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Wonga definitely not planning to shore-up business with loan from itself

Wonga has said that it wouldn’t touch itself with a fucking barge pole, despite recently announcing that its profits have plummeted by more than half.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2014
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George Osborne owes the Littlewoods’ catalogue £25bn

The Chancellor today admitted to what is now looking like ‘an horrendous Christmas overspend’. Threatening to cut the welfare budget after the next election, Mr. Osborne confessed that he may have been profligate with the Babycham for Theresa May, discount hotel vouchers for William Hague and the Blackadder boxset for Michael Gove.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2014
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New ‘Cash4Organs’ store opens in Barnsley

A new business is hoping to exploit the ‘Oh, fuck, I’m broke and I don’t get paid till Friday’ sector of the ‘I’m holding down two jobs and I still can’t pay the sodding bills’ market. Chas Ablett, manager of Cash4Organs is confident that his new shop will meet the needs of customers who are cash-poor but organ-rich.

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Posted: Mar 26th, 2013
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Oxford Street closed to poor to avoid ‘crushing debt’

Credit checks will be carried out at the Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road ends of Oxford Street to prevent those with poor ratings, or anyone who has used Wonga.com, from spending more borrowed money in the run up to Christmas.

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2011
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Ad agencies employing qualified ‘emotional rapists’ over Christmas period

Must have must have must haves. Everywhere.Advertising agencies have taken to hiring freelance emotional rapists in order to fulfil retailers’ demands for increasingly cynical and manipulative Christmas commercials.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2011
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