Sunday, 24 January 2021

Tag Archives: BBC

Mahira Khan Features on ‘100 Most Inspiring Women’ List

LONDON: The BBC has revealed a list of 100 inspiring and influential women from all over the globe for the year of 2020. The list highlights ‘those women who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times’. The list includes various notable females from all walks of ...

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Bangladeshi among quizmasters facilitating cheating in UK test

A number of shady organizations are offering means to cheat on a required test for immigrants applying for British citizenship, a BBC investigation revealed. The ‘Life in the UK’ multiple-choice test is aimed at establishing an applicant’s understanding of British laws, traditions, and customs. A BBC undercover investigation found that ...

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Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC

LONDON: Sir Cliff Richard has been awarded 210,000 pounds ($405,000) damages after winning his privacy case against the BBC, but a judge ruled that the star is entitled to further sums to be decided at a later date. The judge said the BBC had infringed Sir Cliff’s privacy rights in ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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Music stars unite in Manchester as fans face down fears

MANCHESTER: Cheers drowned out tears in Manchester on Sunday as Ariana Grande was joined by fellow music stars for a charity concert where fans vowed to face down fears of terrorism after two deadly attacks in Britain. “Let the world hear your resilience,” Pharrell Williams told a sell-out crowd of ...

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