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Unreality TV ‘will never catch on’, experts conclude

What a lot of effort!It was the surprise minority hit of 2013: stories seen on television that were not actually true in any sense but rather contained in ‘scripts’ produced by ‘writers’ and played out by trained professionals known in the industry as ‘actors’. Sometimes, analysts agree, Borgen even matched Eddie Stobart: Trucks & Trailers for excitement. However, most still dismiss Unreality TV as a passing fad.

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Posted: Jan 5th, 2014
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Coverage of England’s World Cup humiliation to be made exclusive to Sky

punters demanding no hope of ever seeing gamesHaving been saved from much of England’s pitiful performance in the Ashes Tests due to Sky having the exclusive rights, millions of armchair sports fans are calling for similar arrangements for the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.

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Posted: Dec 21st, 2013
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MPs keep straight face when accusing BBC of ‘wasting public money’

MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have accused the BBC, without laughing, of wasting tax payers’ money on paying those in charge too much.

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Posted: Dec 17th, 2013
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Royal Family finally granted Jennie Bond restraining order

'The name's Bond. Can I have a look in your bin...?'The Royal Family have said they can ‘finally rest easy’ today, after a judge officially granted them a Restraining Order against Royal-super fan and now confirmed stalker, Jennie Bond. The legal injunction, which prevents the 63-year-old from being within three-miles of any Royal residence, has been enforced ‘with immediate effect’, and will ensure that Bond will no longer be able to attend any Royal occasions under the guise of a BBC correspondent.

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Posted: Nov 30th, 2013
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Yewtree Police Swoop on Camberwick Green. Local Miller Arrested

In the latest arrest of a well known celebrity from 1970s light entertainment, Officers involved in the Operation Yewtree investigation last night confirmed the arrest of a 68 year old man described as a self-employed miller’ at an address in Camberwick Green, Trumptonshire.

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Posted: Nov 4th, 2013
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