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Boris Johnson launches new ‘Bicycle-Water-Cannons-For-Hire’ scheme

feel the powerBoris Johnson has today announced plans to launch the all new ‘Bicycle-Water-Cannons-For-Hire’ scheme in London, believed to be the first of its kind in Europe. ‘These new Boris Cannons are a tremendous wheeze,’ said the London Mayor today. ‘I have already spent the day riding around on one, hosing down the hoi polloi and washing away beggars from shop doorways. It’s tremendous fun.’

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Posted: Apr 2nd, 2014
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Cashpoints now asking if you can really afford it

Automated telling machines are becoming increasingly stingy and are refusing to actually let go of the cash.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2014
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Hackers regret raiding Barclays as accounts get emptied

vulture capitalism at its finestCyber criminals who hacked a branch of Barclays bank have now given themselves up in the face of catastrophic losses on their account. The scam was running like clockwork after the gang initially succeeded breaking into the system and stealing £1.3 million of customers’ money. However, things started to go wrong after an unsolicited call from Barclays investment arm offering to double their money through derivatives trading.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2013
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Bank staff support order to separate into ‘nice bits’ and ‘dodgy bits’

waterboarding now a thing of the past for most customersBritish Banks must ring-fence their ‘well dodgy bits’ and keep them entirely separate from their ‘nice smiley bits’, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has warned. Bank Branch staff have largely supported the idea.

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Posted: Feb 21st, 2013
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Banker learns everything would be better if he’d never been born

'Bedford Falls. Wallet Gains'Former Investment Banker, Henry F. Potter, was shocked to discover that life for everyone would be much, much better if he had simply never been born.

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Posted: Dec 22nd, 2012
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