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Cornish tasty: Aidan Turner talks about his favourite Poldark moments

For Aidan Turner, being cast in Poldark felt like a risk. But, as the fifth and final series airs, there’s no doubt it’s paid off. The leading man talks to Georgia Humphreys about his favourite moments

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BBC’s Ann Sarnoff appointed chairman and chief executive of Warner Bros

Ann Sarnoff said it was ‘a privilege’ to join the studio.

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Petition calling on BBC to reverse licence fee move reaches 500,000 signatures

The charity director at Age UK, which is hosting the petition, said it had been ‘inundated’ with phone calls and emails.

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‘Total mayhem’: Shirtless radio presenter chases invading cows off his property

BBC Radio Ulster’s Stephen Nolan said he was ‘furious’ after the bovine invaders set off his alarms and woke him up.

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They’re back! The Judoon are returning to Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker is returning to the Time Lord role next year.

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Ricky Gervais: I wish the BBC was braver

The comedian said he wishes the broadcaster did not ‘bow to pressure’.

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Former BBC journalist Kelly Jobanputra killed by train

Family believe the death could be ‘a tragic accident’ as they paid tribute to the ‘well-loved’ broadcaster.

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Luther to get a remake in India

The crime thriller is one of BBC Studios’ top exports.

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Dragon joins Den 13 years after she was invited to pitch on BBC show

Dragon joins Den 13 years after she was invited to pitch on BBC show

Dubbed a ‘crafting queen’, her business turns over £34m a year.

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Vicky McClure sings out about dementia on BBC

When Vicky McClure snipped the ribbon at the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk in the UK nine years ago, she had no idea of the impact it would eventually have on her own life.

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BBC presenter ‘afraid to go out alone’ during stalking ordeal

Alex Lovell was sent rape threats by Gordon Hawthorn for two years.

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BBC to pay ‘substantial’ damages to Ukrainian president over false allegations

The BBC has apologised to Petro Poroshenko over reports that he procured or authorised a corrupt payment to Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen.

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Blue Planet: Diving in for live show

The impact of Blue Planet II has been astonishing, writes Gemma Dunn.

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Missing Doctor Who episodes brought back to life with animation

The four missing programmes were originally broadcast in 1967.

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Dara O Briain to host new BBC show The Family Brain Games

Contestants will participate in a series of tasks designed by a neuroscientist to test their intelligence.

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Alan Partridge sends email to his BBC ‘colleagues’

The email urges staff to watch his upcoming series.

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Teenage contemporary dancer wins BBC dance show

Ellie triumphed over youthful girl ensemble KLA, contemporary duo Harry and Eleiyah, and young male pairing James And Oliver.

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BBC apology after swearing picked up in live broadcast

It is unclear who was responsible for the comments.

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BBC to provide information about abortions after Call The Midwife row

The broadcaster was criticised for treating the issue as a fraught political matter.

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Cheryl: I will push the best out of my acts on The Greatest Dancer

She will compete with fellow dance captains Matthew Morrison and Oti Mabuse to have one of her acts win.

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Sara Cox ‘bloody loved’ her first Radio 2 show

The broadcaster took over her new slot on Monday.

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Netflix shares first-look images from Ricky Gervais’ new series After Life

The streaming service confirmed the show will premiere in March.

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Zoe Ball jokes she got ‘five alarm clocks’ for Christmas ahead of early starts

She becomes the first female host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show.

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Alice Morgan back with a vengeance in Luther, promises Ruth Wilson

The actress reunites with Idris Elba in the fifth series of the BBC drama.

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Lavish adaptation of Les Miserables to begin on BBC

The series stars Dominic West, David Oyelowo and Lily Collins.

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Chris Evans makes wife cry with heartfelt message during final breakfast show

The radio presenter challenged her to not break down as he had done.

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Chris Evans holds back tears during emotional final Radio 2 breakfast show

The broadcaster thanked his wife Natasha for giving him ‘certainty’.

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Bake Off favourites Andrew and Flo return to compete in Christmas special

Four bakers will compete in the special festive showdown.

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Chris Evans to bow out of BBC Radio 2 with Christmas Eve show

The broadcaster will leave the station for pastures new at Virgin Radio in the new year.

