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"Chugger Aid" pledges to protect financially challenged charity collectors

With the UK in the depths of an unprecedented economic recession it is easy to forget the plight of the thousands of “Chuggers” who are unable to maintain a glamorous lifestyle. Although keeping...

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antharrison 01.12.11 7:40pm
antharrison
Alan Bleasdale pens ‘gritty southern drama’ about public sector strikes

Screenwriter Alan Bleasdale, famous for his gritty Northern dramas, has announced that he has started work on a new project highlighting the plight of public sector workers in yesterday’s strike....

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ianslat 01.12.11 7:36pm
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European finance ministers agree Osborne bail-out plan

37,000 feet above Switzerland. No parachute...

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antharrison 01.12.11 7:19pm
Sarkozy backs German ties but draws the line at Lederhosen. More soon. 0
dominic_mcg 01.12.11 7:19pm
dominic_mcg
Reich Marshal Goebbels acquitted at retrial. "Evidence somehow gone missing"

Less believable stuff later...

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dvo4fun 01.12.11 7:07pm
dvo4fun
Thousands of public sectors workers get back to normal by phoning in sick 3
Duncan Biscuit 01.12.11 6:59pm
dvo4fun
'Striking' teachers mostly plain or downright ugly...

according to eye-witnesses...

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John Ffitch-Rucker 01.12.11 6:15pm
antharrison
Shakespeare lost use of both hands suggests new 'no-holds bard' biography

[More soon]...

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dicky37 01.12.11 5:50pm
dicky37
Lynne White trial collapse review delay pending outcome of Clarkson referral 0
medici2471 01.12.11 5:06pm
medici2471
Unison calls for more public sector unemployment in motor related industry 0
medici2471 01.12.11 4:53pm
medici2471
'Only Connect' costume department very stretched. 4
Griffin 01.12.11 4:44pm
John Ffitch-Rucker
Jeremy Clarkson - What Would Dennis Have Said?

Jeremy Clarkson's recent comments about the way to deal with the public sector unions (It's the only language they understand, guv'nor) made me think of the wonderful Dear Bill letters that used to...

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Cymraeg 01.12.11 3:27pm
Cymraeg
People watching Clarkson on TV angered by Clarkson-like behaviour. 2
John Ffitch-Rucker 01.12.11 12:54pm
dvo4fun
Cold sufferers ditch tissues for 'willfully complex' Dyson Noseblade

As the winter cold season takes hold, congested consumers are embracing a 'breakthrough' from Dyson, which makes affordable decongestants seem primitively simple. Harnessing the power of twin...

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01.12.11 12:23pm
Stan
Sky Sports News mourns the death of, the death of, Gary Speed

The story that refused to hang itself? No more soon please. Too Cryptic? There must be a sub about the press's overaction? It's not like he was Diana "Gary Speed was Diana questions Daily Mail?"...

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ironbridgeboy 01.12.11 12:03pm
Gerontius
Burglary case adjourned while judge examines WMD claims

A Doncaster man in court on multiple charges of burglary has had his case adjourned for at least 18 months. This is while the judge looks in to claims that he was acting on ‘credible evidence’...

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Vertically Challenged Giant 01.12.11 11:24am
dvo4fun
NORAD tracks Clarkson instead of Santa to make him easier for strikers to find. 0
Ian Searle 01.12.11 10:50am
Ian Searle
Clarkson ‘ironically’ disembowelled

Family favourite Jeremy Clarkson has had his intestines removed in a joke evisceration. The Top Gear presenter, who is well known for making crass and insensitive remarks, was invited to make good on...

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Zadok the second 01.12.11 10:23am
Zadok the second
"Sports Personality of the Year" cancelled as shortlisted entrants are boring.

"When we thought about it" a spokesman explained, "we realised that none of them actually have a personality. They can run, jump, and kick balls about, but that's all. A few can use phrases such as...

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Tammy Flugh 01.12.11 10:05am
Tammy Flugh
Santa announces closure of North Pole workshop

St ‘Santa’ Nicholas, who trades as Father Christmas Plc, is planning to close his North Pole operation and cull four reindeer, blaming poor economic conditions and the impact of the eurozone...

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Darkbill 2.0 01.12.11 9:30am
Sinnick
John Terry denies racism claims; 'Chalky can see the funny side'.

More soon 'nick nick'...

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MADJEZ 01.12.11 9:25am
riesler
Critics say announcement of 5,000 new jobs at Starbucks ‘is just so much froth’ 0
Duncan Biscuit 01.12.11 9:23am
Duncan Biscuit
Alastair Campbell offers to help Leveson write his report 0
Duncan Biscuit 01.12.11 9:21am
Duncan Biscuit
Revenge execution of singer Kelly Clarkson "Due to unfortunate clerical error" 0
Drylaw 01.12.11 8:44am
Drylaw
New Health and Safety Lottery axed as ticket 'may give papercut' 0
Perks 01.12.11 7:56am
Perks
Jeremy Clarkson to be taken outside and struck. More soon. 0
Al OPecia 01.12.11 7:13am
Al OPecia
Police on high alert for attractive female sexual predator 2
Dumbnews 01.12.11 6:23am
Dumbnews
Adobe Reader update finally ready to download!

After hours of terrifying silence, Adobe finally made users safe again after missing their normal update delivery target by almost 19 hours. Internet forums have been going crazy with panic as...

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grumblechops 01.12.11 12:22am
grumblechops
Private sector staff stage mass walkout at 6pm

Similar action expected for the rest of the week, with millions expected to withhold labour completely at the weekend...

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grumblechops 30.11.11 10:57pm
grumblechops
DIM refuse to take industrial action

Public sector workers opposed to today’s strike action say they will refuse to accept any improved pay offer or pension deal that may materialise as a direct result of the ongoing industrial...

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Rich Liszt 30.11.11 10:51pm
Vertically Challenged Giant