If you want to make Simon Clancy's day, call him the Mel Kiper of Manchester. "He has always been a hero of mine," said Clancy, a producer for BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra. "I grew up on the guy."
The arrivals themselves can be likened to a meal at a swanky restaurant. The red carpet is the table, upon which a series of delicious dishes are to be served up.
Iranian authorities are "intimidating and arresting people who they claim have connections with the BBC Persian service," the British broadcasting giant said Tuesday.
Five things we learned from Saturday's action in the Barclays Premier League:
Veteran DJ and TV personality Jimmy Savile, who entertained generations of British children on television and radio, has died at the age of 84.
Iran's intelligence minister said Sunday his government has found "important information" in light of the recent arrests of six documentary filmmakers that it claims worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation -- a company he said is devoted to "political intelligence" -- state-run media reported.
Iran has detained six documentary filmmakers on accusations that they worked for the British Broadcasting Corporation's Persian service, activists said on Monday.
Airlines have raced to find the fastest way to board a plane for years, and with good reason. Less time spent on boarding can translate into cash.
The governor of Afghanistan's Uruzgan province narrowly escaped an insurgent attack Thursday, and NATO and Afghan security forces continue to sweep the area in an effort to root out militants who penetrated his compound, officials said.
You might be planning a weekend camping trip with your family or friends. As you stuff your car with all the necessary equipment, take a moment to reflect on the fascinating history of some of those must-have camping accessories.
A record number of people may have watched live video of the royal wedding online.
Prince William gives his new bride, Catherine, a kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Friday's nuptials between Prince William and Kate Middleton won't be the first royal wedding to captivate Anglophiles from around the world. But it will be the first with its own Twitter hashtag.
BBC America promises exclusive access to the April 29 nuptials and plenty of expert commentary
Mexico's ambassador to the UK has demanded a public apology from the BBC's flagship motoring show "Top Gear" after it characterized Mexicans as feckless and lazy.
The rockers were forced to postpone a sold-out show in London after a fire broke out on their tour bus
A man claiming to be the Afghan soldier who killed three British troops this week contacted the BBC to say he acted alone, the British broadcaster reported Friday.
British TV actress-writer Jennifer Saunders reportedly just finished treatment
Fanzone looks at the story of the football boot from Henry VIII to 2010's cutting edge designs.
British police said Wednesday they have arrested a BBC television presenter on suspicion of murder after he told viewers he carried out a so-called mercy killing on a former lover.
Protesters storm BBC grounds ahead of the first prime-time television appearance by a far-right party leader.
British National Party leader Nicholas Griffin denied Thursday in a controversial appearance on a popular BBC television program that he is a Nazi.
Iran has expelled a BBC journalist who had been based in the capital of Tehran, the network said Sunday.
The BBC has been fined £150,000 ($220,000) after broadcasting two episodes of comedian Russell Brand's radio show in which he left abusive phone messages on an actor's phone.
A children's show host who was born with one hand is facing criticism from parents over her disability.
The daughter of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has been axed by a BBC television show after she made an offensive "off-air" remark, the corporation has confirmed.
More than 100 British lawmakers have signed a motion criticizing the BBC and Sky News for refusing to show an emergency appeal for Gaza.
People protesting in London outside of the BBC.
Sky News, the British-based 24-hour news broadcaster, will not show a controversial appeal for aid for the people of Gaza, it announced Monday.
The BBC is refusing to broadcast a plea from leading British charities for aid to Gaza, saying the ad would compromise the public broadcaster's appearance of impartiality.
The activities of the week-old BBC Persian TV channel are illegal, a top Iranian official said Wednesday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Lewd telephone calls by two British comedians to a well-known actor, which were aired in a BBC radio program, were "grossly offensive" and should never have taken place, the public broadcaster's watchdog group said Friday.
The BBC's highest-paid celebrity has lost more than $2 million after being suspended without pay for a series of abusive telephone calls made by himself and another of the broadcaster's stars.
There's been a shake-up at the BBC after an on-air prank went very, very wrong. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.
A furor over bad-taste pranks on Britain's public broadcaster ignites a national debate over standards of humor
The BBC's highest paid star has been suspended for 12 weeks without pay and a senior executive has resigned over a series of abusive telephone calls made by two of its stars, the broadcaster said Thursday.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) suspended one of its best-known stars while another resigned Wednesday for broadcasting a series of "gross" and abusive telephone calls.
Women living in countries where abortion is restricted are using the Internet to buy medication enabling them to perform an abortion at home, but one in 10 need surgery afterwards, according to new research.
Scotland Yard and Downing Street both said Wednesday they have launched investigations into how top-secret British intelligence documents on al Qaeda and Iraq came to be left on a commuter train by a senior civil servant in the UK's Cabinet Office.
An Afghan journalist working for the British Broadcasting Corporation was found dead Sunday, a day after he was abducted in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
The BBC has launched an Arabic-language television news channel in a bid to challenge Al-Jazeera and other popular Middle East TV news outlets.
British drivers caught using mobile phones could face jail under tough new guidelines to curb dangerous behaviour behind the wheel.
