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BBC stumbles, but will it fall?

You couldn’t make it up – and any 21st century Evelyn Waugh’s hoping to match his tales of journalistic folly must be wondering how art or the comic novelist can outdo reality. As George Entwistle becomes the second BBC Director General to resign in the last decade over the credibility of a key BBC news story, [...]

Trafigura: Newsnight to apologise

The BBC news programme Newsnight will pay £25,0000 to charity and make on air apology after it withdrew claims that oil-traders Trafigura caused deaths in Ivory Coast