BBC director-general Lord Tony Hall was not given “any option” but to accept responsibility for funding the TV licence fee for over-75s, the chairman of the corporation has said.
Sir David Attenborough has spoken of the “tragic, desperate mess” human beings have made of the planet as he prepares to air his new natural history series.
MPs have criticised BBC chief Lord Tony Hall for his handling of negotiations on the TV licence fee for over-75s.
Fiona Bruce has led the tributes to veteran newsreader Peter Sissons following his death at the age of 77.
Former BBC and ITN newsreader Peter Sissons has died at the age of 77.
The BBC has been accused of putting a “gun to the head” of independent production companies, by implementing a new rule for its BritBox service.
UK streaming subscription service BritBox will launch later this year at £5.99 a month, the BBC and ITV have said.
The Government has been condemned following the BBC’s decision to means-test licence fees for the elderly.
A venture to develop a British Comedy Foundation – to endorse the genre and find the next Fleabag or Monty Python – is being launched by the BBC’s comedy controller Shane Allen.
The BBC has the smallest gender pay gap among the UK’s main broadcasters, figures show.
The BBC may cover tax costs for presenters left in financial trouble after they were “forced” into new pay arrangements.
Carrie Gracie caused an enormous headache for the BBC as the most high-profile casualty of the controversy over equal pay.
Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer has been commissioned to create a piece of classical music for a BBC initiative to educate children about the genre.
BBC Radio 4 boss Gwyneth Williams is leaving the corporation after eight years in the role.
The first female Deputy Director General of the BBC has announced she will be stepping down.
The BBC must extend the work of its teams assembled to debunk deliberately misleading and false stories in the battle against fake news, the director-general has said.
Former politician and broadcaster Trevor Phillips has said he was “complicit” in workplace harassment of young women.
Media minister Jeremy Wright will call for strong public broadcasting after “blatant disinformation” in the wake of the Salisbury incident.
Free TV licence fees for over-75s are to be reviewed, the BBC has confirmed.
The BBC has published a landmark report on career progression for its employees of black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, in a drive for “substantial culture change”.
The BBC brings more to the communities across the UK than just programmes and broadcasting, the corporation’s director general will say.
BBC stars have signed an open letter calling for “full pay transparency” at the corporation.
British public service broadcasters are in a “David versus Goliath” fight for their future, the director general of the BBC Tony Hall is to warn.
BBC director-general Tony Hall has said the corporation did not discriminate against former China editor Carrie Gracie over her gender when it paid her less than men doing similar jobs.
BBC director-general Tony Hall will appear before MPs as the corporation faces further scrutiny over gender pay inequality.