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Radiohead announce surprise release of new album ‘three weeks ago’

Will somebody, please, pull them out of the air crashHot on the heels of surprise new albums from U2 and Beyonce, the music world has again been rocked by news that Radiohead had released their tenth album online three weeks ago. Postmortemism came out to coincide with the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11 and was deleted the following day, before anyone could become aware of its existence.

Lead singer Thom Yorke explained that the band were sick of ‘prostituting themselves’ by bothering to tell people when they issued new music. Instead, the band flagged up the album’s release by posting a series of cryptic five second animations on their website of aardvarks flossing their teeth.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2014
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Comrade Miliband denies lurch to the left

beer and sandwiches, anyone?The Labour Party will not lurch to the left under my leadership, insisted Ed Miliband, as he announced a five year plan to increase coal and steel production.

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2014
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FIFA 15 game to feature bribery and corruption

The new FIFA 15 football game, due to be released next month on Xbox and PS, will be the most realistic yet, claim developers.

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Posted: Sep 14th, 2014
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Paisley and McGuinness brought together via miracle of Photoshop

Tony Blair and Irish Premier Bertie Ahern toiled into the early hours, cutting and pasting images of DUP and Sinn Fein members together to create a new power-sharing assembly at Stormont.

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Posted: Sep 13th, 2014
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England to remain as ‘scapegoat’ in event of Scottish independence

What have the Britons ever done for us, eh?Fans of psychological projection, blamestorming and scapegoating were over the moon last night after First Minister Alex Salmond won them an important concession in the lead-up to next week’s historic referendum. It has been confirmed that, even when Scotland has become a strong, world respected nation with a flourishing economy and healthy population, it will still have an option to ‘blame everything on the English’.

Some experts feared that Scotland’s booming economy and spreading bonhomie might change the national character forever. The feel good factor, surging national confidence and removal of all the chains that held them back could, ironically, have a detrimental effect on the nation, the experts warned.

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2014
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