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Dairy farmer discovers 60% of his cows are horses

farmer had a hell of a time getting them in for milkingInvestigators looking into the ongoing horsemeat in beef products scandal believe they may have traced the cause of the problem to a short-sighted farmer in Tipperary who was found to have a significant percentage of horses in his herd of ‘cows’.

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Posted: Feb 9th, 2013
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Lord Gaga locks ‘embarrassing’ wife away

Lord Gaga of Winchester has called time on the raucous behaviour by his ‘vulgar colonial’ wife, which have tarnished the family name. The scandal only came to his ears last week

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Posted: Nov 25th, 2011
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Travelodge manager sacked in Royal wedding venue bribery scandal

Amid mounting speculation over the venue for next year’s Royal wedding, the manager of a north London Travelodge has been sacked after offering ‘unreasonable inducements’ such as a bottle of house white to tempt the Royal couple to hold the ceremony there rather than at Westminster Abbey or St Paul’s.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2010
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MPs filmed offering services ‘in return for votes’

Westminster was rocked by further scandal today after several former Labour ministers and others were filmed approaching their constituents and offering to lobby the Government on their behalf in return for their vote.

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2010
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Britain’s angriest man ‘close to breaking point’

I've had just about enough and so has my wifeBasingstoke resident Reg Simpson, 64, has declared today that he doesn’t know how much more of this he can take. Renowned as Britain’s angriest man due to his daily outbursts on radio phone-ins, Reg has conceded that the MPs’ expenses scandal has placed a huge demand on his anger reserves, and that on top of ‘the general sorry state of things,’ it has just about finished him off.

‘I was hoping to retire this year after fifty years of being angry,’ said Reg today, ‘but at the moment it’s just one thing after another.’

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Posted: May 23rd, 2009
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