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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Public funds should be used to save local journalism, says report

Public funds should be used to save local journalism, says report

Public funds should be used to save local journalism, says report

Dame Frances Cairncross, who led a review into the future of UK media, has said that public funds should be used to rescue local journalism.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

BBC criticised for not revealing pay in commercial department

BBC criticised for not revealing pay in commercial department

BBC criticised for not revealing pay in commercial department

The BBC has claimed it does not know how much some of its top stars are paid, as they are part of the broadcaster’s commercial department BBC Studios.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Question Time panellist Isobel Oakeshott: ‘I observed nothing but complete professionalism from presenter Fiona Bruce’

Question Time panellist Isabel Oakeshott: ‘I observed nothing but complete professionalism from presenter Fiona Bruce’

Question Time panellist Isabel Oakeshott: ‘I observed complete professionalism'

Isabel Oakeshott, who appeared on Question Time alongside Dianne Abbott on BBC’s Question Time, has said that presenter Fiona Bruce was “completely professional” and “even-handed”.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Labour request unseen BBC footage and demand on-air correction over treatment of Diane Abbott

Labour request unseen BBC footage and demand on-air correction over treatment of Diane Abbott

Labour demand on-air correction over BBC treatment of Diane Abbott

Labour asked for unseen footage of BBC’s Question Time and demanded a correction during next week’s episode, amid a row on the show’s treatment of Diane Abbott.

BBC editor found not guilty over the naming of sexual abuse victim in live broadcast

BBC editor found not guilty over the naming of sexual abuse victim in live broadcast

BBC editor found not guilty over the naming of abuse victim in live broadcast

An editor of BBC Asian Network was found not guilty over the naming of a sexual abuse victim during a live radio news bulletin, on Friday.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Friday, December 28, 2018

Angelina Jolie to join the BBC to fight fake news

Angelina Jolie to join the BBC to educate about fake news

Angelina Jolie to join the BBC to educate about fake news

Angelina Jolie will join the BBC for a series of special programmes to introduce young people to truth rather than opinion.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

EastEnders set rebuild goes £27m over budget

EastEnders set rebuild goes £27m over budget

EastEnders set rebuild goes £27m over budget

A BBC project to rebuild the set of EastEnders is expected to cost £27 million more than planned, sparking concerns over licence fee payers' value for money.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Lord Adonis responds to #VicarGate: 'I wish to appear on Newsnight to represent the Church of the Unicorns for Brexit'

Lord Adonis responds to #VicarGate: 'I wish to appear on Newsnight to represent the Church of the Unicorns for Brexit'

Lord Adonis on #VicarGate: 'I represent the Church of the Unicorns for Brexit'

Lord Andrew Adonis criticised the BBC for their choice of Newsnight panellist - an unconventional pastor and actor, Lynn Hayter

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

#VicarGate: Did Newsnight get an actor to pose as Brexiteer pastor guest Lynn Hayter?

Did Newsnight get an actor to pose as Brexiteer pastor guest Lynn Hayter?

Social media users have accused Newsnight of hiring an actor to participate in a Brexit debate. The BBC denies the claims

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Lord Adonis and others criticise BBC for Arron Banks appearance

Lord Adonis and others criticise BBC for Arron Banks appearance

Lord Adonis and others criticise BBC for Arron Banks appearance

Lord Adonis and several others have said the BBC is wrong to have Arron Banks on the Andrew Marr show after he was referred to the National Crime Agency over Brexit donations

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff to host Top Gear

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff to be new hosts of Top Gear

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff to be new hosts of Top Gear

Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff will host Top Gear from next year, the BBC has confirmed.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

'Woman definition' campaigner projects dictionary definition of woman onto London buildings

'Woman definition' campaigner projects dictionary definition of woman onto London buildings

Campaigner projects dictionary definition of woman onto London buildings

Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, aka Posie Parker, projected the dictionary definition of woman onto the BBC, the Royal Opera House and the National Gallery

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

It is a shame but less short films are being made, says Director of Killing Eve

It is a shame but less short films are being made, says director of Killing Eve

It is a shame but less short films are being made, says director of Killing Eve

The director of Killing Eve, Harry Bradbeer, has said that “there is plenty of money” in longform TV because it attracts “great actors”, but there are less shorter films being made.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson reveals ‘glaring’ inaccuracy in BBC’s Bodyguard

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson reveals ‘glaring’ inaccuracy in BBC’s Bodyguard

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson reveals inaccuracy in BBC’s Bodyguard

Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson has said there was a “glaring” mistake in the BBC hit series Bodyguard.

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Justin James has said that relationships like the one in the BBC’s Bodyguard do happen but added that “it is not a good thing”.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Seven of the most scandalous Great British Bake Off moments

Seven of the most scandalous Great British Bake Off moments

Seven of the most scandalous Great British Bake Off moments

With the Great British Bake Off back on our screens tonight, we look back on previous series to reminisce the most shocking moments from everyone’s favourite baking show.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn sets out plans to tax tech giants to subsidise BBC license fee

Jeremy Corbyn sets out plans to tax tech giants to subsidise BBC license fee

The Labour leader will deliver his Alternative MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival, on the fourth day of his visit to Scotland.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Mike Graham: 'Could the BBC do itself more damage if it appeals Sir Cliff ruling?'

Mike Graham: 'Could the BBC do itself more damage if it appeals Sir Cliff ruling?'

Mike Graham: 'Could BBC do itself more damage if it appeals Sir Cliff ruling?'

The BBC is considering whether to apply to the Court of Appeal over a ruling that it breached Sir Cliff Richard's privacy by covering a 2014 police raid on its home

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

'He was so incredibly emotional,' says Hunniford about Sir Cliff's reaction

Gloria Hunniford tells of Cliff Richard's emotions after 'four tortuous years'

Gloria Hunniford tells of Cliff Richard's emotions after 'four tortuous years'

Hunniford, who was sat behind Sir Cliff Richard in court during the BBC legal privacy battle, has told Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan about the singer’s mood when he won

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC

Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC

The singer has been awarded more than £200,000 in damages against the BBC over its coverage of a police search of his home.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Carrie Gracie receives backdated pay from the BBC and donates it to gender equality charity

Carrie Gracie receives back pay from BBC, donates it to gender equality charity

The BBC's former China editor Carrie Gracie complained about the unequal pay between her and male colleagues at the BBC and has been remunerated for the difference

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Sir Cliff Richard, pictured performing at the Diamond Jubilee concert in June 2012, has sued the BBC

Trial due in legal battle between Sir Cliff Richard and BBC

Trial due in legal battle between Sir Cliff Richard and BBC

Singer sues over coverage of a police raid at his home

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Robert Peston may have to endure a rather awkward conversation with the ITV

ITV reporter Robert Peston makes major gaffe by claiming to work for BBC

ITV reporter Robert Peston makes major gaffe by claiming to work for BBC

Peston makes major gaffe at Theresa May's headline Brexit speech

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

'Must be sacked' - Andrew Marr criticised for whispering praise to Penny Mordaunt after interview

'Must be sacked' - Andrew Marr criticised for whispering praise to Penny Mordaunt after interview

Andrew Marr criticised for whispering praise to Penny Mordaunt after interview

It is thought the presenter didn't know the cameras were still on when he said 'that was very good'

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Boniface said the issue of gender-based pay disparity affects women at all levels

BBC pay row matters to all women, says journalist

BBC pay row matters to all women, says journalist

Suzi Boniface says the real issue isn't gender - it's about equality for everyone

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

'Life is unfair' - BBC women won't successfully claim back pay over gender pay gap, says lawyer

BBC Pay: Saira Khan says BBC salaries are outrageous - but she wouldn't turn them down

Saira Khan says BBC salaries are outrageous - but she wouldn't turn them down

Employment lawyer Ronnie Fox says trying to make employers pay for past work could work against women

The BBC has been blighted by criticism of its pay policy

BBC 'to introduce news presenter pay cap of £320,000'

