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Britons have nothing to fear from large floating ‘Death Star’

finds your lack of faith 'disturbing'After reports from a whistle blower about strange things happening in the skies above Britain which has finally led members of the public to look up and say ‘Crikey!’ Foreign Secretary William Hague made it clear today that voters should not be worried by the partially constructed space station increasing in size each night in the sky above Slough.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2013
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Google search for ‘reasons to put something back into society’ returns no results

search for alternative names for Google brought up Swindle, Diddle, Fiddle and Gullible, but only on Yahoo!‘A simple inquiry ‘How can multinational corporations contribute to society?’ turned up no results, while an open query about the redistribution of wealth through taxation only brought up adverts for some banks in the Cayman Islands.’

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Posted: May 21st, 2013
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Northampton corner shop named as only UK business to pay full corporation tax

When confronted over the findings, Mr Johnson, owner of CJ’s News & Booze, admitted that he was ‘ashamed’ of his actions.

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Posted: May 21st, 2013
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Google start ‘real world’ target-based advertising

google bus stopInternet search and online advertising giant Google has decided to enter into the ‘real world’ market with targeted advertising on billboards and bus shelters. The digital displays utilises users’ mobile phone GPS and browsing history to display life-sized adverts that are user specific.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2013
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‘Trial by Twitter’ acquittal after unconvincing 140 character closing address

The ‘trial by Twitter’ of ex Tory Treasurer Lord McAlpine on sex abuse charges ended in farce after the prosecution made the elementary blunder of starting its closing address with ‘Ladies and gentleman of the jury, thank you for your careful attention during this proceeding,’ thus leaving it only 46 characters for the balance of its address.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2012
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