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‘Ousted MP glut will lead to benefits crisis’, warns DWP

The Department for Work and Pensions has warned that the country’s benefits system is in danger of collapse as ex-MPs struggle to find employment outside Westminster and have to turn to state handouts.

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Posted: May 8th, 2010
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Poll shows UK ‘very happy’ with lack of government

polls getting more and more accurateAs the leaders of the UK’s three main parties head into a second day of political horse trading and bickering in an attempt to form a viable Government, the UK electorate have shown themselves to be ‘Very satisfied’ with having no effective government.

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Posted: May 8th, 2010
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Iran and North Korea praise UK for ‘free and fair’ election

World leaders as diverse as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Hamid Karzai and Kim Jong-il were lining up today to endorse the UK general election as a shining example of the democratic process.

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Posted: May 7th, 2010
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Double blow as Jacqui Smith returns from count to find husband watching porn

There was more bad news for former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith in the early hours of this morning when she returned home from losing her Parliamentary seat in Redditch to find her husband in front of the TV with his trousers round his ankles.

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Posted: May 7th, 2010
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Brown, Cameron and Clegg to house-share No.10

Door may need to be widenedThe leaders of the three main parties are today making themselves comfortable in No.10 Downing Street after no single party raised enough to pay the deposit in full. ‘It’s not quite the big society I had in mind,’ said David Cameron of the house-share, ‘but it’s only a temporary arrangement until the other two get a place of their own. Anyway, after a long campaign it’ll be fun to finally get the chance to bicker in the bath with Nick, even if it is a bit distracting having Nigel Farage crashing his plane into the roof.’

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Posted: May 7th, 2010
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