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Fox News anchor ‘may not have been at the Alamo’

The reputation of suspended Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly faced further scrutiny today after inconsistencies were revealed in his claims to have witnessed at first-hand the Battle of the Alamo in 1836. According to the Washington Post, this occurred 113 years before his birth, which ‘casts considerable doubt’ on his claim to be the only primetime news reporter behind the lines there.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2015
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Charles to take gap year before succeeding to throne?

As his succession draws nearer, Prince Charles fears that 66 years may not be enough time preparation for being monarch and is considering taking a year of ‘chilling out’ in some far-flung corner of the Empire beforehand, sleeping till midday in a cheap hostel and smoking skunk.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2015
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Costa coffee opens branch in man’s bedroom

now having glorious mornings I was being facetious, honest

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2015
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New bride threatens daily wedding photo updates until she is pregnant

bride and bed-justiceRecently married Kate Hughes, 29, from Clapham, has pledged to modify her profile picture on a daily basis until she is 12 weeks pregnant.

Initially angered that new husband Sean had not even updated his Facebook status to ‘In a relationship’, she had previously vowed to upload a new wedding photo seven days a week to remind everyone what a lucky bastard he is. Each status update would be tagged ‘With Sean Hughes’ to demonstrate online togetherness, but also suggest to a ticking biological time-bomb.

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Posted: Mar 3rd, 2015
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Cancer seeks to improve its image

‘Look, I’ve done some things I’m not proud of, but who hasn’t’?’ said the malignant neoplasm, fiddling with someone’s DNA. ‘Isn’t it time for us all to move on? Plague doesn’t get such bad press anymore does it, and even Ebola is threatening to evolve.’

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Posted: Mar 3rd, 2015
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