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Jonathan Ross: 'It's time to move on'

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Jonathan Ross has announced he is leaving the BBC, after 13 years working for the corporation.

Ross, 49, who is one of the BBC's highest paid stars, said in a statement he had decided not to renegotiate his contract when it ends in July.

He told reporters outside his house that it was "not a bad time to move on".

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