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Convertible Day may not occur till May this year

Convertible Day is the one day a year when it is really enjoyable to drive a convertible car with the hood down, and usually occurs in early spring.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2013
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Mothers rewarded for year of dedication with crappy pub lunch

‘The reality will be business as usual, except they will be spending a good chunk of my household budget on buying an overpriced meal in a crowded noisy pub, where I will still be on peacekeeping duty and doing the ordering.’

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2013
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Horse food found in Waitrose luxury muesli

well, the French eat it...Tests carried out by reading the label on a packet of Waitrose luxury muesli have revealed that it contains a large percentage of horse food. As a result, all supermarkets are removing muesli products from their shelves ‘as a precautionary measure’.

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2013
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TV first as ‘last time’ and ‘next time’ fill entire episode

much better than the other advertsTelevision history was made last night when the middle episode of a three-part drama contained no new footage at all, but consisted entirely of a summary of the story from the first episode and some pointers as to what would happen in the last.

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2013
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Eric Pickles condemns motorists for passing speed cameras at 29.9mph

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has denounced the behaviour of a majority of motorists when passing speed cameras as ‘fine dodgers’, saying they have a moral duty to man up, speed up and pay their fair share.

Pickles said that he wanted all motorists to pay £60 every time they passed a camera, helping to reduce the deficit, and that maintaining a speed just below the government-imposed threshold was reprehensible and undemocratic.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2013
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