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Election decided on penalties

Back of the net!  If that's OK with you, Nick?Five spot kicks each were allowed (with only two for the Liberals).  

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2015
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Electorate can use ‘reasonable force’ to defend against political candidates

‘Voters are now legally entitled to punch, kick and scratch anyone turning up at their door and asking for their vote,’ said the Lord Chief Justice, ‘It is clear provocation.’

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Posted: Mar 30th, 2015
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Election leadership debates to follow rules of Just a Minute

The format for the long-awaited election debate between the leaders of the main political parties has finally been agreed, with the rules based on the popular Radio 4 panel game Just A Minute.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2015
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‘I have never kicked a nun in the shins’ says Gordon Brown

questioner didn't ask if he'd kicked them anywhere elseThe Prime Minister claimed today that he had in fact never kicked a nun in the shins, despite claims to the contrary.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015
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David Miliband to seek re-election as his comedy alter-ego Ed

'a joke can go on for too long'Popular stand-up David Miliband has confirmed that he will once again be seeking re-election in the guise of his bumbling comic creation ‘Ed Miliband’.

‘I see that Al Murray made the headlines yesterday when he announced that his ‘Pub Landlord’ character will be standing against Nigel Farage, but I’ve been doing it for years’ chuckled Miliband. ‘I came up with the idea for a comedy younger brother years ago. He was a kind of imaginary friend when I was growing up, and when I went into politics it just seemed like a funny thing to try, and for some reason it caught on and I’ve been doing him ever since.’

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Posted: Jan 16th, 2015
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