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Big beasts of Tory party ‘dangerously close to extinction’

always had its claws outThe recent demise of the Thatcher, once considered the most fearsome of all the big Tory beasts, has put renewed focus on the dwindling numbers of Tories who, in happier times, roamed freely through the jungles of Middle England.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2013
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Prisoners to be released through new HMP Gift Shops

shoplifting actually encouragedIn a new effort to rebalance the public finances, Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that prisoners reaching the end of their sentence in UK jails will no longer be released straight onto the streets, but will instead leave prison through a new HM Prisons Gift Shop.

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2012
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Clegg ‘heard May tell Clarke that PM emailed Ed Davey to say no to snooping’

‘I’m completely opposed to snooping in any form,’ said Clegg, ‘and I know my Cabinet colleagues are too because I read it in a classified policy paper that Vince Cable accidentally left on his desk yesterday.’

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Posted: Apr 4th, 2012
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Hague backs plans to restrict discussions that could reveal MPs’ intelligence

kept pulling at the door marked 'push'William Hague has backed plans to prevent intelligence being discussed in open conversation, particularly when it makes MPs look stupid. “As Secretary of Two Big, Important Things, I am ideally placed to reassure the public that I’m quite bright, really”, explained Hague to a crowd of journalists. “This new rule means you can’t ask me how I got this bucket stuck on my foot, or why I spent the first twenty minutes of this meeting in the broom cupboard.”

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2011
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Pakistani cricketers apply for bails

The Pakistani cricketers convicted yesterday of conspiracy to throw matches in last year’s Test against England have applied for bails.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2011
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