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Our decision is final, ish.

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Radio 1 censors Pogues' Fairytale
Tuesday, 18 December 2007, 15:50 GMT

A Radio 1 spokeswoman said the station's management had met on Tuesday morning to discuss the issue. She said they "had made their decision" and would not be going back on it.

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Radio 1 backs down in Pogues row
Tuesday, 18 December 2007, 17:26 GMT

BBC Radio 1 has said it will allow the Pogues' Fairytale of New York to be played on the station uncut, after criticism of a decision to censor it.

But after a day of criticism from listeners, the band, and the mother of singer Kirsty MacColl, they changed their minds.

Controller Andy Parfitt said the original decision was "wrong".

One shouldn't mock when people change their minds, there isn't enough of it; but the anonymous spokeswoman needs giggling at...

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And the Beeb, in it's typical wisdom, chose the 7th anniversary of her death to do this.

Yup those effete types at the Beeb really stabbed her in the back.

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