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Public Outcry as Opening Ceremony 'Fails to Reflect British Culture'

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Totty 01.08.12 12:28pm
beau-jolly
Double dip recession disqualified from Olympic swimming final

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apepper 31.07.12 10:01pm
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Actual Size
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dominic_mcg 31.07.12 9:55pm
dominic_mcg
Double dip recession - it's not about winning, it's about taking part.

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Iscariot 31.07.12 9:45pm
Iscariot
Olympics: Week 1 Round-up

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Perks 02.08.12 6:23am
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George Harvey Bone 31.07.12 10:58pm
dvo4fun
Where’s Lord Coe?

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PeterB 31.07.12 9:23pm
Mr Target
TV Channel Guide Abbreviation Horrors?

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Jesse Bigg 31.07.12 8:20pm
Jesse Bigg
Womble admits that not everything had been 'left behind'

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ianslat 03.08.12 8:54am
Sinnick
Chinese swimmer tests positive for twin outboard Evinrude motors...

Hat tip to Maverick...

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Smart Alex 31.07.12 7:59pm
Smart Alex
Romney fails dope test. More soon. 0
Al OPecia 31.07.12 6:30pm
Al OPecia
Man accidentally gives car to complete stranger. More soon.

.. I'm not making it up...

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Al OPecia 31.07.12 6:53pm
Mr Target
Two Door Cinema Club shut down by fire inspectors

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ginty 31.07.12 4:54pm
ginty
Olympics chaos as Americans patent "running quickly"

The athletic events in the Olympics has been thrown into confusion by the announcement by the American team that they've patented "running quickly using the legs". An American team spokesman...

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apepper 31.07.12 7:48pm
Perks
Sales of vaulting horses up 87,000% after GB bronze 0
BAJDixon 31.07.12 4:34pm
BAJDixon
Ye Shiwen Sticks Up Confucius Fingers At Jealous American

Chinese double gold medallist swimmer, Ye Shiwen quoted Confucius today when she replied to American allegations that she was a drugs cheat. With her swollen eyes hidden behind a pair of identikit...

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31.07.12 4:13pm
Police hold man on provocative Tweet 'It's not the winning, but the taking part' 0
pinxit 31.07.12 2:59pm
pinxit
Team GB rowing medal hope disqualified after being found out of his scull 0
pinxit 31.07.12 2:10pm
pinxit
Olympic tickets to be donated to tramps in an effort to put bums on seats. 1
wallster 31.07.12 5:54pm
dvo4fun
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medici2471
Traces of silver found in Zara Phillips' saliva

More to follow...

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apepper 01.08.12 9:00pm
nostra da mouse
Insane couple still expect to be happy after 11 years

Psychiatrists up and down Britain are rolling their eyes in disbelief after a married couple from Swindon, Peter and Sophie Davison, sought guidance because of a sudden crisis in their 11-year...

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Oxbridge 31.07.12 5:59pm
medici2471
Chinese swimming coach Nan Dri Lone denies drug allegations 0
custard cream 31.07.12 12:15pm
custard cream
Empty seats at Colosseum blamed on Christians not using their full allocation

The Emporer Caesar says he shared Roman frustration at seeing empty seats in Colosseum but he believes organizers will soon improve the situation. The empty-seats problem has lingered beyond the...

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Ian Searle 31.07.12 1:20pm
nickb
Olympic Ceremony docudrama 'not too soon' claims BBC

The BBC has rejected claims that "It's Boyling in here", a docudrama charting the creation of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, is being aired too soon after the event. "A week is easily...

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NewSuburbanDad 31.07.12 11:53am
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UK public phone-in vote to replace "Inadequate Olympic drug tests" for swimmers

more [moaning] soon...

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dvo4fun 31.07.12 11:33am
dvo4fun
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tedweasel 31.07.12 11:29am
tedweasel
Cavendish admits spoon-work cost him medal

The failure of Mark Cavendish to win Team GB's first gold medal in the road race was again in the spotlight as the cycling team’s full analysis was made public. A puncture at 75 kilometres should...

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Actual Size 31.07.12 3:25pm
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Team GB athlete wins gold medal at Jimmy Saville auction 4
ginty 31.07.12 5:51pm
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