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The synergy between press and radio that News UK chief Rebekah Brooks was hoping for proves elusive as TalkSport clashes with the Sun over a footballer’s ‘sick new tattoo’.

A special BBC Songs of Praise marking the anniversary of the Grenfell tragedy is bumped in the schedules by a repeat of, er, Britain’s Best Home Cook and Wallace and Gromit: A Close Shave.

Closing Caversham Park in Reading, slashing BBC Monitoring staff and making the survivors commute to London is another cost-cutting triumph for the BBC.

PLUS: Anti-Social Media, Ad Nauseam, Dumb Britain, Desperate Business & more.

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From Vladimir Novichok to Al Qaeder – Six to Watch at the World Cup… Intense Bickering Continues as Leave Island Reality Show Returns… Man Who Edits Mail Hailed as ‘Greatest Editor of his Generation’ by, er, the Mail… RBS Sale ‘Will Benefit All Bankers’ Says Government… No-Deal Doomsday Scenario ‘Great News for Britain’ Insist Pro-Brexit MPs… Jeremy Corbyn Visits Athens and Demands Return of his Marbles… Chris Grayling’s Diary, as told to Craig Brown

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