8 Dec 2014

The Panel with Jonathan Krebs and Ella Henry (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:33 pm on 8 December 2014

Topics - in the UK, where Christmas Number One songs are a national institution, The Radio Times asked readers to nominate their favourite of all time. 1969's Two Little Boys was removed from the online vote after complaints. The magazine then issued the usual rote response admitting an error and declaring the song's inclusion 'inappropriate'. The Charities Service is going to de-register the Family First lobby group as a charity. It says the organisation's political views aren't in the public interest. The Charities Service has specifications for political and legal activity for the organisations it registers. The New Zealand consul in Jakarta will visit a New Zealand man in the next few days who could be facing the death penalty for allegedly trying to bring drugs into Indonesia. Antony de Malmanche's family say he's been the victim of an internet dating scam and they have set up a Givealittle page asking for donations to raise money for a lawyer.

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