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Good evening, welcome to Have I Got News For You. I'm David Mitchell.
In the news this week, in Blackburn, a young man begins to wonder
whether the salesman was being completely honest
when he offered him a test ride on the new 500cc Kawasaki superbike.
TRUMPETER MAKES MOTORBIKE REVVING NOISES
In Blackpool, just days after winning £27 million on the Lottery,
a pensioner hears about the death of his wife.
As Simon Cowell installs extra security after his burglary,
there's concern that the new guard dog needs to sharpen up a bit.
And, in order to disprove vicious rumours that he's a bully,
Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson releases home video footage
of him playing with his child at Christmas.
On Ian's team tonight is a journalist and Newsnight presenter
who says it's about time we had a female chancellor.
That's one drastic cut I'd like to see George Osborne make.
Please welcome Kirsty Wark.
And with Paul tonight is a comedian and co-writer of Outnumbered
and Drop The Dead Donkey who says,
"We make things that we would like to watch."
So do a lot of people, but they call it sexting.
Please welcome Andy Hamilton.
And we start with the bigger stories of the week.
Paul and Andy, take a look at this.
Oh, yes, rather beautiful image
but drastic for the people who live there. Cumbria.
The floodings have been pretty grim.
Cameron, he does look as if he's saying,
"I can make this water go back," doesn't he?
He's about to make a Canute of himself.
There's an awful lot of water in this, so I suspect this
is about the floods in Cumbria and other parts of the country.
Dreadful conditions that people have been putting up with.
I'm not sure it's a good idea to show so much
footage of lots of water to men of our age at the top of the show.
But I think there's been a bit of controversy because
there's meant to be some sort of flood plans that weren't
put into plan about three years ago that might have stopped
-the worst of this?
-They say that even the flood defences
the water came over worked a bit.
Cos if they'd been lower, they would have come over quicker.
So, you'd have been flooded quicker without that.
Which I think was a comfort to a lot of people.
You can put a positive spin on it.
Here's Environment Minister Rory Stewart
explaining how effective some of the defences have been.
So, the main defence here on the Warwick Road is just behind that
group of buildings that we can see.
And that defence, it wasn't breached.
But what's happened is the water's come over the top.
So that defence has worked well.
Didn't naming the storm make us more storm aware?
Cos, apparently, the phrase
"There's a life-threatening storm on the way,"
people just tune that out.
But if you say, "There's a life-threatening storm on the way,
"and, oh, incidentally, it's got a name,"
they're galvanised, but it didn't.
-That's because it was called Desmond.
That's a suburban name.
I mean, Desmond is not a destructive storm, is it?
Desmond is someone who rings your doorbell with
a petition about speed bumps.
You need frightening, terrifying, destructive names,
like Storm Genghis. Or...
You can't have those same jolly weather forecasters being all
cosy and cheerful, saying, "Oh, Desmond's on the way."
It's not scary. You know, you need the bloke who does the cinema ads.
-DEEP GRAVELLY VOICE:
-Off the coast of Cornwall...
In a world where umbrellas are futile.
It gave opportunities for people
who didn't have swimming pools to improvise.
There was a wonderful picture of a lovely old man
swimming in his kitchen.
Yes, indeed, that's 72-year-old Kendal resident Peter Clarkson.
And here he is swimming.
There was a daring rescue at a house in Carlisle.
-Did you read about that?
-Angela Watson told the Guardian:
There were some cows that got rescued.
They got washed away,
-and one was found 20 miles away, I think.
-Off the coast of Brazil.
That's absolutely right, apart from the coast of Brazil bit.
This is Gordon Tweedie's pregnant cow.
You should maybe clarify that he didn't get it pregnant.
I'm shocked that you felt that needed clarifying.
Just the way it came out.
-"Gordon Tweedie's pregnant cow."
-"He's done it again!"
All we know is the cow was pregnant,
-and she was one of 45 of Gordon's cows...
-Having a waterbirth.
I think she's still pregnant, I don't think she's given birth.
She was swept away by a torrent of water with 44 other cows,
and the pregnant cow was found 20 miles away...
That's because they wouldn't let her into the clubhouse
because she was female.
Do you know what happened to Sam and Samantha Thompson's wedding
-That's Cumbria, isn't it?
They were cut off at the reception...
Did the best man bring a rubber ring?
SMATTERING OF APPLAUSE AND LAUGHTER
It's a sensible suggestion, Ian. I don't know why people are so grumpy.
Two main celebrity flood victims were Tim Farron and Steve Coogan.
