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Gary Lineker criticised for voicing political views

Image copyright Getty Images Gary Lineker has been criticised by cricket host Jonathan Agnew for expressing his political views on Twitter. Agnew told Lineker that as “the face of BBC Sport”, he should “observe BBC editorial guidelines”. “Keep your political views, whatever they are and whatever the subject, to yourself,” he continued. Lineker responded by […]

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Meet the godfathers of the Christmas carol

By Mark Savage BBC Music reporter Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Choristers at King’s College, Cambridge, rehearse their Christmas service Everyone knows Silent Night, but contemporary carols are still being written. We meet two of the UK’s most popular composers, John Rutter and Bob Chilcott. “One of the nice things about Christmas music is that […]

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EastEnders set rebuild goes £27m over budget

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerial pictures show work on the new EastEnders set in Elstree, as filming takes place on the existing set. The BBC’s project to build a brand new, HD-ready Albert Square and expand the external EastEnders set will now cost £27m more than originally planned. The original 2015 […]