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Public warned after Jeremy Paxman escapes from BBC

The police have warned members of the public to stay indoors after a Jeremy Paxman escaped from his enclosure in the Newsnight studio and is roaming wild in the streets of London.

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Posted: Dec 7th, 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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BBC Newsnight engineers confess to fooling around with sound levels

‘It began when Iain Duncan Smith gave that ‘Quiet Man’ speech. We thought it’d be funny to see how low we could take the volume on his mic before anyone noticed.’

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Posted: Aug 12th, 2010
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University of Life makes first appearance on University Challenge

...your starter for ten quid...A team representing the University of Life acquitted itself well on its first outing on University Challenge last night. With a line-up comprising Keith MacKillop, a 54-year-old pub bore from Swindon, Penny Plant, a 44-year old basket weaver from the Isle of Skye, Kyle Jessop, a 29-year-old ‘self-made’ building contractor from Shropshire and embittered 64-year-old heating engineer Terry Ince from Dublin, the team scored a respectable 125 points, narrowly losing out to Magdalen College, Oxford.

‘We didn’t have to go on the show,’ Ince insisted, ‘but we had a bit of a point to prove, didn’t we? Spoilt kids doing useless courses on pointless bloody crap…’

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Posted: Nov 8th, 2009
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