Ed Miliband must have the “courage” to take on the threat from Nigel Farage’s UK Independence Party directly, or risk a setback for his party at next month’s European elections, a former Labour minister says today.
Today marks 50 years since audiences first clapped eyes on a new channel: BBC2. Since then it’s given us classic sitcoms, quiz shows, Sir David Attenborough and the gorillas and, more recently, Jeremy Paxman’s beard. To mark 50 years, we’ve compiled 50 things you might not have known about BBC2.
Standing alone in a Smiths T-shirt at the back of a long queue, Tasmin Chowdhary, an economics student, represents one of the reasons the record industry has to be cheerful in 2014: she is both female and well under the age of 35.