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Local woman who broke wind during first date spends first of many sleepless nights wondering if man heard it

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A 23-year-old Whitechapel woman managed just 2 hours sleep after she broke wind in a restaurant where she was on a first date with a man she had met on Tinder.

Tracy Dell, a hairdresser from Vallance Road, told The Whelk: “It happened during dessert. My spoon slipped from my hand, and as it clattered onto my plate, I farted with surprise.

“I looked up and saw that my date was looking down at his food. He was pretty expressionless so it was hard to tell if he’d heard it.

“It wasn’t an absolute rip-snorter or anything so I’m praying that he didn’t notice.

“Having said that, he was pretty quiet for the rest of the evening and he did make me get the bus home instead of dropping me off in his car.

“I hardly slept a wink last night and I’ve a horrible…

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Trump Presidency Approval Survey Pretty Much As Expected

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The survey was carried out by leading pollsters, Gallup, and was conducted in over 86 countries, including The United States of America and Iran

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NEXT WEEK: We reveal the results of a poll asking people if they’d like to shoot Piers Morgan in his big fat face.

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Beckham under fire after tattooing himself during royal wedding

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David-Beckham-Tattoos-1 Tats naughty. Beckham pictured at the free bar last night

Critics have hit out at soccer legend, David Beckham, who was spotted tattooing one of his legs during yesterday’s royal wedding ceremony at Windsor Castle

The former Manchester United and England icon was spotted by a BBC camera with his trousers pulled down to his knees and was clearly seen using a piece of sharpened bamboo and a bottle of Indian ink to etch a crude ship’s anchor tattoo with, ‘Mum and Dad’, in a scroll underneath it on his upper thigh.

The criticism of Beckham’s behaviour is reminiscent of the outcry that ensued after Prince Andrew’s daughter, Eugenie, was spotted in a pew at the back of Westminster Abbey having her pubic hair fashioned into a heart and dyed pink during the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in April 2011.

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London’s Lost Tradesmen: The Ropefarters of Rotherhithe

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In the early 1900s, all of Britain’s newly-manufactured nautical ropes were sent to Rotherhithe in south-east London, where highly skilled artisans would season the raw hemp by passing wind over the coiled ropes in specially designed sheds, or, Gruff Houses, as they were known.

Each Ropefarter would eat up to 12 tins of beans and 3lbs of Brussel sprouts before each 11-hour shift and would often expel up to 600 atmospheres of gas during that time. That’s enough to inflate an average hot air balloon 5-times.

The Ropefarters were eventually made redundant by the shipping companies when residents in neighbouring Bermondsey complained about the noise and smell after a number of young children and elderly people died from asphyxiation during a 24-hour shift on a blisteringly hot day in July 1903.

Source: The Ripsnorter and Botty Burp Guide 1907

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Jacob Rees-Mogg proposes ‘Brit-O-Vision’ song contest.

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Jacob speaking latinControversial Brexit hard-liner, Jacob Rees-Mogg, told the House of Commons yesterday, that after Britain pulls out of the EU, the United Kingdom should also withdraw from the Eurovision song contest and hold its own, Brit-O-Vision version of the popular annual spectacular

Rees-Mogg told The House: “I don’t see how we can present ourselves as a truly independent sovereign nation while we’re still taking part in an event in which the balance is clearly tipped heavily in favour of the Europeans.

“Year in, year out, our songs and performers are head and shoulders above those of the foreigners, and yet, we end up right down the bottom of the table when the votes are counted.

“It’s humiliating to see our great nation humbled by people who didn’t know how to use a knife and fork or understand the rules of croquet until we conquered and civilised them.

“Brit-O-Vision would feature all-British…

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Lionel Ritchie: My wife kicked me in the groin during recording of Easy Like Sunday Morning

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Pop legend, Lionel Ritchie, has revealed that he was kicked hard in the testicles by his wife during the recording of his 1977 smash it, Easy Like Sunday Morning, after she had discovered that he was sleeping with the bass player.

In an exclusive interview, Ritchie, 97, told us: “I was getting towards the end of the recording and was taking a rest from the vocal just before the final fancy guitar break.

“At this point, my wife came storming into the studio and kicked me hard in the balls.

“She was raging and calling me a lowlife and a fag sonofabitch. I doubled up in pain and only just recovered in time to complete the closing vocal, although, if you listen carefully, you can absolutely tell that I went up to a higher key for the last knockings.

“When we played it back, the producer decided to leave the…

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