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# bbc - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC
# Special Relationship
# Special Relationship

'Suddenly everything just exploded' - Bonnie Greer on sticking up for Ireland on the BBC

Oct 13th 2019, 2:34 PM 80,696 Views 79 Comments

The US-born writer said the reaction to her comments

# bbc - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Boris Johnson says he won't resign to avoid delaying Brexit as Tory conference kicks off
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson says he won't resign to avoid delaying Brexit as Tory conference kicks off

Sep 29th 2019, 10:23 AM 21,493 Views 42 Comments

Speaking to the BBC, Johnson also defended his recent parliamentary language.

# bbc - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Veteran IRA member claims Gerry Adams lied when he denied being a member of the organisation

Sep 17th 2019, 12:40 PM 28,494 Views 106 Comments

The Louth TD has repeatedly denied accusations that he was a member of the paramilitary organisation.

# bbc - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Ireland's ambassador to the UK says a Northern Ireland border poll would 'degrade' attempts to resolve Brexit
# Adrian O'Neill
# Adrian O'Neill

Ireland's ambassador to the UK says a Northern Ireland border poll would 'degrade' attempts to resolve Brexit

Jul 20th 2019, 3:34 PM 19,798 Views 95 Comments

There has been speculation that Brexit could eventually lead to a united Ireland.

# bbc - Friday 5 July, 2019

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland
# Isis
# Isis

Lisa Smith expresses desire to live in a 'caliphate...but not a brutality group' as she seeks to return to Ireland

Jul 5th 2019, 10:40 AM 42,947 Views 143 Comments

The Dundalk native made the comments in a new interview with BBC.

# bbc - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Sammy Wilson: 'We know the Irish; if you stand up to them, they will take you seriously'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Sammy Wilson: 'We know the Irish; if you stand up to them, they will take you seriously'

Jul 2nd 2019, 11:05 AM 99,904 Views 160 Comments

The DUP’s Brexit spokesman made his comments on BBC Radio 4 this morning.

# bbc - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Police in the UK are investigating comedian Jo Brand over 'battery acid' joke on BBC radio show
# Controversy
# Controversy

Police in the UK are investigating comedian Jo Brand over 'battery acid' joke on BBC radio show

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 5:30 PM 38,852 Views 78 Comments

Brand make a joke about throwing battery acid at “unpleasant characters” rather than milkshakes.

# bbc - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Jun 6th 2019, 5:22 PM 8,701 Views 17 Comments

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# bbc - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

James Corden announces one-off Gavin and Stacey Christmas special
# BBC
# BBC

James Corden announces one-off Gavin and Stacey Christmas special

May 28th 2019, 3:24 PM 20,476 Views 35 Comments

The BBC sitcom centres on the long distance relationship between a Englishman and a Welsh woman and last aired in 2010.

# bbc - Monday 20 May, 2019

TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap: BBC struggle to liven up another boring Manchester City triumph

May 20th 2019, 2:25 PM 8,322 Views 11 Comments

Gary Lineker would have been better off saying ‘another win for the bloodless and efficient use of capital’ and cutting straight to the Eurovision.

# bbc - Saturday 11 May, 2019

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's been really hard. I shouldn't have to go through that': Alex Scott opens up about social media abuse

May 11th 2019, 5:43 PM 12,577 Views 14 Comments

The former England defender spoke about the abuse she received during her role as a TV analyst this season.

# bbc - Friday 10 May, 2019

'I chose the wrong photo': Sacked BBC host Danny Baker formally apologises over royal baby tweet
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

'I chose the wrong photo': Sacked BBC host Danny Baker formally apologises over royal baby tweet

May 10th 2019, 6:38 PM 80,168 Views 115 Comments

The 61 year-old was removed from presenting duties by the BBC yesterday.

# bbc - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16
# RIP
# RIP

Children's BBC star Mya-Lecia Naylor dies suddenly, aged 16

Apr 18th 2019, 10:37 AM 84,700 Views 3 Comments

The CBBC star died suddenly on Sunday 7 April.

