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Salford Quays: Body found in water near BBC's MediaCity base

A blue forensics tent has been placed by the canal side as detectives deal with the incident [Author: Steve Robson, Neil Murphy]
Tags: UK News, Bbc, Salford, Neil Murphy, Steve Robson, Steve Robson Neil Murphy


Easter Sunday Bombs in Sri Lanka Target Christians and Tourists, Kill Hundreds

REUTERS/Dinuka LiyanawatteA series of coordinated bomb blasts at churches and hotels across Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people and left hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday in one of the worst bouts of violence in the island nation since civil war ended a decade ago.Four luxury hotels and three Catholic churches were among the highly populated areas that were targeted, according to the Associated Press. Officials told the AP that at least two of the blasts were carried out by suicide bomber...
Tags: News, Bbc, Rome, United States, Theresa May, New York Times, Pope Francis, Associated Press, Catholic, Christian, Air Force, Times, Donald Trump, Sri Lanka, Afp, State


The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing

The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.
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Police Identify ‘New Breed’ Of Terrorists In Northern Ireland After Reporter Fatally Shot

LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland arrested two teenagers Saturday in connection with the fatal shooting of a young journalist during rioting in the city of Londonderry and warned of a “new breed” of terrorists threatening the peace. The men, aged 18 and 19, were detained under anti-terrorism legislation and taken to Belfast for questioning, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said. The men have not been identified or charged. Authorities believe one man pulled the trigger during the ch...
Tags: London, News, Eu, European Union, World news, Ap, Bbc, Britain, Ireland, Terrorism, Republic Of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Catholic, Belfast, Ira, Derry


'I'm a Londoner': Ilford man's 15-year battle for new postcode

Wilson Chowdhry says Essex postal identity means the town misses out on investmentOn Valentine’s Day 2017, the Ilford businessman Wilson Chowdhry was forced, once again, to set the record straight about his hometown. A BBC presenter had said the east London town of 165,000 people, located a few miles from the Olympic stadium, was in Essex, and Chowdhry was furious.“I found it really grating. It wound me up for the whole day,” he said. He set up a petition, did a callout on social media and sent ...
Tags: London, UK News, Bbc, Essex, Ilford, Chowdhry, Wilson Chowdhry


Miller, Caldwell, O'Connor & Nevin on what makes a good Scotland manager

Having asked four former internationals, BBC Scotland lays out the criteria needed as the Scottish FA begin the search for the new national team coach.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Nevin, Miller Caldwell O Connor


David Attenborough Climate Change TV show a 'call to arms'

The BBC's Climate Change - The Facts, presented by Sir David Attenborough, is praised by TV critics.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, David Attenborough, Climate Change TV


Who owns the country? The secretive companies hoarding England's land

Multi-million pound corporations with complex structures have purchased the very ground we walk on – and we are only just beginning to discover the damage it is doing to Britain. By Guy ShrubsoleDespite owning 15,000 hectares (37,000 acres) of land, managing a property portfolio worth £2.3bn and having control over huge swaths of central Manchester and Liverpool, very few people have heard of a company named Peel Holdings. It owns the Manchester Ship Canal. It built the Trafford Centre shopping ...
Tags: England, Environment, UK News, Bbc, Britain, Liverpool, Manchester, Salford, Land Rights, Trafford Centre, Manchester Ship Canal, Guy ShrubsoleDespite, Peel Holdings


Extinction Rebellion and Attenborough put climate in spotlight

New bulletins are leading on global warming and the BBC is shedding some of its ‘balance’With Extinction Rebellion making headlines and Sir David Attenborough broadcasting The Facts on BBC One, climate change has gone mainstream this Easter. A nation has been watching protesters glue themselves to trains, turn London’s roads into gardens and actively invite arrest in their hundreds.As a media strategy it is working. How did glueing yourself to a train highlight climate change, Radio 4’s Today pr...
Tags: Politics, London, Media, Environment, UK News, Bbc, TV News, Green politics, David Attenborough, Nick Robinson, Environmental Activism, Attenborough, Extinction Rebellion, Gail Bradbrook


Van Dijk or Sterling? See who the pundits pick as player of the year & choose yours

