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Last miner still on strike from the 1980s has died

vowed to never surrenderThere was sadness on the streets of Easington, County Durham, yesterday after Terry Hatcham, the last miner to stay on strike after the end of the conflict of 1984-5, died following a heart attack. Hatcham, who worked at the local pit from the age of 16, was a key member of the picket lines during the bitter dispute.

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Posted: Jan 18th, 2014
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Cameron hails discovery of ‘coal’

David Cameron has announced earlier today the discovery of ‘coal’ by a team of geologists in South Yorkshire. Coal is a scarce carbon-based resource used to produce energy, which has fuelled the economies of many nations and has the potential to do the same here, the PM asserted.

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2014
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Iron Lady stolen by scrap metal thieves

they come over here, steal our ex prime ministers....‘At this stage we believe Mrs Thatcher may have been accidentally left outside on the street and pinched when no-one was watching by some entrepreneurial rag-and-bone men,’ explained Detective Inspector Dean Morgan who is leading the investigation. ‘With a street value of almost three quid, she could be anywhere by now. My guess is she’s already in a scrapyard, squashed between two Ford Cortinas.’

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Posted: Apr 15th, 2013
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