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Monopoly to withdraw get out of jail free cards

Dozens of armed robbers, rapists and evaders of the TV licence fee have used get out of jail free cards to dupe prison staff supplied by G4S and Serco into allowing them to abscond. After intense pressure from the Home Office and the Police Federation, Hasbro, makers of Monopoly, have said they will no longer supply the cards in new games.

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Posted: May 22nd, 2014
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Adam Smith Institute competes against itself

Free market think-tank the Adam Smith Institute has been split into a dozen competing Adam Smith Institutes as a result of a ruling by the Competition Commission. The Commission found that the Institute, as the only one with that name, was exercising an anti-competitive monopoly.

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Posted: Feb 20th, 2013
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‘Mansion tax’ proposal welcomed by makers of Monopoly board game

Hasbro, makers of the popular Monopoly game, have called for the Government to go further and introduce taxes for those who have more than two houses on the same road, and for hotel owners.

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Posted: Mar 9th, 2012
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Tesco officially owns ‘every-fuckin’-thing’

Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy has announced that, after completing the acquisition of the Co-Op and the Happy Garden Chinese takeaway in Bromsgrove, it now owns every-fuckin’-thing in the whole fuckin’ country.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2011
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Mr Monopoly frontrunner to be IMF chief

Mr Monopoly, famed as the face of popular board game ‘Monopoly’ is the shock favourite to take up the position of head of the International Monetary Fund following the arrest and resignation on its former leader, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

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Posted: May 20th, 2011
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