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Adult entertainment industry mourns death of last man to pay for porn

Adult entertainers throughout the world flocked to a crematorium in south London yesterday to pay their dues to Eric Swell, the last known purchaser of full-price pornography. Germans and Swedes rubbed shoulders in the packed chapel as Mr Swell’s coffin glided through the curtains to the moving strains of ‘slap funk bass incidental 5 – the plumber rings the doorbell’.

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Posted: May 14th, 2013
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‘Weird old weight loss tip’ advertised on internet turns out to be heroin addiction

choose lite‘It turns out that ‘Paul from Glasgow’ does exist and really did lose the weight, but when we found him in a bedsit he was sitting in his own filth, injecting heroin between his toes and hadn’t eaten for three days.’

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2013
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Online dating in turmoil as EU rules lonely hearts ads must not discriminate

The test case was brought by Deborah Jarrow, 42, who claims her chances of finding true love have been unfairly restricted on the grounds that she is too old, too young, too dumpy, too female or too devoid of a good sense of humour – a point which she ably proved by taking the case to Court.

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Posted: Jul 6th, 2012
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Online gamers become first to complete Internet on hardest setting

next challenge: visiting the Library without a cardTwo unemployed men from Woking in Surrey have become the first people to complete The Internet on the hardest setting, game designer Sir Tim Berners-Lee confirmed today.

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Posted: Jun 30th, 2012
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Couple succeed in using week off to book next holiday

went on every tour availableSpent the first weekend of break chillaxing in preparation for the ordeal that lay ahead.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2012
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