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Costa coffee opens branch in man’s bedroom

now having glorious mornings‘I’d begun noticing that everywhere I went there was a Costa,’ said James Hendred, the surprised new franchisee. ‘So when they wanted customer feedback I asked rhetorically, ‘Why don’t you just build a café in my house?’ I didn’t think they’d take it seriously.’

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2012
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Anti-capitalist protester starts ‘anti-capitalist events management company’

it's only right to think of the poor people of China in all this...An anti-capitalist protester camping outside St Paul’s Cathedral in London confirmed today that the experience has inspired him to start ‘ProtestEx’ – the world’s first event management company dedicated to ‘making sure your bid to overthrow the status quo goes without a hitch’.

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Posted: Nov 6th, 2011
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Cash-strapped pensioner declares Starbucks coffee “worth every penny”

Agnes Meadows, an 83-year-old resident of Kilburn in North West London, shocked family and friends by insisting that the £3.19 Skinny Grande Vanilla Latte she bought in a local Starbucks was absolutely delicious – and great value for money.

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Posted: Jun 8th, 2011
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Aung San Suu Kyi ‘disappointed’ at lack of Rangoon Starbucks

Things have gone from bad to worse for Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was released from house arrest last week only to find that, during her fifteen-year captivity, not a single branch of Starbucks has opened anywhere in the capital Rangoon, leaving her with neither political power nor coffee.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2010
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Tabloids launch search for ‘Mrs D from Rotherham’

Britain’s tabloids have launched a search to locate a ‘Mrs D from Rotherham’ who, according to a message flashed-up on the National Lottery website, had just won two pounds on an instant-win game.

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Posted: Dec 27th, 2009
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