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    1. July 10, 2014

      TV industry hails BBC proposals for ‘competition revolution’

      A proposal by Lord Hall, the BBC’s director-general, for a “competition revolution” in programme-making has been welcomed by...

    2. Business Blog

      July 10, 2014

      The BBC wants its intellectual property rights back

      It always pays to scrutinise the small print in grand pronouncements about the future, especially those about the BBC. So I...

    1. July 9, 2014

      BBC eyes plan to let rivals bid to make shows

      The BBC has offered to let its commercial competitors bid for hundreds of millions of pounds in programming budgets in one...

    2. April 4, 2014

      Satire that has no sting

      Some days ago, Tony Hall, director-general of the BBC, welcomed journalists, well-wishers and a sprinkling of celebrities to...

    3. March 25, 2014

      BBC expands arts coverage with links to cultural organisations

      The BBC has promised to build closer links with other cultural organisations, as it unveiled plans to increase coverage of...

    4. FT Tech Hub

      March 11, 2014

      Can the iPlayer become the BBC's "front door"?

      The BBC thinks its iPlayer service is “the best online television service in the world” – a platform so good that it’s the...

    5. March 7, 2014

      BBC cuts set to run deeper

      The axe man has arrived at the BBC – bearing a scalpel. On Thursday Britain’s most-watched broadcaster announced that it...

    6. March 5, 2014

      BBC Three faces axe amid cost-cutting

      It’s another slap in the face for the jilted generation as the BBC is expected to cut back its only television channel aimed...

    7. February 26, 2014

      BBC should be ‘more like John Lewis’

      John Lewis has yet another well-placed admirer. The quintessentially middle-class retailer – which has been touted as a...

    8. February 11, 2014

      MPs voice concerns on BBC World Service

      There are insufficient guarantees about the future of the BBC World Service, leading MPs have warned, despite a pledge by...

    9. January 28, 2014

      Reviving the BBC after the scandals

      Since Tony Hall took over at the BBC last year, the director-general has been on a mission to refocus the broadcaster’s...

    10. January 27, 2014

      BBC: the agony of managing ‘Auntie’

      Greg Dyke told staff “to cut the crap”, Mark Thompson insisted on one-to-one meetings, and George Entwistle . . . well, he...

    11. December 27, 2013

      BBC plans big expansion of arts coverage and cultural fare

      The BBC will appoint a senior executive next year to lead a big expansion of its arts coverage and build relationships...

    12. December 12, 2013

      Mishal Husain

      Mishal Husain’s wrist is a strange place to find a clue to her growing stature as one of Britain’s pre-eminent broadcast...

    13. November 4, 2013

      Centrica chief to forgo bonus over energy bills

      The chief executive of Centrica, owner of British Gas, has decided not to take his bonus this year amid public anger about...

    14. October 22, 2013

      BBC agrees to scrutiny by national audit office

      The BBC has agreed that the UK’s national auditor will have more powers to scrutinise and investigate it. Speaking to MPs on...

    15. October 16, 2013

      The BBC is a cornerstone of Britain’s creative industries

      From the start, John Reith wanted the BBC to innovate. The founding director-general of Britain’s public broadcaster said:...

    16. October 8, 2013

      Hall reveals £100m savings to fund BBC digital push

      Lord Hall tried to draw a line under a torrid year for the BBC on Tuesday by vowing to reconnect with the public...

    17. August 29, 2013

      BBC official in payouts furore set to step down

      Lucy Adams, the BBC’s human resources director, is to step down from the broadcaster following controversy over her role in...

    18. Westminster Blog

      July 18, 2013

      BBC's Lord Patten under fire from culture secretary over sexist sports presenters

      Maria Miller, the culture secretary, has urged the BBC to tackle alleged sexism in its sports department in a row which...

    19. July 18, 2013

      BBC urged to tackle sexism after John Inverdale’s on-air blunder

      Maria Miller, the culture secretary, has urged the BBC to tackle alleged sexism in its sports department in a row which...

    20. July 12, 2013

      BBC needs to tune in to harder times

      Funded by taxpayers yet independent of political control, the BBC occupies a unique and privileged place in British public...

    21. July 1, 2013

      BBC breached own guidelines on payments to departing managers

      The BBC breached its own guidelines and “put public trust at risk” by giving £25m in severance payments to senior managers...

    22. May 24, 2013

      BBC axes £100m digital media project

      The BBC has shut down a five-year technology project to give employees access to its entire archive of content for editing...

    23. April 15, 2013

      Ex-Times editor to be BBC head of news

      James Harding, who resigned as editor of The Times last December, is to be appointed as the next director of news at the...

    24. April 14, 2013

      BBC accused of using students as shield in N Korea

      The BBC has walked into a fresh row after the London School of Economics accused it of using students as a shield on an...

    25. April 12, 2013

      Thatcher split triggers music chart battle

      The death of Margaret Thatcher, the UK prime minister whose policies sparked divisions in her time in office, has almost...

    26. April 2, 2013

      BBC chief’s rallying cry to staff

      Tony Hall began his first day as director-general of the BBC on Tuesday by urging his staff to be confident about the future...

    27. March 29, 2013

      BBC needs audience help in budget battle

      When Tony Hall eases himself into his new job as director-general of the BBC on Tuesday, one file in his in-tray, with just...

    28. March 8, 2013

      The Diary: Tony Hall

      While there are many reasons for flying down to Rio, I can suggest one of the more unlikely ones – if you can find your way...

    29. March 3, 2013

      Savile case hurts BBC-related securities

      The fallout from the Jimmy Savile scandal has spread to the commercial mortgage-backed securities market following the...

    30. February 17, 2013

      BBC journalists to strike over job cuts

      BBC journalists are to stage a 24-hour strike on Monday that has the potential to disrupt radio and television news...

    31. February 14, 2013

      Purnell returns to BBC in senior shake-up

      Lord Hall, the BBC’s incoming director-general, has announced the first of a series of senior appointments as he begins his...

    32. Westminster Blog

      November 26, 2012

      Some pension estimates for the BBC's new director-general

      Last week I brought you the curious snippet that George Entwistle had missed out on an even bigger BBC pension because he...

    33. November 23, 2012

      Culture and safe hands revisit the BBC

      Imagine the scene. It is the early 1950s and a group of young music lovers is huddled around the wireless indulging in the...

    34. November 23, 2012

      Newsnight Savile probe delayed

      The probe into BBC Newsnight’s decision to pull an investigation into Jimmy Savile which linked the star with child abuse...

    35. November 22, 2012

      Lord Hall faces immense BBC challenges

      The BBC sought to draw a line under the Savile crisis on Thursday with the announcement that Lord Hall, the chief executive...

    36. November 22, 2012

      Tony Hall named BBC’s director-general

      The BBC has appointed Tony Hall, head of the UK’s Royal Opera House and a former veteran of the British broadcaster, as its...

    37. November 4, 2011

      Nationwide peal of bells to greet world’s athletes

      A peal of bells will ring out across the UK to herald the start of the Olympics next summer as part of the London 2012...

    38. FT Alphaville

      July 5, 2010

      Duet of star traders to head new fund

      Duet Asset Management, the $2.3bn London-based alternative asset manager, is raising money for a new hedge fund to be headed...

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