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ComparetheMiliband.web gets Ed elected

Funny story: ComparetheMiliband.web gets Ed elected

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman yesterday revealed the strategy which Labour used during their leadership race "We knew that Balls, Abbott and Bunham had no chance - and they weren't posh enough either - so we wanted to focus the membership on...

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Glasgow Council anger at Scotland's Commonwealth Games snub

Funny story: Glasgow Council anger at Scotland's Commonwealth Games snub

Glasgow Lord Provost Robert Winter last night expressed surprise and disappointment at the news that Scotland's team managers for the Delhi Commonwealth Games would not subject their athletes to squalid, dirty and sub-standard conditions in the Athle...

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Brown angry at companies for pinching best slogans

Funny story: Brown angry at companies for pinching best slogans

Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday launched a stinging attack on some of the best known international companies, when he revealed that the Government has still not been able to come up with a catchy slogan despite being in power for over 10 years...

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Church is to blame for debt misery, says Darling

Funny story: Church is to blame for debt misery, says Darling

With Adams, Whittard, Woolworths, Zavvi and MFI all having filed for administration in recent weeks, financial analysts are predicting many more well-known names could go to the wall in coming months as the amount of money being spent in Britain's r...

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Church condemn nursery rhyme as "evil"

Last week, the "Hokey Cokey" was targeted by the Catholic Church in Scotland as a 'faith hate' song - but now another rhyme widely taught to children in the English-speaking world has come under fire from a Church leader. Cardinal Keith O'Brie...

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Brown reveals Capitalism revival plan - throwing stuff, TV roulette and phone-in votes

Funny story: Brown reveals Capitalism revival plan - throwing stuff, TV roulette and phone-in votes

Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday gave a surprisingly upbeat view of how the economy will improve over the coming year. Speaking at the December Number 10 news conference, he invited journalists to throw their shoes at him: "Give it your...

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Banks latest scam - Madoff revealed as poor OAP in Scunthorpe

Funny story: Banks latest scam - Madoff revealed as poor OAP in Scunthorpe

In a bizarre twist last night, the latest revelations that the banks were duped by a multi-billionaire American fraudster have themselves been revealed as a fraudulent scam. Global financial institutions claim to have lost billions on a pyramid inve...

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UK Government lose all economic data on the 6.30 from Kings Cross to Aberdeen

In the last 2 years, there have been several embarrassing news stories describing how sensitive Government data has been "lost" - everything from people's medical records to names of MI5 agents have been copied on to CDs or memory sticks which have...

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Strictly crisis - Government acts

Funny story: Strictly crisis - Government acts

As news broke today of the growing crisis within the Strictly Come Dancing industry, Prime Minister Gordon Brown was forced to make an emergency press statement in an attempt to calm the markets. People's favourite John Seargant made a shock annou...

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Large Hadron Collider to save world if it doesn't destroy it

Funny story: Large Hadron Collider to save world if it doesn't destroy it

Scientists in Cern (Switzerland) have said that the Large Hadron Collider - LHC for short - may take at least 6 months to repair after it blew a gasket in October. However they are fully committed to restarting the experiments, which are hoped to re...

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HBOS consider telethon appeal

Funny story: HBOS consider telethon appeal

As shareholders consider whether to accept the Lloyds TSB offer, the HBOS board are said to be considering a "plan B" for raising capital if the offer is turned down - namely a "Children in Need" type of telethon appeal A spokesman explained - "...

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Hubble Telescope predicts Lottery numbers

Funny story: Hubble Telescope predicts Lottery numbers

Scientists who have spent the last 20 years looking further and further out into space in order to understand what happened billions of years ago, have announced a stunning new discovery. By turning the Hubble Telescope round a bit, astonished b...

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British economy is based on only £79, says Darling

Funny story: British economy is based on only £79, says Darling

As the top economic brains in the country try to put the crippled banking system back together again, the Chancellor has said that they are making good progress, using a state- of-the-art computer software model. A bewildered Alastair Darling sa...

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Most Haunted team to contact dead millionaires for advice

Funny story: Most Haunted team to contact dead millionaires for advice

At a glittering promotional launch last night, screaming TV ghost-hunter Yvette Fielding announced that the next Most Haunted Live event will take place at the London headquarters of the Times. Looking nauseatingly green in front of a night-visi...

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"Are debits different from credits?" Asks Darling

Funny story: "Are debits different from credits?" Asks Darling

In a bizarre off-the-record interview last week, there are signs that Chancellor Alastair Darling may not be up to the job of running the British economy. In a casual chat with financial journalists, Mr Darling was asked if he was happy with the...

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Taxes to be abolished for 20 minutes next Friday

Funny story: Taxes to be abolished for 20 minutes next Friday

Britain is gearing up for a mad "Supermarket Sweep" style bonanza next Friday, after the Government announced that all taxes would be abolished for 20 minutes - probably around 5.15 in the afternoon. Within that short timeframe, anyone being paid...

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Darling asks TV magicians to conjure up money

Funny story: Darling asks TV magicians to conjure up money

A Government committee, set up to identify innovative ways of boosting Britain's faltering economy, has presented its first idea to Chancellor Alastair Darling. Mr Darling unveiled the plan yesterday. Paul Daniels and Derren Brown will be invi...

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