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United Kingdom

BBC will be required to fund free TV licenses for people over 75, British culture secretary confirms - @BBCBreaking

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BBC

BBC Trust approves proposals to turn BBC 3, a TV channel aimed at youths, into online-only service in January 2016 - @BBCBreaking

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sports

BBC responds to open letter from coach Alberto Salazar denying doping allegations; says it stands by report, which Salazar declined to comment for - @BBCNewsPR

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television

BBC announces radio host Chris Evans will star in new lineup of 'Top Gear' - @bbcpress

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Incident at BBC headquarters in London

Police remove tape and barriers outside BBC headquarters in London after a man reportedly threatened to set himself on fire - @KierraLiew

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Incident at BBC headquarters in London

Editor's note: Reports from BBC employees indicate that a person outside Broadcasting House poured a liquid suspected to be gasoline either on themselves or at the building, it's not yet clear what happened, we'll update as it comes in - David

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Incident at BBC headquarters in London

Police respond to incident at BBC's Broadcasting House headquarters in London - @MikeMcGaw

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BBC

BBC reportedly offering multimillion-pound bid to keep James May and Richard Hammond on 'Top Gear' after axing of Jeremy Clarkson - @guardian

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United Kingdom

BBC statement: 'During a technical rehearsal for an obituary, tweets were mistakenly sent from the account of a BBC journalist saying that a member of the royal family had been taken ill. The tweets were swiftly deleted and we apologise for any offence'

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London, England, GB

Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth is not in hospital, following an erroneous BBC journalist tweet - @AlexSmithNBC

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UK general election 2015

Photo: BBC to display live UK election results on side of building - @juliamacfarlane

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Top Gear

Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman quits the BBC show in wake of Jeremy Clarkson's departure - @BBCBreaking

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media

BBC reports 'intermittent technical problems' affecting some users' access to BBC News website - @BBCNewsPR

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BBC

Jeremy Clarkson's final 'Top Gear' scenes will be screened on BBC later this year, head of BBC Two and BBC Four says - @BBCBreaking

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Yemen crisis

Sailors apologize after Yemen Navy boat fires shot across bow of boat carrying BBC journalist; no injuries reported - @OrlaGuerin

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Jeremy Clarkson

Final 2 'Top Gear' episodes featuring Jeremy Clarkson may 'never be screened' - @Independent

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North Yorkshire, England, GB

North Yorkshire Police have spoken to potential witnesses over Jeremy Clarkson incident, say other interviews pending - @pressassoc

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television

Police 'liaising with the BBC' following report on former 'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson - @BBCBreaking

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television

'Top Gear' co-host Richard Hammond 'gutted at such a sad end to an era' after Jeremy Clarkson is dropped from show - @BBCBreaking

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United Kingdom

BBC Director-General Tony Hall releases statement on decision not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contract, says, 'I know how popular the programme is and I also know that this decision will divide opinion' - @BBC_TopGear

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