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Turner Prize to be ‘artist-free’

a worthy winner next year: the most important work since 'Dunk' from 1983From next year, works which come with an artist’s name attached will be disqualified from the prestigious contemporary art prize’s selection process. Instead, judges will concentrate on works that have not been made by artists.

‘The very idea of artists has now been totally discredited by new and exciting works like ‘James Milner’s Shin Pads’,’ explained chief Judge Mike Smythe. ‘These exist free of the bourgeois taint of personality cult. No formal ‘artist’ has been involved, strictly speaking.’

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2014
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Stonehenge tunnel to be put on hold as tunnellers find ‘prehistoric tunnel’

Pre-historic men may have already built a tunnel under Stonehenge to ease traffic conditions for visitors to the area over 7000 years ago. Archaeologists say excavators of the new tunnel have had to put digging on hold while the old tunnel is investigated.

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2014
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Large sums of money hold press conference to express ‘joy’ at Python reunion

silly walkers‘I for one can’t wait to be joining John Cleese’s offshore bank account once again,’ said a cheque for an estimated £1.72 million pounds.

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Posted: Nov 27th, 2014
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Miliband to acquire white van and visible bumcrack

‘Send ‘em back where they belong, is what I say, subject to the Human Rights Act and existing EU Legislation and the employment needs of a newly recovering economy.’

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Posted: Nov 21st, 2014
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Amateur brushers banned from using Oral B Pro-Expert toothpaste

oral b-ware‘Only people who have sat down and studied every aspect of dental science can truly understand the complex formulae of a properly pro-expert toothpaste.’

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2014
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