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The Queen photobombs a selfie at the Commonwealth Games

First she photobombs unsuspecting BBC newsreaders Julian Worricker and Sophie Long while visiting New Broadcasting House in June 2013.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Horncastle News

Lincolnshire Celebrity Farmer Wink takes first trip to London and first train journey at age 64

Today is a day to remember for Lincolnshire's own 'Farmer Wink', as he makes a first-ever rail journey for a capital day out by train.

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Radio Times

Forget Buckingham Palace, visit the BBC

The other morning I arrived at work a little too early my BBC helicopter had made excellent progress and decided to sit outside for a few minutes, enjoying what I believe they call the piazza outside New Broadcasting House.

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Advanced-television.com

BBC explains iPlayer outage

Richard Cooper, the BBC's Controller of Digital Distribution for BBC Future Media, has posted a blog explaining the background to the serious incident over the weekend which impacted BBC iPlayer, BBC iPlayer Radio, and audio and video playback on other parts of bbc.co.uk, which also forced the Corporation to use its emergency homepage for prolonged ... (more)

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Indy Media

BBC Vigil

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sheffield Telegraph

Star David is over the moon after photo contest win

The 15-year-old's picture was selected by BBC expert Mark Thompson - one of the presenters from Stargazing Live.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Forbes.com

BBC Restructuring Costs: A 287,000 For Every Net Job Lost

The BBC Trust, the supervisory body which governs the BBC, expressed some unusually strong language in the corporation's annual report this morning.

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Daily Star

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TV licence payers have taken to Twitter to vent their anger after the BBC's website was dogged with technical issues over the weekend.

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Russia Taday

'British Bulls**t Corporation': Protest in Belfast accuses BBC of 'biased' Gaza coverage

Hundreds of protesters have gathered outside the BBC Broadcasting House in Belfast, expressing their concerns over what they see as "biased" reporting by the BBC on the current Israeli military offensive in Gaza.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Israel, Middle East

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Why does the BBC waste your money on so many weather forecasters?...

Why does the BBC waste your money on so many weather forecasters? One forecast last week - and a dozen different faces across the country Am I the only person to find it immensely irritating that every evening at the end of the News At Ten on BBC1, there are two - yes, two - weather forecasts straight after each other? First, viewers in each of the ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gainsborough Today

Bassetlaw: John Mann MP hails the success of 2014 summer school

The event, which is now in its eighth year, sees 40 students from Bassetlaw travel to London for a week.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Newsday

Killer's Jamaica deportation blocked

The High Court has blocked the deportation of a killer, saying he had suffered discrimination because he was an illegitimate child of a British man.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Weather

BBC News

Nurse jailed over parking row death

Christine McHugh, 33, was hit by a car driven by Ophelia Okai-Koi, 52, following a row over parking outside a pub in Barnet, north London.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England, The King's Speech, Australia, Oceania

Bournemouth Echo

100k Children in Need boost for disadvantaged youngsters in Poole

More than A 100,000 has been given to projects and charities in Poole supporting disadvantaged children and young people by BBC Children in Need.

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WENN Blog

BBC Bosses Apologise For Doctor Who Leak

Bosses at the BBC have apologised for the leak of Peter Capaldi's debut as Doctor Who, branding the incident a "damaging mistake".

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Related Topix: Peter Capaldi

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Jewish Chronicle

Media's misdirected blame game

On Monday night, Israel formally accepted the Egyptian proposed ceasefire calling for an end to "all hostilities" between Hamas and Israel from the following morning.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine)

Fermanagh Today

Finding the quirky moments in Ulster and Scots history

In a new four-part series for BBC Radio Ulster, comedian Tim McGarry joins Orangeman and historian Dr David Hume to look at a range of fascinating historical incidents and people.

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Channelnewsasia.com

BBC News to cut 400 jobs in austerity drive

The BBC said on Thursday it will cut 415 jobs from its news department in the latest cost-cutting measures by the world's largest public broadcaster.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Talk To The Animals and The Mimic: Review of last night's TV

They're the bane of every actor and the torment of cinema-goers worldwide. One mobile phone can wreck the show for an entire audience, whether it's opera at Glyndebourne or just the school play.

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Hollywood Reporter

BBC Defends Coverage of Israeli Air Strikes

A pro-Palestinian group staged a protest outside the BBC's London headquarters and an online petition accusing the public broadcaster of pro-Israeli bias has received 45,000 signatures.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Business News

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