Civil servants spent £18,804 on calling time service in 2012 - and £6,000 this year, despite bosses attempting to impose ban
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Tuesday 24 March 2009
Chris Moyles is famed not so much for failing the "cornflakes test" – the media benchmark by which bad-taste stories and remarks are tested for offence – as for spitting out the milk and smashing the breakfast bowl against the studio wall.
The Weekend's Television: The Secret Millionaire, Sun, Channel 4<br>Chris Moyles's Quiz Night, Sun, Channel 4
Monday 23 March 2009
Tuesday 17 March 2009
Monday 16 March 2009
Monday 09 March 2009
"We still believe there will be a recovery of sorts in 2010" – the previously bullish WPP sounding less confident as it revised growth predictions on Friday
Monday 23 February 2009
Friday 30 January 2009
Radio audiences increased by more than 400,000 in the last quarter of 2008, to a high of 45.5 million listeners a week.
Thursday 29 January 2009
Chris Moyles's listening figures have gone up - despite him causing controversy over near-the-knuckle remarks he has made on his radio show.
Sunday 28 December 2008
This column's smash of 2007 was Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour. I'm afraid it's déjà vu all over again, to coin a phrase. The music, mostly drawn from the mid-century hinterland of American popular music, may be an acquired taste, but it's presented by the wisest man on radio. It's not too big a leap to imagine that, for many, Dylan's legacy will not be restricted to his own music.
Friday 05 December 2008
Chris Moyles has apologised for seeming to suggest on his Radio 1 show that Polish people make good prostitutes.
Tuesday 16 September 2008
Sunday 07 September 2008
Friday 04 July 2008
Monday 23 June 2008
Charles Wace, 46, is the chairman of Pact, which represents Britain's independent television production companies. He is also the chief executive of Twofour Group, the production and communications company, which makes programmes for all the major broadcasters, including Sky's peak time Noel Edmonds-hosted quiz Are You Smarter Than a 10 year old? Wace grew up in the West Indies and now lives on a farm in the West Country fishing village of Newton Ferrers with his wife Sally Mountjoy, a BBC health correspondent, their three children, a Labrador and a herd of alpacas.
Tuesday 03 June 2008
There are about 40 television and radio stars who earn more than £1m a year, an independent report into how much the BBC pays talent has revealed.
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France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
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- 2 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 3 Lana Del Rey rape video: Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking leaked footage
- 4 Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabaab militants kill 28 non-Muslims who failed to recite Koran
- 5 Largest ever study into the gay gene 'erodes the notion that sexual orientation is a choice'