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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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UK troops ‘only in Misrata to plan street parties’

15" screen to be erected in central square so everyone can watchWilliam Hague has strongly denied that UK troops being sent into Misrata represents boots on the ground, arguing that their mission is solely to aid locals in their preparations for street parties to celebrate next week’s royal wedding.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2011
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Gaddafi finally surrenders after being ambushed by Gillian Duffy

After several weeks of NATO-led fighting in Libya, Colonel Gaddafi finally stood down today after being buttonholed on a walkabout by Rochdale pensioner Gillian Duffy.

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Posted: Apr 15th, 2011
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Evidence found that Gaddafi ‘behind carrier-bag threat’

Western troops in northeastern Libya are reported to have uncovered evidence that Colonel Gaddafi has been illicitly manufacturing supermarket carrier bags to be shipped to the UK and other countries to menace middle-class neighbourhoods.

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Posted: Mar 24th, 2011
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Extradition of Assange delayed after William Hague organises flight

The extradition of Julian Assange to Sweden is set to be delayed by over a month after Foreign Secretary William Hague agreed to organise his evacuation from the UK.

‘We are doing everything we can to get him out of the country,’ said Mr Hague, ‘however, due to a string of unforeseen circumstances there have been some delays.’

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2011
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