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Employee suspended for saying ‘Happy New Year’ after firm’s 12-day deadline

Jon Knowles thought nothing of greeting his first caller of the day with the same cheery sentiments only to hear a shocked gasp from his colleagues.

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2014
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Unmarried middle-aged uncle won’t be putting kisses on cards this Christmas

'Santa doesn't exist, by the way. He's just me.'Unmarried uncle of four, Derek Johnson, has decided not to put kisses on the Christmas card he is sending to his nephews and nieces this year.

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Posted: Dec 11th, 2013
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Terrorists to be allowed to blow up ugly buildings

government urging them to 'just get on with it'The Government today launched its innovative Integrated Terrorism and Urban Renewal Scheme with the successful destruction of a condemned concrete multi-storey car park in Wolverhampton by an alleged jihadist sympathiser.

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Posted: Jun 25th, 2013
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Marmite fights back with stronger formula after ‘Meh’ tweet

The makers of Marmite, the ‘love it or hate it’ yeast extract spread, are said to be ‘extremely anxious’ to track down the person who, against accepted common wisdom, said on Twitter that he was entirely ambivalent about their product.

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Posted: Apr 21st, 2013
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Unholy row as Benedict returns to reclaim the papacy in time for Easter

Pope Benedict strode into St Peter’s Square yesterday, fully refreshed after his Lenten sabbatical and announced that he was ready to take the reins of the papacy once more. With a fresh ear piercing, his skull cap set back on his head at a jaunty angle and a giggling nun on each arm, it was clear that the break from the burden of office had taken years off the former pontiff as he vigorously shoved aside pilgrims on his way back to the Vatican.

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Posted: Mar 29th, 2013
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