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Future of BBC up for grabs as UK government kicks off review| Reuters

Jul 17, 2015

Future of BBC up for grabs as UK government kicks off review| Reuters

LONDON Britain's newly elected Conservative government signalled on Thursday it would cut back the BBC, the opening salvo in a battle over the future of the world's biggest public service broadcaster. Any attempt to change the 92-year-old broadcaster provokes a fierce reaction in Britain, where it claims a unique cultural status from its role in showing everything from royal weddings and sports events to local news and popular dramas. #India #BBC #Middle East #Latin America #lifestyle
Get ready, Sherlock fans: The vintage special footage is out and Doyle would be proud

Jul 10, 2015

Get ready, Sherlock fans: The vintage special footage is out and Doyle would be proud

The first clip from the upcoming Sherlock special is out and it seems to be a fitting tribute to Doyle's the source material. #BuzzPatrol #BBC #TV shows #Sherlock Holmes #Martin Freeman #Benedict Cumberbatch #San Diego Comic-Con #Sherlock #John Watson #Shareworthy
UK govt slams BBC for continuous usage of 'Islamic State'

Jul 02, 2015

UK govt slams BBC for continuous usage of 'Islamic State'

The UK government has condemned BBC's decision to keep using the term 'Islamic State' in reference to the terrorist outfit, days after Prime Minister David Cameron asked media outlets to avoid using the misleading term which gives undue credibility to the "poisonous death cult". #World #Terrorism #BBC #NewsTracker #terrorist #islamic-state
Pakistan mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'

Jun 30, 2015

Pakistan mulling action against India in UN over 'interference'

Pakistan is mulling dragging India to the UN for alleged interference in its affairs after a news report claimed India has been helping the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with funds and training to create unrest in Karachi. #India #China #United Nations #BBC #Pakistan #NewsTracker #UN #MQM #interfere
Stop calling terror group 'Islamic State': British PM David Cameron tells media

Jun 29, 2015

Stop calling terror group 'Islamic State': British PM David Cameron tells media

British Prime Minister David Cameron has called on the BBC and other media outlets to avoid using the term Islamic State in reference to the terror outfit. #World #Media #Terrorism #BBC #TheySaidIt #David Cameron #UK #ISIL #ISIS #British PM #IS
When Obama asks the difficult questions: BBC airs climate change interview with British naturalist Attenborough

Jun 29, 2015

When Obama asks the difficult questions: BBC airs climate change interview with British naturalist Attenborough

U.S. President Barack Obama for a change was the one asking the questions in an interview that aired on Sunday with British naturalist David Attenborough in which they agreed that combating climate change would require a global effort. #World #White House #Obama #BBC #climate change #NewsTracker #Interview #Global warming #Attenborough
Chris Evans to replace Jeremy Clarkson as Top Gear host

Jun 17, 2015

Chris Evans to replace Jeremy Clarkson as Top Gear host

Television and radio presenter Chris Evans will host motoring show Top Gear, replacing Jeremy Clarkson, who was dropped in March after he physically attacked a producer, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) said on Tuesday. #BuzzPatrol #BBC #Top Gear #Jeremy Clarkson #Entertainment #Richard Hammond #James May #Chris Evans
Britain pulls spies after Russia, China crack encrypted Snowden files

Jun 14, 2015

Britain pulls spies after Russia, China crack encrypted Snowden files

China and Russia have cracked the over one million encrypted files leaked by fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden, forcing Britain to withdraw its spies from live operations in 'hostile countries' so as not to put their lives in peril, British media reported on Sunday. #World #China #US #BBC #NewsTracker #Russia #Britain #Spies #Edward Snowden #MI6 #Snowden Files
Oops! BBC journalist falsely tweeted about death of Queen Elizabeth II

Jun 04, 2015

Oops! BBC journalist falsely tweeted about death of Queen Elizabeth II

A tweet by a BBC journalist after a rehearsal for royal deaths today sparked frenzied rumours on the social media that Queen Elizabeth II had died #World #Buckingham Palace #NewsTracker #Queen Elizabeth II #News #BBC news #fake death