‘So it’s the police’s fault?’: Brits irked as BBC reports on accusation Met officer ‘caused death’ of assailant during moped chase

Follow RT on A London police officer has been accused of “causing the death” of a moped driver he was pursuing during a high-speed chase. The assailant had allegedly been involved in a “smash and grab” theft and refused to stop. On Monday evening, under the headline “Met officer ‘caused death’ of moped rider during […]

‘We are appalled’: BBC apologises for losing murder victim’s clothes loaned to network by schoolgirl’s mother

Follow RT on The BBC apologised on Sunday after one of its former editor’s allegedly lost a murdered schoolgirl’s clothes, which had been lent to the network to be DNA tested as part of a show on the tragic crime. Michelle Hadaway – the mother of 9-year-old Karen Hadaway, who was found strangled to death […]

Andrew Neil attacks GB News just DAYS after resigning as chairman, comparing it to ‘fake news’ Fox News on BBC

Follow RT on Andrew Neil opened fire on TV news channel GB News just days after leaving the company as its chairman, unfavourably comparing the channel to Fox News and claiming it had strayed too far from his original vision. Despite wishing GB News well in his resignation letter on Monday, Neil had strong words […]

Scottish health minister hits back at BBC editor after VIDEO showing him fall off a scooter goes viral

Follow RT on Scotland’s health secretary wasn’t impressed when a BBC editor posted a video from the Scottish parliament, in which the already-injured SNP minister trips over the wheel of his scooter. It didn’t stop the clip from going viral. On Thursday afternoon, BBC journalist Glenn Campbell posted a video from the wood-clad halls of […]

Journalists did not meet own accuracy standards when insinuating Douma attack informant was motivated by money, BBC admits

Follow RT on The BBC’s own watchdog has ruled that a 2020 Radio 4 show did not meet its standards for accuracy when it suggested an informant, who claimed the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma was staged, may have been motivated by money. Last Thursday, the BBC’s Executive Complaints Unit (ECU) backed columnist Peter Hitchens […]

Afghans who worked with British govt will get PERMANENT residence in UK, but hundreds still left behind

Follow RT on Afghans who worked for British troops will be entitled to “indefinite” leave to stay and a right to apply for UK citizenship in the future, London has said, as hundreds of those eligible for evacuation remain in Afghanistan. Dubbed ‘Operation Warm Welcome,’ the British government unveiled on Wednesday what it called a […]

BBC plagued by partisanship? Row over appointment of ‘left-wing’ editor continues to fuel debate about broadcaster’s impartiality

Follow RT on A controversial new hire at the BBC has reignited discussion about the outlet’s political neutrality, while also prompting allegations that the British government has too much influence over the public broadcaster. Read more If even the BBC’s ‘bias investigator’ is biased, it’s time they admitted what they are: A British CNN Reports […]

BBC accused of ‘omitting facts’ about Muslim culprit seen in video of shocking anti-Semitic attack in London

Follow RT on The BBC has once-again drawn the ire of the British public after it reported a shocking assault that left a man in “Orthodox Jewish dress” unconscious, but failed to describe his attacker’s Islamic clothing. Over the weekend, reports emerged of a horrific and unprovoked attack on a 64-year-old Jewish man as he […]

BBC accuses Russia of ‘assault on media freedom’ after correspondent’s visa is denied following UK sanctions

Follow RT on Russia’s refusal to extend the visa of BBC correspondent Sarah Rainsford is an attack on media freedom, the British state broadcaster has claimed. Moscow had said it would retaliate to the UK imposition of ‘Magnitsky’ sanctions. “The expulsion of Sarah Rainsford is a direct assault on media freedom which we condemn unreservedly,” […]

Anti-vaxxers attack BBC again…this time online, over string of stories on hospitalised vaccine sceptics

Follow RT on The BBC has come in for some heavy criticism online for apparently overreporting stories about vaccine sceptics hospitalised with Covid-19 who are since urging others not to make the same mistake they did. On Wednesday, the BBC was once again the target of anti-vaxxers as social media users lambasted the broadcaster’s repetitive […]

