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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.

# bbc - Monday 27 April, 2015

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.”

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