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Olympics

BBC secures British TV rights to 2022, 2024 Olympics from Discovery Communications - AP

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Terry Wogan

David Cameron: 'My thoughts are with Terry Wogan's family. Britain has lost a huge talent - someone millions came to feel was their own special friend. I grew up listening to him on the radio and watching him on TV. His charm and wit always made me smile.'

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Terry Wogan

Broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77 after a short illness, his family says - BBC News

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Jimmy Savile abuse allegations

Leaked draft report says BBC's culture allowed Jimmy Savile's serial sex abuse - AP

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BBC

US State Department suggests barring BBC British-Iranian journalist without a visa was a mistake, saying new visa waiver law not being implemented yet - @BBCBarbaraPlett

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United Kingdom

5 bailed following arrests over BBC 'Panorama' investigation into abuse at young offenders center in Kent - BBC News

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Everton F.C.

Everton FC on death of BBC DJ and TV presenter Ed Stewart: 'We are deeply saddened by the news brilliant broadcaster and lifelong Evertonian Ed Stewart has passed away. RIP Ed.' - @Everton

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obituaries

Former BBC DJ and TV presenter Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart dies at 74, friends say - @BBCBreaking

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Fight against Islamic State militants

'Anti-Islamic State group' claims it was behind an attack on the BBC's website - @BBCNews

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media

Gawker and CNN websites appear to be down; comes after attack on BBC's website - @Tom_Winter

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BBC

BBC websites, iPlayer service temporarily brought down by cyber attack: reports - @rte

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Andy Murray

Andy Murray wins the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2015 - @PA

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soccer

Ex-footballer, BBC Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill dies at 87 - @BBCBreaking

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BBC

BBC journalist who criticized boxer Tyson Fury's sports awards nomination says he is suspended from the broadcasting company - @guardian_sport

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Trial of UK radio DJ Dave Lee Travis

Former UK radio star Dave Lee Travis loses Court of Appeal challenge against his indecent assault conviction - @PA

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Are You Being Served?

Nicholas Smith, the last of the original cast of BBC comedy 'Are You Being Served?', has died at age 81 - @BBCNewsEnts

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Alan Yentob

BBC creative director Alan Yentob to step down from his post - @marksweney

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London, England, United Kingdom

Streets near BBC's New Broadcasting House in London reopened following reports of suspicious vehicle - @mepaulgarner, @itsmoirob

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London, England, United Kingdom

Photo: Persons evacuated from area near BBC's New Broadcasting House in London due to 'suspicious vehicle' - @FulHamBushChron

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BBC

BBC's New Broadcasting House, nearby buildings evacuated in London due to parked 'suspicious vehicle' - @itvnews

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