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Homeless hit by ‘spare cardboard box tax’

Single homeless people sleeping in cardboard boxes will be penalised for each container over-and-above their ‘main bedroom box’, the government has confirmed. The levy on income will be deducted at source, from the paper cups in front of them, by specially-trained ‘proceeds of begging recovery experts’.

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Posted: May 14th, 2013
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All of Spain to stay in German spare rooms until they get themselves sorted

As a novel alternative to any further bailout loans to Spain, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that every Spanish citizen has been offered a spare room in a German household. But only until they sort their shit out, she stressed.

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2012
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Liberal Democrats call for comfier pavements as homelessness rises

The Liberal Democrats have urged the government to take action on sharply rising homelessness by making the nation’s pavements more comfortable to lie down on.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2012
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