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The BBC has signed a new contract for audience analysis and reporting with Television Research Partnership Ltd (TRP Ltd) after a 9-month procurement process.
The BBC Director-General George Entwistle has today made the following statement.
BBC Radio 3 announces a major reappraisal of the Anglo Saxon era through a 30-part series, The Essay: Anglo-Saxon Portraits.
On the eve of the US presidential election and in the month that BBC Radio celebrates its 90th birthday, the BBC is launching a new online archive of over 900 of Alistair Cooke’s Letters From America, originally broadcast between 1946 and 2004.
Doctor Who star Matt Smith and Lead Writer Steven Moffat created their own piece of Doctor Who history today during their first visit to the Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff as the their hand prints were immortalised in cement, which will be displayed permanently at the new attraction.
Helen Mark visits Hicks Lodge, a restored opencast mine in Leicestershire, now a haven for wildlife, walkers, cyclists and other more unusual visitors. Over 100 different bird species have been recorded at Hicks Lodge, which is run by the Forestry Commission and is situated in young woodlands at the heart of the National Forest.
Misha Glenny explores the suggestion that most of Spain's problems come from the idea that it is one country. These three new documentaries, looking at 1492 to 1898, from Columbus to El Desastre, tell the story of the rise and fall of an empire. They also reveal the fractured state of a nation, both in history and now.
Jools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Section welcome the multi-talented singer Paul Jones into his studio for music, conversation and a unique performance of Suddenly I Like It. Jools and Paul also talk about the 50-year anniversary of the band The Manfreds and their forthcoming celebratory concerts.
Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivers the opening lecture at the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival of Ideas 2012 arguing that women leaders are better placed than men to sort out the crises of the 21st century.
Nemone gently nudges her listeners awake with some serious musical, social and cultural stimulation. She is joined by Alex Heminsley, who gathers her tomes and gives her monthly recommendations in Book Culture Club, and house DJ legend Frankie Knuckles to open his record box and share his tunes in Most Played.
BBC Radio 1Xtra Stories: Gone Too Soon - The Story of Amy Winehouse is the final in a four-part series that looks at the lives of four music stars who passed away too soon.
In perhaps the first and only live album about life on the road Jackson Browne broke many rules and confounded his critics - no live versions of previous hit singles (although a cover did hit the UK singles chart), backstage secrets and tricks of the trade brought out into the open, and concert performances alongside rough and vibrant recordings from hotel rooms and tour buses.
Armando Iannucci's award-winning, seven-part political comedy series The Thick Of It concludes tonight, and episode seven brings in the final reckoning. Every dog has its day, but as the fallout from the inquiry starts to take its toll, the everyday problems of government continue unabated. Despite the fact that no-one is actually talking to each other any more.
Diane Louise Jordan marks Bible Sunday with music specially recorded by the choir of the Queen's Chapel of the Savoy in London and, looking forward to this year's event, by one of the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year: Richard Decker. Hymns include All Things Bright And Beautiful, How Sweet The Name Of Jesus Sounds, and We Have A Gospel To Proclaim.
With high levels of unemployment among 16-24 year-olds, and many facing tuition fee debt once they finish university, bagging a job you want can be really hard. Getting a foot on the career ladder early is a way of working towards a dream job in the future but - as more and more young people are discovering - starting out in the working world is virtually impossible without experience. That’s where the internship comes in.
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