BBC has to apologise as guest from Mensa labels people with an IQ of 60 'carrots' on live Breakfast show Peter Bainbridge made 'offensive' remark while discussing IQ testing Interviewed by presenters Louise Minchin and Charlie StaytPresenters forced to read complaints and apologise Viewers described comment as 'insult' to those with learning difficulties | UPDATED: 00:26 GMT, 22 December 2012 The BBC has apologised on air after a Mensa member appearing as a guest on one of its shows said anyone with an IQ of around 60 was ‘probably a carrot’. Peter Baimbridge made the comment during a live discussion about IQ testing on BBC Breakfast.
Mother of three girls had hysterectomy only to be told afterwards she was pregnant and doctors aborted the son she always wanted Suzanne Doherty paid 62,000 in compensation after experts failed to spot the unborn child in her womb before the major operationShe woke up to be told she had been 14 weeks pregnant but the child had been abortedRoyal Cornwall Hospital in Truro apologise for the botched operation David Cameron's youngest child Florence was born there in 2010 | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 18 December 2012 A mother of three girls had a hysterectomy only to be told by doctors afterwards that while she slept they had also aborted the son she had always wanted but did not know she was carrying. Suzanne Doherty, 42, woke after surgery to be told the baby boy she always wanted had been terminated.
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