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Blair’s security detail encouraged to ‘nip out for a fag once in a while’

The ongoing austerity programme, which has seen cuts of up to 40% to the budgets of many government departments, has bumped up against the obligation to provide round the clock security for former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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Posted: Aug 16th, 2015
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Cave girl cutie wows boffins

Scientists examining the 80,000 year old DNA belonging to the body of a girl found in Siberia’s Denisova cave have made the interesting discovery that she was extremely attractive.

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Posted: Sep 1st, 2012
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God releases Crab 2.0 featuring forward motion

considering an updated dodo next‘In the old version you never knew if the crab was coming or going, so this is a considerable breakthrough for crustacean technology. However, we have had to compromise the design with a rear-view mirror so they can get used to new methods of navigation.’

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Posted: Dec 26th, 2011
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Tedious scientists hail uninspiring mouse genome breakthrough

scientists now concentrating on studying their own libido‘We thought that maybe the journalists were just particularly ignorant but it turns out that the general public doesn’t give a toss about any of the weird DNA crap we’ve been doing either. We’ve just been wasting our lives.’

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Posted: Jun 29th, 2009
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DNA database ‘to exclude bats’

The Government has agreed to remove thousands of samples of DNA from the national database belonging to bats, frogs, geckos and field mice, over the next 3-5 years.

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Posted: May 8th, 2009
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