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15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Take the stairs, Paxo! Radio 1 chief hits back at Newsnight host...

Jeremy Paxman has been scolded by the boss of Radio 1 after claiming the station's music made travelling in BBC lifts 'hell'.

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Yesterday | Anorak

Mic Wright's Remotely Furious: Sod the Big Allotment Challenge, Bring on The Great British Moan Off

THE BBC seems intent on presenting Britain as a land of twee crafting-obsessed hobbyists whose interests differ only marginally from those of 1950s housewives and labourers making the most of their one day off before the moustachioed factory boss forces them to sever another figure in the lathe.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Mail

Sir David Frost and Alan Whicker were both broadcasting greats......

Whicker, who died aged 91 in July last year, is having one in the less-grand Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, next month - with no contribution from the BBC.

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Related Topix: Terry Jones, Sex Scandal

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Indy Media

March on Parliament, 21st June! Austerity is Theft

Following the immense anti-austerity protests in Paris and Madrid..... No More Austerity! Austerity is Theft! National Demo! Festival outside the BBC, then march on Parliament The multinationals, bankers and fat-cats are bleeding ordinary taxpayers dry.

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SquidBlog

Lens of the Day: Live On Air - The Beatles at the Beeb

As a child in England in the early sixties my upbringing had a soundtrack. At first it was the radio, which was always on.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Short, Music!, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, John Lennon

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Pocket-lint.co.uk

BBC celebrates 20 years of being online, here's how it's changed

It first launched the BBC Networking Club on the World Wide Web on 13 April 1994, which was a not-for-profit subscription website offering early social networking and bulletin board features alongside information about the Beeb itself.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Music-News.com

Pulp's 'Common People' voted best Britpop anthem

In his BBC Radio 6 Music show tonight, Steve Lamacq announced that Pulp's 'Common People' has been voted for by listeners as '6 Music's Favourite Britpop Anthem'.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Pulp, Blur, Oasis

The Independent

BBC chief Lord Hall promises to do more to celebrate women

Director General promises action after he was advised that 15 out of the 18 publicity images in the lobby of the BBC's A 1bn headquarters featured men Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Absolutely Fabulous, Entertainment, Television, Jennifer Saunders, Sex Scandal

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Radio Times

Eddie Mair's ten-point plan to shake up the BBC

There has been no shortage of advice recently on the future of the BBC. What services it should cut, whether or not paying the TV licence should be a criminal offence and how the Corporation should be funded.

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Chronicle Live

Education boss Michael Gove in 'selfie' pose with Tyneside kids

Two Tyneside teenagers persuaded Education Secretary Michael Gove to pose for a "selfie" with them at the end of an interview Two Tyneside teenagers persuaded Education Secretary Michael Gove to pose for a "selfie" with them at the end of an interview.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Teenagers

Tue Apr 08, 2014

IcNetwork

Miriam O'Reilly hits back at former BBC newsreader Michael...

Television personality Miriam O'Reilly has hit back at comments made by former BBC newsreader Michael Buerk, who claimed it was "fair enough" for TV bosses to axe older presenters.

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Hinckley Times

Gallery: Students take to the airwaves on top BBC show

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)

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Sheffield Star

Protect journalists call from city experts

Sheffield University academics called for greater safety and protection for journalists at a top conference held at the BBC's Broadcasting House.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

BBC News

Good journalism not safe, but vital

Nor should it be. Putting tough questions to those in power, or finding out what is really going on, instead of what vested interests say is going on, can be dangerous.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Muslim Brotherhood

Sat Apr 05, 2014

GhanaWeb

Alabaster Box makes Ghana proud on BBC

Ghana's award-winning and leading gospel acappella music quartet, Alabaster Box made a surprising appearance on the world-acclaimed BBC Focus on Africa on BBC World TV.

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Sheffield Star

Sheffield MP Nick Clegg defends his stance after high-profile week

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Ukip leader Nigel Farage during their second televised debate at BBC Broadcasting House, London.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK)

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Daily Mail

The deputy PM's eyes were pink - and golly, he was noisy: QUENTIN...

As another Clegg-Farage pillow fight ended here ringside, BBC referee David Dimbleby spoke for the nation.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel

Newsday

PM baffled by Waitrose free tea row

David Cameron says he cannot see what all the fuss is about over Waitrose's policy of offering customers with a loyalty card free tea and coffee.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Staffordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, Vladimir Putin

The Huffington Post

BBC's Climate Change Coverage Draws Heavy Criticism

MARCH 25: People walk past Broadcasting House, the headquarters of the BBC, on March 25, 2014 in London, England.

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

Guy Fawkes' blog

Hacks Dry, While Bullingdon Boy Dimbers is on the Bolly

Bullingdon Boy David Dimbleby is already on the Bollinger, while the mere plebs in the Spin Room will apparently be left dry for tonight's BBC Europe debate.

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