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Beggars must register for VAT, Osborne announces

As of 1st April 2013, all licenced beggars must be registered for VAT and charge tax on top of all donations they receive.

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Posted: Aug 20th, 2012
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Homeless may be used as street lighting

‘It makes sense because people living on the streets can move to where they’re needed,’ said a spokesman for one Conservative local authority.

But homeless charities have attacked the plans arguing that dogs might use the ‘homeless lamp posts’ to cock their leg against

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Posted: Mar 19th, 2012
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Tributes pour in for homeless drug addict

People from all walks of life have been paying tribute today to Jake Riley, a homeless heroin addict who died at the weekend aged just 34.

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Posted: Feb 14th, 2012
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Tramps go multi-lingual for London Olympics

The organisers of the London Olympics have confirmed they’re to offer every person living rough on the streets of the capital free language lessons ahead of the opening of the games in 2012.

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Posted: Mar 27th, 2011
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Fashion industry goes crazy for new diet book ‘Homeless People Don’t Get Fat’

includes a guide to the very finest soup kitchensPublishers have been delighted by the success of a diet book which reveals the eating secrets of Britain’s famously trim beggars and vagabonds.

‘The homeless force us to ask ourselves difficult questions,’ said one fashion commentator. ‘Questions like ‘how come they manage to stay so slim?’ and ‘why can’t I go so long between meals?’’

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Posted: Dec 6th, 2010
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