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Shows on iPlayer will now be available for 30 days instead of seven

BBC extends iPlayer catch-up time from 7 to 30 days

Peaky Blinders and The Fall are expected to be in high demand on the service

Stinson Hunter is an unemployed former drug addict who has served a long jail sentence for arson

The paedophile hunter: Vigilante's success adds to pressure for greater police resources in child sex crackdown

But officers on force where his 'decoy house' is based express concern about his methods

The News of the World published its final edition on 10 July 2011, after 168 years in print

Trinity Mirror 'could face hundreds of claims' from phone hacking victims

Newspaper publisher has admitted some journalists engaged in the practice

Alan Bennett has criticised the “repellent” reality shows which dominate our screens

Alan Bennett attacks 'repellent' reality TV shows - from Big Brother to The Big Allotment Challenge

Playwright does enjoy the work of spiky comedian Stewart Lee, he tells Radio Times

The John Peel Lecture has previously been given by Pete Townshend of The Who, Billy Bragg and Charlotte Church

Iggy Pop signs on to give tenth anniversary John Peel lecture

Godfather of punk to talk on free music in a capitalist society

Members of the Ukrainian national guard stand at a checkpoint nearby the town of Slavyanoserbsk, in Luhansk region

Ukraine crisis: BBC issues Russia with 'formal complaint' after news team is beaten up on eastern Ukraine border

The corporation says the attack was 'clearly part of a co-ordinated attempt to stop accredited news journalists reporting a legitimate news story'

Both BBC1 and ITV have settled on the title Scotland Decides for continuous coverage and analysis

Scotland independence TV coverage: How to watch what the Scots are seeing

Your guide to tomorrow's coverage

The programme sees four specialists creating what they believe are three perfect couples, based on scientific matchmaking. The couples will not meet until they walk down the aisle together

Scared at first sight: UK wedding show is jilted

UK edition of hit show 'Married at First Sight' forced to recast twice after wave of drop-outs

Nicola Sturgeon urged Yes supporters to channel their energies into “not protesting against something but campaigning for something”

Scottish independence: Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon split on Yes supporters' 'BBC bias' protest

SNP leadership divided on Sunday's demonstration

Benedict Barboza, second from left, the husband of Jacintha Saldanha, their children Lisha and Junal, right, and Keith Vaz MP, centre, arrive for the inquest

Jacintha Saldanha inquest: Australian radio station donates $500,000 to family of nurse who killed herself after royal prank call

Southern Cross Austereo expressed its 'deepest sympathy' to Mrs Saldanha’s relatives

Melanie Greig wept as she said she was “truly sorry” for her role in the tragedy

Jacintha Saldanha inquest: Australian prank call DJ Melanie Greig apologises to nurse's family

She said: "This tragedy will always stay with me"

The most entertaining feature of the BBC’s Big Big Debate was the scathing commentary provided by thousands of increasingly bored school pupils

Scottish independence: Bored teenagers at BBC's Big Big Debate take to Twitter mostly to complain - or look for boyfriends

It was supposed to be a triumph of youth engagement in politics: a debate on Scotland’s independence referendum giving 8,000 teenagers the chance to grill key members of the Yes and No campaigns.

Journalists hit out at 'draconian' new MoD laws on reporting links to media

Journalists have reacted with anger to “draconian” new Ministry of Defence rules which demand that members of the armed forces must report any social contact they have with people who work in the media.

British Museum and Radio 4 plan major new exhibition on German history

Brits need to understand the impact on the German psyche of its people being the victims of “the biggest forced migration in Europe’s history”, according to the Director of the British Museum Neil MacGregor.

Rupert Murdoch on 'unemployed' editor Piers Morgan: 'Once talented, he's now safe to ignore'

Not content with one set of headlines over those Page 3 tweets, the media mogul went after everyone’s favourite troll baiter

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Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... for the fourth time

Mullah Omar, creator of the Taliban, is dead... again

I was once told that intelligence services declare their enemies dead to provoke them into popping up their heads and revealing their location, says Robert Fisk
Margaret Attwood on climate change: 'Time is running out for our fragile, Goldilocks planet'

Margaret Attwood on climate change

The author looks back on what she wrote about oil in 2009, and reflects on how the conversation has changed in a mere six years
New Dr Seuss manuscript discovered: What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale this week

New Dr Seuss manuscript discovered

What Pet Should I Get? goes on sale this week
Oculus Rift and the lonely cartoon hedgehog who could become the first ever virtual reality movie star

The cartoon hedgehog leading the way into a whole new reality

Virtual reality is the 'next chapter' of entertainment. Tim Walker gives it a try
Ants have unique ability to switch between individual and collective action, says study

Secrets of ants' teamwork revealed

The insects have an almost unique ability to switch between individual and collective action
Donovan interview: The singer is releasing a greatest hits album to mark his 50th year in folk

Donovan marks his 50th year in folk

The singer tells Nick Duerden about receiving death threats, why the world is 'mentally ill', and how he can write a song about anything, from ecology to crumpets
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Simulator recreates thrill of F1 circuit

Rory Buckeridge gets behind the wheel and explains how it works
Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation' over plans to overhaul reverse-chronological timeline

Twitter accused of 'Facebookisation'

Facebook exasperates its users by deciding which posts they can and can’t see. So why has Twitter announced plans to do the same?
Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag - but what else could the fashion house call it?

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename bag

The star was shocked by a Peta investigation into the exotic skins trade
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Whatever the weather: 10 best waterproof mascaras

We found lash-enhancing beauties that won’t budge no matter what you throw at them
Diego Costa biography: Chelsea striker's route to the top - from those who shared his journey

Diego Costa: I go to war. You come with me...

Chelsea's rampaging striker had to fight his way from a poor city in Brazil to life at the top of the Premier League. A new book speaks to those who shared his journey
Ashes 2015: England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

England show the mettle to strike back hard in third Test

The biggest problem facing them in Birmingham was the recovery of the zeitgeist that drained so quickly under the weight of Australian runs at Lord's, says Kevin Garside
Women's Open 2015: Charley Hull - 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

Charley Hull: 'I know I'm a good golfer but I'm also just a person'

British teen keeps her feet on ground ahead of Women's Open
Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkey's conflict with Kurdish guerrillas in Iraq can benefit Isis in Syria

Turkish President Erdogan could benefit politically from the targeting of the PKK, says Patrick Cockburn
Yvette Cooper: Our choice is years of Tory rule under Jeremy Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Our choice is years of Tory rule under Corbyn or a return to a Labour government

Yvette Cooper urged Labour members to 'get serious' about the next general election rather than become 'a protest movement'