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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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BBC 2 declares war on BBC 1

could signal the end of Gardener's Question Time‘Outsourced catering staff, fearing for their lives, have fled the battle scenes, leaving tea bars and soup ‘n’ baguette franchises empty’

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 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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Newsnight to stick with cat stories until further notice

The BBC has announced that for the rest of the year at least, flagship current affairs program Newsnight will solely run stories on politicians’ cats. The feline marathon will kick off with an examination of the mousing ability of Downing Street moggies Larry and Freya, who are both neutered and thus incapable of any sexual indiscretion.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2012
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Archbishop of Canterbury to deputise as BBC DG

determined to bring unruly flock under controlExcited by the challenge of turning around the fortunes of another national institution floundering in it’s own dithering and regarded as ignorant of the changing needs of its congregation, the newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury has agreed to take on a second job deputising as Director General of the BBC.

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2012
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