# bbc - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

More to Ireland den dis? Alan Partridge 'Men Behind the Wire' clip prompts amusement, bemusement
# Wolftonic
# Wolftonic

More to Ireland den dis? Alan Partridge 'Men Behind the Wire' clip prompts amusement, bemusement

Mar 19th 2019, 3:37 PM 123,010 Views 56 Comments

Viewers’ jaws may have dropped a little when the songs were aired – but a joke’s a joke right? Hopefully.

# bbc - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC
# Global Game
From The42
# Global Game

Six Nations considering whopping £500m offer from investors CVC

Mar 13th 2019, 5:00 PM 42,839 Views 45 Comments

News of the bid comes on the eve of a crucial World Rugby meeting about the proposed Nations Championship.

# bbc - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101
# RIP
# RIP

'Great Escape' veteran who called film 'absolute rubbish' dies aged 101

Mar 12th 2019, 10:20 PM 29,142 Views 22 Comments

The former RAF navigator never managed to escape the camp in events later portrayed in the Steve McQueen film.

# bbc - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

BBC's Brexit coverage of Ireland 'lacking curiosity and depth', former BBC controllers says
# BARELY A LOOK IN
# BARELY A LOOK IN

BBC's Brexit coverage of Ireland 'lacking curiosity and depth', former BBC controllers says

Mar 5th 2019, 9:45 PM 27,547 Views 16 Comments

Mark Damazer is a former BBC Radio 4 controller.

# bbc - Friday 1 March, 2019

'Is the issue with me being white?': Row breaks out over BBC presenter's social media posts from Africa
# White Saviour
# White Saviour

'Is the issue with me being white?': Row breaks out over BBC presenter's social media posts from Africa

Mar 1st 2019, 10:09 AM 93,083 Views 67 Comments

A Labour MP has accused Comic Relief of sending a “distorted image” of Africa.

# bbc - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Trump v Beto: BBC cameraman attacked as President and Democrat hold competing rallies
# El Paso
# El Paso

Trump v Beto: BBC cameraman attacked as President and Democrat hold competing rallies

Feb 12th 2019, 9:37 AM 34,164 Views 77 Comments

Trump attacked his potential rival during his Texas speech.

# bbc - Friday 1 February, 2019

Gardaí investigate after two Quinn company employees allegedly assaulted in Cavan
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Gardaí investigate after two Quinn company employees allegedly assaulted in Cavan

Feb 1st 2019, 10:04 PM 33,979 Views 21 Comments

The attacker reportedly fled the scene after members of the public intervened.

'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57
# Mock The Week
# Mock The Week

'Groundbreakingly brilliant' comedian Jeremy Hardy dies aged 57

Feb 1st 2019, 10:53 AM 52,232 Views 10 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the comedian, who died earlier today.

# bbc - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Pro-Brexit protester arrested in relation to incident which saw British MP branded a 'fascist'
# James Goddard
# James Goddard

Pro-Brexit protester arrested in relation to incident which saw British MP branded a 'fascist'

Jan 12th 2019, 7:16 PM 19,102 Views 70 Comments

Anna Soubry was heckled as she entered Parliament on Monday.

# bbc - Friday 11 January, 2019

'An inspiration to all': BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51
# RIP
# RIP

'An inspiration to all': BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51

Jan 11th 2019, 7:55 AM 66,484 Views 6 Comments

The mother-of-two died yesterday morning following a short illness.

# bbc - Monday 7 January, 2019

Pro-EU MP Anna Soubry criticises police after group of protesters call her 'Nazi' outside UK parliament
# Brexit
# Brexit

Pro-EU MP Anna Soubry criticises police after group of protesters call her 'Nazi' outside UK parliament

Jan 7th 2019, 9:56 PM 27,740 Views 68 Comments

Anna Soubry was forced to stop after being heckled as she conducted interviews on BBC and Sky News.

# bbc - Friday 28 December, 2018

Search for missing 20 year-old believed to have fallen overboard cruise ship in Caribbean suspended
# Arron Hough
# Arron Hough

Search for missing 20 year-old believed to have fallen overboard cruise ship in Caribbean suspended

Dec 28th 2018, 2:09 PM 40,939 Views 17 Comments

Arron Hough was reported missing after failing to report for work on Christmas Day.

