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Bonfire Night organisers to sell Jimmy Savile effigies this year

The traditional Bonfire festival of the burning of a 17th-century man in effigy for trying to blow up the Houses of Parliament has been replaced this year by the burning of an effigy of a 20th-century DJ in a gold-lamé tracksuit for allegedly blowing up people’s childhoods.

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Posted: Oct 10th, 2012
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Bonfire night celebrations after discovery of Tory plans to destroy European Parliament

a night to celebrate, every year, for at least 400 yearsEuropeans took to the streets in celebration today after foiling a daring plot by the Conservative Party to ‘completely eradicate’ the European Parliament.

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Posted: Nov 6th, 2009
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Bonfire Night at the Treasury ‘could go on for months’

Bonfire Night at the TreasuryThe bonfire set up at the UK treasury to celebrate Guy Fawkes night could burn for weeks if not months, insiders have revealed. The party, held in the basement, is a traditionally festive occasion with lots of Punch and Judy going on and massive fireworks when Gordon Brown gets told he can’t have another sparkler.

‘It’s wonderful isn’t it,’ said Chancellor Alistair Darling, basking in the warm glow of the fire, ‘we’ve been scooping up lots and lots of cash in preparation and were supposed to burn it all in one go. Then Mervyn turns up with another £25 billion in hundreds of wheelbarrows and now it’ll probably keep going till Christmas.’

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2009
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