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BFI ’caused the miners’ strike’

‘Scargill wasn’t fussed about striking,’ said a BFI insider. ‘He was more interested in designing breakfast cereal-themed hairstyles. Thatcher wasn’t that bothered, either – at the time she was contemplating leaving politics to set up an animal sanctuary within a lesbian commune.’

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2014
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Senior South Yorkshire Police ‘made officers rewrite their Christmas Cards’

Messages inside greetings cards received by friends of members of South Yorkshire police were dictated by senior officers, a new report published today shows.

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Posted: Oct 24th, 2012
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Rescue operation delayed as Chilean miners go on strike

‘The Chilean Mineworkers Union told us we shouldn’t stand for these working and living conditions,’ said one of the miners.

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2010
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