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UKIP vows to repeal outdated child labour laws

'only way forward is back to the past'In an unexpected and unprecedented announcement, Nigel Farage has let slip UKIP’s plans to repeal what it called restrictive and outdated labour laws relating to the employment of children.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2015
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Bear Grylls publishes ‘To Grill a Flocking Bird’

existence of such a manuscript described as 'medium-rare'The book world is literally ablaze with astonishment today on reading the news that notorious agoraphile and mucky-pup Bear Grylls has stepped in to fill the bird-mocking void left by Harper Lee more than fifty-five years ago.

However, unlike Lee’s dreary black and white yarn of a mute lawyer imprisoned in a bird infested attic, Bear has crafted a complex and touching narrative that explores the positive aspects of racism, class, prejudice, injustice, and how best to catch and consume migrating wildlife.

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Posted: Feb 4th, 2015
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Patriots gather to commemorate Britain’s greatest queue

Commemorations are taking place in London today to mark the half centenary of what most historians agree to be Britain’s greatest queue. It is 50 years since thousands of patriots lined up outside Westminster Hall to view the body of some bloke who used to be the Prime Minister during World War Two.

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Posted: Jan 24th, 2015
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Homeopathic medicines ‘have no homophobic side effects’

‘It’s clinically proven,’ said Rachel Woodruffe, chair of the UK Homeopathic Medicines Association. ‘Take too many paracetamols and even the Guardian-reading liberals among us can suddenly start ranting about “Chinky peasant poofters”.’

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Posted: Dec 17th, 2014
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Farage suggests ‘Casual Racism Fridays’ for UK businesses

Nigel Farage has outlined a new manifesto pledge requesting the support of British businesses to promote their new ‘Casual Racism Fridays’ campaign, which he hopes to see adopted by the vast majority of UK businesses before the next election.

‘For too long the hard-working English nationalist has had to keep his views and opinions to himself during the business week to avoid being, at best, labelled as insensitive and at worst caught up in corporate disciplinary procedures’, the UKIP leader said today.

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2014
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