Tag Archives: BBC

FA Cup: Wolves v Man Utd quarter-final live on BBC

FA Cup fifth round: Watch the best goals The FA Cup quarter-final between Wolves and Manchester United will be broadcast live across the BBC next month. The Red Devils’ trip to Molineux will be on BBC One and the BBC Sport website at 19:55 GMT on Saturday, 16 March. Millwall against Brighton – at 14:00 GMT on Sunday, 17 March …

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Sainsbury’s-Asda merger in jeopardy – BBC News

The UK’s competition watchdog has said the proposed tie-up between Sainsbury’s and Asda could push up prices and cut choice for customers. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it thought it was “likely to be difficult” for the chains to “address the concerns”. The CMA also said the merger could lead to a “poorer shopping experience”. These are the …

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Who is Derek Hatton? – BBC News

For anyone under the age of 40, the name Derek Hatton will probably not mean much – so why has the news that he has rejoined the Labour Party provoked so much comment? Mr Hatton’s expulsion from Labour in 1986 was seen as the defining moment in then leader Neil Kinnock’s efforts to purge the party of the “hard left”. …

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Obituary: Andrea Levy – BBC News

Image copyright David Levenson Andrea Levy told the stories of the Windrush generation with humour and compassion. As Britain struggled to revive its post-war economy, invitations were extended to citizens of the Empire. “Come and make your lives in the Mother Country”, the advertisements said. Levy’s books chart the experiences – and disappointments – of the first Caribbean immigrants and …

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Body modification artist prosecuted – BBC News

BBC Stories follows the first ever prosecution over body modification in the UK, which tests the limits of what we can consent to do with our bodies. Brendan ‘Dr Evil’ McCarthy was arrested in December 2015 over tongue splitting, nipple removal and ear removal procedures, and charged with wounding and grievous bodily harm. His clients gave consent for the procedures, …

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BBC asks White House for security review after Trump rally attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Trump supporter shoves a BBC cameraman at the El Paso rally The BBC has requested the White House review security for media attending President Donald Trump’s rallies after an attack on one of its cameramen. The BBC’s Ron Skeans was shoved and sworn at by a man in a Make America …

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Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman at El Paso rally

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Trump supporter shoves a BBC cameraman at the El Paso rally A supporter of US President Donald Trump has attacked a BBC cameraman at a campaign rally in El Paso, Texas. Sporting a Make America Great Again cap, the man shoved and swore at the BBC’s Ron Skeans and other news …

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Meet the news stars of BBC Scotland’s The Nine

Image copyright BBC/Alan Peebles Image caption The Nine presenters and reporters The nation’s new TV channel, BBC Scotland, has revealed the first picture of the on-air team behind its flagship news programme. “The Nine” has a 15-strong core team of journalists who will bring the national and international news to Scotland in the nightly hour-long broadcast. Heading the team are …

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London’s secret billion-pound guilds – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Lord Mayor of London is often a livery company member London’s trade guilds date back a thousand years and have billions of pounds in assets. But have they forgotten one of their original purposes – to spend money on the public good? Among the glass skyscrapers of London’s financial district, and ancient centre, …

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Venezuela’s gold diplomacy gamble – BBC News

As Venezuela’s oil industry has plummeted with sanctions and economic collapse, President Nicolas Maduro has turned to his country’s other mineral wealth: gold. He’s used it to win allies and raise money. But the US, which has urged Mr Maduro to stand down, has warned those profiting from what it calls Venezuela’s illegitimate gold trade. The BBC’s Mark Lowen takes …

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