1. October includes British Bread Month, British Sausage Week, National Tree Week, Personal Safety Week and Make A Difference Day. There are around 600 special Months/Weeks/Days in an average year and about 100 of them fall in October.
2. It's the month in 1805 in which Admiral Lord Nelson and the British fleet routed the combined French & Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar.
3. 2001's October was the warmest for over 300 years.
4. October 2005 was the first month since the current naming convention began in which the World Meteorological Organization ran out of names for hurricanes. Wilma** is the last name on the 2005 list, it is 21st Atlantic storm of the current season, there is another month to go and the next hurricane will have to be called boring old Alpha.
Jointly to Keith Berry, the harbour master at Forth Ports Dundee, who called the police; the jobsworth coppers who arrested Sally Cameron under the Terrorism Act as a threat to national security when she dared to walk along a cycle path in the harbour area; and the procurator fiscal, who sent Ms Cameron a letter to say she would not be prosecuted even though 'the evidence is sufficient to justify bringing you before the court on this criminal charge'.
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The 'experts' are now claiming that bird flu will hit mainly 20-40 year olds because it resembles the 1918 Spanish flu, which targetted mainly healthy young adults. new labour's vaccination strategy is to treat mainly the young and the elderly with flu vaccines, which will leave the workforce vulnerable.
Happy weather, happy country
Fat, greedy Americans, get lost!
The U.S. House of Representatives has upset lawyers everywhere by passing a "cheeseburger bill," which prevents fat people from blaming their condition on burger chains like McDonald's. The House decided that people should know that stuffing their faces will make them fat, and food manufacturers and restaurants are not responsible for the greed of their customers. The law does not, however, block legal action against a company which supplies contaminated food.
Bird Flu will kill 99.999% of the population over the next week.
Al Qaida members in Iraq have been ordered to cut down on the brutality when they kill people as it is having an adverse effect on the terror organization's PR.
There was a partial eclipse of the Sun on the morning of the first Monday of the month with 50% of the solar disc covered at Romiley's latitude. So what did we get? Wall to wall cloud all bloody day.
Stockport Council sells out Romiley again
Romiley drowned again
No while visiting this website
Note: This sign will be unscrambled when the government sorts out its dog's breakfast of a policy on smoking in public places.
According to a report out this month, Anne Owers, the chief inspector of prisons, doesn't like the screws wearing tiepins bearing the flag of St. George. She thinks 'it could be misinterpreted as a racist emblem'. She caught the staff at Wakefield Gaol wearing the pins to support a cancer charity.
Jumped up jobsworths
Beach Wars for the South-West
Asset-stripping in Manchester?
Have cash, will waste it!
The brand new University College hospital in Euston, London, blew £70,000 on a giant pebble to brighten up its entrance area.
Self-proclaimed African witchdoctor Mansor Barry is in trouble with his local Trading Standards office in Birmingham. Disgruntled clients have shopped him for taking their money and doing nothing in return. [The words 'mug' and 'punter' come to mind. Ed.]
Wallace, Gromit & Morph all burned to the ground
The Beeb say, "It's all about the money!"
A group of Christian fundamentalists plans to use new labour's law on inciting racial and religious hatred to persecute shops selling the Koran. Christian Voice reckons that the Koran is 'hate speech' because it advocates killing unbelievers.
"Mr. Byers talks gibberish . . . but he is not a proven liar."
The Establishment has closed ranks once again. Swindled Railtrack shareholders found to their cost that new labour is fireproof when a dotty old judge dismissed their class action against the government.
Trafalgar Day + 200 was celebrated by the people of Britain, the armed forces and the Royal Family. But new labour, which hates a British victory, didn't get involved.
It pays to give offence!
Edinburgh has been voted Scotland's rudest city and joins Birmingham, the English champion, and Paris, the French champion, in the race to be dubbed Europe's rudest city.
Book buyers but not readers
Here's another brilliant idea!
Has over-exposure to bliarism softened blunk's brain?
Censorship is the new new labour way
Get out of gaol free
The Great Wind scam new labour's phantom energy policy exposed
Half-measures and dirty deals rule new labour
Bird flu another shambles
MPs carry on abusing their expenses
Britain's last prison hulk, HMP Weare, was closed down after 8 years' loyal service in August of this year. But it could just be refurbished and put back into service if other gaols look like overflowing. new labour's failure to do anything about increasing crime levels includes not building prisons to house its increasingly violent and lawless customers. So anywhere secure could be pressed into service, including the Tower of London!
