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Speeding up judicial reviews ‘could take years’

David Cameron’s plans to reduce the time limits for legal challenges against unpopular Tory policies have hit a snag, with lawyers submitting the first of a long series of legal challenges against the move by demanding a consultation followed by a White Paper, then a public enquiry and a High Court review that should take at least until 2056.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2012
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Rover Curiosity finds man’s dentures on Mars

NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity has made an extraordinary discovery when sifting through a bucket of dust it had scooped up for analysis. After a three-dimensional image was beamed back to Earth, the find was immediately recognised as an upper denture set. A comparison with a database of dental records soon traced this to the late Albert Postlethwaite, a resident of Sheffield in the 1930s.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2012
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Tap & Spile ups the ante with new range of surreal ales

The surreal ales collection includes the Magritte organic cider, described as ‘a powerful apple fermentation with lingering after-tones of bowler hat’ and the Salvador d’Ale, served by a man sporting an extraordinary waxed handlebar moustache and chrome wing mirrors, ‘which drip like mercury’.

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Posted: Nov 14th, 2012
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Off-duty ambulance driver ‘used portable siren to queue-jump’

An ambulance driver from Southend who wore his vehicle’s siren like a hat has been roundly criticised by the NHS.

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Posted: Oct 8th, 2012
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Man has dream that isn’t ‘weird’

Early reports of a dream a man had last night could mark the beginning of a new stage in human evolution, say scientists. Until now, the ‘I had the weirdest dream last night’ introduction to a tale of flying on a bicycle over a city of talking goats to deliver dead roses to a pope was the norm, but Martin Watterson broke the mould when he awoke this morning, and announced, ‘I’ve just had a perfectly normal dream.’

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Posted: Feb 20th, 2012
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