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Andy Robertson’s isolation to-do list, Frank Lampard’s joke about Roy Keane, Marcos Rojo’s kindness and more things we’ve loved

Andy Robertson’s isolation to-do list, Frank Lampard’s joke about Roy Keane, Marcos Rojo’s kindness and more things we’ve loved

Sports
Another week goes by without sport, but there have still been some entertaining moments. From a five-year-old Leeds fan bidding for Brighton defender Ben White to Andy Robertson’s hilarious isolation diary, talkSPORT.com has listed the best bits below. Nick Kyrgios relates to an unbothered young tennis player Nick Kyrgios is very emotive during his matches Kyrgios hit the headlines at last summer’s Wimbledon tournament when he was seen at a pub the night before his second round clash with Rafa Nadal, which he went on to lose. The Australian star is known for losing his cool during his tennis matches, and once called an umpire ‘a tool’ before smashing two rackets last year. A recent video showed a young tennis player refusing to hit tennis balls – and it caught...
‘Beyond what was appropriate’: BBC rules on Jo Brand’s battery acid joke

‘Beyond what was appropriate’: BBC rules on Jo Brand’s battery acid joke

Entertainment
Jo Brand's controversial battery acid joke "went beyond what was appropriate" for a Radio 4 comedy show but did not incite violence, the BBC has ruled.The 62-year-old star made the jibe on an episode of Victoria Coren Mitchell's Radio 4 show Heresy in June. Referring to political figures who had been hit by milkshakes, Brand said: "I'm thinking why bother with a milkshake when you could get some battery acid."She added: "That's just me. I'm not going to do it, it's purely a fantasy, but I think milkshakes are pathetic, I honestly do, sorry." ...
Jo Brand battery acid joke ‘went too far’, BBC rules

Jo Brand battery acid joke ‘went too far’, BBC rules

Entertainment
Jo Brand's controversial joke about throwing battery acid "went beyond what was appropriate" for a Radio 4 comedy show, the BBC has ruled.The corporation has partially upheld complaints about the quip made by the comedian on Radio 4's Heresy in June.Referring to political figures who had been hit by milkshakes, she said: "I'm thinking, why bother with a milkshake when you could get some battery acid?"But the BBC dismissed complaints that her remark amounted to incitement.Following the broadcast, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage, who had a milkshake thrown at him by protesters several weeks earlier, accused Brand of "inciting violence". The corporation's Editorial Complai...
Vegetable joke is funniest gag at the Edinburgh Fringe

Vegetable joke is funniest gag at the Edinburgh Fringe

Entertainment
A joke about vegetables has made it to the top of the menu as this year's funniest at the Edinburgh Fringe.Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel has won Dave's "Funniest Joke of The Fringe" award with the niche culinary pun.He took the title with the gag: "I keep randomly shouting out 'Broccoli' and 'Cauliflower' - I think I might have florets".It is from Falafel's show It's One Giant Leek For Mankind at the Pear Tree.In its 12th year, the prize rewards the funniest one-liner to grace the venues of the festival and celebrates the pool of talent the Fringe has to offer.The goal of finding the wittiest one-liners fell to an expert panel of 10 judges, comprising the UK's leading comedy critics. After scouri...
Jimmy Carr criticised over ‘offensive’ dwarf joke

Jimmy Carr criticised over ‘offensive’ dwarf joke

Entertainment
By David Mercer, news reporter Jimmy Carr has been criticised by a charity for telling an "offensive" joke about dwarfism and abortion during his current stand-up tour.Little People UK, which was co-founded by actor Warwick Davis, said it was "saddened" by the comedian's remarks and that it had been contacted by "members of the dwarfism community" who had raised concerns. Carr, who is due to perform in Chesterfield on Friday on his Terribly Funny stand-up tour, is reported to have said: "Is a dwarf an abortion that made it?" Image: The Little People charity, co-founded by Warwick Davis, has criticised Carr Little People UK said it had approached the comic and his agents and called for him to "stro...