Deal raises fears of 'creeping privatisation' of the police
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Wednesday 15 August 2012
Many of you will be reading these words in the traditional manner, by turning over the page of a newspaper, scanning the headline, and then reading the columnist's first paragraph before deciding that life is too short after all.
Monday 30 July 2012
More than 10 million people saw Rebecca Adlington's bronze medal-winning performance for Team GB.
Sunday 17 June 2012
There was a time, not so very long ago, when we were all terrified of big red buttons. Back when Khrushchev and JFK had their fingers hovering over them – whether figuratively or metaphorically.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Communications watchdog Ofcom has raised the prospect of auctioning off the public service licences currently held by ITV and Channel 5.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Children's television programmes including Blue Peter and Newsround will be moved off BBC1 and BBC2 as part of the corporation's cost-cutting measures.
Saturday 05 May 2012
A critical view
Wednesday 29 February 2012
The popularity of The X Factor and Downton Abbey helped profits rise 24% at ITV but the broadcaster warned advertising revenues have dropped in early 2012.
Monday 23 January 2012
For over a half a century and for tens of millions of Spaniards the grainy baritone voice of the actor and film dubber Rogelio Hernandez was indistinguishable from those of some of Hollywood's greatest stars, from Marlon Brando and Tony Curtis to Richard Harris and Cary Grant.
Saturday 17 December 2011
For decades it was untouchable, but now Blue Peter finds itself shunted into the digital periphery. Jonathan Brown and Liam O'Brien ask if it can survive
Saturday 03 September 2011
Friday 26 August 2011
The boss of BBC4 said the channel "will not be axed" as part of the corporation's efforts to save money.
Tuesday 14 June 2011
Monday 13 June 2011
The high school comedy drama Glee is to leave free-to-air TV in the autumn and will be screened on Sky. The first two series of the US show were on digital channel E4, but parent company Channel 4 walked away from negotiations on the rights to broadcast the show last month. All future series will be shown on Sky 1 HD.
Friday 03 June 2011
Next generation mobile phones will disrupt digital television when they launch in 2013 unless the companies do something about it, the communications watchdog warned yesterday.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Allan Leighton has vowed to turn around the set-top box maker Pace after it appointed the City grandee as chairman in the latest attempt to put a troubled few months behind it. The Yorkshire-based company saw 40 per cent of its value wiped off after it warned on profits last month, putting the management under pressure.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Refugees welcome: More than 250,000 sign Independent petition calling for Britain to 'take its fair share'
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