Alina Ibragimova performs at the BBC Proms
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BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Alina Ibragimova, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London — review

Two contrasting Proms featured awesome grandeur and solo intimacy

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Sir Peter O’Sullevan’s horseracing commentary personified BBC sport

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Alissa Firsova outside the Royal Albert Hall in June
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Interview: composer Alissa Firsova

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Xian Zhang conducts the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at the BBC Proms
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BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London

Qigang Chen’s hushed work contained echoes of Debussy and Ravel

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President says UK membership gives America ‘much greater confidence’

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Trust chief rejects idea of ‘smaller BBC’

Fairhead speaks out as ministers start consultation on broadcaster

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Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra on the first night of the BBC Proms
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First night of the Proms, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London — review

A spectacular, exciting launch for the BBC Proms season

Jasmine Davey pictured with her son Luke Davey at his assisted living home in Burcott oxfordshire. Luke Davey 37 is quadriplegic and partially sighted. The council have recently cut his care by 8 hours leaving him alone at night. Luke's parents Jasmine and tony are in their 70's and would have to step in. Luke is adamant that his parents can't care for him.
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Disabled man’s care package halved

Changes leave Luke Davey unable to afford carer through the night

BBC needs reform not evisceration

Ministers should seek economies but retain universality of service

Battle for BBC steps up a gear

Corporation says reform proposals ‘bad for Britain’

Fears eased over BBC green paper

Rising tension with government had raised concerns over report

Stars attack plans for a ‘diminished’ BBC

Hall insists on ability to make entertainment shows

Johnston shares fall 20% on ad revenues

Regional media group points to general election for poor figures

Feeding a "voracious" appetite for information: John Momoh
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A network built on trust

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BBC faces new battle with government

Wide-ranging green paper to be published on Thursday

BBC agrees funding deal with ministers

Licence to rise by inflation as broadcaster covers pensioner cost

Osborne’s misguided BBC licence wheeze

The broadcaster should not foot the bill for government social policy

Osborne to raid BBC coffers

Chancellor says website should rein in ‘imperial ambitions’

Chancellor signals cuts to tax credits

Osborne sets up welfare state revamp with £12bn Budget savings

Kids Company chief quits after funds held

Details emerge of government concern over management

BBC’s Isis ‘impartiality’ upsets ministers

Broadcaster rejects pressure to change way it refers to group

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BBC to axe more than 1,000 jobs

Unexpected rise in number of households without TV licences

Audiences happier with main TV stations

Rise in approval comes despite 15% cut in budgets for UK shows

Discovery wins Europe rights to Olympics

Eurosport owner signs rare continent-wide partnership with IOC

Hulu deal with Showtime to offer video

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BBC licence fee has at least 10 years left

Director-general raises concerns about alternative funding models

Actor Vincent Franklin

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Front cover of ‘This New Noise’, by Charlotte Higgins

‘This New Noise’, by Charlotte Higgins

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Jonathan Dimbleby chronicles ‘The BBC at War’
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The BBC at War, BBC2

Infighting, bullying and fudges that attended the corporation’s emergence as a national institution during the second world war

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Politicians launch pre-emptive strike aimed at EU referendum coverage

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BBC streamlines with £87m property sale

Public broadcaster largely on track to reduce annual costs

Tesco environment project in South Korea

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Mobile phone group EE will broadcast the FA Cup final between Aston Villa, above, and Arsenal live over its 4G network

FA Cup final to hit back of the 4G net

EE to broadcast Arsenal v Aston Villa match at Wembley

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