No more Weekly World News!

Weekly World News – the paper responsible for headlines like “Heaven photographed by Hubble telescope”, “500ft Jesus appears at U.N.”, “Bat child found in cave”, “Kitten guilty of murder”, and “Abraham Lincoln was a woman!” is set to stop publishing its print edition.

Publisher American Media Inc. said on Tuesday it will stop printing the Weekly World News, which for 28 years gleefully chronicled the exploits of alien babies, animal-human hybrids and dead celebrities.

The company said in a brief statement it would end the print version of the tabloid newspaper next month but would maintain the online version ( at

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Some memoravle WWN cover stories »
My personal favourite: “Osama and Saddam adopt shaved baby ape”.

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Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.

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