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7 reasons why Nadiya MUST win the Great British Bake Off

Here be SPOILERS from last night’s episode, in case you haven’t caught up yet.

From The42 BBC drop a bombshell by giving up its Open coverage to Sky Sports a year early TV Wars

BBC drop a bombshell by giving up its Open coverage to Sky Sports a year early

The broadcaster is looking to save money.

From The42 Rooney denies handing in Man United transfer request - but admits rift with Ferguson Revelations

Rooney denies handing in Man United transfer request - but admits rift with Ferguson

The Man United captain is the subject of a new BBC documentary.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for a united Ireland One Island

Jeremy Corbyn repeats call for a united Ireland

The Labour leader said, “it’s an aspiration that I have always gone along with”.

From TheJournal.ie A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment Irony
A BBC journalist was harassed on the street while reporting on street harassment...
From TheJournal.ie In this small Caribbean town, some boys don't grow penises until puberty Dominican Republic

In this small Caribbean town, some boys don't grow penises until puberty

The unusual condition is caused by an enzyme deficiency.

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after reality TV star says people with Down syndrome 'should be put down' Usrula Presgrave

Outrage after reality TV star says people with Down syndrome 'should be put down'

Police are now investigating her comment.

From TheJournal.ie BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate House Of Commons

BBC apologises after saying deaf MP was asleep in middle of debate

The image was shared widely on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you tune in to watch Daniel O'Donnell on 'Strictly'? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean Migrant Crisis

As many as 200 bodies found floating as boat sinks in Mediterranean

This brings to number of those killed in the Mediterranean this year to more than 2,500.

From The42 BBC discussion on Bolt v Gatlin, 'Good v Evil' coverage is must-see television Bolt V Gatlin This post contains videos

BBC discussion on Bolt v Gatlin, 'Good v Evil' coverage is must-see television

Broadcaster addressed concerns about objectivity and bias ahead of today’s 200m final.

From TheJournal.ie Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as "hero" who saved their lives Hero

Family hail chauffeur killed in Shoreham air disaster as "hero" who saved their lives

Maurice Abrahams allowed Michael Sturgess to move in front of him in traffic immediately before the fatal accident occurred.

The Great British Bake Off just hit peak innuendo

“How do you decorate your ginger box?”

From TheJournal.ie "Where is your compassion?" The Daily Express is being slammed for this headline Being Christian

"Where is your compassion?" The Daily Express is being slammed for this headline

Somehow, ‘Songs of Praise’ is the broadcaster’s most controversial programme right now.

From TheJournal.ie Lord will have to face child abuse charges in court despite dementia Westminster

Lord will have to face child abuse charges in court despite dementia

The former MP is accused of offences that allegedly happened between 1963 and 1988.

From TheJournal.ie Sudden death of The Apprentice star caused by asthma attack Stuart Baggs

Sudden death of The Apprentice star caused by asthma attack

Stuart Baggs was found dead at his home in the Isle of Man last week.

From The42 6 football podcasts you should subscribe to this season Listen Up

6 football podcasts you should subscribe to this season

We are just days away from the return of the Premier League.

From TheJournal.ie The Apprentice star found dead aged 27 RIP

The Apprentice star found dead aged 27

Stuart Baggs made his name on the BBC show.

The most University Challenge person ever was on telly last night

Yuroslav Sky Walker, at your service.

This golf caddie's hipster moustache is bringing the internet much joy

We might have found golf’s very first hipster.

So is Jarvis Cocker an economist now?

He came from Greece, he had a thirst for knowledge…

From The42 RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020 New Deal

RTÉ loses broadcasting rights to the Summer Olympics from 2020

Discovery Communications, the owners of Eurosport, has paid over €1 billion for pan-European rights.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Clarkson: I'm so sorry Top Gear ended like this The Last Goodbye

Jeremy Clarkson: I'm so sorry Top Gear ended like this

The final episode of the show, as we currently know it, aired last night.

This guy realised he was on live TV and hammed it up for all he's worth

Wouldn’t you do the same? Wouldn’t you?

From The42 Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’ Response

Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’

Mo Farah’s coach has vehemently denied what he describes as “false statements”.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR* Radio Gaga

RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR*

*According to a prestigious New York festival.

From TheJournal.ie UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion Courts

UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion

The 32-year-old woman was 22 weeks pregnant when she died after suffering post-surgery complications.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole An Unpleasant Time

Stephen Hawking explains what would happen if Dara Ó Briain jumped in a Black Hole

(Presumably, the advice applies to everyone.)

From The42 Remember BBC's Italia 90 opening credits? Here's the incredible story behind them Italia 90 Week This post contains videos

Remember BBC's Italia 90 opening credits? Here's the incredible story behind them

How Pavarotti and opera became a memorable part of the 1990 World Cup.

From The42 'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives' Leading The Way

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'

BBC broadcaster Clare Balding is using her profile to promote gender equality in sport.

From TheJournal.ie Who was The Stig's favourite star in a reasonably-priced car? Swearing Galore This post contains videos

Who was The Stig's favourite star in a reasonably-priced car?

Ben Collins reveals some of his best Top Gear moments.

From TheJournal.ie An open casting for extras in BBC's Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week On The Telly

An open casting for extras in BBC's Ripper Street will be held in Dublin next week

Looking like a Victorian-era criminal is probably a bonus.

From TheJournal.ie 'He didn't punch me': The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years No Fracas To See Here This post contains videos

'He didn't punch me': The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years

Ben Collins also tells us what he thinks of Chris Evans taking over as Top Gear host.

From The42 Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can Reel Stories

Sports Film Of The Week: Catch Me If You Can

This BBC Panorama doc has sparked fresh controversy around the methods of high-profile athletics coach Alberto Salazar.

From TheJournal.ie BBC trying to woo back Richard Hammond and James May in 'multimillion pound deal' Top Gear
From TheJournal.ie Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: 'I would consider assisted suicide' Personal Interview

Stephen Hawking tells Dara O’Briain: 'I would consider assisted suicide'

The physicist said last year that he had once tried to end his life – after a ‘tracheostomy’ operation to fit a breathing tube.