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BBC World News barred from airing in China, says regulator

February 12, 2021 1:30 am

An official statement said BBC World News' China-related reports had "seriously violated" regulations, including that news should be "truthful and fair," had harmed China's national interests and undermined national unity.

BBC apologises for 'incomplete' India map after complaint

January 19, 2021 10:35 pm

In a video broadcast about President-elect Joe Biden on BBC World Service entitled 'US Election 2020: What do countries around the world want from Joe Biden', the graphic depicting the map of India was incompletely highlighted in red with the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir missing.

Two children are internet sensations after interrupting their mothers during live TV interviews

July 03, 2020 6:24 pm

The videos that featured on BBC and Sky News were shared widely and many said they were familiar with the challenges of working from home while dealing with children.

UK to consult on decriminalising BBC licence fee evasion

February 05, 2020 10:23 am

The BBC defended the current system and said a government-commissioned review had already found it to be effective and did not recommend change.

BBC to axe 450 jobs to 'modernize' newsroom

January 30, 2020 9:14 am

``We need to reshape BBC News for the next decade in a way which saves substantial amounts of money,'' Fran Unsworth, BBC's director of news and current affairs said. ``We are spending too much of our resources on traditional linear broadcasting and not enough on digital.''

Mark Tully: Face of journalism has changed completely

December 30, 2019 11:59 pm

Now you have all these mediums which allow you to gather news from a distance, Skype, and WhatsApp and other social media. Journalism is now much more fast paced and urgent.

Explained: Why Samira Ahmed has dragged her employer BBC to court

October 29, 2019 7:54 pm

Samira Ahmed has been presenting the BBC show ‘Newswatch’ since 2012, and in the past has worked on other projects with the broadcaster on both television and radio platforms.

Tahar Rahim to play Charles Sobhraj in BBC drama The Serpent

July 16, 2019 10:57 am

Tahar Rahim will essay the role of Charles Sobhraj, who was discovered by a diplomat in mid-70s Southeast Asia. The eight-episode show will primarily focus on how the diplomat from the Dutch embassy in Bangkok gets trapped in a circle of lies and crime.

At 50 million audience, India BBC’s top overseas market

June 22, 2019 3:01 am

Hindi and Telugu have grown the most — to over 18 million and 7.9 million respectively —while Tamil has 10.3 million viewers, Marathi 2 million, and Punjabi 3.5 lakh.

Indian-origin imam triggers controversy in BBC's UK PM debate

June 19, 2019 9:44 pm

Imam Abdullah Patel challenged frontrunner Boris Johnson and the four others remaining in the Conservative Party leadership race over tackling Islamophobia in Britain during the debate telecast by the BBC Tuesday night.