WTF: BBC have a “no news day”

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You have probably heard of “slow news days” (generally marked by the news channels on the TV having to show happy stories), but the BBC website today was havign a case of a “no news day”:

BBC home page with blank news
BBC home page with blank news

Look closely at the News section on the left, it looks like this:

Where's the news gone?
Where's the news gone?

A case of cost cutting in the present gloomy economic climate perhaps? 😉