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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. The man known only as ‘B’ is believed to have angered security chiefs by allowing vast amounts of important paperwork and emails to build up while the air in his office hung heavy with a vague feeling of regret and loss.

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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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