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Pompeii crisis ‘nothing to do with me’, says Mount Vesuvius

Shock and aaw! Come on, seriously?Active volcano Mount Vesuvius has insisted that it was not behind the crisis that engulfed Pompeii in AD79, and should not be held accountable for the devastation that took place.

The large cone-shaped projection claims the burying of the Roman city was a result of cataclysmic activity in the earth’s crust and the events that took place would somehow have happened anyway.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2014
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Bacon to become official England World Cup sponsor

Bacon is to become England’s official ‘World Cup Hangover’ sponsor for the 2014 World Cup, beating off stiff competition from other market leaders to land the coveted prize.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2014
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Touré threatens to pull out of World Cup

Ivory Coast midfielder YaYa Touré has threatened to pull out of their World Cup opener against Japan after team officials failed to put a chocolate on the pillow in his hotel room.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2014
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Stoners would share joint with 1D, but not listen to their music

UK stoners have said that they would gladly smoke a joint with Zane and Louis from One Direction, just so long as they don’t have to listen to the new album. Although cannabis use is linked to mental health issues, there is no medical evidence to suggest it could possibly make smokers want to hear a 1D track.

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Posted: Jun 2nd, 2014
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Folkestone refugee camps ‘packed with migrants desperate to leave’

Police moved in to break up the over-stretched refugee camps on the south coast today intent on removing around 800 migrants suspected of trying to flee the country. The migrants, mostly from Romania and Bulgaria say they have made a catastrophic error of judgement and would like to return home.

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Posted: May 30th, 2014
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