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Funny story: Osbourne uses example of Iggy Pop to defend cuts

Osbourne uses example of Iggy Pop to defend cuts

George Osbourne has used the sad example of punk-rock god Iggy Pop in order to defend massive government cuts in public spending. Pop, a hugely sucessful singer/songwriter fell on hard times in the late noughties due to his irresponsible spending habits and penchant for gambling huges swathes of money on internet bumfights. 'Whilst I'm not the biggest fan of his "music" myself' Osbourne told...

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Funny story: Iceland Rejects Repayment Deal

Iceland Rejects Repayment Deal

Iceland has rejected for a second time a proposal to repay the Netherlands and UK for losses incurred after the collapse of the country's banking system. The result means that the 2 governments are still £3.5 billion out of pocket after already re...

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Funny story: TEA Party furious over compromise

TEA Party furious over compromise

Within moments of a negotiation, between the president, and ranking Republicans, to avoid a government shutdown, the TEA Party went into full, overdrive, mode. According to TEA Party leader, Mr. Greed, party membership is in the process of filing...

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Funny story: Space Capsule Lands on White House Lawn

Space Capsule Lands on White House Lawn

Washington DC: President Obama was informed today that there was a crashed space capsule on the lawn of the White House. Federal officials cannot explain how this object went completely undetected by NORAD until landing and being found by the first d...

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Funny story: Government cuts will "devastate communities"

Government cuts will "devastate communities"

Today protesters from across the UK are gathering together to protest against the government cuts in public services, which they claim will "devastate communities and destroy societies". A group of protesters spoke exclusively to TheSpoof.com.

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Funny story: Global economy "in the red"

Global economy "in the red"

Governments around the world were in shock today when it was announced that the global economy - made up of the imports and exports of all countries on Earth - actually made a loss this year. Despite some individual countries such as China having...

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Funny story: Berkshire-Hathaway Backs G7 Support of the Yen

Berkshire-Hathaway Backs G7 Support of the Yen

Following the declaration of financial support yesterday by G7 countries in the stabilization of the Japanese Yen, and a few celebratory top shelf margaritas to close out their press conference, U.K. and U.S. Finance Ministers were the first to reali...

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Funny story: Isle Of Wight Goldfish Corner Sock Futures - Markets Panic

Isle Of Wight Goldfish Corner Sock Futures - Markets Panic

Markets around the world are panicking after it emerged that a group of speculators had cornered the world's sock futures. Prices of socks dropped like a stone when the FTSE opened this morning after a late flurry of selling in eastern markets. Wa...

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Funny story: First a financial meltdown and now a nuclear meltdown, are the Japanese to blame?

First a financial meltdown and now a nuclear meltdown, are the Japanese to blame?

The world experienced a mega-massive financial meltdown a couple of years back; before that there was a mega-nuclear meltdown somewhere in the Ukraine called Tschernobyl and now history has repeated itself in Japan. There is a slight difference...

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Funny story: "Give us back our Money", says the Banks

"Give us back our Money", says the Banks

Many cash machines in Sydney, Australia, were accidentally overpaying customers this week. So if you take money under these circumstances, what is the correct procedure, legally and morally? For customers of the Commonwealth Bank in Sydney this we...

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Funny story: Libyan Cash Ends UK Money Worry

Libyan Cash Ends UK Money Worry

Chancellor George Osborne has appropriated Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's cash pile in order to reverse the UK Government's proposed spending cuts. In a move calculated to win all party support, the Country's spending revisions have been scrapped...

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Funny story: Gas, Fuel Prices to Double, Triple Overnight?

Gas, Fuel Prices to Double, Triple Overnight?

Colonel Gaddafi of Libya is still trying hard to stay in office as leader of his country and says that if he is killed, he will take everything with him that he can. He also told a reporter for Al-Jazeera television that he will go down as a mart...

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Funny story: Fears For Facebook UK Day Of Rage

Fears For Facebook UK Day Of Rage

Fears rose tonight in the UK that a "Day of Rage" similar to that recently seen across the Middle East may be on the cards. Great Britain has felt unrest since the recently ousting of the last labour government; replaced by an un-elected Tory-Libe...

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Funny story: Defence Budget Hole

Defence Budget Hole

Defence Minister Liam Fox explained today that the holes in the Defence Budget due to incorrect procurements would be filled by an all night sitting in the House of Lords. 'For too long we have been paying too much for our procurements and some th...

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Funny story: George Osborne to take Viagra to sort out growth

George Osborne to take Viagra to sort out growth

In a last ditch attempt to salvage the economy, Chancellor George Osborne is set to take Viagra to try and stimulate growth. This announcement comes after it was revealed by Osborne that he "doesn't know what else to do." At the beginning of 20...

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Funny story: Another Obama Slippery Slope: Vail Forced to Shut Down Ski Resort so Michelle & Friends Can Go Tubing!

Another Obama Slippery Slope: Vail Forced to Shut Down Ski Resort so Michelle & Friends Can Go Tubing!

Offering yet another death blow to the American Economy, Michelle Obama's President's Day visit to Vail caused the resort to shut all three of its runs for security, leaving one open for Michelle & Friends to go 'Tubing' down the Bunny Tail witho...

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Funny story: G20 Agreement On Economic Imbalances

G20 Agreement On Economic Imbalances

A major step forward was taken by the G20 in Paris today. The group, which comprises the leading economies in the world, have agreed on a system to detect economic imbalances. The breakthrough was announced by a delighted Brian O'Halloran who,...

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