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Secret Service boss sacked for spending too much time looking out of window

Is it a sacking, or a double-bluff, counter bluff, triple bluff? Nope. He's actually gone.A senior manager at MI6 has been sacked for spending the majority of his working day standing looking out of the window in a wistful manner.

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Posted: Aug 27th, 2014
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Cliff ‘wired for sound’ during Cold War claim intelligence chiefs

Squeaky clean Sir Cliff went by the code name Harry Web-of-Deceit amongst Whitehall officials. Cliff’s paymasters gave the bachelor boy a brief to release soft pop ballads as a smokescreen for more clandestine activities. Having successfully established himself as a sleeper in the pop world he was ‘activated’ in 1968, during his performance of Eurovision entry, Congratulations, at London’s Albert Hall in 1968.

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Posted: Jun 19th, 2012
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Dogs, monkeys failing to build on success of early space missions

gave up the lead for a bowl of pedigree chum‘When they beat us into space, I think we all assumed it was a matter of time before you had poodles and marmosets on the moon‘

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2010
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