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Army apologises for sacking soldiers via Moonpig

MoD forced to apologise - also via MoonpigThe Army has apologised after 38 soldiers learned they were losing their jobs after receiving a personalised e-card from Moonpig.com. Worse still, an attempt at humour saw a number of sacked soldiers receive cards showing someone waving two fingers at them.

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Posted: Feb 15th, 2011
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Big Society success as community choir takes control of policing

‘The Big Society is about giving control of public services back to community groups and charities,’ said Mr Cameron. What these local activists lack in experience, funding, training and competence they more than make up for with enthusiasm and their own gardening tools.’

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Posted: Feb 14th, 2011
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Scotland to gift two ‘NEDS’ to China in return for pandas

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond today signed an historic agreement to send two giant Scottish neds (non-educated delinquents) to the People’s Republic of China.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2011
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Network Rail announces new high-speed fares

Network Rail, which owns all of Britain’s rail infrastructure, has welcomed plans to accelerate rail fares to speeds equivalent to 600mph.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2010
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Daleks lose Incapacity Benefit

Davros, leader of the Daleks, has reacted angrily to news that he and his creations will no longer be eligible for incapacity benefit.

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Posted: Nov 26th, 2010
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