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Putin Press Conference

Vladimir Putin talks to very obedient reporters outside Moscow.

No questions please. Class dismissed.

written by John Cavanagh, 04 March 2014
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Gillard's Flood Fix

Autralian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, introduces a new flood levy to pay for the National Broadband Network.

Faster downpours assured for eastern Australia.

Popularity soars.

written by John Cavanagh, 31 January 2011
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Juan Williams to star in remake of The Godfather Part II

News analyst, Juan Williams, has been offered the role of Fredo Corleone in the remake of 'The Godfather Part II'.

NPR chief, Vivian Schiller, said: "I know it was you Juan, you broke my heart."

written by John Cavanagh, 23 October 2010
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Ireland: Danger Averted

Ireland's broken economy has seen the worst.

Policy makers announced they will fix the problems with a carbon tax, a national broadband network and a very fast train between Dublin and Cork.

written by John Cavanagh, 01 October 2010
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Ben Bernanke at UFC 121

Bernanke: "I'm prepared to provide additional accommodation if necessary - whatever it takes. If it means putting a ground and pound attack on Brock Lesnar, hey, I'll do that too. He's got my belt."

written by John Cavanagh, 22 September 2010
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Alan Greenspan has Jim Carrey Moment

Former Federal Reserve head, Alan Greenspan, said that, surprisingly, stimulus spending had not worked to power a recovery.

He then suggested the government should raise taxes.

Dumb & Dumber

written by John Cavanagh, 16 September 2010
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National Australia Bank bid blocked again

ACCC head, Graeme Samuel, has blocked NAB's bid for AXA AP for a second time.

Samuel said: "It is important that people focus upon me rather than irrelevant dealings in a supposedly free market."

written by John Cavanagh, 10 September 2010
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Display of Independence at the BBC

Mark Thompson, boss of the fiercely independent BBC, summoned into an emergency meeting at 10 Downing Street.

written by John Cavanagh, 06 September 2010

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