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#BBC

# bbc - Today’s News

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

# bbc - Yesterday’s News

From The42 BBC discussion on Bolt v Gatlin, ‘Good v Evil’ coverage is must-see television Bolt V Gatlin This post contains videos

BBC discussion on Bolt v Gatlin, ‘Good v Evil’ coverage is must-see television

Broadcaster addressed concerns about objectivity and bias ahead of today’s 200m final.

# bbc - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as “hero” who saved their lives

Maurice Abrahams allowed Michael Sturgess to move in front of him in traffic immediately before the fatal accident occurred.

# bbc - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Great British Bake Off just hit peak innuendo Biscuit Box

The Great British Bake Off just hit peak innuendo

“How do you decorate your ginger box?”

# bbc - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

“Where is your compassion?” The Daily Express is being slammed for this headline

Somehow, ‘Songs of Praise’ is the broadcaster’s most controversial programme right now.

# bbc - Friday 7 August, 2015

Lord will have to face child abuse charges in court despite dementia

The former MP is accused of offences that allegedly happened between 1963 and 1988.

# bbc - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Sudden death of The Apprentice star caused by asthma attack

Stuart Baggs was found dead at his home in the Isle of Man last week.

# bbc - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge A BBC newsreader was caught brushing her hair, and totally owned it Bad Hair Day

# bbc - Monday 3 August, 2015

From The42 6 football podcasts you should subscribe to this season Listen Up

6 football podcasts you should subscribe to this season

We are just days away from the return of the Premier League.

# bbc - Thursday 30 July, 2015

The Apprentice star found dead aged 27 RIP

The Apprentice star found dead aged 27

Stuart Baggs made his name on the BBC show.

# bbc - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This BBC breakfast presenter just said ‘c**t’ live on air Hard And Hairy
From The Daily Edge The most University Challenge person ever was on telly last night Return Of The Jedi

The most University Challenge person ever was on telly last night

Yuroslav Sky Walker, at your service.

# bbc - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This golf caddie’s hipster moustache is bringing the internet much joy Tache On

This golf caddie’s hipster moustache is bringing the internet much joy

We might have found golf’s very first hipster.

# bbc - Monday 6 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge So is Jarvis Cocker an economist now? Referendum 2000

So is Jarvis Cocker an economist now?

He came from Greece, he had a thirst for knowledge…

# bbc - Monday 29 June, 2015

From The42 RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020 New Deal

RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020

Discovery Communications, the owners of Eurosport, has paid over €1 billion for pan-European rights.

Jeremy Clarkson: I’m so sorry Top Gear ended like this

The final episode of the show, as we currently know it, aired last night.

# bbc - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge This guy realised he was on live TV and hammed it up for all he’s worth Gurn Baby Gurn

This guy realised he was on live TV and hammed it up for all he’s worth

Wouldn’t you do the same? Wouldn’t you?

From The42 Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’ Response

Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’

Mo Farah’s coach has vehemently denied what he describes as “false statements”.

# bbc - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR*

*According to a prestigious New York festival.

# bbc - Friday 19 June, 2015

UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion

The 32-year-old woman was 22 weeks pregnant when she died after suffering post-surgery complications.

# bbc - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole

(Presumably, the advice applies to everyone.)

From The42 Remember BBC’s Italia 90 opening credits? Here’s the incredible story behind them Italia 90 Week This post contains videos

Remember BBC’s Italia 90 opening credits? Here’s the incredible story behind them

How Pavarotti and opera became a memorable part of the 1990 World Cup.

# bbc - Monday 15 June, 2015

From The42 ‘This isn’t women’s sport v men’s sport. It’s about humanity and improving all of our lives’ Leading The Way

‘This isn’t women’s sport v men’s sport. It’s about humanity and improving all of our lives’

BBC broadcaster Clare Balding is using her profile to promote gender equality in sport.

# bbc - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Who was The Stig’s favourite star in a reasonably-priced car? Swearing Galore This post contains videos

Who was The Stig’s favourite star in a reasonably-priced car?

Ben Collins reveals some of his best Top Gear moments.

# bbc - Friday 12 June, 2015

An open casting for extras in BBC’s Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week

Looking like a Victorian-era criminal is probably a bonus.

# bbc - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘He didn’t punch me’: The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years No Fracas To See Here This post contains videos

‘He didn’t punch me’: The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years

Ben Collins also tells us what he thinks of Chris Evans taking over as Top Gear host.

# bbc - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From The42 Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can Reel Stories

Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can

This BBC Panorama doc has sparked fresh controversy around the methods of high-profile athletics coach Alberto Salazar.

# bbc - Thursday 4 June, 2015

# bbc - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: ‘I would consider assisted suicide’

The physicist said last year that he had once tried to end his life – after a ‘tracheostomy’ operation to fit a breathing tube.

# bbc - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

What do you do in bed? Trans people answer questions they’re frequently asked

The questions range from the mundane to the bizarre to the downright rude.

# bbc - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge 17 times Never Mind the Buzzcocks was just perfect Bye Buzzcocks

17 times Never Mind the Buzzcocks was just perfect

We’ll miss it :(

# bbc - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From Business ETC The company behind Grand Theft Auto is suing the BBC Law Suit-tos

The company behind Grand Theft Auto is suing the BBC

Rockstar Games say it’s taking action against the BBC for trademark infringement.

# bbc - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air

# bbc - Friday 8 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge BBC made a pretty spectacular typo during its election coverage last night Renfrewshite

# bbc - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Watch this 92-year-old woman fly a Spitfire war plane

Joy Lofthouse was a pilot during the Second World War.

# bbc - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

From The42 BBC loses its Football League rights – but people are mainly worried about Manish Mr Saturday Night

BBC loses its Football League rights – but people are mainly worried about Manish

Can anyone tell us where to find Channel 5 on the tellybox?

From Business ETC Top Gear could be in trouble for using the word ‘pikey’ Track Record

Top Gear could be in trouble for using the word ‘pikey’

Ofcom is investigating after a complaint was made by the Traveller Movement.

# bbc - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# bbc - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

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.

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