O'Reilly "squeezed out" of BBC, tribunal hears


Former Countryfile presenter Miriam O’Reilly has said she was “squeezed out” of her job by senior figures at the BBC, who believed she had leaked stories to the press claiming the corporation had axed her and other female presenters because of ageism.

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