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Donald Trump’s press conference today was notable for many reasons, most of which we don’t have time for here.

But it was most entertaining if you watched it on BBC News, where the on-screen caption writer, Robert Coxwell, had a ball picking up on the president-elect’s more colourful quotes.

All the sweeter, no doubt, because Trump is no fan of the BBC, and when its international correspondent Ian Pannell asked a question he replied, with heavy sarcasm, “BBC News, there’s another beauty”.

It was just another caption for Coxwell…

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Coxwell later went on Twitter to reveal a few tricks of the trade and the urge – so far resisted – to put a “rude message” on the ticker.

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