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Tighter borders mean Thunderbirds ‘aren’t go’

‘Years ago we’d just fly into the danger zone, rescue a few people, put out the fire, then fly back to Tracy Island,’ said Jeff Tracy. ‘Now, we have to fill in reams of paperwork before unloading the pod of Thunderbird 2. And I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve been asked if there is a lifeboat on Thunderbird 4.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2014
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Pistorius ‘held in contempt’ for rubbish Parker impressions

In a dramatic legal twist today the trial of Oscar Pistorius was halted after the whole proceedings were judged to be ‘frankly taking the piss’.

The case was halted after Pistorius rather over-did the ‘Parker off Thunderbirds’ impressions that he had been coerced into as part of a plea bargain.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2014
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Private jet tax ‘last straw’ for Thunderbirds

V.A.T.International Rescue, forced to curtail its activities in recent years because of rocketing fuel prices, says Chancellor George Osborne’s proposed private jet tax is a regulatory burden too far.

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Posted: Mar 20th, 2014
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Eccentric boffin converts garage to accommodate car

Toby said he got the mad idea from an old TV programme.
‘Obviously, garages aren’t designed to hold cars,’ said Toby, ‘and I miss my tools, bikes, mower, magazine collection and old monitors and printers. But I’d recommend it to anyone.’

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Posted: Feb 8th, 2010
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Thunderbirds hit by spiralling fuel costs

Will only send one Thunderbird craft at a time and use public transport for non-emergency missions.

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Posted: May 13th, 2008
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