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US Spigot of the Year Award criticised

US bath accessories and overflow pipes reacted in anger at the awarding of the Spigot of the Year prize to a stainless steel mixer tap in Cincinnati, yesterday. “This award is an insult to all...

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nickb 03.11.12 12:20pm
nickb
Tree that looks like a wind turbine could silence countryside moaners.

A tree that looks remarkably like a wind turbine could be the answer to objections from country dwellers who disapprove of the unnatural appearance of windfarms. The new species, which was discovered...

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Boutros 03.11.12 12:18pm
Boutros
Women's Institute on stand-by in case of strike by prison officers 3
Ironduke 03.11.12 10:52am
Squudge
Denis MacShane: "If it wasn't for that pesky BNP I'd have gotten away with it" 4
PeterB 03.11.12 10:50am
Squudge
Looters protest at demise of Comet

Police were on high alert last night as hundreds of youths gathered in high streets across the UK to protest at the closure of electrical retailer, Comet. Not long after the news broke social media...

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Dick Everyman 03.11.12 10:49am
Squudge
"It was more than just the damp that was rising", admits Miss Jones 0
Nowherefast 03.11.12 10:07am
Nowherefast
POLICE TO INVESTIGATE CLAIMS FREDDIE STARR “WAS COMEDIAN”

Since the story broke, several hundred people have come forward alleging that they did not find the 1980s television performer funny. One of the first was Sandra from Buckinghamshire. Now in her...

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pippip 03.11.12 9:47am
pippip
Apple launch new, larger iPad mini

Apple computers have released a larger version of the iPad mini. Dubbed the iPad mini maxi, it has a 10 inch screen. Superficially, it looks identical to the existing, regular iPad, but fans...

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apepper 03.11.12 9:15am
apepper
Times: "Press Editorial Freedom Championed by Heroic Adonis Rupert Murdoch" 0
Ironduke 03.11.12 12:09am
Ironduke
Potholes on East Grinstead street ‘a haven’ for international cavers

Residents have been left stunned as teams of cavers flock together each weekend to explore 134 potholes in a stretch of road less than 350 yards long. Locals living in Hackenden Close in East...

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Dick Everyman 02.11.12 11:56pm
Dick Everyman
“Practice safe sex”, Woodland Trust tells tree-huggers. “Wear mittens”... 0
Tripod 02.11.12 8:34pm
Tripod
Elephant learns Korean in a Gangnam style. More soon. 1
dominic_mcg 02.11.12 8:30pm
custard cream
Comet to return to high street in approx 70 years 5
charlies_hat 02.11.12 5:44pm
nickb
Beaver tastier than hamster claims Starr.... 1
misterjingles 02.11.12 5:11pm
Squudge
New Westminster scandal erupts as MP’s admit faking orgasms

Over a hundred MP’s of all sexes may be plunged into a new scandal this week as multiple admissions of members’ orgasm-faking emerge on both sides of the house. The Whips Offices of all...

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nickb 02.11.12 5:08pm
Squudge
Forestry Commission confirms 'We're going to lose the Ashes' 2
custard cream 02.11.12 5:03pm
Squudge
Adam Richman returns to TV screens with "Man vs ER"

Following the popularity of the programmes "Man vs Food" and "Man vs Food Nation", Adam Richman's new series follows him through a variety of medically based adventures. He will be travelling from...

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Nails UK 02.11.12 4:28pm
Nails UK
BBC probes claims that Bernard Manning was a multicultural homophile in the 70s 0
cinquecento 02.11.12 3:42pm
cinquecento
North East US flooded with benefit concerts 0
Dumbnews 02.11.12 3:27pm
Dumbnews
D-Day Carrier Pigeon message decoded

Experts at Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, Glos, have finally deciphered a secret 1942 wartime message found on a carrier pigeon. The D-Day message reads: "Am I supposed...

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custard cream 02.11.12 2:21pm
Ironduke
Man complains of rip-off enema clinics after being “completely cleaned out” 3
quango 02.11.12 1:03pm
quango
New Chelsea Mascot revealed to be 'Chocolate' the Monkey 0
Screenie 02.11.12 12:38pm
Screenie
Hospital admits patients who watch EastEnders put on 'end of life pathway' 3
custard cream 02.11.12 11:43am
sigmund
Police to investigate claims Freddie Starr was 'funny'

more soon . <slightly stolen ticker>...

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Squudge 02.11.12 11:41am
Squudge
Tabloid Transfer Talk story writer in showdown talks with bosses

Gary O'Shea, once feted as one of football's best young transfer speculation writers, is believed to be in showdown talks with his manager at The Sun's sport pages. He's furious, insiders say, at...

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ronseal 02.11.12 11:17am
Freddie Starr denies partnership with Richard Gere in ‘rodent-themed restaurant’ 0
Tripod 02.11.12 11:10am
Tripod
Queues for iPad Mini 20% shorter than for iPad... 0
Tripod 02.11.12 11:01am
Tripod
Ryanair bans people who can read as woman ejected for carrying a book on flight

A spokesperson for the company is quoted as saying, "There is no place for intellectuals on our flights. Why do you think those emergency procedures cards are all in pictures? We work very hard at...

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Ian Searle 02.11.12 10:32am
custard cream
James Bond film franchise “to carry on until the end of recorded time”...

Even though there are no more Ian Fleming books to film, the success of [i]Skyfall[/i] means the James Bond film franchise is here to stay. Sam Mendes has signed up, on behalf of himself and the next...

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Tripod 02.11.12 9:46am
Tripod
Saville Enquiry: police arrest ‘Blockbuster’ in glam-heavy dawn raid

Police have made their second arrest following the allegations surrounding DJ Jimmy Saville, swooping on the Cambridge home of shadowy glam rock icon ‘Blockbuster.’ The 70 year old figurehead...

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Skylarking 02.11.12 9:16am
Oxbridge