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Christmas to be moved to accommodate Qatar World Cup

a gift from Santa BlatterRepresentatives of Europe’s biggest Christian groups had said that they were against a winter World Cup on the grounds that it would overshadow the build up to the annual festival, popular for about the last 2000 years, but FIFA President Sepp Blatter argued ‘Compromises will need to be made. There’s no reason why a religious festival celebrated by millions around the world shouldn’t be moved.’

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Posted: Feb 24th, 2015
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Bob Marley finally charged years after confessing sheriff’s murder

‘He was gloating, plain and simple.’ said Randall’s son, Jeff. ‘We had to live with the knowledge that not only was the man who had shot my father never convicted, he was making money off the royalties.’

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Posted: Feb 24th, 2015
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Cumberbatch a ‘certainty’ for 2016 Oscar

The movie, filmed over thirty years, is the rags to riches tale of a second rate actor struggling against the crippling effects of severe athlete’s foot. ‘The film has everything that will make it a success at next year’s Oscars,’ said Cumberbatch, ‘A quirky production deceit about a character in show business who is battling for success whilst fighting a crippling disease.’

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Posted: Feb 24th, 2015
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Hogwarts becomes second free school closed in a week

Ghosts were being used as teaching assistants without any CRB checks.

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Posted: Feb 24th, 2015
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Parents concerned radicalised girls travel south to join the Tory party

Police, teachers and the parents of three teenagers from Liverpool who have run away from home fear they may have been radicalised and travelled south to join the Conservative party. The three girls were last seen at Watford Gap services, wearing traditional Tory dress of yellow corduroy trousers, tweed jackets and a blue rosette.

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Posted: Feb 23rd, 2015
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