[ubuntu-uk] news services was: BBC news site

Josh Blacker jkblacker at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 19:03:26 GMT 2008

Dianne Reuby wrote:
> When I've got too depressed with "real" news, I read the headlines from
> Sky's "Offbeat" section. Today I've been uplifted to see that:
>       * an 18-year old student swallowed his door key to stop his
>         friends taking him home when they thought he'd drunk enough - he
>         had to let nature take it's course and wait for his key to
>         re-appear
>       * an 8-year old boy got trapped in handcuffs he found in his
>         mother's bedroom
>       * Most Brits can't tell fact from fiction - they think Churchill
>         is a myth and Sherlock Holmes really existed
>       * A mayor in the US has resigned after kidnapping her neighbours
>         dog and pretending that it had died
> I feel quite cheerful now. :)
> Dianne

Reuters' Oddly Enough section is also quite good:


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