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Work begins at Edinburgh Zoo on Dalai Lama enclosure

Edinburgh Zoo has confirmed that work has begun on the construction of an enclosure to house the Dalai Lama when he arrives there in the summer on loan from the Chinese.

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Posted: Feb 28th, 2012
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Liberal Democrats officially ‘extinct in the wild’, says conservation body

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has downgraded the survival prospects of Liberal Democrats, declaring the species officially ‘extinct in the wild’. Political conservationistshave been fighting for years to save the endangered creature (Latin name: Politicus ineptus) from dying out in its traditional habitats of university towns and the West Country. The [...]

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Posted: Jan 31st, 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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HS2 route to be tunnelled under Brussels to get to China more quickly

not so much Hu, but WenThe government has today announced plans to vary the route through which it obtains capital funding by avoiding Brussels completely and extending the line to China.

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Posted: Dec 3rd, 2011
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Entire fake China discovered in Far East

Elaborate counterfeit schemes are nothing new within the Far East – the recent discovery of a fake Apple store being a case in point – but the latest scam to be uncovered has amazed many owing to its sheer audacity – an entirely fake China has been discovered slightly to the northeast of the real China.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2011
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