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Ref’s vanishing spray is whipped cream, claims Webb

FIFA super-ref Howard Webb has revealed that the new ‘vanishing spray’ he’s been issued with for this year’s World Cup to help make free kicks fairer is indistinguishable from whipped cream, and just as tasty.

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Posted: Jun 14th, 2014
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Health concerns over man who paid full price at Alton Towers

met his Nemesis in the ticket boothA man, whose name has been withheld to spare him public humiliation has been detained for psychiatric reports after arriving unannounced with his wife and two children at Alton Towers and attempting to pay full price for a family ticket.

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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2014
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Cockroach tells of ‘terrifying ordeal’ in restaurant shooting

A cockroach took the stand today to give evidence in the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. The roach told a hushed courtroom how it lay cowering on the floor under a restaurant table while the defendant wielded a loaded gun, before firing a shot that narrowly missed the insect’s body but took off both of its rear legs.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2014
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Amazon pulls pop-up book following Kindle disasters

Popular children’s book ‘Harry The Hippo’s Massive Yawn’ has been withdrawn from sale on download sites following reports that the spectacular pop-up centre-page section, depicting the main character opening his mouth very wide, can cause the screen on some Kindles to shatter.

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Posted: Feb 1st, 2014
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Middle England civil unrest builds as agricultural advisors’ strike hits The Archers

emergency meeting called at the Bull next Friday, if all the crops aren't ruined by rainA strike by agricultural advisers has led to a mountain of unapproved scripts in the offices and corridors of the Radio 4 flagship drama The Archers.

Arthur Heffer, BBC agricultural liaison executive, explained: ‘Without the scrutiny of a qualified agricultural advisor, it would be sheer madness to let a script go into production.’

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Posted: Sep 30th, 2013
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