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television

BBC to produce Les Misérables as 6-part TV special - The Guardian

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United Kingdom

British Broadcaster BBC launch app that acts as personalized hub for BBC content - BBC

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BBC

'Strictly Come Dancing' head judge Len Goodman to leave show after next series, BBC says - BBC News

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Musician Sir Cliff Richard confirms he'll take legal action against police and BBC over sex allegations raid - @PA

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television

BBC pulls plug on flagship current affairs show 'Scotland 2016' as part of news overhaul - Guardian

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IAAF doping, corruption investigations

IAAF refutes BBC report linking organization's president Sebastian Coe to corruption, collaboration with Papa Massata Diack - IAAF

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Alan Devereux

Alan Devereux, who played Sid Perks for nearly 50 years on the BBC drama 'The Archers', dies at age 75 - Telegraph

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BBC

BBC to consolidate online properties, including shuttering popular food site, in £15 million ($21.7 million) cost-cutting move - TechCrunch

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BBC

More: BBC to continue being funded by publicly raised license fee for at least the next 11 years, government says - ITV News

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BBC

UK Culture Secretary: BBC Trust scrapped and replaced by new unitary board, OFCOM to take regulatory role - Sky News

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Top Gear

'Top Gear' with new co-hosts Matt LeBlanc, Chris Evans to return to BBC on May 29 - Verge

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North Korea

More: Police say 2 other BBC staff were detained with correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes while attempting to leave North Korea; Wingfield-Hayes questioned for 8 hours and made to sign a statement - BBC News

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North Korea

BBC reports correspondent Rupert Wingfield-Hayes detained in North Korea and to be expelled from country over reporting - BBC

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Doctor Who

Actress Pearl Mackie on joining cast of 'Doctor Who': 'I'm so excited to be the next companion on Doctor Who! Can't wait to join the family! Thank you for all the lovely messages!' - @Pearlie_mack

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Doctor Who

Photo: 'Doctor Who' star Peter Capaldi with Pearl Mackie, London actress who will star alongside him as show's new companion; new season will air in 2017 - @BBCBreaking

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Doctor Who

Actress Pearl Mackie named new 'Doctor Who' companion - BBC

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Former BBC Radio Manchester presenter Phil Sayer dies, station announces - BBC Radio Manchester

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Djibouti

Djibouti apologizes for detaining BBC reporting team - BBC

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obituaries

BBC radio and TV broadcaster Cliff Michelmore dies at age 96 - BBC News

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BBC

BBC News faces £80 million ($111 milion) in cuts over the next 4 years, head of news says - Guardian

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