Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon is pregnant with her first child.
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Tuesday 28 May 2013
TV veteran David Dimbleby has criticised the BBC and other broadcasters for demeaning older women.
Sunday 24 February 2013
The BBC and other major broadcasters are accused today of making women aged over 50 "invisible" and should be "named and shamed" for not putting older female presenters on screen.
Monday 20 August 2012
In 1967, the residents of Monterey, a quiet fishing village on the coast of California, were worried about hosting a rock festival as they feared that thousands of pot-smoking, free-loving hippies would come from San Francisco and ruin the area.
Monday 26 March 2012
Miriam O'Reilly has said she faced "seething resentment" when she returned to work at the BBC after winning an age discrimination case against the corporation.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
In Midnight Tango, Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace make traditional big entrances.
Monday 17 January 2011
Sunday 16 January 2011
Is former Countryfile presenter Miriam O'Reilly brave or bonkers? Try as I may, I can't see her ageism victory over the BBC as another great leap forward for womankind, or pensioners. Of course, it's terrific that Miriam will receive a full apology from director-general Mark Thompson, as well as a large sum of money. But, as she basks in the limelight following her successful court appearance, will she be asked to present a prime-time programme on BBC1 as a result of her victory over the corporation?
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Most employers are savvy enough to grasp that overt age discrimination is now unacceptable. But that is not to say the practice has ended. Cases abound of employees being pushed aside or overlooked for promotion by management. Though it was made illegal in 2006, surveys still find ageism to be the most frequently cited form of discrimination in British workplaces.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Sunday 28 November 2010
Friday 12 November 2010
In our live webTV show Arlene Phillips and Ian Scott from charity WRVS offer advice for helping your elderly relatives and neighbours through the winter months.
Thursday 11 November 2010
Sunday 07 November 2010
Saturday 06 November 2010
When it comes to older women in the public eye, it seems only two types are successful: those who do a passable imitation of youth and therefore don't count as old, like Madonna, and those who are honourable exceptions to the rule, like Maggie Smith; the rule being No Wrinkly Ladies on Screen, Please and the exceptions being very rare.
Monday 18 October 2010
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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