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December 2018: List of BBC web pages which have been removed from Google's search results

Neil McIntosh

Managing Editor, BBC Online

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Since a European Court of Justice ruling in 2014, individuals have the right to request that search engines remove certain web pages from their search results. Those pages usually contain personal information about individuals.

Following the ruling, Google removed a large number of links from certain search results, including some to BBC web pages, and continues to delist BBC Online pages from some search results. These pages are not removed from the Google index entirely, or from BBC Online.

As a contribution to public policy and debate, the BBC has decided to make clear to licence fee payers which pages have been impacted by publishing this list of links.

Each month, we’ll update the list, with the latest removals added at the top. Removals made in 2018 are listed below and those made in 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 can be found here.

You can also find out more about the BBC’s archive policies in my first blog post on this topic published in June 2015.

One important caveat: when looking through this list it is worth noting that we are not told who has requested the delisting, and we should not leap to conclusions as to who is responsible. The request may not have come from the obvious subject of a story.

October

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/election_2010/england/8640148.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/mobile/uk-12248666

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-berkshire-21199681

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-37496646

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-34846007

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-34385698

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/west_midlands/3283037.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/england/8640148.stm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-15825822

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-37496646

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-suffolk-26990296/briony-craven-russell-marathon-run-a-promise-to-dying-father

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/9232/production/_85862473_a7c4ea02-e01e-4e0f-9111-8f170a4cbc7c.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/640/cpsprodpb/93E1/production/_85875873_85875872.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/A8B9/production/_84439134_anzac1.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/304/cpsprodpb/A903/production/_85876234_029392695-1.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/270/cpsprodpb/E90E/production/_85426695_besim.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/270/cpsprodpb/DCE8/production/_91025565_gettyimages-523914744.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/270/cpsprodpb/B2CD/production/_91037754_gettyimages-599548798.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/235/cpsprodpb/10791/production/_102837476_mediaitem102837473.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/200/media/images/82554000/jpg/_82554875_82554873.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/200/media/images/82402000/jpg/_82402066_ozpolice.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/200/media/images/81172000/jpg/_81172306_81172305.jpg

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34423984

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01x81lg

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-34423431/anzac-day-terror-plot-family-shocked-and-devastated

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7015765.stm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-11990757

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/976x549/p01dfl7v.jpg

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms/film/love_and_hate/gallery/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00t2cj3

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00fpxh3/clips?page=394

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-16857896

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21775519

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21417058

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21372768

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18189668

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-politics-18186936/carina-trimingham-loses-privacy-case-against-daily-mail

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01dfl9r

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/magazinemonitor/2011/10/paper_monitor_1298.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/mobile/10358658

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-36469952

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/suffolk/8118399.stm

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/1024/media/images/51501000/jpg/_51501530_cashinbox.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/304/media/images/51330000/jpg/_51330640_neilayres.jpg

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/304/media/images/51513000/jpg/_51513281_anglegrinder304.jpg

September

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/8324660.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/8325534.stm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-19886569

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/norfolk/8552625.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4091918.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/6741159.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/6753933.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7673554.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/northamptonshire/7790206.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/northamptonshire/7792589.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/southern_counties/4209030.stm

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-wales-31438290/serious-fraud-office-never-really-investigated

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-england-leeds-36143053

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7348398.stm

https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/uk-wales-north-east-wales-37318464

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-wales-north-east-wales-37318464

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6950189.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6950189.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-37318464

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-politics-18197590/chris-huhne-partner-carina-trimingham-loses-privacy-case

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/19830682

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/21195955

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19052247

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-39959932

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-40605305

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-40844026

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-26755718

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-28462986

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7163174.stm

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-39881304

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/horse-racing/21195955

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-13668860

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-scotland-tayside-central-35006678

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-21199681

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/4445117.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4620101.stm

August

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-35385242

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/lancashire/7998935.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation/articles/o/oxford_toothfairy.shtml

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/southern_counties/6183823.stm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-31754949

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/edinburgh_and_east/7398426.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12248666

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-13140452

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/oxford/low/people_and_places/arts_and_culture/newsid_8195000/8195470.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/5324334.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/west_midlands/4219198.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/2013178.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/3664561.stm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-26245865

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/berkshire/3003956.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3639611.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/south_of_scotland/7152566.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/2653803.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/7363419.stm

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-12045141

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-33559880

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/626591.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4268344.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/2280191.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/1640860.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/3653961.stm

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-12306191

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-12222017

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-politics-18197590/chris-huhne-partner-carina-trimingham-loses-privacy-case

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-31583386

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-28266308

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-12306191

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-12300939

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-26245865

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-wales-31442787/sfo-s-monocle-vision-in-bringing-case-eric-evans

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-18009039

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/wear/8353366.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3225039.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/4678164.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/7998935.stm

April

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/6270899.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk/6767019.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-27715391

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/norfolk/3219877.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-13973612

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-14106242

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/x-ray/2012/02/waiting-for-work.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/x-ray/2012/03/work-on-hold.shtml

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-jersey-16417032

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/southern_counties/6177557.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-34858117

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-norfolk-35261557

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/4510284.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-21198144

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-12581809

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-29156702

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-33273538

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-27029136

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/274557.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/276090.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/7431145.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/7237667.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/manchester/7226751.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-35060798

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-21042267

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-31435644

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_east/7592049.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/pdfs/24_04_07_johnston.pdf

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7220063.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/6270899.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6767019.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/8551283.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/3653961.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/newsnight/fromthewebteam/2009/08/monday_24_august_2009.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/x-ray/2010/03/fraud-gang-stole-dead-childs-i.shtml  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-wiltshire-35806292

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-16615061

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6435411.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_east/7098099.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/merseyside/7861420.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-18110688

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-15656128

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-30999529

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/wear/8364729.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-19332801

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-11821084

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-essex-19328838

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/1701493.stm

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-13962703

January

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/glasgow_and_west/5357246.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/3526651.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-10703108

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/mobile/uk-england-11604244

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-30956625

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-15875547

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/glasgow_and_west/6175583.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/5357246.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-14496561

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-12248181

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/tayside_and_central/6518119.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/london/3526651.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/hampshire/6379683.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/mobile/uk-england-lancashire-12045141

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-16314666

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/blackcountry/low/people_and_places/music/newsid_8538000/8538844.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/spanish/specials/225_lissardy/page7.shtml

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/tayside_and_central/6518119.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/northamptonshire/8689865.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/179229.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/1668507.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/blackcountry/hi/people_and_places/music/newsid_8538000/8538844.stm

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-14806522

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-12248181

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6266775.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/8233964.stm

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