-Do you know the situation he found himself in?
-In a car with his dog.
-It says here,
Steve Coogan was trapped in a car with a German Shepherd.
So, it could be.
And, yes, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron was trapped in Westmorland.
Some of the floodwaters came up to Tim's chest.
Although elsewhere it was quite deep.
Did you see what the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
did when there were floods in the Chennai region,
when he was photographed by his spin doctors?
-Let's have a look.
Here he is looking through the window at the devastation.
He's looking at his washing machine.
It's an aeroplane!
You make a good point, Kirsty, because the spin doctors
did not consider that image to be clear enough,
so they had a little tinker with it.
That tells the story much better, doesn't it?
The internet was quick to pounce.
And who's been taking all the flak, basically, for this disaster?
It's nature's fault, but who's being...?
-And the Environment Secretary, Liz Truss.
And here she is being grilled by Bill Turnbull this week
on the Government's handling of the floods.
It may not be a huge consolation to people whose homes have been flooded
-when they see newspaper reports, for instance...
-Sorry, I can't hear you
because of the van in the background.
We'll just let that truck go past, with a bit of luck...
Very useful, it's stopping right behind you. Can you hear me now?
Can you hear me now, Miss Truss?
OK, really usefully, lorries crossing a live shot. Can you hear me now?
-I'm sorry, I can't hear you at all.
-Can you hear me now?
I'm going to try talking louder to you, how's that?
Can you still not hear me?
All right. Maybe we'll have to give it up.
I'll try one more time. Liz Truss, Environment Secretary,
can you hear me?
That's a politician who's going to go places, because everywhere she goes
she takes that truck with her.
Liz Truss has been bearing the brunt of a lot of this.
I expect she wishes she was where she was last December.
In December, I'll be in Beijing,
opening up new pork markets.
This is the news that the Government's spending
on flood defences has been far too low,
as indeed have the flood defences.
And do you know who was commended for bravery?
-Was it Brian Blessed?
-It always is.
-It usually is.
There's a story most weeks that Brian's rescued someone.
He's gone and he's sucked up all the water through a straw.
Now he's going up Mount Everest to wee it down onto Asia.
-I'll believe that.
No, it's RTE's Teresa Mannion, who stood in the rain reporting on
the weather in the Republic of Ireland. Let's have a look.
Cannot repeat the advice often enough from the Garda.
Don't make unnecessary journeys.
Don't take risks on treacherous roads.
And don't swim in the sea.
-I love that.
-The floods have also led to a spate of burglaries.
Furious Carlisle resident Michael Johnson said:
He's since been arrested for stealing police tape.
Ian and Kirsty, take a look at this.
AUDIENCE AND KIRSTY GROAN
Yes - boo.
Donald Trump is so dammed attractive.
He's very keen on pictures of himself.
And he's signing it for himself.
He said that all Muslims should be banned.
But he announced it in the third person.
Which is a sure sign of a lunatic.
He said, "Donald J Trump... has announced..."
You thought, "Oh, is that not you, then?"
Distancing yourself from this bigoted idiot.
Yes, you're absolutely right. This is the announcement he made.
Let's have a look at him doing it.
Donald J Trump is calling for a total and complete shut down
of Muslims entering the United States,
until our country's representatives
can figure out what the hell is going on.
Who WOULD be able to get into America under Trump?
He said he's always got on very well with the blacks.
Someone said on the radio,
"Is that the Blacks who are a white couple who live three doors down?"
When he says stuff, it doesn't have to be practical,
it doesn't have to be true... cos he's a liar.
He's a liar and he's a racist.
He's a friend of Piers Morgan...
No, no, no, no, no, no, no. Come on...
Piers Morgan SAID he was.
No, Piers has got no friends, you know that.
Let's look at how his ban would work in practice. It's quite simple actually.
Trump explained what border guards would say faced with travellers trying to enter the country:
And if the answer is yes, they wouldn't be allowed into the country. So...
It's a very workable way... So I think in answer to your question,
who would be allowed into the country under his system, it's...
He's getting the backwash now, even from places like Dubai where he has lots of investments,
they don't want his name attached to it, they're pulling out.
You know, Trump trinkets sold big in the Middle East.
Trump toothpaste, Trump toothbrushes...
-Well, I'm making them up.
You wouldn't want anything to do with him in your mouth!
And how did Britain first get involved in Trump's recent remarks?
He said that London was, er...
-London was a no-go area...
-KIRSTY: For certain police officers.
-Yes, he said...
