Kim Shillinglaw, the head of BBC2, said the Top Gear team did not film enough material for a full show, but added there was ‘no way’ she would let the available scenes (pictured) go to waste.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown managed to use the word b******s while live on BBC yesterday. Seven times. In four minutes. Mr. Ashdown, who is famously fluent in a number of foreign languages, apparently couldn’t find a synonym in his mother tongue for the word ‘b******’ while speaking to BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith on what […]
Peter Dymond is stepping down – do you want his job? (Picture: Cascade) Do you love the outdoors and meeting new people? Do you enjoy feeling people are beneath you (or at least south of you)? Then we might have the perfect job for you. Peter Dymond, the official photographer at the John O’Groats signpost […]
(Picture: Getty Images/Flikr RM) For years all we have had to worry about in Britain is the bumble-bee, however a far more dangerous insect might be about to invade our shores. Experts believe the massive ‘Asian hornets’, which have allegedly killed at least six people in France, might head across the Channel this summer. Thought […]
Radio 2 Folk Awards will honour Dirty Old Town songwriter Ewan MacColl and feature performances from Cat Stevens and Kate Rusby
The Labour leader said the failure to act was “a stain on Europe” after an estimated 1,300 desperate migrants drowned in the past week alone
The Trussell Trust, the largest provider of foodbanks, gave 61,468 people three days’ worth of food in the 2010/11 financial year
The Lib Dem leader will pledge to raise public sector wages in line with inflation for the next two years
In other news, Grant Shapps will be playing Han Solo in the upcoming Star Wars film… according to Wikipedia (Picture: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor) Many a schoolboy has discovered you can edit articles on Wikipedia, and then changed Mt Everest to be called ‘your mum’ (*tee-hee*), but most people grow out of this fairly quickly. Now Wikipedia have now been […]
ISLAMIC State is exploiting the Middle East refugee crisis to smuggle jihadists into Europe, a Nato security chief has warned.