Adult rating would protect children from glamourisation of act
Tue, 02 Feb, 2016
British cinemagoers are guaranteed an eyeful after censors passed the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey without any cuts.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
Scenes showing cross-dressing flirtation and a villainous taxidermist all contributed towards the new Paddington film being given a Parental Guidance certificate — much to the surprise of the famous bear’s creator.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2014
The new Paddington film has been given a Parental Guidance certificate in Britain for mild use of both bad language and sex references – much to the surprise of the creator of the famous bear.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Age ratings for raunchy pop videos shown online in the UK are to move a step closer this week as movie classification chiefs launch a pilot scheme.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
Bad news for Cyrus and Thicke.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2014
Online music videos could be given age ratings to help protect children from inappropriate content, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
USA: A crook got away with a wad of notes from a Florida petrol station but was caught after making a stupid mistake.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2013
Irish censors didn’t just impose their rulings in this country. One early pioneer also served in Britain, writes Robert Hume
Fri, 02 Nov, 2012
Daniel Radcliffe's first post-Harry Potter outing on the big screen is the most complained about film of the year so far, according to the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
Peter Jackson’s dramatisation of acclaimed novel 'The Lovely Bones' has become the most complained-about film of the past year in the UK, new figures show.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2011
A controversial gangster film starring Katie Price’s husband Alex Reid hit a setback today after a bungle over its certificate.
Thu, 25 Mar, 2010
The future of violent video game 'Manhunt 2' is set to be decided in the High Court in Britain.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2007
A revised version of video game Manhunt 2 has been rejected by censors.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2007
Ireland has joined the UK in banning the controversial violent video game Manhunt 2, it was confirmed today.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2007
A sequel to violent video game 'Manhunt' has been banned in Britain, it was announced today.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2007
The director of the British Board of Film Classification today spoke out against the idea of harmonising film ratings across Europe.
Wed, 05 May, 2004
A cult Jack Nicholson movie which has been effectively banned in the UK for 35 years has finally been given a certificate by censors.
Sun, 08 Jun, 2003
Sick stunts in a new breed of videos have prompted unprecedented warnings that viewers could kill themsees if they tried to copy them.
Sun, 27 Apr, 2003
A 'video nasty' which has been banned for years failed to gain a certificate today in Britain after an unsuccessful appeal to a movie authority.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2002
The Spider-Man movie is opening in the UK on the heels of criticism from film regulators that it is possibly the most violent film ever aimed at children.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2002
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