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# 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 7,014 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 58,679 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 88,907 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 23,475 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 12,715 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.

# bbc - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Here's everything we know about Jamie Dornan's new Northern Ireland drama 'Death And Nightingales'
# Death And Nightingales
From The Daily Edge
# Death And Nightingales

Here's everything we know about Jamie Dornan's new Northern Ireland drama 'Death And Nightingales'

Aug 15th 2018, 7:43 AM 7,206 Views 0 Comments

He’s reuniting with The Fall director Allan Cubitt.

# bbc - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Here's why BBC's new makeover show 'Beauty Queen And Single' is all kinds of dodge
# Beauty Queen And Single
From The Daily Edge
# Beauty Queen And Single

Here's why BBC's new makeover show 'Beauty Queen And Single' is all kinds of dodge

Aug 2nd 2018, 9:00 PM 6,071 Views 1 Comment

It’s 2018 and women are still being “makeup shamed”.

# bbc - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Cliff Richard wins €235,000 court case against the BBC
# Privacy
# Privacy

Cliff Richard wins €235,000 court case against the BBC

Jul 18th 2018, 10:05 AM 21,605 Views 29 Comments

The action was taken over the BBC’s decision to broadcast a police raid on Richard’s home in 2014.

# bbc - Friday 8 June, 2018

42% of people in the North want a united Ireland - poll
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

42% of people in the North want a united Ireland - poll

Jun 8th 2018, 9:48 AM 64,989 Views 227 Comments

In a rare result, the poll puts those who want a united Ireland almost on par with those who want to remain as part of the UK.

# bbc - Friday 4 May, 2018

RTÉ announce their live TV schedule for GAA championship games for 2018
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

RTÉ announce their live TV schedule for GAA championship games for 2018

May 4th 2018, 2:43 PM 44,557 Views 28 Comments

The coverage begins on 13 May in Parnell Park and Castlebar.

# bbc - Friday 13 April, 2018

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time
# Backlash
# Backlash

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time

Apr 13th 2018, 2:38 PM 31,092 Views 142 Comments

The controversial 1968 speech by a Conservative MP warned Britain against immigration.

# bbc - Monday 2 April, 2018

BBC seeks to achieve 50:50 split in male and female contributors by next year
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

BBC seeks to achieve 50:50 split in male and female contributors by next year

Apr 2nd 2018, 11:17 AM 6,908 Views 52 Comments

A report on the broadcaster’s progress will be produced in a year’s time.

# bbc - Monday 19 March, 2018

BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova
# Gender Pay Gap
From The42
# Gender Pay Gap

BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova

Mar 19th 2018, 6:00 PM 22,025 Views 72 Comments

“John’s role is of a different scale, scope and time commitment,” BBC bosses insist.

# bbc - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Bullseye's Jim Bowen has died aged 80
# Bit Of Bully
# Bit Of Bully

Bullseye's Jim Bowen has died aged 80

Mar 14th 2018, 1:45 PM 22,805 Views 61 Comments

The much loved TV personality’s death was confirmed by his wife.

# bbc - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights
# Tune Out
From The42
# Tune Out

BBC 'disappointed' to lose Pro14 live broadcast rights

Mar 7th 2018, 3:49 PM 12,841 Views 24 Comments

The screening of Ulster matches on BBC Two Northern Ireland will subsequently end.

# bbc - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Complaints about the lack of GAA on BBC Northern Ireland - but what can be done?
# Television Rights
# Television Rights

Complaints about the lack of GAA on BBC Northern Ireland - but what can be done?

Mar 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,757 Views 62 Comments

A Sinn Féin politician met the organisation this week.

# bbc - Saturday 10 February, 2018

The Young Offenders on cracking the English Market and being 'huge in Germany'
# Interview
# Interview

The Young Offenders on cracking the English Market and being 'huge in Germany'

Feb 10th 2018, 9:45 AM 32,834 Views 29 Comments

We sat down for a chat with the stars of the hit series, which has just been snapped up for a second series.

# bbc - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

9 things we learned from the BBC's coverage of the humble blaa
# Blaa
From The Daily Edge
# Blaa

9 things we learned from the BBC's coverage of the humble blaa

Feb 6th 2018, 3:10 PM 6,015 Views 2 Comments

Every day is a school day.

# bbc - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws

Jan 27th 2018, 9:33 AM 20,977 Views 324 Comments

Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Varadkar said he was in favour of changing Ireland’s abortion laws.

# bbc - Friday 26 January, 2018

Five male BBC presenters agree to pay cut over equal pay revelations
# Pay Gap
# Pay Gap

Five male BBC presenters agree to pay cut over equal pay revelations

Jan 26th 2018, 9:55 AM 30,171 Views 103 Comments

The BBC published a list of its top-earners in July 2017, showing significant pay gaps between men and women.

# bbc - Saturday 20 January, 2018

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says
# Trade Deal
# Trade Deal

UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after Brexit - Macron says

Jan 20th 2018, 9:21 AM 7,935 Views 47 Comments

He warned that it could only happen if it accept the single market preconditions.

# bbc - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

An important examination of the BBC's star-studded version of Perfect Day, 20 years later
# You're Going To Reeeeeaap
From The Daily Edge
# You're Going To Reeeeeaap

An important examination of the BBC's star-studded version of Perfect Day, 20 years later

Jan 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 21,921 Views 1 Comment

A forgotten classic.

