CULTURE secretary Fiona Hyslop is to meet BBC Scotland director Ken MacQuarrie to raise concerns about the potential impact of proposed budget cuts.
THE BBC is to shed nearly one in ten of its employees in Scotland, with up to 120 jobs to be lost over the next six years as part of a vast cost-cutting operation.
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YESTERDAY’S announcement of BBC cuts as part of its Delivering Quality First programme was historic, marking an end to nearly 90 years of growth.
The BBC is set to cut around 2,000 jobs from its workforce of 18,000 sources said lsat night, part of changes aimed at making savings of around 20 per cent,
BBC budget cuts are leading to the loss of on-screen talent to rival channels, BBC1 controller Danny Cohen claimed yesterday.
THE US government suspected the BBC of being a "possible propaganda media network" for al-Qaeda after a phone number for the World Service was found in the possession of several suspected terrorists.
THE BBC presenter and journalist Andrew Marr revealed today that he had taken out a super-injunction to suppress reports of an extra-marital affair.
A DYING man's final moments of life will be shown in a new television series to be broadcast next month.
THE BBC is "putting the finishing touches" to a deal to resurrect the sitcom Absolutely Fabulous.
PINNACLE Telecom, the Stirlingshire-based voice and data operator, yesterday revealed it had won a contract from the BBC for the national and local elections on 5 May.
BBC Radio 1 has selected Stirlingshire-based Pinnacle Telecom to provide voice and data connections for its "Big Weekend" concert in Carlisle, which is set to feature Black Eyed Peas, Lady Gaga and Nicole Scherzinger.
The BBC has been accused of bias after SNP leader Alex Salmond was invited to appear on its flagship politics programme Question Time last night.
JM Reid in his book Scotland Past and Present in 1959 said: "When regular broadcasting began in 1922, Scottish self-confidence was at its lowest ebb.
BBC Scotland's head of news and current affairs is leaving the corporation for an executive director role at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (Icas).
Actor Sir David Jason, 71, who made his name as Del Boy in Only Fools And Horses, is to star in a new BBC1 comedy.
MORE than half the team behind the BBC Breakfast Show are to leave their jobs rather than move to Salford when the show transfers next year.
BBC bosses apologised yesterday after the corporation's websites went offline for almost an hour.
Ashes to Ashes star Philip Glenister is to explore another side of the legal system - by playing a solicitor in a new BBC drama.
THE long-running sitcom hit My Family is to be axed by the BBC after 11 years.
Catherine Smith, BBC secretary. Born: 16 March, 1927, in Edinburgh. Died: 25 February, 2011, in Edinburgh aged 83.
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