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Homeless hit by ‘spare cardboard box tax’

Single homeless people sleeping in cardboard boxes will be penalised for each container over-and-above their ‘main bedroom box’, the government has confirmed. The levy on income will be deducted at source, from the paper cups in front of them, by specially-trained ‘proceeds of begging recovery experts’.

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Posted: May 14th, 2013
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Triple-dip latest: Jubilant Chancellor ‘ready’ for outpouring of national gratitude

The ever-popular Chancellor, George Osborne, has led a wave of national jubilation after the wonderful news emerged that the UK has avoided a triple-dip recession.

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2013
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James Crosby to be given knighthood for giving up knighthood

A spokesmanperson for Buckingham Palace said: ‘We like to recognise acts of selflessness, and this is surely a great example.

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2013
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Budget 2013: Chancellor gives independence to Liverpool

He also unveiled a package of new jobs in the construction industry with a 20 mile wall to be built in the North West of England.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2013
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Massive sinkhole appears under No.11 Downing Street

‘Even as he disappeared from view Mr Osborne insisted he could dig his way out and that he was heading in the right direction.’

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2013
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