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Friday 01 February 2013
Mysteries unsolved by a sanctified English gumshoe
Wednesday 02 January 2013
New figures show rival period dramas Call The Midwife and Downton Abbey outshone Coronation Street in the Christmas Day battle of the period dramas.
Friday 28 December 2012
Thanks to the cold weather and TV on demand, I've caught up on a whole year's worth of great (and not so great) Christmas TV
Sunday 23 December 2012
The former director general of the BBC is being asked to clarify exactly what he knew when
Thursday 20 December 2012
The BBC was forced to replace a tranche of senior news executives following a damning report into the "chaos and confusion" which surrounded the corporation's "complete inability" to deal with the Jimmy Savile crisis.
The verdicts on Peter Rippon, Adrian van Klaveren, Helen Boaden, George Entwistle and Stephen Mitchell
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Saturday 08 December 2012
It's been flagging a bit recently, but these episodes were made at the height of The Simpsons' scurrilous powers, in the mid-2000s.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Some 15,000 Corinthians supporters waved banners, set off fireworks and blocked access roads at Sao Paulo's main airport as they gave their team a rousing sendoff on their way to soccer's Club World Cup in Japan.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
Former BBC director-general allegedly demanded more than a year's salary to leave the corporation without the threat of legal action
Thursday 22 November 2012
Lord McAlpine has reached a £125,000 settlement with ITV and Phillip Schofield over a This Morning programme on 8 November.
Thursday 22 November 2012
For too long the BBC has been a bubble. Will it produce flagship shows relevant to the vast majority of people in Britain - or dwindle into cultural irrelevance?
Saturday 17 November 2012
The objectivity of the Leveson Inquiry was questioned in articles across 12 pages of the Daily Mail, with one of the inquiry's assessors, Sir David Bell, accused of belonging to an "incestuous network" involving left-wing political, business and financial links that are backing statutory control of Britain's press.
For all their faults, Newsnight and Jeremy Paxman are too good for the BBC to sacrifice because of the scandals over Jimmy Savile and Lord MacAlpine
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Don't sacrifice decades of journalistic quality because of two very different mistakes
Acting BBC director-general Tim Davie spends first day setting out his credentials for taking the job full-time
Monday 12 November 2012
Tim Davie, also a habitué of extreme marathons, may cope with the pressures of the job rather better than his predecessor
Did George Entwistle have to resign as BBC Director General after the Savile and Newsnight scandals?
Sunday 11 November 2012
What's going on?
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 1 Rihanna 'nude pictures' claims emerge on 4Chan as hacking scandal continues
- 2 Kim Kardashian 'nude photos' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 3 'F*ck it, I quit': KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 4 Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned PR disaster
- 5 Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond