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Utility boss threatens ‘eternal darkness’ if energy prices frozen

historical data shows hell still warming nicelyCentrica has warned that there is likely to be a period of ‘eternal darkness’, if Labour’s newly announced plans to freeze the cost of fuel go ahead.

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2013
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Menopausal women’s hot flushes to power national grid

fan just takes, takes, takesEnvironmentalists are celebrating the success of an experiment to tap into the vast heat resources of menopausal women as an alternative to fossil fuels. Researchers now believe that the irregularities in middle-aged women’s body temperatures could present a powerful and renewable source of energy.

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Posted: Jun 27th, 2013
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npower launches ‘dual death’ discount for pensioners

Elderly couples could be a lot better off by switching to npower’s new Dual Death Discount tariff, the energy supplier announced today. Should both die within the 12 month contract, a 10% saving will be applied to the couple’s final bill.

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2012
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Man killed by Taser offered ‘too much resistance’, claim police

‘The coppers at first remained static while attempting to charge the man who they suspected of battery, and did not see the situation’s potential to spark such a shocking result.’

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Posted: Aug 28th, 2011
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US capital to be converted from Washington DC to AC

The United States Government has announced ambitious plans to change the name of their capital to Washington AC keeping it in line with their present alternating political system.

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Posted: Dec 15th, 2009
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