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Bog Roll Might Run Out After a No-Deal Brexit

An entire nation faces being left with its pants round its ankles and one hand out the door, yelling for the delivery of some kind of soft, strong and thoroughly absorbent salvation, if no-deal Brexit goes ahead at the end of this month. Read More >>

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Brexit Sparked a British Man’s Psychotic Episode, Doctors Say

For one British man, the controversial vote that led to Brexit in 2016 might have caused a temporary bout of psychosis. Read More >>

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Greggs is Getting its Hands On as Much Pork as Possible Ahead of Brexit

The nation's favourite high street bakery - or at least the only one I can name off the top of my head - is prepping for Brexit by stockpiling pork for its sausage rolls while the going's good. Read More >>

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Was Boris Johnson Trying to Quote Churchill During His Dystopian Chicken Speech at the UN?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a bizarre speech on Tuesday night at the United Nations General Assembly that included plenty of dire warning about the future, including everything from the rise of killer robots to “limbless chickens” on the kitchen table. And as strange as it sounds, Johnson may have been trying to quote former Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Read More >>

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Boris Johnson Warns of ‘Pink-Eyed Terminators’ and ‘Limbless Chickens’ in Absolutely Bonkers UN Speech

Boris Johnson delivered a bizarre late night speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, warning that technology could make our world a dystopian hellscape if it’s not properly constrained – a place where mattresses monitor our nightmares, heartless algorithms deny us medical care, and... robots travel from the future to slaughter humanity. Read More >>

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Boris Wants to Hulk Out for Brexit, Because This Is Where This Farce Is at Right Now

If you’ve been trying to pay attention to whatever in god’s now-ungodly-name is going on in the UK right now over the nightmare that is Brexit, recently you’ve heard about some bizarre, arcane parliamentary terminology. Prorogation! The Speaker! The Black Rod! Boris Johnson! Well, here’s one new term you probably don’t need explaining: The Hulk. Read More >>

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The Government’s Shady Plan to Collect Your Data Is Being Investigated by UK Watchdog

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is setting out to find just what the bloody hell the government is playing at by collecting the personal data of anyone who visits its various websites. Read More >>

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UK Government Plans to Collect ‘Targeted and Personalised’ Data on Internet Users to Prepare For Brexit: Report

The government is planning to collect “targeted and personalised information,” on anyone who visits the government’s various websites, according to a new report from BuzzFeed News. Politicians in the UK are being told that it’s a “top priority” and that the information is needed to prepare for Brexit, which is still scheduled for October 31. Read More >>

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Lego Reassures the Nation Over Christmas Supply Levels

The boss of the Lego group has said it's working hard with shops and suppliers to negate the impact of decisions made by those who find themselves lumbered with making a Brexit happen, with the company promising that Christmas 2019 won't be ruined by a shortage of its particular ranges of interlocking coloured plastic bricks. Read More >>

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A PR Firm’s Winding Up MPs and the Daily Mail With a Fake Brexit Game

Everyone's talking about deepfakes, but welcome to yet another minor manifestation of the internet's capacity for falsehood: Brexit Royale. This video game features various British politicians facing off against one another in classic royale style. Or at least it would, if it were real. Read More >>

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Brexit Becomes a Zombie Outbreak in a New Series From Ben Wheatley

Massively important political controversies tend to inspire some damn fine art and that seems to be happening for director Ben Wheatley. Read More >>

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Celebratory* Brexit 50p Fast-Tracked into Production

The UK's current government and current chancellor are planning to dump millions of celebratory/commiseratory Brexit 50 pence pieces on the UK, hopefully in time for the current EU exit deadline of October 31. Read More >>

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It Looks Like You Won’t Have Your .EU Domains Taken Away Post-Brexit After All

After the EU got us all in a tizzy about transferring .eu domains because it was going to scrap any that have a UK registrant, the EU has changed it mind. Read More >>

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Chrome Extension Filters Out the Political B-Word

Two app developers have had it with hearing about the dog's dinner of "Brexit" piping out of every news orifice in the land, so have taken direct action to filter out the dread B-word at source. Read More >>

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Tesco Warns of Pre-Christmas Brexit Stock Crunch

Brexit is apparently going to be even harder and more complex than previously imagined, warns Tesco boss Dave Lewis, because the UK's revised exit date of October 31 means the various warehouses of the land will be bloated with their finest Christmas tat come EU walkaway day – making accommodating additional food supplies even harder. Read More >>