Tony Hall, the man with the Midas touch, finally laid low by Bashir row

Dapper and affable, and with sound editorial judgment, Tony Hall was known as the man with the Midas touch among his BBC news colleagues. Starting


BBC interview did not harm Diana, claims Martin Bashir

Martin Bashir has said he “never wanted to harm” Diana, Princess of Wales with the Panorama interview, adding: “I don’t believe we did.” The journalist’s


Rick Santorum axed by CNN over racist remarks on Native Americans

CNN has dropped former Republican US senator Rick Santorum as a senior political commentator after racist remarks he made about Native Americans at an event


‘We’ll intervene to restore trust in the BBC’ warn ministers

Ministers pledged on Saturday to intervene to restore trust in the BBC by conducting a wider-than-anticipated review of its operations next year, as recriminations grew


Gaza damage and Glasgow raids: human rights this fortnight in pictures

Peruvian rival presidential candidates Pedro Castillo (left), of the Perú Libre party, and Keiko Fujimori, of the Fuerza Popular party, bump fists at the signing


US journalist Barrett Brown arrested in the UK on incitement offences

The American journalist Barrett Brown has been arrested and detained in the UK for allegedly overstaying his visa and for alleged public order and incitement

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Fears of ‘feeding frenzy’ against BBC after Diana interview backlash

A former chair of the BBC Trust has warned against the “feeding frenzy” engulfing the corporation as ministers said they would look at how it


Associated Newspapers pays damages for revealing Sand Van Roy as Luc Besson accuser

Associated Newspapers has paid substantial damages and apologised to actor Sand Van Roy for revealing her identity as a complainant in a rape case against


Prince William as personal as the public has ever seen in Diana remarks

He delivered it to camera in a calm and measured tone. But the Duke of Cambridge’s actual words had devastating impact and betrayed a fury