BBC

BBC editor Kuenssberg gets bodyguard for Labour conference : report

The BBC’s political editor is attending the main opposition Labour Party’s annual conference with a bodyguard after being accused of bias for the …

Referendums

Three former news presenters of Doordarshan speak about their journey.

In the government-owned newsroom, there were several restrictions on presenters, yet they covered events from every part of the country.<p>A few months …

Journalism

Mel Brooks SLAMS Political Correctness: It Will Be The 'Death Of Comedy'

Speaking with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), comedy legend Mel Brooks said our current "stupidly politically correct" culture will be …

Entertainment

The virtual reality that turns you into a black woman

SETTINGS<p>OFF<p>HD<p>HQ<p>SD<p>LO<p>UP NEXTIntegrating refugees with a musical<p>PLAYLIST<p>The virtual reality that turns you into a black woman BBC News NOW …

Virtual Reality

UK lifeboat crew tests drones as search and rescue helpers

Drones are becoming an important part of the emergency services. Police are using them to search for missing people, while fire departments test them as a tool to survey dangerous sites. Until now, however, we haven't seen or heard about them being used by the coastguard. That all changes today, …

Drones

Student Satisfaction High at Northern Ireland Universities

<b>Student satisfaction is a major concern at higher education institutes around the world. Northern Ireland (NI) may have less to worry about than</b> …

Education

Scientists Discover 'Octlantis,' a Bustling Octopus City

Octopuses are insanely talented: They’ve been observed building forts, playing games, and even walking on dry land. But one area where the …

Wildlife

Avoiding the 'sugar rush': Inside the BBC's 'slow news' operation - Digiday

In the last eight months, BBC News has undergone a major “reprioritizing exercise” focused on creating what the organization now calls “slow news” …

Journalism

Want to Become a Billionaire? Study Engineering

If you want to get rich—really, <i>really</i> rich—chances are, you should get yourself an engineering degree. As <i>The Telegraph</i> reports, a new analysis from …

Wildlife

Local languages are driving the BBC’s expansion in Africa

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is looking to widen its footprint in Africa by delivering news to millions of Africans in their local languages.<p>Its latest move is the launch of three news websites in the Ethiopia and Eritrea. The services will deliver news in Amharic, Ethiopia’s official …

Africa

Like the BBC, W1A series three is easier to admire than to love - episode one review

"How about a BBC News forecast app? Like the weather forecast but with emojis. Each day, it’ll be, like, Italy: smiley face. Syria: droopy mouth. Russia: angry face.” Unfold your Brompton bike because <b>W1A</b> (BBC Two) was back for a third series of self-reflexive BBC satire and management …

TV

Train hit by explosion can carry a total of 865 passengers

The explosion on the London Underground occurred on an S-Stock train which can carry more than 800 passengers.<p>The S-Stock were the first Tube trains …

News (Ireland)

What’s the price of public broadcasting in Switzerland?

Parliament is continuing its debate of a people’s initiative which aims to scrap licence fees for the services of the public Swiss Broadcasting …

European News

To Save Australia's Ecosystem, Ecologists Say Eat Kangaroos

Australia is suffering from an overabundance of its most iconic animal, the kangaroo. Now officials are requesting people to use their stomachs to …

Ecology

Alleged bogus lawyer Brenda Wardle still not trial ready

The case against alleged fake lawyer, Brenda Wardle, was once again postponed in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court on Monday.<p>The so called …

News (South Africa)

BBC News gaffe leaves viewers in hysterics as presenter suffers "car crash opening" live on air

"This new BBC news presenter might not last the day..."<p>Few things bring glee to viewers quite like a live TV mishap or a cheeky slip of the …

TV

BBC news anchor has hilarious fail on live television

After recovering from their last on-air fail, the BBC has found itself at the centre of another live television gaffe during a weekend news …

Australian News

Watch This BBC News Anchor Hilariously Fail and Then Masterfully Recover on Live Television

Do as the Brits do: keep calm and carry on...<p>The English are known for their grace under pressure and despite a serious flub that's just what BBC …

Steve Coogan denies nearly getting punched by Richard Hammond at GQ Awards

Steve Coogan has denied claims that he and Top Gear’s Richard Hammond nearly came to blows this week at the GQ Men of the Year awards.<p>Kim and Kanye …

Steve Coogan

"I want to punch him": Richard Hammond in backstage bust-up with Steve Coogan at GQ awards

Richard Hammond almost came to blows with rival Steve Coogan at this week’s GQ Men of the Year awards – telling pals he wanted<br>to “punch” the Alan …

Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan denies nearly having a confrontation with The Grand Tour's Richard Hammond at the GQ Awards

"The article is made up."<p>Steve Coogan has denied reports that he and <i>The Grand Tour</i> presenter Richard Hammond were involved in a near-confrontation at …

Steve Coogan

The Grand Tour's Richard Hammond asked to become one thing he hates after vicious crash

"I'm a 47-year-old man – I can't be doing that."<p>Richard Hammond has revealed that in the wake of his horrific Swiss car crash, he's been asked to do …

Sport (UK)

Richard Hammond Reveals Accident Has Left Him Unable To Run For 18 Months

The 'Grand Tour' host has admitted he's concerned about his fitness.<p>Richard Hammond has spoken about the long-term effects of his recent accident, …

Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond ‘banned from exercising for 18 months’ by doctors after supercar crash

Richard Hammond says he can’t exercise for 18 months on doctor’s orders.<p>Coleen Rooney ignores marriage troubles to mark son Kai's first day back at …

Richard Hammond

Sinister plot to back Dlamini-Zuma unfolds

Welcome to the dirty war. Welcome to the age of untruths, half-truths, fake news, manufactured scandal, smear, slander and outright lies.<p>Welcome to …

News (South Africa)

Immigration into the Bosom of America - Los Angeles Review of Books

<i>This is one of two pieces on the question of immigration out today. To the read the other piece, click here.</i><p>¤<p>IN <i>A Nation of Nations:</i> <i>A Great American</i> …

Immigration

A Canadian University Just Lost $10M In an Email Phishing Scam

A Canadian university has unintentionally lost nearly $10 million after falling prey to an online phishing scam.<p>Officials at MacEwan University in …

World News

Lorries towed away after fatal M1 crash – video

BBC News footage shows two lorries being towed away from the M1 motorway near Newport Pagnell on Saturday. The crash killed eight people travelling in a minibus. The drivers of the lorries were arrested at the scene<p>Video footage courtesy of BBC News<br>• Eight people killed in M1 motorway crash

Media experts from CNN, BBC News and Channel 4 debate how to purge 'cancerous' fake news at Edinburgh TV Fest

'Fake news' is a term thrown around by many, including the sitting president of the United States of America. It is used as an offensive weapon to …

Journalism

Alleged bogus legal expert Brenda Wardle back in court

An alleged fake lawyer, who regularly provided legal analysis to news organisations for years, is expected to appear in the Port Elizabeth Commercial …

News (South Africa)