BBC - Capital - Why does shopping feel so good?
There are reasons why we buy things we dont need and cant afford. But, there are ways to trick your brain and control your spending urges.
BBC News switches PC users to responsive site
The desktop version of the BBC News website will be switched off on Monday and all visitors will be directed to a newer, responsive design. The new site adapts its layout depending on what type of device it is being used on, be it a desktop PC, tablet.
Jeremy Clarkson in sweary rant against BBC bosses | Media.
Top Gear presenter launches verbal attack on BBC executives and hints that he expects to be sacked over fracas with producer.
BBC to give out one million Micro Bit computers to get kids.
Its the first year of a major new coding curriculum in the UK, and now the BBC wants to play its part in training the next generation of star programmers. The broadcaster is developing a spiritual successor to the BBC Micro,��.
Navy warship USS Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Solent
The 4.5-acre (1.8-hectare) warship has been anchored off Stokes Bay because it is too big to dock at Portsmouths Royal Navy base. Its sailors were due to disembark the ship for shore leave later this week. Portsmouth City Council said the influx of.
India Says It Will Act Against BBC for Airing Banned Film
Indias home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fatal gang rape in which one of the attackers blames the victim.
Alastair Cook: England Test captain scores three in MCC fixture
England Test captain Alastair Cook was dismissed for just three on his return to first-class cricket playing for the MCC against Yorkshire in Abu Dhabi. The 30-year-old was trapped lbw by former England seamer Ryan Sidebottom in the third over of the .
BBC - Travel - Seven unknown architectural wonders
Nigel Farage: Ive been ruthless with UKIP candidates
Appearing on the BBCs Andrew Marr Show, Mr Farage said his partys tax policy would focus on helping struggling Britons and those at the lowest end of the income scale that have suffered the most in the past five or ten years. UKIP has been under .
Suspended Tory Afzal Amin likely to be removed within days
A suspended Conservative election candidate is likely to be removed from the party within days, a senior Conservative source has told the BBC. Afzal Amin is accused of attempting a plot with the English Defence League in which they would announce a .
Former Judge Opens Inquiry Into Savile Sexual Abuse Case
A former judge is examining the “culture and practices” that lay behind the sexual abuse furor swirling around the television host Jimmy Savile and the BBC.. Dame Janet Smith, retired state appeals judge in Britain, begins examination of the culture and practices that lay behind the sexual abuse furor surrounding television host Jimmy Savile and the BBC; seeks to discover whether institutional failures allowed Saviles abuse to continue unchecked for decades.
Richard III: Leicester welcomes kings remains
His funeral cortege entered the city at the historic Bow Bridge after touring landmarks in the county. Cannons were fired in a salute to the king at Bosworth, where he died in 1485. His coffin will be on public view at the cathedral from 09:00 GMT on.
Gossip column: Eriksen, Di Maria, Pogba, Gimenez and Ferdinand
Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria, 27, has told his advisors he wants to leave the club rather than try to prove himself under Louis van Gaal. (Mail on Sunday). Sunday Express back page. And Uniteds ��50m-rated keeper keeper David De Gea, .
Jeremy Clarkson rants about BBC at charity event: I didnt.
Next week Lord Hall will read the BBCs report into Jeremy Clarksons suspension from Top Gear and make a decision about Clarksons future. In light of this, Clarkson may well live to regret his night out at the Roundhouse��.
BBC - Capital - Is this the new power symbol for women?
Experts say you can send a message about your personal brand with this one accessory.
Daniel Craig narrates this feature-length BBC wildlife documentary celebrating the diversity and tenacity of life on earth. Edited together from some 10,000 hours of footage from the BBC’s natural history archives, the film focuses on the cyclical j
2 Executives Step Aside at the BBC as Turmoil Over Reporting Deepens
The crisis over the BBC’s reporting of a decades-old sexual abuse scandal deepened on Monday as two more senior executives withdrew at least temporarily from their jobs.. British Broadcasting Corp struggles to contain spreading crisis over its reporting of decades-old sexual abuse scandal as director of news Helen Boaden and her deputy Stephen Mitchell withdraw temporarily from their jobs in wake of resignation of director general George Entwistle.
Excerpt: Ripper Street
The new BBC America series is about detectives in London.
