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Water bosses praised for ‘far-sighted’ summer hosepipe ban

Thank goodness we didn't overwater the lawn this year‘It would have been like the bloody Sahara round here, if it weren’t for them geniuses. Well done them.’

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2012
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Herd of 200 Routemaster buses on South Downs ‘should not be approached’

Experts think the herd drifted off course while looking for food and warn it could stampede if threatened, destroying everything in its path.

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Posted: Apr 2nd, 2012
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Liberal Democrats officially ‘extinct in the wild’, says conservation body

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has downgraded the survival prospects of Liberal Democrats, declaring the species officially ‘extinct in the wild’. Political conservationistshave been fighting for years to save the endangered creature (Latin name: Politicus ineptus) from dying out in its traditional habitats of university towns and the West Country. The [...]

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Posted: Jan 31st, 2012
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BBC presenters aghast as trader pours scorn on efforts to save the red squirrel

For the second day running, an outspoken City trader left interviewers open-mouthed as he admitted that traders ‘don’t really care that much’ about the prospect of red squirrel extinction in the UK either, and that rescue packages being put together to bail it out were ‘doomed’.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2011
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Concern over carbon offsetting as forest envelops Brixton

‘It is thought that an area the size of Wales is turning into forest every three days – only in Birmingham.’

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2011
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