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Funny story:  Comedian takes over Bank of England

Comedian takes over Bank of England

It has been confirmed that a Comedian will replace Tubbs from the League of Gentlemen-lookalike Mervyn King as the Governor of the Bank of England. In a surprise move the Chancellor announced the unknown Comedian as the new head, before adding tha...
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Funny story:  Olly Murs Named As New Bank Of England Governor

Olly Murs Named As New Bank Of England Governor

After months of speculation the identity of the next governor of the Bank of England has been revealed as Olly Murs. George Osborne stunned the city by announcing that Olly Murs, the runner-up in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009, will repl...
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Funny story:  Gnomes of Zurich rattled at new Bank of England Governor appointment

Gnomes of Zurich rattled at new Bank of England Governor appointment

New York - "In central banking stature terms the man's a midget," the CEO of First Moneylaundering Gnomes of Zurich Bank [USA] Inc said today as news of Mark Carney's appointment broke, "probably only got the Canadian job for keeping his mouth shut a...
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Funny story:  EX-Cabinet Minister Sectioned For Asking Questions About Bank Of England!

EX-Cabinet Minister Sectioned For Asking Questions About Bank Of England!

Ex Government Austerity Minister Sir Peregrine Partridge-Greenwelly has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act of 1983. Sir PG will undergo re-training at a psychiatric hospital in West London following a speech he made in Parliament on Thursday...
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Funny story:  Lack of interest in interest rates

Lack of interest in interest rates

The Bank of England is worried about the public's lack of interest in its interest rates. With current rates of interest now at a historic 0.5 per cent low, "people are just not interested," said the Governor. "In fact, the public's level of inter...
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Funny story:  UK Interest Rates Left Unchanged

UK Interest Rates Left Unchanged

The Bank of England has once again left UK interest rates unchanged and announced no expansion to its quantitative easing (QE) programme. Rates have now been held at the current record low for more than three years. "We're just not that bothere...
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Funny story:  Bank of England Governor blames the Queen

Bank of England Governor blames the Queen

London - Last year's royal wedding hexed the economy and plunged the UK into double dip recession 'like wot satirists predicted back in 2008'. Today a new warning by the Bank of England Governor lays blame squarely on the Queen. The octogenaria...
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Funny story:  Bank of England Funds Diverted to Charity

Bank of England Funds Diverted to Charity

Rumours that the Bank of England has taken to the Christmas spirit and donated its entire funds to charity are turning out to be partly true. Robin Hood and his merry men have diverted the Bank's funds to a number of 'good causes' by manipulation...
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Funny story:  Britons Not Pleased with New Note

Britons Not Pleased with New Note

Most Britons were agitated today as they learned that the Bank of England issued a new fifty-pound note. In the height of the worst recession in history the government decided that this would be a great idea to unify Britons and prepare for the 201...
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Funny story:  Fury in Caracas as Hugo Chavez-hired bullion submarine 'sinks' without trace

Fury in Caracas as Hugo Chavez-hired bullion submarine 'sinks' without trace

Caracas - The Venezuelan leader is hopping mad at reports that repatriation of the country's 211.35 tons of gold bullion has got off to an inauspicious start. The overnight 'disappearance' of HMS Iron Pyrites, a refurbished former Royal Navy sub c...
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Funny story:  Bank of England Governor's letter to the Chancellor

Bank of England Governor's letter to the Chancellor

Following the announcement that CPI inflation in the UK in the 12 months to April was 4.5% per cent, the Bank has published a letter from the Governor to the Chancellor, as required by policy. The letter is reproduced below: Bank of England London EC2R 8AH The Rt Hon George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer HM Treasury 1 Horse Guards Road London SW1A 2HQ Dear Chancellor As you w...
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Funny story:  UK Interest Rate Higher Than AV Vote

UK Interest Rate Higher Than AV Vote

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has once again resisted pressure to increase interest rates and so the record low of 0.5%. With all sectors experiencing a slowdown in growth, the MPC decided that it would be counter productive to f...
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Funny story:  TUC joins with the Governor of the Bank of England

TUC joins with the Governor of the Bank of England

In a display of workers solidarity the Governor of the Bank of England told the TUC Conference that they were right to be angry with the Banks over the Financial crisis. However he also said that the working people of the country would still have...
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Funny story:  Bank of England grants licence to print to general public

Bank of England grants licence to print to general public

Bank of England decided to let general public engage in quantitative easing. The decision was made after one of the money printing machines stopped working and all suppliers of spare parts refused to accept sterling as a payment. BoE was not able to...
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Funny story:  £42 Billion Black Hole In Government Funds

£42 Billion Black Hole In Government Funds

It has been today announced that the nation faces a huge deficit in the country's current account. Apparently, spending has exceeded income by £42 billion and we are overdrawn! The Bank of England has written to Prime Minister Gordon Brown to s...
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Funny story:  Interest rates to be random

Interest rates to be random

The Bank of England today revealed it would cease setting interest rates - with the cost of borrowing set at random. Mervyn King, Bank of England top dog, told reporters outside his West London mansion: "In the current economic environment, if int...
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Funny story:  Gordon Brown: Economic Kick Start 'Doomed to Failure'

Gordon Brown: Economic Kick Start 'Doomed to Failure'

Gordon Brown accepted today that his various attempts to kick-start the economy were probably doomed to failure. He said he was convinced the individual ideas were fine, but kick-starting was a really bad name for it. "Kick-starting nearly always...
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Funny story:  Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate by 0.00% to Help Boost Economy

Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate by 0.00% to Help Boost Economy

The Bank of England has cut interest rates once again to help to encourage the economy to recover. The cut of 0.00% is seen as a way of cutting the base rate without it going down to zero and punishing lenders. All previous cuts to the interest r...
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National Institute of Abhorrent Behavior (NIAB) to Study Cable News Anchors

Boston-Dr. Felix Noodlesorter of NAIB received a LooneyToonery grant to study the behavioral traits of those who anchor cable news shows. Prime subject for scrutiny is Wacky Chris Matthews of MSNBC,

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