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Radio 1 ‘could be replaced by piece of fruit’

BBC’s multimillion pound national pop station could be replaced by a piece of fruit, media experts say. Radio 1, which was Britain’s first pop station ever to broadcast the on air death of a disk jockey from natural causes, said it ‘welcomed the competition from the fruit item, which technology-watchers say is ‘well known’ and ‘not a banana or orange’.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2015
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Don’t get too close to melons, warns Alex Reid

‘The pair I got were really pricey. I’d take them to celebrity parties and we’d drink like crazy. Next morning, I’d be really hung over and the melons would be blotchy and a bit dented, but they were never more beautiful to me.’

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Posted: Feb 6th, 2013
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New research reveals ‘fruit bowls rarely used for fruit’

A YouGov poll has revealed that most British families keep everything in their fruit bowls apart from fruit. Car keys, bills, things that need repairing, washers and disposable lighters topped the list, with one respondent claiming to keep her Fiat 500 in her fruit bowl.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2012
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Drinks industry to re-position weekly alcohol unit limits as ‘Your 3-a-day’

Responding to a recent MPs’ report calling for a re-think of alcohol guidelines in the UK, the Portman Group – a body representing the alcoholic drinks industry – has proposed ‘re-imagining’ current Department of Health recommendations on maximum weekly alcohol consumption of 21 units into a promotion for ‘your healthful 3-a-day’.

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Posted: Jan 9th, 2012
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Boy, 9, in accidental fruit and veg overdose

‘His face started to turn a disgustingly healthy shade of pink. We knew at once something was wrong.’

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Posted: Aug 11th, 2010
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