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Desperate bankers turn to payday loans to fund bonuses

As austerity measures continue to pinch, the Royal Bank of Scotland is concerned that shareholders may not approve a penurious 200% bonus for their frugal staff.

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2014
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Payday lender told to drop ‘Money Fairy’ from Ads

Broadcasting Standards Watchdog Ofcom have instructed payday loan company Moola to drop the character of Molly The Magical Money Fairy from television commercials aired during Children’s TV.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2013
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Archbishop ‘embarrassed’ to find Satan is former employee of God

‘Payroll records show that a Mr Lucifer Satan was formerly employed as an angel for Heaven Plc,’ admitted a spokesman for the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2013
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Non-league football club announces sponsorship deal with local loan-shark ‘Big Dave’

Northern League Division 2 club Tow Law Town has announced a sponsorship deal with Big Dave, a local usurer who has provided the area with a ready supply of doorstep credit since 1976.

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Posted: Oct 11th, 2012
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Oxford Street closed to poor to avoid ‘crushing debt’

Credit checks will be carried out at the Marble Arch and Tottenham Court Road ends of Oxford Street to prevent those with poor ratings, or anyone who has used Wonga.com, from spending more borrowed money in the run up to Christmas.

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2011
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