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BBC to launch 24 hour news channel about the BBC

The BBC announced on the news today that it will be launching a new 24 hour news channel devoted entirely to itself. The channel will be called BBC BBC News and the strapline for the new project, due to launch in January 2015, is ‘the news where we are’, an adaptation of the link used to introduce existing regional news programmes.

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Posted: Oct 13th, 2014
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Bruce Forsyth expelled from the Falkland Islands for ‘doing the tango’

Sir Bruce Forsyth has been asked to leave the Falklands Islands after locals objected to an impromptu performance of the tango at a ‘Strictly Port Stanley’ event.

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Posted: Oct 6th, 2014
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Afghan Jirga undecided on Strictly

smart money's on Ellis-Bexter, but is it too soon to give up on Susanna Reid?Afghan president Hamid Karzai has called a Loya Jirga, or grand assembly, to decide, once and for all, who to vote for on the popular BBC show Strictly Come Dancing.

‘This is a question that is tearing our fragile democracy apart,’ he said in his opening address to more than 2,000 Afghan elders. ‘Issues of sovereignty and legal immunity with the Americans, while of vital importance to our nation, cannot even begin to be considered while we are divided on whether Ben Cohen or Abbey Clancy should raise that glitter ball trophy.’

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2013
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