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Slackers launch ‘Sickie’, the new charity for sufferers of minor and fictitious ailments

The new charitable foundation supports the millions of Britons whose work ethic is undermined each week by debilitating complaints such as chapped lips, pins and needles and dandruff.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2011
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Aid agencies blast the West as ‘awareness’ levels plummet

In an unprecedented press release today, a spokesperson representing the African Union and a conglomeration of aid agencies criticised the West’s ‘myopic focus on food and medical supplies, to the detriment of raising awareness and painting murals’.

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Posted: May 29th, 2011
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Man regrets ‘charity begins at home’ remark after visit from Lenny Henry

entirely preventableA Droitwich man has publicly retracted his belief that ‘charity begins at home – namely 47 Blamire Gardens’ after a film crew, headed by Comic Relief front man Lenny Henry, arrived on his doorstep to help raise awareness of the conditions within the semi-detached maisonette.

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Posted: Mar 18th, 2011
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Bullying charity to close after being picked on by other charities

‘They kept saying if we didn’t give them our funding they’d kick our heads in.’

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Posted: Feb 11th, 2011
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NSPCC awarded ‘Charity Bin Bag of the Year’

could hold way more old curry trays than the competitionThe bag beat off strong competition from Help the Aged and Mencap, and was praised for its ability to hold up to 25kg of household refuse.

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2011
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