Lewis Hamilton dominates second practice
Lewis Hamilton was in a league of his own as the Mercedes driver set the fastest time in second practice at the Spanish Grand Prix. The world champion was 0.408 seconds up on Ferraris Sebastian Vettel, with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg third.
Election results: Cameron re-appoints senior ministers
The Conservatives took a number of seats from the Liberal Democrats in the south west of England and held on to their one Scottish seat of Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale. Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith told the BBC there would .
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
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.
Losing focus: Why tech is getting in the way of work - BBC.com
Losing focus: Why tech is getting in the way of work. By Ian Hardy BBC News, New York. 8 hours ago. From the section Business. Woman with her head in her hands in front of her computer If you cant concentrate at work and turn��.
Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions
. change and how Microsoft would provide support. It doesnt mean that Windows is frozen and will never move forward again, Mr Kleynhans told the BBC. Indeed we are about to see the opposite, with the speed of Windows updates shifting into high.
BBC Suspends Jeremy Clarkson, Host of ‘Top Gear,’ After String of Warnings
Mr. Clarkson, host of the hugely popular car program who relishes the politically incorrect, was suspended after an unexplained “fracas” with a producer.. BBC suspends Jeremy Clarkson, popular host of car show Top Gear, after unspecified fracas with producer; politically incorrect host had been given string of previous warnings over his offensive remarks.
BBC - Capital - Expat shock at coming home
The surprising struggle of returning from abroad--and what to do about it.
BBC - Capital - Forget standing meetings, try this instead
To cure meeting mayhem, the secret could be in your feet.
Fans Petition BBC to Reinstate ‘Top Gear’ Host Jeremy Clarkson
Thousands signed an online petition seeking the return of Mr. Clarkson, who was suspended after a “fracas” with a producer.. Hundreds of thousands of fans sign online petition to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson, host of BBC television show Top Gear, who was fired due to conflict with producer.
BBC - Travel - The drink of the gods
BBC - Travel - How well do you know the world?
Test your knowledge with BBC Travels Geoguessr ��� the game that proves how well you know the world! First, move around using your mouse and figure out where you are. Then click on the map in the lower right hand corner��.
Jose Mourinho says Steven Gerrard made him better manager
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made him a better manager, ahead of their final Premier League meeting on Sunday. The champions host the Reds in one the 34-year-olds final matches for the Anfield club (16:00 BST .
Two-hour canal journey on a barge? An instant BBC TV hit.
A two-hour BBC show featuring nothing more than a journey down a canal has proved an unlikely hit with viewers. All Aboard! The Canal Trip was filmed.
How to Vote Labour Says BBC Website - Media Guido
Media Guido has tracked the absurd bias of the BBCs election hub throughout the campaign, but their pi��ce de r��sistance today is a belter. On their how to vote guide, the graphic clearly has the pencil poised over the Labour��.
Channel 4 election coverage beats ITV in ratings
An average of 1.9 million watched Channel 4 in the first hour after the polls closed at 22:00 BST, with 1.45 million tuning in to ITVs coverage. BBC Ones Election 2015 show, hosted by David Dimbleby, dominated the audience, with an average of 6.35.
BBCs Nick Robinson praised for election coverage.
FAMOUS British faces have taken to Twitter to praise the BBCS Political Editor Nick Robinson for his General Election coverage following his battle with cancer.
Christmases Past, Present and Sci-Fi
Since 2005, the fantasy series “Doctor Who” has celebrated Christmas Day with a new chapter in its long-running story. This year’s episode pays tribute to Dickens.
Report: The BBC has chosen its new Top Gear hosts led by.
According to the Telegraph, the BBC has chosen a new trio of hosts for Top Gear ��� Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister, and Guy Martin.
BBC to Adapt Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell as Mini-Series
. “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell,” a best-selling novel by Susanna Clarke, centers on two competing conjurers of 19th-century Britain who are seeking to restore magic to their world.
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
These microscopic mites live on your face
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.
WATCH: BBC Impressed by Israeli Accomplishments in Nepal
BBC has been known for what appeared to be a strong bias against Israel. Yet even the BBC had to give credit to Israel for the incredible work it has been doing in Nepal since the disastrous earthquake that rocked the country��.
Newcastle United: Alan Shearer disappointed by Coloccini letter
Alan Shearer says he was taken aback by relegation-threatened Newcastles captain Fabricio Coloccini writing a letter to fans asking for their support. The clubs all-time record goalscorer told BBCs Football Focus that it was up to players to give.
BBC News vs Sky News: General Election 2015 saw the real swing between two.
Now the votes have been counted and verified we can start to look back at the General Election 2015 coverage from BBC and Sky. Both Sky News and BBC One/BBC News have been pumping out round the clock news, features and political insights - and .
