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# new interview
Prince Harry condemns paparazzi for taking photos of his dying mother
Prince Harry and his brother Prince William have spoken out about their mother’s death for a new BBC documentary.
# water safety
A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year
Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.
# screen time
eir Sport to show all of the USPGA Championship but BBC viewers will get just 6 hours
Virgin Media customers won’t see a lot of golf this week.
# The Sunday Times
'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column
The article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.
An ex-BBC producer tried to perform a citizen's arrest on an entire family and Twitter is having a field day
He said “put your hands on the car and prepare to die!”
# Salaries
Poll: Is it fair to ask RTÉ's higher-earners to reveal their salaries?
Denis Naughten said he wants RTÉ to publish the salaries of all those who earn over €100,000 a year.
# bridging the gap
Female BBC journalists write open letter to boss saying he 'can do better' on gender pay-gap
Last week it was revealed that there is a massive discrepancy between the pay of male and female journalists at the British state broadcaster.
# expensive tastes
Man jailed for stealing €175,000 from the BBC to fund 'lifestyle of cars and holidays'
52-year-old Lee Richardson admitted the fraud after being investigated by the London Met Police’s online fraud unit.
# revealed
Chris Evans and Graham Norton among BBC's top-paid presenters
The former Top Gear 2.0 presenter is earning over £2 million – more than four times the amount of the BBC’s highest-paid woman.
# Tune in
Golf returns to the BBC with deal to show this year's US PGA - reports
Peter Alliss rides again.
# Criticism
'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British
The Wimbledon semi-finalist was interviewed by John Humphrys on the Today programme earlier.
# gbbo
There could be no more 'soggy bottom' jokes on the new Great British Bake-Off
Honestly, what’s the point?
# dealing with the past
'He's a coward, as simple as that' - Sister of victim rejects apology from IRA bomb maker
Michael Christopher Hayes said he did not plant bombs in Birmingham but refused to say who did.
# Queer Britain
'We're racist to each other. We body shame each other': Irish Youtuber on the LGBT community
Riyadh Khalaf is hosting the new BBC documentary Queer Britain.
# ps2 parliament
Everyone couldn't help but take the piss out of the BBC's election graphics last night
“like that weird videogame that you downloaded for free and tried to play once”
# Guilty
BBC radio presenters found guilty of abusing teenage boys
Tony and Julie Wadsworth abused the teenage boys in the 90s.
# kat and alfie
There was a 'memorial BBQ' on a beach in Redwater last night and Irish people weren't having it
# hack of ya
A BBC reporter made a 'lunch hack' and everyone thinks it is the most ridiculous thing ever
You don’t have to eat ham and cheese sandwiches every single day to save money.
# starter for 10
Monkman was of course the star of the University Challenge final, even though he didn't win
# Backlash
Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'
However, the club insist the manager’s job is not at risk.
# marion
The daughter from family's viral BBC interview keeps stealing the show
Long may it continue.
# turbo baby
'She was in a hippity-hoppity mood': The dad from THAT BBC interview explains the whole thing
“I made a minor mistake that turned by family into YouTube stars,” said Robert E Kelly.
# Hi Dad
This man's very serious BBC interview was interrupted by his kids barging into the room
The kids don’t give a TOSS about politics in South Korea.
# violent scenes
Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary
Filmmaker Alex Stockley von Statzer travels to the tournament’s host nation to speak to members of notorious firms.
# Claim
Gunners legend says Mesut Ozil wouldn't have made Arsenal's 'Invincibles' team
The Germany international wouldn’t have started for the 2003/04 side, according to Martin Keown
# Indecent Assault
Disgraced TV star Rolf Harris cleared of further sex offences
Harris has previously been found guilty on sex charges.
# true sportsman
'I think nowadays players are nearly too precious': Seamus Coleman
The Ireland and Everton star feels that some footballers can’t take criticism.
# can't cope won't cope
'We have voices that speak to the whole continent': Writer's delight as show picked up by BBC
Its writer Stefanie Preissner recently confirmed that Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope would return for a second series.
# Media Relations
'If you don't know football, you shouldn't have a microphone': Jose walks out of interview
The Manchester United boss was in prickly mood after tonight’s scoreless draw with Hull.
# trident
Did the UK cover up a nuclear test that went wrong? Theresa May avoids the question
Last July UK politicians voted to keep the nuclear testing system Trident – but weren’t told about the failed testing from weeks before.
# wolfson cambridge
Monkman was back on University Challenge last night and everyone was absolutely delighted
# vatican cameos
Only A True Sherlock Fan Will Get 13/13 In This Quiz
The game is on!
# henrik larsson
A Pointless contestant won the jackpot after her boyfriend told her to 'just say Henrik Larsson'
The footballer saved the day!
# London
Rolf Harris 'groped blind, disabled woman', court hears
The former TV star is accused of assaulting seven women and girls between 1971 and 2003.
# failing pile of garbage
BBC News had a whale of a time with the captions during Trump's press conference today
Trump: “BBC News, there’s another beauty…” BBC News: “Hey that’s us!”
# round to mrs brown
Mrs Brown is getting her very own Saturday night chat show on BBC One
All round to Mrs Brown’s.
# wakey wakey
These BBC presenters introduced the wrong guest live on air and it was wonderfully awkward
Will the real Leslie Binns please stand up?
# real housewives
BBC causes a stir with Real Housewives of ISIS sketch
The satirical sketch has been watched millions of times.
# 221back
Sherlock is back this Sunday! Here's everything we know so far about Season 4
People are rewatching George Michael's brilliant appearance on the first ever Carpool Karaoke