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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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Amnesty calls for ‘fighting chance’ executions

straps are just about undoable‘Nations must promise to use slower and less effective methods of execution in order to give prisoners at least a last chance of escape.’

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2009
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Consumers boycott Chinese goods, discover there is nothing else to buy

Free Tibet, with every purchase‘I mean, there were other things in the shops, but they cost a lot more, and those Chinese policemen were only doing their job.’

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2008
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Rosa Parks ‘was victim of superglue prank’

‘Demonstrates the power of practical jokes to change the world’

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2007
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Scooby Doo kids ‘beat suspects into confession’

The crime fighting kids made famous by the Scooby Doo TV series secured false confessions through violence and intimidation according to new papers released this week.

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Posted: Feb 26th, 2007
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