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Somali pirates blame ‘Health and Safety gone mad’ for downturn

Pirates operating off the coast of Somalia have blamed ‘overregulation’ and an over-zealous attitude to enforcement of Health and Safety rules for their recent lack of success.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2012
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Russian brides not to be left on counter top, firm says

A London insurance firm has disciplined junior actuary Simon Thompson after his part-time franchise activities triggered complaints from colleagues. While the firm said it had no issue with Thompson’s mail-order bride business, it did object when he started leaving samples in the kitchens.

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Posted: Mar 15th, 2011
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Neil Oliver insures his hair for a million pounds

The presenter of the TV series Coast has insured his hair for one million pounds.

Neil Oliver’s distinctive windswept locks join a long line of physical assets celebrities have insured.

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2010
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Enfield builder insures arse crack for £1m

Dressed for successMichael Hilton, a builder from Enfield, North London, has protected himself against professional ruin by insuring his bum crack for £1m with Lloyd’s of London.

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Posted: Mar 30th, 2009
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Death Star; insurance money still unpaid

‘Dispute over whether it qualifies as ‘An Act of the Force”

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Posted: Nov 6th, 2007
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