Only 52% of the UK’s 2,838 speed cameras are actually switched on.
Attempts to access pornographic websites from computers inside Parliament have fallen by two thirds in the past four years. It’s now only 113.208 attempts a year.
The inhabitants of a village in Devon, angered by slow broadband speeds, have burned an effigy of a BT Openreach van.
You can test soil quality by burying your underpants and digging them up two months later. In good soil, they’ll be eaten by microbes; in poor soil, untouched.
The perceived dividing line between North and South in the UK is advancing southwards by one-third of a mile a year.
The world’s most expensive whisky, supposedly made in 1878 and selling for £7,600 a dram, turns out to be a fake made no earlier than 1970.