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‘The Knitting’ (3) comes to BBC Four

Detective Sarah Lund, wearing a cream-grey-brown V-pattern jumper that’s almost low-cut, is seen investigating a crime involving a dismembered body (clad in a grey M&S XXXL North Coast funnel neck jumper with fleece for extra warmth)…

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2012
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Men around the world inspired by new blockbuster ‘Cheat, Prey, Loaf’

at last, a book that can be read with both handsA new memoir is causing a sensation among downtrodden, rapidly ageing men who are being insprired to achieve a state of enlightenment that enables them ‘to arse about all day, not really doing anything’.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2010
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Shreddies ‘Nanas’ freed from sweatshop

old ladies attacked rescuers with knitting needlesFour hundred elderly women have today been freed from a factory in the Midlands where they were employed to ‘knit’ Shreddies for a pittance. Police were tipped off that the ‘Nanas’, made famous by recent advertising were being forced to work sixteen hour days seven days a week in atrocious conditions. When police raided the factory, they found many women close to death and several had to be put to sleep at their workstations as they became violent when officers tried to bring them to safety. One woman lashed out with her knitting needles and badly injured one officer, she was eventually cornered in a toilet cubicle and shot in the head.

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Posted: May 29th, 2009
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