Doctor Who and Sherlock showrunner makes an impassioned defence of the corporation. Moffat: We can't let Tories switch off BBC A whole host of celebrities have backed the BBC after criticisms from the UK government. Wolf Hall's Mark Rylance praises the BBC The comedian was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2013, which is affecting his left hand. Parkinson's forces Billy Connolly to give up banjo YoVivo, ArtStation and a revamped version of BBC News headline our round-up. 9 awesome new apps for your mobile Conservatives say the BBC could make it hard for competitors to "monetise emerging technologies". BBC iPlayer threat from government The broadcaster will celebrate work of Andy Warhol and other pioneers in August. BBC to celebrate pop art in special week A whole host of celebrities have joined forces to protect "a very precious institution". Stars sign open letter to PM over BBC plans Listeners won't need a live internet connection if the programme has been downloaded. BBC iPlayer launches radio downloads The journalist is staying with the broadcaster - joining BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Nick Robinson leaves BBC political role The third series launched on Amazon Prime Instant Video at the end of 2014. Ripper Street returns on BBC1 this month The around-the-clock news channel is thought to cost the broadcaster £66.2m a year. Could BBC News channel be moving online? New micro-computer is 18 times faster than the original BBC Micro. BBC giving Micro Bit computers to 1m kids The site features behind-the-scenes footage, mini-films, reviews and news from the show. Top Gear has launched a new website Rona Fairhead responds to George Osborne's plan for the BBC to cover cost of free TV licences for over-75s. BBC Trust "cannot endorse" licence fee change Director Tony Hall confirms plans for a "simpler, leaner" corporation. BBC cuts 1,000 jobs in bid to save £50m The broadcaster faces £150m-a-year shortfall due to drop in number of licence fee payers. BBC reported to slash 'hundreds' of jobs The corporation may be able to sub-license the rights back, as Eurosport signs £920m Europe-wide deal. BBC loses control of Olympics rights An empty studio with Hammond and May introducing two pre-recorded segments was our farewell. Top Gear: Twitter reacts to last show Bob, Stuart and Kevin conduct the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and visit Blue Peter. Watch Minions steal the TARDIS from the BBC Newsbeat gets its own smartphone application for iOS and Android devices. BBC launches news app for young adults The BBC are putting together a wide range of programmes to celebrate India. Goodness Gracious Me cast for one-off special BBC director general Tony Hall openly discusses the future of the licence fee. BBC licence fee has 10 years of life in it A new documentary series and rock-themed radio shows will air this summer across the channel. BBC announces Rock n Roll America season New technology lets the viewer change programmes just by thinking about it. Mind-controlled TV developed by BBC The 60 new episodes of the show will air on Nick Jr next year. Teletubbies picked up by Nickelodeon in US Director of Television says they have to make bold moves to ensure the future of the BBC. Danny Cohen defends BBC Three axe A man is detained by police after apparently threatening to set himself on fire. Man arrested outside BBC Broadcasting House The hard-hitting documentaries will air on BBC Two and BBC Four. BBC orders George Best, Dunblane docs The move is part of plans to "drastically reduce the size and cost of BBC buildings". BBC selling Media Village site in west London The final two episodes of the lavish war drama will air Saturday from 9pm. Watch exclusive clip from BBC Four's 1864 No more interrogations at Arrivals for our favourite giant lizard. Godzilla is now a citizen of Japan "The welfare of those taking part is of paramount importance." BBC defends Britain's Hardest Grafter 'Poverty porn' accused of exploiting low-paid contestants. 22,000 sign petition to axe new BBC show The series will show some of Dickens' famous characters as their lives interweave in London. BBC One's Dickensian adds Caroline Quentin Instant EE 4G goalmouth action straight to your phone. BBC trials phone replays at FA Cup final Jessie joined up with Tom Bleasby using the karaoke app Smule. Watch Jessie J get outsung by a superfan The commentator discusses the importance of the competition and how the BBC has pushed it. Guy Mowbray: 'FA Cup is still the best' Rivals including Netflix and Sky are pulling audiences to alternative services. BBC iPlayer figures drop for third month Wii U users can watch BBC programming through the GamePad. BBC iPlayer finally arrives on Wii U Unresolved trademark issues are threatening to derail the Daniel Radcliffe project. Rockstar is suing the BBC over GTA drama