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Prisoners promise not to run off after voting

Fears that prisoners in the UK will simply run off after posting their voting slip in the ballot box have forced the Government to re-think proposals to give inmates the vote. ‘We have concerns that some prisoners may not be entirely trustworthy,’ said Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke.

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2011
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Aung San Suu Kyi tells tabloid press she really isn’t ready to start dating

still holding out for right Milk Tray man to swim across her lake.‘She’s just playing hard to get,’ said Mariana Holt, writing in the Daily Mail.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2010
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Festive blow as Turkeys to get right to vote for Christmas

It is believed the Government will formally announce later this week that Turkeys are to be given the right to vote for Christmas.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2010
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‘Two-weeks-in-the-sun’ clause discovered in Declaration of Human Rights

fundamental human flightA major rethink of the nation’s finances is underway today after UN lawyers discovered a forgotten clause in the Declaration of Human Rights, enshrining forever the entitlement of all to have a two-week holiday abroad irrespective of economic crises threatening their standard of living.

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2010
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Queuing drinkers ‘let down’, says Friday night report

The government’s new Drinking Commission said the law should be changed so anyone queuing when last orders is called could still exercise their right to become inebriated and start a fight in a chip shop or over who was in the taxi queue first.

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Posted: May 24th, 2010
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