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Starbucks outperformed by lay-by sandwich van

four customers a month can't be wrongPete’s Baps, in a lay-by just off the M4, has once again reported greater profits than Starbucks.

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Posted: Nov 18th, 2012
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Scholars reassess Hamlet following one-star Amazon review

to buy or not to buy‘To be or not to be? Couldnt give a flying one, mate!’

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2012
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Kindle (‘slightly foxed’) fetches record price

The value of a Kindle can depend as much on its content as on its physical condition, according to experts.

‘Recently we were unable to reach the starting price on a Kindle containing 3,500 books because most were Jeffrey Archer novels,’ said a Sotherby’s spokesman.

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2011
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Royal Mail blame fall in profits on people sending less cash in the post

The Royal Mail have blamed the sharp fall in profits over the last 12 months on a large decrease in the amount of cash being sent in birthday cards that they can steal.

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Posted: Jun 19th, 2011
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Over-trimming reduces Brazilian rainforest to narrow North-South strip

environmentalists hoping that South America will turn itself aroundA study by conservationists has found that changing attitudes to deforestation by fashion-conscious logging firms has led to the curious spectacle of the almost total denuding of the Brazilian treeline, apart from a thin north-south strip which is trimmed back enthusiastically at the first sign of it spreading.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2011
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