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Starbucks Christmas colours ‘are protest against tampon tax’

In a move that market analysts say is sure to be popular with their EU female clientele, Starbucks have revealed that their new Christmas cup is a protest against the EU’s tax on female sanitary products.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2015
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Facebook taxed £1 for each sincere comment

Today HM Revenue & Customs (HRMC) defended their decision to levy £4,327 from Facebook in 2014, based on the social network giant’s contribution to the ‘sum of human kindness’. HRMC also rejected calls to link Facebook’s corporation tax to their global profits of $701m, their share bonuses of £96,000 per UK employee or, the most accurate measurement of their worth, the number of sycophantic remarks on a member’s timeline.

One user complained: ‘If they had linked their tax bill to every time someone tried to stalk a friend, we’d all be millionaires…’

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Posted: Oct 13th, 2015
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Hipster to attempt circumnavigation of world on unicycle

A Camden-based graphics designer is to be the first person to travel around the world by unicycle. Asked if he was following in the footsteps of Columbus, Codey Grey said, ‘He’s so mainstream. You’ve probably never even heard of my favourite explorers.’

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2015
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New Clangers series to be damning indictment of Cameron’s Britain

Children’s TV classic The Clangers, which is set to return to screens after an absence of over forty years, will be a metaphor for the deep-seated malaise of modern society and a scathing attack on the greed and inequality at the diseased heart of David Cameron’s Britain, according to the show’s chief writer.

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Posted: Jun 13th, 2015
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Commuter turf war erupts as Suitcase Draggers clash with Coffee Cup spillers

it's every man for himself out thereA bitter turf war could erupt on London’s train platforms, as tensions rise between rival factions.

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Posted: Apr 3rd, 2015
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