BBC

'The Grand Tour' search for a new driver continues

This time, Hammond says, let's try a stunt driver<p>The string of teaser videos for the upcoming season of Amazon Prime's "The Grand Tour" continues today with the ongoing search for a driver to replace "The American." Richard Hammond, who could probably use one of these himself, has suggested a stunt …

Autos

How vertical video is driving the BBC’s mobile traffic

The BBC has been creating vertical video for the last year. Now, it has proof its efforts are paying off.<p>The broadcaster introduced a “videos of the …

Digital Media

Vision for driving

The AOP's <i>Don’t swerve a sight test</i> campaign achieved 159 broadcast hits, reaching over 111 million listeners when it launched on 14 November.<p>The BBC …

Optometry

Alleged bogus legal analyst back in Eastern Cape court

Alleged bogus legal analyst Brenda Wardle who is charged with fraud, is expected to appear in the Motherwell Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.<p>A …

News (South Africa)

Watch a Stunt Driver Audition for The Grand Tour

In usual Grand Tour fashion, things didn't exactly go as planned.<p>The Grand Tour/YouTube<p>After pulling the plug on The American for Season 2 of <i>The</i> …

Mark Webber

Why Do We Call TV Watchers ‘Viewers’?

It all goes back to a quirky BBC subcommittee working in the 1930s to change the English language<p>Comment on this Story

TV

Official Trailer And Release Date For The Grand Tour Season 2

Amazon has officially unveiled the trailer for the upcoming season 2 for The Grand Tour, including the date it airs.

Richard Hammond

Jehovah’s Witnesses deny sexual abuse within church was covered up

Alleged victims have claimed the church told them to keep quiet, with one saying she was told reporting it would “bring reproach on Jehovah”.<p>The BBC …

Faith

Welsh MP paid thousands to appear on 'Russian propaganda' channel

A Welsh MP has defended being paid £750 an hour to appear on a TV channel described by the US government as Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s …

News (Wales)

UK cameraman dies filming BBC / Netflix drama

A British cameraman has died in Ghana while shooting a stunt sequence for an upcoming BBC / Netflix drama, <b>The Forgiving Earth</b>.<p>Mark Milsome, 54, whose …

TV (Australia)

Grand Tour interview: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May on overcoming disaster and ill-health

Richard Hammond

The Grand Tour season 2 teaser clip sees the gang auditioning for a new Stig

And most of them have no clue who the celeb driver is.<p><i>The Grand Tour</i> season two is almost upon us, and the folks at Amazon have gone and gotten us …

Mark Webber

Iran Confirms Britain Will Pay £450 Mn over Canceled Arms Deal

Britain will pay Iran an outstanding debt of more than £400 million, announced Tehran’s ambassador to the UK.<p>“Britain is to pay Iran £450 million as …

Iran

Jeremy Clarkson discusses the making of The Grand Tour season 2

And address the fact all the hosts ended up in hospital at some point.<p>Jeremy Clarkson has given <i>The Grand Tour</i> viewers an insight into upcoming season …

Jeremy Clarkson

British politicians paid handsomely to appear on 'Russian propaganda' TV network

At least 10 MPs have been paid up to £1,000 an hour for appearances.<p>A number of prominent British MPs have defended receiving hefty pay checks for …

Alex Salmond

The Grand Tour season 2 release date, trailer and what to expect

<b>The long awaited second series of The Grand Tour will be coming to our screens in the next few weeks.</b><p>There was much anticipation for season one after …

Richard Hammond

North Korean defector had "enormous number" of parasites

The largest worm that was removed from the patient's small intestine was 11 inches long

South Korea

Jeremy Clarkson teases fans with big changes for The Grand Tour season 2 in hysterical trailer

Clarkson and co are back with a whole lot of drama for the second series.<p>The Grand Tour is coming back for round two, with the newly released trailer …

Jeremy Clarkson

'Newsnight trolling the Sun over its BBC story is the best way to end the week'

The BBC – and many of its staff – have already had their say over that Sun front page about literally several staff having a kip during their …

British Humour

Up to 75,000 benefit claimants may have been underpaid for years

<b>Up to 75,000 disability and sickness benefit claimants may have been underpaid and it could cost up to £500 million to correct the error.</b><p>Homeless man …

BBC journalists hit back at The Sun exposé of staff sleeping at work... as Newsnight trolls the newspaper

ES News Email<p>Scores of BBC journalists have hit back at a Sun front page accusing night shifters of sleeping on the job.<p>Top presenters and …

Northern Ireland firms working in 'atmosphere of uncertainty', warns business leader

Brexit

Can 24-hour TV news channels keep up with Facebook and Twitter?

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Sun newspaper will never resist the opportunity to run an anti BBC story, no matter how frivolous.<p>And …

Journalism

'The Grand Tour' will replace 'Celebrity Brain Crash' with ... something

Will the Halfa Romeo make it into the show with celebs behind the wheel?<p>When the first episode of season two of "The Grand Tour" airs on Amazon Prime, it won't include "Celebrity Brain Crash," the segment from season one in which a famous person dies while attempting to visit the big green tent in …

Autos

The BBC burns The Sun after its sleeping journalists splash

“Even with our eyes closed, it’s good to know the public trusts BBC News more than The Sun.”<p>You may have woken up to the SHOCK news this morning – …

Journalism

TV Ratings Nov 16: Good Doctor saves a leg, makes Seven's Thursdays better too

Share Email Comments<p><b>• Good Doctor saves a leg, makes Seven’s Thursdays better too</b> <b><br>• Nine News and A Current Affair Nine’s best on quiet night</b> <b><br>•</b> …

TV

BBC quotes apparent parody Twitter account in Zimbabwe coverage

The account @zanu_pf was cited by Today programme and referred to as official by BBC World, for which it apologised<p>The BBC and other news organisations have quoted an apparent parody Twitter account in their reporting of the military takeover in Zimbabwe.<p>BBC Radio 4’s Today programme referred to …

Africa

BBC to publish details of viewers' complaints under new Ofcom rules

Corporation will have to reveal number of complaints it gets a fortnight and which programmes had more than 100 complaints after watchdog intervenes<p>The BBC is to publish detailed information about the complaints it receives from viewers after Ofcom, the media regulator, demanded that the …

Kit Harington

U.S. quietly let hundreds of ISIS fighters flee Raqqa

BBC reports the U.S. and British-led coalition knew about the deal and monitored the exodus of 250 fighters with 3,500 family members

Islamic State (ISIS)

UK teacher faces disciplinary action for misidentifying transgender student

A teacher in England who misidentified a transgender student earlier this month is facing disciplinary action.<p>“Well done girls,” Joshua Sutcliffe said on Nov. 2 when he addressed a group of students that included a transgender girl who identifies as a boy, BBC News reported.<p>What’s the …

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