We're big fans of the BBC 24-hour news channel around here, but when we saw presenter Simon McCoy introducing a story about drunk tanks while holding a pack of printer paper, we wondered if this was some kind of British journalism tradition that never made its way to our shores.

We're told he picked up the pack by mistake, and sure enough ten minutes later there he was with his trusty BBC News-emblazoned iPad:

BBC Presenter Introduces News Report Holding A Pack Of Printer PaperS

Still, we're not entirely sure what a pack of printer paper is doing on a TV news set to begin with. At least it's better than what happens over at Channel Four.