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From TheJournal.ie BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules' Newsnight This post contains videos

BBC says Emily Maitlis' remarks about Dominic Cummings 'broke impartiality rules'

The British Prime Minister is standing by his senior aide despite mounting pressure to fire him.

From TheJournal.ie Prince Andrew 'standing back' from over 200 patronages amid ongoing criticism Duke Of York

Prince Andrew 'standing back' from over 200 patronages amid ongoing criticism

A number of major financial and telecom companies have also distanced themselves from the duke.

From TheJournal.ie Epstein abuse victims call on Prince Andrew to make statement to FBI following 'disastrous' BBC interview PR Disaster
From TheJournal.ie Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout quotes from Prince Andrew's BBC interview Newsnight This post contains videos

Pizza Express and an inability to sweat: The standout quotes from Prince Andrew's BBC interview

In an astonishing interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis, Prince Andrew said he’d no recollection of ever meeting his accuser.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit Out Of The Club This post contains videos

'I don't think it means absolutely no sandwiches' - UK sandwich industry warns of no-deal Brexit

The British Sandwich Association went on BBC’s Newsnight to air their concerns.

'He's a predator': Emma Thompson gave a blistering interview about Harvey Weinstein last night

“He’s at the top of the ladder in a system of harassment and belittling and bullying and interference,” she said.

From TheJournal.ie UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker Uncultured

UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker

Culture Minister John Whittingdale claims he had no idea of the woman’s true occupation.

From TheJournal.ie Why did the BBC show people skinning and eating squirrels in studio? Home Cooking

Why did the BBC show people skinning and eating squirrels in studio?

Newsnight took a step into slightly more left-field territory last night.

From The42 FA chairman Greg Dyke says Ched Evans is 'not an important issue' Ched Evans

FA chairman Greg Dyke says Ched Evans is 'not an important issue'

Fair to say he made a bit of a mess of this.

'Dapper Laughs is gone': Comedian scraps character after backlash

His ITV2 show On The Pull was scrapped on Monday after a huge online campaign against his ‘misogynistic’ material.

10 people who absolutely agreed with Russell Brand's Newsnight rant

The comedian didn’t go down well with many, but he has some fans.

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years End Of An Era

Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years

His final interview will be with London Mayor Boris Johnson so it’s bound to be entertaining.

From TheJournal.ie Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?" Newsnight This post contains videos

Paxman to Berlusconi: "Is it true you called Merkel an un-f***able lard-arse?"

Here’s what the former Italian Prime Minister said in response…

From The42 'My biggest fear was being treated as an outcast' - Paxman interviews Robbie Rogers Newsnight

'My biggest fear was being treated as an outcast' - Paxman interviews Robbie Rogers

The LA Galaxy midfielder appeared on BBC’s Newsnight last night to talk about coming out.

World Memory Champion struggles to remember Newsnight credits

We’re sure he’s a FACE person.

The best bits of Russell Brand's Newsnight interview

It’s the battle of the beards.

Cookie Monster interviewed on BBC's Newsnight

Cookie Monster for prime minister!

From TheJournal.ie Mad as hell: Alastair Campbell's furious row with Mail editor over Miliband article BBC

Mad as hell: Alastair Campbell's furious row with Mail editor over Miliband article

An article by the British Daily Mail about the father of the Labour leader has caused a big row across the water.

Newsnight acknowledges editor's Twitter mishap in credits

The programme’s editor was forced to apologise.

From TheJournal.ie BBC to publish censored Newsnight Jimmy Savile report Savile

BBC to publish censored Newsnight Jimmy Savile report

The Pollard Review found that Newsnight’s decision to shelf the report in December 2011 had been “flawed”.

From TheJournal.ie Official report finds 'critical lack of leadership' in BBC over Savile BBC

Official report finds 'critical lack of leadership' in BBC over Savile

The decision to drop an investigation into sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile was “flawed”, according to an investigator.

From TheJournal.ie Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV Investigation This post contains videos

Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV

The news comes as Lord McAlpine, who had been wrongly identified as being part of a paedophile ring, is expected to reach a settlement with the BBC.

From TheJournal.ie BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story BBC

BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story

An internal investigation at the BBC has found “basic” journalistic failures in a news report which wrongly accused a senior politician of child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins BBC

New York Times in spotlight as ex-BBC chief takes reins

Mark Thompson assumed his new role at The New York Times today amid questions about whether the crisis engulfing the BBC would spill over to the US news organisation.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Acting BBC director general walks off live TV interview Seeya This post contains videos

Video: Acting BBC director general walks off live TV interview

On his first day in the job as well.

From TheJournal.ie BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside' BBC

BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'

The crisis at the BBC continues.

From TheJournal.ie BBC in apology over Newsnight child abuse report Apology

BBC in apology over Newsnight child abuse report

The broadcaster announced an “immediate pause” in the programme’s investigations.

From TheJournal.ie Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal Newsnight

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal

BBC’s Newsnight last night aired a report in which two men said they had been abused by a Conservative politician – but the programme did not name him.

From TheJournal.ie Savile investigation: Allegations against 'eight to ten' BBC employees Jimmy Savile

Savile investigation: Allegations against 'eight to ten' BBC employees

George Entwistle says it’s too early to tell, but the BBC will assist police investigations into a possible paedophile ring.

From TheJournal.ie BBC editor who dropped Savile expose ‘stepping aside’ Jimmy Savile

BBC editor who dropped Savile expose ‘stepping aside’

A Panorama programme to be broadcast tonight will shed new light on the BBC’s handling of allegations of young people being sexually abused by its former star.

From TheJournal.ie Police say they have 340 leads as scale of Savile inquiry grows Sex Abuse

Police say they have 340 leads as scale of Savile inquiry grows

There will now be at least three separate investigations into the allegations against the Jim’ll Fix It presenter.

From TheJournal.ie Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones Leveson

Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones

The tutorial happened at a lunch attended by Ulrika Johnson – who was teased by the tabloid editor about her relationship with the then English football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.

From TheJournal.ie BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology' The Famine This post contains videos

BBC presenter Paxman hits out at Tony Blair over potato famine 'apology'

The Newsnight presenter has criticised the former British Prime Minister for his supposed apology for the Irish potato famine.

From TheJournal.ie Shebeens and slip jigs: Anger at BBC Newsnight's portrayal of Ireland Newsnight This post contains videos This post contains images

Shebeens and slip jigs: Anger at BBC Newsnight's portrayal of Ireland

“Leprechauny” graphics on “simplistic Oirish” report on Irish financial crisis are criticised.