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Richard Bacon Reveals Double Pneumonia Diagnosis


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Radio and TV presenter Richard Bacon has revealed that he’s been diagnosed with double pneumonia, after he was rushed to hospital following a flight.

The 42 year old had to endure a mad dash to Lewisham A&E in London after touching down from a transatlantic flight. There, doctors diagnosed him with a dangerous lung inflammation condition, which can be caused by a virus or bacteria, and causes the air sacs to fill with pus.

“Thank God I got ill in Britain (actually on the way to Britain, was taken off the plane in a wheelchair). F**k all the ideology driven politicians who’ve messed up America’s healthcare system. Viva the NHS. Happy 70th. (sic),” he tweeted, alongside a picture of himself hooked up to hospital machinery on Instagram and Twitter.

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Victoria Derbyshire, Richard Bacon Quit BBC 5 Live. Enter, Adrian Chiles


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The award winning broadcasters Victoria Derbyshire and Shelagh Fogarty, as well as the popular DJ Richard Bacon, are to leave BBC 5 Live. Derbyshire has been linked with roles at ITV and BBC News.

Adrian ChilesAdrian Chiles [L] will present a breakfast show on BBC 5 Live [Photo: Getty Images, credit: Laurence Griffith]

In a wave of changes at the corporation, the oft criticized ITV football host Adrian Chiles is to present a morning show on 5 Live on Mondays and Tuesdays, with Peter Allen hosting for the rest of the week. Tony Livesey, the former editor in chief at the Sunday Sport, is given a prominent new role co presenting the afternoon Drive show with Anna Foster.

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"Poverty Porn" Benefits Steet Residents To Speak Out In Live TV Debate


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Channel 4’s serialised documentary Benefits Street has been criticised from many corners. Some have been moved to condemn those featured in the show, while others have labelled Channel 4 and Love Productions as exploitative and irresponsible for putting the residents of James Turner Street into the public eye.

Benefits StreetSam and Becky were widely criticised for their role in supposed benefits fraud

But the residents of the street – who, despite many wishing death upon them and calling hem scum, scroungers and benefits cheats – are the innocent part in all this, and they’ll have the chance to speak their minds on a live debate to be aired after the final show on February 10th. It will be chaired by Richard Bacon.

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Richard Bacon - Richard Bacon, London, England - at the Sony Radio Academy Awards held at the Grosvenor House - Departures. Monday 9th May 2011

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Richard Bacon Monday 13th September 2010 Richard Bacon wearing a green jacket, out and about in Soho with his wife Rebecca McFarlane London, England

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