Year: 2011

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Gay Penguins Forced to Separate Whilst the issue of gay marriage is still contentious in America, penguins are not even allowed to co-habit.   The gay penguin couple at Toronto (yes, we know that’s Canada, don’t write in) Zoo have been separated in the hope that time away from each other

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They Can’t Believe There’s No Butter

Or rather don’t.  You may not have heard about the current butter crisis in Norway.  The unexpected butter shortage has caused panic buying and concerns that Christmas baking will be put in jeopardy by lactose free food.  The shortage has been put down to a combination of the wet weather

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Newsvamp’s Christmas Quiz

With less than a week until Christmas Newsnibbles is getting into the spirit.  We let the interns out of the cupboard to go shopping, Bee is knitting a Christmas hat for her dog and I have created this fabulous festive quiz for you all to enjoy.  Below you will see

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The B&E that Caused a Squee! No really, it did.  Bee made the most horrific squee sound when this one landed on her desk.  For future reference, please direct any fluffy animal related stories directly to the newsdesk, or to the interns, some of them can read.  A New Zealand

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Sex. Everyone’s Talking About It

Or at least that is how it seems.  This week The Local – Swedish New in English featured two sex related stories. A Swedish/American study has set about examining the growth of internet sexcapades and according to The Local it has revealed that cybersex is no longer just for “lonely

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Tooraloo! It’s an Interview! Er, With Ger Corrigan…

Irish sibling band The Corrigan Brothers, who first came to international attention with their 2008 internet smash hit “There’s No-one As Irish as Barak Obama” are back and this time with an homage to the popular ITV Series Downton Abbey.  The song itself could serve a number of purposes.  Should you

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Bee’s Festive Guess the Word Quiz

This week Bee has come up with your weekly brain busting challenge.  Below is a picture puzzle.  The two images combined form a festive word.  Can you guess what it is?  Entries along with the picture you would like us to publish should you be lucky enough to win to

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At Last, the Solution to all Your Noxious Odours. Well, maybe not all of them, but certainly wind.  That’s right, there is no topic too anal for the Newsnibbles team.  The interns managed to dig this one up for your reading pleasure.  Now available in a pack of five “Fart

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Chuck One Our Way!

In poultry news this week five chickens were stolen from a primary school in Berkshire.  The chickens had been raised by the children from eggs, and were cared for on a rota basis.  CCTV images captured a man, in his late teens or early twenties: wearing dark trousers, trainers and

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Interview With Jane C Woods

Womankind is an international human rights charity, protecting the interests of woman in Africa, Asia and Latin America, trying to bring them equality – challenging discrimination and violence. Recently Newsnibbles caught up with Personal Development Specialist, Jane C Woods to talk to her about her involvement with the charity. Can

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