Jeff Randall: ‘I tried to help but I failed’ to broker peace
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TV presenter tried to broker BHS deal

Jeff Randall sought to end MP’s war of words with friend Green

Protesters campaign against BBC bias ahead of the 2014 independence referendum outside the headquarters in Glasgow
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BBC works to restore trust in Scotland

Affection for broadcaster but some doubt impartiality of news

Purnell’s bigger BBC role raises concern

Tories question broadcaster’s impartiality over move

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Interview: Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov

Ahead of a BBC Proms appearance, the musician tells why he practises even in his sleep

BBC chooses new weather forecaster

MeteoGroup will replace the Met Office

Thomas Adés conducts the Britten Sinfonia at the BBC Proms

BBC Proms, Cadogan Hall and Royal Albert Hall, London — review

Two Proms in which new works were wrapped in a classical package

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John Wilson Orchestra and Arcangelo, BBC Proms

Shakespearian musical extravaganzas and dazzling Gershwin

David Coleman: anchored the coverage with complete mastery

BBC Olympics wins medal in hype

Commentators have forsworn understatement

English football’s ‘plucky loser’ goal

Notebook: We want our team to reflect national ideals

Vladimir Jurowski conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the BBC Proms 2016
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BBC Proms: Beethoven’s Ninth, Royal Albert Hall, London — ‘Outstanding in detail and clarity’

Vladimir Jurowski conducted an admirably succinct Beethoven

Ofcom not ready to take on BBC regulation

New charter due to come into force in January

BBC reforms see headcount fall by just 54

Broadcaster wants to trim budget by £700m but progress is slow

BBC takes North off executive committee

Division will now be overseen by ‘director of nations and regions’

Evans leaves Top Gear after ratings crash

Series finale drew record low audience of just 1.9m viewers

Women luxury shoes
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Carry on post-Brexit, whether calm or not

The 10 minutes I debated high heels on the radio were the sanest I have had since the referendum

BBC top stars see salaries fall 4%

Number of performers earning £500,000-£5m falls from 9 to 7

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Daphne Oram’s Still Point: ‘A forgotten future’

Groundbreaking music brought enthrallingly back to life

Remain lands blow with ‘Project Hate’ charge

Brexiters forced on defensive over immigration in last TV clash

Pay transparency is the last taboo

The fear of telling all on salaries infects both start-ups and multinationals

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Farming soap opera awaits Brexit verdict

‘The Archers’ adviser on Europe, subsidies and rural life

Anne Potts, 74, talks to passers by as she campaigns for Britons to leave the EU. For Brexit series written by Tobias Buck. Bracknell.
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Middle England drives Brexit revolution

Mistrust of elite has built over decades, fuelling anti-EU insurgency

The Sun leads British media for Brexit

The Times likely to support Britain remaining in Europe

Evans sends ‘Top Gear’ into reverse

The BBC shows the difficulty a sequel has in becoming a success, writes Bronwen Maddox

One web to rule them all: renaming your phone’s hotspot is a geek thing
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Meet the Lord of the mobile WiFi hotspots

Geeks beware: you may be leaking more valuable data than you know

BBC computer for children goes on sale

Broadcaster is hoping Micro Bit will emulate success of 1980s

New ‘Top Gear’ misses its host’s target

Sunday night’s viewing figures fall short of 5m

‘Top Gear’ doesn’t reinvent wheel — but sticks in second

Post-Clarkson reboot has V10s, mud and little spark

John Eliot Gardiner
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The Secret of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, BBC2

Presentation varies from the informally anecdotal to the erudite

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The Last Days of the Legal Highs, BBC iPlayer, BBC3

Programme focuses on a head shop in Portsmouth and on its packets of variously flavoured ‘spice’

Food becomes a key digital media ingredient

Companies such as BuzzFeed showcase cooking as drivers of traffic in bid to attract advertisers

Why the BBC’s cookery website is not a recipe for disaster

‘Though Britain is up in arms at the news the BBC is to archive 11,000 free online recipes, there may be cause to quietly cheer the move’

Board Briefing: Trouble at the BBC

The governing board faces upheaval — what do our experts think?

BBC to put 11,000 recipes in deep freeze

Move causes confusion as 120,000 sign petition to save archive

EU vote? It is BBC recipes that matter

It is reassuring that the UK is focused on the big challenges, writes Alan Beattie

The BBC is baked into British psyche

Cameron would not risk the wrath of his own kind by attacking the corporation, writes Iain Martin

Cameron pulls back from war with the BBC

While there is pain for the broadcaster, its independence is assured

BBC pushes back at government plans

Broadcaster airs concerns about independence but keeps licence fee

Leave factions row over Brexit TV debate

ITV to pit Cameron against Farage rather than a senior Tory

PM intervenes in BBC governance row

Insistence on board appointments set to trigger bruising conflict

North Korea PR drive backfires again

UK reporter detained, forced to apologise for coverage and expelled

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