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Listeners baffled as Met office predict misty ‘but not murky’ weather

In an awkward farewell to their tenure with the BBC, the Meteorological Office caused consternation today when they predicted that Tuesday morning’s weather would only be ‘misty’. Radio listeners who hadn’t mentally turned off as soon as the forecast started were left confused when the usual ‘and murky’ was omitted from the forecast.

‘Just what is happening with our weather?’ demanded Radio 2 listener Colin Pope, 62. ‘It can’t be just misty. It has to be misty and murky…’

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Posted: Sep 13th, 2015
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Ofcom receives complaints about rational Jeremy Vine listener

Ofcom has received over 200 complaints after a caller to Jeremy Vine’s debate about cyclists gave a well thought out and balanced point of view that considered both sides of the argument fairly.

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Posted: Sep 26th, 2011
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Wogan siege enters fifth day

Police calling for intervention from Janet and JohnFears are growing for the mental health of Sir Terry Wogan after he spent a fourth night barricaded in his studio. Police negotiators are continuing efforts to free two producers and traffic reporter Lynn Bowles, who has been heard sobbing. There are also concerns for fellow presenter Ken Bruce who entered the studio on Friday to talk Wogan down but who hasn’t been heard from since.

Wogan has removed light bulbs and plunged the studio into darkness, but continues to broadcast around the clock with his trademark mix of light amiable banter and awful limericks. Trained experts are attempting to contact Wogan with loudspeakers and via a mobile phone, but so far he has only responded to text messages from his listeners.

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Posted: Dec 16th, 2009
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