Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest press crackdown in a country which is facing growing instability.
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Thursday 14 October 2010
One of the BBC's most popular weathermen is to be removed from an on-screen role as part of cost-cutting measures, it was revealed today.
Monday 11 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Saturday 28 August 2010
Once they'd invented the postage stamp, it took 12 years for the authorities to work out that the convenient pre-payment of postage could be best exploited by the free collection of mail in secure, prominent containers.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Friday 28 May 2010
Sunday 23 May 2010
The Yorkshire Building Society, which recently merged with Chelsea, is to sell off its Channel Islands business.
Thursday 15 April 2010
Monday 12 April 2010
Saturday 10 April 2010
Viewers have complained that a BBC programme, in which a reporter spent "a day in the life" of Elle Macpherson was effectively an "advert" for the supermodel's lingerie collection.
Wednesday 31 March 2010
CNN, the pioneering 24-hour news channel, is considering an overhaul of its schedule after haemorrhaging viewers in its core US market.
Monday 22 February 2010
Thursday 21 January 2010
While announcing his squad for the opening two matches of the Six Nations Championship campaign yesterday, the Scotland head coach, Andy Robinson, paid tribute to the late, great Bill McLaren. "He was an icon of British sport," the former England coach and flanker said of the long-time BBC television commentator, who died on Tuesday, aged 86. "Growing up as a youngster I was inspired by his use of language. Our thoughts are with his wife, Bette, and the family, because they're a tremendous sporting family."
Monday 07 December 2009
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Elif Shafak: Turkish author warns against rise of British nationalism
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
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