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Former Radio One disc jockey Dave Lee Travis has told his trial he is “astonished” at sex offence allegations against him and told jurors he is a “normal, decent human being”.

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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.

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Given that I'm currently embroiled in a bitter political battle against my local council (albeit with the hearty support of my MP) I might be Steve Richards' toughest audience member tonight, somewhat resistant to the idea that politicians are human beings, insecure and tortured by dilemma.

Muslims stand in the prayer hall during Friday prayers in Baitul Futuh Mosque in south London. Channel 4 will broadcast the call to prayer live during Ramadan.

Channel 4 to 'provoke' viewers who associate Islam with terrorism with live call to prayer during Ramadan

The broadcaster will provide extensive coverage of the Muslim period of prayer to challenge those who associate the religion with extremism and terror

Sian Williams has claimed she would be happy to present her TV show naked

Ex-BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams stops watching the show

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams has revealed that she stopped watching the show because she became too critical.

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Kevin Pietersen breaks his silence as he prepares for comeback with England

The batsman has been out since March

Joe Kinnear

Mike Ashley tightens his control by making Joe Kinnear top man at Newcastle - and weakens Alan Pardew's in the process

Both Alan Pardew and scout Graham Carr must report to new director of football in Newcastle shake-up

Left-wing opposition leader Alexis Tsipras has demanded elections

Greek coalition averts collapse over closure of state broadcaster but court order ERT back on air

Greece’s governing coalition avoided collapse on Monday night in the wake of a dispute over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s decision to close the state television broadcaster.

31 May 2013: Soldiers lay flowers at the scene of the killing of British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, southeast London. The inquest into Rigby's death was opened and adjourned.

Ofcom investigate broadcast of graphic Lee Rigby murder footage after receiving 700 complaints

Ofcom has launched an investigation into the broadcasting of graphic footage from the scene of the murder of soldier Lee Rigby after receiving more than 700 complaints from viewers.

Radio review: Between The Ears, Radio 3, Saturday

Obsessively taping your conversations with a particular person is a suspiciously weird pastime – unless you're an artist. Sebastiane Hegarty is, and his decades' worth of recordings of his mother constitute a powerful exploration of the human condition.

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard with her partner Tim Mathieson

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Radio host widely condemned for live questioning of Prime Minister

Greek PM faces revolt over state TV closure as unions stage general strike

Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation shut down while on-air in move to curb ‘excesses’

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Rory Morrison: Much-loved Radio 4 announcer

Rory Morrison was a respected BBC Radio 4 announcer and newsreader who had worked in numerous roles across the Corporation for more than two decades. On Tuesday he lost his long battle to a rare form of lymphatic cancer, aged 48. Radio 4 controller Gwyneth Williams said "Rory was respected for his intelligence, integrity and professionalism. As a continuity announcer and a newsreader he was admired for the warmth of his voice, his clarity and his perfect timing. He was loved by all who knew him."

Greeks protest outside of the occupied ERT TV and Radio headquarters in Athens following a shock decision by the government to shut down the state broadcaster

'We will not go to new elections': PM offers talks after silencing of state-run broadcaster ERT shocks Greece

24-hour strike disrupts public transport as surprise closure causes political crisis

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Tributes pour in to the father-of-two who suffered from a rare type of lymphatic cancer

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The Government has rattled the unions by pushing forward with plans to effectively privatise the body that supplies guns to the Army and battleships to the Royal Navy.

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