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Escaped Hippo and Bear believed to be searching for Zippy

The hippo and bear which escaped from Georgia Zoo may be trying to find an animal unknown to science, known simply as ‘Zippy’, according to people who grew up in the 1970s and ’80s.

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2015
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‘NobNomination’ craze sweeps through Westminster

‘Often the nominee is compelled to make a complete knob out of him/herself, modelling bespoke high-viz waterproof gear that has clearly never seen mud before the photo opportunity or dare.’

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Posted: Feb 10th, 2015
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Roman middle classes ‘furious’ at government’s response to volcanic apocalypse

infamy, infamy..Pompeii could have been saved from the magma waves if the authorities had done more to protect its buildings than stack piles of surplus slaves up in front of the doors, local residents claimed yesterday.

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2014
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London Boroughs placed on amber flood alert as more rain forecast

The London Boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea have been issued with an amber flood alert after a puddle was spotted forming on a patch of grass in Kensington Palace Gardens.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2014
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Environment Agency launches new ‘Help to Sell’ scheme

dynamic, affordable housing...In the face of mounting public criticism, the government has rushed out a new property initiative to complement the popular ‘Help to Buy’ scheme, with particular emphasis on first-time flood victims.

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Posted: Feb 7th, 2014
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