British prime minister David Cameron has said new legislation being introduced by his government will include powers to put non-violent extremists who radicalise young people “out of action”.  Photograph: Paul Ellis/PA Wire.

British prime minister David Cameron has said new legislation being introduced by his government will include powers to put non-violent extremists who(...)

Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez.  Mr Clegg announced his resignation as leader of the Liberal Democrats after a dismal election performance. Photographer: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

Election enthusiasts and social media users had barely settled into their seats on Thursday night when the arrival of exit poll projections dashed (...)

Jeremy Clarkson at Stamford Bridge before a recent Chelsea match. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

Jeremy Clarkson was not being racist when he used the word “pikey” on Top Gear, the BBC Trust has ruled, in a decision which has sparked condemnation (...)

The BBC’s decision to pull Top Gear from the TV schedule following Jeremy Clarkson’s suspension has prompted more than 100 viewers to complain to Britain’s media regulator. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire.

The BBC’s decision to pull Top Gear from the TV schedule has prompted more than 100 viewers to complain to Britain’s media regulator.The BBC took th(...)

Blast 106: refusal of licence  extension would be disproportionately unfair result, appeal court rules.

A Belfast-based student radio station has won a legal battle over its right to continue broadcasting. UK communications watchdog Ofcom went to the cou(...)

A Traveller bride featured in Channel 4’s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. Photograph: Kieran Clancy

The British broadcasting regulator “dealt meticulously” with complaints from Irish travellers about Channel 4’s My Big, Fat Gypsy Wedding before it re(...)

An EE logo on a shop in central London: BT had spent the last few weeks in exclusive talks with the owners of EE, Orange and Deutsche Telekom, about a deal. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

BT has finalised a deal to buy mobile operator EE for £12.5 billion (€16.67bn) and now faces a contested approval process to seal its status as Britai(...)

Prime Minister David Cameron says he will only participate in TV election debates if the Greens and perhaps the Scottish National Party are invited to participate. –  Photo.  PA Wire

Unlike us, the British know when their next election is going to be. The lifetime of each Westminster parliament is now fixed by statute and the elect(...)

Networks EE, owned by Orange and Deutsche Telekom , Telefonica’s O2, Vodafone and Hutchison’s Three will extend guaranteed voice and text coverage to 90 percent of the country by 2017

Britain’s mobile phone network operators have agreed to spend £5 billion improving basic service coverage in rural areas where consumers cannot get a(...)

1,357,400 – the average audience for The Late Late Toy Show in November.  Photograph: Alan Betson

1,357,400Average audience for The Late Late Toy Show in November. Although the number of viewers was down slightly on last year, it was once again the(...)