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Saudi women’s beach volleyball team set to ruin it for everyone

well, the sand does get everywhereThe Saudi Arabia women’s beach volleyball team has refused to wear the official uniform of 12-inch heels, crotchless micro-thongs and nipple-baring bikini tops at the Olympics this summer. Instead they’ll be covered head-to-toe in baggy black burqas which show off absolutely no flesh at all.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2012
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Saudi women granted right to back-seat drive

Shatt navSaudi women will be given the same freedom to criticise their male drivers as their Western counterparts.

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2011
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Saudi Arabia bans the wearing of berets and strings of garlic

‘Those people who insist on stepping out with baguettes under their arm are undermining the basic standards of our society,’ said King Abdullah.

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Posted: Apr 13th, 2011
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Church of England ‘forces women into bobble hats’

the Devil doesn't wear Pom PomsThe Church of England confirmed yesterday that it will soon require female adherents to cover their heads in public, and that the covering should be ‘fluffy, preferably woollen, with a pom-pom on top’.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2011
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Traditional Xmas pub fights banned ‘in case they offend Muslims’

Barmy ‘Equality Officers’ at Brent Council have outlawed the age-old British tradition of Christmas pub punch-ups in case the practice offends ‘those of faiths other than Christianity’.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2010
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