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BBC’s Desert Island Discs in illegal colonisation row

World ServiceRadio 4 bosses have been summoned to the Foreign Office to answer questions following accusations of ‘rampant’ and ‘illegal’ colonisation of desert islands. Pacific island leaders have delivered a joint complaint to Foreign Secretary, William Hague in an attempt to halt the migration of potty professors, faded celebrities and unknown academics to hundreds of uninhabited islands in Micronesia and other areas of the Pacific.

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Posted: Jan 29th, 2014
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Radio 4 geneticists create Moral Maize

John Humphrys' tax affairs yet to be investigatedThe ‘moral maize’ will make those who eat it better, kinder, more patient, less prone to anger and more likely to listen to the Today programme, say its producers.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2012
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BBC presenters accused of gaffe-fixing in tabloid exposé

Excerpts from the hidden camera footage released today include Jeremy Paxman offering to say ‘Turd’ for £500, ‘Bell-end’ for £1500, and boasting that he would ‘drop the C-bomb for ten grand’.

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Posted: Feb 7th, 2011
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