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Jellyfish now UKs favourite animal says survey

The common jellyfish is now Britain’s favourite pet according to research carried out yesterday.

The creature moved from 1,5000,000th most popular creature in the UK right up to the coveted No1 spot, replacing kittens, puppies and meerkats as the nation’s favourite.

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Posted: Apr 20th, 2014
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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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