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Black turtleneck sweaters "aid creativity", says study

It has been the dressed-down garment of cool for over five years. Along with the big screen, the echoey venue and the use of the words “here’s the thing that makes this thing so cool”, it’s...

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nickb 17.10.11 12:35pm
writinginbsl
Two groups of muscley men flounce round a field after a symbolic giant testicle

wearing coloured shirts and wrestling with each other...

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Ironduke 17.10.11 12:25pm
nickb
Cameron still wondering how he can blame last Labour government for Liam Fox 1
roybland 17.10.11 12:00pm
acwanaut
George Osbourne arrested for running 'giant Ponzi scheme'

Whitehall was in shock last night after current Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbourne, was arrested by Cheshire Police in the grounds of his constituency mansion on charges of running a Ponzi...

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acwanaut 17.10.11 11:51am
acwanaut
Dictionary corner: "Pokemon" - Jamaican slang for poor quality accommodation 1
Iamthestig 17.10.11 11:23am
virtuallywill
House of Lords a-peers to have gas supply

David Cameron has today announced a big discovery in the search for cheaper fuel. For many years now the price of fuel has been increasing to unaffordable levels. Over the same period, as the average...

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Perks 17.10.11 11:20am
Perks
Uproar as hardline headmaster bans child for having a piercing

When her five year old son Vandeleur was excluded from his kindergarten class merely for having a piercing, concerned mum Flangia Scrutter felt it was the final straw. "Little Vandy were proper set...

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Ironduke 17.10.11 8:00am
vertical
Dale Farm to be honoured with "Royal" prefix. More soon. 2
dominic_mcg 17.10.11 7:57am
vertical
Adam & Eve still alive says Greek Pension Payment Office 1
witless 17.10.11 7:38am
writinginbsl
Gay bar free groping offer will reverse falling profits.....touch wood 1
Perks 17.10.11 7:37am
writinginbsl
Shanklin residents complain of "deafening silence" from Quaker Meeting House

I had a whole story to go with this, but I've forgotten what it was...

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JohnA 17.10.11 7:35am
writinginbsl
Global finance anarchists ask RBS and HSBC "Could we possibly use your loo?" 1
antharrison 17.10.11 7:34am
writinginbsl
Inaugural Dale Farmers Market "mostly potatoes" 5
charlies_hat 17.10.11 7:33am
writinginbsl
Government announces switch off of analogue power stations. 0
Ostsee 17.10.11 6:24am
Ostsee
Interest in airline grows as Branson and Stelios join to launch Easy Virgin. 10
Perks 16.10.11 9:46pm
vertical
Electricity pylon design competition won by 'extended middle finger' concept

A competition to find Britain's next electricity pylon has been won by a design that reflects the customer's complex relationship with energy use. Drawing on organic influences and conveying a proud...

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16.10.11 9:13pm
JohnA
Commonwealth side roars into rugby world cup final 3
16.10.11 9:04pm
Ironduke
Sex Workers Protest Artificial Whore Moan Replacement 4
rikkor 16.10.11 7:59pm
arthurminnit
Curry headline made into a tikka 0
arthurminnit 16.10.11 7:52pm
arthurminnit
M&M's World, Happiest Place On Earth

I can't breathe. Not a metre into this place, and I can't breathe. The smog here is so suffocating that in under a minute I feel nauseous, I have minor stomach pains, and a slight headache. It's so...

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Comrade Tweed 16.10.11 7:50pm
arthurminnit
"Liam Fox is my imaginary friend" - Werritty

Adam Werritty has claimed that Liam Fox was an [i]imaginary [/i]friend. "I certainly didn't think he really existed. How could he?", said a confused Werritty. "I've sometimes felt a bit lonely on...

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apepper 16.10.11 7:04pm
apepper
bager cull rumoured to be a Ga Ga idea

in attempt to revive the fur trade so empoverished artists don't have to wear cloth made from beef but can wear some decent fur instead - and taste of lobster...

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4ty2 16.10.11 6:59pm
4ty2
Small independent bookshop sells book

Small independent bookshop Real Books yesterday sold a book, according to an unconfirmed report from the Small Independent Bookshops Association. Penny Wilson (76) said she was browsing in the...

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roybland 16.10.11 6:28pm
Le Creuset Fiend
Mumbai refuses to be twinned with Southall saying "we have standards to uphold" 0
witless 16.10.11 6:18pm
witless
State Pension age down to 40 as Health and Safety Executive disbanded

We were all living longer, or so they told us, so the State Pension age went further out of our grasp to the point where we might simply need it to pay for a nurse to pop round to wipe our bottoms....

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bootjangler 16.10.11 5:33pm
bootjangler
moshi monsters to be banned under the human rights act

as judges claim there is no right to laugh., Next case is to Ban Fox news as parody act on former UK polotician...

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4ty2 16.10.11 5:26pm
4ty2
It's Only a Paper Moon, says Renowned Physicist

A Nobel Prize winning physicist has astounded the world's science community by throwing doubts on the basic rules of the Cosmos and it's "furniture". "It's only a paper moon," announced Professor...

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Drylaw 16.10.11 4:51pm
nickb
Quack doctor boasts he gets great results that can not be replicated 0
Dumbnews 16.10.11 4:32pm
Dumbnews
CPRE to oppose growth of trees in rural areas

The Campaign to Protect Rural England is to oppose the growth of trees in the countryside.,  , 'These unsightly structures are increasingly an eyesore on the rural landscape,' said CPRE...

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roybland 16.10.11 4:10pm
roybland
Grocer voted Cambridge University Chancellor 0
roybland 16.10.11 2:50pm
roybland