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Convicts demand right to elect own MPs

Following the landmark decision to give prisoners the vote, representatives of the prison community are now demanding their own members of parliament.

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Posted: Nov 3rd, 2010
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Queuing drinkers ‘let down’, says Friday night report

The government’s new Drinking Commission said the law should be changed so anyone queuing when last orders is called could still exercise their right to become inebriated and start a fight in a chip shop or over who was in the taxi queue first.

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Posted: May 24th, 2010
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Election decided on penalties

Back of the net!  If that's OK with you, Nick?With political stalemate gripping Westminster it was agreed yesterday that the outcome of the 2010 British General Election be decided by a penalty shoot-out.  

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Posted: May 7th, 2010
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Bin Laden fed up with canvassers constantly knocking at cave door

'These fanatics will stop at nothing!'Osama bin Laden today spoke out against what he called ‘the West’s evil, unremitting campaign of persecution’ waged by local party activists determined to secure his support in Thursday’s general election.

‘If it’s not the Tories, it’s Labour or the Liberal Democrats,’ fumed the al-Qaeda leader today. ‘All day every day I’m up and down to the cave door like a bloody yo-yo. I moved out here for a quiet life, you know, but every two minutes it’s ‘Can we count on your vote on Thursday, Mr bin Laden?’ Don’t tell me none of them saw my sign saying no door-to-door callers, free newspapers or intelligence agents.’

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Posted: May 4th, 2010
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ELECTION REVIEW

Who gets your vote?

As the election looks like requiring a replay, NewsBiscuit looks back at what the three main parties have been up to during ‘the Gordon Brown Years’.

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Posted: Apr 27th, 2010
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