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Northampton corner shop named as only UK business to pay full corporation tax

When confronted over the findings, Mr Johnson, owner of CJ’s News & Booze, admitted that he was ‘ashamed’ of his actions.

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Posted: May 21st, 2013
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Smokers hoping for ‘X-Men style superpowers’ following genetic mutation TV adverts

faster than a speeding glob ejected from an emphysemic lungThe latest anti-smoking campaign has seen the message that smoking causes genetic mutations being misinterpreted by science fiction fans who have long fantasised about suddenly developing superpowers.

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Posted: Apr 27th, 2013
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‘Weird old weight loss tip’ advertised on internet turns out to be heroin addiction

choose lite‘It turns out that ‘Paul from Glasgow’ does exist and really did lose the weight, but when we found him in a bedsit he was sitting in his own filth, injecting heroin between his toes and hadn’t eaten for three days.’

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2013
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BBC deluged with complaints after madcap Top Gear race ends entirely predictably

Clarkson didn't waitFans of the popular BBC car-based entertainment show Top Gear have complained in their hundreds after the first episode of the new series saw a race across the Sahara desert fail to produce the sort of unlikely, close-fought finish that they are used to.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2013
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List of stations where customers can wait for delayed HS2 trains announced

The government has unveiled details of the next phase of the HS2 high-speed rail network, revealing which stations rail passengers in Northern England will be left waiting at while faster trains than we currently have are delayed.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2013
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