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Safety fears as green protestors assaulted by genetically modified wheat

wheat now able to walk like a triffidThe long-term viability of genetically-modified (GM) crops has been called into question, after members of an anti-GM group were viciously assaulted by roaming wheat columns larger than a double-decker bus.

Protestors broke into the Hertfordshire field where the feisty crop is being grown with the intention of uprooting it and setting it alight, but their plans were thwarted when several bundles of wheat proved to be aggressively self-aware.

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Posted: May 27th, 2012
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Occupy Tiny Tots protest draws world’s attention to ‘kids with better toys’

batteries not includedThere are fears that Tiny Tots nursery in Newport may be forced to close on safety grounds after a group of 4-year-olds sat on the floor and refused to move away from the fire exit.

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Posted: Oct 25th, 2011
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Protests as police force forced to police police protest

Police have begun policing protests by police protesters against police force cuts forced on the force by the Home Office.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2011
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BBC correspondents hoping Middle East protests spread to ‘tropical country with nice beaches’

Senior BBC journalists have appealed to the BBC to stop sending them to ‘ghastly countries like Yemen and Libya’ and help foment a bit of civil unrest somewhere nicer, like Jamaica or the Maldives instead.

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Posted: Mar 7th, 2011
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Government to introduce protest fees for students

Vince Cable 'heroic'The coalition government today unveiled controversial plans to begin charging fees to students who wish to leave school and pursue a course in opposing government policy.

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Posted: Dec 10th, 2010
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