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Jeremy Paxman to grill Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn back-to-back

If you were feeling disappointed at the lack of head-to-head TV debates this election season, don’t despair.

Jeremy Paxman appears to have found a sort-of workaround, in which he’ll spend an hour and a half grilling Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, back to back, in his classic Paxo manner. 255 more words

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Cricket

I come from a small family, and, with not many people to compare my looks and character with, wonder exactly what special brand of human mix has made me me. 762 more words

Former BBC interviewee on antisemitism resurfaces on Holocaust denial list

Via the CST we learn of the compilation by an Israeli government department of a list of social media accounts promoting Holocaust denial.   

“On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, anti-Semitism on the Internet is thriving, completely undeterred. 615 more words

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University Challenge and Diversity

Another year, another rip-roaring University Challenge final, a fitting reward for those who endured the gruelling winter of repechages and qualification quarter finals. Goldman beats Monkman, and the question is asked if this man-on-man salvo shows a BBC shod of Jeremy Clarkson and all-male panel shows in the best light. 1,147 more words

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Monkman's world domination is one step closer! University Challenge fans get behind their finalist fave

He’s done it, Eric Monkman is through to the University Challenge final. Oh and so are his team.

For fans this was the first step to world domination for the ‘Canadian Roy Cropper’ who has won over a lot of hearts. 589 more words

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Watching The English by Kate Fox

Thanks for the recommendation, Emily, I enjoyed this hugely. Watching The English – The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour is a fun-to-read socio-cultural/anthropological study of English people specifically, meaning all those who live in England, whatever their origins. 749 more words

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