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Coronavirus news: South Korea reports 'critical moment' after 813 new cases – live updates

US strengthens travel advice, raising Iran and Italy to a level three, advising people to ‘avoid nonessential travel’. Follow live newsUS: two new coronavirus cases unrelated to travelWhich countries have travel restrictions in place?Will the Olympics be cancelled? Sports events under threatBiggest one-day fall on US stock marketShare your experiences 9.18am GMT Vietnam has announced that all 16 infected coronavirus patients detected in the country have been discharged from hospital and decl...
Tags: South Korea, Business, Japan, UK, Science, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Iran, Stock Markets, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases

Coronavirus: FTSE tumbles as world stock markets are hit by global spread of disease – latest updates

Nigeria, New Zealand and Lithuania report first cases as WHO says epidemic could get ‘out of control’. Follow live newsCoronavirus fears trigger biggest one-day fall on US stock marketMike Pence ‘not up to task’ of leading US coronavirus response, say expertsWhat are super-spreaders and how are they transmitting coronavirus?Share your experiences 9.29am GMT While the government hasn’t put anybody forward to be interviewed about the coronavirus this morning, the chairman of the Commons Health...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, China, US, World news, Stock Markets, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, TUC, Who, Jeremy Hunt, Lithuania, Dow Jones, Wuhan, BBC Radio

Russia Says Putin, Erdogan Discussed Deadly Strike: Syria Update

(Bloomberg) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by phone Friday after an attack on Turkish troops in Syria killed at least 33 soldiers and wounded dozens of others.Russia denied involvement, but Turkey’s top defense official said Moscow, which backs the Syrian regime, knew the whereabouts of Turkish troops and that attacks on Turkish soldiers continued even after a warning was issued in northwestern Syria’s Idlib province. Erdogan has been careful so...
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John Whittingdale urges radio industry to work together

Following the announcement regarding the scope of the Digital Radio and Audio Review, Media Minister John Whittingdale writes for RadioToday urging the industry to work together going forward. “Radio is still vital for so many of us across the UK. For my own part, as an MP covering a rural constituency, a lot of my time is spent in the car, where I can tune into a wide variety of stations. And with a DAB Radio in my car, I have an even greater choice of stations to listen to. In the past few ...
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BBC Radio 1 Dance to launch on BBC Sounds

A new stream named Radio 1 Dance will launch on BBC Sounds this spring 24 hours a day. The new service will not be a regular radio station with live content, but will repeat the existing dance programmes already aired on BBC Radio 1. Controller of BBC Sounds, Jonathan Wall, explains: “We have the best dance shows on Radio 1, and we know so many of our younger listeners love them. They’ll remain an important part of the Radio 1 schedule of course, but the team will now also pull them into a de...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Desert Island Discs, Alerts, Jonathan, BBC Radio, Bbc Radio 1, Jonathan Wall, Bbc Sounds, Bbc Radio 1 Dance, Lloyd Shepherd Head of Product BBC Sounds

Greg James to write for Waitrose newspaper

BBC Radio 1 Breakfast presenter Greg James has signed up to be a regular columnist for the Waitrose & Partners Weekend newspaper. Greg, who co-wrote the children’s book series, Kid Normal, will have his first column published today in which he talks about his love of flan and why he is a fan of Waitrose. Other columnists for the magazine include BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine and Phillip Schofield. Ollie Rice, Editor-in-Chief of Waitrose Weekend says: ‘We’re delighted to welcome Greg to the Waitro...
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Coronavirus: WHO says more new cases outside China every day than inside – live news

More than 80,000 cases worldwide as impact on financial markets continues and UK schools told not to shut over infection fears. Follow live newsCoronavirus: is it safe to travel and should children be kept home? UK: schools to shut and travel curbs planned if virus spreadsTell us: have you been affected by the coronavirus? 2.20pm GMT Nigel Scotland, one of the tourists in quarantine at a hotel in Tenerife, said many of his fellow guests are ignoring the advise to stay in their rooms. “I coun...
Tags: Europe, UK, Science, China, UK News, World news, Iran, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Tenerife, Who, BBC Radio, Yokohama

Nominations revealed for the Young Audio Awards 2020

The shortlist for this year’s Young Audio Awards is out ahead of the awards ceremony on 27th March at the BBC Radio Theatre in London. Those up for awards come from all across the country including Glasgow, Torbay and Leeds and categories include Rising Talent, School Station of the Year and Best Podcast. Those nominated have the chance to win a show on national radio, mentorship with radio presenters and even a new radio studio. The ceremony will be hosted by awards’ ambassadors Matt Edmonds...
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talkSPORT and BBC win at Sports Journalism Awards

BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service, talkSPORT and a number of BBC local radio stations picked up awards at the Sports Journalism Awards in London this week. talkSPORT won the blue ribbon Network of the Year award with Jim White and Natalie Sawyer’s mid-morning show, White & Sawyer winning Best Radio Show/ Audio of the Year. The station’s Bloodgate documentary was highly commended with a silver accolade for its investigation into the rugby fake blood scandal following talkSPORT’s move into ...
Tags: England, London, Top, Awards, Bbc, Radio, Premier League, Bulgaria, Station, Gary Neville, BBC World Service, Jim White, Peter Crouch, Talksport, Steve Jones, Lee

Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Fleabag and feminism

The actress and writer speaks to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour about her conflicting feelings towards feminism.
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Singer Billie Eilish Wears PRIVÉ REVAUX Sunglasses Leaving BBC Radio 1 Studios!

