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Tension builds between North IKEA and South IKEA over Gnomes

The new advert for IKEA garden furniture that depicts a battle between uncaring, brutal modernising garden owners and a group of defenceless, poorly armed garden gnomes has revealed a deep cultural division within the IKEA UK organisation which reflects the traditional North/South divide.

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Posted: May 30th, 2013
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North Korean missile threat timing slammed as ‘insensitive’

'but what about Thatcher?'Political leaders around the world have today unified in their condemnation of the current aggressive stance by North Korea. The timing is being censured as both tasteless and inconsiderate, when most heads of state or their senior diplomats will wish to pay their respects to one another at the Thatcher funeral on Wednesday.

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Posted: Apr 12th, 2013
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West Korea avoids conflict with the North by pretending not to exist

Diplomats in the Republic of West Korea were being lauded last night after seventy years of peaceful coexistence with both the Southern Republic of Korea and the Northern People’s Democratic Republic, which outside observers put down to the nation’s hard work at hiding from everyone.

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Posted: Mar 23rd, 2013
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