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BBC News to cut 400 jobs in austerity drive

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:48

BBC News currently employs around 8,400 people, including around 5,000 journalists, the corporation said.

Google 'forgets' stories on BBC, UK newspaper sites

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 19:01

Google has restricted access to a BBC blog posting and several British newspaper stories under a legal ruling granting people a right to be "forgotten" in search engines.

Former team mate says `aloof` Vincent easy target for match fixers

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 10:42

Former team-mate Iain O`Brien has said banned former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent was an easy target for match fixers because of his aloof behaviour and feeling of self-doubt.

Daft Punk for new Worldwide documentary

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 09:51

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.

Former BBC presenter Savile abused two-year-old: Report

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 07:01

More than 500 reports of abuse on victims aged as young as two have been made against late BBC presenter Jimmy Savile, according to a new investigation by the NSPCC charity.

British MP slams BBC`s Narendra Modi coverage

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 18:47

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

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 15:28

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

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 23:05

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

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 13:32

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

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 15:13

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

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 00:03

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.

`The Good Life` co-writer Bob Larbey dies

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 10:32

Bob Larbey, best known for co-writing classic BBC sitcom `The Good Life` has passed away. He was 79.