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Republicans oppose Obama’s dinner plans

always a doggy bag for the poorRepublicans said President’s dinner plans amounted to ‘nothing more than a reheating of last night’s leftovers’.

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Posted: Sep 23rd, 2011
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Italian finance minister to boost market with striptease

BBC business correspondent Richard Stark admitted, ‘I think at this stage it is very difficult for anyone to talk about this without using expressions like ‘pull it off’, ‘single-handedly,’ or ‘at a stroke’, and then sniggering for about twenty minutes.’

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Posted: Aug 6th, 2011
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Daily Mail warns about consequences of Shoesmith payout

The Daily Mail has warned that the £2.5 billion that ex-Haringey social services boss Sharon Shoesmith hopes to get in compensation for her sacking over the Baby P case could undermine the UK’s fragile economic recovery, destroy the private sector, smash Britain’s borders wide open, slash house prices and generally cause politically correct chaos.

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Posted: May 31st, 2011
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Grateful nation honours bankers with well-deserved day off

Ceremonies have been taking place across the United Kingdom to mark the August Bank Holiday, commemorating the hard work and sacrifice of the nation’s bankers and other financial sector workers who are taking a well-deserved day off.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2010
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Bank of England sells unwanted gold reserves after seeing daytime TV ad

The Bank of England is making another bid to boost the UK’s economic recovery, this time by sending off the nation’s remaining gold reserves to one of those companies who advertise on daytime TV. The move could raise as much as £400 to help refinance the economy.

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Posted: Oct 25th, 2009
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