THE LATEST BBC NEWS AND VIDEO UPDATES
Not a good start! Embarrassment for Channel Nine as BBC Breakfast calls out Today on Twitter for airing a VERY similar advert ahead of the show's return with Karl and Georgie
UK program BBC Breakfast has called out Australia's Today show on Twitter for releasing an advert which bared several similarities to an old commercial they released in 2016.
Match of the Day pundits are 'pushing gambling' to children by promoting betting firms on Twitter (after Gary Lineker warned of 'dangerous' adverts)
Ex-sports stars working for the Corporation are followed by millions – including children – on social media accounts that they are then using to advertise bookmakers.
Why DJ 'Kid' Jensen revealed he has Parkinson's after five years of hiding it: JANE FRYER finds the BBC Radio 1 legend hasn't lost his cheeriness despite tremors and hallucinations
Today, David is 67. He still has the fabulous head of hair and cherubic face and the cheerily upbeat manner of old, but he looks fragile and rather tired.
Had a couple, Gary? Kate's 'naughty' Uncle Goldsmith is seen chatting to a mystery brunette and taking a tumble in the street (before rounding off his night out with a cheeky McDonald's)
Tired, emotional and using street furniture to prop himself up, this was the Duchess of Cambridge's uncle on a night out. Gary Goldsmith staggered around with his friends in central London.
'It IS Jacqueline Jossa': EastEnders 'did NOT mistakenly use picture of "old Lauren" actress Madeline Duggan in a family snap on show'
An insider told MailOnline that Jacqueline was in face in the photo despite viewers accusing bosses of using a snap of the 'old Lauren' actress Madeline Duggan.
'It doesn't sound like they're joking at all': BBC faces new calls to sack John Humphrys after 'damning' recording of his gender pay gap conversation with Jon Sopel leaks online
A transcript revealed that Mr Humphrys, who presents Radio 4's Today programme, asked his colleague how much of his salary he would be prepared to 'hand over' as women claim greater pay.
It was NO croak! BBC presenter Naga Munchetty's 'frog joke' during a live interview on French negotiations with a raspy-voiced MP divides opinion
BBC presenter Naga Munchetty sparked online debate after appearing to crack a joke about 'those frogs' during a discussion about President Macron's visit.
Radio 1 becomes latest BBC station to BAN white job applicants as their Newsbeat trainee post is offered only to people from ‘black, Asian or ethnic minority backgrounds’
The job is offered through Creative Access an organisation that aims to get better representation for people from ethnic minority backgrounds in the creative industries.
The time-saving healthy meals that contain just FIVE ingredients (and some cost as little as 70p a serving)
BBC Good Food has shared four recipes exclusively with FEMAIL that all cost under £2.10 a serving. They all contain plenty of goodness and take 30 minutes or less to cook.
EastEnders viewers left in shock as Jacqueline Jossa is replaced in a Branning family photo by 'old Lauren'... days after shooting her final scenes
EastEnders fans were left shocked during Tuesday's episode after the original Lauren Branning made a cameo. Madeline Duggan was pictured instead of successor Jacqueline Jossa.
'There's a lot of sl*g waving!' Hilarious moment BBC reporter covering Harry and Meghan's trip to Cardiff accidentally makes a VERY rude statement about the royal visit
All the excitement appeared to get to BBC Wales News reporter Kate Morgan, who described the 'sl*g-waving' in the crowds live on camera ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan's arrival.
'We had a lovely chemistry': Brendan Cole reflects on close bond with dance partner Charlotte Hawkins as he jokes marriage stopped them from succumbing to the Strictly curse
Dancing pro Brendan Cole, 41, had nothing by praise for his season 15 dance partner, Good Morning Britain star Charlotte Hawkins, 42, as he spoke of their 'lovely chemistry'
'The police came round and pulled my husband aside': Newsnight's Emily Maitlis admits she feared her partner would 'deck' former university friend as she opens up on 20-year stalker hell
Emily Maitlis said she had been let down by the criminal justice system and Edward Vines's unwanted attention had a devastating impact on her family, likening it to a 'sort of chronic illness'.
Universities are 'luring millennials to communism' says leading professor as student tells BBC Soviet Marxism failed because it didn't have 'the chance to develop'
Orlando Figes said the crimes of Joseph Stalin were being minimised, after Marxist student Fiona Lali (pictured) told the BBC that it would be 'inaccurate and unfair to say that communism has failed'.
