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Condemnation for Olympic Cockney cull

Although the number of Cockneys in the wild has dwindled in recent years,  the East End still has sizeable breeding groups as no culls have been authorised in London since the1980s when Norman Tebbit travelled around the East End dispatching them with Thatcher’s personal crossbow.

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2012
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Chinese disappointed by Clarkson-panda swap

The arrival of the pandas Sweetie and Sunshine has delighted the Scots, but the Chinese are said to be puzzled by the reciprocal arrival of a rare and temperamental British specimen almost certainly on the brink of extinction.

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Posted: Dec 5th, 2011
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Anger as National Trust house-breeding plans end in fiasco

MontacuteThe plan came under fire following a failed attempt to mate the Somerset-based Elizabethan manor Montacute House with the ruins of Corfe Castle in Dorset.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2011
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Ban on hunting Noel Edmonds ‘will protect leather trouser stocks’

Conservationists are calling for a quota system to be introduced to curb Noel Edmonds hunters after a survey by the World Wildlife Fund revealed that the species is facing extinction.

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Posted: Apr 11th, 2011
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Scotland to gift two ‘NEDS’ to China in return for pandas

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond today signed an historic agreement to send two giant Scottish neds (non-educated delinquents) to the People’s Republic of China.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2011
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