Mary Robinson 'dismayed' at media comments as she comes under fire for claiming Dubai princess is 'troubled'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Mary Robinson 'dismayed' at media comments as she comes under fire for claiming Dubai princess is 'troubled'

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 10:44 AM 90,214 Views 89 Comments

Mary Robinson has come under fire for claiming that an Emirati princess who has stated she is being held against her will is “in the loving care of her family”.

# bbc - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Which People Just Do Nothing Character Are You?
# Suttin Like That
From The Daily Edge
# Suttin Like That

Which People Just Do Nothing Character Are You?

Dec 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 5,267 Views 0 Comments

You know that bit of dust at the end of peanuts? Yeah? Basically, that’s the best part.

# bbc - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Dutch church holds month-long 'marathon mass' to protect refugee family from deportation
# Bethel
# Bethel

Dutch church holds month-long 'marathon mass' to protect refugee family from deportation

Dec 4th 2018, 12:29 PM 17,508 Views 34 Comments

Under Dutch law, police are unable to raid places of worship while services are ongoing.

# bbc - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins
# Dynasties
# Dynasties

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins

Nov 20th 2018, 2:47 PM 46,361 Views 28 Comments

The decision broke a principle of nature film-making to observe but not interfere.

# bbc - Monday 19 November, 2018

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018
# Bbc 100 Women
# Bbc 100 Women

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

Nov 19th 2018, 6:44 PM 24,824 Views 29 Comments

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

# bbc - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Poll reveals 62% of people in Northern Ireland believe a united Ireland more likely post-Brexit
# BREXIT POLL
# BREXIT POLL

Poll reveals 62% of people in Northern Ireland believe a united Ireland more likely post-Brexit

Nov 13th 2018, 7:37 AM 24,967 Views 82 Comments

55% of people in Northern Ireland said they believed Brexit will leave them financially less well off.

# bbc - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Leicester helicopter crash: Police appeal for public's 'patience' as investigation continues
# Leicester City
# Leicester City

Leicester helicopter crash: Police appeal for public's 'patience' as investigation continues

Updated Oct 28th 2018, 3:45 PM 87,785 Views 21 Comments

Leicester City’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is feared dead in the wake of the crash.

# bbc - Monday 8 October, 2018

The success of Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who debut proves that onscreen representation works
# Doctor Who
From The Daily Edge
# Doctor Who

The success of Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who debut proves that onscreen representation works

Oct 8th 2018, 5:32 PM 4,058 Views 8 Comments

Her casting divided fans initially.

# bbc - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Former BBC host Mark Lamarr charged with assault and false imprisonment
# Never Mind The Buzzcocks
# Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Former BBC host Mark Lamarr charged with assault and false imprisonment

Sep 15th 2018, 6:16 PM 50,422 Views 0 Comments

The 51-year-old will appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on 2 October.

# bbc - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children
# Protest
# Protest

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

Sep 12th 2018, 6:16 PM 50,798 Views 78 Comments

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

# bbc - Friday 7 September, 2018

Ex-Ireland and Liverpool defender Lawrenson gets the all-clear after cancer scare
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Ex-Ireland and Liverpool defender Lawrenson gets the all-clear after cancer scare

Sep 7th 2018, 12:36 PM 6,998 Views 6 Comments

The BBC pundit admitted being nervous while he waited to hear the news.

# bbc - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40
# Rachael Bland
# Rachael Bland

'Inspiring' BBC radio presenter dies from cancer aged 40

Sep 5th 2018, 11:40 AM 58,660 Views 19 Comments

Rachael Bland said she had just days to live on Monday.

# bbc - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live
# Rachael Bland
# Rachael Bland

'I'm afraid the time has come': BBC radio presenter says she has just days left to live

Sep 4th 2018, 12:55 PM 88,892 Views 27 Comments

Rachael Bland was diagnosed with breast cancer just under two years ago.

# bbc - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

The Rubberbandits' Blindboy to highlight Britain's housing crisis in new BBC series
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

The Rubberbandits' Blindboy to highlight Britain's housing crisis in new BBC series

Aug 22nd 2018, 4:06 PM 23,458 Views 51 Comments

The series has been described as a “satirical undercover programme”.

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television
# Novel Idea
# Novel Idea

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 12,712 Views 2 Comments

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.