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Racism row: BBC expects to work with Michael Vaughan again despite Ashes axe
First Cricket News

Racism row: BBC expects to work with Michael Vaughan again despite Ashes axe

Wednesday saw the BBC confirm Vaughan, an Ashes-winning skipper in 2005, remained "on contract" and talks were continuing over his return to air.

Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'
World

Prince William slams world's wealthiest men for funding space race, says 'fix Planet Earth instead'

William voiced his disapproval a day after William Shatner became the oldest man to fly to space in a rocket built by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos

BBC reporter Phil McCann triggers 'fill my can' memes as he covers fuel shortage in UK
World

BBC reporter Phil McCann triggers 'fill my can' memes as he covers fuel shortage in UK

Internet users noticed that his name sounded similar to the phrase ‘fill my can’. It did not take long for social media users to connect McCann's name with the topic he was reporting on, resulting in several memes.

'Don't be afraid', says Afghanistan TV news anchor surrounded by armed Taliban fighters; see video here
World

'Don't be afraid', says Afghanistan TV news anchor surrounded by armed Taliban fighters; see video here

BBC journalist Kian Sharifi tweeted that the presenter of Afghan TV's Peace Studio political debate programme conducted the programme with armed Taliban fighters behind him

British DJ’s name Rob da Bank turns into viral meme after appearing on BBC
World

British DJ’s name Rob da Bank turns into viral meme after appearing on BBC

While watching his interview on BBC about the ongoing festival at Lulworth Estate, viewers noticed his name that caught their attention

Apple TV+, BBC collaborate on new docu on 9/11 attacks from perspective of Bush administration
Entertainment

Apple TV+, BBC collaborate on new docu on 9/11 attacks from perspective of Bush administration

Jeff Daniels will narrate the documentary that debuts in September near the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Fastly fixes CDN glitch that caused Amazon, Reddit, Spotify, other popular websites to go down
News & Analysis

Fastly fixes CDN glitch that caused Amazon, Reddit, Spotify, other popular websites to go down

"We’re currently investigating potential impact to performance with our CDN services,” Fastly has said.

Fastly CDN outage: Why did so many global websites like Amazon and Reddit go down?
News & Analysis

Fastly CDN outage: Why did so many global websites like Amazon and Reddit go down?

Fastly has confirmed issues with its CDN services and says that it is investigating the matter.

BBC will review editorial policies and Martin Bashir hiring, says British broadcaster
World

BBC will review editorial policies and Martin Bashir hiring, says British broadcaster

The BBC will also investigate how journalist Martin Bashir, who conducted the interview and reportedly faked documents to gain the Spencer family's trust, was rehired, a statement said

Ex-BBC chief Tony Hall resigns as chair of Britain's National Gallery over criticism on probe into Princess Diana interview
World

Ex-BBC chief Tony Hall resigns as chair of Britain's National Gallery over criticism on probe into Princess Diana interview

Journalist Martin Bashir tricked Diana into giving a 1995 BBC television interview in which she lifted the lid on her troubled marriage to Prince Charles, an independent investigation concluded on Thursday.

Former BBC chief Tony Hall resigns as Chair of National Gallery amid Princess Diana interview fallout
World

Former BBC chief Tony Hall resigns as Chair of National Gallery amid Princess Diana interview fallout

Hall, who was criticised for his "woefully ineffective" probe into Martin Bashir's 1995 interview with Princess Diana, said that remaining in the position would be “a distraction to an institution I care deeply about”

For journalists reporting on Israel-Palestine, the 'objectivity' test complicates language
Lifestyle

For journalists reporting on Israel-Palestine, the 'objectivity' test complicates language

Once you step into the process of saying anything about the violence in Gaza, language makes you take a side.

Luther movie will go into production in September 2021, says Idris Elba
Entertainment

Luther movie will go into production in September 2021, says Idris Elba

"It’s been a long time coming," said Idris Elba on the film adaptation of the BBC series Luther.

'Deceitful behavior': BBC faces questions of integrity after Princess Diana report
World

'Deceitful behavior': BBC faces questions of integrity after Princess Diana report

The interview on the Panorama program came under renewed scrutiny after Diana’s brother, Charles Spencer, complained that journalist Martin Bashir used false documents and other dishonest tactics to persuade Diana to grant the interview.

Princes William and Harry condemn BBC's use of ‘deceitful’ means to secure explosive Princess Diana interview
World

Princes William and Harry condemn BBC's use of ‘deceitful’ means to secure explosive Princess Diana interview

An inquiry said journalist Martin Bashir showed fake documents to gain access to the princess and the BBC covered up what it knew about Bashir’s actions

Emily Blunt to lead BBC, Amazon Prime Video's Western series The English
Entertainment

Emily Blunt to lead BBC, Amazon Prime Video's Western series The English

Emily Blunt will co-star with Chaske Spencer, known for featuring in Twilight movies and Banshee, in The English, a six-episode show

World Earth Day: Ellen DeGeneres-narrated wildlife documentary Endangered premieres on Discovery+
Entertainment

World Earth Day: Ellen DeGeneres-narrated wildlife documentary Endangered premieres on Discovery+

Endangered follows the effort of dedicated wildlife conservationists across the globe as they work to compile the latest version of The Red List of threatened species.

Coverage of Prince Philip's death becomes BBC's most-complained about TV programming
Arts & Culture

Coverage of Prince Philip's death becomes BBC's most-complained about TV programming

The BBC said in a statement on 15 April that Philip’s death was a “significant event which generated a lot of interest both nationally and internationally,” but acknowledged that some thought the rolling coverage was excessive.

Stanley Tucci, David Tennant to star in Steven Moffat's BBC and Netflix co-production Inside Man
Entertainment

Stanley Tucci, David Tennant to star in Steven Moffat's BBC and Netflix co-production Inside Man

Inside Man will serve as a reunion for Steven Moffat and David Tennant after Doctor Who.

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, other streaming services should legally share viewing data of UK shows, say lawmakers
Entertainment

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, other streaming services should legally share viewing data of UK shows, say lawmakers

UK lawmakers also want streaming platforms to label British content with logos of the broadcaster that originally commissioned the show or movie.