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Olympic blow: torch bearer identified as Mrs Thatcher's 'old flame'

Funny story: Olympic blow: torch bearer identified as Mrs Thatcher's 'old flame'

Barking, Isle of Dogs - A gnarly old geezer aged circa 89 who toted the Olympic Torch through Barking High Street today has been outed as an ex-lover of Mrs Thatcher. Their 1950s tryst was the stuff of legend, spawning Mitt Romney and other wannab...

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Olympic Torch lights Indiana on fire, Wal-Mart to blame

Funny story: Olympic Torch lights Indiana on fire, Wal-Mart to blame

St. Louis (SAPP) - The 2012 Olympics in London will be getting no help from the U.S.A. this year. Drought, heatwave, and burn bans have crippled the effort to send the Olympic Flame through the Midwest this year. But this may soon change. "This to...

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The day the Olympic Torch came to town

Funny story: The day the Olympic Torch came to town

The Olympic Torch came to my town today. It came at ten on a Sunday morning. This is better than two towns over, where it arrived at five in the morning. I went along as it's a free family event, and as I knew one of the runners, it would be a little churlish not to participate in this 'once in a lifetime' event that has been taking place for weeks and is now so banal even the BBC have stopped tal...

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D L Misty On The Olympic Torch

Funny story: D L Misty On The Olympic Torch

If there's one thing I can't stand it's the Olympics. Another thing I can't stand is all this talk about the weather. You know, 'Oh how terrible the weather is, you wouldn't think it was June', that kind of talk. The other week I was in a shop buying some picture hooks when I heard the woman behind the counter saying 'isn't the weather dreadful? You wouldn't know it was June'. Apart from the fact...

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Fears for Olympic Torch's Regent's Canal barge trip as Camden Mayor 'tips the scales at around 35 stone'

Funny story: Fears for Olympic Torch's Regent's Canal barge trip as Camden Mayor 'tips the scales at around 35 stone'

London - The latest leg of the Olympic Torch relay is looking doomed amid elf n safety fears for its Regent's Canal lap of honour. The grossly obese Mayor of Camden insists on accompanying the Games totem despite predictions 'she'll sink the barge...

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Scouts burn down forest with Olympic Torch

Funny story: Scouts burn down forest with Olympic Torch

Scouts from the 3.17th Fylde Troop near Blackpool were given the honour of passing the torch through Lytham St Annes, a stretch of thirty miles that took it through the historic Halfbaked Woods. Each of the thirty strong team of scouts carried the...

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First details of Olympic route Torch bearers announced

Funny story: First details of Olympic route Torch bearers announced

The first details of the route the Olympic torch will take, together with the torch-bearers carrying it, have been announced by the organising committee. It kicks off in Tottenham, pretty much like the riots, with Kevin Innit running through the s...

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Preparations Underway For Journey Of Olympic Flame

Funny story: Preparations Underway For Journey Of Olympic Flame

Preparations are now underway to ensure the safe journey of the Olympic Flame from the ancient Greek site of Olympia to the Olympic Stadium in London, for the 2012 Olympic Games. 'Many people wonder how the Flame can travel all that way without mi...

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Olympic Torch to be carried through the streets of Middlesbrough, North East England on its way to London

Funny story: Olympic Torch to be carried through the streets of Middlesbrough, North East England on its way to London

Most residents of Middlesbrough, England, were ecstatic when they heard that the Olympic Torch will be carried through their town en route to London for the opening of the 2012 Olympic Games. The 'handing over' of the torch will take place at The...

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Olympic Torch Embarrasses Cameron

Funny story: Olympic Torch Embarrasses Cameron

David Cameron was left red faced, at prime minister's question time, by Sunderland Central MP Julie Elliott. Ms Elliott asked why the olympic torch was not coming to Sunderland.To hoots of derision from the opposition, an embarrassed Mr Cameron ad...

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Olympic Torch Route Unveiled

Funny story: Olympic Torch Route Unveiled

The 8,000 mile route along which the Olympic Torch will be carried in the UK before making its way to London 2012 has been unveiled by Lord Coe, chairman of the organising committee. The torch will travel for 70 days through all the major towns a...

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