BILLIE EILISH WEARS PRIVÉ REVAUX SUNGLASSES LEAVING BCC RADIO 1 STUDIOS!        Photo shot by Beretta Sims/Rex      Billie Eilish is wearing the CANDY Frames with rose gold frames and yellow lenses!     I love PRIVÉ REVAUX eyewear. Their sunglasses and glasses are on-trend and come in an array of lens […]
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Maya Jama channels Princess Diana's iconic black velvet gown at the 2020 BRITs

Didn't Maya Jama look incredible at the Brit Awards on Tuesday night? The BBC Radio 1...
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The Polls Say We’re a Generation Looking For Fame. That’s a Problem

I recently asked my seven year-old nephew what he wanted to be when he grew up. With delightful honesty he said, “I want to be famous!” He's not alone, of course. Lots of kids want to be famous, as did we at his age. But for some years now polls have revealed a growing hunger for fame among us adults. And that's a problem. More…
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Polls Say We’re a Generation Seeking Fame. Here’s Where That Will Lead Us

I recently asked my seven year-old nephew what he wanted to be when he grew up. With delightful honesty he said, “I want to be famous!” He's not alone, of course. Lots of kids want to be famous, as did we at his age. But for some years now polls have revealed a growing hunger for fame among us adults. And that's a problem. More…
Tags: Social Networking, Religion, Success, Blog, Fame, BBC Radio, On Spirituality and Change, Resilient Book, Significance

BBC Radio Ulster announces new breakfast show

5 Live’s Sarah Brett and BBC Washington Correspondent Chris Buckler are both heading back to Belfast to present Radio Ulster’s new breakfast show from April. They will replace Noel Thompson and Karen Patterson, who announced in November that they were leaving the Good Morning Ulster programme. Sarah previously spent a decade at BBC Radio Foyle and Radio Ulster, before joining 5 Live in 2014 where she currently hosts the weeknight show from 10.30pm to 1am. She grew up in Donegal and studied jo...
Tags: Europe, UK, Washington, US, Bbc, Radio, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Belfast, North America, Station, Donald Trump, Sarah, Chris, Citybeat, Londonderry

Stanley Tucci to Host BBC Radio 4 Series ‘The Californian Century’

Actor and filmmaker Stanley Tucci will front series “The Californian Century,” set to air on BBC Radio 4. Tucci will play a cynical screenwriter who narrates the stories of ten people who helped build California over the last 100 years. They include Francis Boggs, the first person to direct a full movie in California; Hattie […]
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Watch Harry Styles Cover Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi”

Harry Styles' new album Fine Line, his second solo LP since the end of One Direction, is basically all retro-minded boomer bait. So when he stopped by BBC Radio 2's The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show for Valentine's Day today, he of course decided to bust out a cover of Joni Mitchell's "Big Yellow … More »
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5 Live names Julie Cullen as new Managing Editor

BBC Radio 5 Live has appointed Julie Cullen from 6 Music as its new Managing Editor. She replaces Heidi Dawson, who was recently promoted to Controller of 5 Live, and will assist Heidi in shaping the editorial direction of the station. Julie is currently in the BBC 6 Music management team having worked at the station since 2002. At 6 Music, Julie has been a journalist, presenter, executive producer, editor and, most recently commissioning executive. Prior to joining 6 Music, she worked at BBC...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Heidi, BBC Radio, Julie, The North of England, Heidi Dawson, Julie Cullen

Women's FA Cup: BBC Radio 5 Live to host quarter-final draw

BBC Radio 5 Live's Monday Night Club programme will oversee the draw for the Women's FA Cup quarter-finals on 17 February.
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Lewis Carnie to leave Radio 2 in the summer

The Head of BBC Radio 2, Lewis Carnie, is leaving the station after 19 years. Lorna Clarke, Controller of Pop, confirmed the news to staff today, saying he would be a ‘hard act to follow’ when he departs in the summer. It hasn’t been confirmed what Lewis will be doing next, but in a message to staff at Radio 2 he said he’d be ‘very active in entertainment – there will be more on that when the time is right.’ Lewis Carnie told RadioToday: “After 19 glorious years at BBC Radio 2, it’s time to t...
Tags: Top, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Britain, Falkirk, Alerts, Lewis, Bruce, BBC Radio, Rylan, BBC Radio 2, Lewis Carnie, Zoe Ball, Wogan House, Central FM

Annie Mac signs up as Reform Radio ambassador

Manchester online radio station Reform Radio has appointed BBC Radio 1 presenter Annie Mac as its first ambassador. Annie’s role as an ambassador for Reform Radio will see her supporting and strengthening the work of the social enterprise, which uses the engagement of radio and music to work with young people looking for employment.   On the appointment, Annie Mac says: “I’m really honoured to take on the role of ambassador for such a brilliant organisation as Reform Radio. The work it does i...
Tags: Top, People, Radio, Manchester, Annie, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Community Radio, Reform Radio, Rachel Roger

'Kaka didn't square the ball to me in seven-a-side' - Ali Aden tells BBC Radio 5 Live what it was like having the Brazil legend in his team

Video clips of Kaka playing in a seven-a-side game in east London on Saturday have gone viral. Ali Aden tells BBC Radio 5 Live what it was like having the Brazil legend in his team.
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Chris Wilder: Five things we learned about the Sheffield United boss

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder offers insight into his journey to Premier League management on BBC Radio 5 Live's At Home With Colin Murray podcast.
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Funny Fortnight feature returns to BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is bringing back Funny Fortnight for another year featuring two weekends of one-off celebrity panel shows, quizzes and situation comedies. The network will also air two specials with Patrick Kielty interviewing Mel Brooks, and Steve Martin with Martin Short. Funny Fortnight will feature Tom Allen, Charlie Brooker, Daliso Chaponda, Sophie Duker, Rhys James, Russell Kane, Gary Lewis, James May, AJ Odudu, Vicki Pepperdine, Morgana Robinson, Suzi Ruffell, Ahir Shah, Emma Sidi, Stacey ...
Tags: UK, Bbc, Radio, Steve Martin, Station, Mel Brooks, Patrick Kielty, BBC Radio, BBC Radio 2, Robert Gallacher, Sindhu Vee, Martin Short Funny Fortnight

Indie gets new BBC Radio 4 comedy pilot about dads

Independent production company Made in Manchester has created a brand new comedy pilot show for BBC Radio 4. The Likely Dads is a late-night ‘comedy conversation’ in which five dads discuss what it’s like to be a father in modern Britain. The chat is presented by former Blue Peter presenter Tim Vincent with comedians Russell Kane, Sean Hegarty Mick Ferry and comedy actor Jonathan Kydd. The panel joins Tim for a pilot episode in which they talk about everything from sleep (or lack thereof), p...
Tags: Top, Radio, Britain, Manchester, Station, Bbc Radio 4, Tim, BBC Radio, MIM, Blue Peter, Jonathan Kydd, Ashley Byrne, Made In Manchester, The North of England, Tim Vincent, Russell Kane Sean Hegarty Mick Ferry

Reading Festival 2020 headliners as Stormzy to join line up

The act was revealed live on BBC Radio 1 on Tuesday morning [Author: [email protected] (Elizabeth Mackley)]
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Kelvin Mackenzie wants auction for national licences

Kelvin Mackenzie is calling for analogue national licences to be put up for auction. The DCMS has asked for responses by February 22nd to a consultation, and there is a Radiocentre roundtable on Tuesday with DCMS in attendance. “Boris Johnson’s policy guru Dominic Cummings has never made a secret of wishing there was a centre Right radio or television station in the UK along the lines of the successful Rupert Murdoch owned Fox News. I share that view and always have. The Left have got the BB...
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BBC Radio 5 Live removes studio cameras from website

The live studio video feed for BBC Radio 5 Live has been removed from the station’s website. Until recently, users could watch what was happening in vision 24/7, with multiple cameras covering the studio, and one in front of each presenter. The live camera stream would automatically mix itself, switching cameras to whichever studio microphone had the most dominant audio going through it. When no audio was heard (during pre-recorded clips or phone calls), a wide studio shot was used. But this ...
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Alex Lester joins Greatest Hits Radio for overnights

Former BBC Radio 2 presenter Alex Lester is joining Bauer to host the weekday overnight show on Greatest Hits Radio. Alex will continue his BBC Local Radio commitments in the West Midlands, but sees a return to ‘the best time of the day show’ for Alex since he left Radio 2 overnights in 2017. His former colleague on Radio 2 overnights, Janice Long, is also joining Greatest Hits Radio, along with Tony Dibbin and Paul Gambaccini. Paul Gambaccini will bring back America’s Greatest Hits every Sa...
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Marian Keyes: 'I never know how my books will end'

The author tells BBC Radio 5 Live that her novels develop as she's writing them.
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