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Revealed: Google's SECRET London office

Earlier this week, El Reg got its sweaty paws on some exclusive snaps of the new Google outpost in London's Central St Giles building. Our correspondent noted that some staff will relocate to the new pad from the search monolith's current base in Victoria, but wondered just where the rest of the Google drones would end up once …
Lester Haines, 23 Mar 2012
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US tweet deportation: Chilling behind-the-scenes photos

The story earlier this week on the deportation from the US of A of two Brits who ill-advisedly tweeted they were off to "destroy America" left a few readers pretty shaken up at the way the Department of Homeland Security handles potential terrorist threats. Trust us, you don't know the half of it. Today, we publish exclusive …
Lester Haines, 3 Feb 2012
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Our roving reporter snaps Tenerife sex dangle

Our shock report earlier this week into the middle-aged Brit tourist who ended up dangling naked from the stairs of a Tenerife apartment block after a sex-based mishap prompted several readers to admit they were having trouble picturing just what a naked middle-aged Brit tourist dangling from the stairs of a Tenerife apartment …
Lester Haines, 25 Nov 2011
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Southampton hampton vice shocker: Exclusive snap

The eye-watering story last week about the Southampton bloke who got his wedding tackle trapped in a metal ring prompted the usual reader calls for photographic proof of the todger vice ordeal. To recap, the victim of the spam javelin mishap had to be freed by fireman from his ill-advised stiffie enhancer, after Southampton …
Lester Haines, 18 Nov 2011
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Defendant presents Playmobil rendering of court in court

A Maltese woman accused of fraud and breach of copyright for flogging Playmobil dioramas on eBay earned herself a few pints on the El Reg Bootnotes department yesterday by turning up in court with a miniature rendering of her own trial. Vicky Vassallo was dragged before the beak for selling "sets of Playmobil figures built …
Lester Haines, 14 Sep 2011

Apollo 17 Moon landing: Shock revelations

The recent release of Apollo landing sites snaps, captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), was a serious kick in the 'nads for the black helicopter brigade and their tiresome insistence that the good old US of A faked the Moon landings. American astronauts did indeed walk on the lunar surface, and that would seem …
Lester Haines, 9 Sep 2011
The European debt crisis illustrated using Lego figures

JP Morgan has a Playmobil moment

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so we're well and truly flattered that JP Morgan has taken a leaf out of the El Reg Bootnotes book and decided that figurines are the best way to illustrate important news. In this case, it's the European debt crisis rendered in Lego miniatures: The European debt crisis …
Lester Haines, 8 Sep 2011
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Afghan coppers trained with Playmobil

In case you ever wondered just what kind of preparation Afghan police recruits get in order to prepare them to face the Taliban, rest assured they're offered the very latest in high-tech training technology. BrickArms' Toy taliban figure For proof, check out the fourth snap in this slideshow from FOCUS online. Regular readers …
Lester Haines, 22 Aug 2011

Murdoch parliamentary pandemonium: Shock snap

Exclusive We gather there's an isolated tribe of Papuan headhunters who have not yet caught up with the News of the World mobe-tapping outrage, but it's surely just a matter of time before the scandal reaches even the remotest pockets of humanity. Among the 17.4 trillion column inches dedicated to the Biggest Story Ever™, however, no …
Lester Haines, 22 Jul 2011
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Joy Division get the Playmobil treatment

It's Friday, so before heading off to the boozer for the traditional end-of-week "editorial meeting", we at the El Reg Bootnotes department thought we'd sign out by pointing our beloved readers at this entertaining miniature interpretation of Joy Division's Transmission ... Suffice it to say, inspired by this piece of …
Lester Haines, 11 Feb 2011
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Middle-aged sex: The X-rated photo guide

NSFW Our recent sobering piece on middle-aged sex, indicating that after 45 it's downhill all the way between the sheets, prompted some of you to request, nay demand, the traditional El Reg guide. Naturally, we're happy to oblige. Those of you who are already spiralling uncontrollably towards old timerdom will probably greet what …
Lester Haines, 25 Jun 2010
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Cheshire lass, 8, wins Playmobil vid challenge

An eight-year-old Cheshire girl has won Playmobil's "The Next Episode" video challenge, with a rather good interpretation of Alice in Wonderland. With a bit of help from mum and dad, Mia Jones put together this low-budget Brit answer to Tim Burton's recent CGI-heavy adapatation of the Lewis Carroll classic: Mia's mum Sara …
Lester Haines, 30 Apr 2010
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Playmobil throws down animation gauntlet

The El Reg Bootnotes department's toy manufacturer of choice, Playmobil, has agreeably invited fans to pitch their best miniature animation efforts for the chance to secure £500 and a year's supply of the company's products. Playmobil launched the challenge at the Toy Fair in London, having apparently been rather impressed by …
Lester Haines, 27 Jan 2010
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Pig plague alert: Our safe sex guide

NSFW Cosmopolitan's recent advice on how to avoid copping a dose of pig plague while getting your rocks off - specifically by avoiding the missionary position - prompted the Vulture Central Public Health Bureau to compile an equally nifty cut-out-and-keep guide. Yes indeed, you can't be too careful in these high-risk times, and …
Lester Haines, 11 Dec 2009
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You too can become a Taoist Mao Shan master

The shock news earlier this week that a Chinese truck driver had persuaded an 18-year-old aspiring model that he was a Taoist Mao Shan master with the power to grant her catwalk success - providing she indulged in ritual sex - prompted many readers to enquire how they too might achieve the same kind of spiritual enlightenment …
Lester Haines, 5 Nov 2009
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Agincourt: The sensational truth

The news last week that a group of historians had calculated that Henry V's forces at Agincourt weren't actually outnumbered four to one by the French caused a certain amount of dismay here at Vulture Central. Well, we weren't going to take this highly suspect piece of revisionism lying down, and immediately set about re- …
Lester Haines, 2 Nov 2009
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El Reg launches 'Skinny Fit' fashion range

We're delighted to announce today the launch of our "Skinny Fit" range of clothes, seen modelled here by the lovely Filippa for a forthcoming international poster campaign: Our Stick Insect Skinny Fit poster Please note that this image has not been digitally manipulated in any way. Filippa is a healthy and beautiful young …
Lester Haines, 16 Oct 2009
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Playmobil figures feared lost in Great Fire of Guildford

We at El Reg's Playmobil unit fear the worst following a Guildford school's miniature re-enactment of London's hottest historic moment. Pewley Down Year 2 infants were earlier this week treated to a "live demonstration of how quickly the blaze would have spread during the Great Fire of London in 1666". Teacher Rosie Welch …
Lester Haines, 15 Oct 2009

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