Conspiracy theorist says new station will 'give people who are currently voiceless in the mainstream media their say'
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Wednesday 16 December 2009
Could the starting bell really be sounding for David Prescott's return to the political frontline? Those around him insist not.
Monday 07 December 2009
Wednesday 04 November 2009
They look good on the uber-trendy child models in the ad campaign, and you know they'd look good on your offspring, too. As of yesterday morning, any pampered kid aged between the ages of 0 and 10 can work their new look from Stella McCartney – or more specifically, Stella McCartney for GapKids and BabyGap – while sipping their babyccinos. It's another coup for Gap, which has a successful history of bringing designers like Pierre Hardy and Roland Mouret on board to give their adult clothing some cutting edge. And when Hit & Run frisked the rails at 8am when the first collection hit stores yesterday morning, it looked like Stella had scored the chain yet another hit. She's designed exactly the sort of retro-cool clothes that will appeal to the adults buying the clothes.
Friday 30 October 2009
Amid economic gloom, war and postal strikes, Britain's most serious radio network is experiencing its largest audiences in more than a decade.
Thursday 29 October 2009
BBC Radio 4 has added more than 750,000 listeners in the space of a year to achieve its biggest audience figures under current research methods.
Monday 07 September 2009
Veteran DJ Sir Terry Wogan today confirmed he is to quit his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show, with Chris Evans taking over the slot.
Thursday 03 September 2009
First Peter Sissons laid into the "autocuties." Now Sir Terry Wogan, rosy-cheeked leprechaun of breakfast radio, has added his voice to the clamour, writing off TV news reading as "the easiest job in media".
Thursday 13 August 2009
A week after re-confirming his status as king of breakfast radio, Sir Terry Wogan said today he expected rival DJ Chris Moyles to "broadcast for six hours a day" to try to catch up with his listener figures.
Tuesday 14 July 2009
The BBC has suspended indefinitely bonuses for its top executives. Sir Michael Lyons, chairman of the BBC Trust, the corporation's governing body said: "We have already reached agreement that executive board bonus payments will be suspended until further notice and not re-introduced without the Trust's approval."
Saturday 04 July 2009
Thursday 25 June 2009
Details of BBC executives' expenses claims were revealed on the same day that the corporation said fees for individual stars will remain a secret.
Saturday 20 June 2009
Friday 12 June 2009
It was the sort of meeting at which many a disgruntled licence fee payer would have enjoyed being a fly on the wall. Some of the biggest name presenters of the BBC were summoned this week by the Director General, Mark Thompson, and warned to expect a salary cut as part of the Corporation's efficiency drive.
Thursday 04 June 2009
Friday 08 May 2009
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?
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth