A screenshot from a BBC report is circulating heavily on social media, with claims that the reporter is pretending to be on the frontlines whilst a woman stands casually in the background with a shopping bag. What's true and what's fake? We explain the details in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
29 Mar 2022
The Taliban is cracking down on foreign media in Afghanistan. DW programming rebroadcast by partners in Pashto and Dari will be banned. The BBC said that bulletins in Pashto, Persian and Uzbek have been removed.
19 Mar 2022
The UK national broadcaster has apologized to Patrick Jephson, who served as Princess Diana's private secretary when the BBC's Martin Bashir conducted a controversial interview.
17 Jan 2022
Boris Johnson has apologized for attending an event in the back garden of 10 Downing Street on May 20, 2020, at which point Britons were prohibited from gathering due to strict coronavirus restrictions. At the start of the weekly session of Prime Minister's Questions, Johnson said he did attend the gathering for 25 minutes before going inside to work. He said he believed the gathering to be a work event, but with hindsight conceded he should have sent attendees back inside.
17 Jan 2022
The British Government will freeze the rate used to finance the BBC public corporation for the next two years and will eliminate it completely to move to a new model from of 2027.This announcement is part of the offensive that Boris Johnson's Executive is preparing to recover his popularity among the British, badly damaged by the revelation of numerous parties held in Downing Street during the pandemic despite the social restrictions in force.
30 Jun 2021
Romesh Ranganathan is to host a brand-new series of 'The Weakest Link', after taking over from Anne Robinson.
21 May 2021
An independent inquiry has concluded that BBC reporter Martin Bashir "deceived" Diana when securing what became a explosive 1995 interview, where the princess famously said: "There were three of us in this marriage."
12 Oct 2019
On this week The week in 5 minutes, we explore the Sex For Grades story by the BBC, Davido's unborn son bags endorsement deal, Mercy "Lambo" making history as the first female winner of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Wizkid's newfound love for rivals, Davido, Burna Boy, Rema and last but not least of our top stories, Kevin Hart returns to work after a ghastly car accident.
28 Aug 2019
Amazon Alexa, known simply as Alexa, is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon and now, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is planning to come up with a replica device that will work on all smart speakers, television, and mobiles.
8 Jan 2018
BBC China Editor Carrie Gracie has quit her post in Beijing saying male international editors at the BBC make at least 50 percent more than women in those roles.
11 May 2017
A car carrying Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn runs over the foot of a BBC cameraman on Thursday.