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Former Bake off stars to host Generation Game revamp

Former Great British Bake Off presenters Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are back together as hosts, this time reviving TV classic The Generation Game.

Game of Thrones Review: A surprisingly restrained return

Game of Thrones Review: A surprisingly restrained return

Game Of Thrones is finally back. After a longer than usual wait, a great deal of hype and a genuinely jaw-dropping trailer, the seventh season is officially underway. But does the season premiere live up to expectations? Here’s a spoiler-free verdict on the comeback episode.

Laura Kuenssberg is paid less than many other high earners but has a far harder job, says Tom Peterkin.

Tom Peterkin: The BBC must tackle unequal pay

‘The BBC is really hurting,” declared Jeremy Vine as the storm erupted over the big salaries lavished on its “stars”.


Outlander season 3 trailer is released by Starz

A new trailer for the third series of Outlander has been unveiled, ahead of the programme’s return on September 10.

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Claudia Winkleman is the highest paid woman on the BBC's list, but her salary trails a long way behind the top paid man

Leader comment: Revealing BBC wages has served a purpose

It is right that a public corporation should be transparent and yesterday we saw the publication of the salary brackets of the BBC’s top earners.

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The tax payer-funded BBC was compelled by the government to publish the salaries of on-air talent, which had previously been secret

BBC under pressure over gender pay gap among top earners

The BBC is facing calls for equal pay for women after published figures suggested a gender disparity in salaries paid to its top talent.

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TV preesnter Andrew Marr. Picture: Neil Hanna

List of BBC salaries of Scottish stars earning over £150k

A number of Scottish presenters are among the list of BBC stars earning over £150,000 a year who have their salaries revealed today.

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Jodie Whittaker has been named the new Doctor Who - and the news has caused a hoo-ha.

Ayesha Hazarika: Shining a light on inequality is just what the Doctor ordered

Praise be to the Time Lord. We finally have a female Dr Who. The new doctor, Jodie Whittaker, was announced after the men’s final at Wimbledon and for a moment I thought it was going to be Roger Federer.

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Broadcasting House in London. Details of what BBC stars earn will be published on Wednesday. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

BBC stars allowed to defend their salaries on social media

BBC star presenters who earn more than £150,000 a year will be allowed by the corporation to defend their salaries on social media if they so wish.

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Alfie and Antony with Lorraine Kelly. Picture: Supplied

Alfie and Antony to tackle Ben Nevis for Help for Heroes

TINY fundraising hero Alfie McAnespie is taking on his biggest challenge yet this weekend – conquering Ben Nevis with Coronation Street star Antony Cotton.

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Gabby Logan, Gary Lineker, Clare Balding. Picture: BBC

BBC steels itself for gender pay gap storm ahead of earners list

BBC officials are reportedly bracing themselves for a gender pay storm as the corporation prepares to publish a list of its top earners on Wednesday.

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Jodie Whittaker was showered with tributes after being announced as the 13th Doctor Who and first female to fulfil the role. Picture: BBC

Colin Baker leads tributes to Jodie Whittaker as new Doctor Who

Since 1963 there have been 36 seasons of Doctor Who, a movie, specials and 12 Doctors, but when the show returns television history will be made after Jodie Whittaker was announced as the first female Doctor.

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Jodie Whittaker is the new Doctor Who. Picture: BBC

Jodie Whittaker announced as first female Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker has made history after being announced as the first female Doctor Who.

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Paul Stokes and Neil Rafferty, whose first show will air next week. Picture: Geraint Lewis

Euan McColm: Jealous hack tells pal to ‘break a leg’ on TV

That The Daily Mash has a television show that’s as hilarious as the satirical website is a great story, says Euan McColm

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Barry Norman. Picture: PA

Barry Norman dies aged 83

Film critic Barry Norman has died at the age of 83, his family has said.

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Judy Murray at Cromlix Hotel, Dunblane.  Picture Robert Perry

Judy Murray on emotions, misogyny and Strictly

Judy Murray learned to hide her emotions while watching Jame and Andy reach the top of world tennis but now the coach and passionate advocate for sport speaks out about misogyny in the media, and how Strictly changed her public profile

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Sam Heughan in publicity shot for David Greig play Outlying Islands at the Traverse Theatre in 2002 - arguably his breakthrough role. PIC: Traverse Theatre/Euan Myles/Twitter.

Sam Heughan’s career and roles before Outlander fame

From appearing nude on an Edinburgh stage to advertising Tennent’s Lager, actor Sam Heughan grafted long and hard before reaching Outlander super stardom.

Claire Randall (Caitriona Balfe); Jamie Fraser (Sam Heughan). Picture: Outlander/Starz

A guide to Outlander’s leading stars

Outlander has become incredibly popular since it took up a slot on the Starz network in 2014. It is now the most viewed show on the network and has garnered critical praise in both the US and the UK.

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Picture: Keegan-Michael Key (left) loses his temper over a game of tennis in Friends from College, David Lee/Netflix)

Netflix UK: best new TV and films coming in July (plus everything else)

It might be summer, but there’s more eclectic content from Netflix to draw you back indoors in July.

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Aisha Toussaint has been revealed as the new star of Raven ahead of its return later this year.

New star for Raven reboot unveiled as show heads for Cairngorms

The Cairngorm mountains are to get a starring role providing the spectacular backdrop to a children’s fantasy adventure show.
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