Jeremy Clarkson leaving his home in London before the announcement that he was being fired from his Top Gear job on the BBBC. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Police are investigating threats to kill BBC director-general Tony Hall, reportedly linked to his decision to axe Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. (...)

Clarkson’s fate was sealed, according to BBC sources, after the corporation’s head of television, Danny Cohen, finally lost patience with the presenter following a series of controversies. Photograph: EPA 0:54

A BBC internal report has said broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson did not dispute he had launched “an unprovoked physical and verbal attack” on Irish man Ois(...)

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that the time may have come for him to leave Top Gear, likening himself to a dinosaur that nature had made a mistake in inventing. Photograph:  Paul Gilham/Getty Images.

Jeremy Clarkson has hinted that the time may have come for him to leave Top Gear, likening himself to a dinosaur that nature had made a mistake in inv(...)

The UK Ordnance Survey offer custom maps centred on a postcode, place or grid reference number. Photograph: Francis Bradley

Arriving at the north Yorkshire cottage we visit twice a year, we found something unexpected on the kitchen table – a British ordnance survey map of t(...)

Ruler Of The World in fine form ahead of Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Joseph O’Brien is confident Ruler Of The World can maintain his unbeaten record and hand father Aidan a remarkable 11th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on(...)

David Cameron: likely to come under pressure at today’s G8 Summit over 
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 newspaper revelations about British spying activities four years ago. Photograph:   Suzanne Plunkett

British prime minister David Cameron will face embarrassing questions on the opening day of the G8 summit today after reports that British spies inter(...)

Jimmy Tarbuck who has reportedly been arrested in connection with a historic child sex abuse allegation. Photograph: Getty

Veteran comedian Jimmy Tarbuck has been arrested in connection with a historic child sex abuse allegation, sources said. Mr Tarbuck (73),(...)