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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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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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