Saturday Seven Up

7upLast week saw 80,951 absolute unique visitors make 235,620 visits to view 376,096 pages. As the BBC moves to supplant the Labour Party as the official opposition with rolling reports of brutal cuts deliberately aimed at crushing the poor (yes you, Paul Mason, on Newsnight), stories about BBC bias took poll position this week.

A small victory for the blog was the diktat this week from BBC top brass to staff to restrain themselves from openly relishing Maggie Thatcher’s demise on Twitter.

The top stories last week in order of popularity were:

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Quote of the Day

Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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