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IKEA fire claims 130 stuck on way through

The blaze took hold slowly over the course of 20 minutes, during which many of the fatalities were observed on CCTV developing a morbid urge to keep perusing. 100 of the dead were found with a packet of scented tea lights, a set of pillow cases and a Malmosk.

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Posted: Sep 27th, 2013
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South London trams to introduce ‘racism carriages’

‘The ‘White Is Right’ carriages will be at the rear of our trams and will include buffet cars selling cans of special brew, pregnancy test kits and signed photos of Nick Griffin.’

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Posted: Dec 1st, 2011
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Croydon telephone directory ‘inspired choice’ for Book At Bedtime

Croydon telephone directory ‘inspired choice’ for Book At Bedtime
BBC Radio 4 producers have been pleasantly surprised by reaction to their unusual choice for Book At Bedtime this week. The distinctive tones of Stephen Fry reading the Croydon Telephone Directory has had listeners enthralled with many calling for other volumes in the series to be featured.

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Posted: May 29th, 2009
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Successful author quits rural idyll to pursue dream of recruitment consultancy in Croydon

Iain Cullen always had a dream, a dream his friends and family thought would remain out of his grasp forever. But last year whilst sat in his studio, looking out over the fields of Somerset, with his finished manuscript on his desk, he said to himself; ‘I will not do this anymore; I’m going to follow my dream.’

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Posted: Apr 26th, 2008
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