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Murray apologises for expressing non-bland opinion

and if he ever goes on Strictly...Following his last minute show of support for the Yes campaign in last week’s Scottish independence referendum, tennis star Andy Murray has issued a statement of apology to the British public for any offence he may have caused by saying something that was not a confused jumble of sports-related clichés in a miserable-sounding voice.

‘Having kept fully abreast of the referendum campaign in my home country, I foolishly proffered an opinion and showed a preference for a specific outcome on the issue of Scottish self-determination,’ Murray said. ‘I now realise that this was entirely wrong of me and that I had no right to enter the debate that affected the future of the country in which I was born and raised.’

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2014
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‘Look, can we all just focus on the poverty?’ says Brazil

it's only a gameBrazil has come out united in the fact that it’s the country’s disgraceful levels of poverty and inequality we should all really be focusing on.

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2014
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‘We’ll always have the bikini wax’ says a resolute Brazil

Last night the streets of Rio were lined with shell-shocked football fans, discarded yellow shirts and, as the year ended in 14, predictably rampant Germans. As a nation grieved and distanced itself from FIFA merchandising, Brazilian officials were quick to emphasize that it was ‘no big deal’ and that their real passion was actually for ‘the smooth framing of thongs’.

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2014
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Ladbrokes confirms God had £100 on Neymar injury

With many players praying for positive outcomes in the World Cup it came as no surprise to Ladbrokes manager Geoff Beesley when God walked into his shop and bet £5 on Columbia making it through to the semi-finals.

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2014
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Brazilians protest Nadal’s Wimbledon ranking

it's only a knee injury, for heaven's sakeThe All England Club is already considering the use of tear gas and rubber bullets on Henman Hill.

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2014
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