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£300 for a night seeing Usain Bolt disappear into the distance

FLASH HARRY, our tame wideboy in the double-breasted suit with a ticket for every event, paid through the nose to catch a glimpse of the world’s greatest sprinter last weekend. He was not impressed. Usain Bolt runs his last ever … Continue reading

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Rooney apologises for his performance, on and off the track

Croydon Harrier Martyn Rooney has issued an apology after announcing on national television that he “ran like a dick” at the Rio Olympics. Rooney had just been eliminated at the heats stage of the 400 metres when he gave his … Continue reading

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Tram works engineered to deter weekend travel plans

Yet more disruption for people wanting to travel this weekend, as the private companies contracted to conduct engineering work on the Tramlink network concentrate their efforts during daytime on Saturday and Sunday, rather than overnight when the tram system is … Continue reading

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Boris in record-breaking form when it comes to broken pledges

Suitably in an Olympic year, Boris Johnson has set a world record for breaking an election pledge. Boris has shown more speed than Usain Bolt. On the very first morning of his first working day back in office at City … Continue reading

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1,000 Croydon kids to miss out as Boris breaks Olympic pledge

Around one thousand schoolchildren from Croydon look set to miss out on the chance of a lifetime, to watch Usain Bolt, Victoria Pendleton or Tom Daley competing at this summer’s London Olympic Games, and all because they have been let … Continue reading

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