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German Big Brother contestants will be told about Covid-19 outbreak live tonight
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# Pandemic

German Big Brother contestants will be told about Covid-19 outbreak live tonight

Mar 17th 2020, 11:30 AM 68,831 Views 31 Comments

Residents who have been in the house since early February remain oblivious to the pandemic.

This BBC News reporter literally could not care less about Kate Middleton's due date
# Oh Baby
# Oh Baby

This BBC News reporter literally could not care less about Kate Middleton's due date

Oct 18th 2017, 2:43 PM 6,916 Views 2 Comments

“Clear your diaries, get the time booked off. Because that’s what I’m doing.”

X-Men actress Anna Paquin just realised that she was the topless woman shown on BBC News this week
# Background Artist
# Background Artist

X-Men actress Anna Paquin just realised that she was the topless woman shown on BBC News this week

Aug 12th 2017, 1:58 PM 12,279 Views 1 Comment

When you’re watching a viral clip and it’s… you.

BBC News had a whale of a time with the captions during Trump's press conference today
# Failing Pile Of Garbage
# Failing Pile Of Garbage

BBC News had a whale of a time with the captions during Trump's press conference today

Jan 11th 2017, 7:47 PM 16,596 Views 7 Comments

Trump: “BBC News, there’s another beauty…” BBC News: “Hey that’s us!”

A little girl has offered to shout 'BONG' for the BBC while Big Ben is being repaired
# Bonggggg
# Bonggggg

A little girl has offered to shout 'BONG' for the BBC while Big Ben is being repaired

Dec 19th 2016, 7:47 AM 3,339 Views 0 Comments

Their response was absolutely lovely.

People are loving this guy busting a move to the BBC News theme tune, live on BBC News
# Boop Boop Boop
# Boop Boop Boop

People are loving this guy busting a move to the BBC News theme tune, live on BBC News

Dec 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 3,640 Views 2 Comments

BOOP. BOOP. BOOP.

BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'
# Denial Of Service Attack
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# Denial Of Service Attack

BBC website brought down by 'large cyber attack'

Dec 31st 2015, 1:58 PM 12,018 Views 3 Comments

The website is back online now.

This BBC presenter just had the ultimate Anchorman moment
# Pause For Effect
# Pause For Effect

This BBC presenter just had the ultimate Anchorman moment

Aug 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 9,561 Views 4 Comments

Smoooth.

This BBC News typo will give you an immature LOL
# Typo
# Typo

This BBC News typo will give you an immature LOL

Apr 6th 2015, 9:07 AM 5,105 Views 1 Comment

*snigger*

Mother of 'Jihadi John' says she recognised son's voice in hostage videos
# Radicalised
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# Radicalised

Mother of 'Jihadi John' says she recognised son's voice in hostage videos

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 27,699 Views 60 Comments

His fomr

This BBC News caption is both simple and brilliant
# Bounce
# Bounce

This BBC News caption is both simple and brilliant

Feb 13th 2015, 2:52 PM 6,549 Views 1 Comment

Bounce – Dog.

This politician got well and truly photobombed by a spider on live TV
# Something On Your Ed
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# Something On Your Ed

This politician got well and truly photobombed by a spider on live TV

Oct 24th 2014, 1:27 PM 11,590 Views 18 Comments

Ed Balls was oblivious to the spider stealing the show…

'Deliberate censorship': China has blocked the BBC website
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# Censorship

'Deliberate censorship': China has blocked the BBC website

Oct 15th 2014, 2:02 PM 6,996 Views 54 Comments

The BBC is complaining to Chinese authorities about the blocking.

Giant spider photobombs BBC Scotland breakfast newscast
# Along Came A Spider
# Along Came A Spider

Giant spider photobombs BBC Scotland breakfast newscast

Aug 13th 2014, 12:32 PM 3,319 Views 1 Comment

Turn that arachnophobia up to ninety.

BBC newsreader makes awkward dash to his chair during live broadcast
# Blooper
# Blooper

BBC newsreader makes awkward dash to his chair during live broadcast

Jul 29th 2014, 9:16 PM 3,537 Views 3 Comments

The perils of live telly.

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment
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# Addiction

Was Peaches a heroin addict?: 'Yes'. Husband tells inquest Geldof was in drug treatment

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57 PM 48,734 Views 76 Comments

Full inquest rules that the 25-year-old died of a heroin overdose.

The BBC ticker accidentally made some shocking claims about The Queen
# Her Royal High-ness
# Her Royal High-ness

The BBC ticker accidentally made some shocking claims about The Queen

Jul 23rd 2014, 10:21 AM 6,355 Views 1 Comment

Her Majesty did what?

BBC to cut 415 news department jobs in latest austerity drive
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BBC to cut 415 news department jobs in latest austerity drive

Jul 17th 2014, 11:13 AM 3,820 Views 9 Comments

Jobs cut linked to licence fee freeze, but News Director says 195 new roles will be created in restructuring.

BBC News app goes bananas, sends out nonsense Game of Thrones update
# Breaking
# Breaking

BBC News app goes bananas, sends out nonsense Game of Thrones update

Jun 25th 2014, 11:23 AM 12,654 Views 9 Comments

They want more nudity, apparently.

