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Government hails success of best ever April Fools ‘Benefits Cut’ prank

proposed cut to bike allowance for unemployed also just a jokeNo. 10 Downing Street has confirmed in a statement early this morning that a raft of cuts to benefits due to kick in today were merely an elaborate prank played out for the last few months on the British public, and that the drastic measures would not now go ahead.

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2013
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Entire Royal family move in together to beat bedroom tax

‘We hope that this mother of all house-shares, bringing together all the royal households complete with multiple retinues of ladies-in-waiting, under butlers and corgi-wallahs, will fill the residence enough to satisfy the tax inspectors when they call.’

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2013
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Woman with 600 bedrooms to escape bedroom tax

The woman (86), known only as ‘Q’, lives with her nonagenarian husband and some servants in SW1 and is believed to have other social housing properties.

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Posted: Feb 18th, 2013
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