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All of Spain to stay in German spare rooms until they get themselves sorted

‘I had promised my husband that he could have a plasma screen and a La-Z-Boy in that room to watch the football, but he has accepted that we all have to make sacrifices in these difficult times.’

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2014
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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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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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