Emmys Watch: Abi Morgan on The Hour and How West Wing Saved Her
. The writer Abi Morgan, nominated for the BBC America mini-series The Hour, talks about her love of American television and how The West Wing got her through two pregnancies.
Review: ‘Jamaica Inn’ on BBC Resurrects a ‘Downton Abbey’ Star
The mini-series is based on the Daphne du Maurier novel and stars the actress who played the beautifully tragic Lady Sybil.. Mike Hale reviews BBC television series Jamaica Inn, starring Jessica Brown Findlay.
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
Beethoven, Jarvis, Sherlock: Eclectic BBC Proms Line-Up Announced
Beethovens piano concertos and Sibelius symphonies will jostle with Jarvis Cocker and an evening of Sherlock Holmes-inspired music at the 120th BBC Proms festival of classical music in London this summer, the organizers said on Thursday.
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
Fridays Scottish gossip
Brazilian striker Jonathas, currently on loan at La Liga side Elche, says the Champions League could lure him to Celtic. (Daily Record). Scotland can go all the way to Euro 2016 without the need for a play-off, says confident Watford wing-back Ikechi Anya.
BBC performing arts fund that backed Adele to close
���In recent years, new forms of technology have changed the pattern of audience voting,��� the BBC said. ���These industry-wide technical developments enabling audiences to vote online, via smartphones and social media have meant that the amount of residual .
Cameron must make case for EU membership, says Tusk
European Council President Donald Tusk has said he wants newly re-elected British Prime Minister David Cameron to make the case for EU membership. Mr Tusk said he was deeply convinced that there is no better life outside the European Union, for any .
Ebola lives on in eye of US survivor
The Ebola virus has been detected in the eye of a US doctor who had already recovered from the illness. The medic, who caught the bug while working in Sierra Leone, had blurred eyesight and pain two months after being declared Ebola-free. Scientists.
The BBCs Election Bot Will Tweet you Results On Demand
http://tnw.to/b4jQG. Copied! 2 Comments. The latest experiment from the BBCs Taster initiative is the BBC Election Bot, a Twitter account that will send you the nearest result for any UK postcode you choose to tweet its way.
Excerpt: Ripper Street
The new BBC America series is about detectives in London.
BBC Charts New Course for its U.S. Newscast
Tapping into what it sees as a need for impartial international news on cable, the BBC said Friday that it would aggressively seek distribution in the United States for BBC World News, its 24-hour news channel.. The BBC is cutting back on its flagship newscast based in the United States, BBC World News America, and moving it off of the BBC America cable channel.
BBC drops Top Gears Clarkson
The BBC has decided not to renew the contract of Jeremy Clarkson, the hugely-popular but divisive presenter of its motoring programme Top Gear. As David Pollard reports the show is one of the broadcasters biggest money makers.
Election results: Conservatives win majority
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
Memphis Depay: Man Utd forced into signing by PSG interest
Manchester United were forced to sign PSV Eindhoven forward Memphis Depay early because of interest from French Ligue 1 leaders Paris St-Germain. Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal said the club wanted to wait until the summer to bring in the .
BBC News Carol Kirkwood covers up to present weather.
BBC News Carol Kirkwood covers up after causing chaos online in curve-hugging dress. SHES known to display her curves in an array of outfits, but Carol Kirkwood chose to cover up a little more while presenting the��.
‘Broadchurch,’ a Mystery Series, Returns to BBC America
Season 2 of this British mystery series begins on Wednesday night with a messier, more contingent arc than its previous season.. Mike Hale Critics Notebook on television series Broadchurch, returning to BBC America for a second season.
Football gossip: Bale, Hummels, Sturridge, Benteke, Firmino
The absence of injured Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge, 25, until September will see Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers target a proven striker in the summer, with Aston Villa forward Christian Benteke, 24, under consideration. (The Times.
Korngold: Abschiedslieder, Symphony in F sharp Linda Finnie, alto (Abschiedslieder); BBC Philharmonic conducted by Edward Downes. Chandos CHAN 9171; CD.
BBC - Capital - Eat with strangers, make money?
Would you attend a dinner party hosted by a stranger? Thanks to peer-to-peer dining websites, home cooks are opening their doors to guests theyve never met.
BBC - Culture - The 11 greatest childrens books
The books that first make us fall in love with reading stay with us forever. BBC Culture polled critics around the world to decide the best reads for kids.
Ireland v England: Rain washes out one-day international
Englands one-day international against Ireland was abandoned after rain allowed only 18 overs to be played. Ireland had limped to 56-4 when the players were forced off at 12:05 BST, and the match was called off at 15:10. Mark Wood and David Willey.
BBC - Travel - Seven unknown architectural wonders
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