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Kent Police crush local pesto ring

public urged to be on the lookout for pestophilesKent Police were this afternoon formally congratulated on the outstanding success of Operation Ploughmans. Speaking from outside Downing St, Prime Minister David Cameron praised the two month operation as ‘a significant contribution’ to Britain’s home economic security.

From their operations base at Dover, police officers intercepted several tankers of Spanish olive oil, along with sizable quantities of Macedonian pine nuts. Maps in the trucks confirmed police suspicions that the raw materials were destined for industrial warehouses in the so-called ‘Kitchen Garden’ of Surrey. Here they would be mixed with locally grown basil and parmesan cheese which was to be flown over from Italy this weekend.

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Posted: Dec 15th, 2011
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Limiting shoppers to two packs of painkillers ‘preventing thousands of suicides a year’

‘I just wanted to end it all, but when the checkout girl told me I could only buy two packs of painkillers, it felt too much like hard work to go round the store again so I decided to put my life back together instead.’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2011
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Nation’s builders ‘outraged’ as Greggs pasties reclassified as Class A drugs

one day son, one of those things is gonna kill youThe Federation of Master Builders has criticised the reclassification of Greggs pasties as class A drugs, ranking them alongside heroin and crack cocaine.

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Posted: Nov 1st, 2010
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Scientists discover gene that makes athletes misread labels

Athletes who claim that they innocently ingested an over-the-counter medicine which, unbeknown to them, contained a banned substance, may be victims of a rogue gene which makes them far more likely to misread labels.

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Posted: Oct 29th, 2010
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Boy, 9, in accidental fruit and veg overdose

‘His face started to turn a disgustingly healthy shade of pink. We knew at once something was wrong.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2010
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