Hugh Tomlinson QC has been hired by Appleby, the law firm suing the BBC and the Guardian for ‘breach of confidence’ after they published secrets from the so-called Paradise Papers.
'It was actually my first time': Selena Gomez gets ex Nick Jonas' heart racing as she recalls a date at Central Park over a decade ago
The 25-year-old actor was a guest on BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show on Wednesday where he participated in a fun heart rate monitor challenge.
Hilarious moment BBC camera operator cleans snow from his lens as presenter slowly disappears during live broadcast
Catriona Renton was attempting report on troublesome weather across the UK, when as if on cue snow and sleet clogged her lens in Abington, Lanarkshire.
'There are so many kids that need homes': Call the Midwife star Victoria Yeates details lifelong dream of adopting 'children in need' rather than having her own brood
Call The Midwife star Victoria Yeates has revealed that she would rather adopt then have her own children.
'It felt so vile': Call the Midwife cast admit fears over ‘racist’ 1960s language... as BBC drama introduces first permanent black character
But Victoria Yeates, who plays Sister Winifred in the drama, confessed her fears over use of 'racist' terms in the plot as bosses wanted to create authenticity of the 1960s.
The three-part drama to be shown in the U.S. on PBS' Masterpiece focuses on Alison Wilson's memoir of 1940s and 1960s London and 1930s India, according to Deadline .
Spot the difference: Today show stars Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner appear in a VERY similar commercial to one aired by BBC Breakfast... featuring identical lines and jokes
Australia's Today show has aired a commercial bearing several similarities to one aired by UK program BBC Breakfast.
The 10 VERY surprising snack swaps that will cut your children's sugar intake in HALF (and they can still have treats like croissants and biscuits)
Public Health England warned that children eat three times too much sugar thus month. Here, BBC Good Food suggests 10 easy swaps that will reduce sugar intake but are still a treat for kids.
Mishal Husain, Victoria Derbyshire (pictured) and Jane Garvey have written to director general Lord Hall distancing themselves from the findings of a review being carried out by management consultants.
Newsnight's Emily Maitlis reveals how her marriage suffered during three decade stalking campaign as man is jailed for four years after continuing to harass her from JAIL
Emily Maitlis said she had been let down by the criminal justice system and Edward Vines's unwanted attention was upsetting her husband Mark Gwynne (pictured) and scaring her children.
Rising star Ellie Bamber shows off her style credentials as she flashes her legs in blue mini-skirt and embellished top at watch event in Switzerland
Ellie Bamber, 20, proved she was very much a rising style star as she attended the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris event at Pavillon Sicli in Les Acacias, Switzerland on Monday.
Doolan, from Sydney, had been fighting the devastating illness since his diagnosis in 2012. He had been working for the BBC since September 1982.
'He rocked that bow!' University Challenge contestant is praised for wearing a colourful clip in his hair (but some viewers say it put them off the quiz)
Cambridge Fitzwilliam contestant Theo Howe added a little sartorial splendour to the BBC2 academic quiz, wearing a colourful bow in his hair, for which he was widely praised.
‘I am not with child, I am with pot belly': BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern fires back at viewers who mistakenly congratulated her on her 'pregnancy' – as she admits even her own AUNT has asked her the same question
BBC presenter Steph McGovern had a hilarious response for viewers congratulating her on her 'pregnancy', before describing the confusion as 'just life on camera.'
One is feeling rather animated! The Duchess of Cornwall takes a ride in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as she stars in a new cartoon to launch children's story writing competition
A cheery-looking Camilla, 70, is seen flying over Tower Bridge and other landmarks in the short cartoon which launches the start of the BBC's annual creative story competition for under 13s.
'What a professional!' Viewers praise 'dignified as always' George Alagiah, 62, as he fronts BBC News at Six just hours after revealing his bowel cancer has returned
BBC newsreader George Alagiah is to undergo medical treatment for cancer after the disease returned for a second time.
New BBC thriller McMafia loses 2million viewers... despite James Norton flashing his peachy derriere and rippling muscles in steamy shower scene
Just four episodes into BBC's TV thriller McMafia, viewing figures have dropped by 2 million. James Norton flashing his peachy derriere on Sunday's episode even failed to draw in viewers.
With a star turn by the Queen, this BBC scoop was a real gem: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews the weekend TV
The Coronation (BBC1), showed the Queen as the connoisseur’s eye and depth of knowledge to earn her a place among the show’s resident experts.
