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Coalition Olympic legacy ‘not as memorable as Putin’s’

David Cameron is today under pressure to explain why, two years on, the Coalition government has yet to take full advantage of the UK’s Olympic legacy.

Unfavourable comparisons have been drawn after Russia rode the wave of post-Sochi euphoria across the Ukrainian border, deep into the heart of Crimea.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2014
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UK happiness rating downgraded by Moody’s

Moody's refusing to get over itIn a shock announcement, the measure of the nation’s happiness, the Wellbeing Index, has been downgraded by the emotional ratings agency Moody’s from ‘OK’ to ‘Don’t Ask’.

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2013
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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee enthusiasts ‘now feeling like twats’

People who backed the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations say they now ‘feel like complete twats’. ‘What was all that about?’ said Jack Peters who helped organize a street party and wore a plastic crown for four days.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2012
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Anger as unemployed treat Jubilee weekend like Bank Holiday

There has been an angry reaction in a number of newspapers as it was discovered that nearly three million Brits took advantage of the long Bank Holiday weekend even though they don’t have a job.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2012
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Queen ‘comes out’ as dyslexic after igniting Deacon in error

Buckingham and Lambeth Palaces have presented a united front over the near-immolation of Stephen Wallace, the chubby Deacon of St Paul’s Cathedral, at the Jubilee Concert yesterday. The Queen apparently mis-read her instructions to light the large Beacon.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2012
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