Madeleine McCann: Police to question several suspects in the "very near future", reports
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# Portugal

Madeleine McCann: Police to question several suspects in the "very near future", reports

Jun 7th 2014, 3:26 PM 19,492 Views 56 Comments

At least three “mostly Portuguese” suspects are to be questioned.

Man makes w*nker sign behind UKIP leader Nigel Farage on live telly
# Hand Job
# Hand Job

Man makes w*nker sign behind UKIP leader Nigel Farage on live telly

Apr 30th 2014, 4:36 PM 2,969 Views 2 Comments

We guess he won’t be voting for them so.

This hilarious BBC news fail is our absolute favourite
# Camera Fail
# Camera Fail

This hilarious BBC news fail is our absolute favourite

Feb 25th 2014, 8:44 AM 5,510 Views 1 Comment

Well that was a swift exit.

BBC's amazing WhatsApp Twitter typo
# What's That?
# What's That?

BBC's amazing WhatsApp Twitter typo

Feb 20th 2014, 7:40 AM 4,543 Views 3 Comments

WHAT’S Mark Zuckerberg paying for?

WATCH: Panti's Noble Call discussed on BBC news
# Noble Sprawl
# Noble Sprawl

WATCH: Panti's Noble Call discussed on BBC news

Feb 7th 2014, 7:26 AM 5,786 Views 2 Comments

Pantigate continues to spread across the world.

BBC interviewed The Fonz about London airport expansion
# Fonztastic
# Fonztastic

BBC interviewed The Fonz about London airport expansion

Dec 18th 2013, 5:30 PM 2,551 Views 1 Comment

It was a very “happy day” for the reporter in question. Get it?

Rape trial hears Coronation Street star told girl she would 'die'
# Michael Le Vell
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# Michael Le Vell

Rape trial hears Coronation Street star told girl she would 'die'

Sep 2nd 2013, 3:56 PM 16,617 Views 0 Comments

Known in soap land as car mechanic Kevin Webster and in the real world as Michael Turner, the 48-year-old has denied all charges against him.

MEP abruptly ends interview after denying phrase "Bongo Bongo Land" is racist
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# Not A Racist

MEP abruptly ends interview after denying phrase "Bongo Bongo Land" is racist

Aug 7th 2013, 8:47 PM 16,255 Views 87 Comments

“Off you go, I can’t be bothered with you”, UKIP politician Godfrey Bloom tells Channel 4′s Krishnan Guru Murthy.

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there
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# Sean Quinn

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:17 PM 36,107 Views 307 Comments

The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.

Official report finds 'critical lack of leadership' in BBC over Savile
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# BBC

Official report finds 'critical lack of leadership' in BBC over Savile

Dec 19th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,366 Views 0 Comments

The decision to drop an investigation into sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile was “flawed”, according to an investigator.

BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'
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# BBC

BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'

Nov 12th 2012, 9:04 AM 2,985 Views 8 Comments

The crisis at the BBC continues.

New RTÉ head hails 'great people' after staff warned over tweets
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# Appointment

New RTÉ head hails 'great people' after staff warned over tweets

Jul 14th 2012, 12:08 PM 9,356 Views 34 Comments

Staff at the State broadcaster used Twitter to congratulate Kevin Bakhurst on his new role before being warned by the chief news editor to rein it in.

Is Alessio Rastani actually one of The Yes Men? [Update: They say he's not]
# Yes Man?
# Yes Man?

Is Alessio Rastani actually one of The Yes Men? [Update: They say he's not]

Sep 27th 2011, 3:09 PM 55,164 Views 49 Comments

‘Culture jamming’ group The Yes Men say independent trader Alessio Rastani isn’t a member – and that they think he’s genuine.

WATCH: BBC newsreader stunned as trader predicts wipe-out of savings
# Debt Crisis
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# Debt Crisis

WATCH: BBC newsreader stunned as trader predicts wipe-out of savings

Sep 27th 2011, 9:21 AM 6,579 Views 46 Comments

Independent trader Alessio Rastani says he and his colleagues look forward to downward markets. The BBC is stunned.

Reading the news? It's a Nazi business (Video)
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

Reading the news? It's a Nazi business (Video)

Jun 17th 2011, 5:00 PM 1,735 Views 13 Comments

It was a perfectly ordinary day for this BBC newsreader in Scotland… until she ran into a few technical problems.

Outrage over RTÉ television coverage of bailout announcement
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# RTÉ

Outrage over RTÉ television coverage of bailout announcement

Nov 22nd 2010, 8:48 AM 4,029 Views 0 Comments

The national broadcaster comes under fire after failing to tell viewers about the bailout speech – and pulling the feed early.

Sorry Bob! BBC apologises over Band Aid claims
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# Band Aid

Sorry Bob! BBC apologises over Band Aid claims

Nov 4th 2010, 11:16 AM 224 Views 0 Comments

The BBC alleged that millions of pounds raised by Band Aid had been diverted to rebels in Ethiopia.

BBC apologise for weatherman's middle finger slur
# Stormy Weather
# Stormy Weather

BBC apologise for weatherman's middle finger slur

Aug 17th 2010, 8:12 PM 350 Views 0 Comments

Meet Tomasz Schafernaker: your new favourite weatherman
# Take 5
# Take 5

Meet Tomasz Schafernaker: your new favourite weatherman

Aug 17th 2010, 3:45 PM 1,041 Views 0 Comments

This guy is waaay better than Jean Byrne.