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Fiona Bruce flies a Spitfire over Kent in a Pathé newsreel from the future. Or maybe it’s just the Antiques Roadshow. Photograph: BBC

Fiona Bruce is in a Spitfire flying over the weald of Kent. If you’re English you’ve definitely had that vision, the stirrings of a collective nationa(...)

BBC presenter Gary Lineker has attracted the ire of rightwing media outlets for tweeting criticism of the UK government and Brexit. File photograph: Getty Images

Gary Lineker has taken a 25 per cent pay cut to remain as host of Match of the Day for the next five years, along with an agreement to be more careful(...)

Boris Johnson during the BBC Question Time leaders’ special in Sheffield.  46 complaints were received about an edited clip of Johnson shown on a later news bulletin. Photograph: Jeff Overs/PA Wire

The BBC has admitted it made a “mistake” following accusations that a clip from the political debate programme Question Time was cut in a way which ed(...)

Carly, 16, from Dundalk on The Quinn Family Farm in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim.  Photograph: RTÉ

Finally, the Stickies at RTÉ have recognised that large urban settlements have been a terrible mistake for the Irish people and are sending townie tee(...)

Vanessa Feltz: ‘What’s so noticeable about me? I honestly don’t get it. I just can’t see it.’ Photograph: Getty Images

It’s 7.15am and Vanessa Feltz is talking. Of course she’s talking. Feltz is always talking. She’s on the radio, challenging the deputy leader of South(...)

BBC correspondent Orla Guerin, in Bajaur, part of Pakistan’s troubled tribal belt. What kind of system rewards a news presenter such as  Huw Edwards with vast sums but not correspondents such as Guerin or Lyse Doucet, who put their actual bodies on the line?

A bunch of highly paid women complaining about men being paid even more, innit. You might imagine the BBC gender gap row would be a tough sell in an i(...)

Germaine Greer: some students at Cardiff University launched a petition to stop the feminist academic speaking because of her allegedly transphobic views. Photograph: Newspix/Rex

Nick Pell’s glossary of alt-right terms presents the movement as smug, prejudiced and completely unattractive. If his article happens to be any Irish (...)

Outside the foreign pages of newspapers the horrors of the refugee crisis have quietly slipped off the prime-time end of the news cycle. The global ou(...)

The Andy Warhol Authentication Board was widely criticised for its closed-door policy

It has to be everyone’s favourite moment in Antiques Roadshow: the bit where the hopeful punter standing beside their vase/bureau/carriage clock, tri(...)

Emily Watson in A Song for Jenny: her performance is intense and unaffected, a vanity-free snot-crying tour de force

The endless cups of tea, the claustrophobia of family sitting rooms, the quiet waiting punctuated by someone saying the wrong thing: all the recogn(...)

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