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# bbc - Sunday 16 February, 2020

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
# Controversy
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# Controversy

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 17,013 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

# bbc - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Varadkar admits election looks ‘very tight’ after poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin
# Too Close For Comfort
# Too Close For Comfort

Varadkar admits election looks ‘very tight’ after poll shows rise in support for Sinn Féin

Feb 2nd 2020, 12:06 PM 29,440 Views 158 Comments

Varadkar stressed that Brexit negotiations will be dificult if there is trouble forming an Irish government.

# bbc - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

BBC to axe 450 jobs as part of €95m cost-cutting measures
# Job Cuts
# Job Cuts

BBC to axe 450 jobs as part of €95m cost-cutting measures

Jan 29th 2020, 3:30 PM 11,846 Views 18 Comments

The company said it would review the number of presenters it has and how they work.

# bbc - Friday 10 January, 2020

Broadcaster wins equal pay case against BBC over male presenter earning over six times more
# Samira Ahmed
# Samira Ahmed

Broadcaster wins equal pay case against BBC over male presenter earning over six times more

Jan 10th 2020, 4:04 PM 34,750 Views 50 Comments

Samira Ahmed asked why she was paid £465 an episode of Newswatch when Jeremy Vine got £3,000 per episode of Points of View.

# bbc - Friday 27 December, 2019

BBC defends use of word 'f****t' in Gavin and Stacey Christmas special
# Fairytale Of New York
# Fairytale Of New York

BBC defends use of word 'f****t' in Gavin and Stacey Christmas special

Dec 27th 2019, 5:39 PM 70,394 Views 65 Comments

Characters Nessa and Uncle Bryan, played by Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon, sang Fairytale of New York during the show.

# bbc - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Ben Stokes wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award
# Number One
From The42
# Number One

Ben Stokes wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

Dec 15th 2019, 10:13 PM 10,252 Views 8 Comments

Stokes finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Dina Asher-Smith in the public vote.

Gavin and Stacey star apologises after calling BBC journalist a 'disingenuous plopcarpet'
# Matthew Horne
# Matthew Horne

Gavin and Stacey star apologises after calling BBC journalist a 'disingenuous plopcarpet'

Dec 15th 2019, 4:09 PM 48,354 Views 22 Comments

Matthew Horne said he was “caught up in the frenzy of the election”.

# bbc - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

UK election watchdog issues warning after BBC political editor's live comments about postal votes
# Laura Kuenssberg
# Laura Kuenssberg

UK election watchdog issues warning after BBC political editor's live comments about postal votes

Dec 11th 2019, 8:22 PM 49,866 Views 16 Comments

The BBC said it doesn’t believe it or Laura Kuenssberg breached electoral law.

# bbc - Friday 6 December, 2019

'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview
# Not Too Late
# Not Too Late

'We're not expecting too much': BBC's Andrew Neil challenges Boris Johnson to 'oven ready' interview

Dec 6th 2019, 8:51 AM 16,611 Views 44 Comments

Boris Johnson has been accused of hiding from scrutiny by ducking the interview with the broadcaster.

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

Dec 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,829 Views 20 Comments

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# bbc - Monday 2 December, 2019

Woman who alleges she slept with Prince Andrew when she was a teenager to appear in BBC interview
# Virginia Giuffre
# Virginia Giuffre

Woman who alleges she slept with Prince Andrew when she was a teenager to appear in BBC interview

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:27 AM 48,927 Views 31 Comments

The Panorama programme will air on BBC One tonight.

# bbc - Saturday 30 November, 2019

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

BBC backs down in interview standoff with Boris Johnson in wake of terror attack

Nov 30th 2019, 12:38 PM 40,825 Views 19 Comments

“We believe it is now in the public interest that the Prime Minister should be interviewed.”

# bbc - Monday 25 November, 2019

'No intention to mislead': BBC admits 'mistake' in editing laughter from Boris Johnson clip
# Question Time
# Question Time

'No intention to mislead': BBC admits 'mistake' in editing laughter from Boris Johnson clip

Nov 25th 2019, 8:40 PM 24,915 Views 28 Comments

The broadcaster said the clip was cut for a shorter package to be shown on Sunday’s lunchtime bulletin.

# bbc - Friday 22 November, 2019

'Never intended to cause hurt or pain': Johnson refuses to apologise for 'racist rhetoric'
# Question Time
# Question Time

'Never intended to cause hurt or pain': Johnson refuses to apologise for 'racist rhetoric'

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:15 PM 27,292 Views 46 Comments

The UK’s main political party leaders faced tough questioning on BBC’s Question Time this evening.

# bbc - Friday 15 November, 2019

Prince Andrew to discuss links with Jeffrey Epstein in new TV interview
# Duke Of York
# Duke Of York

Prince Andrew to discuss links with Jeffrey Epstein in new TV interview

Nov 15th 2019, 12:26 PM 19,828 Views 21 Comments

The Duke of York has faced questions about his links with the disgraced financier.

# bbc - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Irish disability activist Sinéad Burke makes the cut on BBC's top 100 women in the world
# Influential
# Influential

Irish disability activist Sinéad Burke makes the cut on BBC's top 100 women in the world

Oct 16th 2019, 1:37 PM 13,521 Views 17 Comments

This year’s theme is based around what the future would look like ‘if it was driven by women’.

# 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 81,034 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 21,497 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 28,572 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 19,808 Views 94 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 42,980 Views 144 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 99,949 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 38,871 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 8,715 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
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# On The Box

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

May 20th 2019, 2:25 PM 8,347 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 12,611 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 80,177 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 84,705 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 123,451 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 42,861 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 29,155 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 27,551 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 93,141 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 34,166 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 33,987 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 52,235 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 19,105 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 66,494 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 27,744 Views 68 Comments

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