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BBC journalists get VIP tour of flagship Qatar prison

The Qatari government, keen to improve its reputation on human rights ahead of the 2020 World Cup, has allowed BBC journalists to witness its new detention arrangements at first hand. In a new era of welcoming foreign media reporting of the progress being made in the country, four BBC workers were treated to a two-night stay at His Majesty Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s pleasure.

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Posted: May 21st, 2015
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Rise in cannabis farms linked to new BBC show ‘Hash in the Attic’

just think what it could be worth!Hopes to raise money for the households they visit by using their lofts to cultivate vast crops of illegal drugs and then auctioning them on street corners.

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Posted: May 15th, 2015
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Jeremy Vine refusing to leave ‘virtual’ election studio

'Battlegrounds? Real life is a battleground my friend!'Presenter and broadcaster Jeremy Vine has reportedly refused to vacate the BBC’s ‘virtual set’, days after election coverage had officially ended. The BBC confirmed the Panorama presenter has ‘gone rogue’.

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Posted: May 9th, 2015
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Labour Party seeks to overturn injunction on all media coverage of Ed Miliband

Not hearing Ed Miliband 'considered to be in the public interest'The Labour Party has applied to the High Court in a bid to overturn the injunction currently in place on all political media coverage of Ed Miliband.

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Posted: May 7th, 2015
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BBC asks Google to ‘forget the 1970s’

Bosses at the BBC have instructed the tech team at Google to ‘completely forget everything that happened in the 1970s’

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Posted: May 1st, 2015
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