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December 1, 2018 11:04 PM Brexit: Corbyn will do BBC debate with May if head-to-head

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accepted Theresa May's challenge of a TV Brexit debate on the BBC - but only if it is the two leaders head-to-head. Mr Corbyn had previously claimed he preferred the bid from broadcaster ITV, but Mrs May wanted the BBC to host it. In a statement on Saturday, the BBC said its proposal includes a one-on-one debate as well as a chance 7

December 1, 2018 10:04 PM Jeremy Corbyn agrees to debate Theresa May on BBC

The BBC debate would see the leaders take questions from a panel, as well as debating each other. Mr Corbyn had agreed to debate with Mrs May over the Brexit withdrawal deal under the terms offered by ITV, but not those set out by the BBC. Downing Street said it had accepted a proposal which would see the Brexit debate be screened on the BBC at 8pm on Sunday 7

December 1, 2018 12:08 AM Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel. Super-high definition 8K pictures offer 16 times the resolution of HD TV. However, few people currently 9

November 27, 2018 5:57 PM SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg dies aged 57

SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg has died at the age of 57. The news was confirmed by Nickelodeon, which has broadcast the hugely popular cartoon series since 1999. In a statement, the company said Hillenburg's cause of death was motor neurone disease (also known as ALS) - a condition he revealed he had been diagnosed with in March last year. As well as creating 11

November 23, 2018 6:01 AM Karachi attack: Two dead in attack on Chinese consulate

Two policemen have been killed and a security guard injured in an armed attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani coastal city of Karachi. Gunshots were heard at about 09:30 local time (04:30 GMT) outside the consulate in the upmarket Clifton area, police said. Up to four gunmen tried to enter the consulate but were stopped by security guards 9

November 23, 2018 12:01 AM BBC Question Time: Fiona Bruce set to REPLACE David Dimbleby as host of debate show

FIONA BRUCE is set to replace David Dimbleby as host of BBC Question Time and in doing so become the first female presenter in the show’s 40 years on television. It is thought she will have to give up some of her other presenting roles if she accepts the offer from Question Time. In September, a shortlist of potential replacements was released and included 19

November 16, 2018 5:26 PM EastEnders goes Disney for Children in Need

Albert Square has had a Disney makeover for this year's Children in Need. The EastEnders cast have brushed up on their singing skills to perform a medley of Disney songs on the EastEnders set for the BBC fundraising night. Their performance will be among the highlights of the charity extravaganza, which is on BBC TV and radio on Friday. Doctor Who star Jodie 12

November 14, 2018 7:12 PM Sky News host Adam Boulton SWEARS live on-air amid day of Brexit CHAOS on Downing Street

SKY NEWS host Adam Boulton was filmed swearing live on-air during a shocking outburst following a day of chaos at Downing Street. The experienced Sky News journalist, 59, and Editor at Large was filmed swearing on live TV outside Number 10 Downing Street. It comes amid a day of chaos during confusion over whether the Prime Minister would deliver a press 16

November 8, 2018 11:08 AM Rylan Clark-Neal takes over Zoe Ball's Radio 2 Saturday show

TV presenter Rylan Clark-Neal is taking over Zoe Ball's Radio 2 Saturday afternoon slot. The former X Factor contestant and Big Brother winner will host a new Saturday show starting in January, having stood in for Zoe before. Rylan, who has also helped cover Eurovision for the BBC Television, said: "I'm so excited and honoured to be joining the BBC Radio 11

November 5, 2018 4:03 PM Davina McCall sends emotional message to Big Brother

Davina McCall has sent a message to the presenters and crew of Big Brother ahead of the show's final episode. The TV presenter posted a video on Twitter from Manchester, where she is filming Channel 4's The £100K Drop. "I know it is going to be hard tonight but I'm sending you all so much love," she told current presenters Emma Willis and Rylan Clark-Neal 26