BBC’s decision to cover England’s tour of Pakistan remotely branded a ‘scandal’

The BBC were on Sunday night facing furious criticism after deciding not to send a commentary team to cover England’s first tour to Pakistan for 17 years. It is understood a combination of cost savings and security protocols are behind the decision. Test Match Special, cricket’s flagship radio show, will instead call the action off … Read more

Ex-Newsnight host Emily Maitlis compares the BBC’s ‘stifling’ impartiality rules to ‘censorship’

THE RADIO 2 BIG-HITTERS STEPPING BACK STEVE WRIGHT Steve Wright announced he would stop hosting his daily afternoon program in July Radio 2 fans deplored the BBC’s decision to replace popular DJ Steve Wright with Radio 1’s Scott Mills as the corporation seeks to ‘try something different’. As he exited Wogan House in July, donning … Read more

Shapps branded ‘clueless’ about rail chaos after overstating timetables

G rant Shapps has been accused of being “clueless” about rail disruption after overstating the number of trains running between Manchester and London. The Transport Secretary faced repeated questioning on BBC Breakfast about why it is currently only possible to catch one train an hour between the cities. Mr Shapps insisted that is incorrect and … Read more

Former BBC presenter Sue Cook blasts the corporation for being woke on Nigel Farage’s TV show

‘They don’t seem to want to question anything’: Crimewatch star Sue Cook blasts BBC over ‘shameful’ box-ticking Former Crimewatch presenter Sue Cook has accused the BBC of being ‘woke’ She told Nigel Farage on GB News that the BBC used to be ‘a national treasure’ Now she claimed it was more concerned with ticking ‘woke … Read more