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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#BBC

# bbc - Today’s News

Keith Harris, Orville the Duck ventriloquist, dies aged 67 RIP

Keith Harris, Orville the Duck ventriloquist, dies aged 67

Tributes have been paid to the children’s entertainer who had his own show on the BBC.

# bbc - Yesterday’s News

This Father Ted writer is not one bit happy with RTE

Graham Linehan has had a massive pop at the national broadcaster on Twitter…

# bbc - Friday 24 April, 2015

From Business ETC Richard Hammond is sticking with his boys and walking away from Top Gear Bros Before Shows

Richard Hammond is sticking with his boys and walking away from Top Gear

The presenter says he’s ‘not about to quit his mates’.

NI Health Minister draws links between gay relationships and child abuse

The MLA has since withdrawn his comments and apologised.

# bbc - Thursday 23 April, 2015

James May has officially left Top Gear

With executive producer Andy Wilman tonight also quitting the show, it seems Top Gear will have a very different feel going forward.

# bbc - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From Business ETC ‘Man do cars, woman do cake’ – Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours Sexist Backlash

‘Man do cars, woman do cake’ – Death threats for Sue Perkins amid Top Gear rumours

The presenter says some people have suggested they want her ‘burned alive’.

From The42 To nobody’s surprise, commentators don’t learn all those nuggets of information off by heart Cheat Sheet
From The Daily Edge Sue Perkins has taken a break from Twitter after Top Gear death threats Top Gear Saga

Sue Perkins has taken a break from Twitter after Top Gear death threats

The next stage in the never ending Top Gear saga.

# bbc - Friday 10 April, 2015

Surprise – now Clarkson has pulled out of Have I Got News For You

All of two days after the news emerged that he was set to host the satirical quiz.

# bbc - Saturday 4 April, 2015

These male monkeys like hanging out with the lads

Scientists have observed the behaviour in the rhesus macaque species.

# bbc - Monday 30 March, 2015

Madame Tussauds has melted down Jimmy Savile’s ‘evil’ waxwork

There were calls for it to be moved to the Chamber of Horrors but a victim said it was probably too evil for that.

From The Daily Edge BBC’s Poldark Twitter Q&A descended into filthy chaos last night Podark And Handsome

# bbc - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Top Gear’s James May seems to be enjoying his new-found ‘unemployment’ Greensleeves

Top Gear’s James May seems to be enjoying his new-found ‘unemployment’

He’s been learning the descant recorder, you know.

From The Daily Edge Jeremy Clarkson confesses everything in a brilliant mashup of the ‘last ever Top Gear’ Goodnight

Jeremy Clarkson confesses everything in a brilliant mashup of the ‘last ever Top Gear’

“I just don’t know the parameters of reasonable common sense.”

# bbc - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Teletubbies in black and white will haunt your nightmares Tinky Winky

The Teletubbies in black and white will haunt your nightmares

Say ‘eh oh’. We dare you.

From The Daily Edge Nobody in the UK can pronounce ‘Oisín’ and it’s driving Irish people mad Ush-een

Nobody in the UK can pronounce ‘Oisín’ and it’s driving Irish people mad

Top Gear presenter Oisín Tymon’s name has been the source of great confusion for British media.

Poll: Was the BBC right to drop Clarkson? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the BBC right to drop Clarkson?

The broadcaster will not be renewing his contract.

# bbc - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer

A BBC investigation found he punched and verbally abused his producer.

# bbc - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Sacked in the morning: Jeremy Clarkson to be fired tomorrow by BBC, say reports

The Telegraph are reporting that the presenter will be fired after its investigation.

# bbc - Monday 23 March, 2015

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# bbc - Friday 20 March, 2015

Clarkson “very touched” after one-million-signature petition delivered to BBC

Clarkson says that the “f*****g b******s” at the BBC have sacked him.

From The Daily Edge BBC sent its first tweet in six years and people were decidedly underwhelmed by it Tweet Virginity

# bbc - Thursday 19 March, 2015

The BBC went inside the sheds where your KFC chicken meal comes from

Here’s what viewers thought.

# bbc - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Australian soap opera ‘Neighbours’ is turning thirty today

The Australian soap opera launched the careers of Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue and Liam Hemsworth.

# bbc - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word ‘pikey’ on Top Gear

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

# bbc - Monday 16 March, 2015

BBC begins investigation into Jeremy Clarkson punching incident

The Top Gear presenter is alleged to have punched his producer and called him a ‘lazy c**t’.

# bbc - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From Business ETC BBC’s website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out Creepy Clown

BBC’s website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out

That old test card made a terrifying reappearance.

Clarkson ‘called Top Gear producer lazy Irish and punched him’

The Top Gear presenter could be about to quit the BBC.

# bbc - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dermot O’Leary danced for 24 hours straight for charity and won everyone’s hearts Comic Relief

Dermot O’Leary danced for 24 hours straight for charity and won everyone’s hearts

Dermot O’Leary = the soundest man in television. FACT.

# bbc - Thursday 12 March, 2015

India refuses to lift ban on BBC gangrape documentary

The Delhi High Court will hear the case on 18 March.

From Business ETC The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device Follow The Code

The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device

More than one million devices will be handed out in an attempt to address a “major skills shortage” in the UK.

# bbc - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

‘Gerry Adams needs to get real’: Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most inappropriate Clarksonisms ever uttered on Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson

11 of the most inappropriate Clarksonisms ever uttered on Top Gear

He’s not afraid to hold back, anyway.

Five things we know about the third season of The Fall Serial Thriller This post contains a poll

Five things we know about the third season of The Fall

Yes, it’s coming back.

Would a Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson survive?

It’s likely to continue to be a nice little earner for the Beeb.

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From The Daily Edge Here is Jeremy Clarkson’s response to getting suspended by the BBC Top Gear
From The Daily Edge 9 of Jeremy Clarkson’s most unfortunate moments Suspended

9 of Jeremy Clarkson’s most unfortunate moments

Clarkson has a storied history of making a fool of himself.

# bbc - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC

Top Gear will not be broadcast this weekend and an investigation is underway.

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