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History of Michael Gove to be made compulsory in secondary schools

Michael Gove, circa 1950‘His story is as English as the Battle of Hastings, or Clause 28,’ said one source.

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Posted: Mar 31st, 2014
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Men on diets demand to know when the potato ‘stopped being a vegetable’

Frustrated males shamed into embracing a healthy regime have been outraged to discover that starchy, tuberous crops are not the route to a six-pack, female approval and eternal life as had been previously suggested.

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Posted: Mar 8th, 2014
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Cuadrilla plans to frack Eric Pickles

workers will only stop for pie breaksWith the cost of policing protests at its test drilling site in Sussex spiralling out of control, energy firm Cuadrilla has decided to try Plan B. Starting next week, it will begin fracking for oil and gas in an equally large and equally immobile site, the Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles. There are some major logistical challenges to overcome, the firm admitted.

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Posted: Aug 23rd, 2013
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Big beasts of Tory party ‘dangerously close to extinction’

always had its claws outThe recent demise of the Thatcher, once considered the most fearsome of all the big Tory beasts, has put renewed focus on the dwindling numbers of Tories who, in happier times, roamed freely through the jungles of Middle England.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2013
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Eric Pickles to be declared an Site of Special Scientific Interest

The range of biodiversity found on Mr Pickles has long been recognised by conservationists.

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2013
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