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Triple-dip latest: Jubilant Chancellor ‘ready’ for outpouring of national gratitude

The ever-popular Chancellor, George Osborne, has led a wave of national jubilation after the wonderful news emerged that the UK has avoided a triple-dip recession.

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2013
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Anger as unemployed treat Jubilee weekend like Bank Holiday

There has been an angry reaction in a number of newspapers as it was discovered that nearly three million Brits took advantage of the long Bank Holiday weekend even though they don’t have a job.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2012
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Queen now regrets agreeing to work the bank holiday

A spokesman explained that when she agreed to the engagements back in February, it ‘hadn’t clicked’ with ther that this was the 4-day weekend arranged in her honour. ‘Given that she’s worked here longer than most, Her Majesty feels she should get first dibs with the rota’ claimed an unnamed source.

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Posted: May 18th, 2012
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Allowing workers to sleep at night ‘costs UK economy £560bn’

Business think tank HYPNOS has revealed the true cost of allowing workers to avoid work through sleeping every night, by as much as 2,800 hours every year per worker.

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2012
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Royal Wedding Cauldron now outselling B-B-Q says B&Q

A B&Q survey discovered that most people would much rather place their vitals in a cauldron of boiling water than watch a pair of privileged chancers, while eating burned sausages and waving plastic flags.

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Posted: Apr 6th, 2011
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