Shoes Thrown at Sarah Palin

WASILLA - USA - A pair of shoes were thrown at Sarah Palin today at a news conference.

Fed Cuts Rate to ‘Minus 1.5’

NEW YORK - USA - US interest rates were cut to a historic low of -1.5% as America resorted to drastic action in its battle to stave off a crippling recession and deflation.

Camilla Photographed Looking in Mirror

HIGHGROVE - England - Camilla Parker Bowles was a picture of health today as she was photographed admiring herself in the mirror.

Joe the Arsonist Spotted at Sarah Palin’s Church

WASILLA - USA - There were unconfirmed reports today from the local Alaskan media that a man named Joe the Arsonist was spotted just before Sarah Palin's local church went up in flames.

Dubya to Play In World Champion US Dodgeball Team

WASHINGTON DC - USA - President George W Bush has been enrolled to play for the US Dodgeball Masters team in this years competition.

He’s Madoff With My Money

NEW YORK - USA - Wealthy socialites in New York and Florida all want to meet the man who is the toast of the town at the moment, Bernard Madoff.

Britney Spears to Release New Raw Singing Christmas Album

LAS VEGAS - USA - Celebrated songstress, Britney Spears is set to release a new album in time for Christmas that will showcase her raw talent as a singer.

McCain Still Campaigning to be President

ARIZONA - USA - John McCain, the Republican senator, is still campaigning to be president of the United States and his senior aides do not have the heart to tell him about the reality of the situation.

President Bush Welcomed With Customary Iraqi Shoe Greeting

BAGHDAD - Iraq - President Bush, who was visiting Iraq for the last time before he steps down, was in a jubilant mood as the Iraqis greeted him with a special shoe throwing ceremony.

Shock as BBC Joke Does Not Cause Mass Offence

LONDON - England - There was shock across the whole of Britain today when a BBC joke did not cause mass offence and national revulsion, especially amongst Daily Mail readers.