BBC studios STORMED by anti-Covid passport protesters, VIDEO shows clashes with police amid attempted break-in

Follow RT on BBC studios at Television Centre in West London were targeted by an agitated group of protesters opposing the government’s Covid-19 plans. The crowd attempted to break into the building, causing clashes with police. The dramatic confrontation at the entrance of the BBC studios was filmed by witnesses at the scene. The footage […]

Conflict of interest inquiry probes UK MPs sitting on informal parliamentary groups while paid by industry

Follow RT on British MPs who sit on influential parliamentary groups while holding plum industry jobs are the subject of a conflict of interest inquiry by the House of Commons Standards Committee, which is probing backdoor lobbying. The inquiry is the first formal investigation since 2013 into concerns that the informal all-party parliamentary groups (APPG) […]

BBC’s Andrew Marr says he caught Covid-19 AFTER vaccine

Follow RT on BBC journalist Andrew Marr says he caught a “nasty” bout of Covid-19 despite being fully vaccinated. Government advisers say this is normal, and similar cases are cropping up around the world. Speaking on his Sunday programme after a week off, Marr told viewers that “he had a bit of Covid last week, […]

BBC draws flak for ‘appalling racism’ after posting recruitment ad for trainee position that openly excludes white applicants

Follow RT on The BBC has been weathering accusations of discriminatory recruitment practices after advertising a trainee position that is “only open to black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates.” According to the job advert, the one-year traineeship offers £17,810 ($24,643) for a production management assistant role with the broadcaster’s Science Unit in Glasgow. The successful […]

Police charge man over mob’s chase of BBC journalist through London at anti-lockdown demo

Follow RT on One man has been charged after a BBC journalist was chased through central London during a protest against the government prolonging England’s Covid-19 restrictions, the Metropolitan Police has said. Martin Hockridge, 57, from Harpenden, north of London has been charged under the Public Order Act, the Met said in a statement on […]

BBC skewered by Parliament committee for failure to fire journalist behind infamous Princess Diana interview & then REHIRING him

Follow RT on Past and present leadership of the BBC came under fire from British lawmakers for a “failure of morality” over their handling of the Princess Diana interview scandal and the “sham” rehiring of tainted journalist Martin Bashir. During a four-hour grilling by the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee […]

Met Police question man, ‘actively seek’ another after anti-lockdown protesters chase BBC journalist through London

Follow RT on London’s Metropolitan Police have questioned one man and are hunting a second after BBC Newsnight’s political editor Nicholas Watt was chased through the streets of the UK capital during a protest against Covid-19 restrictions. Officers have interviewed a man in his 50s at a police station in Hertfordshire and are searching for […]

David Mitchell calls Martin Bashir an unwitting ‘executioner’ of the BBC in TV rant against corporation’s ‘tabloid tactics’

Follow RT on During a rant on the network’s ‘Have I Got News For You’, British comedian David Mitchell claimed former BBC journalist Martin Bashir may have become the organisation’s unwitting “executioner”. On Friday’s episode of the BBC One comedy show, Mitchell – of ‘Peep Show’ fame – took aim at the Conservative Party, Bashir, […]

Coroners to investigate after BBC presenter’s family say she died of blood clot following AstraZeneca jab – reports

Follow RT on Coroners will probe whether BBC presenter Lisa Shaw died as a result of being inoculated with AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine. Shaw’s family say she was treated for blood clots shortly after her first dose. Shaw passed away on Friday, with her family saying she “developed severe headaches a week after receiving her AstraZeneca […]

Brits overjoyed as BBC confirms ‘Rule Britannia’ and live audience to return for Proms after 2020 ‘colonial’ row

