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World’s longest-married couple ‘only together for the sake of the kids’

Jack and Winnie Sandford got married in 1933 and have been together 77 years, longer than anyone else on earth, but according to 98-year-old Jack it is a living hell. ‘Every morning I wake up and wish I was dead. Or better still she was.’

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Ice-fall woman, 90, accused of diving by off-duty referee

‘Players these days go down at the slightest contact, so I gave her one of those looks and gestured to her to get up. There was no-one near her at the time. In my view it was a dive, pure and simple.’

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2012
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Spontaneous combustion threat to elderly this winter, Government warns

‘When you’re wearing as much knitwear and tweed as some pensioners, just turning the central heating up a notch too high can easily spell disaster.’

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2011
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BBC in new care row over ‘Top Gear’ home for elderly and bewildered

‘Footage shows the BBC deliberately humiliating three residents by getting them to act like teenage boys, cavort in front of carers and dress in clothes designed to make them look stupid.’

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2011
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Top Gear producers angrily deny any resemblance to Last of the Summer Wine

‘Our programme features three old gits at odds with the modern world who retreat into a second childhood. How on earth is that similar to Last of the Summer Wine?’

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Posted: Apr 8th, 2011
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