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BBC gives Jihadi John apologist airtime, he said killer was a ‘beautiful man’ sparks new outrage after refusing to condemn stoning of women

The hard-line leader of the Muslim rights group who defended ISIS executioner Mohammed Emwazi has sparked further outrage after repeatedly refusing to condemn the stoning women. Asim Qureshi, the director of Cage, was last night quizzed about extremist positions advocated…
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BBC stripped of powers to bring criminal prosecutions after agreement by three main parties

MPs yesterday passed an historic vote to stop TV licence fee dodgers from going to jail. Politicians from all three main parties agreed to strip the BBC of its powers to prosecute viewers in the criminal courts. [scroll down for…
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Noel wants to BUY the BBC

The 65-year-old hopes to purchase the broadcasting company with a team of fellow wealthy investors but has admitted he has “absolutely no idea” how much it would cost. [scroll down for video] The ex-BBC presenter insisted he was completely serious…
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After Spitting Image Discussion – Thatcher Threatens To ‘Privatise’ Paxman

Newsnight took a look back at the long-running satirical show Spitting Image on Tuesday ahead of a new Arena documentary on the importance of the programme in defining the public image of Britain’s politicians during the Eighties and Nineties. Of…
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An answer to the BBC licence fee: don’t pay it!

These days, with DVDs and the internet, there’s not a huge need for television In a recent Spectator column, Charles Moore referred to the BBC licence fee as “the most regressive and most ruthlessly collected of all government imposts”, and…
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The Real Ron Burgundy – Anchorman inspiration

‘I’m the real Ron Burgundy and I was a sexist pig too’ Anchorman inspiration reveals all Mort Crim had the hair that could make a wolverine purr and suits that made Frank Sinatra look like a hobo. And he even…
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BBC receives 108 complaints over Julian Assange left-wing slant

BBC Radio 4’s Today programme received 108 complaints following an edition of the show edited by the singer PJ Harvey. Widely criticised for its left-wing slant, the programme, which was broadcast on Thursday, featured a contribution by Julian Assange. The…
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