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Waitrose to go door-to-door making people cry in ‘targeted’ Christmas campaign

This child is later shown being sent back down t'pitWaitrose have announced that they are eschewing the traditional TV Christmas ad campaign; instead, they have unveiled ‘(an) individually-tailored campaign of lachrymosity.’

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2014
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FIFA to investigate match fixing during 1914 Christmas Day international

twenty two men and an air-filled BlatterFIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced that the organisation is to launch a ‘root and branch’ investigation into claims that British servicemen were involved in ‘match-fixing’ against Germany, during a hastily arranged international on Christmas Day in 1914.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2014
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Shane MacGowan becomes latest to be ruled out of chairing child abuse enquiry

Shane MacGowan has become the latest figure to be ruled out of chairing the Government’s enquiry into child abuse today, after photographs which appear to show the ex-Pogues frontman in a social setting with former Home Secretary Leon Brittan were published in The Daily Mail.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2014
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Hilarious man makes ‘only 50 weeks until Christmas’ joke

‘I was just standing by the water cooler, telling everyone about how hilarious the Christmas special of Mrs Brown’s Boys was, and it just came to me,’ explained Hamilton. ‘What if I said it’s only 50 weeks until Christmas!’

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Posted: Jan 5th, 2014
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Intelligence service fears that Round Robin writers may develop Twitter capacity

Christmas Round Robin writers may have learned mass demoralisation techniques that can be deployed any time of the year, security chiefs have warned.

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Posted: Dec 29th, 2013
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