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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’, after the Internet search giant launched a service to allow Europeans to ask for information and personal data to be removed from online search results.

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Posted: May 31st, 2014
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Celebrity prison to be open to the general public

The lay-out, based on London Zoo, will allow celebrities such as Max Clifford and Stuart Hall to be viewed through glass screens with visitors able to listen to recorded information regarding their offences, breeding habits and dietary needs.

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Posted: May 29th, 2014
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TV entertainer announces retirement from sex offending

There were sighs of regret and words of respect in the world of show business today as veteran comedian and presenter Timmy Handley announced his withdrawal from sex offending, after a 55-year career in which he bestrode the field like a colossus.

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Posted: May 11th, 2014
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Morph under fire for stream of racist expletives

why didn't anyone stop him years ago?Claymation character Morph, popularised by the children’s TV art show Take Hart, was today embroiled in a row over racism on the BBC. Though his words are commonly thought of as unintelligible babble, many are now accusing him of spewing an unbroken stream of racist expletives from the 1970s to the present.

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Posted: May 8th, 2014
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Political parties given go ahead for new Subliminal Election Broadcasts

public currently still thinking for themselvesFrom next year, the traditional Party Election Broadcast will be replaced by a blipvert that operates below the threshold of human conscious perception. ‘The old party political broadcasts suffered from a terrible flaw,’ explained Tory party strategist Lynton Crosby. ‘As soon as anyone realised they were watching one, they immediately switched over.’

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Posted: May 6th, 2014
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