The BBC is famous for its journalism. Now it's making headlines for all the wrong reasons
The venerable British broadcaster is famous for its journalism. Now it's making headlines for all the wrong reasons
The nation's most famous broadcasters confirm job losses and problems voting on interactive shows
Journalist Tessa Mayes on the impact of job cuts in the BBC's news division
A second outbreak of foot-and-mouth (FMD) disease emerged in Britain on Monday night, thwarting early hopes that the highly contagious animal disease could be contained.
Faced with widening scandals over doctored footage and faked call-in competitions, Britain's public broadcaster finds its reputation at risk
Queen Elizabeth II was not amused when celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz suggested she remove her crown for a portrait, a clip from a new BBC documentary reveals.
Alan Johnston, released early Wednesday by his Islamic militant captors, is the only Western journalist permanently based in Gaza.
Two people were arrested in Cheshire, England, in connection with terrorist incidents in England and Scotland, bringing the total number of people in custody to four, Scotland Yard said early Sunday.
Smoke billowed out of the main terminal at Glasgow airport and witnesses spoke of fleeing after a driver tried to ram a burning four-wheel-drive vehicle drove inside the building.
Clad in what appeared to be an explosive vest, kidnapped BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston warned in a new video that his captors would turn their hideout into a "death zone" if any rescue attempt is made.
Saying he was being treated well, BBC reporter Alan Johnston appeared for the first time since his abduction in March in a video tape issued by his captors that was delivered to a Palestinian news agency in Gaza on Friday.
The BBC reported on its Web site Tuesday it was checking a tape purportedly from the kidnappers of the BBC's Gaza correspondent, Alan Johnston, sent to the al-Jazeera television network.
The parents of BBC reporter Alan Johnston, who was kidnapped last month in Gaza, have appealed for news of his condition after an unknown militant group said it had killed him.
The BBC said Sunday it is "deeply concerned" about an unknown militant group's claim that it has killed a BBC reporter kidnapped last month in Gaza, but is treating the statement as a "rumor with no independent verification."
BBC director general Mark Thompson appealed for the release of journalist Alan Johnston Thursday, a month after he was abducted at gunpoint in Gaza City, saying he was increasingly concerned about the reporter's welfare.
The British Broadcasting Corporation said Monday it believes its correspondent in Gaza may have been kidnapped.
British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Pakistani counterpart have been meeting amid fallout from a leaked intelligence report that says the war on terror is acting like "a recruiting sergeant for extremists."
Thieves in Hungary have stolen some tapes of the BBC's new prime-time series "Robin Hood," stalling completion of some of the 13 episodes, the broadcaster said.
News junkies, rejoice. Earlier this year, BBC World, the British Broadcasting Corporation's 24-hour news channel, launched in the U.S. on Cablevision's digital cable service, marking the news channel's first foray into the U.S. market. (BBC America, which features entertainment programming as well as morning and evening newscasts, has been widely available for years.)
British police investigating an alleged plot to bomb trans-Atlantic airline flights are reported to have found a suitcase containing items which could be used to construct a bomb, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The BBC interviewed the wrong Guy.
TV chef Jamie Oliver's crusade to improve school meals brought him a double helping of honors at Britain's BAFTA television awards.
A special set of commemorative stamps for Queen Elizabeth II's 80th birthday went on sale in Britain Tuesday, signaling the start of a week of events to mark the monarch's landmark anniversary.
The BBC World Service has announced it is to set up a new Arabic television channel, in what it describes as its "biggest transformation in 70 years."
A 24-hour strike in protest at job cuts by BBC journalists and other workers has brought disruption to TV and radio schedules and online services.
Journalists and technical workers at the BBC have voted to go on strike to protest against plans to cut thousands of jobs.
British Broadcasting Corp. governors have rejected 63,000 viewer complaints about "Jerry Springer - The Opera" and ruled the BBC was right to show it.
The British Broadcasting Corporation is cutting nearly 3,000 jobs in a drive to reduce costs.
An "elaborate deception" has led at least two news organizations to report that Dow Chemical had accepted responsibility for the Bhopal disaster, sending the company's stock down temporarily.
Veteran British broadcaster John Peel has died while on holiday in Peru, the BBC and the British Embassy said Tuesday.
Saudi forces are hunting gunmen who killed a British Broadcasting Corporation freelance cameraman and critically injured a journalist.
A reporter working for the British Broadcasting Corporation remains in a critical condition, a day after he was injured and his Irish colleague killed in a drive-by shooting in Riyadh.
A freelance cameraman working for the British Broadcasting Corporation has been killed and a correspondent for the network wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, the network says.
Reporter Andrew Gilligan who was criticized in the Hutton Report for saying the UK government exaggerated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein to justify war has resigned from the BBC.
With the BBC reeling from the resignations of its chairman and director general in two days, opinion polls suggest the public feel the corporation was hard done by in the Hutton Report.
The BBC has apologized to the government of Prime Minister Tony Blair following a damning report into the suicide of a British expert on Iraqi weapons.
Much of Britain's press has lashed out at the judge who cleared the UK government of any wrongdoing over the suicide of an Iraqi weapons expert, accusing Lord Hutton of a "whitewash" and questioning whether justice was really served.
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British talkshow host Robert Kilroy-Silk has hit out at the BBC for not supporting him in a row over an article in which he called Arabs "suicide bombers, limb-amputators, women repressors."
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