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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

BBC Apologizes For Radio Host's Extremely Bad Joke About the Queen

The BBC has apologized for a radio host's joke, which the network says was "inappropriate." Host Danny Kelly announced, untruthfully, that Queen Elizabeth II had died, and played the national anthem as he said so. The BBC has removed Mr. Kelly from the air for the rest of the week. Read more here in a BBC story.

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