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Fears of bubonic plague were played down today by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles.
‘As long as I’m in control there is no cause for panic.” he said. “I deal with cannibal rats in the House of Commons on a daily basis.’
A long lost masterpiece by Murillo has been discovered in a stable in Tring. The painting, entitled “The Selfie Adoration of The Magi” is believed to represent the vanity of man in the presence of a ‘higher’, more altruistic being, Murillo basing the characters on politicians of his time.
Posted: Dec 19th, 2013
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In an initiative to make its strict new rules for immigrants to the UK more palatable to the British public, the Department for Work and Pensions are to introduce a TV quiz show into the popular teatime slot.
‘Dole Or No Dole’ will be compered by DWP Secretary Iain Duncan Smith as inquisitor ‘The Quiet Man’, and features 100 immigrant applicants being whittled down to one successful candidate every episode.