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‘Catch It, Bin It, Kill It’ campaign fails to kill off George Osborne

The infamous George Osborne (Georgeus Gideoliver Osbornosus) bacterium has failed to be controlled yet again

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2014
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Red Nose Day appeal: Help to save a comedian’s career

Comic Relief founder Richard Curtis has spoken out about the many comedians who rely on the aid of Red Nose Day to sustain their careers and offset their tax liabilities.

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2013
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Acceptability of edgy comedy to be determined by Hawkeye

The Hawkeye system used in cricket and tennis is to be trialled in the world of comedy to establish definitively whether an attempt at a joke crosses the line or not.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2012
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Thousands rush to sign-up to ‘Jimmy Carr avoidance’ scheme

Thousands of people the length and breadth of the UK have today been reported to be signing up to a Jimmy Carr avoidance scheme. The highly controversial scheme allows ‘subscribers’ to filter, loan out and offset 99% of their Jimmy Carr coverage, leaving them with just a 1% Jimmy Carr burden.

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Posted: Jun 21st, 2012
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Psychic offended by joke that hasn’t been written yet

Celebrity psychic Derek Acorah has called on Jimmy Carr to apologise for the ‘needless and hurtful’ joke he is going to make at the Derby Assembly Rooms in early 2013.

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Posted: May 3rd, 2012
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