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Thatcher remark 'hugely offensive'

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Carol Thatcher has been fired from The One Show for "inappropriate behaviour", the BBC confirms. Jay Hunt, controller of BBC One, says that no-one thought the "golliwog" remark was a joke and - despite ample opportunity - Miss Thatcher has refused to apologise.

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