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After 60 years of work, Windsor woman can’t retire due to ‘useless son’

An 86-year-old Windsor woman who has worked for 60 years may have to continue working into her nineties because her son is ‘an absolutely useless twat’, according to Age UK.

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Posted: May 28th, 2012
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World’s longest-married couple ‘only together for the sake of the kids’

Jack and Winnie Sandford got married in 1933 and have been together 77 years, longer than anyone else on earth, but according to 98-year-old Jack it is a living hell. ‘Every morning I wake up and wish I was dead. Or better still she was.’

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Cold calling pensioner turns tables on call centres

The call centres say Edith has now started using sales techniques such as starting the conversation with ‘good afternoon, this is just a quick chat call’ to lull them into a false sense of security.

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Posted: Mar 25th, 2012
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Residents at care home ‘proper chuffed’ as Royal visitor ignores buffet

Linda Phillips, Head Nursing Executive at the Sunshine Towers old peoples’ home in Devon, this morning told of the residents’ delight when a visit from Princess Anne resulted in the provision of a full, balanced meal for everyone. ‘They were all really pleased,’ she added, ‘A full buffet with baked beans and sausages was provided [...]

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Posted: Feb 2nd, 2012
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Battersea Dogs Home to start taking in abandoned pensioners

‘We have found OAPs down country lanes, in other people’s sheds, and even one who had been put in a sack with bricks and thrown in the canal.’

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Posted: Dec 8th, 2011
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