Politics seems abstract, completely removed from everyday life
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Sunday 30 September 2012
The nephew of the late broadcaster Sir Jimmy Savile has said his family is "disgusted and disappointed" that allegations his uncle sexually abused school girls have been made when he is no longer around to defend himself.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
It's possibly easier to come across a rock god than a black cab in London at the moment. First up was Bruce Springsteen, who found out what unplugged really means when his concert at Hyde Park was summarily curtailed after over-running his allotted time.
Thursday 28 June 2012
You can't hear some presenters without wishing they'd shut up
'Do you ever think you’re incompetent?: Chloe Smith gets 'Paxmaned' after Government's fuel tax U-turn
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Political commentators compared the disastrous interview with a scene from political comedy The Thick of It
Monday 25 June 2012
Peter Horrocks, the BBC director whose controversial email has angered journalists at the corporation, is under acute pressure to find new ways to "monetise" his department.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
A violent republican vigilante group which in recent years has murdered one man and wounded dozens of others has claimed it as both community support and stores of weapons and explosives.
Friday 01 June 2012
Single mother Shanene Thorpe was squeezed by the BBC into a caricature: shameless scrounger
Thursday 03 May 2012
Thursday 03 May 2012
The Conservative MP also clashed with another committee member, Paul Farrelly, at a coffee kiosk in Parliament
Saturday 14 April 2012
Harry Redknapp's Tottenham mirror their creator: impromptu, entertaining and sometimes too open for their own good. Fortunately for Chelsea fans at Wembley tomorrow, and watching neutrals, their team does not reflect its current steward.
Monday 19 March 2012
Mark Thompson today wrote to BBC staff to tell them of his decision to stand down as Director General of the BBC in the autumn “once the Olympics and the rest of the amazing summer of 2012 are over”.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman has criticised the BBC's decision to sell Television Centre and move some staff to central London during a period of budget cuts.
Saturday 11 February 2012
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Monday 19 September 2011
People go to great lengths to avoid Michael Crick. During an election campaign, the former Tory leader Michael Howard hid in a heliport after the irreverent and bespectacled reporter turned up in the BBC chopper in hot pursuit. He is an unofficial biographer and untiring nemesis of Jeffery Archer, who tried to lock him out of a press event at Conservative Central Office before hissing: "You wait til I'm mayor, you'll find out how tough I am."
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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- 5 Brixton squat flats now costing up to £3k per month show how out of control rent is in London