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Gove to reintroduce school bullies

already getting complaints from Leveson minorEducation secretary Michael Gove has defended his decision to reintroduce formal bullying into secondary schools, and rejected accusations it would mean ‘two tiers before bedtime.’

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2012
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Brits have a negative body image ‘because they’re fat bastards’, research finds

‘The conjunction of a large body size and a full-length mirror can often lead to the perception of negative body image.’

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Posted: May 30th, 2012
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Brown aide’s death was ‘assisted suicide’

not murder, just an act of passion and commitmentA junior administrative aide to Gordon Brown who was found dead in a pool of blood with electric shock burns to his genitals was merely a case of ‘Assisted Suicide’ under the Government’s new definition of the law it was ruled today.

Cedric Simpson had only been working for Mr. Brown for a matter of weeks when his body was discovered in the Prime Minister’s Office last month after what was described as a ‘vigorous’ meeting between Prime Minister and Alistair Darling.

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Posted: Mar 1st, 2010
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‘I have never kicked a nun in the shins’ says Gordon Brown

questioner didn't ask if he'd kicked them anywhere elseIn a rather disappointing interview with Gordon Brown today, the Prime Minister claimed to the surprise and possibly even dismay of many MPs that he had in fact never kicked a nun in the shins, despite claims to the contrary in a new book called ‘Politicians, and Members of the Catholic Clergy Whose Shins Have Been Injured By Them.’

‘I have never, ever kicked a nun, especially not in the shins’ he said. ‘When I get angry, I lose my temper with myself, kick my own shins, and throw newspapers in a fury of anti-press vitriol.’ When asked if he had ever thrown a newspaper at a nun or her shins, he replied hesitantly that he had acted ‘In the heat of the moment’ but that he ‘didn’t hit her’.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2010
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David Cameron ‘may not have been beaten up enough at school’, warn experts

'Eat fist, oik!'Child development specialists have today warned that Conservative Party leader David Cameron exhibits all the hallmarks of a violence-deprived childhood during which he may not have received the appropriate number of playground beatings for someone from his social background.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2009
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