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'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson suspended after 'punch'

The controversial TV host was suspended by the BBC after a "fracas" with a producer. He was already on a final warning after alleged racist comments.

Mourinho jokes about Gerrard loan deal

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho told BBC radio he'd rather the Premier League keep its top players than see the likes of Steven Gerrard head to the US.

South Africans to Sue TB Joshua

[This Day]Two South Africans, who lost relatives when a guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos collapsed, have told the BBC they intend to sue Nigerian evangelist TB Joshua.

Op-Ed - 'Searching for Samantha' and the Bits Terrorism Narratives Leave Out

[Daily Maverick]On Sunday night, Carte Blanche broadcast the BBC documentary 'Searching for Samantha', about the so-called 'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite and her connections to terrorism. Included in the documentary is mention of Lewthwaite's time in Johannesburg and the alleged "red carpet" welcome she received from Joburg's Muslim community. There are undeniably alarming elements to the story, but the documentary raises perhaps as many questions as it answers, writes REBECCA DAVIS.

The Mere Mention of the Words 'Affirmative Action' ...

[SACSIS]Last month the BBC published an article titled, "Do white people have a future in South Africa?" Western institutions like the BBC see no problem in commissioning articles like this due to mainstream whites' misconception of racism as a zero-sum game. Research shows that mainstream whites associate a decrease in anti-black racism with an increase in anti-white racism. The notion of "reverse racism" is rooted in this misconception.

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