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Apple accused of failing to protect workers - YouTube
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Windows Phone Gets BBC Sport App, No BBC News Yet
Good news Windows-loving sports fans, the BBC has just launched a new BBC Sports app for Windows Phone but no official BBC News app yet.
Persian Station in Britain Rattles Officials in Iran
The BBC’s Persian-language channel has been singled out as the main threat among foreign news broadcasters for what the Iranian government calls biased coverage.
BBC News - S Korea seeks Chinese help over nuclear.
South Korea is seeking the help of China over a cyber-attack on its nuclear power network after the IP address of a suspected hacker was traced to a north-eastern Chinese city. Seoul says multiple internet addresses used in��.
Virgin Atlantic jet lands safely with landing gear problem
Sunjay Patel told the BBC: Its been a rollercoaster. Yesterday I found out that I was going to Vegas for my 30th birthday, and not going to Vegas today its been quite a crazy 24 hours. I cant wait to get to Vegas to enjoy it now. He said the.
BBC, Under Criticism, Struggles to Tighten Its Belt
The BBC, the world’s biggest and oldest public broadcasting company, has effectively sentenced itself to a 16 percent budget cut through 2017.
Possible Ebola case in Glasgow
A healthcare worker who has just returned from West Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola and is being treated in hospital in Glasgow. The woman, who arrived from Sierra Leone on Sunday night, is in isolation at Glasgows Gartnavel Hospital. All.
Viewers slam Doctor Who and BBC for promoting gay agenda
THE BBC have been cristiced by viewers who complained the broadcaster are using Doctor Who to.. Obituaries �� Scotland �� Sunday �� Home �� News �� Showbiz; Viewers slam Doctor Who and BBC for promoting gay agenda��.
BBC, Facing Budget Cuts, Will Trim World Service and Lay Off 650
Facing a 16 percent reduction in its budget, the BBC World Service said that it would close five of its 32 language services and reduce its workforce by about a quarter.
BBC World News to Be Available Through Comcast
The nation’s largest cable provider plans to offer BBC to nearly 15 million homes by the end of next year.. BBC will announce deal for Comcast to carry BBC World New channel, opening the door to wider distribution channel within the United States, with plans to reach 15 million homes by the end of 2012.
City Link boss defends actions over collapse as criticism grows
Jon Moulton, founder of City Links parent company, has denied the firms collapse was mishandled. News of City Links failure was announced on Christmas Eve, but he said the timing could not have been avoided and has apologised to staff. However, the .
BBC Tactics in Covering North Korea Are Faulted
Reporters who joined students from the London School of Economics on a North Korean trip did not disclose their true purpose and filmed an undercover documentary, the university said.. London School of Economics announces that three BBC journalists who joined group of students on sight-seeing trip to North Korea and secretly filmed undercover documentary did not disclose their true purpose to the university; demands that BBC pull television film, entitled North Korea Undercover, from broadcast schedule and issue an apology.
BBC - Future - Are these the five craziest space missions?
Weve landed on a comet ��� so where next? David Robson rounds up five of the strangest space missions that are already on the cards.
Iran Arrests Filmmakers Accused of Working for BBC
Authorities said the defendants illegally sold content, including films, to the BBC, which the broadcaster denied.
Overturned lorry closes A1 southbound for several hours
A section of the A1 southbound in Lincolnshire has reopened after being closed for several hours following a collision. A lorry overturned and blocked both lanes of the southbound carriageway at about 12:30 GMT. There were no reports of any injuries.
British Officials Support Barring BBC Report
The public service broadcaster said its report related to an e-mail between confidants of Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Politicians fingerprint cloned from photos by hacker
A member of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) hacker network claims to have cloned a thumbprint of a German politician by using commercial software and images taken at a news conference. Jan Krissler says he replicated the fingerprint of defence minister .
Pictures of the Year: 2014
Weve picked a selection of our favourite pictures taken during the past year around the world. Some are dramatic moments, others have a touch of humour, but all sum up the past 12 months. Riot police officers gather as they clash with protestors in.
