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Pompeii crisis ‘nothing to do with me’, says Mount Vesuvius

Shock and aaw! Come on, seriously?Active volcano Mount Vesuvius has insisted that it was not behind the crisis that engulfed Pompeii in AD79, and should not be held accountable for the devastation that took place.

The large cone-shaped projection claims the burying of the Roman city was a result of cataclysmic activity in the earth’s crust and the events that took place would somehow have happened anyway.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2014
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Tony Blair to do ‘You Can’t Handle the Truth’ speech at Iraq Inquiry

"Heeeeere's Tony"Will use his second appearance at the Iraq Inquiry to deliver the famous speech from the film A Few Good Men.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2011
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Britain ‘chuffed’ with name-check in George W. Bush book

Haven't been so happy since Ronald Reagan only slightly mis-pronounced 'London'A carnival atmosphere erupted as it was discovered that the small island nation had been name-checked in the former president’s memoirs – and not just once!

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Posted: Nov 14th, 2010
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Iran completes construction of Death Star

'these are not the excuses you are looking for'‘The Death Star will be used for entirely peaceful purposes. Israel has no reason to worry about our new novelty paperweight.’

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2010
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Brian Haw sees property value of protest camp soar in past six months

compact, bijou, and worth a bloody fortuneNew figures released today show that anti-war protester Brian Haw has seen the value of the land he occupies in Westminster rise by a staggering 64% since January this year.

A spokesperson for the Halifax building society, which conducted the research, says: ‘This is the most encouraging sign yet that the recovery is real. While Mr Haw may be disappointed that men, women and children continue to die needlessly around the world, he can at least take comfort from knowing his camp site has continued to acquire equity during these troubling times.’

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Posted: May 30th, 2010
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