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Green Party to use ‘brain fade’ technique to develop all policies

but what about ebola pairs?Flushed with pride at a string of positive comments from members of her party after her ‘brain fade’ moment on TV, Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party, has now asked her colleagues to come up with yet more ‘creative and exciting’ policies by adopting the technique. Members of the party’s executive will spend next week taking cold remedies and hitting each other with cricket bats to induce ‘brain fade’ ahead of the launch of its election manifesto next month.

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Posted: Mar 1st, 2015
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Tories announce plans to stop Lib Dem MPs voting on English issues

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans for a referendum on whether Liberal Democrat MPs should be allowed to vote on English issues. Mr Cameron said the referendum, to be called ‘The General Election’, will stop Liberal Democrats MPs voting on English issues in Parliament after they lose their seat.

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Posted: Feb 3rd, 2015
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Ebola latest: Outbreak of ‘deep fried’ jokes in England deemed racist

Culture authorities throughout England are on high alert due to the sudden rise of jokes based on the Scottish originated and much maligned practice of deep frying, for human consumption, items not originally intended for such treatment. The Mars Bar is probably the best known example.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2014
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Scotland to be allowed to choose their own plot directions in EastEnders

'it ain't wurf it'In yet another concession towards Scottish nationalists, Westminster has announced that from Summer 2015 Holyrood will be able to take control of plot and character development in the version of EastEnders broadcast in Scotland.

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Posted: Nov 28th, 2014
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Nicola Sturgeon vows ‘No more fishy surnames’

Scotland’s new first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has vowed that she will not be continuing the practice of selecting senior SNP positions based on how fishy their surname is. Her announcement is widely seen as an attempt to distance herself from her predecessor, Alex Salmon.

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Posted: Nov 21st, 2014
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