The milestone will be recognised with a one-hour special, Inspiring Attenborough: Sir David at 90
Lord Hall, the BBC Director-General, welcomed what he described as “the single biggest increase in the World Service budget ever committed by any government
Female journalists remain frequently excluded from key areas such as politics
Lord Hall will propose a system where major changes can only be made with majority support for licence-fee payers
'The terrorists want to turn open societies into closed societies'
'Madame Cyn' – who died this week – made prostitution seem like a lark for pensioners. Geoffrey Robertson QC, her defence barrister, salutes an accidental campaigner
Formula One, athletics, snooker and darts under threat
The cuts were part of a savings package announced by Director General Tony Hall
Krotoski is also a broadcaster and writer, and presents the BBC Radio 4 series Digital Human
Dermot O’Leary replaced veteran presenter Terry Wogan at the last minute for this year's event
Ofcom have said "bollocks" can be used before the watershed in some circumstances
Professor Hawking, 73, was set to record the prestigious lectures, on the topic of black holes
Thomas is a double Olympic gold-winning Welsh track and road cyclist. He will be competing for Team Sky at the Revolution Series in London on 14 November (cyclingrevolution.com)
Instead of re-commissioning the programme, why not let its stars work on something new together?
Exclusive: The BBC is anxious to make its news relevant to younger generations
The launch offering features 7,000 hours of programmes which can be streamed or downloaded to watch offline