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Alex Scott has hit back at a former government minister after he criticised her pronunciation during her coverage of the Tokyo Olympics. The BBC presenter spoke out after ex-House of Lords member Digby Jones tweeted she "spoils a good presentational job... with her very noticeable inability to pronounce her 'g's at the end of a word". Scott, a former Arsenal and England footballer, directly addressed the criticism as she spoke proudly about her east London background.
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Firemen in Italy said on Saturday they were battling for a second straight day wildfires in Sicily that reached the town of Catania, forcing people to leave their homes and the local airport to temporarily shut down. The firemen said on Twitter they had been conducting 250 operations in Sicily in the past 24 hours, of which 50 were in Catania alone. The city famous for its Baroque architecture is located on the slopes of Mount Etna on the island's eastern coast.
BBC’s Alex Scott ‘proud’ of working class accent after peer’s elocution jibe. Lord Digby Jones accuses Alex Scott of spoiling Olympics coverage by dropping her ‘g’s
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France claimed the judo gold medal in the first mixed team event ever held in the Games on Saturday, beating Japan 4-1 in the final and helping their heavyweight legend Teddy Riner add to his collection of Olympic medals. With Saturday's win, Riner, 32, now has a tally of three golds and two bronze medals from his Olympics appearances.The success helped to make up for his shock loss in Friday's quarter-finals in the men's +100kg individual contest against Tamerlan Bashaev of the Russian Olympic
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