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by | 4th, August 2004

‘WE are assured that the reason the IT department has not turned up for work at Anorak Towers this morning is nothing to do with the terror raids across Britain last night.

Who’s going to fix our computers now?

The fact that they would turn up to work in ‘Kill The Infidel’ T-shirts and spend most of their time throwing paper planes across the office was just their particular sense of humour.

But 13 people will not be turning up to work today after police swooped in a series of co-ordinated raids across the country.

According to the Times, up to 70 officers sealed off streets in Kensal Green, while police in forensic science outfits were seen searching a house on Harrow Road.

And two others were arrested at Blackburn as they drove their gold Mercedes (coincidentally the Anorak company car) down Preston Old Road.

It is unclear whether the arrests are connected with the heightened alert in the United States, which follows the discovery of detailed terror plans on the computer of captured al Qaeda suspect Mohammed Naeem Noor Khan.

If they are, however, they as likely to relate to operations planned for World War II as they are to the Islamist terrorist threat.

It turns out that cynicism at

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