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The BBC has confirmed that Kim Shillinglaw, its head of science and natural history commissioning, is to be the new controller of BBC2.

The BBC asked an interviewee to redo an answer to avoid mentioning damaged nipples - the main symptom for diagnosing tongue-tie in breastfeeding babies

'Victorian' BBC slammed for editing out nipples in coverage of breastfeeding health issue

Interviewee asked to redo 'graphic' answer on BBC Breakfast

Doreen Lawrence, murdered teenager Stephen's mother

More pressure on Scotland Yard as Theresa May celebrates Doreen Lawrence 'game changer of the year'

The Home Secretary Theresa May has put new pressure on the top brass at Scotland Yard by paying a glowing tribute to the “strength” and “persistence” of Baroness Lawrence, the campaigning mother of murdered student Stephen and an outspoken critic of the Metropolitan Police.

Richard Desmond bought Channel 5 for £103.5m

Channel 5: From Richard Desmond to Discovery, the race for the channel hots up

American channel’s owner covets Desmond’s station as a vehicle for English football

People will now be able to listen to Radio 1 on BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer catch-up to be extended to 30 days

The longer service is expected to launch this summer

The podcast format's future remains in doubt

Podcasts 10 years on: The often eccentric medium has attracted devoted listeners - and created media stars

A raft of stars, including Hollywood's Alec Baldwin and Joan Rivers, have adopted the medium, as well as universities, police and museum tours

Elbow frontman Guy Garvey has successfully translated his warmth from the stage to the radio studio

Amateurs take over broadcasting as Guy Garvey and Nick Clegg lead nominations for Radio Academy Awards

Once pop stars just wanted their records played on radio. But now the UK radio industry’s biggest awards ceremony has recognised a number of music stars forging a new career as broadcasters.

Lobbyist Lord Lawson is a vociferous climate change sceptic

MPs accuse BBC of creating 'false balance' on climate change with unqualified sceptics

The BBC has been accused of misleading the public about climate change, creating a “false balance” by allowing unqualified climate sceptics too much air time and giving opinion the same weight as fact.

London Live will be broadcast on Freeview 8, Sky 117 and Virgin 159

London Live launch review: A-listers, sharp chat, great food – and that’s just the first course

Ellen E Jones gives her verdict on the launch of Britain’s newest TV channel

Tower Hamlets' mayor, Lutfur Rahman

Information Commissioner investigating alleged data protection breaches in latest BBC Panorama investigation

The Information Commissioner’s Office has been asked to investigate alleged breaches of Data Protection laws amid concerns that confidential sources of the BBC’s flagship Panorama programme may have had their identities revealed.

Plans to decriminalise non-payment of television licence fees would cost the BBC £500m according to estimates drawn up within the Corporation

Licence fee shake-up ‘will cost BBC £500m’

Plans to decriminalise non-payment of television licence fees would cost the BBC £500m – the equivalent to the annual budget of BBC2 – according to estimates drawn up within the Corporation.

Fresh face: T-Boy star Tolu Ogunmefun

Who needs the BBC? Black comedy stars take the YouTube route to fame

Writers and actors are finding their audiences on the capital’s new TV channel, London Live

Vanessa Baffoe in the London Live studio

New TV channel London Live is born

The capital’s first 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week television channel, launches on Monday. Its editorial director, Stefano Hatfield, explains its hopes and aims – and suggests what to look out for

Seniors figures in British comedy have hit out at BBC director general Tony Hall's new plans for focusing on high arts

BBC criticised for focusing on high arts instead of youth and diversity

Two of the most senior figures in British television comedy have accused the BBC of turning its back on younger audiences in favour of courting the high arts establishment.

Duncan Weldon joined Newsnight as Economics Correspondent earlier this month

Harriet Harman offers new Newsnight Duncan Weldon correspondent solidarity in the face of Tory critics

Just as BBC Newsnight reporter Duncan Weldon thought he had answered Conservative critics who claimed he might be a Labour Party stooge, Harriet Harman has sent him a public expression of “solidarity”.

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