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Essential listening: More or Less

More or Less is a BBC radio programme dedicated to statistics, economics and the way they are used (and abused) by the media. It skewers statistical misuse and economic illiteracy, covering deeply technical subjects in a breezy, humorous and accessible manner. For many years it has taken taken the form of a half hour Radio […]

Avoiding spoilers

This weekend was the first time in very many years that I have had to avoid spoilers for a grand prix. I missed quite a few races live during 2007 due to work, but I always watched them as soon as I got home so there was not much problem with spoilers.┬áToday, I had to […]

Is it worth getting Sky Sports F1?

Like most other Formula 1 fans, I have been spending part of this winter seriously considering whether it’s worth continuing watching every race live. With half of the races now being exclusively on Sky, for the first time in my life I need to seriously ask myself the question: I love F1, but enough to […]

Cash out

For over ten years now, I have been a big fan of the Radio 5 Live programme Up All Night. Broadcasting between 1am and 5am, Up All Night is a gift to nightowls, students, truck drivers, and anyone else who might find themselves awake at these unsociable hours. One of the real highlights has been […]

On 909 and 693…

Does anyone know what channel number Sky’s new F1 channel will be on? Because judging by all the broadcasters they have poached from BBC Radio 5 Live, they might as well go all the way and have it on channels 909 and 693.