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Sony to fire film reels into North Korea in retaliation

Sony has vowed to retaliate against the ‘unwarranted hacking’ of its computer system by North Korea by moving a battery of film reel launchers up to the 38th parallel. ‘If they think The Candidate was disrespectful, wait until we lob copies of Bad Haircut, one of Ryan Sommers Baum’s best roles,’ a spokesman said.

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Posted: Dec 19th, 2014
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Metropolitan Police admit to ‘investigating crime’

Met to get back to good old-fashioned snooping, discreditingAt a press conference, Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-O’Hooligan confirmed mounting speculation that police were increasingly targeting known and suspected criminals, but was eager to put the practice into context. ‘I am in no way condoning what has happened, but it is worth pointing out that this was just a few bad apples acting alone and without authorisation. It is now firmly in the past, and moving forward I will ensure every officer upholds the highest standards of the Metropolitan Police by focusing their investigative resources solely on spying on and discrediting those people who seek to establish the truth about cases in which the Met is involved.’

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Posted: Jul 24th, 2014
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GCHQ to offer ‘find that lost email’ service

As part of the government’s plans to reduce the deficit, GCHQ will shortly introduce a new service to members of the public to enable them to track down emails that they thought they’d lost or deleted.

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2013
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Dozens trapped at Leveson World of Adventures

Or should that be misadventures?Emergency services were called on Sunday to help rescue passengers trapped for several months aboard a series of media rollercoasters at fantasy-themed entertainment park Leveson World of Adventures.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2013
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Lib Dems push for directly-elected newspaper editors

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has unveiled plans to end hereditary privilege in Britain by introducing directly-elected newspaper editors.

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Posted: Mar 1st, 2012
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