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Lifetime Presidency ‘too short’ claims Putin

After two stints as President, two as Prime Minister and now another as President, Vladimir Putin is still unable to justify stepping down in the foreseeable future when there’s ‘so much more to do’, according to reports from the Kremlin.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2014
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Thousands turn up to watch pensioner’s Xmas lights being switched off

More than 5,000 people braved pouring rain in Scunthorpe last night to watch 93 year old Reginald Smith’s Christmas lights being switched off.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2014
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Disaffected UK extremists ‘may not be allowed to re-join the Conservative Party’

...won't be allowed abroad either, not that they would ever want to leave UKThe Prime Minister today announced a new raft of measures designed to combat the threat of Britons joining the shadowy extremist group UKIP, including removing the right of those individuals to later return to the Conservative Party.

While support for UKIP continues to grow, many of those who joined are now looking for a way back, having become disillusioned with life in the organisation. Douglas Barswell (not his real name) is one such individual. Douglas joined UKIP a few months ago, after being radicalised by the online sermons of their enigmatic leader Nige Al-Farage, but now wants to leave.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2014
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New research cast doubts on the story of the tortoise and the hare

Scientists at a West Midlands University have expressed doubts about the story of the tortoise and the hare, after reproducing the race under laboratory conditions. The researchers recruited a variety of species of tortoise and hare and raced them over distances from 10 metres up to 10 miles. In every single case the hare won and the tortoise had barely finished crossing the start line.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2014
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X-Factor viewers thrilled by ‘Joy Division week’

Bernard Sumner was guest choreographerRemaining finalists sought to impress with interpretations of the influential Manchester miserabilists.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2014
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