'Do you want to do a f***ing deal or not?' Desperate final call bankrupt tycoon Scot Young made to his ex offering her £30M to settle their divorce - before plunging to his death in mysterious circumstances
In a BBC Two documentary Michelle Young says that her frantic ex, a multimillionaire property developer with ties to Russian oligarchs, offered to pay her £30million.
Strictly Come Dancing's Gemma Atkinson beams as she pokes fun at co-star Simon Rimmer on Sunday Brunch... after laughing off 'one night stand' rumours
The soap star appeared in high spirits as she ribbed host Simon Rimmer while discussing the upcoming Strictly tour on Sunday Brunch.
'I thought the bishops were there to hold one's clothes': Queen reveals her VERY dry sense of humour as she jokes about her Coronation day
From joking about the Bishops holding her robes, to saying she wished she'd been there when the Star of Africa diamond was 'smashed' the monarch revealed her with in last night's documentary.
'She's treating it like it's just another hat!' The Coronation viewers are shocked by the Queen's VERY casual approach to her crown - as Her Majesty 'pokes and prods' the priceless piece
Viewers watching The Coronation - a BBC show to mark 65 years since the Queen came to the throne - were surprised when the 91-year-old grasped the headwear and gently prodded one of its pearls.
Culture Secretary wades into BBC pay row saying corporation should cap staff salaries at £150,000 unless there are 'exceptional circumstances'
Matt Hancock said the corporation had 'missed a chance' to bring in the limit at the same time as the government in 2010.
'I don't want to do guilty pleasure TV': Doctor Foster star Suranne Jones dashes fans' hopes of a third season as she admits she was 'hurt' by the show's mixed reviews
Suranne Jones, 39, who won a BAFTA Award for her role as the revenge-seeking Gemma Foster on Doctor Foster, confessed she was 'hurt' by the mixed reviews the finale of the second series received.
BBC stars at war as several female presenters threaten to walk out after £650,000-a-year John Humphrys is recorded JOKING about gender pay gap
John Humphrys was forced to defend himself after a leaked tape recording emerged of the comments made off-air in conversation with BBC North America editor Jon Sopel.
BBC iPlayer's share of Britain's daily viewing figures fell in 2017, despite the broadcaster introducing a host of new features in a bid to keep up with commercial rival Netflix.
Royal family hid crown jewels from the Nazis by stashing them in a BISCUIT TIN under Windsor Castle during the war, documentary reveals
A new BBC documentary will reveal that gemstones from the crown jewels were kept in a biscuit tin hidden at Windsor castle during the Second World War to stop them falling into Nazi hands.
How chocolate keeps you slim and can even make you SMARTER: Experts reveal the surprising reasons why you should eat MORE of the sweet stuff
Chocolate said to lower blood pressure, boost mood and even make you a genius, according to various experts and studies. It's also reported to protect skin from sun damage.
‘I’m the real winner of the show!' Man proposes to his partner on Bargain Hunt as antiques programme becomes the unlikely scene for a romance
Bargain Hunt was the unlikely scene for romance as the programme saw its first ever marriage proposal. Tony Chambers proposed to Alison Cook at Kedleston Hall country house in Derbyshire.
'Phrases I didn't expect at 7AM on Radio 4 "s***hole"': Shock as BBC newsreader repeats Trump's immigrant comments (complete with swearing)
Newsreader for the BBC's Today show, Chris Aldridge, was reporting on US President Donald Trump's controversial leaked comments about immigrants.
EastEnders SPOILER: Mel Owen scuppers terrified Ben Mitchell's plans to getaway with the jewellery heist loot as she stalks him at Dover port
But it seems Phil's son may not have escaped all responsibility for the crime just yet as he is unaware he is being stalked by the villainous Mel Owen (Tamzin Outhwaite).
I still wake up every night at the time Reeva was killed, says mother of South African model shot dead by boyfriend Oscar Pistorius five years ago
June Steenkamp has revealed she and her husband Barry wake up every morning at 3am around the same time their daughter Reeva was murdered by Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria in 2013.
EastEnders SPOILER: Mel Owen takes son Hunter to visit late dad Steve's grave... as Tamzin Outhwaite films emotional first scenes with newcomer Charlie Winters
Melanie Owen will take the son she shares with Steve Owen, Hunter, to see his father ashes before introducing him to a new life in Albert Square.
Children in Need’s annual telethon is back and there’s a lot to expect from the BBC show this Friday. After raising £60million for good causes in 2016, the donation total is set to break records again.
