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Boutique hotel wins a style over substance award for its impractical bathrooms

A trendy London hotel has won a prestigious award for the innovative design of its very pretty but utterly useless bathrooms. Described by judges as ‘a superb combination of good looks and frustrating lack of usefulness’, the Eighty Four Hotel in fashionable Bethnal Green has been awarded The Kelly Brook Prize for Beauty Without Function.

‘We are very proud to receive this recognition of our efforts to make our hotel look impressive on-line’ said the hotel proprietor, Mr Theo Whitehall. ‘Even if it is at the expense of our guests’ comfort and convenience.’

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2015
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Terrorists to be allowed to blow up ugly buildings

government urging them to 'just get on with it'The new scheme has been described as a ‘win, win scenario’ by Home Secretary, Theresa May.

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Posted: Jun 25th, 2014
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‘The Turd’ to grace London skyline soon

Corporation of London officials have approved plans for the latest in a series of iconic towers in the Square Mile that will follow the Gherkin, the Shard and the Walkie-Talkie in adopting an unofficial name, the Turd.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2012
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Prince Charles attacks architectural plans for Heavenly City of Jerusalem

Charles has 'had a quiet word' with JesusPrince Charles has intervened over Divine plans for a New Heavenly City of Jerusalem, set to descend from Heaven to Earth at the end of human history, ushering in the earthly reign of God the Father over all mankind for eternity. The Prince has branded the architectural plans – first outlined in the Book of Revelation by St John the Divine – as ‘unsympathetic’, and ‘likely to destroy the period charm of the existing City’.

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Posted: May 10th, 2009
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City built on Rock and Roll ‘may not be structurally sound’

contract went to the aging white rock band ‘Starship'.traditional building foundations such as reinforced concrete or solid bedrock were eschewed for a modern genre of popular music

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Posted: May 4th, 2009
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