BBC - Future - Belaz 75710: The giant dumptruck from Belarus
Stewart Green in court over grandson Alex Robinsons murder
A man has appeared at crown court for the first time charged with murdering his nine-year-old grandson. Stewart Greene was charged on Christmas Eve, following the death of his grandson Alex Robinson on 23 December. The boy was taken to hospital, .
BBC Journalists Call Off Strike
The journalists’ union said the new talks were dependent on management’s dropping disciplinary action against three employees for a strike last week.
BBC Staff Faces Discipline for False Child-Sex Report
In the midst of a separate scandal relating to the television host Jimmy Savile, the BBC is disciplining news personnel over reporting that wrongly implicated a Conservative Party politician.. British Broadcasting Corp says it will begin disciplinary action against unidentified news personnel linked to scandal over child abuse report that wrongly implicated Conservative Party treasurer Alistair McAlpine; action comes three weeks after network became embroiled in separate abuse scandal involving television host Jimmy Savile.
BBC News - Cheap African solar energy could power UK.
Cheap African solar energy could power UK homes in 2018. Matt McGrath By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News. solar An impression of what a large-scale concentrated solar power facility might look like in��.
Gossip column: Coleman, Berahino, Reid and Pardew
Manchester United are considering a ��25m bid for Everton right-back Seamus Coleman, 26, who is also wanted by Chelsea. (Daily Star). Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk is ready to reject interest from Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester United in .
BBC News - Russia admits action to buoy rouble - BBC.com
Russias central bank has admitted it intervened to support the rouble in foreign currency markets last week spending a total of $4.53bn (��2.9bn). It has spent more than $70bn supporting the rouble since the start of the year.
BBC News - DarkHotel hackers targets company bosses in.
Companies are being warned about ongoing hack attacks that target hi-tech entrepreneurs and other corporate executives in their hotel rooms. The campaign has been dubbed DarkHotel and is believed to single out specific��.
Combative BBC Anchor Exits News Program
Jeremy Paxman, the “Newsnight” anchor and one of Britain’s best-known broadcasters, was not exactly known for deferring to the lawmakers who appeared on his TV program.
Susanna Reid back on BBC just nine months after dumping.
WENN. Susanna Reid has returned to the BBC just months after dumping the corporation for ITV. The 44-year-old TV presenter made a surprise return to the BBC News studio this morning to appear on the Andrew Marr Show.
BBC - Future - Dos and donts for common colds
Many of the methods advised to ward off the common cold are based on pseudoscience rather than fact. David Robson looks at what works and what doesnt.
BBC and News Corp. Sharpen Attacks
Usually the BBC and News Corp. clash over matters like broadcasting regulations; now they are battling over a racecar driver who took a turn as a writer.
Top BBC Figures Acknowledge ‘Errors’ in Reporting Scandals
The remarks by Chris Patten, the head of the supervisory BBC Trust, and Tim Davie, the acting director general, came as they were addressing a parliamentary panel.. Chris Patten and Tim Davie, senior figures at British Broadcasting Corporation, admit before parliamentary panel to organizational failures and poor judgement in networks false implication of Conservative Party politician Alistair McAlpine in sexual abuse scandal; Patten does offer sympathetic defense of former director general George Entwistle, who resigned.
BBC postpones broadcast of film about Prince Charless former spin doctor
The broadcast of a BBC documentary exploring the controversial tactics of Prince Charless former spin doctor Mark Bolland has been postponed after intervention from lawyers representing the royal family. The BBC2 documentary, titled Reinventing the .
BBC - Future - The surprising uses of games controllers
BBC News - Obama backs net neutrality plan - BBC.com
Open net access should be seen as a basic right that all Americans should enjoy, President Obama has said. He said he supported net neutrality, which means all data travels on cables with the same priority. There should be��.
3 BBC Journalists Report Being Tortured in Libya
The correspondents say they were physically abused and psychologically terrorized for 21 hours after being detained trying to reach the scene of a battle 30 miles from the capital.
Network Rail boss may take bonus after disruption
Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne has told the BBC an internal committee will decide what bonus he should take, following recent major rail disruption. Mr Carne said he could get a maximum of ��34,000, or around 5% of his ��675,000 annual salary.
BBC News boss denies Panorama will be hived off into.
James Harding says documentary series is an essential part of BBC news and current affairs.
