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Gok Wan slams London rioters’ for their dress sense

Fashion guru Gok Wan was particularly critical of the poor adherence to 70’s chic, ‘Being on the world’s TV screens is a great opportunity for British fashion, so I’m particularly disappointed that people have failed to make an effort. We were expecting flowing denims, long hair and bohemian looks; resorting to a 1973-style Provo IRA balaclava really doesn’t cut it.’

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Posted: Aug 9th, 2011
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America stood shoulder to shoulder with us over terrorism, says Gerry Adams

Gerry Adams has been criticised for getting his historical facts wrong in a speech during his American tour, in which he alluded to the war.

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2010
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Terrorist camps throw their support behind Diploma qualification

Maths and ICT now crucial to realisation of an individual's potentialTerrorist organisations including Al-Qaeda, Shining Path and ETA today joined leading business and education bodies to support the government’s flagship Diploma qualification for 14-19 year olds. The Diploma, which sits alongside existing qualifications such as GCSE’s and A-levels, mix hands-on experience with traditional classroom learning.

Hasan Nasarallah, leader of Hezbollah, says: ‘What we like about the Diploma is the emphasis on core skills like English, Maths and ICT, all of which are crucial at all levels of the organisation, from mastermind to disposable martyr. I can’t tell you how many times we’ve had operations go pear-shaped because someone can’t work out the timing on a detonator or read a SatNav properly.’

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Posted: Dec 23rd, 2009
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Real IRA furious that someone else has bagged their name on Twitter

begorrah and bedad, now Many celebrities use the word ‘Real’ in front of their name to differentiate from imposters

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2009
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Referees ‘should wear uniforms when off-duty’

‘Referees are easy to spot by the way they run backwards shaking their heads.’

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Posted: Mar 11th, 2008
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