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Cow left in Asda by protesting farmer promoted to store manager

A dairy cow which was left in an Asda supermarket in Middlesbrough last month has been put in charge of running the store, it has emerged. Daisy had been taken to the store by farmer Kevin Pritchard as part of a nationwide protest against falling milk prices but has proven to be the best placed candidate to run the store.

‘Kevin left me in the shop while he went off to talk to the local journos,’ said Daisy. ‘When there was a bit of an altercation he was manhandled off the premises, leaving me stranded in Aisle 6, Dairy, Eggs & Cheese. I felt a bit spare so when an old lady asked me if I knew which aisle the Steradent was kept in I took her round to Aisle 2, Toiletries & Feminine Hygiene, and it started from there.’

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2015
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By-passed villagers lament inability to complain about HS2 ruining their homes

residents have never seen a train beforeResidents of the chocolate box village of Aynton in Berkshire have said that they are ‘stunned and shocked’ by the Transport Secretary’s decision not to route the controversial High Speed 2 rail link close to their homes.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2015
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Vegetarians finally call an end to protest

finally dawned that cucumbers suffer too...After more than 50 years since the first dinner party was ruined by someone saying ‘I can’t eat this, I’m vegetarian’, a protest which was then taken up by millions of people worldwide finally came to an end this morning as vegetarians everywhere returned to eating any and all types of meat.

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2012
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St Pauls ‘forgets’ Remembrance Sunday

‘What, with all the tents outside and the dean leaving, the fact that we needed to hold a Remembrance Sunday service completely slipped my mind’ said red-faced Dr Richard Chartres, the Bishop of London.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2011
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