Italy ferry: Death toll rises to 10 as evacuation ends
The death toll following a fire on the Norman Atlantic ferry off Corfu has risen to 10, with the evacuation of all those on board now complete. One man was killed when trying to escape the ship, and a further nine bodies have since been found. More.
Hold the Phone: Theres Breaking News!
News apps like Flipboard, Circa News and BBC News help keep users updated on breaking events.. Kit Eaton App Smart column compares mobile news applications.
FA Cup: How to watch the competition on the BBC in January
January is FA Cup month across the BBC, with daily content on TV, radio and online to cover one of the worlds most famous club knockout competitions. The coverage begins on New Years Eve with a special BBC Three show counting down the FA Cups 50 .
What might have gone wrong with AirAsia flight QZ8501?
Boats and planes have been scouring the area looking for signs of the plane. Authorities say no distress call was made by the pilot - but bad weather was reported in the area. BBC Transport Correspondent Richard Westcott looks at the airlines safety.
Internal Documents Portray BBC as Top-Heavy, Bickering and Dysfunctional
Some 3,000 pages released Friday paint a picture of a top-heavy organization weighed down by mistrust, poor communication, buck-passing and squabbling.. BBC releases some 3,000 pages of internal documents from external investigation into why program about BBC presenter and alleged pedophile Jimmy Saville had been canceled; they paint picture of top-heavy organization weighed down by mistrust, poor communication, buck-passing and squabbling.
BBC News - Nigerias Gombe and Bauchi cities hit by blasts
At least 26 people have been killed in bombings in two major cities in northern Nigeria, emergency workers and witnesses say. The first blast at bus rank in Gombe killed at least 20 while another six died in an explosion at a��.
Lisburn bus station death: Woman is knocked down
A woman has died after being knocked down by a bus in Lisburn, County Antrim. The incident happened within the grounds of the citys bus station in Smithfield Street just before 10:30 GMT on Monday. The woman was in her 30s but her name has not yet .
A Tabloid ‘Fake Sheikh, Bane of Crooks and Royalty, Finds Hes Now the Story
For years, the British reporter Mazher Mahmood has baited celebrity targets in order to produce scoops, but now an unflattering glare has been turned on him.. Former British Sun reporter Mazher Mahmood, who for three decades posed as wealthy sheikh in order to uncover prostitution, drug trade and other crimes, has come under public scrutiny with release of BBC documentary; Mahmood, long a star in Rupert Murdochs British tabloid stable, has come to represent Britains journalistic excesses.
Former HTV and BBC journalist Steve Taylor dies
He also presented on BBC Radio Gwent and worked for the Newport-based South Wales Argus newspaper. BBC Wales Head of News and Current Affairs Mark OCallaghan said: Steve was a well-respected colleague who worked for the BBC Wales news .
Former BBC Head Says He Had No Role in Squelching Program
“There is nothing to suggest that I acted inappropriately,” said Mark Thompson, the former BBC director general and incoming chief executive of The New York Times Company.. Mark Thompson, former head of British Broadcasting Corporation, says he was not aware of investigative report prepared for BBC program Newsnight into allegations of sexual abuse against former television personality Jimmy Savile until after investigation was canceled.
FTSE up despite Greece fears
BBC News Business. Home · World · UK · England · N. Ireland · Scotland · Wales · Business · Politics · Health · Education · Sci/Environment · Technology · Entertainment and Arts · Market Data · Your Money · Economy · Companies. 29 December 2014 Last .
Rogue computerised cameras plague BBC news presenters.
Numerous incidents have been recorded and posted on the internet of the computer-controlled cameras suddenly zipping off or turning away from presenters when they are reading news bulletins live. One BBC News��.
The Breakfast Meeting: Coke Buys Into Spotify, and the BBC Abuse Probe Widens
. Also, News Corporation edges closer to investing in the Yankees cable network, and a book investigating Scientology will be published in January.
Anchors Get Giddy Around The Crown
Why do American television anchors make spectacles of themselves when covering events that involve British royalty?. Alessandra Stanley The TV Watch lampoons the overly ceremonious and giddy demeanor of American television anchors covering jubilee celebration for Queen Elizabeth II.