Follow RT on The BBC has committed to a full Proms schedule with “all the traditional elements” and Brits appear to be over the moon – although many haven’t forgiven the broadcaster for its 2020 faux pas and racism row over patriotic songs. The BBC’s announcement on Wednesday evening that the eight-week music festival, known […]

With 200K households a year opting out of TV license, parliamentary report slams ‘complacent’ BBC bosses

Follow RT on Around 200,000 UK households are opting out of TV license fees every year, according to a new parliamentary committee report which warns the BBC is becoming “complacent” as Brits flee from the broadcasting company in droves. In a report published on Friday, the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts warned the […]

12% of Brits say they’re ‘woke’, with Guardian and BBC among ‘wokest’ media outlets, YouGov poll finds

Follow RT on Some 12% of the British public consider themselves “woke,” according to new research by polling site YouGov, although it appears that not everyone in the UK has added the trendy term to their vocabulary. In February, YouGov asked 1,692 British adults about what it means to be woke and whether they would […]

Hugging lesson? BBC gets pilloried for giving tips on how to ‘safely’ embrace one another

Follow RT on The BBC has exposed itself to a wave of internet scorn after lecturing Britons on how to correctly embrace one another, in response to reports that the government would soon “allow” hugging. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to push forward with plans to ease lockdown restrictions, including guidance on hugging. The […]

More anti-Russia psy-ops? BBC gets government funding for global crusade against ‘fake news’

Follow RT on UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has given the BBC World Service an £8 million funding boost to “tackle harmful disinformation.” What that means is unclear, but the BBC has a history of waging infowars for the UK government. Broadcast in more than 40 languages to 350 million listeners per week, the BBC […]

Woke-washing history? BBC show will teach children that early Britons were ‘black’ – media

Follow RT on The BBC has been accused of reimagining British history to make it more woke-friendly after it emerged that a children’s programme will teach that the nation’s earliest inhabitants were black. An episode of the BBC children’s series Horrible Histories will focus on the role of black people in Britain’s past. Launched in […]

BBC diversity chief complains Idris Elba’s TV detective isn’t ‘black enough to be real’, leaves online commentator baffled

Follow RT on The person tasked with ensuring diversity at the BBC has been accused of harboring narrow-minded views about race after reportedly dismissing a TV character played by actor Idris Elba for not being sufficiently ‘black’. Commenting on the crime drama ‘Luther’, Miranda Wayland hailed the program for featuring a “really strong, black character […]

‘Ridiculously over the top’: BBC creates special complaint form as viewers decry ‘too much coverage’ of Prince Philip’s death

Follow RT on The BBC has been inundated with a wave of complaints over its marathon coverage of the death of Prince Philip, even setting up a special page for viewers to voice their gripes about the outlet’s “excessive” reporting. With the Duke of Edinburgh passing at the age of 99 on Friday, the British […]

BBC, Times smear UK professor skeptical of Syria regime change drive as would-be traitor after his rival’s sting op

Follow RT on A UK professor investigating a Western-funded group gathering evidence against Syrian officials was contacted by his target’s staff posing as a Russian agent. The communications were framed as potentially traitorous by the media. The BBC wrote a lengthy piece blasting Edinburgh University Professor Paul McKeigue, a member of a group of academics […]

BBC health correspondent ‘spiralled rapidly downhill’ after Covid jab & could ‘barely’ get out of bed, but says he’d do it again

Follow RT on The BBC’s health and science correspondent, James Gallagher, revealed that he experienced severe symptoms for several days after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. In an article on Wednesday, Gallagher wrote that the vaccine “floored” him, inducing a migraine, vomiting, aches, chills, and exhaustion. “I had my first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine […]

BBC apologizes after airing interview with IMPOSTER Senator Cory Booker in ‘deliberate hoax’

Follow RT on The UK’s top public broadcaster has issued a mea culpa after airing a Newshour interview with “a man claiming to be Senator Cory Booker” who turned out to be an imposter, with the outlet noting it was likely duped by pranksters. The BBC issued a correction over the mishap, saying it was […]