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Government insists pensioners should get an inflation-busting increase in income despite only 67% of them voting Tory

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The government has today insisted that pensions will rise by the rate of inflation, while pay restraint is essential for unionised workers, despite the fact that only 67% of pensioners vote Tory.

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Labour insists it remains 100% behind workers right to strike, up until the moment they actually do

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has reaffirmed his party’s complete support for any workers who wish to take strike action, support that will remain in place right up until the moment they actually do it.

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Poundland to be renamed ‘Tennerland’

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Poundland is to be renamed Tennerland it has been revealed today, due to the continuing increase in UK inflation.

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British news presenters to go on strike until their employers remove any risk of encountering Mick Lynch

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Senior broadcast figures on the nation’s airwaves are set to take industrial action, citing a huge increase in the risk of encountering a rogue trade union leader who makes them look like laughably predictable shit-stirring gobshites.

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Thomas the Tank Engine branded a ‘scab’ after turning up for work as normal

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Thomas the Tank Engine has been branded a ‘fucking scab’ by his colleagues today after turning up for work on time as normal and refusing to go on strike. 

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Government offers weekly ‘clap for rail workers’ to end strike

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The Government has made a dramatic, last-minute offer of a weekly ‘clap for rail workers’ in an attempt to prevent the week-long rail strike set to cripple the country.

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Agricultural labour shortage forces Cornish farms to hire alcoholic criminals

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The sorry state of British farming was highlighted yesterday morning after an interview with LBC’s Nick Ferrari revealed that a farm in Cornwall was so desperate for workers they take on untrustworthy binge-drinking layabouts with criminal records to pick courgettes.

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‘If you want to help people onto the housing ladder you could start by giving £600 a month mortgages to people already paying £1000 a month in rent’ government told

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The public has said that if the government really wants to help people get onto the housing ladder, then there are currently millions of people paying more in rent than they need for a mortgage who would like a quiet word in their ear.

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Banks confirm they will happily give a mortgage for a £250,000 house to UC claimants on £350 a month

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High Street lenders have boosted Boris Johnson’s proposal, to let Universal Credit claimants use their benefits as income when applying for a mortgage, by saying they love lending money to people who will repay over 175 years and whose income depends on the whims of politicians. In Kettering, financial expert and mortgage broker Simon Williams […]

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As the average tank tops £100, what steps are YOU taking to save money on petrol? We asked, you answered

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As petrol prices across the country made their biggest daily jump in 17 years, motorists everywhere are taking steps to reduce their fuel consumption in any number of innovative ways.

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