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Jonathan Agnew asks BBC colleague Gary Lineker to keep political views to himself

The BBC cricket correspondent claimed he would be sacked if he followed the Match of the Day presenter’s example.

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Question Time ‘most tweeted about BBC show of 2018’

The Andrew Marr Show and Doctor Who were also among the most discussed shows on Twitter, TV Licensing said.

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Doctor Who scripts let Jodie Whittaker down, say viewers

Jodie will be back for another series of Doctor Who in 2020.

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Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who will be back – but not until 2020

There will be no new series of the sci-fi favourite next year.

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This is what professional chefs want you to know about having your best Christmas yet

Paul Ainsworth and Catherine Fulvio are hosting a new cooking show all about festive food.

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BBC ‘being played’ by those with far-right views, MSP claims

Bosses from the BBC were being questioned at a Scottish Parliament committee.

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Freddie Flintoff ‘happier’ to land Top Gear job than first England cap

The former cricket international will start his new presenter role next year.

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Great British Bake Off: What you can learn from not being star baker

It’s the #GBBO final tonight – but there’s plenty of positives to being runner up, says Jenny Stallard.

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Prue Leith avoids repeat of Bake Off spoiler blunder ahead of final

The judge made sure not to repeat her tweet mistake from last year’s final.

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Bake Off’s Terry thanks fans for their support in emotional message

The amateur baker won the hearts of viewers before he left in the fifth week.

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Report questions ‘troubling’ BBC approach to its Parliament service

BBC Parliament is watched by just 0.5% of the population each week and could become an online-only service.

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‘Very little progress’ made by BBC to cover free TV licences for over-75s

The broadcaster is expected to lose hundreds of millions in revenue when it picks up the cost of the pensioner perk.

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British MPs say BBC gender pay gap is ‘grotesque’ and ‘household names’ scared to speak

The BBC has faced double scrutiny as a DCMS report has been followed by Ofcom’s annual review of the corporation.

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Paddy McGuinness vows to give up meat one day a week

The new Top Gear host regularly shares pictures of his meat-packed meals.

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BBC must improve transparency and take more creative risks, says watchdog

Ofcom said the corporation must attract more young viewers and make original UK programmes.

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316 staff given pay rises after querying BBC salaries

The BBC has previously announced pay cuts for some of its male stars.

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Joe Sugg says he is happy to prove Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood wrong

The vlogger impressed the judges during the first round of the BBC dancing competition.

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Ofcom content director says diversity conversation must be more than a ‘topic’

Leading industry figures are speaking at the Westminster Insight Diversity in Television event.

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BBC claims to have solved streaming lag for major sporting events

Anyone who watched the World Cup online will be familiar with the delay.

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QI host Sandi Toksvig reveals she is paid 40% of what Stephen Fry earned

Toksvig also said she earns the same amount as regular panellist Alan Davies

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New Strictly Come Dancing category to introduce three fresh styles of dance

Contemporary, street/commercial and theatre/jazz will now feature on the programme.

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BBC newsreader Rachael Bland says she only has days to live in cancer battle

BBC news presenter Rachael Bland has revealed she only has days to live after being diagnosed with incurable cancer.

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David Icke: The rise of the son of Godhead

A nearly man in the world of football, David Icke has made a career out of conspiracies, writes Michael Clifford

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Mary Berry among dozen new names on BBC salary list

The former Great British Bake Off judge and Emily Maitlis are two of eight new women additions.

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Former BBC China editor to donate back pay to women’s equality charity

The corporation and the journalist have reached an agreement to resolve their differences.

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Meet DJ Switch, a ten-year-old Ghanaian girl who’s already picking up awards

DJ Switch, also known as Erica Tandoh, started DJing only a year ago and is already winning music awards.

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Anita Rani: BBC pay gap about race and class as well as gender

The BBC star spoke about the recent pay reveal during Countryfile Live.

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No equal pay at BBC 'until men have babies', says former Radio 4 presenter

A renowned former BBC presenter has said there will never be equal pay for men and women at the BBC "until men have babies".

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Chris Evans stays silent on pay while exiting Radio 2 show

Chris Evans went for a jog after refusing to answer questions about his BBC salary following his Radio 2 show.

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