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UK schools to revert to Roman numerals, announces Gove

In a move expected to be marginally less unpopular and unworkable than most of his other ideas, Michael Gove has announced that from 2014 UK schools will revert to teaching in Roman numerals.

The idea is the brainchild of a conservative think tank charged by the Education Secretary with charting the causes of the drastic decline in school standards in Britain since the withdrawal of the Roman Empire in 410 AD.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2013
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Staffordshire hoard to remain in Midlands as Cash4Gold saves the day

Campaigners and history buffs celebrate after an eagle-eyed television viewer secures the priceless Staffordshire Hoard by sticking it into an envelope and sending it off to Cash4Gold.com to be saved for the nation.

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Posted: Mar 25th, 2010
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