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BBC boss warns Clarkson over gaffes

BBC TV boss Danny Cohen has warned Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson that "no one person is bigger than the BBC" after a series of headline-making gaffes by ...

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Shakespearean role for Downton star

Downton Abbey's Hugh Bonneville is to star in the BBC's latest Shakespeare adaptations, joining cast members including Dame Judi Dench and Sherlock's ...

21 Aug 2014 2.06pm

BBC boss defends Sir Cliff coverage

Director general Tony Hall said BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following ...

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Nadine: I do not miss Girls Aloud

Nadine Coyle has said she does not miss her former Girls Aloud band mates - but hopes newlywed Cheryl Cole is "really happy".

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Clegg coalition role made into film

Nick Clegg's role in the creation of the coalition Government is being dramatised for television in the run-up to next year's election.

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Tidal power scheme gets green light

Construction on one of the world's largest tidal power projects will begin in the Pentland Firth later this year following a £20.5 million ...

21 Aug 2014 9.03pm

SPA chief 'not consulted on guns'

The Chief Constable did not consult his top civilian watchdog before taking the decision to put permanently armed officers on patrol throughout ...

21 Aug 2014 5.04pm

Salmond hopes to keep young Scots

Scottish independence would end the "desperate situation" where so many young Scots leave to further their careers elsewhere, according to Alex ...

21 Aug 2014 9.03pm

Yes vote 'gives oil wealth chance'

Independence would give Scotland a second chance to harness its oil wealth for the "benefit of the nation", a Scottish Government report has claimed.

21 Aug 2014 9.03pm

Funds boost for SCIAF Africa total

The UK Government has pledged to match every pound raised by a Scottish charity to help women farmers in Africa.

21 Aug 2014 7.03pm

Ex-ministers query clerk decision

Two former cabinet ministers have raised concerns about the proposed appointment of Australian Carol Mills as Parliament's senior official.

21 Aug 2014 10.49pm

'Rapid deterioration' of NHS funds

NHS hospitals in England could face a combined deficit of more than £750 million this year, new figures suggest.

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Success 'risks' for TV companies

The UK's television industry "risks becoming a victim of its own success" after a string of companies were bought up by giant US media conglomerates, ...

21 Aug 2014 9.05pm

Human rights champion Bamber dies

Human rights campaigner and early member of Amnesty International Helen Bamber has died, the Helen Bamber Foundation has announced.

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Ebola fears after Donegal death

Medics suspect a man found dead in Ireland was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in Africa, the country's health authority has said.

21 Aug 2014 8.05pm

Serial killer Hansen dies at 75

Convicted US serial killer Robert Hansen, who hunted down women in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the ...

21 Aug 2014 10.50pm

'No health risk' from Ebola pair

Two American aid workers discharged from hospital after being treated for the deadly Ebola virus pose no public health risk, says a US doctor.

21 Aug 2014 6.06pm

Extremists 'killed' near airbase

Dozens of Islamic extremists have been killed in fighting around a northern military base, activists and Syrian state media reported.

21 Aug 2014 10.50pm

Prisoner swap 'violated US law'

The Pentagon violated the law when it swapped five Taliban leaders for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five ...

21 Aug 2014 9.05pm

Foley killers 'wanted £80m ransom'

The Islamic State militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley had demanded a ransom of 132.5 million US dollars (£80m) for his release, a ...

21 Aug 2014 7.06pm