BBC 'to introduce news presenter pay cap of £320,000'

Corporation proposes wage ceiling but proposals still to be signed off

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Four BBC presenters to take pay cut after gender pay gap revelations

Four BBC presenters to take pay cut after gender pay gap revelations

Four BBC presenters to take pay cut after gender pay gap revelations

Huw Edwards, Jeremy Vine, John Humphrys and Jon Sopel have reportedly agreed to a pay cut

Friday, December 29, 2017

Friday, December 29, 2017

Dr Evan Harris criticised Morgan, saying he was a bully

Mike Graham defends old mate Piers Morgan in fiery row about Ofcom complaints

Mike Graham defends old mate Piers Morgan in fiery row about Ofcom complaints

Graham also suggested he couldn't get away with the sort of language used on other radio stations

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Chris Grayling criticised Momentum on the BBC

Owen Jones leads condemnation of Chris Grayling after Tory minister says Labour and Momentum 'bringing nastiness to our politics'

Owen Jones leads condemnation of Chris Grayling after Momentum comments

Grayling told the BBC that 'a significant part of the blame lies with Momentum and the Labour movement'

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Joe McFadden's partner Katya Jones on winning Strictly Come Dancing

Katya Jones on winning Strictly Come Dancing with Joe McFadden

Katya Jones on winning Strictly Come Dancing with Joe McFadden

The dancer claimed victory alongside the Scottish actor in the final of the BBC show

The Apprentice Winners Sarah Lynn and James White on their joint triumph

The Apprentice Winners Sarah Lynn and James White on their joint triumph

The Apprentice Winners Sarah Lynn and James White on their joint triumph

The pair were announced as joint-winners of the BBC One show in a surprise twist

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Brexit: David Davis writes to MPs in last-ditch attempt to stop revolt over EU Withdrawal bill

Brexit: David Davis writes to MPs in last-ditch attempt to stop revolt over EU Withdrawal bill

David Davis writes to MPs in last attempt to stop revolt over EU Withdrawal bill

Theresa May faces a revolt unless MPs are given a meaningful vote on the final deal with the EU

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Donald Trump expected to visit UK in 2018, says US ambassador

Donald Trump expected to visit UK in 2018, says US ambassador

Donald Trump expected to visit UK in 2018, says US ambassador

Woody Johnson, the American ambassador to the UK, made the comments in an interview with BBC Radio 4

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says Crispin Blunt MP

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says Crispin Blunt MP

Aid money 'trying to achieve the unachievable in northern Syria', says MP

Crispin Blunt, the MP for Reigate and former chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the findings of a BBC investigation

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Richard Osman on his new book 'The World Cup Of Everything'

Richard Osman on his new book 'The World Cup Of Everything'

Richard Osman on his new book 'The World Cup Of Everything'

The presenter popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

Retired detective claims Damian Green's work computer had thousands of pornographic images found during 2008 police raid

Retired detective claims Damian Green's work computer contained thousands of porn images during 2008 police raid

Retired detective claims Damian Green's work computer had pornographic images

The claims were made by Neil Lewis in an interview with the BBC

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Irish Minister calls on the UK Government to present 'political solution' to border issue

Brexit: Irish Minister Michael Creed calls on the UK Government to present 'political solution' to border issue

Irish Minister calls on UK government for 'political solution' to border issue

Michael Creed, the Irish Agriculture Minister, made the comments during a BBC interview

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

As Iain Lee prepares for I'm A Celebrity, take a look at his career so far

Who Is Iain Lee? The amazing career of talkRADIO's I'm A Celebrity star

Who Is Iain Lee? The amazing career of talkRADIO's I'm A Celebrity star

Our late-night star is one of Britain's most versatile and controversial broadcasters

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May and other ministers reported to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeting

Brexit: Theresa May and other ministers 'to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeting'

Theresa May and other ministers 'to discuss divorce bill in Downing Street meeti

The Cabinet Exit and Trade sub-committee is to gather in Downing Street

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Steven Knight on the new series of Peaky Blinders

