Kids Company chief quits after funds held

Details emerge of government concern over management

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Plans to privatise Channel 4 resurface

Broadcaster’s sale could raise £1bn for deficit reduction

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

Deal marks first foray into premium cable programming

BBC licence fee has at least 10 years left

Director-general raises concerns about alternative funding models

Actor Vincent Franklin

Staff with two careers benefit employers

Employees have second jobs at communications agency Quietroom

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

‘This New Noise’, by Charlotte Higgins

A portrait of the BBC brings its past to life but leaves questions about its future. Review by Henry Mance

Young people switch off television news

Focus turns to technology platforms and social media

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

MPs target BBC with call for regulator

Politicians launch pre-emptive strike aimed at EU referendum coverage

Rivals poke fun at Apple’s imitation game

Critics see little that is truly novel in move into music streaming

BBC streamlines with £87m property sale

Public broadcaster largely on track to reduce annual costs

Tesco environment project in South Korea


The comprehensive list for the Responsible Business Awards 2015 by category

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

David Pickard, General Director Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne chief to head BBC Proms

Incoming director of classical music festival faces big challenges

Spotify pushes into video and podcasts

Streaming group adds new products before Apple launches service

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Seenit: collecting crowdsourced video

London start-up helps brands get public content

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UKTV shrugs off ‘Top Gear’ demise

Broadcaster drew more viewers and ad revenue in 2014


Mobile fight widens for tech and media

Verizon-AOL deal and Facebook’s news tie-up reveal industry shift

iPlayer popularity falls for first time

Requests for BBC’s on-demand TV service drop 7% in March

Whittingdale appointed as culture secretary

Select committee chairman brings detailed knowledge to department

Gael García Bernal in 'Rosewater'

Rosewater — film review

Jon Stewart’s film dramatises a reporter’s imprisonment in Iran

Audioboom sets new subscriber record

Best ever month follows content deal with comedian Russell Brand

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Margaret Rule, archaeologist, 1928-2015

Director whose determination lifted a sunken Tudor treasure

LONDON - OCTOBER 18: The BBC logo is displayed on entrance gates to Television Centre on October 18, 2007 in London. In order to make £2 billion of savings the BBC will sell off it's famous television studios, make up to 1800 staff redundant and cut back on programme making. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Run the BBC as a company

The power of more than 25m licence-holders should be harnessed, writes Evelyn de Rothschild

Welcome to the Londonsphere

‘The trains that carry occasional Londoners will themselves act as de facto offices’

Cricket’s Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Former Australia captain and acclaimed TV commentator was dubbed ‘the voice of cricket’

British Museum chief MacGregor steps down

Head of UK’s most popular visitor attraction bows out in December

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BBC shifts focus to be ‘internet-centric’

Technology chief says broadcaster must adapt to audience

CrowdEmotion: gauging consumers’ feelings

Emotional intelligence software helps machines read humans’ mood

Daniel Hirschmann, left, and Bethany Koby, centre, at a kids’ gadget session in east London
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Scaling up before the BBC gadget giveaway

The device-debunking Technology Will Save Us believes in its name

Winning the right to see Top Gear abroad

EU commissioner’s idea to end TV geoblocking is not realistic

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It’s time for the BBC to switch up a gear

Clarkson fiasco drives need for new figures on the board


EU plans to revamp digital market

Package to boost ecommerce and shake up telecoms market

BBC drops Clarkson for attacking producer

Director-general decides ‘with regret’ not to renew contract

Cameron fails to heed lessons of history

First rule of preparing to become ex-PM is to keep shtum

Katharine Viner appointed Guardian editor

First female editor in newspaper’s 194-year history