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.

Sir David Attenborough gets a mauling from academic….because he"s "ignoring" all the gay animals in his BBC nature documentaries

Sir David Attenborough gets a mauling from academic….because he's 'ignoring' all the gay animals in his BBC nature documentariesHomosexuality in animal world 'pretty much everywhere' Dr Brett Mills says documentary makers are ignoring issueAs a result, audience's view of what is natural is being skewed By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 05:03 GMT, 9 February 2013 | UPDATED: 05:11 GMT, 9 February 2013 David Attenborough is accused of not covering homosexuality in the animal kingdom Gay rights campaigners were delighted when the Commons approved same-sex marriage this week. But it appears there is another fight on the horizon – for equality in Sir David Attenborough’s nature documentaries.