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Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee
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Ofcom upholds complaint against BBC's Newsnight over report about Lyra McKee

Oct 12th 2020, 5:39 PM 30,844 Views 10 Comments

Nichola Corner, her sister, complained to Ofcom that McKee’s privacy had been infringed upon.

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

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:44 PM 59,651 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Nov 25th 2019, 7:54 AM 19,538 Views 17 Comments

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

Epstein abuse victims call on Prince Andrew to make statement to FBI following 'disastrous' BBC interview
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Epstein abuse victims call on Prince Andrew to make statement to FBI following 'disastrous' BBC interview

Nov 18th 2019, 8:28 AM 38,051 Views 36 Comments

The fallout from the interview continues.

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

Nov 17th 2019, 9:39 AM 55,803 Views 41 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2018, 8:14 AM 26,461 Views 51 Comments

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
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# Weinstein Scandal

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

Oct 13th 2017, 8:13 AM 48,978 Views 78 Comments

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

UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker
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UK minister admits to having relationship with sex worker

Apr 13th 2016, 10:33 AM 20,525 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Aug 28th 2015, 11:34 PM 9,930 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2014, 3:16 PM 1,803 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Nov 12th 2014, 9:50 AM 3,870 Views 5 Comments

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

Oct 24th 2014, 8:16 AM 7,573 Views 6 Comments

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

Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years
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Jeremy Paxman presents final Newsnight after 25 years

Jun 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 11,322 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 20th 2014, 11:28 PM 28,912 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2013, 9:32 AM 4,242 Views 2 Comments

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

World Memory Champion struggles to remember Newsnight credits
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World Memory Champion struggles to remember Newsnight credits

Dec 3rd 2013, 9:54 AM 1,722 Views 1 Comment

We’re sure he’s a FACE person.

BBC's Newsnight presenter closes Halloween show with Thriller dance
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BBC's Newsnight presenter closes Halloween show with Thriller dance

Nov 1st 2013, 11:22 AM 15,871 Views 14 Comments

It’s close to..er.. 11pm.

The best bits of Russell Brand's Newsnight interview
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The best bits of Russell Brand's Newsnight interview

Oct 24th 2013, 1:42 PM 5,831 Views 7 Comments

It’s the battle of the beards.

Cookie Monster interviewed on BBC's Newsnight
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# N Is For Newsnight

Cookie Monster interviewed on BBC's Newsnight

Oct 8th 2013, 10:15 AM 10,976 Views 27 Comments

Cookie Monster for prime minister!

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

Oct 2nd 2013, 9:32 AM 9,228 Views 60 Comments

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
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Newsnight acknowledges editor's Twitter mishap in credits

Sep 11th 2013, 5:09 PM 2,216 Views 1 Comment

The programme’s editor was forced to apologise.

BBC to publish censored Newsnight Jimmy Savile report
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BBC to publish censored Newsnight Jimmy Savile report

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:34 AM 4,570 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,370 Views 0 Comments

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

Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV
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Ofcom launches investigation into both the BBC and ITV

Nov 15th 2012, 11:15 AM 2,696 Views 6 Comments

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.

BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story
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BBC showed 'basic' journalistic failings in abuse story

Nov 12th 2012, 9:58 PM 4,895 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 12th 2012, 7:37 PM 6,507 Views 2 Comments

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.

Video: Acting BBC director general walks off live TV interview
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Video: Acting BBC director general walks off live TV interview

Nov 12th 2012, 1:03 PM 10,561 Views 8 Comments

On his first day in the job as well.

BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'
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BBC director of news and her deputy 'step aside'

Nov 12th 2012, 9:04 AM 2,985 Views 8 Comments

The crisis at the BBC continues.

BBC in apology over Newsnight child abuse report
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BBC in apology over Newsnight child abuse report

Nov 10th 2012, 9:53 AM 5,426 Views 8 Comments

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

Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal
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Politician dragged into British sex abuse scandal

Nov 3rd 2012, 10:03 AM 17,442 Views 37 Comments

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.

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

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:41 PM 6,212 Views 3 Comments

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

BBC editor who dropped Savile expose ‘stepping aside’
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BBC editor who dropped Savile expose ‘stepping aside’

Oct 22nd 2012, 11:38 AM 9,235 Views 39 Comments

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.

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

Oct 12th 2012, 6:29 PM 6,283 Views 44 Comments

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

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

May 24th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,742 Views 13 Comments

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.

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

Feb 21st 2012, 9:15 PM 18,462 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Nov 18th 2010, 5:48 PM 2,700 Views 0 Comments

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