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New research reveals Captain Oates actually left Scott’s Antarctic party for gay spa

couldn't wait to get away in the name of exploration.Captain Lawrence Oates’ position as the undisputed ideal of understated British self-sacrifice has come under threat, as historians have unearthed research suggesting that he in fact abandoned his dying companions in a blizzard-whipped tent for a pina colada in the local gay Antarctic spa, ‘The Cheeky Penguin’.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2015
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Metropolitan Police ‘still discriminating against clowns’

nothing to do with them 'looking a bit different'Twice as likely to be squirted in the face

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Posted: Jul 11th, 2015
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Mother’s horror as man sells iPad to buy kidney

iNcontinenceThe mother of a Chinese man has spoken of her horror after finding out that her son, identified only as ‘Big Zheng’, had arranged the sale of one of his iPads to fund the purchase of a kidney in a shady internet transaction.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2015
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UK blasts ‘uncaring’ US after Obama hails historic relationship with Poland

Gdansk for the memoriesUK diplomats have asked for urgent reassurances from the US after news reports that President Barack Obama has ‘rekindled’ the special relationship between Poland and the USA.

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Posted: May 23rd, 2014
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Court grants Pistorius ‘cattle grid’ bail

The unprecedented bail condition was imposed by Magistrate Desmond Nair because he said Pistorius had the ability to ‘jump bail’.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2013
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