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Alan Davey

R3 to protect orchestras and live shows from cuts

BBC Radio 3 controller Alan Davey has revealed that orchestras and live performances will be protected from cuts, on the day that plans to expand 5 Live’s digital sister station were rejected.

Dame Zaha Hadid

BBC apologises over Dame Zaha Hadid interview

The BBC has apologised after renowned architect Dame Zaha Hadid cut short a Radio 4 Today programme in which she was asked about construction deaths at the Qatar World Cup stadium.

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl

Serial podcast turns attention to US Army

The second series of popular podcast Serial will focus on the case of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a US soldier who was captured by the Taliban after disappearing from his base in Afghanistan under mysterious circumstances in 2009.


Global signs Moyles for Radio X launch

Global is to replace XFM with Radio X – a national radio station featuring presenters including Chris Moyles, Vernon Kay, Johnny Vaughan and Ricky Wilson.

Chris Moyles

A backwards step for radio

Radio X’s blokeish stance is out-of-date and out of step with attempts to tackle inequality in radio, says Edward Adoo