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Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson Fired From BBC For Punching Producer

Jeremy Clarkson faces arrest after he was fired by the BBC for hitting a Top Gear producer in the face with such power he needed to visit the hospital. Disclosing the sacking, the Director General of the BBC, Lord Hall, said: ‘It’s with great sorrow that I’ve told Jeremy Clarkson that the BBC is not…

Jeremy Clarkson Suspended Indefinitely by BBC Pending Investigation

Breaking: Superstar and the outspoken Jeremy Clarkson has been involved in a incident with a BBC producer and has been suspended. Details are not clear. It’s been called a “fracas” by BBC. There is an investigation pending now and the show is suspended indefinitely. BBC is not commenting further at this time. Here is the…

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson in BBC racism probe

Jeremy Clarkson is among Top Gear staff being probed by the BBC over racist language and other gaffes. The review of the programme’s culture was ordered by BBC director of television Danny Cohen and follows Clarkson’s final warning for using for racist language. His co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond and executive producer Andy Wilman…

60th anniversary of the first BBC TV daily news broadcast

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first BBC television daily news bulletin. The 20-minute bulletin was read by Richard Baker and was introduced as an โ€œIllustrated summary of the newsโ€ฆ Followed by the latest film of events and happenings at home and abroad,โ€ paving the way for broadcast news as we see it today…

British Broadcaster David Frost Dies At 74

Veteran British broadcaster Sir David Frost has died at the age of 74 after a suspected heart attack while on board a cruise ship. A family statement said he had been giving a speech on the Queen Elizabeth on Saturday night. Internationally, Frost is best known for his revealing interviews with former U.S. President Richard…

Amy Winehouse Inquest: Singer Drank Herself To Death

Singer Amy Winehouse died after drinking too much alcohol, a second inquest has confirmed. > Dr Shirley Radcliffe, St Pancras Coroner, recorded a verdict of misadventure, the same as the original inquest in October 2011. The hearing also heard the same evidence as the first inquest. > The hearing was told the star was more…

Gerry Anderson, Thunderbirds Creator Dead At 83

Gerry Anderson, the creator of hit TV shows including Thunderbirds, Stingray and Joe 90, has died at the age of 83. He also created Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and his puppet superheroes fired the imaginations of millions of young viewers in the 1960s and ’70s. His other creations included UFO, Space: 1999, Supercar and…