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Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row
Robbie Gibb
Behind the scenes

Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row

Jacob Rees-Mogg joins the dispute that is testing the broadcaster’s independence
14 Jul 2021
Together: ‘an absolute wonder’
James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan in Together
In Review

Together: ‘an absolute wonder’

Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy give it ‘their understated all’ in BBC2’s feature-length drama
25 Jun 2021
Eight TV shows to watch out for this summer
A still from Nine Perfect Strangers starring Nicole Kidman
In Depth

Eight TV shows to watch out for this summer

We can’t go on holiday and the weather is bleak - but at least we have some great telly to look forward to
22 Jun 2021
‘The Bashir report shows the BBC needs a complete cleaning of the stables’
Princess Diana pictured in 1995
Instant Opinion

‘The Bashir report shows the BBC needs a complete cleaning of the stables’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
21 May 2021
Princes blast ‘culture of exploitation’ after BBC Bashir report
Prince William during a visit to a mental health charity in Wolverhampton
The latest on . . .

Princes blast ‘culture of exploitation’ after BBC Bashir report

Panorama interview contributed to our mother’s ‘fear and paranoia’, says Duke of Cambridge
21 May 2021
‘Deceived and induced’: inquiry reveals how Martin Bashir landed Princess Diana interview
Princess Diana
Behind the scenes

‘Deceived and induced’: inquiry reveals how Martin Bashir landed Princess Diana interview

BBC said to be facing its ‘phone hacking moment’ as Dyson report is published
20 May 2021
Why is the BBC moving journalists out of London?
BBC Broadcasting House
Behind the scenes

Why is the BBC moving journalists out of London?

Broadcaster planning to relocate 400 roles to cities around the UK
19 Mar 2021

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What is in the Royal Family film they don’t want you to see?
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Why we’re talking about . . .

What is in the Royal Family film they don’t want you to see?

YouTube removes fly-on-the-wall documentary that has been ‘banned’ for 50 years
29 Jan 2021
BBC to investigate Princess Diana 1995 tell-all interview
Martin Bashir
In Brief

BBC to investigate Princess Diana 1995 tell-all interview

Martin Bashir accused of using faked bank statements to secure the Panorama chat
4 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: the most important election of a lifetime
Donald Trump makes a campaign stop in Miami, Florida.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: the most important election of a lifetime

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 2 November
2 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: the BBC cannot police ‘virtue-signalling’
Staff entering BBC Broadcasting House in London.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: the BBC cannot police ‘virtue-signalling’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 30 October
30 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Donald Trump ‘sealed his fate with women’
Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally at Phoenix Goodyear Airport
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Donald Trump ‘sealed his fate with women’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 29 October
29 Oct 2020
Comic Relief to end ‘white saviour’ trips to Africa
Stacey Dooley was pictured holding a child during a Comic Relief trip to Africa
In Brief

Comic Relief to end ‘white saviour’ trips to Africa

Charity’s appeal videos described by critics as ‘poverty porn’ and ‘devoid of dignity’
28 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: secret Covid contracts causing UK ‘misery’
Special advisor Dominic Cummings and government advisor Cleo Watson arrive at 10 Downing Street
In Depth

Instant Opinion: secret Covid contracts causing UK ‘misery’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 21 October
21 Oct 2020
Why everyone’s talking about Alex Scott and QoS
Ex-Arsenal Ladies and England footballer Alex Scott is a pundit for BBC Sport and Sky Sports
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about Alex Scott and QoS

Scott is being ‘lined up’ to replace Sue Barker as host of the BBC’s sports quiz show
17 Sep 2020
New BBC chief warns ‘partisan’ staff of Twitter crackdown
BBC
In Brief

New BBC chief warns ‘partisan’ staff of Twitter crackdown

Director-general Tim Davie says ‘campaigners’ not welcome at the corporation
4 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 29 August - 4 September
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Quiz of The Week: 29 August - 4 September

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
4 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: who is ‘the best PM we never had’?
Jeremy Corbyn
In Depth

Instant Opinion: who is ‘the best PM we never had’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 2 September
2 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: there is ‘only one solution’ for the BBC
BBC
In Depth

Instant Opinion: there is ‘only one solution’ for the BBC

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 1 September
1 Sep 2020
BBC Newsnight editor accused of ‘off the scale’ bias
Lewis Goodall
In Brief

BBC Newsnight editor accused of ‘off the scale’ bias

Policy editor Lewis Goodall attacked for article on the exam grading mayhem
21 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Brexit has left Britain ‘friendless’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Brexit has left Britain ‘friendless’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 15 July
15 Jul 2020
TV licence: what are the pros and cons?
BBC
In Depth

TV licence: what are the pros and cons?

As streaming increases and enforcement declines fewer people are paying up
11 May 2020
What’s on this weekend? From Midsommar to Macbeth
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In Review

What’s on this weekend? From Midsommar to Macbeth

Your guide to what’s worth seeing and reading this weekend
24 Apr 2020
Most watched TV broadcasts: PM’s address makes top ten
Boris Johnson address
In Brief

Most watched TV broadcasts: PM’s address makes top ten

Televised speech to nation racked up more than 27 million viewers, making it the eighth most watched broadcast in UK history
25 Mar 2020
Taking Control: The Dominic Cummings Story - the reviews
Dominic Cummings
In Depth

Taking Control: The Dominic Cummings Story - the reviews

BBC documentary makes claim of violent bust-up but critics aren’t impressed
19 Mar 2020
What is Rupert Murdoch’s Times Radio?
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In Brief

What is Rupert Murdoch’s Times Radio?

BBC veteran John Pienaar joins the new station as poaching rumours grow
18 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: UK ‘quietly retreating from world stage’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: UK ‘quietly retreating from world stage’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 17 February
17 Feb 2020
Instant Opinion: BBC in trouble ‘because UK TV is now bad'
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: BBC in trouble ‘because UK TV is now bad'

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 10 February
10 Feb 2020
BBC licence fee to increase by £3 from April
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In Brief

BBC licence fee to increase by £3 from April

Announcement follows calls for the fee to be made voluntary
4 Feb 2020
Why the BBC is cutting 450 jobs
BBC
In Depth

Why the BBC is cutting 450 jobs

The corporation is trying to modernise and streamline to better fit the digital age
30 Jan 2020
Who will replace Tony Hall at the BBC?
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In Brief

Who will replace Tony Hall at the BBC?

James Purnell current favourite but many feel it’s time for first female director general
21 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: Iran crisis ‘shows West no longer exists’
G7 summit Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Iran crisis ‘shows West no longer exists’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 13 January
13 Jan 2020
What’s on this weekend? From The Gentleman to Gypsy
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In Review

What’s on this weekend? From The Gentleman to Gypsy

Your guide to what’s worth seeing and reading this weekend
3 Jan 2020
Was BBC biased against Corbyn during the election campaign?
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In Brief

Was BBC biased against Corbyn during the election campaign?

Shadow transport secretary says Labour leader was ‘demonised and vilified’ by broadcasters
17 Dec 2019
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