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Anti-immigrant backlash feared as Irish pubs still emigrating in droves

'They're taking over the world, so they are...'Supporters see them as a vital lubricant of the global labour market, while critics say they are diluting other cultures and putting local drinking dens out of business. Now there are calls for restrictions on the numbers of Irish pubs emigrating, yet the trend sees no signs of abating.

‘You have to go where the money is, to be sure, to be sure,’ said O’Malleys, a brewery-themed hostelry that closed down in Dublin in 2011 and relocated to Ulaan Bataar, where he has established a thriving business among Mongolian hipsters who were previously unable to see live transmissions of Manchester United games while listening to jukeboxes playing the Pogues around the clock.

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Posted: May 22nd, 2014
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Multiple small right-wing parties ‘could split fruitcake vote’

The UK Independence Party’s widely anticipated night of triumph at the European elections next week could yet be spoiled by a proliferation of virtually indistinguishable small parties taking a share of the UKIP vote, pollsters have warned.

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Posted: May 16th, 2014
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Incredulity as Chelsea’s assets ‘still not frozen’

News that the list of 21 prominent Russians and Ukrainians to have their Western assets frozen in response to Russia’s blatant seizure of Crimea does not include Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich have been greeted with incredulity by some of the 60 million or so Britons who really hate Chelsea.

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Posted: Mar 21st, 2014
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Illuminati estate agents gloat as Crimea crisis deepens

safe havenskiAs the stand-off between Russia and Ukraine continues, the Illuminati are cackling with glee as their plans for world domination through manipulation of the London property market fall quietly into place.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2014
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Syrian war victims ‘cheered’ by win for Wiltshire supermarket campaigners

thank God their battle is finally overCivilians who have recently been evacuated from the besieged Old City of Homs in Syria have been cheered by news that, while their 18-month ordeal was going on under the eyes of the world, their comrades in the Wiltshire market town of Marlborough had at last succeeded in their campaign to get planning approval for a new Tesco on the outskirts of town.

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Posted: Feb 15th, 2014
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