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World Cup style TV screens to stream C.C.T.V. in British town centres

Smile!The government has announced plans to install enormous televisions in the streets of Britain’s town centres, streaming live footage from C.C.T.V. cameras.

‘The appeal of seeing one’s face on a huge television is so great that we anticipate a sharp decrease in anti-social behaviour,’ insisted David Cameron.

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Posted: Jul 22nd, 2014
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Missing teen found safe in a world of her own

No trace was found of her meeting strangers over the internet or on CCTV cameras at railway stations, so the police contacted psychologists who advised them that she might be in a world of her own.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2013
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Anti ‘nanny state’ campaign founders as public asks ‘what’s a nanny?’

A major new campaign to roll back the so-called ‘nanny state’ has been pulled after only two weeks. The multi-million pound campaign ‘No to Nasty Nanny Oversight!’ (NNNO!) was pulled following extensive market research showing that the ‘proud British public’ had no idea who or what a ‘nanny’ was, or indeed why it was such a bad idea to have them running the country.

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2012
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Complaint of animal-like behaviour prompts arrest at zoo

Police were called to Whipsnade Zoo earlier today after CCTV coverage showed a man making a racist gesture towards a lady from Kettering. The man, originally from the Congo but now living near Dunstable, is said to have fondled his genitals, made other inappropriate gestures, waved a banana and made racist noises, while swinging from a tyre in one of the zoo’s compounds.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2012
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Technology taking the fun out of country house murders, says Hercule Poirot

ze murder weapon is een ze dining room behind ze police cordon and to ze right of ze forensic tent, wheech unfortunately 'as a cast iron alibi'Hercule Poirot has slammed the increasing use of forensic policing techniques by Britain’s rural police forces investigating killings in English country houses with upper class killing sprees ending before there’s a chance for anything really interesting to happen.

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Posted: Sep 27th, 2010
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