Korngold: Abschiedslieder, Symphony in F sharp Linda Finnie, alto (Abschiedslieder); BBC Philharmonic conducted by Edward Downes. Chandos CHAN 9171; CD.
Whoa, Girl, What Big Teeth You Have!
The three seasons of the BBCs Wolfblood, about adolescent werewolves, are now available for streaming and on DVD.. Mike Hale Critics Notebook holds that BBC television program Wolfblood, produced for networks childrens division, is appealing if low-budget show.
Nine British medics feared to have crossed into Syria
Some of their relatives, who have travelled to the Turkish-Syrian border, told the BBC they were gravely concerned about their welfare. The medics are believed to have entered Syria more than a week ago. Eight of the nine are pictured above are.
BBC - Capital - The man who leads with no limbs
How a man born without arms or legs learned to swim, surf, skydive ��� and speak in front of thousands.
Sundays Scottish gossip
Charles Green last night revealed hes ready to make a shock Rangers comeback as Mike Ashleys boardroom representative. Full story: Scottish Sun. Hearts striker Genero Zeefuik says he cannot bear to watch Hibernian v Rangers at Easter Road this .
To the Editor: Caryn Jamess generally excellent article did not discuss one aspect of BBC Americas service that very much affects my viewing of it: the editing of the original programs to include commercials. In fairness, BBC America should tell its viewers whether a program like State of Play will include the same material as in Britain (which would mean about a 75-minute show here) or will be trimmed to 60 minutes. ARTHUR HILL Bedford Hills, N.Y.. Arthur Hill letter responds to Caryn James article on TV network BBC America; photo
Clarkson supporters deliver petition to BBC in a tank [w/video]
Jeremy Clarkson supporters used a tank to deliver a million-signature petition to the BBC headquarters in London.
BBC refuses to axe show by paedophile supporter Ian Dunn
BBC bosses have sparked outrage by broadcasting a historic film presented by a notorious child sex campaigner ��� and have refused requests to remove it from the internet. The documentary is presented by Ian Dunn, one of the founders of the Paedophile .
Jeremy Clarkson will sue BBC if he is sacked - and says.
JEREMY Clarkson today claimed he was joking when he appeared to criticise BBC bosses during an expletive-laden rant - as friends said he will sue the corporation if he is sacked over punching a producer.
Jeremy Clarkson Supporters Just Drove A Freaking Tank To.
People are pissed that Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended from Top Gear and the rest of the season has been cancelled. Apparently theyre so pissed that theyre driving a tank to the BBC. This is a real thing that just��.
Keep It British
To the Editor: Re Its Brash, Its British, Its Not PBS by Caryn James [March 28]:. Linda Gardner letter responds to Caryn James article on TV network BBC America; photo
Gossip column: Pogba, Beck, Simeone, Rooney, Ibrahimovic
Juventus have no need to sell France midfielder Paul Pogba, 22, amid interest from Manchester United and Chelsea, says their general manager Giuseppe Marotta. (Sky Sports). Hoffenheims Germany international right-back Andreas Beck, 28, is wanted to .
The Russian massage thats not for the faint-hearted
As leisure activities go, you would imagine that lying naked on a wooden table while two topless Russian men hit your back with bunches of oak leaves would only appeal to a very specialist group of enthusiasts. Yet while such a prospect would make most.
BBC Suspends Top Gear Host Jeremy Clarkson
The BBC said Tuesday it has suspended Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson following a fracas with a producer.
BBC releases update on Clarkson and Top Gear
It has been confirmed that the TGTV episode scheduled for broadcast on Sunday 22 March will not be shown, and that Episode 10 of Series 22, originally scheduled to air on BBC Two on Sunday March 29, has also been��.
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.
To the Editor: In Alan Ridings fine article about the BBC [What Price Success for a Newly Popular BBC?, Feb. 3], I was surprised that he did not mention that many Americans with satellite dishes or digital cable can sample what is so good about the Beeb on the BBC America channel. They can watch the highly addictive East Enders and also see the BBC World News. In addition to top-notch drama, I have enjoyed shows like Absolutely Fabulous before they made their debuts on American networks. CLAUDE M. GRUENER Austin, Tex.. Claude M Gruener letter notes Alan Ridings February 3 article about BBC failed to mention that its shows are available in US via satellite and digital cable TV
BBC Launches Investigation Into Clarkson Fracas
The BBC has launched an investigation into Top Gear host Jeremy Clarksons alleged fracas with a producer, trying to establish the facts of the incident before deciding its next move.
