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Match of the Day theme drowns out BBC interview after Gary Lineker row

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Match of the Day theme tune drowns out BBC interview outside parliament after Gary Lineker row

The Match of the Day theme tune interrupted a BBC News interview outside parliament on Wednesday (15 March).

As Tory MP Harriett Baldwin spoke about the Budget, she was drowned out by the iconic music from the famous football highlights programme.

It was blasted out around Westminster following the controversy surrounding the BBC and presenter Gary Lineker, who was told to step aside from last weekend’s Match of the Day after tweeting criticism about the government’s asylum policy.

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