Ukip’s popularity is testament to British tolerance, says Alan Tyers. Where else would such half-baked views be granted so much airtime?
While he is proud of his country and all it has given the world, St George’s Day always makes Chas Early feel slightly uneasy.
A council spent £15,000 on a string of festive lights that have been mocked for their uncanny resemblance to pairs of underpants on a washing line.
Sales of US foods such as pumpkin pie and maple-flavoured meats have soared in Britain ahead of the American Thanksgiving celebration this week.
In the 10 years since pubs were allowed to sell alcohol 24 hours a day, the predicted town-centre carnage has failed to materialise. But then so have the cosmopolitan pavement cafés we were promised, writes Alan Tyers.
An ad promoting Christmas shopping in a Northern Ireland market town which cost just £5,000 to produce is giving John Lewis's festive feature a run for its money.
Joanne and Billy Murphy, from Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester, were dismayed when their 24-piece dinner set order turned up in two boxes per piece.
Faye Richards thought someone had left a bundle of parcel tape on her doorstep until she realised it was a ginger tom coated in concrete and rushed him to the vet.
A 300-metre-long Cornish bus lane has been scrapped just 21 days after it opened after it trebled journey times for frustrated drivers.
A woman who followed a Facebook ‘life hack’ for a sideways take on cheese on toast ended up destroying her toaster and having to be rescued by the fire brigade.
A small village in Austria is at the centre of a satnav bug that tells drivers who want to avoid traffic delays to take a detour through it.
Two suspected car thieves found a youngster in the back seat of the car but calmly dropped him off at school before dumping the vehicle.