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Radio 4 geneticists create Moral Maize

John Humphrys' tax affairs yet to be investigatedThe ‘moral maize’ will make those who eat it less prone to anger and more likely to listen to the Today programme

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Posted: Jul 5th, 2014
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Russell Brand ‘broke Paxman’s heart’

'Come on, it's a simple question. Yes or no?'The veteran presenter and professional cynic has quit BBC Two’s Newsnight amid rumours that he had been ‘pining like a dog on heat’ for the acerbic lothario, Russell Brand. Jeremy Paxman (63) has confessed privately to colleagues that since his fateful meeting with the comedian on 23 October 2013, he has been unable to ‘sleep’, ‘wash’ or ‘sneer effectively at Nick Clegg’.

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Posted: May 1st, 2014
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Dimbleby tattoo: stakes raised as John Humphrys gets ‘intimate piercing’

nobody knows what retaliation Evan Davis has in mindThe playful spat between veteran broadcasters David Dimbleby and Jeremy Paxman has been blown apart after fellow political pundit John Humphrys appeared on live radio sporting a full array of metallic genital piercings.

‘It was like a piece of installation art,’ revealed a member of the Today programme production team, ‘special guest Rupert Grint didn’t know where to put himself – mind you, neither did John after all that.’

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Posted: Nov 17th, 2013
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Paxman determined to win Movember

Jeremy Paxman will throw down the gauntlet to thousands of men planning to take part in the popular ‘Movember’ campaign next month. A recent dry run proved categorically that the TV presenter can grow a thick, rich and dense moustache ‘in a matter of hours’.

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2013
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Jeremy Paxman to present new series of It’s a Knockout

'Here come the Belgians, but what does that actually mean for you?'In a bid to place the BBC’s ailing light entertainment reputation in ‘safer hands’ the corporation has announced that irritable news anchor Jeremy Paxman will front its new It’s a Knockout programme, assisted by humourless war correspondent Orla Guerin.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2013
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