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Broadcaster criticised for prime slot in which he refused to condemn murder Lee Rigby

Murder police issue image of Dando suspect

POLICE investigating the murder of Jill Dando yesterday released an e-fit image of the man they see as the key suspect.

Stars cite favourite things for museum

FOR DAME Judi Dench it was a safety pin, for the broadcaster John Humphrys a horse and plough and, for Sir Terence Conran, a Vespa scooter.

What Milosevic needs is a Serbian version of John Humphrys

There is no internal debate, no one points out the gap between the lies he tells and the reality he describes

Debate: Middle age

An American study last week claimed middle age as the prime of life.

`Sue for libel' Lawrence suspects told

THE FIVE men accused of the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence were yesterday challenged to back their protestations of innocence in court.

Media: How to pop the question

First they were deferential, then confrontational, but what is the future for the political interview? By David Aaronovitch

BBC revises new Radio 4 schedule

RADIO 4 is to scrap some of its new lunchtime quizzes and bring back the 9am news bulletin after complaints from listeners about changes made five months ago to the station's schedule.

Radio 4 listeners want fewer quizzes

RADIO 4 is to scrap some of its new lunchtime quizzes and bring back the 9am news bulletin after complaints from listeners about aspects of the station's five-month-old schedule.

The battle of the egos on radio has become a turn-off

'Humphrys and Naughtie know what a waste of time it is hauling in the powerful'

Why we don't always know we're being racist

Most racism does not consist of gross acts of discrimination or verbal abuse

John Humphrys came by chopper, so why did I just get a train ticket?

I came face to face with a reality I have evaded for too long. I am not an A-list celeb - at the very best I am C-list

Arts: Radio Week: Who needs a snooze button...

OH DO SHUT UP, man. Hardly have I prised open my eyes than Petroc starts bending my ear with his glibly gormless patter. My dislike of Radio 3's On Air presenter may not be in the same league as Armando Iannucci's (whose half-page diatribe in the Telegraph a few months ago might easily have driven lesser disc jockeys to suicide) but it's definitely not what you want first thing in the morning.

The secret fear of BBC bosses - we won't miss their shows

SOMETHING strange happened to me yesterday morning. I turned on Radio 3 just before 8am and, instead of hearing yet another of the pop tunes by George Gershwin or Leonard Bernstein, which these days substitute for challenging music on the BBC's classical music channel, I heard - the weather forecast.

Leading Article: Secret of Sinatra

AFTER John Humphrys announced the death of Frank Sinatra on BBC radio's Today programme (can you remember what you were doing when you heard the news?) his co-presenter, Anna Ford, remarked that she thought we would all be hearing an awful lot of My Way from now on. Ms Ford was right.

Radio: Revamped Radio 4 takes flight with angels and insects

AS THE SUN set on the last weekend of old Radio 4, I was reminded of the emotional reserves I had to call on as a child when forced to watch The Courage of Lassie. Sentiment hung heavy in the air as faithful presenters signed off so tragically that they nearly had us believing that not only would they never broadcast again, but that they were, in fact, speaking live from the tumbril as it trundled to the place of execution, guillotine to be hand-operated by Controller Boyle. I genuinely thought at the end of the last Afternoon Shift that Laurie Taylor was going to break down in tears as he uttered a choked "Goodbye". On Kaleidoscope, Paul Allen's final, hushed words - "This is the last of Kaleidoscope" - were followed by an a capella choir of Allen and all six of his studio guests chiming "Goodbye" in harmony: it could have been an out-take from Queen's Greatest Hits. But my favourite leave-taking was that of
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Refugee crisis: David Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia - will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi?

Cameron lowered the flag for the dead king of Saudi Arabia...

But will he do the same honour for little Aylan Kurdi, asks Robert Fisk
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Our leaders lack courage in this refugee crisis. We are shamed by our European neighbours

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Joe Biden's 'tease tour': Could the US Vice-President be testing the water for a presidential run?

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Britain's 24-hour culture: With the 'leisured society' a distant dream we're working longer and less regular hours than ever

Britain's 24-hour culture

With the 'leisured society' a distant dream we're working longer and less regular hours than ever
Diplomacy board game: Treachery is the way to win - which makes it just like the real thing

The addictive nature of Diplomacy

Bullying, betrayal, aggression – it may be just a board game, but the family that plays Diplomacy may never look at each other in the same way again
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Take inspiration from DH Lawrence's racy tome with equally racy underwear
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Charlie Austin: Queens Park Rangers striker says ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

Charlie Austin: ‘If the move is not right, I’m not going’

After hitting 18 goals in the Premier League last season, the QPR striker was the great non-deal of transfer deadline day. But he says he'd preferred another shot at promotion
Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea
Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime becomes as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor

The Arab Spring reversed

Tunisian protesters fear that a new law will whitewash corrupt businessmen and officials, but they are finding that the new regime is becoming as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor
King Arthur: Legendary figure was real and lived most of his life in Strathclyde, academic claims

Academic claims King Arthur was real - and reveals where he lived

Dr Andrew Breeze says the legendary figure did exist – but was a general, not a king
Who is Oliver Bonas and how has he captured middle-class hearts?

Who is Oliver Bonas?

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Earth has 'lost more than half its trees' since humans first started cutting them down

Axe-wielding Man fells half the world’s trees – leaving us just 422 each

However, the number of trees may be eight times higher than previously thought
60 years of Scalextric: Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones

60 years of Scalextric

Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones