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Funny story: Inflation "not that bad", claims Osborne

Inflation "not that bad", claims Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne has sensationally claimed that inflation "isn't that bad." These claims were made after figures revealed inflation in the UK would rise sharply in the next year following a statement from the Bank of England. George Os...

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Funny story: Obama's Wet Dreams: Bullet Trains to No Where, Free Electric Recharging Stations: Tax Payers Left Stuck to "Wet Spot"

Obama's Wet Dreams: Bullet Trains to No Where, Free Electric Recharging Stations: Tax Payers Left Stuck to "Wet Spot"

Faster than a speeding bullet, Barry Obama is plunging ahead with schemes that threaten to further plunge the US economy into bankruptcy and bear no resemblance to the reality of the current world economic tsunami! Fast on the heels of his drug in...

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Funny story: US President Barack Obama unveils plans for $7.2 trillion (£4.5 trillion) mega-deficits to bankrupt the USA

US President Barack Obama unveils plans for $7.2 trillion (£4.5 trillion) mega-deficits to bankrupt the USA

Washington DC, USA: US President Barack Obama unveiling plans for $7.2 trillion (£4.5 trillion) of deficit spending over the next decade, will test the bond markets with mega-deficits, whilst making little attempt to control the spiralling costs of...

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Funny story: Finally Some Great Economic News

Finally Some Great Economic News

Everyone agrees that the past couple of years have been a terrible drain on the collective American psyche. At least the collective American psyche that has had to contend with high unemployment rates, low housing prices, a tightening credit market a...

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Funny story: Experts forecast the great British £1 will soon be too expensive to buy

Experts forecast the great British £1 will soon be too expensive to buy

Economy experts are predicting that our £1 will cost at least £5 or more to buy in the next few years. Inflation, taxation and something called costation will over the next few years push up the price of the £1 to well over the £5 mark. A professo...

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Funny story: Obama Outlines His Latest Economic Recovery Plan; Pleases Numismatists The World Over

Obama Outlines His Latest Economic Recovery Plan; Pleases Numismatists The World Over

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Reporters in Washington yesterday were shocked and delighted with President Obama's latest in a previously failed series of economic recovery plans. The President is going to mandate that all states be provided with at least 100,0...

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Funny story: Police Force Issues Cost Saving Guidelines

Police Force Issues Cost Saving Guidelines

As police forces all across the country frantically scramble about to save money, one Scottish force has come up with a novel way of avoiding financially damaging law suits. Police officers in the Lothian and Borders area have been given guidance...

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Funny story: UK to Sell Off Under performing Regions

UK to Sell Off Under performing Regions

LONDON - At a press conference today, the government said that ailing regional councils will be sold. "There are some council regions that are so bad," said Cameron, "that no company would have them." Although nearly 60 of England's 152 city/me...

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Funny story: 1959 vs 2011 Menu Prices

1959 vs 2011 Menu Prices

Out of plain, unguided, vague interest, Dense Inchcock, our ancient, decrepit Spoof Gazette Columis... Clomuni... Colamist... Writer, has been out with his notebook, 1959 Menu from Fred's Cafe, of Grotty End Road Nottingham, pen, and 20p expenses - to check the difference in similar items on the menu, to todays prices. For ease of comparing, the 1959 prices have been converted to the biggest c...

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Funny story: Gold Man Sacks Little Guy

Gold Man Sacks Little Guy

New York: Just while stocks reached record highs in the Great Recession, investigators revealed today they discovered the secret formula of Gold Man Sacks (GMS): 2+2=5. According to investigators, GMS trained its employees to turn two 2s into 5. GM...

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Funny story: George Osborne Does The Weather Forecast

George Osborne Does The Weather Forecast

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne was defiant yesterday in the teeth of Opposition calls for an economic policy U-Turn. Britain's output fell by 0.5% in the last quarter of 2010. Expectant experts had expected a small amount of growth.

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Funny story: Mud Island to close next week

Mud Island to close next week

Mud Island - otherwise known as the UK is to close next week. The Government has decided that this is the only way to actually stop spending money. Chancellor George Objectionable Osborne commented "whatever measures we take are not working. We...

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Funny story: UK Government: Pay Blood Tax Or We Bleed You Dry!

UK Government: Pay Blood Tax Or We Bleed You Dry!

The Tory government today unveiled plans to hit every man woman and child with a compulsory blood tax in order to combat Britain's growing deficit. Ministers agreed yesterday to the government plans, who voted an incredible 94% in favour of the m...

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Funny story: Osborne's Shrink Shock

Osborne's Shrink Shock

The UK economy is shrinking, the stock market is stumbling, the pound is falling and it is nothing to do with Government policies. 'What do expect with winter' complained Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne 'it was so cold nobody went out...

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Funny story: Daily Mail Slams Government!

Daily Mail Slams Government!

Surely nothing could be more shocking to the Tory faithful than seeing the 'Daily Mail' lambasting them for standing aside as Goldman Sachs pay £9.3 million in bonuses to staff whilst slashing their contribution to charities by £110 million. That...

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Funny story: Cost of UK Living Price Forecast

Cost of UK Living Price Forecast

Penny Banks, our Spoof Gazette Financial Correspondent has been looking at the cost of living in the UK - Comparing the actual cost of products in 1951 compared to 2011, and then assessing the difference % between those years, she forecasts what these items will cost (if still available at all) in 2071. With some scary results - especially for the youngsters of today. Let's face it, would th...

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Funny story: Galgar's top tips...or...ways to stretch the shrinking pound

Galgar's top tips...or...ways to stretch the shrinking pound

Most motorists are aware that shutting off the engine when stationary for prolonged periods, in traffic jams or similar situations helps cut fuel consumption as does driving at a constant fifty six mph on motorways or main roads. However, those are not the only ways. Why not try coasting whenever the opportunity arises and you may improve fuel consumption between three and five mpg. Give it a g...

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