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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.

Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman

It included a short snippet of a stand-up performance during which Williams borrows a pink scarf and puts it on his head like a Hijab

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Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
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The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
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'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
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Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

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New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine