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Conservative Party to adopt new ‘jackboot’ logo in place of tree

SchweinhundsThe Conservative Party has decided to rebrand itself as ‘The Workers Party,’ following poor opinion poll ratings among low-waged workers in marginal constituencies.

They have also been urged by constituency MPs to replace the party’s logo – currently a green tree – because it no longer reflects the party’s aspirations and the leader’s determination to ‘get rid of all this green crap.’

A backbencher has suggested adopting a boot as the party’s new symbol, to suggest sympathy with hardworking Brits who, as a consequence of the global economic crisis of 2008, have had to show resilience and fortitude by pulling themselves up by their bootstraps. However, a graphic design consultancy asked to submit some preliminary images said it was difficult to make the bootstraps stand out in silhouette, and suggested the party might prefer to use the more classic outline of a military jackboot instead.

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Posted: Feb 26th, 2014
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Qatar ‘will be moved’ to hold Qatar World Cup, says Fifa official

Fifa has played down claims from its own general secretary that the 2022 World Cup can take place in Qatar only if the country is transported, sandbag by sandbag, somewhere else.

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2014
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Roy Hodgson in homophobia row after referring to German midfielders as ‘Benders’

Following on from the recent ‘space monkey’ row, England manager Roy Hodgson has found himself in further controversy after reportedly referring to two German players as ‘Benders’ during Tuesday’s friendly.

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Posted: Nov 21st, 2013
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Historians hail Grand Theft Otto as first video game

hailed by critics as 'a massive ego trip' from start to finishThe remnants of the illustrated instruction manual and some of the beautifully detailed glass slides for Grand Theft Otto provide an amazing insight into political and domestic trends in Europe at the time.

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Posted: Sep 27th, 2013
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European flooding latest: God tells Nigel Farage to build ark

2 by 2 policy 'under review'UKIP leader Nigel Farage today revealed that he has been instructed by God to build an ark in order to protect sane, anti-European thinkers like himself from the rising flood waters which God has sent to central Europe as a punishment for the incompetence and bureaucracy of the European Union…

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Posted: Jun 3rd, 2013
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