BBC and Martin Tyler forced to apologise over Hillsborough ‘hooligan’ comment

BBC and Martin Tyler forced to apologise over Hillsborough ‘hooligan’ comment

The BBC was quick to issue an apology. “We regret that we did not robustly challenge Martin Tyler on a comment which appeared to link Hillsborough and hooliganism,” a statement read. “Martin has since apologised for the comment and clarified that these were separate examples and he did not intend to conflate the two.” ‘I apologise … Read more

BBC Radio DJ branded the ‘Jimmy Savile of trolling’ guilty of stalking Jeremy Vine and other stars

BBC Radio DJ branded the ‘Jimmy Savile of trolling’ guilty of stalking Jeremy Vine and other stars

A BBC Radio DJ branded the ‘Jimmy Savile of trolling’ has been found guilty of stalking Jeremy Vine and other stars by unleashing a ‘tsunami of hate’ over the course of nine years. Alex Belfield was accused of subjecting  BBC presenter Vine to 11 months of ‘personal and unpleasant attacks’ on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. … Read more

UK recession: Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey denies he was ‘asleep at the wheel’

UK recession: Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey denies he was ‘asleep at the wheel’

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey today denied claims he had failed in his job and vowed not to quit for at least six more years after he was accused of being ‘asleep at the wheel’ as Britain careers towards a year-plus recession. Amid calls to resign and severe pressure from Tory leadership frontrunner Liz Truss after he … Read more