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Olympic Torch relay stuck in slow traffic behind tourist caravan in Cornwall

The Olympic Torch got off to a slow start on its tour of Britain after getting caught behind Brian and Cynthia Jennings on the A30 in West Cornwall.

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Posted: May 18th, 2012
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Stoke to be latest London borough says Boundary Commission

‘Spreading London around the country is an effective way of answering critics who say London concentrates too much power in the South East.’ explained a Commission spokesperson.

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Posted: Apr 26th, 2012
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Fuel strike threat hits central London as commuters panic-buy Oyster cards

will work brilliantly until government warns of impending bus drivers' strikeWith many of the capital’s residents not using or even owning a car, it was feared they could miss out on the fun of needlessly queuing for something that is not currently in short supply.

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Posted: Mar 29th, 2012
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London 2012 posters portray suitable images of confusion and mayhem

The unveiling of the official London 2012 posters has caused chaos and downright fear as people attempt to work what is going on the various canvases.
’Leading UK artists’ like Tracy Emin and Chris Ofili have contributed to the selection of artwork which generally shows incomprehensible shapes and figures set against a background of swirling catastrophe [...]

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Posted: Nov 7th, 2011
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Shock decision to cancel HS2 as 23 minute saving is ‘bugger all’

The incoming Transport Minister, Justine Greening, has announced the cancellation of the High Speed 2 rail project which would have linked London and Birmingham. Speaking from her constituency home in Putney, Ms Greening said, ‘looking at the facts, it has become clear that shortening the journey time between London and Birmingham by 23 minutes isn’t really going to revive the economy.’

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2011
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