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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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Hamas to broadcast BBC license appeal

Hamas has agreed to run a controversial appeal on behalf of the BBC license fee. The appeal, which has been criticised by many as ‘overtly political’, will be broadcast tomorrow on the one remaining television set in the Gaza Strip. The BBC license fee has been the subject of heated political debate and many believe that it is too sensitive a subject for Hamas to broadcast without undermining their hard-earned reputation for impartiality.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2009
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Blair retires as Middle East Peace Envoy; ‘my work is done’

There was a champagne reception for Tony Blair yesterday as he left his job as Middle East Peace envoy surrounded by bouquets and cards congratulating him on a job well done.

‘It just shows that if you set your mind to something it can be achieved. I’m not pretending that it wasn’t difficult at times, that there weren’t huge obstacles to be overcome, but I think we can look back at where Israel/Palestine was when I started on this job eighteen months ago and agree that the peace situation is very different now.’

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Posted: Jan 8th, 2009
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