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Sunday 10 November 2013
The Newsnight veteran is unhappy at Cameron's take on next year's first world war centenary
Thursday 29 August 2013
The BBC Trust has rejected a complaint that Stephen Fry “trivialised” child abuse during an episode of QI in which he recited a limerick about a chaplain’s desire for a choir boy.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman's new beard continued to trend on Twitter last night as the broadcaster accused the BBC of "pogonophobia" (fear of beards).
Wednesday 07 August 2013
There is an excellent satire to be written about the trials of the BBC over the last 12 months. Making News is not it. A new comedy from Robert Khan, a Labour councillor for Islington, and director Tom Salinsky, who last lampooned the government in Coalition, it focusses on the BBC's tendency to become the story, rather than report it.
Thursday 16 May 2013
Corporation has conceded coverage was misleading and unfair to charity that helps military personnel
A quarter of Romanians and Bulgarians say they want to look for work in UK - not that they're doing anything about it
Monday 22 April 2013
One in 25 Buglarians and one in 100 Romanians are actively looking for jobs in Britain next year when they will gain the right to live and work in this country, according to polls for BBC2’s Newsnight released last night.
'I won't take a pay-off': New BBC Director-General Tony Hall says he won't accept massive redundancy payment if he fails
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Tony Hall, the new BBC Director-General, has pledged to end a culture of excessive redundancy payments for executives and promised that he will not accept a pay-off if he fails in the post.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Broadcaster Eddie Mair has dismissed reports that he could be in line for Jeremy Paxman's Newsnight job following his gruelling inquisition of Boris Johnson.
Sunday 24 March 2013
The Mayor of London usually escapes tough questioning with his buffoonery
Sunday 24 February 2013
Jeremy Paxman and others at Newsnight had voiced fears before the Jimmy Savile farrago
Friday 22 February 2013
Helen Boaden, the BBC Director of News, said the corporation’s treatment of the women who came forward to accuse Sir Jimmy Savile of sexual assault was “shaming” and described the “contemptuous” attitude which Newsnight held towards the rest of the BBC’s news operation.
Friday 22 February 2013
Reams of 'unedifying' internal documents show corporation's 'meltdown'
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Long-awaited report into handling of Newsnight debacle to be released on Friday
Monday 18 February 2013
Joanna Page has announced the birth of her baby daughter.
Friday 01 February 2013
A BBC drama about supermarket workers who win the lottery is to be remade for American audiences.
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
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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