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Gordon Brown apologises for going to the toilet

The Prime Minister issued a dramatic apology tonight after a Sky news crew filmed him through a frosted window engaged in what he later called ‘relieving his bowels’.

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Posted: Apr 29th, 2010
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Furious Oxford blame ‘Fatty’ Perkins for boat-race humiliation

Oxford University last night blamed Oliver ‘Fatty’ Perkins for their crushing defeat in the annual boat race, in which they finished some 1¾ miles behind Cambridge.

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Posted: Apr 4th, 2010
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Moldovan president claims G20 invitation ‘definitely said this week’

Other leaders nowhere to be seen‘I came here to discuss global economics. Look – I have notebook, calculator, everything.’

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2009
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Hole In The Wall ‘too highbrow for BBC1’

‘Reithian values more than covered by Total Wipeout’

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Posted: Jan 10th, 2009
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Newspaper rescues man from awkward small talk

A businessman escaped anything up to ten minutes of awkward chat this morning after a well placed Daily Telegraph caught his eye while he was having his shoes buffed at Victoria station. Mr Peter Brunswick, who is a company director, says he embarked on the procedure unaware that it would almost certainly involve small-talk with the working class man cleaning his shoes. ‘It came as a complete shock when he started talking to me about the weather, and whether I had a busy day ahead. If someone hadn’t left that Telegraph there I don’t know what I’d have done’ said the former Conservative Councillor from Surrey. ‘Luckily, being a broadsheet, the Telegraph not only avoided the need for conversation, but also blocked out entirely the sight of the man buffing my shoes’.

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Posted: Oct 12th, 2008
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