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December 31, 2018 1:14 AM Stevenage shed radio DJ ready for BBC local radio slot

A DJ whose shed-based radio station was only ever heard by his wife is preparing to expand his audience after 44 years. Deke Duncan, 73, started playing records from his back garden in Stevenage, Hertfordshire in 1974. He was the subject of a BBC Nationwide television report, recently tweeted by BBC Archive, prompting BBC Three Counties Radio to track 69

December 30, 2018 7:00 PM Susanna Dinnage changes mind on Premier League chief executive role

The Premier League says its prospective new chief executive, Susanna Dinnage, has told the organisation she will not be taking up the position. Dinnage will stay at media organisation Discovery, where she was the global president of the Animal Planet channel. She had reflected on the role in recent weeks and informed the Premier League that she had decided 83

December 27, 2018 1:05 PM Celebrity Big Brother: Roxanne Pallet incident tops 2018 Ofcom complaints

Celebrity Big Brother was the most complained about TV programme of 2018, broadcasting regulator Ofcom has confirmed. The show received 27,602 complaints in total, the vast majority of which related to an incident involving Roxanne Pallett and Ryan Thomas. The Emmerdale actress later apologised, acknowledging she "got it wrong". This was the last series 81

December 21, 2018 12:37 PM BBC LOCKDOWN as protest erupts at London's New Broadcasting House

THE BBC’s New Broadcasting House (NBH) in London is on lockdown after a climate change protest erupted outside. Extinction Rebellion, a green protest group, are holding a ‘Reclaim the BBC’ demonstration in protest at the broadcaster’s coverage of climate change. The group, who are also holding a demonstration at Bristol’s BBC offices today, have issued 92

December 10, 2018 8:45 PM Rochdale bongs replace Big Ben on BBC Radio 4 at Christmas

The traditional Big Ben bongs on BBC Radio 4 will be replaced by bells from Rochdale town hall on Christmas Eve. Chimes from the Greater Manchester town will herald the 18:00 GMT news bulletin as a "special festive replacement". BBC Radio 4 normally broadcasts Big Ben live but has been broadcasting recordings since August last year when the bells fell silent 58

November 30, 2018 1:30 PM New Music Round-Up: Miley Cyrus, The 1975, Chance The Rapper & More!

December's just a day away and all of our favourite artists are already feeling very generous this festive season, with everyone and their aunt surprise-dropping tunes this week. ZAYN has released a new single from his just-announced 27-track (!!) album, Chance the Rapper has shared two new songs and two major collaborations are among the best of the year. Miley 114

October 23, 2018 10:39 AM Tommy Robinson: Contempt case referred to attorney general

An allegation of contempt of court against ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is being referred to the attorney general. Mr Robinson appeared at the Old Bailey, facing an allegation that he had committed contempt by filming people before a criminal trial. But within minutes Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC ruled it needed to be referred up for further 58

October 23, 2018 8:36 AM Tommy Robinson in court: EDL founder at Old Bailey

TOMMY Robinson, the former English Defence League leader said he is “100 percent” going back to jail today ahead of an appearance at the Old Bailey over allegations of contempt of court. Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was first imprisoned in August for the case, but his sentence was quashed due to procedural failings. He could be jailed 51

October 20, 2018 2:25 PM Charlie Sloth: Radio 1 and 1Xtra DJ leaving station immediately

It was announced earlier this month that The Rap Show host would be leaving the job after nearly 10 years on Radio 1 and 1Xtra. But Radio 1 has agreed with Charlie that he will not do the 10 remaining shows that were originally planned. Charlie had been in the spotlight for storming the stage and delivering a sweary, Kanye West-esque rant at an awards 56

October 3, 2018 7:17 AM Zoe Ball to replace Chris Evans on Radio 2 breakfast

The 47-year-old presenter said that being the first woman to host the UK's most listened to show would be "both an honour and a privilege". Ball, who also hosts Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, said: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be following in the giant footsteps of Chris Evans as the host of the Radio 2 Breakfast Show. "To be the first woman to present 212