A commemorative 50p coin has been unveiled by the Royal Mint to mark the BBC's centenary. The coin - priced at £11 - pays tribute to the BBC's global reach and shows a broadcast mast emerging from the Earth.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been banned from the breakaway region of Somaliland for allegedly undermining the identity and dignity of the self-declared independent nation not recognized by Somalia or any other country, local authorities in control of the area have announced.
BBC has publicly apologized and agreed to pay a substantial sum to the late Princess Diana private secretary, Commander Patrick Jephson, because of harm caused to him over Martin Bashir's Panorama 1995 interview of the former wife of Prince Charles.
While most western news outlets have decided to no report from inside Russia, the BBC Tuesday announced it would resume broadcasting in English after thoroughly reviewing the country's new legislation against fake news, which provides for harsh prison sentences for the publication of information deemed false.
Hardcore Tories, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson, could finally be reaching a long-time target, taming the independent British Broadcasting Corporation. In effect, BBC could face an uncertain future following a decision by the administration of PM Johnson to freeze the fees that help finance the global news giant, according to a report by the London newspaper Mail on Sunday.
Chinese regulators have accused the UK's global broadcaster of breaking China's media code. The move follows the decision by UK authorities to revoke the license for China's global state TV network CGTN.
Every year millions tune in to watch a pomp-laden celebration of all things British with flag-waving music lovers boisterously singing along to patriotic anthems performed on the last night of the BBC's Promenade concerts.
The BBC appointed an insider as its new director general tasked with securing the future direction and financing of the publicly-funded British broadcaster in the wake of government skepticism of the current model.
Scientists have found evidence of ancient slope failures on the seafloor to the south of the Falkland Islands on the South Atlantic. Computer models suggest these underwater landslides would have been capable of sending waves crashing on to the Falklands' coastline that was tens of meters high.
The BBC said on Wednesday it will cut around 450 jobs from its news division as part of an £80 million (US$103 million) savings drive and modernization program. The corporation said it would reorganize its newsroom along a story-led model where staff will be assigned to stories and not attached to individual programs.