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Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

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Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-32236630
They've put the story on the Sussex page (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/england/sussex) because presumably someone thought New Brighton was near Brighton! Crazy
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Re: Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

Or they thought the lifeboat crew were new to Brighton  Cheesy
Merseyside being mentioned in the article obviously wasn't a big enough clue Roll eyes

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Re: Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

@ jelv..... or because they read the headline in a different way.... i.e... not  " New Brighton"... but  " New"......  "Brighton Lifeboat Crew"....    Undecided
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Re: Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

@shutter That's what I said but in a different way Wink

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Re: Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

@Mav....yeah... glad to help you out !  Cheesy
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Re: Somebody at the BBC needs a geography lesson!

It's probably software searching for keywords that finds Brighton so it goes into Sussex. However it's also in the NW Region page; perhaps Merseyside triggers that.
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