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NHS walk-in centres downgraded to crawl-in centres

Crawl-in centres are aimed at low-income working families, the elderly and other socially excluded groups who find it hard to get to an out of town A&E unit. Conveniently situated in vacant high street shops, they are being fitted out with state-of-the-art damp mattresses, mugs of hot-water and a small directory of undertakers and medical negligence claims companies.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2013
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False widow spider ‘ate my dog’

choose your pets wisely, and train them in martial artsDog owners are on high alert in Dartmoor after claims by a local farmer that his border collie was eaten by a giant false widow spider.

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Posted: Nov 6th, 2013
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Gypsies failed to take young Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson’s mother, Charlotte Johnson-Wood, has revealed that she once tried to swap her son for a bunch of clothes pegs with a ‘delightfully festive-looking gypsy’ who knocked at her door at a time when she was short of change.

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Posted: Nov 1st, 2013
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‘Baby on Board’ sticker parents receive World Humanitarian Award

other motorists slowed down and cooed while, obviously, watching the road aheadA Halifax couple who have displayed a Baby on Board sticker in their car for the past five years have been awarded a prestigious World Humanitarian Award for their ‘remarkable contribution to improving the circumstances of mankind’.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2013
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Government’s ‘bubble-suit’ legislation to safeguard children

bubbles need to be blown up out of all proportionIn a leak of new government plans the Daily Mail has revealed that children will be legally required to wear special bubble suits until the age of 18, in a bid to safeguard them at home, at school and in their communities.

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2013
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