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Duncan Smith to force claimants to wear benefits caps

scheme just like it used to go on outside the tuck shop at EtonThe government announced plans for those claiming benefit for more than six months to be required to wear special headwear in public, in effect a compulsory benefits cap.

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Posted: Jan 13th, 2013
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Five year old rules out negotiations with parents over teddy bear hostages

they'll only do it again with the dollsA five year old girl from Shepton Mallet has today reiterated that on no account will she negotiate with hostage takers.

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Posted: Aug 29th, 2012
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Julian Assange granted political asylum in Celebrity Big Brother house

The founder of Wikileaks is already fitting in well, carefully listening in to the conversations of fellow housemates before immediately running off to The Diary Room to reveal all of their most intimate secrets.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2012
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Attack on UK embassy in Iran ‘result of Ferrero Rocher shortage’

‘The Ambassador’s receptions are noted in Iranian society for their host’s exquisite taste that captivates his guests,’ said one international commentator, ‘but on this occasion he really let his guests down.’

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2011
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Hague backs plans to restrict discussions that could reveal MPs’ intelligence

kept pulling at the door marked 'push'William Hague has backed plans to prevent intelligence being discussed in open conversation, particularly when it makes MPs look stupid. “As Secretary of Two Big, Important Things, I am ideally placed to reassure the public that I’m quite bright, really”, explained Hague to a crowd of journalists. “This new rule means you can’t ask me how I got this bucket stuck on my foot, or why I spent the first twenty minutes of this meeting in the broom cupboard.”

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2011
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