The CBBC has come under fire on Twitter in response to a section of one of its audience guides entitled ‘Girls are girls and boys are boys’.
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Tuesday 19 November 2013
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Four US Marines have been killed in an accident on a training ground at the Camp Pendleton base near San Diego, California.
Thursday 03 October 2013
Conrad Murray, the doctor convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, has said he wept when he heard the verdict in the singer’s wrongful death trial which declared him fit to have served as the singer’s personal physician.
Sunday 18 August 2013
US network recruits English pundits for expertise but still manages an own goal
Friday 26 July 2013
Victims ‘relieved’ after Cleveland kidnapper pleads guilty to 937 charges against him
Friday 28 June 2013
The father of the former National Security Agency Contractor Edward Snowden, who is believed to be hiding in the transit area of a Russian airport, has expressed his confidence that his son would return to the US under certain conditions.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
Six people have been killed in a building collapse in Philadelphia.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Boris Johnson has gone on record to say that his bumbling self-deprecatory persona is a “cunning device” he uses to get people to trust him.
Thursday 04 April 2013
The landscape of America’s late-night television is about to shift, after Jay Leno, host of NBC’s Tonight show for 22 years, confirmed he would depart in spring 2014, to be replaced by the more youthful Jimmy Fallon.
Monday 25 March 2013
Residents of Newtown, the quiet Connecticut community rocked by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, have expressed outrage after receiving automated phone messages from America’s leading pro-gun group, the National Rifle Association, imploring them to lobby local lawmakers against supporting new gun control legislation.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Seventh-generation acrobat says it's "exciting" that there will be no safety precautions in place
Wednesday 13 February 2013
The American media and TV giant Comcast has announced plans to take full ownership of NBC Universal, picking up General Electric's entire 49 per cent stake in the business for $16.7bn.
Thursday 31 January 2013
Subscription-price increases and a modest rise in customer numbers helped satellite broadcaster BSkyB report a strong rise in first-half profits.
Monday 31 December 2012
Eleventh-hour wrangling with Republicans to secure budget deal and avoid fiscal calamity
Monday 17 December 2012
As President Obama prepared to speak at a vigil in Newtown last night, there were growing calls for him to make good on his promise of "meaningful action" on gun control.
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