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John Lewis penguin escapes forced marriage hell

never knowingly taken up the aisleA female penguin has hit out against retail giant John Lewis for what is being described as a ‘forced and highly illegal marriage’ between herself and ‘Monty’, co-star of the widely anticipated Christmas commercial released last week. The flightless bird, who hit headlines for her brief appearance in the advert, claims the whole setup was against her will, and that she intends to press charges against the well-known high street chain.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2014
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Fiennes abandons expedition to find can of Coke with his name on

not the real thing, just a dreamBritish adventurer Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes has said he’s been left feeling ‘deflated and unfulfilled’ after being forced to call off a three-month nationwide expedition to find a can or bottle of Coca-Cola with his name on. Leading a two hundred-strong team of researchers and scientists, the intrepid explorer finally admitted defeat and abandoned the expedition, conceding that the closest his team came to reaching their goal was finding a bottle branded ‘Randolph’.

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2013
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‘Share-a-Coke’ campaign will ‘stem the flow of crap baby names’

Coca-Cola’s new ‘Share-a-Coke’ summer campaign has had thousands of people rummaging through supermarket fridges and has now also become a source of baby names for expectant mothers.

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Posted: May 24th, 2013
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Re-using Jubilee flags for Olympics ‘would be act of treason’, warns LOCOG

‘These flags we’ve seen everywhere for the Jubilee are sometimes home-made and usually completely devoid of sponsorship logos,’ said Lord Coe.

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Posted: Jun 2nd, 2012
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Coca Cola pull the plug on Santa

Beverage giants Coca Cola announced today that they will be ending their sponsorship of Father Christmas after a disappointing December.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2009
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