There are certain places in London police are scared for their lives.
"Not going there."
Yes, he bolsters...
-Are you one of their regular customers?
It's where I get my trainers.
-They still do the ones with the buckles?
He bolsters his argument about excluding Muslims by saying
he didn't want US cities to become like London...
And our very own attention-seeking tousle-haired political funnyman had a response to that.
Who was that, and what did he say?
-It was Boris, he said it was nonsense.
-Yes, he said...
Let's talk about the petition on the Government's website
to ban Trump from Britain on the grounds of hate speech.
It would be a huge mistake, because a bit like Isis, that would be giving him exactly what he wants.
See, that'll play to the myth of him as the outsider, the truth teller.
Yeah, "No-one wants to listen to these very sensible views, they're banning me."
All you've got to do is listen to his views, and then you realise that you DON'T have to listen to them.
-So we should invite him over.
-I'd like him to be host.
ANDY: That'd be perfect.
Am I doing THAT badly?!
He's replied already, he said, "The whole of Britain should be listening.
Wake up...to fascism!
Simple, hate-fuelled solution.
Trump's response to the petition was that, he said...
He also went on to thank the...
Well, case closed, Your Honour!
He has supporters, we should say for balance, other than Katie Hopkins.
According to the Telegraph, he's received support
from Andrew Anglin,
publisher of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer. He said...
He sounds nice.
Surely the pressure from the media will affect Trump most.
Do you know what he said about that?
He once said...
Is that his own ass he's talking about?
I think he's talking about a sexual partner,
but he may be talking about a nice cut of donkey meat.
Just for fun, to lighten the mood,
shall we see some vegan butter that looks like Donald Trump?
Here you go.
What's Trump's other brilliant idea for stopping the influence of Isis?
Building a wall around the Middle East.
This is much more technological.
According to the Independent, he's going to
"turn off the internet,"
because it's being used to radicalise people. He said...
He said he would...
To be honest, I would be 100% behind that.
While Trump is concerned about the spread of Isis in the States,
who's in trouble for promoting Isis-style violence in THIS country?
-Oh, yes, good answer.
-No, not Tyson Fury.
It's Bafta-winning CBBC cartoon OOglies.
-That would have been your next answer, I know.
I know this story, I read this. It's about a soldier in a boiled egg.
-And the soldier has chopped the top of the egg off.
And someone's complained that this is a fake beheading scene.
Let's take a look.
I'm beginning to sympathise!
-I didn't realise we had a BOMB outrage first.
-KIRSTY: I know...
I think it should be banned(!)
So who else has been the subject of a petition this week?
The strangely named Tyson Fury,
who believes that homosexuals are paedophiles,
and that women are better to be in the kitchen.
For a boxer, he's not strangely named, is he? He's named after...
-His dad was a boxer....
-..that well-known wife-beater Mike Tyson.
Don't broadcast that, he might be watching.
He was up for Sports Personality of the Year - was he ever going to
win Sports Personality of the Year? That's the thing.
Over 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the BBC
to remove Tyson Fury from the Sports Personality of the Year shortlist.
It's an unfortunate immediate reaction
to everything you don't like - just ban it.
You could argue against it or point out it's wrong or listen to it or...
But no, just ban it.
Apart from the boiled egg, which I think SHOULD be banned.
Also, if he hadn't come out with all this rubbish,
he did win the world heavyweight championship. He would have been
-in that list.
-You said "rubbish" though.
Other people say "patriarchal gypsy culture."
I'm just testing your liberalism here, Andy.
He is a boxer. I mean, he gets hit in the head for a living.
I'm not sure that the intellectual expectation...
Don't broadcast this, either.
And what did he actually say, Fury?
"Homosexuals and paedophiles, that needs to be sorted before the end of the world..."
So he's put a kind of deadline on it.
And he said, "Women belong in the kitchen or on their backs."
-That makes cooking quite difficult, doesn't it?
-It does, yeah.
Unless you've got one of those low-level ovens, I suppose.
-I mean, she'll have to be up for it, obviously.
Quite a dark remark, isn't it?
Yeah - although he's quite positive about it. You know.
There are only three, he says.
I didn't realise that the devil LIVED here.
-He had a place in Luton, didn't he?
-He's got a few places.
How did Tyson defend his comments?
He said, "I'm a Christian," didn't he?
-"I'm only saying what I've been taught."
-Firstly, he denied
making the comments at all, claiming that a Mail On Sunday journalist,
Oliver Holt, had made them up, then when the recording of the interview
was published online, Tyson claimed that they weren't actually his words
but those from the Bible.
