John Humphrys

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Peter Benson from Naas and Sinéad Walsh from Kill   protesting outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

As Brexit lumbers on, more and more people have taken to gathering outside parliament in London to make their voices heard on the issue. Ev(...)

EasyJet chief executive Johan Lundgren, who is to take a salary cut to demonstrate his 'personal commitment' to equal pay. Photograph: EasyJet/PA Wire

Business leaders do some unexpected things from time to time. T-Mobile US boss John Legere once paid $21,800 on eBay for the right to put a temporary (...)

BBC presenter Jeremy Vine pictured leaving Broadcasting House. He is one of a group of senior male employees to take a pay cut.

Some of the highest paid male BBC journalists have agreed to pay cuts, the broadcaster said on Friday*, following revelations that its top male news r(...)

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(...)

Chris Evans tops the list of BBC salaries

The BBC has published the names of its 96 top presenters who are paid more than £150,000 a year, shining an uncomfortable light on the broadcaster’s p(...)

Johanna Konta: “I’m a British citizen, and I’m incredibly proud to represent Great Britain.” Photograph: PA Photo

BBC presenter John Humphrys has been criticised for questioning whether or not tennis player Johanna Konta – a Team GB Olympic athlete and UK citizen (...)

Inhabitants of the Welsh mining village of Aberfan attend the mass funeral for 81 of the 190 children and adults who perished when a landslide engulfed the junior school on October 21st, 1966. Photograph: George Freston/Getty Images

October 21st, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster. At 9.15am on that day in 1966, just as Pantglas junior school was beginning it(...)

Mr Humphrys  said he was astounded to see how quickly Ireland had bounced back from the economic downturn

Irish concerns over a possible “Brexit” have not had a big impact on the debate in Britain, according to veteran BBC journalist John Humphrys. Speak(...)

Texters were “vandals who are doing to our language what Genghis Khan did to his neighbours 800 years ago: they are destroying it”. Well, maybe not.  Photograph: Getty Images

There’s a song called My KZ, Ur BF by the band Everything Everything, and I love everything about it, not least because it illustrates how text messag(...)