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  1. New York Times CEO Mark Thompson: Relations with Facebook are 'cordial and effective'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | DigiDay

    ... executive officer at The Times told Digiday. Thompson, who came to the Times in 2012 after serving as the head of the BBC for eight years, revealed the publication's grand plans for podcasting, their subscription strategy for 2019 and what their ...


  2. 12 things you really need to know before heading to OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 16 | Horse and Hound

    ... and tube timetables before travelling. 12. If you can't make it to Olympia in person to watch the action, FEI TV and BBC will have live coverage of many of the feature classes throughout the week and don't miss H&H 's extensive coverage. Check out ...


  3. BBC spending 'hundreds of thousands' on shuttle bus for journey that takes 14 minutes on UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Mail on Sunday

    ... ever Trump claims 'MEXICO IS PAYING FOR THE WALL' just like he promised and the cash is coming from his new trade deal BBC is spending 'hundreds of thousands' on a staff shuttle bus for a five-mile journey that takes 14 minutes on the London ...


  4. Three Oxford authors to judge BBC writing awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Witney Gazette

    ... Prize winner Kiran Millwood Hargrave, and award-winning city novelist Richard Beard. The deadline for entries for the BBC NSSA is 9am on Monday, March 11, with entries for the BBC Young Writers' Award closing at 9am on Monday, March 25. To find out ...


  5. Swindon-born author judging BBC National Short Story AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | This is Wiltshire

    BORN prizewinning author has been revealed as one of the judges for this year's BBC National Short Story Award competition. Richard Beard will be poring over the entries for the competition before he and his fellow judges shortlist the top four, who will receive 600 each and have the stories broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in an anthology.


  6. LETTER: Make BBC a subscription service like Sky... then see who actually pays for itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Braintree and Witham Times

    AUGUST 28: Karen Clifton and Kevin Clifton attend the 'Strictly Come Dancing 2017' red carpet launch at Broadcasting House on August 28, 2017 in London, England. Other channels are free to air, so why do we have to pay so much for the privilege of receiving BBC? Why can't the BBC be a subscription service, like Sky? If you want to continue to view Strictly, you can pay the fee.


  7. 'All my friends have died' - breaking the cycle of lonelinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | BBC News

    ... just the elderly person who benefits from the scheme. Betty says she values the time she spends with Helene. This year's BBC Northern Ireland Christmas Appeal is about loneliness. You can find out more, including the support that is available from ...


  8. David Attenborough has released a truly wild album.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Daily Mail

    ... a Paraguayan harp and a didgeridoo. It is a double CD of music he recorded during his globe-trotting adventures for the BBC during the Fifties and Sixties, while filming his Zoo Quest series. 'Although the programmes were primarily about animals,' ...


  9. Sebastian Shakespeare: BBC veteran John Simpson goes to war on gender neutral loosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Daily Mail

    California Democratic Party chairman forced to RESIGN over allegations that he propositioned employees and talked about his genitalia at work As BBC 's grandly titled World Affairs Editor, John Simpson has reported from all the world's hotspots and even claimed to have liberated Kabul. But now the veteran journalist, who is paid up to A 200,000 a year, finds himself facing a different kind of war close to home - gender-neutral loos at Broadcasting House.


  10. Construction group has previously worked on the 2012 London Olympics and BBC Broadcasting HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 28 | IcStafford

    ... partner for the London 2012 Olympic Village and built the athletes' village. It also developed the 450 million BBC Broadcasting House in London and partnered with the city council on the 513 million 'Building Schools for the Future' renovation ...


  11. How Kate has positioned herself as Queen-in-waiting by copying Her MajestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Daily Mail

    ... style notes from the Queen since returning from her maternity leave in October The recycled blue dress Kate wore to BBC Broadcasting House in London earlier this month ticked three important regal style boxes - a bright colour, smart tailoring and ...


  12. Want a smart check coat for winter? Katherine Jenkins' high street buy is just the thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 |

    Katherine Jenkins looked gorgeous on the One Show on BBC one, wearing a pink dress, nude high heel shoes and a check coat from Kate Middleton's favourite store L.K.Bennett. The Welsh opera singer shared a picture of her latest outfit on instagram.


  13. Decoding Kate Middleton's new style strategy - how the duchess is discreetly switching things upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 25 |

    The Duchess Of Cambridge leaves after a visit at McLaren Automotive Composites Technology Centre on November 14, 2018 in Rotherham, England. Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge at BBC Broadcasting House on November 15, 2018 in London, England.


  14. Dates revealed for demolition of St David's House in Cardiff -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | IcNetwork

    ... St David's House on Wood Street will be demolished as part of the transformation of Cardiff's Central Square. With the BBC headquarters already built, two new office blocks constructed and filled and a new bus station approved by planners, ...


  15. BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2018: Six nominees revealed for awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | BBC News

    ... November and will close on 18:00 GMT on Sunday, 2 December. Full details on how to vote will be available in English on and in Welsh on, as well a full profile of each candidate. Rugby union player Jonathan ...


  16. Broadcaster Libby Purves blasts 'self-congratulating' BBC for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Daily Mail

    ... rolls out 100 movies that you can stream for FREE (as long as you don't mind watching ads) Libby Purves has accused the BBC of 'needy self-congratulation' and said it acclaims its own shows as if they were a football cup final. She claimed the BBC's ...


  17. Give My Head Peace is back - apply now for ticketsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | Fermanagh Today

    Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can Da, Cal, Ma, Uncle Andy, Billy and Dympna will be up to their usual comedy antics alongside Big Mervyn, Pastor Begbie and some special guests and new characters. Donna Traynor caught up with Damon Quinn and Tim McGarry to find out how you can apply for tickets to the Give My Head Peace Christmas Special being recorded in BBC Blackstaff studios, Belfast on Monday 10 December For audiences who want to experience the inside of Uncle Andy's house or to visit flat 47A Davis Tower, then BBC Northern Ireland's Blackstaff Studio A is the place to be.


  18. Bradford youngster on TV talent showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    Poppy, 12, a pupil at Bingley Grammar School, is one of eight young hopefuls on CBBC's Got What it Takes? She spent the summer in a 'Music Mansion', taking part in singing challenges and working with stars such as Olly Murs and John Newman. The series follows the youngsters, and their mums, and the winner will perform at BBC Big Weekend.


  19. Prince William Slams Tech Leaders' Failure to Combat 'Cruelty and Intolerance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 |

    ... trolling, mental health, privacy, and bullying-our tech leaders seem to be on the back foot." In a speech delivered at BBC Broadcasting House in London, to highlight the UK's Anti-Bullying Week, William, who, along with his brother, is known to be ...


  20. Meghan Markle and Harry attended an unannounced mental health workshop at the BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... city's 'failed' response to snowfall Revealed: Meghan and Harry attended an unannounced mental health workshop at the BBC - before joining Kate and William at a private dinner for their Royal Foundation The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a ...