Govey? He’s taking the Michael! Environment Secretary is mocked after inventing nickname to describe himself in BBC Radio interview
The Cabinet minister used the nickname, which often features in the BBC comedy Dead Ringers, while talking to the BBC's Nick Robinson - and social media soon erupted with memes.
A lion in kitten's clothing! Rare footage reveals how the world's SMALLEST cat is just as predatory and daring as his much larger relatives - even though he could fit in the palm of your hand
The rusty spotted cat weighs just over one kilogram and could fit in the palm of your hand when it is fully grown, is featured in the latest wildlife series from the BBC called Big Cats.
'Oh no, I got so excited!': Fans devastated as Miranda Hart DENIES claims she's returning for a fourth series of her BBC sitcom... but she's not ruling it out altogether
Miranda Hart has taken to Twitter to set the record straight on Thursday morning, revealing the reports are 'not true' - and leaving fans of the BBC sitcom sorely disappointed in the process.
EastEnders SPOILER: Ben Mitchell finds himself in hot water as Tamzin Outhwaite's Mel Owen returns after 15 years... but will she lead to his departure?
Tamsin, who was last seen playing Mel Owen in 2002, made a dramatic return to the soap in Tuesday night, as it is revealed she knows Ben was involved in the New Year's Day heist, ahead of Harry Reid's exit.
BBC in legal row after the Doctor Who Christmas special featured the grandfather of a classic character without permission from its original 1960s creators
The episode, which was Peter Capaldi's last as The Doctor, co-starred comedian Mark Gatiss as Archibald Lethbridge-Stewart, who was unveiled as the grandfather The Brigadier.
Waves of Blue Planet II fans help BBC top the ratings: Broadcaster dominates 2017 listings with 19 of the top 20 most watched shows
Audience figures for the whole of 2017 show the BBC aired 19 of the top 20 programmes, thanks to bumper audiences for Strictly Come Dancing and Blue Planet II.
Jo Whiley, Sara Cox and Cerys Mathews get new Radio 2 shows as the BBC promotes host of women in the wake of gender pay row
The promotion of the three women comes after BBC China Editor Carrie Gracie announced on Monday that she was resigning her position in protest over what she said was its unfair gender pay policy.
Lily Collins and Dominic West lead star-studded cast of Les Miserables TV adaptation... as BBC break new ground by casting black actor David Oyelowo in role (and there won't be any singing)
The BBC has revealed a star-studded cast for its blockbuster adaptation of Les Miserables, including Dominic West, Lily Collins and Olivia Colman.
BBC Radio 2 presenter Desmond Carrington left a £720,000 legacy after dying aged 90 following his 70-year-career
The broadcaster's wealth included a half-share in his £700,000 property in Perthshire and shares and dividends in his own media company worth around £100,000.
Revealed: The cheap Nivea moisturiser that's BETTER than its expensive rivals (and the essential ingredient you should look for in every cream)
In new BBC show The Truth About Looking Good, moisturisers are put to the test to discover whether the expensive products do more good than cheaper options, with some surprising results.
Radio 4 presenter is taken off air by BBC bosses after posting support for Carrie Gracie as Lord Hall is ordered before MPs to face questions over the gender salary gap
The BBC says You and Yours presenter Winifred Robinson was taken off air because of impartiality issues as the row about gender pay escalates both within the corporation and in parliament.
'Women have a shelf life': Lily Allen, 32, is branded 'bonkers' after wading into the gender pay row by tweeting that female TV presenters should be paid more than men because their career is shorter
Lily Allen has sparked controversy after claiming that women in TV should be paid more than men because they have a 'shelf life' that means their career is as short as a premiership footballer.
Ex-Countryside presenter Miriam O'Reilly says BBC's male execs 'don't like to be challenged by women who won't back down' in equal pay row as new culture secretary tells Beeb to act
In a series of furious tweets, Miriam O'Reilly lashed out in defence of BBC China editor Carrie Gracie and claimed male staff at the BBC 'don't like to be challenged by women'.
Lord Lawson's climate victory over the BBC: Broadcaster forced to admit it distorted facts after former chancellor complained about programme
The BBC2 travelogue, Russia with Simon Reeve, claimed that reindeer populations across the north of the country were ‘in steep decline because of climate change’.
The pay differentials among rich radio presenters took precedence in parliament on Tuesday over the early release of rapist John Worboys who has served only nine years in jail.
Is that you Mel? Tamzin Outhwaite was back - yet another ex-star returning to Albert Square. But anything was better than racist Karen Taylor getting Dot’s old job in EastEnders, by Jim Shelley
She suddenly walked in to the final scene after 16 years away, appearing on screen for 14 seconds and saying four words, pausing (or pouting) for dramatic effect, before the ‘doof doofs.’ Classic.
