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Deborah James: tireless cancer campaigner honoured with damehood
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Deborah James: tireless cancer campaigner honoured with damehood

Award comes days after podcast host revealed she stopped active treatment
13 May 2022
Alternatives to the BBC licence fee
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Alternatives to the BBC licence fee

Government signals end to ‘outdated’ model in broadcasting white paper
29 Apr 2022
Who is the BBC’s new political editor?
New BBC political editor Chris Mason
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Who is the BBC’s new political editor?

Any Questions? host Chris Mason appointed as successor to Laura Kuenssberg
13 Apr 2022
‘The West can learn lessons about Putin from Syria’
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‘The West can learn lessons about Putin from Syria’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
24 Feb 2022
This Is Going to Hurt reviews: can TV series follow the book’s success?
Ben Whishaw stars in the new BBC show
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This Is Going to Hurt reviews: can TV series follow the book’s success?

BBC show adapts the hit memoir of junior doctor Adam Kay
8 Feb 2022
BBC licence fee: the pros and cons
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BBC licence fee: the pros and cons

Culture secretary signals that national broadcaster will have new funding model from 2027
17 Jan 2022
The BBC’s battle to retain top talent
Andrew Marr waves outside BBC building
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The BBC’s battle to retain top talent

Andrew Marr exits as broadcaster launches ‘major reshuffle’ of remaining senior presenters
20 Dec 2021

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Five revelations from the BBC’s Princes and the Press that sparked a royal feud
Harry and William
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Five revelations from the BBC’s Princes and the Press that sparked a royal feud

Royals furious about two-part documentary that shines light on inner workings of the households
29 Nov 2021
‘Taiwan is right to fear Chinese aggression’
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‘Taiwan is right to fear Chinese aggression’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
19 Nov 2021
Operation London Bridge: what happens when the Queen dies?
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) sits with Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh as she delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westm
In Depth

Operation London Bridge: what happens when the Queen dies?

The monarch missed yesterday’s Cenotaph ceremony for first time in 22 years
15 Nov 2021
Why the BBC is bracing for another hiring row with No. 10
BBC Broadcasting House
Behind the scenes

Why the BBC is bracing for another hiring row with No. 10

Resignation of powerful director of news expected to trigger further political fallout
9 Sep 2021
The government’s ‘escalation in hostilities’ against the BBC
BBC Broadcasting House
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The government’s ‘escalation in hostilities’ against the BBC

Ministers reject plea for cost of licence fee to keep up with inflation
31 Aug 2021
‘Afghan refugees have no choice – but Britain does’
Kabul airport
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‘Afghan refugees have no choice – but Britain does’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
18 Aug 2021
Anti-vaxxers storm BBC HQ - but get wrong building
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Anti-vaxxers storm BBC HQ - but get wrong building

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Aug 2021
Robbie Gibb vs. Jess Brammar: inside the BBC hiring row
Robbie Gibb
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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’
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‘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
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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
What is in the Royal Family film they don’t want you to see?
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
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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’
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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
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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
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Quiz of The Week: 29 August - 4 September

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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
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BBC Newsnight editor accused of ‘off the scale’ bias

Policy editor Lewis Goodall attacked for article on the exam grading mayhem
21 Aug 2020
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