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‘Woman of the year’ is a panda

Issue No. 2284

The BBC has stooped to a new low. First it failed to include any women in its shortlist for Sports Personality of the Year.

Then its online Magazine ran lists of female and male “Faces of the year 2011”—and its female list included a panda from Edinburgh zoo.

A male and female panda currently reside at the zoo. But the male panda doesn’t appear in the male list.

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Tue 3 Jan 2012, 18:15 GMT
Issue No. 2284
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