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open France seeks science-fiction writers to help futureproof its military against science-fact 40
open Incognito mode won't stop smut sites sharing your pervy preferences with Facebook, Google and, er, Oracle 111
By Maty
open Japan and Greece collide as Toshiba's storage biz spinoff reborn as Kioxia 5
open It just wasn't meant toupee: Bloke nicked at Barcelona Airport with €30k of blow under wig 31
open Bulb smart meters in England wake up from comas miraculously speaking fluent Welsh 190
open Scientist, war hero and gay icon Alan Turing is new face of the £50 note 117
open Now that's just offal: Heap of pig guts hog road after truck spills load in Kansas City 26
By jake
open 300,000 edgy folk pledge themselves on Facebook to storming supposedly UFO-tastic Area 51 86
open Queen Elizabeth has a soggy bottom: No, the £3.1bn aircraft carrier, what the hell did you think we meant? 172
open Yorkshire bloke's Jolly Roger flag given the heave-ho after council receives one complaint 122
open Florida man pretending to be police pulls over real police, ends badly, claim cops 70
open Blackburn ain't big enough for the both of us: Mr Creamy and Mr Whippy at the centre of new ice-cream war 69
By silks
open Poetic justice: Mum funnels £100 into claw machine to win single Dumbo teddy for her kid 152
open Will that old Vulcan's engines run? Bluebird jet boat team turn to Cold War bomber 143
open What would Jesus tweet? Church of England hands down commandments for Anglicans on social media 87
open Suspected dark-web meth dealers caught by, er, 'using real address' when buying stamps 64
By Criggie
open London Zoo offers a night tour with Ronnie and Reggie 9
By phuzz
open Oh snap! The road's closed. Never mind, Google Maps has a plan... 90
open Bonkers British MPs rant: 5G signals cause cancer 267
open The Eldritch Horror of Date Formatting is visited upon Tesco 171
open It's official. You can get FUCT, US Supremes tell scandalized bureaucrats in rude trademark spat 54
open Bloody vultures! Cheeky Spanish paraglider firm pinched El Reg's mascot 45
open Hot desk hell: Staff spend two weeks a year looking for seats in open-plan offices 120
open whacks export ban on 'grotesque' crab made by famous Brit potter bros 55
open You gotta be kitten me: Pakistan politicos feline silly after filter farce hits purrrfect conference 40
open We asked readers what DXC should be known for... and of course you came up with the goods 41
open Oblivious 'influencers' work on 3.6-roentgen tans in Chernobyl after realising TV show based on real nuclear TITSUP 232
open Bear insistent on playing tonsil tennis with you? Just bite its tongue off 59
open Russian Jesus gives up food to meditate on how he can improve crypto messenger Telegram 58
By ds6
open Heathrow Airport drops £50m on CT scanners to help smooth passage through security checks 42
open Church roofs? Nyet, say Russian scrap thieves, we're taking this bridge 61
open One man went to mow a meadow, hoping Trump would spot giant grass snake under flightpath 130
By Kiwi
open Oh, the massive sky dong? Contrails from 'standard' F-35 training, US Air Force insists 58
open Kenshi: Sandblasted sword-punk D&D where the dungeon master wants everyone dead 36
open Introducing 'freedom gas' – a bit like the 2003 deep-fried potato variety, only even worse for you 283
open Egg on North Face: Wikipedia furious after glamp-wear giant swaps article pics for sneaky ad shots – and even brags about it in a video 79
open Ex-student, 52, suing university for AU$3m after PhD rejection destroyed 'sex drive' 53
By Moosh
open Ikea hopes to spare shoppers the one-way Helvete of its stores with ÅR app overhaul 44
By Mike N
open Let's make laptops from radium. How's that for planned obsolescence? 280
By Criggie
open This is a sett-up! Mum catches badger feasting on contents of freezer 81
open Honey, hive had it with this drone: Couple lived for years with thousands of bees in bedroom wall 64
By quxinot
open Long-distance dildo devotee deploys ding-dong over data deceit 56
open Russian bots are just for rigging US elections? They hit home, too: Kid stripped of crown in TV contest vote-fix scandal 51
open Wine? No, posh noshery in high spirits despite giving away £4,500 bottle of Bordeaux 135
By jake
open Silence of the vans: Uber adds 'Plz STFU, driver' button to app for posh passengers using Black 52
open If you're ever lost on the Moon, Ordnance Survey now has you covered for Apollo 11 anniversary 58
open Talk about a ticket to ride... London rail passengers hear pr0n grunts over PA system 114
By Brentmc
open Freaky photo flingers face fat fines for flagrant phallus flashing fun 33
open Crap band sues crap beer maker: Hair-metal rockers have an Axl to grind over Guns N' Rosé 65
By IceC0ld
open Essex named sexiest British accent followed closely by, um, Glaswegian 192


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