Flagship BBC news programmes off air after journalists stage walkout over job cuts

Bargain Hunt instead of BBC Breakfast as Beeb's flagship news programmes are hit by journalists' union walkoutStaff have gone on strike over compulsory redundancies at the CorporationToday on Radio 4 and BBC 1's Breakfast among many shows cancelledIndustrial action ends at midnight tonight By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 07:49 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 10:18 GMT, 18 February 2013 Repeats were used to plug huge gaps in BBC news programming today after journalists walked out for 24 hours over the threat of compulsory redundancies. The Corporation's flagship morning TV show, BBC One's Breakfast, was replaced by Bargain Hunt and Escape to the Country.

Outrage as British paedophile, 71, who travelled to Cambodia to abuse boys is jailed for just one year

Outrage as British paedophile, 71, who travelled to Cambodia to abuse boys is jailed for just one yearReginald Blakely charged with molesting five boys aged between 7 and 14Sentenced to two years in prison but one year was suspendedChild victim groups said the sentence is too lenient and will do nothing to deter other abusers of children in Cambodia | UPDATED: 15:42 GMT, 21 December 2012 A British child molester who slipped through the hands of UK police because they did not have enough evidence against him has been sentenced to prison in Cambodia. But the one-year-jail sentence imposed on 71-year-old Reginald Blakely has outraged child protection groups in the south east Asian country, the previous haunt of notorious child sex abuser Gary Glitter. Child victim groups said the sentence was too lenient and would do nothing to deter other abusers of children in Cambodia