Alas, East Enders
To the Editor: A rabid Anglophile, I have been a fan of BBC America since I was dazzled to find it offered by my satellite service [Its Brash, Its British, Its Not PBS by Caryn James, March 28.] In her article about the wonderful programs offered by the network, however, Ms. James did not mention a truly dastardly thing BBC America did to faithful viewers not that long ago. We are all still reeling.. Claude M Gruener letter responds to Caryn James article on cable TV network BBC America
BBC v MSN - who has the best strikeforce, Real Madrid or.
While Real Madrid have the much-lauded BBC of Gareth Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelonas Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have been dubbed the MSN. It is typical of the battle between the two��.
Jeremy Clarkson rant BBC - Business Insider
Jeremy Clarkson, the suspended presenter of the BBC show Top Gear, on Thursday night launched into a rant about how executives at the network were a bunch of f-----g b------s. Clarkson said at a charity gala event in��.
Clangers make a whistlestop return to BBC to explain solar.
Clangers make a whistlestop return to BBC to explain solar eclipse. Revamped pink space creatures revealed during CBeebies Stargazing special. Monkey. Thursday 19 March 2015 14.18 EDT Last modified on Thursday 19 March 2015��.
BBC - Travel - Indias last surviving headhunters
Indias last surviving headhunters. The remote village of Longwa is home to the fierce Konyak Naga tribe, Indias last generation of tribesmen with striking facial tattoos. By Neelima Vallangi. 22 September 2014��.
Lee Kuan Yew: Reaction in pictures and tweets
He would present it with great intelligence, he told the BBC. Lee Kuan Yew forged strong ties with China, including a friendship with leader Deng Xiaoping, and met successive presidents including Hu Jintao (below). A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman .
Election debates agreement reached
A debate on 16 April on the BBC will involve five opposition party leaders. The PM and Mr Miliband will separately take part in a live question and answer programme on Channel 4 and Sky News. The 90-minute programme presented by Jeremy Paxman and .
BBC Delays Documentary on Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles
“Reinventing the Royals” focuses on the hiring of a public-relations professional to restore the reputation of Prince Charles after the 1997 death of Diana, Princess of Wales, then his wife.. British Broadcasting Corporation, in controversial move, postpones scheduled broadcast of Reinventing the Royals, documentary about how royal family hired public-relations person to restore reputation of Prince Charles after 1997 death of Diana, Princess of Wales; film also details how consultant helped bring into household Camilla Parker Bowles, Charles lover and future wife.
Based on the 2009 investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, PHILOMENA focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock - something her Irish-Catholic community
A Backward Step
To the Editor: Alan Riding accurately portrayed the problems the new BBC faces, with one important exception. He wrote that the BBC World Service radio has long been considered the most reliable international source of news. However, the new BBC brain trust ceased shortwave broadcasting to North America, Australia and New Zealand last July, disenfranchising millions of listeners. It can now be heard in its entirety only via computer or satellite radio. The BBC is now, perhaps, the most-of-the-World-Service, and hardly the pre-emininent source it once was. GREG LOMBARDI Bloomfield, N.J.. Greg Lombardi letter on Alan Ridings February 3 article notes BBC World Service Radio has only limited access in North America, Australia and New Zealand
BBC News - The online dating site sued for targeting.
An online dating site that targets married people is being accused of breaking the law. A court in France must now decide whether the company is illegally encouraging spouses to cheat. Is it permitted for a dating website to��.
BBC: Nemtsovs Daughter Says Putin to Blame for Death
The daughter of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov says that President Vladimir Putin is politically responsible for her fathers death.
Top Gear Live shows postponed - BBC
Top Gear Live shows due to have been held in Norway next week have been postponed, the BBC has said. All four performances will be rescheduled, with dates later this year to be confirmed within the next fortnight. The announcement comes as an .
US urges vigilance after IS online threat to military
A US security source told the BBC that those on the list were being contacted. The group, which called itself the Islamic State Hacking Division, said the personnel named had participated in US missions against IS. It urged its supporters in the US to.
Sunderlands Johnson Bailed Until March 18-BBC
Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has been bailed until March 18 after being arrested on Monday on suspicion of having sex with an under-age girl, the BBC reported on Tuesday.