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Nazis ‘furious’ over links to British Royal Family

'Master Race? Ich denke nicht.'Leaders of Germany’s leading far-right fascist party say they are furious over newspaper reports linking them to the British Royal Family.

Nazi leaders vehemently deny that there was ever any collusion between the Royals and Germany’s social Darwinist movement, pointing out that they (the Nazis) subscribed to the theory of an Aryan master race based on national Socialism and not the hereditary imperialism of a single ruling family.

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Posted: Jul 19th, 2015
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Royal re-burials set to replace Bank Holidays

In a move aimed at filling the gaps between naturally occurring Royal births and deaths, the government is planning to replace existing Bank Holidays with a programme of Royal re-burials.

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Posted: Mar 27th, 2015
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Richard III descendants left with massive overdue parking bill

coffin could be clamped until they pay upThe living relatives of Richard III are now faced with a bill of over £100,000 from Leicester City Council for a parking space the monarch occupied for well over five hundred years.

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2015
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Independent Scotland ‘will never know sex of Royal baby’, says PM

Won't be called Alex, that's for sureDavid Cameron has denied that the campaign against Scottish independence has ‘run out of ideas’ today by announcing that an independent Scotland will ‘never find out’ what sex the new Royal baby turns out to be. ‘I won’t tell you whether it’s a girl or a boy, and you won’t be able to watch BBC News 24 to find out either,’ the prime minister said at a Better Together hustings in Dumfries. ‘And don’t expect the Queen to tell you either, if you vote yes she’ll be bloody furious.’

The Royal baby news has caused an otherwise leaden referendum campaign to explode into life. Scottish Labour MP Jim Murphy has returned to his tedious tour of Scotland’s high streets, temporarily abandoned last week after an egg-throwing voter accused him of ‘not talking about the Royal family enough’.

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Posted: Sep 8th, 2014
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Queen demands pay rise as Rebekah Brooks trial ‘cost more than the Royal Family’

Following the revelation that the Rebekah Brooks trial cost £100m, compared with the £36m cost of the entire Royal Family, Her Majesty has today said that, ‘on the grounds of parity, we have submitted a demand for a pay rise, and we have decided to take industrial action forthwith in support of our claim’.

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Posted: Jun 27th, 2014
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