I believe the third of those assertions.
And then he went with the classic defence...
What did Tyson Fury say about fellow Sports Personality of the Year nominee Jessica Ennis-Hill?
Aren't we just giving publicity more to what he said?
Why not just ignore him, go on to the next question?
Might as well.
This is Donald Trump's call to ban all Muslims from entering America.
That's his view of immigrants.
Honestly. They COMB OVER here...
Donald Trump is now insisting that Muslims should not be allowed
to come in to the country and take the work of ordinary Americans
who are perfectly capable of going on their own gun rampages.
This week, an apparent terrorist attack on the London Underground
gave rise to the hashtag...
Perhaps not what the attacker wanted to hear.
Though, on the plus side, it would qualify him
to get into Donald Trump's America.
And so to round two - the one-armed bandit of news!
Fingers on buzzers, teams, here's the first one.
The Mona Lisa, one of the most famous portraits ever painted.
Er, there's an expert and he thinks that, underneath, there's
a painting of somebody else, er, selling kebabs in the, er,
Hornsey High Road in 1452.
-They also found some numbers...
-..for colouring purposes.
The thing is that people used to think that the Mona Lisa was
a picture of someone called Lisa Gherardini,
but now, they reckon the one underneath is of her,
which means the one on top, the famous one,
has to be of someone else, cos they're different people.
-Let's have a look at the Lisa underneath the Mona.
-You can see...
-KIRSTY: The eyes are similar.
-ANDY: The perspective looks a bit out on that one.
-Yes, she does.
-Her head's a bit weird.
I mean, far be it from me to criticise Leonardo da Vinci!
-Hang on, that can't be under the Mona Lisa painting.
-KIRSTY: That's what they think.
-Oh, an artist impression(?)
-KIRSTY: Yeah, well, I don't...
-I think that's...
According to the Sun...
To be honest, I get all of my art analysis from the Sun.
A French scientist Pascal Cotte found the secret woman.
What else did Pascal find under the picture?
These coloured stars, they're not Leonardo's, are they?
Round the side.
According to Mr Cotte, he also found...
Who wants to see a Mona Lisa mask that you can buy your loved ones for Christmas?
Not for me.
If you cut the hair off, it also works as a David Cameron mask.
In other picture news, what was Adolf Hitler accidentally helping to sell this week?
-No, it's not bowling alleys.
Inadvertently selling, did you say?
He's dead, so he can't really...
-So you think.
-Is it the Republican Party?
Either that or sharing a cheeseburger with Elvis somewhere!
I don't mean to be rude about Elvis. Elvis would not like Hitler.
They wouldn't get on.
It's women's bras.
As opposed to men's bras.
Clothing firm Simply Be was forced to apologise after this appeared on their website.
It takes a while to get round to him but he's there in the end.
Some of the men still haven't seen him yet.
It's a real bargain, the Mein Kampf bra.
For a fiver, that isn't bad at all.
It's not shaped like a bra.
It's got plenty of Lebensraum.
They all seem very nice healthy girls.
Especially the one with the moustache.
Fingers on buzzers, teams.
-ANDY: Is that Taylor Swift?
-Are these dressing room demands?
Not heard this story?
This is the news that science has shown that certain foods
taste better with certain types of music.
Are these, er, "music foodologists"?
This is Professor Charles Spence of the University of Oxford!
-Oh, OK, all right!
-He's back out, is he?
-Hello, Charlie, you all right?
-Another new identity.
He discovered that music can affect the enjoyment of food.
And how did he conduct his research? Do you know?
-He ate a lot?
-He gave people food
while playing different bits of music to them.
-You could be a professor!
Based on Professor Spence's research, which type of food
-do you think the following songs improved the taste of?
So let's start with Queen's We Will Rock You.
Sorry, I didn't know I was going to say that.
-It's like a genre. Think genres of food rather than...
Curries. Indian food. They found that listening to rock music...
You can tell this is scientific.
They found that listening to rock music made curries 4% spicier.
Nina Simone's Feeling Good?
And, finally, Taylor Swift's Blank Space?
ANDY: Whatever's on that plate. KIRSTY: Fajitas!
ANDY: Whatever that is.
-Um, Chinese food. I think that's noodles.
Yeah, it gives you a better tasting Chinese
and, when you spill a bit of soy sauce,
you can just Shake It Off, Shake It Off.
I've no idea what that means!
May... May you enjoy it.
