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Greece applies for a student loan

largin' it!Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis fears that an EU bailout extension may not cover the cost of his dream to study Media at university. Although his country’s debt is running at 175% of GDP, a spokesman for Mr Varoufakis said he is also keen to fund three years of film watching, the opportunity to swim in a fountain and to ‘put a traffic cone on local statue’.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
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David Cameron no longer allowed to work from home

Despite claiming 10 Downing Street is more of an office than his family home, HR officers have discovered the PM spends most of his days watching Netflix and playing with his cat instead of running the country.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
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Malcolm Rifkind launches ‘MP Relief’

Malcolm Rifkind has launched the first charity appeal designed to raise money for impoverished MPs. ‘I’m passionate about this cause,’ he says, ‘Many MPs are currently sleeping on benches. Green ones, all day.’

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
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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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