life of Marouane Fellaini
Sort of like Father Ted’s “Ruud Gullit sitting on a shed,” only real.
Boxer who tracked down Twitter troll comes face-to-face with him on chat show
This morning’s Daybreak featured a strange meeting between Curtis Woodhouse and the man who abused him via social media.
New York man in court for laughing too loud
Ah here.
So Mario Balotelli has commissioned a life-sized statue of himself
The AC Milan striker will reportedly have on show at his home to “immortalise” himself. As you do.
Mrs Brown's Boys was the best sitcom of the year...
Also, there’s a movie on the way and maybe a fourth series.
Ouch! Referee Wayne Barnes takes a ball right in the kisser
The English referee was on the receiving end of an Ian Keatley clearance at Thomond Park.
VIDEO: Messi and Ronaldo in trash-talkin' text-off to promote El Clasico
Android? We would have had Ronaldo down as an iPhone man.
VIDEO: Add wrapping presents to the list of things Mario Balotelli can't do
The Manchester City striker’s loved ones should probably expect their gifts to come in festive bags.
VIDEO: David Beckham stars in 'The Cautionary Tale of Ebenezer Snoop'
Andy Murray, Stan Smith and Yohan Blake are among the other sports personalities involved.
Epic video of cats getting into scrapes
Falling off things, onto things, and into things. Hilarious.
'Ah here, leave it out' - spoof video of Ireland-Germany game created
Irish football fans at last have a reason to be cheerful, thanks to this hilarious parody.
"I feel like the Rose of Tralee" - Irish comedian Aisling Bea wins big in Edinburgh
The coveted So You Think You’re Funny? prize has previously been won by David O’Doherty, Dylan Moran and Peter Kay.
Pro golfer promises to have sex with wife after missing the cut
Kris Blanks sent a highly indiscreet tweet following his premature exit from the John Deere Classic.
VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday
Which new movie release is worth the price of a cinema ticket this weekend? Decide for yourself with trailers of these three films, opening in cinemas tomorrow.
LOL! ROFL! Rebekah Brooks teaches Cameron textspeak
The former tabloid editor taught the prime minister the true meaning behind ‘LOL’, but what else has he been getting wrong?
Mrs Brown's Boys was most-watched tv show in Ireland over Christmas
880,000 viewers tuned in to the Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas Special on Christmas Day, ahead of Eastenders, Fair City, and Anne Doyle’s last ever appearance reading the news.
Ur say: Would a tax on texts make you :) r :( ?
Michael Noonan has ruled out the prospect of playing a new levy on text messaging. Do you think such a tax would work?
Noonan rulez out tax on txts :)
The Minister for Finance said he wasn’t aware of such a tax – previously proposed by Labour – anywhere else in the world.
OMG, I ♥ the OED!
The Oxford English Dictionary has included the ‘heart’ symbol amongst its 45,437 new entries.