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Tour de France latest: Yorkshire folk ‘adopting French ways’

Vive les rosbifs!The population of Yorkshire has really taken the Tour de France to heart and is beginning to adopt French mannerisms and tastes as a result, according to reports coming in from ‘God’s own County’.

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Posted: Jul 8th, 2014
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Parliamentary debates to get Hawkeye

New technology based on the Hawkeye system is being introduced to the House of Commons which will show instantly whether or not insults thrown during debates have hit the target. Observers believe it could have a significant effect on the outcome of parliamentary votes.

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2013
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New £500 coin to explain ‘Leg Before Wicket’ law

The Royal Mint is to release a new £500 coin with a detailed explanation of the LBW law on it’s reverse. ‘LBW has always caused some confusion and it’s hoped that the new coin will make things much clearer,’ said a spokesman for the Mint, attributing the idea to Former England test star Geoffrey Boycott.

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Posted: Jan 7th, 2012
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‘Rioters display poor technique’ claims Toxteth riot veteran

way too much larking about these daysJohn Ashurst, TV pundit and veteran of the 1981 Toxteth riots in Liverpool today slammed what he called the ‘highly suspect’ techniques of many of the rioters who have wreaked havoc on English streets over the last few days.

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Posted: Aug 9th, 2011
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