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BBC fires radio presenter after chimpanzee tweet about Britain’s new royal...

Meghan Markle gave birth in the early hours of Monday morning to a baby boy, Archie.

Top networks launch Turkey YouTube channel as local media tamed

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s tight grip on domestic media is creating an opening for foreign broadcasters to step onto the Turkish scene.

Indian remake of ‘Luther’ in the works

"The original Luther has a tremendous international following, and we believe that an Indian version will work very well in our region," said Applause Entertainment CEO Sameer Nair.

US hackers helped UAE spy on Al Jazeera chairman, BBC host

The American operatives worked for Project Raven, a secret Emirati intelligence program that spied on dissidents, militants and political opponents of the UAE monarchy.

Sala pilot not authorised to fly at night, says BBC report

The pilot that was transporting Premier League striker Emiliano Sala from Nantes in France to Cardiff City, UK was not authorised to fly at night. 

British creatives urge BBC to oppose Israel hosting Eurovision

In 2018, Israel and its commercial capital, Tel Aviv was chosen to host this year's event.

Russian TV network seeks legal challenge over UK watchdog’s ruling

Russian TV network Russia Today is seeking a judicial review over Ofcom's ruling that it broke impartiality rules in news and current affairs programmes.

Russia investigates BBC for airing terrorist ideology

When the Russian investigation was initially announced last month, the BBC said it was in full compliance with Russian law.

Russia probes BBC after British regulator warns RT

RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan criticised Britain's claims of violations as 'drivel'.

Tour de France winner Thomas voted UK sports personality

The Welshman beat out F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton and World Cup Golden Boot winner Harry Kane into 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Salah retains BBC African Footballer of the Year award

The 26-year-old is just the second player after Jay-Jay Okocha to win it two years running.

Angelina Jolie to guest edit BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme

The Oscar-winning actress is also a UN Special Envoy and known for her humanitarian work.

Malaysian shariah judge named one of BBC’s top 100 women trailblazers

Nenney Shuhaidah Shamsuddin is recognised for her attempts to change the negative image of Sharia law.

Leicester City chairman was on chopper when it crashed, BBC says

BBC reports say Vichai was on the helicopter when the incident occurred.

‘Genius’ behind ‘Teletubbies’ in new go-to-sleep kids show

The 50-episode show, which has taken more than two and a half years to make, will also be shown by Universal Kids in the US later this year.

Malaysia’s system of governance abused by Najib, says Mahathir

The prime minister says it is up to the court to decide on the charges against Najib.

Anwar: I don’t want an apology from Mahathir

PKR president-elect says he was satisfied with the prime minister for moving on and working with him again.

Mahathir heads to UK on working visit

PM will also attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly.

Backbenchers club now known as backbenchers council

The abbreviation for the council will be BBC, not PHBBC, as not all backbenchers are from Pakatan Harapan.

Dr Who gets a female touch

There were glimpses of the Doctor with her new sonic screwdriver, some impressive shots of alien worlds and the Doctor's new companions Yasmin, Ryan and Graham.

British singer Cliff Richard wins damages over BBC televised police raid

London's High Court ruled the broadcaster had breached his privacy by televising a raid on his house.

BBC says its best-paid TV and radio stars are all men

Men occupied the top 12 slots and accounted for around six in 10 of the highest-paid on-air talent.

BBC presenter in Sabah to capture wildlife experience

Kate Humble is on a 9-day wildlife shoot in Sabah’s east coast.

Mahathir was the Trump of his time, says Anwar

Anwar Ibrahim says the Dr Mahathir Mohamad he knew in the 1980s is not the same person today.

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