Tuesday, September 25, 2012

We're so sorry, Your Majesty: BBC apology after reporter on Radio 4 divulges Queen's private views about Hamza

BBC bosses yesterday made an extraordinary public apology to the Queen after revealing her distress at the authorities’ lack of action against Abu Hamza for ‘denigrating’ her country. The Corporation said it had been guilty of a ‘breach of confidence’ by reporting the remarkable details of a conversation she had with its security correspondent Frank Gardner at a military dinner. Gardner, who has an OBE, disclosed live on air that the Queen had told him of her frustration that the hate preacher had been left free to ‘use this country as a platform for his very violent, hateful views’. He claimed she had even intervened to raise the issue with a government minister. Read more

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