31/12/2002 … The BBC has been criticised for allowing the word 'bastard' to be aired in afternoon comedy programmes.
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Tue 31 December 2002
31/12/2002 … Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen has escaped injury after he was almost hit by a stray bullet used in a double suicide.
31/12/2002 … A man named Mr Jack Ass has launched a $10million lawsuit over the MTV stunt show that shares his name.
31/12/2002 … Lenny Henry, Martin Clunes, Mel and Sue and Morwenna Banks have all lent their voices to a new BBC2 children's series, Little Robots.
31/12/2002 … Jasper Carrott has been awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours.