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BBC director-general Tony Hall, who announced earlier in January that he is leaving the role. Photograph: Ben Stansall / AFP

Which much-scrutinised public service broadcaster was this said about? “People want it to be smaller, but they also want to keep the bits they like.” (...)

Jonathan Miller: ‘one of the most important figures in British theatre and opera of the past half-century’. Photograph: Graham Stark/Hulton/Getty

Jonathan Miller, the English writer, theatre and opera director, and member of the Beyond the Fringe comedy team, has died at the age of 85. The Camb(...)

A scene from BBC’s “Blue Planet”. The merged wildlife streaming service will be owned by Discovery, with the BBC licensing its entire library of natural history programming, including those presented by David Attenborough

The BBC and Discovery, the US media group, have struck a deal to pool their vast natural history and wildlife programming libraries in a new global su(...)

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(...)

‘Ambitious’ campaign: EBU director-general Noel Curran. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Public service broadcasters across Europe have come together for a new campaign to promote the positive impact of public media at a time of political (...)

Front Row on TV: Nikki Bedi, Giles Coren and Amol Rajan. Photograph: BBC

Do you find the theatre stressful? Do you resent having to wait for the interval? Does the 7.30pm curtain interfere with your children’s bathtime? Is (...)

Six-One: Bryan Dobson and Sharon Ní Bheoláin present the RTÉ  news bulletin, but, in a pattern that repeats itself across the Irish media, Dobson is paid significantly more

In the immediate reaction to the BBC’s depressing and brand-damaging gender pay gap, a message from the Woman’s Hour presenter Jane Garvey to her empl(...)

The original ‘Tomorrow’s World’ ran on BBC1 for almost 40 years.

The BBC has revived Tomorrow’s World, its science and technology television series, as a name for a wide range of new programmes in partnership with o(...)

Sir Christopher Bland: he was born in Japan, where his father was working for Shell. Photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

Sir Christopher Bland, who has died aged 78, chaired the BBC for five years and spearheaded the revival of BT in the early 2000s, in what were the two(...)

Ronnie Corbett: comedian was most cherished for his partnership with Ronnie Barker in the BBC sketch show The Two Ronnies. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters

Friends and fans of Ronnie Corbett, the diminutive titan of British comedy, have said “goodnight” to the star for the last time after his death at the(...)

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