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  1. Sir Cliff Richard on the bill for BBC Radio 2's 2018 In Concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    ... entertainer, to entertain people, so I think I'm just going to play songs that people like." Jeff Smith, head of music, BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music, said: "2018 has been a bumper year of live music for Radio 2 and I believe we will continue that with ...

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  2. BBC will - do more for Britain' with move outside LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    Lord Tony Hall will also outline the BBC's democratic duty as an "upholder of truth" in a world of dubious online news. He will address the challenges facing the BBC and public broadcasting in a speech to the Royal Television Society on Tuesday.

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  3. BBC will 'do more for Britain' with move outside LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Lord Tony Hall will also outline the BBC's democratic duty as an "upholder of truth" in a world of dubious online news. He will address the challenges facing the BBC and public broadcasting in a speech to the Royal Television Society on Tuesday.

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  4. BBC radio is no longer top dog in the digital ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Radio Times

    ... good money and nationwide reach online, is it no longer axiomatic that the best, proudest place to be in radio is the BBC? Commercial bosses like James Rea of LBC speak bullishly of "breaking the BBC's stranglehold", which is a bit unfair since the ...

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  5. BBC to review free licence for over-75s amid 'cull of services'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Scotsman.com

    ... in from 2018-19 with sole responsibility from 2020, when it is estimated to cost the broadcaster around A 725 million. BBC director general Lord Hall told the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee: "The concession, as it's currently ...

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  6. Among other things, the BBC Earth and BBC Arts sections of the website will be removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Plymouth Evening Herald

    The BBC is reportedly set to cut back its online services in an attempt to make its content easier to find as it looks to fight competition from US streaming services. According to The Daily Telegraph, the BBC Earth and BBC Arts sections of the website will be removed and there will be fewer features as well as less of a focus on celebrity gossip.

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  7. BBC 'to streamline online services to make content easier to find'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Fermanagh Today

    The BBC is reportedly set to cut back its online services in an attempt to make its content easier to find as it looks to fight competition from US streaming services. According to The Daily Telegraph, the BBC Earth and BBC Arts sections of the website will be removed and there will be fewer features as well as less of a focus on celebrity gossip.

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  8. BBC 'to streamline online services to make content easier to find'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Hampshire Chronicle

    The BBC is reportedly set to cut back its online services in an attempt to make its content easier to find as it looks to fight competition from US streaming services. According to The Daily Telegraph, the BBC Earth and BBC Arts sections of the website will be removed and there will be fewer features as well as less of a focus on celebrity gossip.

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  9. Among other things, the BBC Earth and BBC Arts sections of the website will be removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | This Is North Devon

    The BBC is reportedly set to cut back its online services in an attempt to make its content easier to find as it looks to fight competition from US streaming services. According to The Daily Telegraph, the BBC Earth and BBC Arts sections of the website will be removed and there will be fewer features as well as less of a focus on celebrity gossip.

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  10. on this Day: September 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | York Press

    ... record programme. And top York pop group The Smoke, whose controversial hit record My Friend Jack had been banned by the BBC because of alleged drug implications, had announced that it was the end of the road for the band. After a year of personal ...

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  11. BBC set to slash online nature and arts coverage and axe a host of appsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Daily Mail

    BBC will slash online nature and arts coverage and axe a host of apps as Director-General calls for more focus on popular parts of corporation's websites The BBC is going to cull some of its online platforms as they have failed to draw large enough audiences, it emerged last night. The corporation will streamline its plethora of digital sites to make it more commercially competitive amid fears its sprawling online presence is making content too hard to find.

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  12. Kids Company scandal raises questions about BBC boss says Geoffrey LevyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Such a very profligate luvvie: Charity scandal raises troubling questions about BBC boss who loves spending your money by GEOFFREY LEVY Alan Yentob is celebrating 47 unbroken years at the BBC, and it is easy to see why he has never left. He is paid a A 330,000 salary, retains immense influence within the organisation and enjoys an expense account through which the licence-payer picks up his bills.

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  13. Pop Singer Poses Topless in Front of War MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Al Bawaba

    ... because she was drunk at the time, Nottingham Live reports. The singer, who sang for the Queen at the launch of the BBC's Broadcasting House headquarters five years ago, added: 'Me and my best mate Jonjo were being creative in Clapham and saw the ...

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  14. Fury over Instagram model's topless war memorial picRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... because she was drunk at the time, Nottingham Live reports. The singer, who sang for the Queen at the launch of the BBC's Broadcasting House headquarters five years ago, added: "Me and my best mate Jonjo were being creative in Clapham and saw the ...

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  15. British pop star Indiana sparks outrage by posing TOPLESS at war memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Daily Mail

    ... because she was drunk at the time, Nottingham Live reports. The singer, who sang for the Queen at the launch of the BBC's Broadcasting House headquarters five years ago, added: 'Me and my best mate Jonjo were being creative in Clapham and saw the ...

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  16. Watch Ariana Grande Cover Thundercat's "Them Changes"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Stereogum

    ... 2018, and her album Sweetener is among the year's best. And now she's also sung the best, least expected cover in recent BBC Live Lounge history. Grande recently made her first-ever Live Lounge appearance. And per Live Lounge custom, she sang ...

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  17. Astronomer Mark Thompson tackles universe's biggest questions in talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Eastern Daily Press

    Star Norfolk astronomer Mark Thompson will be addressing the five biggest questions about the universe at two special public talks this month. The BBC Stargazing presenter and author will launch the new season of public talks by Norwich Astronomical Society, of which he is president, at the Seething Observatory on September 21 and 22. Mr Thompson is keeping the exact details of his talk under wraps but topics touched on could include gravitational waves, recent discoveries on Mars and why there has been a rise in number of people believing the Earth to be flat.

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  18. Loughborough singer's topless photo at war memorial causes upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | This Is Leicestershire

    ... Taken inside the grounds of a London church, the vocalist, who once sang for the Queen, at the official launch of the BBC's Broadcasting House in 2013, claims she was unaware that the plaque was a war memorial. "Me and my best mate Jonjo were being ...

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  19. INTERVIEW: Rising stars Stereo Honey play first live Radio One session tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... also been thrilling fans at festivals across the summer, including All Points East in London and Reading & Leeds with BBC Introducing. However, few conditions will have challenged them as much than at Victorious where a compromise with the lashing ...

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  20. Strictly Come Dancing Returns BBC One for 16th SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The NTA and Bafta award-winning entertainment show produced by BBC Studios returns with more sparkle, glitz and glamour than ever. The celebrities strutting their stuff on the dance floor this series are Ashley Roberts, Faye Tozer, Kate Silverton, Katie Piper, Lauren Steadman, Stacey Dooley, Susannah Constantine, Vick Hope, Charles Venn, Danny John-Jules, Graeme Swann, Joe Sugg, Lee Ryan, Dr Ranj Singh and Seann Walsh.

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