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Tuesday 26 October 2010
Is Bert gay? Bloggers on a number of gay websites have recently become seized with the conviction that two of the characters on Sesame Street, the muppet show for pre-literate children, share their sexual identity. Apparently Bert, who has a roommate called Ernie, recently used the word "mo", which is US slang for homosexual. The show's producers immediately rushed out a refutation.
Tuesday 26 October 2010
The clues were always there. Bert and Ernie have been living together for 31 years. They like to wear flamboyant "his & his" pyjamas. And (here's the clincher) they tuck themselves up together each night in the same bed.
Sunday 24 October 2010
Friday 24 September 2010
Producers of the hit children's television show Sesame Street yesterday cancelled an appearance by the cleavage-baring pop singer Katy Perry following feedback from parents.
Tuesday 14 September 2010
Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall has revealed how he was bitten by a crocodile while filming a children's BBC series.
Sunday 12 September 2010
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Wednesday 26 May 2010
The ventriloquist Ray Alan survived the death of variety theatre to take his act to television and become the doyen of his craft, best known for his tipsy, aristocratic dummy Lord Charles and the puppet pair Tich and Quackers.
Monday 17 May 2010
More than 100 diabetes experts today called on the Government to introduce a law banning all forms of "unhealthy food" adverts targeting children.
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Has the BBC juggernaut finally discovered a reverse gear? The corporation's director general, Mark Thompson, was doing his best to convince us so yesterday. A new strategy review proposes that the axe should fall on two of its digital radio channels – BBC 6 Music and the Asian Network – by the end of next year. And half of the sections on BBC online will apparently close by 2013 and the online spending by the corporation will come down by 25 per cent.
Sunday 14 February 2010
- 1 Nelson Mandela memorial: ‘Bogus’ interpreter made mockery of Barack Obama’s tribute in Soweto
- 2 French café starts charging extra to rude customers
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Is Facebook making us forget? Study shows that taking pictures ruin memories