# bbc - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry
# Royal Interview
# Royal Interview

Barack Obama warns against 'irresponsible' social media use in interview with Prince Harry

Dec 27th 2017, 9:59 AM 22,869 Views 60 Comments

Obama was interviewed by Prince Harry, who took the role as guest editor on BBC Radio 4′s Today programme.

# bbc - Friday 17 November, 2017

BBC's Newsnight expertly trolled The Sun after its front page said BBC staff sleep on the job
# Exclusively Reveal
From The Daily Edge
# Exclusively Reveal

BBC's Newsnight expertly trolled The Sun after its front page said BBC staff sleep on the job

Nov 17th 2017, 9:27 AM 9,345 Views 2 Comments

Comeback.

# bbc - Friday 10 November, 2017

BBC pulls Agatha Christie drama from Christmas schedule after star accused of rape
# Ed Westwick
# Ed Westwick

BBC pulls Agatha Christie drama from Christmas schedule after star accused of rape

Nov 10th 2017, 10:25 PM 47,510 Views 55 Comments

Ed Westwick has strenuously denied the allegations made against him.

# bbc - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Eight months on, what do locals think of Roscommon's 'Refugee Hotel'?
# Ballaghaderreen
# Ballaghaderreen

Eight months on, what do locals think of Roscommon's 'Refugee Hotel'?

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:30 AM 58,427 Views 127 Comments

A new TV3 documentary hears from locals determined to give the refugees a warm welcome and others who are fearful.

# bbc - Friday 27 October, 2017

A Twitter bot came up with a spoof Louis Theroux doc and he absolutely went with it
# Portal To Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Portal To Hell

A Twitter bot came up with a spoof Louis Theroux doc and he absolutely went with it

Oct 27th 2017, 10:19 AM 6,455 Views 4 Comments

“I’m in Amsterdam to meet Hannah, a former IT expert turned cybergoth who believes Hull is a portal to Hell”

# bbc - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

MI5 boss says UK is facing 'intense' terrorism that is becoming 'harder to detect'

Oct 18th 2017, 10:54 AM 9,800 Views 63 Comments

The UK has suffered five terror attacks since the start of this year.

# bbc - Monday 2 October, 2017

BBC explain how subtitling error led to Newcastle being labelled 'black and white scum' on MOTD2
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

BBC explain how subtitling error led to Newcastle being labelled 'black and white scum' on MOTD2

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:21 PM 11,261 Views 5 Comments

‘There are times when unfortunate errors occur.’

# bbc - Friday 15 September, 2017

Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column
# Sunday Times
# Sunday Times

Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column

Sep 15th 2017, 10:21 PM 31,387 Views 96 Comments

The presenter said she wants to “never ever think about it again”.

# bbc - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Paul Hollywood 'absolutely devastated' after a photograph emerges of him in Nazi uniform
# Great British Bake Off
# Great British Bake Off

Paul Hollywood 'absolutely devastated' after a photograph emerges of him in Nazi uniform

Sep 10th 2017, 5:16 PM 93,021 Views 112 Comments

The Great British Bake Off star issued a statement this afternoon.

# bbc - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'I want to be polite with you but your question is a bad question': Jose walks out of BBC interview
# Tetchy
From The42
# Tetchy

'I want to be polite with you but your question is a bad question': Jose walks out of BBC interview

Sep 9th 2017, 10:30 PM 15,193 Views 33 Comments

The Manchester United boss was quizzed about refusing to shake Mark Hughes’ hand at full-time.

# bbc - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

End of an era: Legendary commentator John Motson to retire from the BBC after 50 years
# Motty
From The42
# Motty

End of an era: Legendary commentator John Motson to retire from the BBC after 50 years

Sep 6th 2017, 11:05 AM 14,767 Views 29 Comments

This will be Motty’s final season in the commentary box.

# bbc - Friday 1 September, 2017

Security firm suspends 9 staff members filmed 'abusing and assaulting' detention centre inmates
# G4S
# G4S

Security firm suspends 9 staff members filmed 'abusing and assaulting' detention centre inmates

Sep 1st 2017, 2:11 PM 19,444 Views 26 Comments

BBC Panorama captured footage of the staff members in question.

# bbc - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

Aug 29th 2017, 5:00 PM 4,091 Views 0 Comments

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

# bbc - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Prince Harry condemns paparazzi for taking photos of his dying mother
# New Interview
# New Interview

Prince Harry condemns paparazzi for taking photos of his dying mother

Aug 23rd 2017, 7:46 AM 27,744 Views 42 Comments

Prince Harry and his brother Prince William have spoken out about their mother’s death for a new BBC documentary.

# bbc - Saturday 12 August, 2017

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year

Aug 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,507 Views 6 Comments

Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.

# bbc - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

eir Sport to show all of the USPGA Championship but BBC viewers will get just 6 hours
# Screen Time
From The42
# Screen Time

eir Sport to show all of the USPGA Championship but BBC viewers will get just 6 hours

Aug 8th 2017, 2:20 PM 17,159 Views 9 Comments

Virgin Media customers won’t see a lot of golf this week.

# bbc - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column
# The Sunday Times
# The Sunday Times

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column

Aug 1st 2017, 12:36 PM 33,427 Views 155 Comments

The article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.

# bbc - Monday 24 July, 2017

An ex-BBC producer tried to perform a citizen's arrest on an entire family and Twitter is having a field day From The Daily Edge

An ex-BBC producer tried to perform a citizen's arrest on an entire family and Twitter is having a field day

Jul 24th 2017, 2:02 PM 12,488 Views 6 Comments

He said “put your hands on the car and prepare to die!”