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Russell Brand Appears On Question Time To Debate Ashley Cole, Nick Griffin And The BNP

brand-bnp-collettHow Russell Brand skewered the BNP’s Nazi Boy as the Dail Mail kicks the BBC, and Question Time invites Nick Griffin to the debate…

THE Daily Mail rarely misses a chance to wallop the BBC, and today delivers the news that two BNP Herrenvolk have created a “BBC storm” as they are “invited on Radio 1 to insult Ashley Cole”.

Overlooking the obvious reaction that an invitation to insult Ashley Cole is not needed, and that black, white, Nazi or Commie, we can all unite behind a common cause, we read on:

This is the BBC’s own full transcript of the Newsbeat interview:

Randle: Do you think it’s OK for people who aren’t white in this country to call themselves British?

Joey: Civic-ly British they are. You cannot say they are ethnically British. It’s denying our heritage. It’s taking that away from us.

Randle: At what point do they become ethnically British? How long do they have to be here?

Joey: Well, I think it would be an awfully long time before someone would become ethnically British.

Randle: So when you see someone like Ashley Cole play for England, are you happy to watch him?

Joey: If he wants to come to this country and he wants to live by our laws, pay into society, that’s fine.

Randle: But if he wanted to call himself British that would be a problem?

Joey: He cannot say that he’s ethnically British.

The Mail on Sunday has discovered the full background of the two ‘young BNP supporters’ identified by the BBC only as Joey, 24, and 28-year-old Mark.

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Posted: 11th, October 2009 | In: Key Posts, Politicians | Comments (3)

Top 10 sport-related thefts

IN the light of the news that some wag nicked Lance Armstrong’s bike this week, Anorak presents the Top 10 sport-related thefts (in no particular order):

10. Lance Armstrong’s bike, 2009
Armstrong himself reported via Twitter that his unique black-and-gold bike had been stolen from a team truck that was parked in an alley behind a Sacramento hotel. Armstrong posted a photo of the bike on his Twitter feed and wrote: “There is only one like it in the world therefore hard to pawn it off.”

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Posted: 17th, February 2009 | In: Sports | Comment