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Commuters beg Unions to extend tube strike

the fresh air, the view, the mayor of London cycling by...London commuters begged London transport unions tonight to extend the current 48 hour tube strike indefinitely, citing “an immeasurable improvement to our quality of life and general well-being” since suspension of services began.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2014
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Mr Blobby confirmed as new Co-op Chief Executive

has all the required qualificationsMottled 1990s variety performer Mr Blobby was confirmed last night as the new Chief Executive of the ailing Co-operative Bank.
The grinning pink and yellow inflatable would bring to the role of Chief Executive a greater sense of decorum, gravitas and reassurance to the bank’s customers than his predecessor, claimed one insider.

‘We’re delighted to have appointed Mr Blobby to lead our organisation through this difficult period. His name is synonymous with integrity, fiscal responsibility and prudent planning. And he’s thick skinned enough to bounce back from any early setbacks. Literally’.

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Posted: Dec 1st, 2013
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iPhone5s buyers directed straight to queue for iPhone6

Queuing for JobsExcited buyers of Apple’s flagship new iPhone5S in Oxford Street were delighted to be directed straight to an exclusive queue for the iPhone 6 immediately after their purchase.

‘The new iPhone 5S isn’t just the greatest smartphone of all time. It’s also your ticket to get first in line for the new iPhone 6,’ said store manager Damian Walsh, ushering new owners of the £549 gadget to the start of a five-mile obstacle course of tensile barriers on a circuitous route back to the front of the store, which will be their home for the next year.

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2013
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Last non-ironic greeting card withdrawn from sale

The card, reading simply 'Happy Birthday Grandma', has been withdrawn from sale following complaints at its 'bland and inoffensive' nature. Its replacement, reading 'Screw you Grandma - you smell of piss' will be in shops from next week.

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Posted: May 28th, 2013
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Popeye takes weightlifting Gold amid doping claims

sponsored by Old Holborn, Mittal and Pepe jeansJudges became suspicious after the ageing and visibly out-of-condition sailor underwent a remarkable transformation after ingesting a large quantity of what he later claimed was spinach.

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Posted: Aug 1st, 2012
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