BBC says North Korea detains and expels reporter

BBC reporter Rupert Wingfield-Hayes was detained on Friday at Pyongyang airport as he was leaving the country with two other BBC staff.

BBC reveals 150 mn pound cuts to address shifting viewing habits

BBC reveals 150 mn pound cuts to address shifting viewing habits

The BBC Wednesday outlined budget cuts of USD 228 million that threaten its sports coverage as it addresses a shortfall worsened by falling television ownership.

Queen went to hospital for routine check up, says Palace to scotch false death rumours

Queen went to hospital for routine check up, says Palace to scotch false death rumours

After an erroneous tweet by a BBC journalist implying the Queen's death triggered a flurry of speculations on the social media, the Buckingham Palace had to break its protocol and issue a statement to scotch the false death rumours.

Rwanda bans BBC broadcasts over genocide documentary

Rwanda on Friday slapped an indefinite ban on BBC local language broadcasts as punishment for a controversial documentary on the central African country`s leadership and the 1994 genocide.

December 16 gang-rape: HC seeks reply from BBC, documentary maker

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought reply from BBC and the British director of the controversial documentary on December 16 gang-rape case on a plea seeking their prosecution for interviewing one of the convicts who made derogatory statement against women.

David Cameron says Jeremy Clarkson huge talent, hopes 'Top Gear' doesn't go off-air

David Cameron says Jeremy Clarkson huge talent, hopes 'Top Gear' doesn't go off-air

Jeremy Clarkson, the host of hugely popular TV show 'Top Gear' has confessed that he had regrets about what led to his suspension by the BBC.

BBC suspends anti-Indian jibes' host Jeremy Clarkson for punching producer

 Jeremy Clarkson, the outspoken British presenter of the "Top Gear" motoring show, has been suspended by the BBC after he was involved in a "fracas" with a producer.

Hong Kong's CY Leung defends police even as brutality video goes viral

Hong Kong's CY Leung defends police even as brutality video goes viral

Just a day after a video surfaced showing police badly beating up a social worker, Hong Kong leader CY Leung agreed to reopen talks with the protesters, however sough to defend the police, saying they had tolerated enough unlawful action.

BBC computer server 'was controlled' by Russian hacker

BBC, the world's largest and oldest broadcaster, reportedly fell victim to a Russian hacker who tried to sell access to the system to other cyber criminals over Christmas.

Kenya mall siege: Norwegian suspect named

One of the men suspected of carrying out an attack on a shopping centre in Kenya last month has been identified as a 23-year-old Norwegian citizen.

Pakistani Taliban send Arab, Uzbek fighters to Syria

The Pakistani Taliban are sending their Arab and Uzbek comrades to Syria to fight against the forces of embattled President Bashar al-Assad.

BBC journalists to strike over layoffs

BBC journalists are set to go on strike for 24 hours in a dispute over layoffs, potentially disrupting the broadcaster`s programming.

US asks Iran to release journalists

The United States said it is "deeply troubled" by the arrest of more than a dozen media persons on charges of having contacts with foreign news organisations.

Iran arrests more journalists over links with foreign media: Ministry

The Intelligence Ministry of Iran said that more journalists linked to foreign media have been arrested recently, Tehran Times daily reported Wednesday.

BBC apologises for child sex abuse report

The British Broadcasting Corporation has issued an apology for broadcasting a report against a former senior politician that turned out to be wrong.

‘BBC could face public inquiry over Savile’

Britain`s culture secretary says the government could order a full public inquiry into the BBC`s handling of the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.

`BBC must promote excellence, not vulgarity`

BBC Trust chairman Lord Patten warned against a "lowering of cultural standards" or an "acceptance of the shoddy or the vulgar".