The time the BBC News reported that “there is no news”

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I suppose no news was good news on April 18, 1930. At 6:30pm during the regularly scheduled news bulletin slot, the BBC News announcer turned on the mic and said:

“Good evening. Today is Good Friday. There is no news.”

Piano music followed.

(BBC News History via r/todayilearned)

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