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BBC journalists strike over job losses

BBC journalists began a second 24-hour strike on Monday in a row over job losses, threatening disruption to some of the broadcaster’s flagship programmes. Members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) are angry at around 100 compulsory job losses at the World Service and Monitoring division, which monitors mass…

BBC sorry for ‘Queen is dead’ radio joke

LONDON (AFP) – The BBC apologized “unreservedly” Tuesday after a radio presenter jokingly announced that Queen Elizabeth II had died. Disc jockey Danny Kelly, 39, played the national anthem “God Save The Queen” and told listeners he had an important announcement to make before saying: “Queen Elizabeth II has now…

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