Another one goes as “The Apprentice” candidates fail to clean up

April 16, 2009

Cheerio Paula Jones! You may have had nice hair, but you were rubbish at counting.

Beauty in the eyes of “The Apprentice” beholders

April 15, 2009

Incompetence, in-fighting and all-round confusion. That’s right folks, “The Apprentice” is back on our screens tonight and this time “Britain’s best business prospects” (their words, not ours) are here to show us how not to sell beauty products.

Candidates feel the heat in “The Apprentice” kitchen

April 1, 2009

After a monumentally useless performance in last week’s opening task, “The Apprentice” candidates return to our screens tonight to add further ridicule to the claim that they are the “brightest business prospects in Britain.”

“The Apprentice” makes a welcome return

March 26, 2009

You have to ask yourself, following last night’s opening episode of the fifth series of reality show “The Apprentice”, why lawyers even bother entering the competition. Sir Alan Sugar reportedly has little time for legal eagles and it was pretty clear, once her team had lost the first task, that poor Anita Shah, pictured, was going to be the first one booted out of the competition.

BBC scandals — the saga continues

February 6, 2009

Updated to include Jeremy Clarkson’s statement of apology

Another day, another scandal at the BBC. Earlier this week the Beeb announced that Carol Thatcher will no longer work on The One Show after she was reported for an off-air remark. The daughter of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher referred to a tennis player as a “golliwog”.

BBC – taking a stand on Gaza

January 26, 2009

The BBC has been roundly condemned at home for its refusal to broadcast an emergency appeal for Gaza on behalf of the Disasters Emergency Committee, a coalition of 13 aid agencies.

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Dr Who???

January 5, 2009

matt-smith1After months of hype, speculation and guesswork, the new Dr Who has been unveiled. And the response was, aptly enough, a deafening "Who?"

Stricter scoring?

December 15, 2008

BBC TV’s “Strictly Come Dancing” hit newspaper headlines on Monday after three couples were voted into the finals following Saturday’s semi-final.

John Sergeant’s last waltz

November 19, 2008

After enduring weeks of carping,¬†John Sergeant has told them all to go to Hell. He’s resigning from the BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing” and the show’s main talking point is disappearing with him.

Should UK troops leave Afghanistan?

November 13, 2008

A poll for the BBC has indicated that the vast majority of the public want British troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan within the next year.