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Middle East crisis solved on Twitter

Netanyahu still hasn't been toldThere were jubilant scenes across the Middle East last night, as the bitter dispute between Israel and its Arab neighbours finally ended, thanks to a series of Tweets from two individuals on opposite sides of the argument.

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Posted: Dec 7th, 2012
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District Council turns down Israeli planning application for 3000 new homes

‘As council leaders we were worried about the loss of visual amenity to local people and the pressure it would put on local roads and schools. We are committed to keeping the green belt intact at all costs’.

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Posted: Dec 5th, 2012
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UN mix-up sees Chuckle Brothers appointed Middle East peace envoys

Embarrassed UN officials today confirmed that Barry and Paul Chuckle, the much-loved children’s entertainers, have assumed joint responsibility for the role of the UN’s Peace Envoy to the Middle East following ‘some confusion at the office of our PR firm’.

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Posted: Sep 17th, 2009
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Israeli tanks deflecting anger with ‘Baby on Board’ stickers

baby on boardIsraeli tanks occupying key positions in Gaza are displaying Baby on Board’ stickers in an effort to divert criticism from locals. There have been a number of reported incidents in which angry mobs of Palestinian youths gathered to throw stones at Israeli tanks, but stopped as soon as they noticed the baby sign.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2009
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Pub regulars inadvertently put world to rights

988-pubA group of drinking friends were hailed as heroes this morning after providing solutions to all the world’s major problems during the course of a routine night out in Runcorn. The Nag’s Head regulars unwittingly formulated a manifesto for a vastly improved world in a 20-minute conversation between last orders and turning-out time, but didn’t discover the effect of their far-reaching solutions until the following morning.

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Posted: Feb 16th, 2009
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