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Blue Peter to raise standards: ‘Poor competition entries will be criticised on the show’

Blue Peter badges won’t be awarded for competition entries that aren’t up to scratch.

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Posted: Jul 14th, 2015
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Di Matteo’s ‘bunch of pansies’ takes top honour at Chelsea flower show

40 years of buying up tulip bulbs finally paying offHot on the heels of their Champions League success, the lads from Chelsea FC have once again opened their gardens to members of the public for their annual display of horticultural excellence.

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Posted: May 17th, 2015
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Emblem for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee (if she doesn’t die before then) revealed

A 10-year-old girl has won a competition to design the official emblem for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to be held next year, providing Her Majesty doesn’t die before then.

Katherine said she was ‘cautiously excited’ that her design was going to be used, assuming the Queen makes it through till February 2012, but ‘didn’t want to get her hopes up too much in case she dies.’

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Posted: Feb 22nd, 2011
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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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Children’s TV presenter finding the job ‘demeaning’

'A performance? Well, yes. But is it valid?'Brian Griffiths, a 32 year old children’s TV presenter, has claimed that his role is insufficiently challenging, and that TV bosses are failing to properly utilise his talents.

‘Honestly, a two-year old could do this stuff,’ he reveals in a soul-baring interview with the Radio Times. ‘I did two seasons at the Leicester Playhouse, and two at the National. People still stop me in the street to comment on my ‘Little Dorrit’, and yet look at me now, leaping up and down alongside some crazy-haired bimbo in yellow dungarees; singing a song about how kangaroos can bounce up and down. Really? They can? No shit!’

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2010
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