Devon stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-08-18–2019-08-21

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Veg pun is officially the funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe

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Veg pun is officially the funniest joke at Edinburgh Fringe Comedian and children's book author Olaf Falafel is this year's Dave's Funniest Joke At The Fringe winner Share Olaf Falafel with the trophy for this year's funniest joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Image: DAVE) Get the biggest Daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email The winner of the award for the funniest joke at this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival been announced. The trophy has been won by a vegetable pun - which beat gags about nepotism, semaphore, anti-depressants, Brexit, and cowboys - to claim the coveted trophy, sponsored by ...

Spider catcher price check as eight-legged invasion starts early

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Brexit No Deal 'Doomsday dossier' leak blamed on Philip Hammond Made with a 68cm long plastic rod, you can either stand a good two feet away from spiders as you catch them, or reach up to tricky high ceilings without any dangerous chair balancing. Its super soft brush at the end of a long, plastic arm saves you from creepy crawlies without harming the beast themselves. According to Aldi, the handy catcher can also be used to contain moths, butterflies and daddy long legs. Available online at Aldi already, the catcher costs £7.99 , although you will need to pay a delivery charge unless you spend over £20. However, at Amazon we found what looks like exactly the same one just in a different col...

Angry Brixham trawler skipper calls for MP to 'stand down and force a by-election'

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Woman finds 'baby whale' at Devon beach I'm sure we can get through the painful process and be all the better for it, after all what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. I voted for you and the Conservative party as those best placed to deliver on that democratic referendum result. I could understand the concerns and reasons for your leaving the Conservative party since. However, I can't help feeling betrayed by what seems to me a perfidious act of joining a party diametrically opposed to the wishes of that majority of your electorate. Now weakening the hand of your former allies on the government benches. As for myself, I should add that my father was an ex Luftwaffe conscript POW. At the e...

Michael Gove understands the challenges a ‘no deal’ Brexit means for farmers

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News opinion Michael Gove understands the challenges a ‘no deal’ Brexit means for farmers Neil Parish MP says important ‘no deal’ preparation must continue with rigour and the Government is absolutely right to plan for life outside the EU Single Market and Customs Union Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest Daily stories by email Subscribe Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email NEIL PARISH IS THE CONSERVATIVE MP FOR TIVERTON AND HONITON AND HAS BEEN SINCE 2010 Farming and the effect of ‘no deal’ have been the focus of media attention for the last few weeks. And rightly so. British...