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TV debates to be settled by ‘head punching contests’ say Broadcasters

all in the name of entertainment for the massesTV broadcasters have decided to ditch the debating format trialed in the 2010 election in which leaders debated policy and outlined pledges and will replace it instead with a series of ‘head punching contests’, confirmed Sue Inglish, Head of Political Programming at the BBC.

The move has been welcomed by the right wing media who have long complained that a lefty liberal elite from north London have been allowed to set the tone for the forthcoming election. Right wing media groups say the election should not be settled by ‘some Islington pinko shirt lifter debating policies about EU membership or immigration’ but by two grown men punching each other in the face until one of them cries.

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Posted: Mar 27th, 2015
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Thatcher bronze statue ‘had soiled knickers’, complains bidder

The man who paid £220,000 for a bronze statue of Margaret Thatcher says he was disappointed to find the figurine did not portray the former PM as a world leader in her prime but was a more recent casting of the former Tory leader during her final days in a residential care home.

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2015
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BBC announce remake of ‘Boys from the Blackstuff’

The BBC are to remake 1980’s television cult classic ‘Boys from the Balckstuff’, according Head of Drama Christopher Aird.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2015
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Food banks ‘too big to fail’ warns think tank

‘These banks are at the heart of the nation’s service industry and have come to represent everything this government stands for,’

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2015
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Kim Jong-Un found hiding in woman’s nostril

Greatest nose-dweller ever. Fact.A woman is said to be recovering well after discovering Kim Jong-Un hiding in her nostril, ending weeks of speculation about the North Korean leader’s whereabouts.

Donna Onions, a 24 year old medical student from Edinburgh, thinks she may have picked up the North Korean dictator while backpacking in East Asia. ‘At first I thought the blockage was just an annoying little blood clot caused by the long flight,’ she said, ‘or maybe a thrombosis caused by a motorcycle accident I had in Penang. But then the doctors took another look and that’s when I got quite a nasty shock.’

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Posted: Oct 13th, 2014
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