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3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 12 November 2009

Featuring reports on organized pub crawls like "Carnage UK", BBC expenses, a proposed update to the list of sporting events that must appear on terrestrial TV and MoD bonuse.


6 items
  • The rights and wrongs of Carnage

    While the National Union of Students attack these organised pub crawls, Carnage UK defend their business model.

  • Carnage callers: Mike & Tom

    Mike in Chesterfield attended the Lincoln Carnage night out, and Tom in Newcastle has been on a similar pub crawl at university.

  • BBC expenses scandal explained

    The BBC's media correspondent Torin Douglas explains how much the BBC's top 107 executives are paid, and what their expenses claims were between April and June this year.

  • Caroline Thomson, BBC Chief Operating Officer

    Thomson defends a £260 claim made by a member of production staff for an end-of-series Apprentice party, and says similar expenses are par for the course in the world of entertainment.

  • Adding the Ashes to the 'crown jewels'

    It's understood home Ashes series will be added to the "crown jewels" of sporting events alongside the likes of the World Cup, the Olympics and Wimble­don, along with more football internationals.

  • BBC Callers: Claire, Jane & Peter

    Claire thinks the BBC has the best programming in the world, and Peter tends to agree. But Jane thinks claiming for parties shows a disregard for money and a disrespect to the audience.

  • A night out with Carnage UK

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    Carnage UK organises pub crawls and events for students - and sparked controversy recently when one student was photographed urinating on a war memorial during a pub-crawl in Sheffield.

    But what is a night out with Carnage UK really like? BBC Radio 5 live reporter Andrew Fletcher recently spent the evening on a pub crawl in Lincoln to find out more.

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