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Drag Protestors Target Oakey's Neighbour From Hell

Author: Jonty Skrufff
Saturday, April 9, 2005
Dog lovers enraged by recent legislation outlawing dogs chasing squirrels staged the Connaught Square Squirrel Drag Hunt last weekend, causing chaos outside Tony Blair's Bayswater mansion and his unfortunate neighbour Paul Oakenfold.

Protestors dressed in pink and blue hunting costumes reportedly urged their dogs to chase a fake squirrel (a sock on a string) around the Square, to challenge the law which means dog owners face £5,000 fines if they're caught pursuing the furry tailed rodents.

"We chose Connaught Square because of its connections with the Prime Minister," protest organiser Ed Seyfried told the Standard. "The law is foolish and the best way to draw people's attention to that is to look ridiculous ourselves."

In happier news for Britain's best known superstar DJ, the Guardian revealed that Tony Blair has finally managed to find tenants for his house, 6 months after first putting it up for rent. Basic Instinct movie director Michael Caton-Jones is reportedly paying £8,000 ($15,000) a month for the four floor pad, almost half the £15,000 rate the Blair's initially asked for last October.