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Princess Anne advocates ‘talking badgers to death’

There was outrage today as animal welfare groups reacted to clarification from the Palace that Princess Anne had meant that ‘one should simply talk these animals to death’, rather than use poison gas.

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Posted: Apr 5th, 2014
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Top Gear producers angrily deny any resemblance to Last of the Summer Wine

‘Our programme features three old gits at odds with the modern world who retreat into a second childhood. How on earth is that similar to Last of the Summer Wine?’

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Posted: Apr 8th, 2011
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BBC in new ageism row as Melanie Slade named the next Hetty Wainthropp

WAGs 'more appealing to audience'Following an outcry over the dropping of 63-year-old judge Arlene Phillips from hit Saturday night show Strictly Come Dancing, the BBC was forced to deny further accusations of sexist ageism after the announcement that TV comedy veteran Patricia Routledge is to be replaced in a remake of ‘Hetty Wainthropp Investigates’ by Melanie Slade, the 20-year-old girlfriend of England and Arsenal footballer Theo Walcott.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2009
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