With the PFA Player of the Year award shortlist to be announced on Saturday's Football Focus, 21 BBC pundits reveal who they think should land the prize.
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PFA Player of the Year - Virgil van Dijk or Raheem Sterling? BBC pundits' verdict

With the PFA Player of the Year award shortlist to be announced on Saturday's Football Focus, 21 BBC pundits reveal who they think should land the prize.
Tags: News, Bbc, PFA, Virgil Van Dijk


Bill Clinton picked up Kama Sutra in gift shop, says Emily Maitlis

BBC Newsnight presenter once spotted former US president perusing ancient erotic text The Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has said she once caught Bill Clinton perusing the Kama Sutra in a hotel gift shop.The BBC presenter said she spotted the former US president with the risque reading material following a day of interviews. Continue reading...
Tags: Media, US, World news, US news, Bbc, Bill Clinton, Emily Maitlis, BBC Newsnight, Kama Sutra


The Mueller report - in 60 seconds

Don't have time to read 448 pages? We challenged the BBC's Jane O'Brien to summarise it for you.
Tags: News, Bbc, Don, Jane O Brien


Sudan stand-off after Omar al-Bashir ousted

Sudanese protest groups require unity to secure civilian rule, the BBC's Alastair Leithead says.
Tags: News, Bbc, Sudan, Omar al Bashir, Alastair Leithead


Sudan protesters need ‘united front’ in military talks

Sudanese protest groups require unity to secure civilian rule, the BBC's Alastair Leithead says.
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Alastair Leithead: Sudan stand-off after president ousted

Sudanese protest groups require unity to secure civilian rule, the BBC's Alastair Leithead says.
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Lyme Park: Fire crews fight National Trust moorland blaze

The National Trust close Lyme Park, which was used in the BBC's 1995 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.
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Pochettino discusses City rematch, Kane

Mauricio Pochettino and Tottenham Hotspur flew back to North London after Wednesday's memorable triumph in the UEFA Champions League, a few days before the club will make the same trip to visit Manchester City in the Premier League. “We are tired after an amazing and crazy and unbelievable night,” Pochettino said, via the BBC. The advancement past Man City over two legs came after VAR correctly ripped a stoppage time City goal off the board and plunged Spurs from despair into euphoria.
Tags: News, Bbc, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Mauricio Pochettino, Pochettino, Man City, north London, Kane, Var


George Alagiah's 'guilt' over disabled toilet use

The BBC newsreader tells of his guilt at using the toilets with an "invisible disability".
Tags: News, Bbc, George Alagiah


Climate change: Sir David Attenborough warns of 'catastrophe'

The veteran naturalist's BBC programme on climate change is his strongest warning yet on the threat of rising temperatures.
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Attenborough returns for climate change film

Sir David Attenborough is back on BBC One presenting a documentary called Climate Change: The Facts
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Attenborough on climate change action

Sir David Attenborough is back on BBC One presenting a documentary called Climate Change: The Facts
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Sir David Attenborough presents Climate Change: The Facts

Sir David Attenborough is back on BBC One presenting a documentary called Climate Change: The Facts
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BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 contender Pernille Harder

Denmark and Vfl Wolfsburg forward Pernille Harder is hoping to win the coveted BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.
Tags: News, Bbc, Denmark, Wolfsburg, Pernille Harder


Meet BBC Women's Footballer of Year contenders - and vote for your winner

Meet the five contenders for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.
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BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019: Pernille Harder profile

BBC Sport profiles Wolfsburg and Denmark forward Pernille Harder, one of five nominees for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 award.
Tags: News, Bbc, Denmark, Wolfsburg, BBC Sport, Pernille Harder


BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 shortlist revealed - vote for your favourite

The shortlist for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019 is revealed - and you can vote for your favourite.
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Bowing out

Jim McColl has been presenting BBC Scotland's The Beechgrove Garden since 1978.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Jim McColl, Beechgrove Garden


Beechgrove Garden presenter Jim McColl retires after 40 years

Jim McColl has been presenting BBC Scotland's The Beechgrove Garden since 1978.
Tags: News, Scotland, Bbc, Jim McColl, Beechgrove Garden


Mya-Lecia Naylor: CBBC star dies suddenly aged 16

The actress appeared in BBC shows Millie Inbetween and Almost Never.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, CBBC, Mya Lecia Naylor, Millie Inbetween



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