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12 Times Andrew Neil Skewered Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May’s day of “manifesto meltdown” got worse after she was skewered by the BBC’s Andrew Neil over everything from social care to how ma...

BBC Presenter Gets Slapped After Unfortunate Boob Incident On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

A BBC presenter was slapped by a woman after accidentally grabbing her breast in a bizarre interruption on live TV. Ben Brown had been interviewing N...

Corbyn Tells Laura Kuenssberg Even She May Like His Policies

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has joked to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg that in her “heart of hearts” she will like some of Labour’s manifesto policies. The Lab...

Viral BBC Interview Star Explains Why His Daughter Danced Into The Room And It's Adorable

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK

The inside story has been revealed about the sweetest viral video ever, in which a young girl gate-crashed her dad’s live and very serious interview...

BBC News Interrupted By Kids, As Dad Deals With The Perils Of Working From Home

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Parents

A live BBC news broadcast was interrupted by a couple of children who gatecrashed their dad’s office as he was giving an interview over Skype. Rober...

Ex-MI6 Agent Who Wrote That Trump Dossier Is Out Of Hiding But Still Not Talking About It

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

The former British spy at the heart of the sensational story about Russia holding compromising details of Donald Trump’s private life has made his f...

Exposing The Secret Trade In Baby Chimps

David Shukman | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK
David Shukman

Once captured, the baby chimps then enter a sophisticated chain that stretches from the poachers in the jungles to the middlemen, who arrange false export permits and transport, and ultimately to the buyers.

It's Official: Cats Are Just As Intelligent As Dogs

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists in Japan have pawed scorn on the idea that cats aren’t as smart as dogs. A study of 49 felines revealed the species is just as able as it...

BBC Trust Rules Laura Kuenssberg's Jeremy Corbyn Interview Was Inaccurate

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

The BBC Trust has ruled an interview of Jeremy Corbyn by political editor Laura Kuenssberg on the News at Six breached accuracy and impartiality guide...

Drone Footage Shows Huge Crack In Antarctic Ice Shelf That's Threatening To Drift Away

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Tech

Drone footage has revealed the true scale of a vast crack in an Antarctic ice shelf threatening to break in half. It was captured by scientists at the...

It's 2016 So Everyone Thinks The Queen Is Dead And A Media Blackout Is Covering It Up

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK

2016 was the year of “fake news” so it’s seems almost suitable that it ends with rumours of the Queen’s death and an alleged media cover-up. A...

Scientists Are Really Worried About The Heatwave In The Arctic Today

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.12.2016 | UK

Temperatures in the North Pole may have reached up to 20 degrees higher than normal on Christmas Eve, scientists have said. In what is being described...

BBC News Theme Dancing Man Performs Incredible Backflip Fail Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Earlier this week a man named Kerville Cuffy gained viral fame after dancing in the street to the BBC News theme. Naturally, they invited him onto the...

Oops! BBC Newsreader Caught On Phone Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

With all that is going on in the world of current affairs at the moment, it's no wonder journalists need a bit of light relief - at least that's the o...

Uh Oh! BBC News Presenter Caught On Her Phone Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Comedy

BBC News broadcast journalist Joanna Gosling was forced to jump into action on Monday when the cameras unexpectedly turned to her while she was flicki...

BBC Reporter Steps Down After MS Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

UPDATE: Caroline Wyatt has released a statement regarding her condition, and her future plans with the BBC. See below. The BBC’s religious affairs ...

Why Every School Should Be Doing the BBC's School Report

Katrina Calvert | Posted 11.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Katrina Calvert

Throughout the academic year there are various moments that punctuate the calendar: exams, coursework deadlines, sports day, and those glorious end of term days. But there has been another event which keeps returning to the calendars of hundreds of schools across the UK for the past decade: BBC News School Report.

Victoria Derbyshire Shares Joy After Finishing Chemo Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Victoria Derbyshire has shared her delight at completing her chemotherapy treatment, in an emotional new video. The BBC news presenter, who was di...

'What Now' for News?

Giselle Green | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK
Giselle Green

Evidence shows that the public are turned off by negative news as it leaves them feeling anxious, passive and helpless, in despair rather than informed. According to research projects into negative bias in the news, not only do audiences prefer positive news stories but exposure to a typical news story results in a drop in mood in most people.

Why the Media Must be Impartial in the Run Up to the EU Referendum

Charlie Proctor | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Politics
Charlie Proctor

The date is set and the arguments have begun. On June 23rd the people of the United Kingdom will get the chance to vote over their membership of the E...

Do Young People Care About Public Service Broadcasting?

Luke Hyams | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Luke Hyams

Generation Z are growing up in a time when these ever present social media platforms are free, unfiltered and enable anyone with a smartphone to become a broadcaster. The voices and opinions that they interact with on these services are devoid of perceived journalistic bias...

The Vagaries of the News Lexicon

David Spencer | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK
David Spencer

It is all too easy in a busy newsroom to slip into cliche and start dipping into regular news language but sometimes it pays to take a step back and have a think about what you are writing. That is the true test of being a good journalist.

The Best News Tonight Is Who's Presenting The News

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

And finally... in some very good news, George Alagiah will be making his welcome return to screen tonight, sitting down to present his first news bull...

Peston's Mistake: Don't Fall For Your Own Hype

Grant Feller | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

Robert Peston is a Number Two. A quite brilliant Number Two, one of the best in the business. The sort of Number Two everyone wants by their side because he makes their job easier and them look better. But he's still a Number Two. Which is why his much-anticipated transfer to ITV will be a disaster.

Who Killed Elsie Frost?

Jon Manel | Posted 02.10.2016 | UK
Jon Manel

It was shortly after lunch when Elsie Frost said goodbye to her father, Arthur. She was 14 and was on her way to a lake not far from her home. It was to be a special occasion. She had been asked to help teach a group of younger children how to sail...