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Britain’s statues to be coloured in

Walter O'Raleigh Minister for work and pensions Yvette Cooper and the Rt Hon Ben Bradshaw, Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport, have announced a joint job-creation scheme in which thousands of British job seekers will be tasked with colouring in the nation’s statues.

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Posted: Jul 17th, 2014
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Huge statue of Putin erected in Simferopol

Within minutes of Crimea formally becoming part of the Russian Federation, a gigantic bronze statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin has appeared in parliament square in the Crimean administrative capital.

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Posted: Mar 18th, 2014
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Excrement-covered Thatcher statue ‘a cert’ for Turner Prize

The ‘shit-stained’ bronze will have abusive text scrawled across it by those who remember Mrs Thatcher’s period as Education Secretary. The Foreign Office has agreed that the Argentine ambassador can fortnightly hit her with a polo mallet in exchange for not invading the Falklands again.

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Posted: Aug 25th, 2013
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Manchester United reveal details of monumental Ferguson statue

The 'Beacon of the North' will stare down on players and referees alike.Statue features him in his trademark pose of pointing to his watch.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2012
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Statue unveiled in memory of drunken brawlers

Hundreds of veterans from campaigns as diverse as the Hammersmith Palais punch-up of 1957 to last summer’s scuffle outside the Babylon Club, Aiya Napa, watched as footballing legend Steven Gerrard pulled aside the cloth to reveal the new sculpture.

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Posted: Nov 13th, 2009
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