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GET SMART
Former Sun rivals Gordon Smart and Dan Wootton are moving on – Smart to Rupert Murdoch's News UK TV and Wootton to Andrew Neil's GB News.

MAAJID ACT
Producers and presenters at LBC have told managers to get a grip on Maajid Nawaz after his incessant endorsements of pro-Trump conspiracy theories.

BAD PSYCHOLOGY
Vaccine sceptic Emma Kenny's website says she is a “registered psychological therapist” – but she is not one of the UK's 32,000 registered psychologists.

MATCH POINT
The BBC's “job matching” process after axing TV current affairs programme Inside Out has resulted in only 11 of 36 staff who applied being “matched”.

AD NAUSEAM
On the day Campaign published a love letter to adland from culture secretary Oliver Dowden, his government launched (and later axed) a sexist new advert.

FLEMING CHEEK
Recent events at actors' union Equity have so enraged some members they have lodged a disciplinary complaint against their new general secretary.

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

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PM Winston Johnson hails VVE Day – Victory of the Vaccine in Europe… Climate scientists say January 2021 ‘the longest month since records began’… Billionaire hedgies facing bankruptcy accuse poor people of gambling on stocks to make themselves rich… Book Now! Luxury cruiser Marie Celeste still has vacant cabins for 2021… Tony Blair returns from the grave and looks really terrible, writes a worried Count Dracula… Those Tokyo 2021 Olympic Events in full… Parents in shock as public school headmaster comes out as straight… Gregg Wallace watches paint dry, as told to Craig Brown

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Biomass BS
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Bingo for Bingham!
Lessons from the UK’s vaccine success story

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