The report recommends...
Which actually I think I once ate in a Glasgow curry house.
According to Professor Spence, Justin Bieber tracks...
Along with drinking water, breathing air and any other means of sustaining life.
Finally, what unusual ingredient is being added to cocktails
to make the most poignant and personal Christmas gift imaginable?
-What is it?
-A London-based cocktail bar is hosting...
I hate myself for asking this, but why do you have to pasteurise
-You could have conjunctivitis.
It's not as romantic, is it, when the tears are diseased?
This is the news that certain types of music
go with certain types of food. According to the research...
Yes, but only because they're in a hurry to get out.
Fingers on buzzers, teams, here's the next one.
-Looks like Shakespeare.
-ANDY: Shakespeare stole a theatre.
-Basically. That story...
-Is that why he's got a bag of swag over his shoulder?
-Wearing a black-and-white striped shirt, like all burglars?
-Elizabethan burglars in particular.
-Yeah, yeah, yeah.
Rough justice. Go on, then.
-Thank you, Ian!
Shakespeare and his mate Garrick, um, they fell out with the landlord...
-No, no, Garrick's a bit later.
-Who was it?
-Kempe? Kempe the Clown?
-Burbage, that was it!
Yeah, not Garrick, Andy! For God's sake!
-You might as well say Tom Cruise!
-Him and his mate Benedict Cumberbatch...
KIRSTY: Posh boys! ANDY: Um, sorry...
They fell out with the landlord and they decided to nick the theatre.
They released the archive of the court records, is it?
Yes, according to 17th-century papers that have
-just been released...
It's an enquiry by Sir John of Chilcot.
Yes, this is for a new exhibition on the bard.
Shakespeare and a band of actors did...
Very drastic way of transferring a play to the West End.
Yeah, they took the theatre apart and moved it across the river
to build a new theatre, the Globe.
And what other salacious Shakespeare scandal was revealed last week
thanks to the diary of a contemporary?
Apparently, Shakespeare entertained groupies,
although not necessarily his own.
According to Elizabethan law student John Manningham, Shakespeare...
The lady suggested he come to visit her and...
When Burbage arrived later, Shakespeare was already there
and had a servant bring down a note saying...
Bet someone got the hump.
Thank you very much.
Talking of making things disappear, though,
-do you want to see an orang-utan enjoying some close-up magic?
KIRSTY: I love that!
This is an old court paper that suggests William Shakespeare
was involved in the theft of a whole theatre.
It was pretty easy to reassemble the Elizabethan theatre, which
was much like an IKEA flat pack, with every piece carefully labelled.
It even inspired Shakespeare's most famous line, as he looked
round for the next piece of wood that would slot into section 2A.
No! KIRSTY GROANS
According to the Mail...
The only excuse for it is that he didn't actually say the punchline.
That's the only excuse for that gag.
Some people are still doing the admin on it.
Some people are still trying to find Hitler in those four pictures.
According to the Mail...
Though there were a number of suspicious offshore transactions to Prospero's Island.
Time now for the odd one out round. Just one between you this week.
Your four are...
President Xi Jinping, wrestler Joey Ryan, Father Christmas,
-and Ainsley Harriott.
They've all bought sections of British industry.
Except three of them(!)
KIRSTY: They're all pretending to be people.
So Ainsley Harriott, of course, was stupidly put in place of Lenny Henry.
-By an ITV reporter.
That's not the right answer.
-For the wrong person?
They've done it three times.
They thought Santa was the leader of the Labour Party.
-It's about mistaken news reports.
-The level of charity
-you have to give us is more or less the answer.
OK, they've all been the subject of mistakes in news reports this week.
-The Chinese Prime Minister?
-The guy in the trunks?
-He's the only one left!
We got it! Well done!
-There's only one left!
I didn't think you'd get that, but well done, yes!
They've all been the subject of mistakes in news reports this week,
apart from wrestler Joey Ryan, who definitely did
what the press reported he'd done.
-OK, you haven't got film of that?
-Sounds pretty unbelievable.
-We do have film of it.
-A long night out there.
Let's have a look.
That's the best production of King Lear I've ever seen.
Too late to put him in for Sports Personality of the Year?
The resignation of Chinese president Xi Jinping was mistakenly reported
due to a typo this week.
The Chinese language is notoriously hard to navigate.
For instance, whenever George Osborne should be saying,
"Your human rights record stinks,"
it comes out as, "Would you like to buy our country?"
