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(...)

Screen grab taken from topgear.com of Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon. Photograph: PA

Oisin Tymon, the Irish producer at the centre of the Jeremy Clarkson controversy, has conducted himself “with dignity, restraint and balance”, his sol(...)

The BBC announced on Thursday it would provide one million ‘Micro Bit’ programmable devices to pupils starting year 7 in August and September. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The BBC will give away ‘Micro Bit’ computers to every child starting secondary school in the UK this year as part of a drive to improve technology (...)

A new Conservative Party  poster showing Labour leader Ed Miliband, Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond of the SNP and  Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams which claims together they will bring chaos to Britain. Image: Conservative Party/PA Wire.

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson, the Democratic Unionist Party leader, has condemned the BBC’s refusal to review its decision to exclud(...)

BBC director-general Tony Hall, in seeking targets for cutbacks, found it easy to justify the reinvention of BBC3 as a cheaper-to-run online-only service for a reason: younger viewers have different patterns of behaviour. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

The BBC’s decision to close BBC3 “as a broadcast or linear channel” is the most obvious signal yet that the life expectancy of the very concept(...)

The BBC is considering plans to axe one of its digital television channels as part of a plan to save £100 million a year. Executives at t(...)

BBC sports commentator David Coleman at Manchester United’s Old Trafford ground for the first division game with Sheffield United. The veteran broadcaster has died at the age of 87, the BBC has announced. Photograph: BBC/PA

David Coleman, a dominant voice of British television sport for almost four decades, has died at the age of 87, leaving a generation of football and a(...)

If you want to have heated debates about what exactly constitutes a “watercooler moment” in television viewing, and whether “shiny-floor” talent conte(...)

BBC director-general Tony Hall said the compay’s digital archive project ‘has wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers’ money’. Photograph: Clara Molden/PA Wire

The BBC has scrapped an ambitious attempt to create a digital production system and archive after admitting it had wasted almost £100 million ((...)

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall (left), leaves Preston Crown Court after it was announced he has admitted indecently assaulting 13 girls, the youngest aged nine. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The BBC is to hold a separate investigation into abuse carried out by the broadcaster Stuart Hall while working at the corporation, it has said(...)