Ian Botham, Graeme Swann call England performance an embarrassment
Ian Botham, Graeme Swann call England performance an embarrassment

Angry and sad at the way England have been outplayed in the ongoing ODI series against India, former captain Ian Botham and retired spinner Graeme Swann said the performance of the side led by Alastair Cook is nothing short of an "embarrassment".

Floyd Mayweather Jr defends Justin Bieber over racist joke scandal

Floyd Mayweather Jr defended Justin Bieber for the racist `n` word joke that he had cracked as a young teen.

Brazilian minister says imperial history will help England in Manaus

Brazil`s sports minister couldn`t resist making a playful joke at England`s expense on Tuesday regarding the weather in Manaus, where the Three Lions begin their World Cup campaign in what is set to be stifling heat.

Crack a joke and stay cool: Surviving Venezuela`s queues

Rumour has it there`s a fresh delivery of milk inside, so there is expectant chatter among the Venezuelan housewives, pensioners and teenagers lining up in the hundreds at the Bicentenario store.

Chuck Hagel apologises to NRI professor for Taliban joke

The US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has apologised to an Indian American professor for jokingly asking him if he was a member of the Taliban during a university event in Nebraska early this week.

Murray`s former mentor brands Wimbledon seedings as `100 percent joke`

British tennis star Andy Murray`s former coach has branded the Wimbledon seedings as a `100 per cent` joke.

Mamata`s federal front call a joke, says CPI-M

The CPI-M dubbed Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee`s call for a federal front a "joke" and said her asking non-Congress and non-BJP regional parties to form a front for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls would be a damp squib.

Silvio Berlusconi apologises for sex joke on Italian woman

The former Prime Minister asked the woman at a corporate event how many times she enjoyed sex.

Berlusconi under fire for crude joke about Merkel

The Italian Prime Minister, 74, is accused of insulting his fellow European leader during a conversation with a newspaper editor.

Kim Kardashian`s brother brands her engagement a `joke`

Kim`s brother Rob has expressed doubt over his recently engaged sister`s plans to marry Kris Humphries, saying that it seemed like a "joke" to him.

2G scam: PAC has become a joke, says BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed the ruling Congress and other parties for making a `joke` of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), a day after the meeting on its report on 2G spectrum scam turned ugly.

PM`s remarks on Shah biggest joke of 2011: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister
Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Prime
Minister Manmohan Singh saying his remark on Amit Shah was the
"biggest joke of 2011".

Talaq joke during chat may cost youth marriage

A Talaq joke to his wife
on the internet may cost an e-savvy youth his marriage.

Putin, Berlusconi share joke about remaining in power till 120

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir
Putin and his Italian counterpart Silvio Berlusconi cracked
jokes about clinging to power till they turn 120.

In power to 120 years old: Putin, Berlusconi joke at summit

The Russian PM has for years had good relations with his Italian counterpart.

Hike in petroleum prices a cruel joke with common man: Mulayam

Terming the hike in prices of
petroleum products as a "cruel joke" with common people,
Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday demanded an
immediate withdrawal of the decision.

MLA`s pro-drug peddler remark was a joke, says Goa BJP

Over a month after a BJP senior
legislator demanded Goa Government?s intervention to release a
drug peddler, the party?s state unit today said the MLA was
"joking".

Patel not offended by Prince Philip`s `Patel crack`

Atul Patel, the Indian-origin head of a leading British housing association, has laughed off a joke about his surname cracked by the gaffe-prone husband of the British monarch.

Prince Philip `in trouble for cracking joke about Indian name`

Britain`s Prince Philip`s has
got into a controversy again -- this time, for cracking a joke
about the Indian surname Patel, a media report said on Tuesday.

14-yr sentence for SMS joke on Zardari: The Asian Age

It would seem that in Pakistan there is nothing you need to watch out for more than making a joke about President Asif Ali Zardari by SMS.