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Kirsty Young
Kirsty Jackson Young (born 23 November 1968) is a Scottish television and radio presenter. She is best known as one of the original newsreaders of 5 News
5 News
on Channel 5, particularly because of its unique presentation style for the time that featured newsreaders standing up, or sitting on a desk rather than behind it. She presented 5 News
5 News
from its launch in 1997 until 2007, only leaving briefly in 2000 for ITV News before returning in 2002. Since 2006 she has been the main presenter of BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs and previously presented Crimewatch
Crimewatch
on BBC One
BBC One
from 2008-2015.Contents1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Notes 4 External linksCareer[edit] Young was born in East Kilbride.[1][2] Her media career began as a continuity announcer for BBC Radio Scotland
BBC Radio Scotland
in 1989
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Room 101 (TV Series)
Room 101
Room 101
is a BBC
BBC
comedy television series based on the radio series of the same name, in which celebrities are invited to discuss their pet hates and persuade the host to consign those hates to oblivion in Room 101, a location whose name is inspired by the torture room in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four
Nineteen Eighty-Four
which reputedly contained "the worst thing in the world". George Orwell
George Orwell
himself named it after a meeting room in Broadcasting House
Broadcasting House
where he would sit through tedious meetings.[1] It is produced independently for the BBC
BBC
by Hat Trick Productions. Nick Hancock hosted the first three series of the show from 1994 till 1997. He was succeeded by Paul Merton, who hosted the show from 1999 till the show's original run came to an end in 2007
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BBC Two
BBC
BBC
Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man
Isle of Man
and Channel Islands. It covers a wide range of subject matter, but tending towards more "highbrow" programmes than the more mainstream and popular BBC
BBC
One. Like the BBC's other domestic TV and radio channels, it is funded by the television licence, and is therefore free of commercial advertising. It is a comparatively well-funded public-service network, regularly attaining a much higher audience share than most public-service networks worldwide. Originally styled BBC2, it was the third British television station to be launched (starting on 21 April 1964), and from 1 July 1967, Europe's first television channel to broadcast regularly in colour
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Rangers F.C.
Rangers Football Club are a football club in Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premiership, the first tier of the Scottish Professional Football League. Their home ground, Ibrox Stadium, is in the south-west of the city. Rangers have won more league titles and trebles than any other club in the world, winning the league title 54 times, the Scottish Cup
Scottish Cup
33 times and the Scottish League Cup 27 times, and achieving the treble of all three in the same season seven times. Rangers were the first British club to reach a UEFA
UEFA
tournament final and won the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1972 after being runner-up twice in 1961 and 1967
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News Presenter
A news presenter – also known as a newsreader, newscaster (short for "news broadcaster"), anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply an anchor – is a person who presents news during a news program on television, on the radio or on the Internet. They may also be a working journalist, assisting in the collection of news material and may, in addition, provide commentary during the program. News presenters most often work from a television studio or radio studio, but may also present the news from remote locations in the field related to a particular major news event.Contents1 Overview 2 Etymology of "anchor" 3 Criticisms 4 See also 5 ReferencesOverview[edit] The role of the news presenter developed over time. Classically, the presenter would read the news from news "copy" which he may or may not have helped write with a producer or news writer. This was often taken almost directly from wire services and then rewritten
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Sue Lawley
Susan Lawley, OBE (born 14 July 1946) is an English broadcaster.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Guest appearances and Desert Island Discs 4 Other work 5 Personal life 6 ReferencesEarly life and education[edit] Born in Sedgley, Dudley, England, and brought up in the Black Country, she was educated at Dudley
Dudley
Girls' High School and graduated in modern languages from the University of Bristol
University of Bristol
where, due to peer pressure, she changed her Dudley
Dudley
accent to one closer to received pronunciation.[1] Career[edit] She began her professional career as a trainee reporter on the Western Mail and South Wales Echo
South Wales Echo
between 1967 and 1970,[1] during which she shared a house in Cardiff
Cardiff
with Michael Buerk
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Britney Spears
Britney Jean
Britney Jean
Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records
Jive Records
in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time (1999) and Oops!... I Did It Again (2000), became massive international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist.[1] Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album Britney, which spawned "I'm a Slave 4 U", and played the starring role in the 2002 film Crossroads
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South Lanarkshire
South Lanarkshire
Lanarkshire
(Scots: Sooth Lanrikshire, Scottish Gaelic: Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas) is one of 32 unitary authorities of Scotland. It borders the south-east of the City of Glasgow
City of Glasgow
and contains some of Greater Glasgow's suburbs. It also contains many towns and villages. It also shares borders with Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Renfrewshire, North Lanarkshire, the Scottish Borders and West Lothian
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Radio Times
Radio Times
Radio Times
is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine. It was the world's first broadcast listings magazine[2] when it was founded in 1923 by John Reith, then general manager of the BBC
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The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London
London
by Telegraph Media Group
Telegraph Media Group
and distributed across the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and internationally. It was founded by Arthur B
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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ITV (TV Network)
ITV is a commercial TV network in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in London, it was launched in 1955 as Independent Television under the auspices of the Independent Television Authority (ITA, then after the Sound Broadcasting Act 1972, Independent Broadcasting Authority, now Ofcom) to provide competition to BBC
BBC
Television, that was established in 1932.[1] it is also the oldest commercial network in the UK. Since the passing of the Broadcasting Act 1990, its legal name has been Channel 3, to distinguish it from the other analogue channels at the time, namely BBC
BBC
1, BBC
BBC
2 and Channel 4
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BBC News
BBC
BBC
News is an operational business division[1] of the British Broadcasting
Broadcasting
Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs
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Bulimia
Bulimia nervosa, also known as simply bulimia, is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging.[2] Binge eating refers to eating a large amount of food in a short amount of time.[2] Purging refers to the attempts to get rid of the food consumed.[2] This may be done by vomiting or taking laxatives.[2] Other efforts to lose weight may include the use of diuretics, stimulants, water fasting, or excessive exercise.[2][4] Most people with bulimia are at a normal weight.[1] The forcing of vomiting may result in thickened skin on the knuckles and breakdown of the teeth.[2] Bulimia is frequently associated with other mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and problems with drugs or alcohol.[2] There is also a higher risk of suicide and self-harm.[3] Bulimia is more common among those who have a close relative with the condition.[2] The percentage risk that is estimated to be due to genetics is between 30% and 80%.[4] Other risk factors for the disease include psy
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