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Cover design only obstacle to publishing Iraq report, claims Chilcot

Sir John Chilcot, who has come under intense pressure recently to publish the results of his enquiry into the Iraq war, today claimed that choosing a nice design for the cover was the reason for the delay.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2015
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Hans Blix finds ‘no evidence’ of Iraq Inquiry

He's looked everywhere. The QEII Conference Centre. Down the back of the sofa. Nothing.‘I did stumble across a committee room with a few retired civil servants and historians sitting behind a desk, but nothing that might pose a serious threat to the British state.’

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Posted: Jul 31st, 2015
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Jeremy Corbyn enters Labour race in an alternate Universe

Labour having to boldly go where no party has gone before to find a new leaderScience fiction and socialism fans alike, have been delighted to discover that in a hypothetical self-contained reality there exists an actual left-wing candidate. The Member of Parliament for Islington North has managed to secure enough nominations to get on the ballot, but only in a parallel universe where there is compassion, collective responsibility and where we are ruled by a race of four-foot high, furry, purple bipeds all named ‘Michael Foot’.

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Posted: Jun 16th, 2015
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Concerns that Blair’s first Catholic confession ‘could be a biggie’

‘The Vatican today expressed worries that the conversion of Tony Blair to Roman Catholicism could create unreasonable demands on the Priest who takes the retiring Prime Minister’s first confession.

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Posted: Jun 14th, 2015
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Black Spider letters show Prince wanted badger cull to include Nicholas Witchell

Among the newly published correspondence between the Prince of Wales and Tony Blair is a letter from September 2005 when the Prince asked Blair to ‘introduce a badger cull to combat the spread of bovine TB and while you are at it can you include that sycophantic ginger pest at the BBC (you know who I mean)’.

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Posted: May 14th, 2015
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