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# Channel 4

All time
# soz
Ryanair drops legal action after newspaper apologises
However the airline is still taking defamation cases against Channel 4 and two other newspapers over its claims about Ryanair’s fuel and safety policy.
# tellywatch
Samantha Mumba revives her career... and 4 other weekend TV picks
Whether you’re staying in or going wild, we’ve got the telly for you.
# Bonkers
7 incredible quotes from Crazy About One Direction
The Channel 4 documentary offered some real insight into the minds of the Directioners.
# Dear Michael
Check out Ryanair's heated exchange of letters with 'Dispatches'...
The low-cost carrier has threatened the makers of last night’s Channel 4′s Dispatches programme with court action over claims made about safety.
# Ryanair
"We don't want boy racers flying our planes" - Michael O'Leary hits back
The Ryanair boss said that the airline has a “29-year safety record” and has no concerns over its fuel policy.
# pilots
Ryanair to sue Channel 4 over Dispatches programme on pilots and safety
A strongly worded statement from Ryanair this evening refuted what they described as “false and defamatory claims”.
# Airline Safety
Ryanair pilots reveal serious concerns about passenger safety
More than 90 per cent of pilots surveyed believe Irish and European aviation authorities should investigate the impact of employment practices on safety.
# not a racist
MEP abruptly ends interview after denying phrase "Bongo Bongo Land" is racist
“Off you go, I can’t be bothered with you”, UKIP politician Godfrey Bloom tells Channel 4′s Krishnan Guru Murthy.
# inbetweeners
A new Inbetweeners movie is on the way!
The sequel is definitely coming next year. Here’s what we know.
# Ballsy
Man with giant scrotum gets another TV show
Ten stone testicles!
Twitter reacts to 10 Stone Testicles on their telly
These testicles had everybody talking.
9 times Ireland was made a show of on Big Brother
We’ve only ourselves to blame.
7 reasons we miss Dermot Morgan
The great comedian died 15 years ago today, and that money was just resting in his account.
# Goooooolazo
16 reasons why the world needs to get Football Italia back on TV
Weekends on the couch haven’t been the same without Jimbo, Gazza and co.
# plebgate
London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident
The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.
# youview
Internet TV service YouView being sued over name
The venture has suffered yet another set back and is now being sued or trademark infringement over its name.
# liar liar danny dyer
Rubberbandits set to hit Channel 4... here's a taster
That Danny Dyer is SUCH a liar…
# Your Say
Poll: Have you been watching the Paralympic Games?
Ireland are enjoying great success – but many Irish viewers don’t have the TV channels they might need.
# London 2012
VIDEO: Channel 4's brilliant Paralympics ad
Watch the hard-hitting trailer which features members of Team GB.
# untaxed
VIDEO: Jimmy Carr takes on criticisms over tax avoidance
The comedian slagged himself off on last night’s episode of 8 Out Of 10 Cats on Channel 4.
# Hacking
Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron
The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.
# couch
Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
It’s a long one, so here’s what you can look forward to when the green drinks get too much.
Channel 4's Big Fat Gypsy Weddings series is 'a work of fiction'
The culture represented in the popular show is “unrecognisable” to most Gypsies and Travellers – which, incidentally, are two separate ethnic groups, writes Pip Mckenzie-Borev.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…
# Hacking
Watch: Journalists give evidence to Leveson inquiry
The inquiry set up in the wake of the News of the World hacking scandal continues to receive witness testimonies today.
# The Simpsons
Channel 4 announcers deliberately mispronounce The Simpsons
The Crimpsons? The Rumpelstiltskins? The Skiddlybiddledoowhopadomsons?
# Hoarding
GALLERY: Life as an obsessive compulsive hoarder
Richard Wallace had accumulated so much stuff in his house that his growing junkyard could be seen from Google Earth.
# you're hired
Apprentice sidekick Nick is new host of Countdown
Nick Hewer, long-time aide to Alan Sugar, will take over as presenter of the Channel 4 show next month
# Exposed
Channel 4 show to lift the lid on footballers using recreational drugs
Dozens of professional footballers who have tested positive, but not named, for using recreational drugs will be identified in a documentary tonight.
# Tuned out
Channel 4 drops presenter from world athletics coverage after 'hundreds of complaints'
Ortis Deley is vaulted out of studio after shaky performance as station’s main presenter in Daegu.
# Disastermind
'Disastermind' contestant loses complaint over "astoundingly thick" jibe
Simon Curtis scored an all-time record low – 1 point – for his chosen specialist subject, and was ridiculed on TV as a result.
# Good News
Channel 4 hires Rubberbandits
Britain’s Channel 4 has commissioned Irish company Sideline Productions to make three comedy shorts with The Rubberbandits for a new online talent series.
# Highlights
Sport on TV this Christmas: because there's only so much Harry Potter we can watch
Light the fire, get the feet up and open a tin of Roses. There’s plenty on the TV schedule for sport fans this Christmas.
# Conundrum
College Countdown contestant gets totally DTCEIASHF
The show’s latest ‘octo-champ’, Jack Hurst, admits one of his shows needed editing after he found a NSFW word.
# Big Boring
Oh look, Big Brother's nearly over
The eleventh – and supposedly final – series of BB comes to an end. Did you notice?
# Sinead O'Connor
Marriage, and five other things we didn't expect Sinéad O'Connor to do
Marriage! Ripping up a picture of the Pope! Reggae! Ordination?!
# Big Boring
Irish housemate Caoimhe quits Big Brother