Science's "hottest" TV presenter, Brian Cox, makes a good argument for life elsewhere in the universe.
The corporation's news chief says its use of an image of a girl who was not Nigerian and not kidnapped has caused "a great deal of strain".
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has been voted the BBC's 60th Sports Personality of the Year.
The BBC commentator who denigrated tennis player Marion Bartoli is part of a wider culture, writes Tanya Gold.
Some of the problems poor whites face began after apartheid ended, but who, if anyone, is really to blame?
The Gupta saga comes to Parliament; isiZulu for all school children; and shock, horror from the BBC over poor whites in SA.
The BBC marked the 90th anniversary of its first ever transmission beset by doubts about its future after scandals surrounding its reporting.
The two most senior figures at BBC News stepped aside on Monday over the airing of a false child sex abuse scandal allegations, it said.
BBC director general George Entwistle has resigned after the broadcaster put out a programme denounced by its chairperson as shoddy journalism.
British broadcaster the BBC has had to backtrack and apologise for airing a film implicating a senior politician in a child sex scandal.
Jimmy Savile was one of the UK's biggest stars - and, allegedly, its worst sexual predator. Now the nation asks if there was a link between the two.
Late British TV star Jimmy Savile, who has been accused of sex abuse, regularly took girls on late night trips to a hospital where he was a volunteer.
An inquiry into the BBC's culture and practices got under way with the corporation reeling from claims of child sex abuse perpetrated by Jimmy Savile.
Gary Glitter, who has served two jail sentences for sexual offences, has been arrested in connection with an investigation into TV star Jimmy Saville.
The BBC is in the middle of a growing scandal involving a television host who was once one of its highest-profile stars.
The BBC is going to produce the first daily news television programme about the continent. Faeeza Ballim reports.
Cellphones may at last be falling victim to etiquette, but this is largely because even talk is considered too intimate a contact.
A British journalist managed to book a cruise on the Costa Concordia -- two days after the liner ran aground near Italy's Giglio island.
Attenborough hits back at claims made by former chancellor Nigel Lawson that natural history series lacked objectivity.