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Sid James sex pest trial jury returns verdict of ‘Oooh, saucy!’

er, carry on...The jury has sensationally decided that ‘that was how it was in them days’ and that no further action should be taken.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2014
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Olympic Games to include shooting fish in a barrel after Pistorius verdict

so there you goAfter the landmark ruling by Judge Thokozile Masipa that the killing of Reeva Steenkamp cannot be declared ‘murder’, the International Olympic Committee is considering proposals to introduce new sports to the next Games. High on the list are ‘hitting a barn door with a banjo’, and ‘shooting fish in a barrel’.

The latter proposal has attracted lucrative sponsorship deals from the NRA, with outline competition criteria already in place. A single dead fish among 500 packed into a 3-foot diameter barrel has been set as the ‘entry-level’ qualification for athletes. Competitors will be allowed at least 4 shots per round, and should be standing really close to the barrel, which must be locked to prevent the fish escaping.

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Posted: Sep 16th, 2014
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Vulgaria shocked at Child Catcher abuse allegations

why didn't anyone work it out sooner?Since the sudden death last week of Vulgaria’s much revered celebrity, The Child Catcher (real name Charles Catcher OVE), national mourning has turned to disbelief as newspapers have been inundated with revelations of serial child cruelty, sadism and even abduction.

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Posted: Aug 19th, 2014
More from Arts/Entertainment, Celebrity



Rolf Harris verdict: ‘Cook should resign,’ says Warne

Shane Warne has pulled no punches in his reaction to the Rolf Harris guilty verdict. ‘Alistair Cook has to go,’ said the frozen-faced Aussie. “Those last eight overs before tea last week were the worst captaincy I’ve seen in 150 years of watching cricket.’

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2014
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Abu Hamza unable to play hooky in US courtroom

Islamist preacher Abu Hamza, born Mustafa Kamal Mustafa, has appeared at the US federal court in New York this week, minus his scary bits. Hamza lost his hands doing something that ‘went down a bomb in Afghanistan’ during the 1980s, however health and safety officials have ruled that he could not wear his trademark hook in court after concerns that he could ‘have someone’s eye out.’

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Posted: Apr 18th, 2014
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