ITV News were forced to apologise after using footage of TV chef
Ainsley Harriott in a news report about Lenny Henry
receiving his knighthood.
Easy to make a mistake like that when you're not paying any attention.
So Lenny Henry's investiture by the Queen at Windsor went without
a hitch, apart from one moment when they could just hear the muffled
sound of Prince Philip shouting, "Why have you locked me in this cupboard?"
Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten apologised this week
for accidentally announcing the death of Father Christmas.
They blamed the blunder on...
Well, Santa will be furious.
There'll be no presents for them this year.
It's like the little boy who writes to Santa and he says,
"We had a burglary last week and our presents were taken away
"and I just wonder, Santa, if you could send us £15
"we'd be able to buy something." And the boys at the Post Office
see this letter addressed to Santa and they have a bit of a whip round,
and get about £12 and bung it in the envelope and send it back.
A week later, they get a little note from the boy saying
"Dear Santa, thank you so much for sending the £12.
"I did ask for 15 but I expect those bastards at the Post Office nicked the rest of it."
There was another Christmas-related error this week.
This is a homeowner who decorated their house with fake snow
on their upstairs window to read "Let it snow."
Unfortunately, when viewed from the front it reads simply
Punctuation is so important!
And finally, the BBC also had to make an apology this week
due to a problem during Match of the Day. Anyone hear about this?
They put football on?
I'll tell you what happened. They had to apologise
to former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis
after a subtitler mistakenly linked him with an Islamist militant group.
When Ellis was spotted in the crowd at Goodison Park,
the Match of the Day commentator said...
Somehow these words were misinterpreted by the subtitler to read...
Time now for the missing words round, which this week features
as its guest publication British Kebab,
the magazine of the British kebab industry.
You're never quite sure what's in it.
And we start with...
-It's got to be.
It's actually Mr Bud Weisser.
A man named Bud Weisser...
And his friend Mr Carl Sberg.
This happened at the Budweiser brewery in Missouri.
Appropriately, Bud Weisser is now behind bars.
Was this a big scandal story,
was it the winner of best kebab outside of London
was actually inside London?
The answer is the winner of best kebab outside London was...
At the same ceremony, Ali Dirik, winner of the prestigious
chef of the year award, gave a moving acceptance speech
which went as follows.
Careful. As a kebab chef, you should know
what goes around comes around.
"Are your goldfish sabotaging your country?" says Donald Trump.
-Sabotaging your sex life.
-Yes. Sex life.
A bit revealing, though, Kirsty weighed in quite so fast.
What's going on in that house?
Something you want to unburden yourself with?
Come on, Kirsty, answer the question!
The answer is...
This is from British Kebab,
and let's face it, Boris knows all about making rash decisions
late at night that you'll regret in the morning.
-It's her arm.
It's a sacrifice she made early on in the fashion industry
because you look better if you just do this.
I have done a certain amount of modelling.
It's actually the riddle of Posh's missing right arm.
There she is.
That's going to be a bit sultry if you go out at nine o'clock, Ian,
-if you keep doing that.
-Oh, right, I won't smile then.
There is a simple explanation for all these pictures.
She's hiding a pie.
All contenders for Sports Personality of the Year.
This year's must-have action figures.
I'll give you a clue - it's a kebab one.
-Are frequent visitors to the kebab restaurant in Highbury.
-You are so close, Paul.
This is from British Kebab.
The cast of Eastenders are regulars at the kebab shop,
though they all say the same thing when they're offered salad.
"Leave it out!"
Pee upside down?
-You're right about pee.
Pee before he goes and then wait for a couple of months.
Pee into his costume, his suit.
The answer is...
British astronaut Tim Peake heads to the International Space Station
next week. Before he goes he will do this ritual.
According to the Guardian...
Although to be fair he himself was just following a tradition
set by Laika, the Soviet space dog.
So the final scores are Paul and Andy have five points,
Ian and Kirsty have six points.
Before we go, there's just time for the caption competition.
Oh, my God. My varicose veins are killing me!
Never mind, think of a caption.
On which note, we say thank you to our panellists,
Ian Hislop and Kirsty Wark, Paul Merton and Andy Hamilton,
And I'll leave you with news that in Carlisle there are signs
that life is finally returning to normal after one cheery resident
pops out to do some Christmas shopping on the high street.
In Zurich, investigators into the FIFA corruption scandal
fear Sepp Blatter may have evaded the authorities after making use
of an ingenious decoy.
And Nigel Farage proves he's still a force to be reckoned with
after once again being the last man standing at the Ukip Christmas party.