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Liam Fox apologises for soundtrack to Afghan war

UK Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has been forced into an apology for the poor soundtrack to the current Afghan and Libyan conflicts. ‘People look back on the Vietnam war and remember the great soundtrack but forget all the bad stuff’ he explained. ‘One of the biggest problems faced by our forces today in Afghanistan and Libya is the low availability of good music.’

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Posted: May 28th, 2011
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UK troops ‘only in Misrata to plan street parties’

15" screen to be erected in central square so everyone can watchWilliam Hague has strongly denied that UK troops being sent into Misrata represents boots on the ground, arguing that their mission is solely to aid locals in their preparations for street parties to celebrate next week’s royal wedding.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2011
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Qaddafi subdues international critics by changing the subject

In a surprise move certain to galvanize pro-Qaddafi forces and quell the recent rebel uprisings throughout Libya, embattled Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has begun a campaign of changing the subject as often as possible to anything other than Libya.

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Posted: Apr 22nd, 2011
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Gaddafi finally surrenders after being ambushed by Gillian Duffy

After several weeks of NATO-led fighting in Libya, Colonel Gaddafi finally stood down today after being buttonholed on a walkabout by Rochdale pensioner Gillian Duffy.

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Posted: Apr 15th, 2011
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Vince Cable defects to Libya

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable arrived in Tripoli last night and is ‘no longer willing’ to work for the Conservative and Liberal Democrat regime, Libya has confirmed.

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2011
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