Chris Patten is a “busted flush” as chairman of the BBC Trust, the broadcaster’s former director-general Greg Dyke has claimed.
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Friday 13 December 2013
Ah, you’ve written about this before. Freephone numbers cost a packet from mobiles, don’t they?
Thursday 12 December 2013
Major overhaul aims to make telephone call charges and dialling codes clearer
Friday 22 November 2013
Royal Mail came under fire from the industry regulator today for missing performance targets, including failing to deliver enough first-class letters on time.
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Company claims that new fibre optic service is twice as fast as rival BT's
Thursday 10 October 2013
An Ofcom consultation suggests fees paid by mobile phone networks could quadruple
Thursday 03 October 2013
New ambitious plans to re-arrange who gets what slice of the airwaves could make certain TV equipment obsolete, but Ofcom says the dangers are exaggerated
The WiFi revolution that could take traffic off our roads: Ofcom outlines plans for future use of radio spectrum
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Futuristic plans that could see technology monitoring patients from a distance unveiled
Sunday 29 September 2013
Watchdog says figure is consistent with its role in protecting children from harmful material
Monday 09 September 2013
TV show Britain's Got More Talent has been rapped by the broadcasting watchdog for an episode in which a burlesque act stripped off.
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks broke the rules when it broadcast a “violent and shocking” scene where a main character was killed by a speeding train, the media watchdog has found.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Punters were dialling up their brokers yesterday to buy into BT as regulator Ofcom published proposals that could make the UK telecoms giant £150m better off. Ofcom said it had found errors in how the charges were calculated and yesterday republished the price controls for 2014 to 2017 for line rental access to the telephone exchanges.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
ITV has won an important concession from the regulator Ofcom, which has relaxed its obligation to air regional news.
Friday 05 July 2013
A television channel has been hit with a hefty fine after broadcasting a speech by an Islamic scholar who said Muslims had “a duty to kill” anyone who insulted the prophet.
Friday 21 June 2013
Two television channels have been fined a total of £22,500 after they featured psychics making claims about singer Michael Jackson and murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
Company behind Bid and Price Drop shopping channels found to have made misleading price claims and product descriptions
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Sit-Up could have its broadcast licence revoked after Advertising Standards Authority asks broadcasting regulator Ofcom to consider sanctions
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27