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Google removes 12 BBC news stories in wake of `right to be forgotten`

A total of 12 BBC News stories have been removed from some search results following a landmark privacy ruling in Europe on the right to be forgotten.

Radio presenter Mike Smith dies

Former BBC Radio 1 presenter Mike Smith has passed away due to complications following a major heart surgery. He was 59.

Daft Punk for new Worldwide documentary

Grammy-award winning music duo Daft Punk are to be the subject of a new TV documentary. French pay channel Canal Plus has commissioned a 60-minute special, reportedly.

British MP slams BBC`s Narendra Modi coverage

Britain`s senior Indian-origin Minister, Priti Patel, has made an official complaint to the BBC over its seemingly one-sided coverage of India`s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

British Indian MP flays BBC over Modi coverage

A British Indian MP has come down heavily on the BBC for a programme on India`s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi that she stated was not objective.

BBC Radio Devon DJ David Lowe loses job over racist word

A veteran BBC local radio DJ has lost his job after playing a song on his golden oldies show containing a racist word.

Ex-BBC man Hall got teens drunk and raped them, court hears

British former broadcaster Stuart Hall repeatedly plied two young teenage girls with drink and raped them in his BBC dressing room, a court heard today.

Ukrainian pilot killed in eastern town operations

Ukraine`s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said Friday that gunmen shot down at least two army helicopters in the eastern town of Sloviansk, killing one pilot and capturing the other.

BBC``s Top Gear apologises for racist remark

British television series Top Gear`s producer has apologised for broadcasting a "light-hearted" joke by its host Jeremy Clarkson that sparked a complaint of racism by an India-origin actress, media reported Wednesday.

Benedict Cumberbatch to host Laureus Sports Awards

Film and TV star Benedict Cumberbatch, best known for his portrayal of the detective Sherlock Holmes in a British TV series, is to host the 2014 Laureus World Sports Awards here March 26.

Jimmy Savile`s ex-flatmate charged with rape in Britain

The former flatmate and chauffeur of late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile appeared in court on Saturday charged with a series of sexual assaults against young girls, including rape.

British broadcaster faces further sex charges

The new charges yesterday relate to girls aged between 11 and 16 and were allegedly committed near Manchester in northwest England between 1976 and 1981.

British broadcaster faces further sex charges

The new charges yesterday relate to girls aged between 11 and 16 and were allegedly committed near Manchester in northwest England between 1976 and 1981.

David Bowie named best-dressed Brit of all time

David Bowie has been named the best dressed Brit of all time by the BBC History Magazine, beating Elizabeth 1 and Beau Brummell.

Paul McCartney nearly turned down Beatles to work in factory

Paul McCartney has revealed that he once almost left Beatles to work for a factory.

Mark Tully`s wife denies e-mail

The wife of noted British journalist Sir Mark Tully described as "bogus" an e-mail circulating in the cyber space in his name on Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Kanye West, Jimmy Kimmel iron out differences on show

Kanye West and and TV host Jimmy Kimmel are friends again after their recent public spat.

2nd Beatles` BBC session album all set for release

The Beatles, who split over 40 years ago, are set to release their about the forthcoming live album On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2

Lawmakers grill BBC bosses over payoff row

The former director of the BBC has defended his tenure in front of lawmakers probing a row over oversized executive payoffs.

Former BBC driver charged with sex offenses

British police say they have charged a former BBC driver with sexual offenses following an investigation triggered by sex crime allegations.