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Sideman quits Radio 1Xtra over BBC's use of racial slur
The BBC 1Xtra DJ says the broadcast of the word was a "slap in the face of our community". 
© 2020 BBCWorld Sun 4:05am 

Dotty is leaving BBC Radio 1Xtra after six years
The DJ told listeners it was 'finally time for me to turn off my alarm clock and rest'. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Thu, 2 Jul 10:25pm 

BBC stations join forces for nationwide singalong
DJs from Radio 1, Radio 2, 6 Music, 1Xtra and Asian Network will join forces on Thursday morning. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Mon, 30 Mar 10:35pm 

Krept: 'Knife wound was 1mm away from being fatal'
The rapper says he nearly died after being stabbed backstage at a BBC Radio 1Xtra gig in Birmingham. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Tue, 5 Nov 1:15am 

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Love Island's Yewande: People called me 'too dark'
The former contestant was on 1Xtra Talks speaking about the difficulties of being black in the media. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Mon, 12 Aug 5:56pm 

FA Cup fourth-round predictions - Lawro v Radio 1 Xtra DJs Dotty and Reece Parkinson
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson and Radio 1 Xtra DJs Dotty and Reece Parkinson predict the outcome of this weekend's fourth-round FA Cup ties. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Fri, 25 Jan 11:35pm 

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Manu Vatuvei turns pro on Joseph Parker undercard
Rugby league superstar Manu ‘The Beast’ Vatuvei will make his professional boxing debut on the undercard of Joseph Parker v Alexander Flores presented by Flooring Xtra at Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena on December 15. 
© 2020 Fri, 16 Nov 3:35pm 

What makes a great, Halloween-appropriate, scary film?
According to Radio 1 and 1Xtra film critic Ali Plumb, there are three key factors to a great scary film. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Wed, 31 Oct 6:55am 

Simon Jack and DJ Sideman: How not to spend your money
BBC Business Editor Simon Jack talks to Radio 1 Xtra DJ Sideman about all things money. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Fri, 26 Oct 12:26am 

Charlie Sloth to leave BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra after nearly 10 years
The popular host of Fire in the Booth will present his last show in November. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Thu, 4 Oct 7:06pm 

Issues with Spark email Xtra hitting Kiwi businesses
Businesses using Spark's email platform Xtra say it is hindering their productivity. Speaking to the Herald business owners described the platform as troublesome in that it was restricting work-based emails from being sent and... 
© 2020 NZ Herald Thu, 13 Sep 10:25am 

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Afrobeats: New chart names genre's biggest artists in the UK
J Hus, Burna Boy and NSG top the list, which will be announced on BBC Radio 1Xtra on Sunday. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Tue, 21 Jul 7:05pm 

DJ Ace: High-risk people like me can get coronavirus and be fine
BBC 1Xtra's DJ Ace puts out a message of reassurance for people with underlying health problems. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Thu, 2 Apr 1:25am 

Radio 1's first blind presenter 'excited to represent disabled community'
Lucy Edwards is one of 35 new guest presenters on Radio 1 and 1Xtra over the Christmas period. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Thu, 5 Dec 8:05pm 

Radio 1 boss Ben Cooper to leave the BBC
Ben Cooper has been controller of Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network for eight years. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Wed, 23 Oct 1:35am 

How do normal people compare to NFL superstars?
BBC Radio 1Xtra's Jeremiah Asiamah see how he compares to the superstars of the NFL before the International Series games at the new Tottenham stadium. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Wed, 2 Oct 9:05pm 

Super Bowl 53: How Atlanta's music scene of drip, dabs & viral hits influences sport
Before Super Bowl 53, BBC Radio 1Xtra's Reece Parkinson explores Atlanta's music scene and discovers how the tunes and dance moves it has inspired have crossed in to sport. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Sat, 2 Feb 10:45pm 

Drake announces new tour with 1Xtra's Tiffany Calver
1Xtra's Rap Show host Tiffany Calver will provide an "opening sound set" at the gigs. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Wed, 23 Jan 1:15am 

Simon Jack and DJ Sideman talk housing
Radio 1 Xtra DJ Sideman and the BBC's Simon Jack talk housing - and buying a first home. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Thu, 22 Nov 1:35pm 

Issues with Spark Xtra Mail continue, complaints from frustrated customers swell
Emails being sent to and from accounts using Spark's email service provider Xtra Mail are still being blocked with small organisations facing financial loss.More than 50 people have contacted the Herald about issues dealing with... 
© 2020 NZ Herald Tue, 13 Nov 12:25am 

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Charlie Sloth: Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ leaving station immediately
The DJ was scheduled to complete 10 more shows before leaving the station in November. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Sun, 21 Oct 9:15pm 

Businessman's fury after email hacked, Spark identifies problem
A Fiji businessman is furious after his Xtra email account was hacked and Spark's lacklustre approach to resolving the issue.To make matters worse, hackers attempted to lure payees to transfer money into a fake bank account, claiming... 
© 2020 NZ Herald Fri, 14 Sep 7:05pm 

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