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Police to remove trousers before giving evidence

‘With practice, a man may be capable of keeping a straight face while lying through his teeth in the witness box, but if he is a knave or a scoundrel then that fact should come to light and there is no more sure a way of telling than by a proper examination of his, or indeed her, under garments.’

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Posted: Sep 19th, 2013
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Opening paragraph just repeats the headline, claims journalist

The opening paragraph of too many news stories just repeats the headline, with one or two extra words added, a journalist claimed today.

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2013
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Apple’s ad team overlooks teen who can strum and whistle at the same time

A clean cut teenage kid who looks good in denim and a crewneck T is taking Apple to court for discrimination having failed to be offered a part in any of their commercials.

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Posted: Jul 19th, 2013
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Parliamentary debates to get Hawkeye

New technology based on the Hawkeye system is being introduced to the House of Commons which will show instantly whether or not insults thrown during debates have hit the target. Observers believe it could have a significant effect on the outcome of parliamentary votes.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2013
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NHS to start publishing surgeons’ golf handicaps

‘The public have the right to know how their surgeon is performing on the fairways and the greens,’ said Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2013
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