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Rageh Omaar at Mecca: he treats his subject fairly

Can contemporary Muslims reconcile history with a model of revelation that claims to be ahistorical?

The licence fee funds all of the BBC's output, not just the programmes we choose to watch (Clara Molden/PA Wire)
Terry Pratchett stands outside the Houses of Parliament (Lewis Whyld/PA Wire)

The German medical profession accepted ‘assisted dying’ for compassionate reasons in the 1920s. Then came the 1930s

Sir Terry Pratchett, a campaigner for assisted dying, has early onset Alzheimer's (PA photo)

Sir Terry’s message last night was relentless: ‘why can’t we be allowed to die like this in Britain?’

Pope Benedict XVI presides at a ceremony to mark the end of the month dedicated to the Virgin Mary (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, by Wenzel Peter

Isn’t the BBC supposed to educate? Why, then, is it spreading ignorance in this way?

Georgia McConnell records a report

Pupils become reporters

Two pupils at St Benedict’s School in Ealing were recently selected as outstanding school reporters by the BBC

Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou, presenter of The Bible's Buried Secrets (Photo: BBC)

In its closing moments the episode last night gave up fact for opinion

But not, perhaps, controversial enough for John Humphrys

The Pope records the address in an antechamber of the Paul VI Hall after Wednesday's general audience

Pope makes historic broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme