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'Silly headline of the day award' goes to

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Cynthia

Cynthia Report 23 Mar 2013 08:02

Chef throws heart into feeding the needy.

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 23 Mar 2013 08:01

MP's to take a close look at Pornography.


LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 23 Mar 2013 05:59

lol ~ a brush with the law?

:-D

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 23 Mar 2013 05:45

Our local paper once had the memorable headline

"Hairdresser attacked - Police comb area for clues"

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 22 Mar 2013 22:54

Not a headline, this was in the classified ads in the local paper ~

"Companion wanted for Time Travelling; bring your own weapons"

:-D

I hope it was the paper having a joke (it wasn't April 1st)

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 22 Mar 2013 22:38

That happened recently at the local spiritualist meeting Ann :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 22:36

Tonight's spiritualist meeting has been cancelled due to unforseen problems by the speaker"

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Mar 2013 22:35

"Dead body found in graveyard"

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 22 Mar 2013 22:29

the DM

"The 22-year-old is seen posing topless from the shoulders up"

Please add your favourite silly headline as and when you spot one :-)