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North Korea launches ‘first missile back at school day’

North Korea launches ‘first missile back at school day’

North Korean supremo Kim Jong-un has joined in with National Take a Photo of Your Child at the Front Door Day by posting photos of his favourite missiles standing outside their launch sites. In an exclusive interview with The Ulster Fry, the normally secretive leader explained that he just wanted to show a softer side to

World to get “glimpse of life in Tyrone” during solar eclipse, reveals NASA

As the western world prepares for its first total solar eclipse in almost a century, scientists have revealed that the spectacle will offer a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ for people across the globe to experience what life is like in County Tyrone. “For the first time in the modern era people in the US

“The DUP ate my hamster”, claims family man

The DUP’s image in the UK was further tarnished today, after party leader Arlene Foster was accused of eating a family’s pet hamster amid ongoing talks with the Conservative Party. “She landed to our house the other day slabbering that she was ‘top dog now’ and demanding that us ‘peasants’ make her tea and biscuits!” alleged 38 year old Peterborough

10 things you never knew about Northern Ireland: a guide for English folk

With all the political shenanigans at Westminster, loads of English people are suddenly interested in the goings-on in Northern Ireland. We’ve put together this handy primer to help them understand this complex place…. 1. Northern Ireland has a population of 18 million, divided into Protestants, Catholics and Others. Protestants want Northern Ireland to be part of Scotland

“Barra Best’s face appeared on my toast,” claims local woman

A Ballymena housewife has claimed that the face of cherubic weather forecaster Barra Best SENSATIONALLY appeared on her slice of toast, leading to fears that he may be some kind of Messiah 42-year-old Semolina Pudding contacted The Ulster Fry shortly after her breakfast this morning, and revealed her SHOCKING story. “I was making breakfast for the children

Pope Francis and President Trump review Norn Iron’s top tourist attractions

The Pope and President Trump hit it off so well during their meeting last week that they decided to go on holidays together – right here in Northern Ireland! The powerful pair also agreed to review some of our best known visitor destinations, exclusively for The Ulster Fry. We think it’s fair to say that their faces

First Irish satellite “will get you all the channels for nathin”, says dodgy astronomer in pub

The first Irish satellite will be able to get you “Sky movies, sports, the lat” claims a slightly dodgy looking scientist we met whilst doing undercover investigations in the pub yesterday. According to official statements, the EIRSAT1 is being developed jointly by Queen’s University Belfast and University College Dublin, but our source tells us that a

North Kilrea placed on high alert amid fears of Korea mix-up

The ruling council of North Kilrea has raised the region’s security status to ‘Def-Con-Wan hi’ amid fears that US President Donald Trump may be preparing for military action in the area. “We’re taking the threat very seriously ,” the President of the local Sheepdog Society, Jim-Young-Wan told us, “The citizens of the Democratic People’s Republic of North Kilrea will