This giant inflatable head dominates the show. Dragonball Z, Sailor Moon and Attack on Titan. These names may not mean much to a lot of people, but to others they are fictional worlds to get lost in, all within the genre known as Manga. The literal English translation of Manga is ‘pictures run riot’, and…

Image copyright PA Image caption Winners included My Dad Wrote A Porno, George The Poet and You Me and the Big C whose co-presenter, Rachael Bland, is pictured Spoken word performer George The Poet and the BBC’s Brexitcast were among the winners at the British Podcast Awards. The awards – which were launched in 2017…

A rally has been held in London by supporters of former British soldiers who are facing prosecution over incidents during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Hundreds of people gathered outside the BBC’s Broadcasting House, several of them wearing T-shirts in support of “Soldier F”. In March, the Public Prosecution Service in Northern Ireland said there…

Rallies against the prosecution of former British soldiers who served in Northern Ireland have been held across the UK. Hundreds of people – many of them waving banners in support of an Army veteran being prosecuted for the murder of two men on Bloody Sunday – protested outside Broadcasting House in London. One protester said…

Image copyright British Transport Police Image caption The British Transport Police website remains online, but its news section diverts to a Tumblr blog Part of the British Transport Police’s (BTP) website has been hacked, the force has confirmed. BTP said it was made aware of “a threat to the newsroom section” of its website –…

As Muslims across the world begin Ramadan, British Muslims are divided on what day they’re meant to begin their fast. One community in south London is trying to revive the Islamic tradition of moonsighting in order to determine that date for themselves. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic year, but the date is…

Alice Tai won a total of three golds in four days Britain’s Alice Tai won two gold medals and set a new world record on the final night of the British Para-swimming International Meet in Glasgow. The 20-year-old set a new world record to qualify for the women’s multi-class (MC) 50m freestyle final and broke…