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Jeremy Paxman to present new series of It’s a Knockout

'Here come the Belgians, but what does that actually mean for you?'In a bid to place the BBC’s ailing light entertainment reputation in ‘safer hands’ the corporation has announced that irritable news anchor Jeremy Paxman will front its new It’s a Knockout programme, assisted by humourless war correspondent Orla Guerin.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2013
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BBC deluged with complaints after madcap Top Gear race ends entirely predictably

Clarkson didn't waitFans of the popular BBC car-based entertainment show Top Gear have complained in their hundreds after the first episode of the new series saw a race across the Sahara desert fail to produce the sort of unlikely, close-fought finish that they are used to.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2013
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BBC to make programme names brutally honest

A spokesperson for the BBC said that title changes already under consideration include replacing ‘Top Gear’ with ‘Three Big Kids Dicking Around in Cars’, and renaming ‘Coast’ to ‘Enthusiastic Scottish Man Waving His Arms Around’, whilst ‘EastEnders’ will almost certainly become ‘Moaning Gits Depressing Everyone to Death’.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2012
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Image of Jesus appears on Jeremy Clarkson’s teeth

An image of Jesus has appeared on Jeremy Clarkson’s teeth, the first holy endorsement of the car journalist’s ‘motor mouth’.

‘Just because I’m on TV people think I should have perfect teeth but I’m not a homosexual so I don’t go to the dentist’, insisted Clarkson. The phenomenon caused Clarkson to analyse his greatness, and draw some startling comparisons with the Son of God.

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Posted: Jul 28th, 2012
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Chris Huhne denies using stone mason skills to remove speed bumps

policemen were sleepingCabinet Minister Chris Huhne is at the centre of a fresh driving storm after allegations that he attempted to remove a series of speed bumps from outside a primary school using a mallet and a chisel.

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Posted: Jan 23rd, 2012
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