The UK’s newest national title has today (14 June) launched a campaign to end the tax, as the BBC has proven in recent months that it is not the honest, transparent, quality news and entertainment provider it claims to be.
The Martin Bashir scandal has irrevocably damaged the corporation’s reputation, and it was telling that BBC managers themselves were so reluctant to provide comment in the wake of Lord Dyson’s inquiry, even to their own programmes.
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The myth of the BBC being an open, honest and objective provider of news has been damaged once again. It’s weak claim that it is also the sole provider for quality content is also laughable, as streaming services and other terrestrial broadcasters have proven time and time again.
Scots left bitterly disappointed by Czech defeat on Euro return - as Schick scores twice at Hampden
A lot has changed in the 23 years since Scotland’s last appearance at a major tournament, but some things remain the same, writes Sports Editor Ross Gregory.
Gegenpressing may have only been a glint in Jurgen Klopp’s eye back in 1998. VAR was yet to be dreamed up by those who love drawing squiggly lines on a pitch.
Scotland have long had a succession of fine midfielders. From the 1990s heroes of John Collins, Paul Lambert and Gary McAllister, now read John McGinn, Scott McTominay & Co. Throw in a wing-back as good as Andy Robertson and there will often be plenty of opportunities created, as they did against Czech Republic at Hampden Park in their Euro 2020 opener.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that lockdown restrictions will remain in place until 19 July, at the earliest.
During a Number 10 press conference, he told the media that Covid is something we would need to learn to live with, as variants continue to mutate and ultimately, lives will be lost.
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