BBC says obtained full copy of post-Brexit trade deal

World / Politics Dec 26, 2020

BBC says obtained full copy of post-Brexit trade deal

The post-Brexit trade deal reached by the United Kingdom and the European Union goes beyond the EU's so-called "Canada-style" trade accord, the BBC said on Friday, citing what it said was a full copy of the accord. The 1,246-page document includes about 800 pages of ...

I wouldn't have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

World Dec 31, 2019

I wouldn't have wasted my time on Trump, says Greta Thunberg

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg said Monday that talking to U.S. President Donald Trump at a United Nations summit on global warming would have been a waste of time since he would not have paid any attention. In an interview with BBC radio’s "Today" ...

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

World / Politics Dec 6, 2019

U.K.'s Labour accuses BBC of bias over its election coverage

Britain's opposition Labour Party wrote to the head of the BBC on Thursday to complain about its coverage of campaigning ahead of next week's election, accusing the publicly funded broadcaster of bias. Labour's co-campaign coordinator, Andrew Gwynne, said they had recorded numerous examples where his ...

BBC to scrap free TV licenses for people over 75

Business Jun 11, 2019

BBC to scrap free TV licenses for people over 75

Pensioners in Britain who have watched television programs such as "Blue Planet" and "Doctor Who" for free will have to start paying after the publicly funded BBC said it would scrap free licenses for people over 75 years old. The BBC, which is funded by ...

Nadeshiko's Saki Kumagai a finalist for BBC honor

Soccer Apr 18, 2019

Nadeshiko's Saki Kumagai a finalist for BBC honor

by Dan Orlowitz

With over 100 international caps and six seasons of service for women's soccer titan Olympique Lyonnais, defender Saki Kumagai is already recognized by those in the know as one of the sport's top players. Now the rest of the world will have a chance to ...