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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

Police have defended allowing the media to attend a raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home

Cliff Richard sex allegations: BBC defends coverage of raid on singer's home 'We should start from the principle, why wouldn't we?'

Fran Unsworth, the Deputy Director of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, spoke to an audience at the Royal Television Society on Tuesday

Rona Fairhead outlined her vision to MPs

New BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead will keep working for HSBC and Pepsi

Ms Fairhead is the first female chair of the Trust

Newsnight editor Ian Katz: Jeremy Paxman-style political interviews are old hat

New host Evan Davis has a less hostile approach to interviewing

Nigel Farage and Rupert Murdoch met last week while the Ukip leader was in the US

Nigel Farage earns the Rupert Murdoch seal of approval in impromptu Manhattan meeting

Rupert Murdoch’s long history of calculated meddling in British politics has taken a new turn with the media baron calling a snap meeting with Nigel Farage in Manhattan.

A piece of cake: 'Mary Berry Cooks'

Great British Bake Off Presenter Mary Berry would 'love' her children to 'give her a pill' and euthanase her if she became a burden

'I have no remaining ambitions,' the 79-year-old presenter said of her life. 'I want to continue to be a good granny and a good wife.'

Jeremy Paxman has said satirical comedy could be the solution to a widespread public disengagement from mainstream politics

Jeremy Paxman: Britain needs a new 'Spitting Image' to restore faith in politics

Britain needs new satirical comedy, veteran broadcaster says

The South Yorkshire Police raid of Sir Cliff Richard’s £3.1m Berkshire apartment was broadcast live on the BBC

BBC to divulge discussions with police over Cliff Richards raid

BBC news boss intends to reveal conversations to MPs following comments by police chief

The BBC Trust may have found its saviour

News that Rona Fairhead is the Government’s preferred candidate as next chair of the BBC Trust has generally been well-received.

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