Crime Stealth Tax
Crime can pay for the victim!
Fake it at your own risk in Belgium
Reports that the IRA held back a truckload of arms and ammunition from the top secret decommissioning process for 'personal protection racket' purposes have been rubbished enthusiastically by our prime monster. But mr. b. liar's credibility is so completely shot to hell that everyone assumes he's lying again when he says there was no under-the-counter deal with the IRA to exclude some weapons.
Getting anyone to take his 'Respect agenda' seriously now that he's planning to introduce baby ASBOs for troublesome kids under 10, teen ASBOs for street yobs, parent ASBOs for people who don't keep their kids under control, OAP ASBOs for stroppy senior citizens and any other categories that Louise Casey, his foul-mouthed, bad behaviour personal advisor can come up with.
Paying 'shut up' money to the Iraqi authorities in Basra and saying it was wrong for British forces to rescue the two SAS undercovers, who were kidnapped on 2005/09/17 by criminals posing as police officers.
Taking the risk of letting John Prescott fly the kite that new labour is prepared to surrender our rebate of contributions to the EU without reform of the whole rotten structure. The denial from downing street was swift but the nation was left wondering if the truth was emerging from the mouth of the village idiot while the usual suspects were spinning their usual lies.
Resuming payments of expenses to the IRA's no-show MPs, even though IRA violence continues and they haven't handed back the £26 million they stole from a Belfast bank last December.
The Wheels Come Off The Iraq Adventure
A poll conducted in Iraq by the Ministry of Defence has found that the majority of Iraqis support the scumbag suicide bombers and want the coalition forces gone. new labour's response is to send even more British troops to Iraq instead of pulling them out of President Dubya Bush's mess.
Awarding peerages to 4 more geezers who bunged the labour party.
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For centuries, Zoroastrians in India have been laying out the bodies of their dead and letting vultures eat them. But the vultures are dying out after being poisoned by drugs in the carcases of the cattle which form part of their alternative diet.
George W. Bush admits it "I am a nutter!"
California having new problems with Mexican immigrants
Pushing the envelope in New York
Getting the message across
The Members of the European Parliament have overspent their drinks budget of €1.6 million. So they have cheekily voted to increase the budget to €1.74 million.
Daniel Craig (who?) is the new James Bond for a remake of Casino Royale.
Pakistan's government had interesting priorities. It put repairing the defences along its border with the old enemy, India, above helping survivors of a major earthquake and sending food and shelters to the devastated areas.
Attention foreign countries!
A little African humour upsets new labour
President Mug of Zimbabwe has ruffled new labour feathers with a speech at a UN junket in Rome. He accused British prime monster antonio b. liar of playing Mussolini to President Dubya Bush's Hitler on the world stage, and the pair of them of distributing international terrorism around the planet.
Michael Jackson has received a summons to show up for jury duty some four months after he was acquitted of child molestation charges. But his lawyers have the perfect answer. They reckon that he now lives in Bahrain and he is no longer answerable to the California court service.
Saddam trial opens and closes
The man who used to be the World's Favourite Despot was in a combative mood as a result of the decision to park him, and his co-defendants, in a giant playpen at a Baghdad court. He began by refusing to recognize the authority of the court, then he spoilt everything by entering a plea of 'not guilty' instead of making no plea.
A plug too far
The CCIAMR faces eviction from the register of Australian charities for tearing up the rules and throwing them away.
Minor US problem over the 2003 Iraq war
Vice-Pres Cheney's chief of staff; a guy called 'Scooter', if you can believe it; is in trouble for some trivial stuff like lying on oath and waging a dirty tricks campaign against a US weapons expert. Joe Wilson was sent to Nigeria to prove that Saddam Hussein was trying to buy uranium there to build his own atom bomb. Only Wilson found no evidence of this, which dented Pres Bush's case for war. Hence the covert assault by Scooter.
The EUrocrats strike again
Road safety for all!
Today Germany, tomorrow, the whole world!
The larger part of The Two Ronnies has died at 76. Ronnie Barker was a prolific writer as well as a performer. A character actor who did comedy excellently, his successful TV career ran from the 1960s until he ran out of ideas and took early retirement in 1987. His TV successes included The Frost Report; his shows with Ronnie Corbett; the part of Fletcher, the burglar, in Porridge; and the miserly Arkwright in Open All Hours, most of which are still running in TV heaven on the digital television channels. He was also an essential member of the cast of the long-running radio comedy classic The Navy Lark.
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