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The Daily Toad: Proudly disseminating sensationalised rubbish since 1645. 20th Feb 2011.

Thoughtless Protestors apologise
for FI cancellation

Protestors in Bahrain were yesterday trying to head off a PR disaster after upsetting Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone with their poorly timed quest for democracy and basic human dignity yesterday.

"We just weren't thinking," said Kareem al Nidh'aal yesterday, speaking from a hastily erected barricade that reaked of teargas and warm blood on ashphalt, "when we planned to make our feelings known about human rights and the rule of law, we forgot about the first round of the Formula One racing season, and I'd like to take this opportunity to apologise to Mr Ecclestone and the millions of Formula One fans who will have their viewing pleasure disrupted."

Mr Ecclestone, who said: "I'm more hopeful today. I hope we don't have to do anything. Let's hope this all blows away." was echoing millions of Bahranians who are counting the human cost of having to relocate a Formula One race at short notice or even cancelling it altogether.

"We should have waited until after the F1 racing season began," said a protestor while being repeatedly hit upon the head with a baton that had been made in the UK, "I hope this doesn't ruin the chances of hosting this important and prestigious event in the future."

Josh Hatchett, reporting for The Toad.

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Some of Bernie Ecclestone's money yesterday

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