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Funny story: Top Gear 2011, budget cuts announced

Top Gear 2011, budget cuts announced

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will return for a new series of Top Gear in the New Year, but the popular motoring magazine show will be the subject of severe budget cuts. "We will not be replacing the Stig," said show producer Morr...

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Funny story: The Archers down the line

The Archers down the line

Vanessa Whitburn, the editor of The Archers, has complained to BBC bosses that budget cuts mean far too many scenes have to be on the phone. "It's starting to show," she says. By setting a scene with several characters on their mobiles it is p...

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Funny story: Bipartisan Pledge To America

Bipartisan Pledge To America

In a rare show of bipartisan unity, leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties agreed to make the following pledge to the American people: "We pledge not to ask Americans for shared sacrifice in order to eliminate the deficit. Republicans will keep repeating no new taxes, Democrats will refuse to budge on entitlement spending, and neither party will propose cuts in defense. Both parties...

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Funny story: Chapter 19, The Quill Doth Cometh

Chapter 19, The Quill Doth Cometh

#3 was taken at gun point to a dock in the cavern. "Odd," she thought to herself, "Isn't this below sea level." Mark read her thoughts, "Yes it is below sea level my dear, a special lock allows us this docking area." "But for what ?" she gestured at the water, "there's no boat." "Ahhhh, but that's where you're mistaken, it is not just a boat, but a submarine, the likes you've never see...

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Funny story: Local Coucils asked to cut non-essential jobs

Local Coucils asked to cut non-essential jobs

In an effort to cut budgets by a quarter, central government has asked local governments to cut inessential jobs from their payroll. The call comes after Bedlington Council were discovered to be employing cheerleaders to go around local events and...

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Funny story: Education cuts of One Billion

Education cuts of One Billion

The Con-Dems have announced that the education budget will be cut by over one billion pounds from Labour's original budget. This represents a cut of one quarter, or a week's worth of fighting in Afghanistan. Labour's plan of rebuilding or refurbis...

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Funny story: Con-Dems to make savings to save the economy

Con-Dems to make savings to save the economy

George Osborne has been laying out his plan for reducing the six billion Stirling budget deficit in the UK, and it will be a bitter pill to swallow, in part because sugar is to be removed from all oral medication. The standard cuts of not employin...

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Funny story: Olympic Budget Slashed By Coalition

Olympic Budget Slashed By Coalition

After the smiles came the cuts. And none bigger than the cut to the Olympic budget. The new Coalition Government has wasted no time in making cuts to public expenditure. The Olympics were won at a considerable cost to the nation. Now George Osbour...

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