Steven Knight on the new series of Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight on the new series

The director and screenwriter popped into the studio to chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: 'Michael Gove should have known Government position' says former ambassador

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Former ambassador blasts Michael Gove for 'making situation worse'

'Michael Gove should know Government position' on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The Environment Secretary is weathering criticism in the wake of a BBC interview on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap calls her an 'ex-offender'

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap calls her an 'ex-offender'

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap says 'ex-offender'

Kawser Quamer could barely contain her laughter at the mistake

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

The corporation claims employees of BBC Persian have endured "collective punishment" at the hands of the Iranian government since 2009

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

British man fighting against Islamic State in Syria dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis alongside Kurdish Militia dies while clearing landmines in Raqqa

British man fighting against Isis in Syria dies while clearing landmines

Jac Holmes had been fighting the terror group with Kurdish militia since 2015

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

'I’ll be happy if every last organisation like Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq', says George Galloway

George Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if every last Isis and Al-Qaeda terrorist was left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq'

Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground'

George Galloway made his opinion known in the wake of Rory Stewart's BBC Interview about Islamic State

Minister says only way to deal with IS fighters is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Rory Stewart on Islamic State: Minister says only way to deal with Isis fighters is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Minister says only way to fight Isis is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Rory Stewart made the comments in an interview with the BBC

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Brexit: Britain shouldn't be 'terrified' of no-deal scenario, says former Cabinet minister

Brexit: Britain shouldn't be 'terrified' of no-deal scenario, says former Cabinet minister

Britain shouldn't be 'terrified' of no-deal Brexit, says former Cabinet minister

Owen Paterson made the comments to BBC Radio 4 about the ongoing negotiations

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Gingers, refugees and breastfeeding - Katie Hopkins' most shocking moments

From refugee cockroaches to the miracle of Ebola: Katie Hopkins' most hateful quotes

From refugee cockroaches to the miracle of Ebola: Katie Hopkins' worst quotes

Katie Hopkins is no stranger to surrounding herself in controversy by making some shocking comments

Katie Hopkins defends tweets in wake of South Kensington crash

Katie Hopkins defends terrorism tweet in wake of South Kensington crash

Katie Hopkins defends terrorism tweet in wake of South Kensington crash

Mail Online columnist had posted a series of now-deleted tweets implying the crash outside the Natural History Museum was a terror attack

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Theresa May says she wants 'yes men' in the Cabinet amid Boris Johnson speculation

Theresa May says she doesn't want 'yes men' in the Cabinet amid Boris Johnson speculation

May says she doesn't want 'yes men' in the Cabinet amid Boris speculation

The Conservative Party Conference has been dogged by speculation about the ambitions of Boris Johnson

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

'Labour Party conference has been reduced to clapping Keir Starmer and Q and A'

Labour activist Richard Angell says anyone found guilty of abusing Laura Kuennsberg should be kicked out

'Anyone found guilty of abusing Laura Kuennsberg should be kicked out'

Richard Angell, the executive director of Labour group Progress says the conference won't get to the important issues of Brexit

Judge Rinder on his canoe trip through Chester for Stand Up To Cancer and Strictly Come Dancing

Judge Rinder on his canoe trip through Chester for Stand Up To Cancer and Strictly Come Dancing

Judge Rinder on his canoe trip through Chester for Stand Up To Cancer

The TV judge joined Paul Ross and Carol Malone to talk about his involvement for Stand Up To Cancer

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

Authorities continue to deal with Parsons Green explosion as District line is suspended

Parsons Green explosion: Witnesses describe stampede after 'white cannister' blew up

Authorities deal with Parsons Green explosion as District line is suspended

There was some sort of explosion at the station on Friday morning during rush hour

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Nigel Farage was furious at the 'blood on his hands' interview

Nigel Farage 'blood on his hands' controversy: Media monitor blasts 'sensationalist' BBC

Media monitor blasts 'sensationalist' BBC over Nigel Farage controversy

David Keighley says 'Brexit bias is a systemic problem' at the corporation

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