BBC, Discovery announce deal

...America will have a decidedly British accent. BBC America takes to the air March 29, one...States, will invest $100 million to launch BBC America. The new cable network will show...opera EastEnders. Two hours a day of the BBC's news operation, BBC World, will also...

Techbits: BBC News archives, Engineering prize and more

Historic BBC reports enter Net archive LONDON - Landmark BBC television reports of major world events from the past half-century...219) annual license fee levied on British TV owners. The BBC will check the numeric Internet addresses of users to make...

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BBC documentary profiles accused Augusta woman

...kill her fourth husband will air on the BBC next week. The documentary, titled Black...shunned media attention. According to the BBC's Web site, the documentary will air...information about the documentary, visit www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nq75b. PREVIOUS...

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Can't defend anti-gunners

...Kennesaw, compared to a modest 10.4 percent drop in Georgia as a whole.Gun-free England is not such a utopia according to the BBC. Handgun crime in the United Kingdom rose 40 percent two years after it passed a draconian gun ban in 1977.In 1976, Georgia...

Music by Turner: 'Live at BBC Volume 2' ?is must have for every Beatles fan

THE BEATLES "ON AIR" LIVE AT THE BBC VOLUME 2. One of the reasons The Beatles stopped performing...the government-operated British Broadcasting Company, the BBC.The BBC gave The Beatles a chance to perform numbers from their astounding...

Could new laws reduce criminal gun use? Be cautious of restrictions

...shootings.But are stricter gun-control laws the answer?The president seems to think so. Recently, in an interview with the BBC, President Obama stated that the lack of commonsense gun-control laws was the "greatest frustration of his presidency...

Michaux: Zach Johnson headed to hall after Open win

...whiskey and smoking cigars and there's never going to be an admission that they're wrong. They're never wrong."BOGEY: BBC. In its penultimate Open as primary rights holder, the terrestrial network made local viewers eager for Sky Sports by not showing...

BBC announces major Web site relaunch

...sports, music, health and science. The BBC's plans, however, drew criticism from...International, accused the state-funded BBC on Wednesday of "blatantly commercial ambitions...commercial digital media." He said the BBC, which receives about $5.3 billion a...

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ABC to distribute BBC News reports

...subscribers through a deal with ABC News. BBC News producers will choose segments on top...ABC spokeswoman Megan Mollmann said. BBC and ABC would not disclose financial terms...arrangement, ABC is the exclusive distributor of BBC News on-demand footage for broadband and...

BBC's 'Top of the Pops' may be heading stateside

...Associated Press Monday that he and the BBC have nearly completed a deal to jointly...one season. In 2002, the cable network BBC America also briefly broadcast the British...aired on the American show. Calls to the BBC were not immediately returned Monday. This...