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DIY show does makeover for normal, healthy family

Viewers of a DIY makeover show were left a little bemused last night as they watched the transformation of a house occupied by a normal healthy family. John Thompson, 49, and his wife Debra and two children were the lucky recipients of some fairly costly renovations to their ‘tired-looking’ home.

‘The producers asked me on arrival if I’d lost a child recently or if any of them were terminally ill, or disabled, or had Down Syndrome, spina bifida, meningitis, leukaemia, eating disorders, a colostomy bag or were being bullied or just ugly. My boy had tonsilitis a few years back but other than that everyone is fine,’ said Mr Thompson.

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Posted: Jul 18th, 2014
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North Korea ‘deeply insulted’ at not being blamed for ferry disaster

North Korea has said that it feels ‘deeply insulted’ that South Korea has not yet blamed it for the recent ferry disaster and has detailed seven different ways their forces could have done it, along with a strenuous denial that they actually did.

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Posted: Apr 23rd, 2014
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Scholars reassess Hamlet following one-star Amazon review

to buy or not to buy‘To be or not to be? Couldnt give a flying one, mate!’

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Posted: Mar 17th, 2014
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All of Westlife found ‘tragically still alive’ in Benidorm hotel room

The roll-call of tragedies to hit the music world goes on, after Spanish police confirm that all five members of Westlife have been found tragically still alive and working together in a hotel room in Benidorm.

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2009
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Tanning salon’s budget ‘sheep-dip’ claims third victim

'Give me a reverse Michael Jackson, and quick!'Sharon Thwaites failed to emerge from Tan-tastic’s sheep dip-style immersion treatment on Monday. Police divers later recovered the 21-year-old’s body from the bottom of the tank.

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Posted: Jul 22nd, 2009
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