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Argos till staff now pushing houses as well as extended warranties

‘The assistant told me that the exercise bike needed batteries and offered me some, then asked if I needed a house to put it in.’

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Posted: Dec 14th, 2011
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Oxford Street closed to poor to avoid ‘crushing debt’

Credit checks will be carried out at the Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road ends of Oxford Street to prevent those with poor ratings, or anyone who has used Wonga.com, from spending more borrowed money in the run up to Christmas.

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2011
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Thief hits all time low being caught Xmas shoplifting at Poundland

will be released on bail if he can raise £2.43Small-time criminal Jed Simmonds admitted he had reached rock bottom after being caught shoplifting at Poundland, the high-street bargain basement store.

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Posted: Dec 20th, 2010
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Sentient Tesco tills start taking hostages

also now speaking like Graham NortonA set of self-service supermarket tills has apparently become self-aware and taken over an entire Tesco Express store in Dorset.

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2010
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People may have to eat all the Christmas food they’ve bought, warn experts

Heavy snowfalls mean that for the first time since 1964, families may actually end up eating all the food they’ve bought for Christmas.

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2010
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