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Sid James sex pest trial jury returns verdict of ‘Oooh, saucy!’

er, carry on...There has been a dramatic turn of events at the trial of 1970s icon, serial cackler Sid James, who was alleged to have been repeatedly filmed being a blatant sexual predator when his wife, Joan Sims, wasn’t looking. The jury has sensationally decided that ‘that was how it was in them days’ and that no further action should be taken.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2014
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1970s music fingered in abuse allegations

‘Some of these songs have been used at Guantanamo Bay to torture prisoners. It’s chilling to think that Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep and Tie a Yellow Ribbon were initially tested on British teenagers, whose immune systems were already weakened by Findus Crispy Pancakes and cauliflower cheese.’

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Posted: Jul 5th, 2014
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Man unable to believe he wasn’t interfered with in the 1970s

Nigel Coggins, a 52-year-old office worker from Rainham, has told of his turmoil at trying to deal with the fact that he managed to live out his childhood years and survive the ‘dirty decade’ completely unfiddled-with by hands other than his own.

‘I was a normal kid just like any other. I walked to school alone from age five, I played out for hours on end until it got dark and went on many adventures with my friends. And not once did I encounter a sexual predator. I look back now and wonder how the hell I did it,’ said the father-of-two in disbelief.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2014
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Harriet Harman ‘deeply regrets’ 1970s hairstyle

In a statement which stopped short of an apology, Harriet Harman has expressed ‘regret’ for allowing a 1970s hairdresser to interfere with her hair.

‘With the benefit of hindsight, I think we can all see that this was a mistake’, she told journalists. ‘But these people infiltrated left-wing politics at the highest levels – just take a look at Arthur Scargill.

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Posted: Feb 27th, 2014
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Yewtree Police Swoop on Camberwick Green. Local Miller Arrested

In the latest arrest of a well known celebrity from 1970s light entertainment, Officers involved in the Operation Yewtree investigation last night confirmed the arrest of a 68 year old man described as a self-employed miller’ at an address in Camberwick Green, Trumptonshire.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2013
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