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Museums now on the look-out for loose appendage

some say an opportunity may have been missed...Following the revelation that the blue and gold braided beard on the mask of the pharaoh Tutankhamun had been hurriedly glued back on after it was damaged, archaeologists and museum conservators around the world are checking for other instances of bodged conservation.

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2015
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Premier League to outsource match production to India

‘The move will mean we will be able to hold season ticket prices,’ said a spokesman. ‘Admittedly fans will have to travel to the sub-continent to actually watch the matches, but the brands will be the same and that is what really matters.’

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Posted: Oct 24th, 2014
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India to erect statues of George Osborne

During his tour of India drumming up business, the Indian government has announced it is to honour UK Chancellor George Osborne with statues of him in some of the country’s holiest places.

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Posted: Jul 12th, 2014
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Indian space mission set to end Indian poverty

There’s a definite chance that if we can discover signatures of methane in the Martian atmosphere life will be much much better for the 400 million Indians living in poverty. I’m sure they’re all crossing their emaciated, disease-ridden fingers that the mission is a success.’

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2013
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Cold calling pensioner turns tables on call centres

The call centres say Edith has now started using sales techniques such as starting the conversation with ‘good afternoon, this is just a quick chat call’ to lull them into a false sense of security.

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Posted: Mar 25th, 2012
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