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'Pesky’ jurors jailed for 'net-based' research as fairground janitor walks free

In an unprecedented move, four members of the same jury have been given nine month prison sentences for using ‘sleuthing’ techniques to research the accused, whilst still on trial. Fred Jones,...

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Skylarking 30.01.12 5:38pm
Immunis
Greasy spot on Aussie Tennis Arena floor found to be Duke of Kent 0
Drylaw 30.01.12 4:35pm
Drylaw
Single mother with two kids is first to refuse state welfare

In what may seen as reversing the trend in government handouts, an Oxfordshire mother with 2 children, refuses to accept state benefits, and continues to support her family on her own. Recently...

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Marko 30.01.12 4:35pm
Marko
Voters know Miliband is Labour leader shock report finds

Most of the electorate know that Ed Miliband is the leader of the Labour Party says a You Gov poll that has shocked the party's top brass who have been working strenuously to reduce Miliband's...

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roybland 30.01.12 3:57pm
roybland
Ozzy Ozbourne off his head

Renowned hell raiser and Black Sabbath front-man Ozzy Osbourne has had his head bitten off whilst performing live on stage at a concert in Mexico City. The incident took place during the guitar break...

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Marko 30.01.12 3:56pm
Marko
Government unveils plans to replace public libraries with benches.

David Cameron has unveiled what he calls 'an exciting new proposal' to close down every single public library in the country and replace each one with a couple of benches. "Let's be honest, who uses...

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WatcherMark 30.01.12 3:40pm
WatcherMark
Arab Spring protestors buoyed by arrival of Arab strap 0
hohum 30.01.12 2:40pm
hohum
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Sorry, meant to post this in the chat room...

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Major Clanger 30.01.12 2:40pm
Major Clanger
Red faces all round as golfer Nick Price meets The Reverend William Spooner 1
Smart Alex 30.01.12 2:10pm
pere floza
Women 'no more interested' in man after he learns to play harp 1
hughesroland 30.01.12 2:08pm
pere floza
Ban Ki-moon scolded by Nana Moon over hyphenation following marriage. 0
GreenCross 30.01.12 1:43pm
GreenCross
Woman “delighted” as work promotion allows her to feed whole family

Widowed mum of two Angela Sophes was last night said to be ecstatic as she received a promotion at work. 35 year old Sophes from South London reported that her lift to the role of deputy chief...

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kimllfixit 30.01.12 1:16pm
kimllfixit
Scarlett Anne Mary Brooks Suspicion Someone Listening In To Private Baby Monitor

"I have been put through hell these last hours" claimed new born Scarlett Brooks, who is asking Chipping Norton police to investigate claims that unknown people were monitoring her every move and...

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thisisall1word 30.01.12 1:08pm
Golgo13
Continued male one-upmanship leads to first ever ‘stag year’

The growing trend amongst men for ever more elaborate and spectacular stag do celebrations has finally led to what is believed to be the first ever stag year. When Kevin Lucas from Northampton...

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Vertically Challenged Giant 30.01.12 1:01pm
Major Clanger
Met office warns severe weather warning imminent

The Met Office is warning of a severe weather warning for the UK later this week. 'We are warning that we will be issuing a severe weather warning soon,' a Met Office spokeswoman said. The...

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roybland 30.01.12 12:56pm
beau-jolly
Janupauser on 50 pints a day

Beer lover, Gordon Burton, 55, of Somerset, found his New Year’s resolution to give up the booze for a month (so called Janupausing) more difficult to stick to than he envisaged. Normally a six...

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ozythelabrador 30.01.12 12:55pm
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CBB winner Denise Welch is officially a disgrace

The Oxford English dictionary has added the new reference of Denise Welch to the word 'Disgrace'. As well as being removed from the definitions of the word Celebrity, Denise Welch can be found under...

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Marko 30.01.12 12:54pm
Marko
Male mice sing to attract females, scientists reveal.

What a friend we have in cheeses?...

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John Ffitch-Rucker 30.01.12 12:47pm
Major Clanger
'Texting and Internet chat' causes first person to evolve without vocal chords

A girl from Norfolk is believed to be the first of a new generation born without vocal chords and with thumbs 25% bigger than average. In an era of mobile, wireless and internet communications, it...

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Perks 30.01.12 12:25pm
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University applications drop 9% due to spiralling cost of cider and rizla papers 0
charlies_hat 30.01.12 12:05pm
charlies_hat
David Lammy: Smacking could prevent MPs' daft ideas

Legislation on smacking should be amended to allow constituents to smack their MP, according to Tottenham MP David Lammy. In an interview with LBC Radio, the former Labour education minister said,...

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roybland 30.01.12 12:04pm
Major Clanger
Adoption agencies overwhelmed after first episode of ‘My Big Fat Gypsy’

A heart-warming story about a man and his pet gypsy has become a huge success for Channel 4. But adoption agencies are warning families that it’s not all plain-sailing, if you take on an obese...

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30.01.12 12:02pm
Major Clanger
Relief as Greeks unable to get credit to buy gifts for latest Euro summit 1
Duncan Biscuit 30.01.12 12:01pm
Ostsee
Breathing IS bad for you.

Smoking, Alcohol, Fatty Foods, even tomatoes, have one thing in common - they have all been accused of being bad for you. Now scientists at Preston University Hospital in Lancashire claim that after...

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Marko 30.01.12 11:58am
Major Clanger
May brands Hester 'nuisance neighbour' after constant cash bonfires 0
cinquecento 30.01.12 11:15am
cinquecento
Bloodshed as residents take May’s ‘community trigger’ scheme a bit too literally

More opportunities to put Theresa May in the firing line soon...

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kimllfixit 30.01.12 10:56am
kimllfixit
Debt strewn Phone Handset manufacturer goes into receivership 0
Iamthestig 30.01.12 10:51am
Iamthestig
Space between 2 words is a gap in the market, exclaim experts 0
Iamthestig 30.01.12 10:49am
Iamthestig
RBS Boss rejects £1m bonus after receiving 200% pay rise 0
Iamthestig 30.01.12 10:48am
Iamthestig
George Osbourne backs research that a zap to the Balls does no harm 0
charlies_hat 30.01.12 10:00am
charlies_hat