Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead: "We"ll only play 5 seconds" say bungling BBC over Margaret Thatcher protest song

BBC fudge 'hands victory to Trots': Chart show will 'only play five seconds of Ding Dong The Witch is Dead' as row over Thatcher protest single escalatesSong has now sold 20,000 copies since Thatcher's death on Monday It has been pushed up the charts due to an internet campaignBBC confirms it will play it on Radio 1 this Sunday – but a shorter versionDirector General Tony Hall: 'I do believe it would be wrong to ban the song outright as free speech is an important principle'The track, which costs 79p online, is currently No1 on iTunes , Osterode am Harz, Germany — Illustration – an old woman is using facebook on her iPhone.

The stunning images of water droplets that show rain can sometimes be a work of art

The mesmerising images of water droplets that show there's no greater artist on Earth than Mother Nature | UPDATED: 15:36 GMT, 27 December 2012 As Britain is lashed by rain and floods, a Russian photographer has captured another side of water in these stunning images of droplets.