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Alien megastructure maybe Heathrow’s third runway

In an attempt to increase aviation capacity while avoiding flightpaths near Tory homeowners, the UK Government has constructed an extra runway orbiting the star known as KIC 8462852. So voracious had been Londoner’s objections that they had insisted that noise pollution would only be tolerable at a distance of 454 parsecs from Earth, or ‘somewhere up north where people vote Labour’.

Being 1,480 light years from the main terminus, baggage-handlers have already raised concerns about round trips to the constellation Cygnus.

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2015
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Britain’s towns to be given movie-style classifications

a village all the family can enjoyA new government scheme will see many of Britain’s cities, towns and villages of rated in a manner similar to that adopted by the British Board of Film Classification.

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Posted: Mar 18th, 2015
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Stoke allotments shortlisted as viable option for new Heathrow runway

Heathrow’s third runway could potentially be sited on an allotment in Stoke on Trent, Airport executives today confirmed, after top level talks between Senior Heathrow Directors and committee members of Myrtle Lane Allotments Society went well.

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Posted: Dec 20th, 2013
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