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Boris Johnson applies for Irish passport

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The Irish embassy in London has confirmed reports that it has received a passport application from the British Prime Minister today.

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Star Wars 9 trailer mostly about the other 8 films

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The final trailer for the ninth Star Wars film is mostly about the other eight films, it has been revealed.

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Financial Ombudsman refusing to investigate dubious lending practices of Bank of Mum and Dad

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The Financial Ombudsman has insisted it can not investigate the Bank of Mum and Dad, despite thousands of reports of oppressive lending practices and unusual repayment terms it imposes.

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Europeans keen to boycott Brazilian products as soon as they can think of any

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As international outrage escalates over the destruction by fire of huge swathes of the Amazon, a growing number of people on social media have taken to asking for a boycott of Brazilian products, and also if someone could identify these that would be lovely.

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Forthcoming Disney ‘Obi-Wan’ series to focus on heroin addiction and petty crime

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The forthcoming Obi-Wan television series will be about his youth of petty crime on the planet Glastooine, Disney has confirmed.

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Denmark counteroffers by offering to buy Puerto Rico

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Denmark has responded to Donald Trump’s offer to buy Greenland with a suggestion they buy Puerto Rico instead, as ‘he’s not taking very good care of it’.

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Michael Gove addresses no-deal concerns insisting ‘People have had enough of exports’

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The UK’s no-deal planner Michael Gove is confident that fears about a three-month disruption at ports are unwarranted because people have had quite enough of the free movement of goods anyway.

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Man finally gets through to Virgin Media helpline in the afterlife

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A man has finally had his call to Virgin Media answered from the afterlife, a mere two years after his death.

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Worker on zero-hour contract doing one hour a fortnight delighted to be ’employed’

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As the latest government figures showed unemployment up 31,000 to 1.33 million, zero-hour workers have sought clarification that they’re definitely not unemployed.

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Shrinking economy, tumbling pound and rising inflation were on the other bus, insist Leave campaigners

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As the economy shrank 0.2% in the second quarter of the year, Leave campaigners have insisted this was all part of the plan.

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