'I am outraged!’ Silent Witness fans are up in arms over changes to the theme tune as show returns for a 21st series (because they can no longer 'sing along')
Long-running BBC drama Silent Witness's familiar theme song, Silencium by the composer John Harle, has had a subtle makeover in time for its 21st series - but fans are not impressed.
Tamzin Outhwaite's first EastEnders scene is finally unveiled... and it appears to confirm Mel Owen IS connected to the jewellery heist as she uncovers Ben Mitchell's involvement
Tamzin Outhwaite's first EastEnders scene in 15 years appears to confirm that Mel Owen is linked to the recent jewellery heist that rocked Walford.
Ex-millionaires 'are still enjoying lavish lifestyles driving luxury cars with personalised plates despite declaring bankruptcy'
An explosive new documentary has revealed how millionaire businessmen are exploiting weaknesses in Scotland's bankruptcy system to keep their assets.
Celebrity Mastermind without a mastermind in sight: Latest series of the show faces ridicule from viewers after some contestants struggle with simple questions
It is supposed to test intelligence but fans have ridiculed this series of Celebrity Mastermind that included Vogue Williams, Lydia Bright and vlogger Grace Victory.
When Harry interviewed Barry: Barack Obama jokes around with Prince Harry as he's questioned for the royal's guest editing slot on Radio 4's Today programme
The interview is part of Harry's guest editorship of the Today programme and features the former US president sharing his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for the future.
BBC begs Huw Edwards to cut his £600,000 pay: Newsreader is dragged into gender pay row as the corporation scrambles to fend off legal challenge from equalities watchdog
Last night, 56-year-old Huw Edwards was still locked in negotiations. As he is on a permanent staff contract, the BBC needs his permission to cut the Welshman's pay.
The day Radio 4's flagship show imploded in a soggy morass of smuggery: JAN MOIR listens as guest host Carrie Gracie cannot talk about her own story
Everyone was talking about Carrie Gracie yesterday, with those readers and listeners not fully up to speed soon capsized in a squall of confusion, WRITES JAN MOIR.
Virginia McKenna, 86, said the BBC One show should 'step away from our parochial fascination with antiques at any price', adding: 'We cannot afford to put a value on bloody ivory.'
Leave it out, primate! Hilarious moment BBC journalist is mobbed by lemurs as he tries to film a report from the zoo
Alex Dunlop of BBC Look East was trying to film a report at Banham Zoo in Norfolk but found himself unable to evade the attentions of the eager lemurs.
BBC footballer commentator Alan Green 'costs licence fee payers an extra £8,000 a season because he refuses to carry his own radio gear'
The experienced football expert, 65, said he is physically incapable of carrying his microphone, headphones and small mixing desk to matches he commentates on up and down Britain.
'I don’t trust my BBC bosses':Journalist who quit over gender pay gap says she doesn't believe she was given the truth about why the corporation pays men more – even though it urged them to take a CUT
Carrie Gracie, formerly BBC's China editor, was one of the broadcasters top journalists and worked there for 30 years. She says she no longer trusts her old bosses and doesn't believe their excuses.
McMafia star James Norton switches from CitiBank to 'ethical' Dutch firm Triodos after the BBC drama tells how gangsters launder billions across the globe using well-known big banks
The London-based actor, 32, ditched American company CitiBank in favour of Triodos, a Dutch bank with a base in Bristol, which boasts of its commitment to transparency.
Calls for BBC pundit Danny Murphy to be AXED for saying a fan jumping up and down with crutches was 'not going to get his benefits' (as supporter jokes: 'My ma's fuming with me!)
The ex-Liverpool midfielder, 40, said the Graeme Landon Tootle was 'not going to get his benefits' after he was seen on camera climbing over a seat while carrying the walking aids.
Woman, 74, who was given four weeks to live because a three-stone tumour in her stomach was squashing her vital organs has it removed by surgeons (and the gruesome operation will be shown on TV)
EXCLUSIVE – WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES: New BBC Two show Surgeons: At The Edge Of Life launches tonight, featuring nail-biting operations at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
EastEnders tops Christmas iPlayer ratings: Dramatic episode has been played 1.63m times since it was aired
The broadcast, which saw tragedy hit the Branning family as sisters Lauren and Abi plummeted from the roof of the Queen Vic pub, has been requested 1.63million times since its initial broadcast.