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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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Interviewer sacked for not interrupting and failing to argue with guest

A current affairs interviewer has been fired after continually showing his interviewees respect, allowing them to answer the questions he asked and not shouting them down for dramatic effect.

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Posted: Aug 12th, 2013
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John Humphrys wins Celebrity Masterchef with grilling technique

Today programme presenter John Humphrys was crowned the surprise winner of this year’s Celebrity Masterchef. Humphrys won over the judges with a breakfast menu that included the Director General of the BBC sliced and diced, then served on a platter.

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Posted: May 15th, 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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Radio 4 geneticists create Moral Maize

John Humphrys' tax affairs yet to be investigatedThe ‘moral maize’ will make those who eat it better, kinder, more patient, less prone to anger and more likely to listen to the Today programme, say its producers.

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Posted: Jul 3rd, 2012
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