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BBC regrets hiring Richard Keys and Andy Gray to cover Women’s World Cup

The low point of the BBC coverage was Keys claiming that the Japan leftback ‘wouldn’t know what the offside rule was if it popped round and did all her housework’.

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Posted: Jul 7th, 2011
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Acclaimed equalities campaigner still can’t get her dad to not say ‘Paki shop’

Powerless to stop him doing that head-bobbling impression he picked up from ‘It Ain’t Half Hot Mum’.

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Posted: Apr 10th, 2011
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Glass ceiling listed by English Heritage

English Heritage has announced that it has decided to list the glass ceiling, the transparent but rigid structure that blocked access for women to the nation’s boardrooms and corridors of power for most of the last millennium.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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Pay study shows women now 88% as good as men

A new study into pay differentials has shown that women are now performing only 12% worse in the workplace than men – an all-time record.

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Posted: Feb 20th, 2011
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‘Women not sophisticated enough to understand post-feminist irony’ claims Gray

Andy Gray is facing more criticism today for his assertion that women don’t have the mental faculties to understand that his remarks were meant in a post-feminist ironic way.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2011
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