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Top Story BBC radio DJs Lauren Laverne and Fearne Cotton alarmed by fire scare The fire on Great Portland Street was seen by BBC radio DJs from inside their studios. Emma Freud tweets a picture of fire coming from the direction of BBC headquarters
The Crown Prosecution Service publishes a re-review of Operation Elveden. Charges dropped against Andy Coulson Singer says he isn't "fully engaged" with the current UK political scene. Will Young: "Politicians have no respect" The second-most searched question on Google during the debate was 'Where is David Cameron?' 'Where's Cameron?' hot trend during debate More than 170,000 emails and 30,000 documents are published by the website. WikiLeaks publishes Sony hack files The cash has made Desmond the most high-profile donor to the party. Richard Desmond donates £1m to UKIP We now spend an average of 2 hours and 26 minutes on smartphones and tablets a day. Mobile device usage in UK overtakes PC The Peabody Awards recognise excellence in TV, radio and online media. Fargo, Jane the Virgin win Peabody Awards Kim Kardashian West, Bradley Cooper and Emma Watson all make the annual list. Who joins Kanye West on Time 100 list? 'Dr' Fox has been charged with seven indecent assaults and two sexual assaults. DJ Neil Fox denies 9 sex offences The media mogul says he only comes to Number 10 when invited. Rupert Murdoch snipes at Ed Miliband The Mirror and the Mail on Sunday are named the top newspapers of the year. Mishal Husain wins top broadcaster award 7 leaders will debate issues relevant to young voters ahead of May's election. Channel 4 to stream youth leaders' debate However, chancellor George Osborne suggests BBC Trust should be abolished. Tories: We don't plan to ditch licence fee Channel 4 tests the older generation's knowledge of belfies, Twitter and more. Channel 4 encourages young people to vote Hillary Clinton seeks the Democratic party nomination for the US presidency. Clinton announces presidency bid on Twitter General Election chatter becomes more colourful with the launch of 'hashflags'. Twitter adds General Election 'hashflags' Antonia Hurford-Jones leaves Sky after four years at the broadcaster. Sky Living boss quits as original shows end Channel 4 celebrates the launch of its new digital service All 4, which replaces 4oD. Channel 4 looks to the future in All 4 promo Benaud had been undergoing radiation treatment for skin cancer since November last year. Cricket commentator Richie Benaud dies David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Ed Miliband and Nigel Farage lookalikes unite as one. The new 1D? Green Party unveils boyband video Broadcaster says internet content delivery is paving the way for new projects. BBC hints at VR and Ultra HD initiatives Aidan Turner will reprise his role as Ross Poldark on the hit period drama. Poldark to return for second series The advert is banned from airing when children could be watching. "Ship this bed" TV advert cleared by ASA The Mail on Sunday, Grazia and The Sun all apologise to the supermodel Kate Moss gets apologies from tabloids "I am a supporter of the BBC and I think it should be renewed," says the Labour leader. Ed Miliband: 'We should protect the BBC' Social networks agree to censor images of a prosecutor being held at gunpoint. Turkey overturns ban on Twitter and Facebook Amy Childs wants more people working, while Joey Essex calls for MPs to "grow up". Ex-TOWIE stars wade in on election debate With exactly five weeks until we go to the polls, what did you think of the leaders tonight? Leaders' debate: How Twitter reacted Pat Pope refuses permission for his images to be used without payment Garbage photographer writes open letter Jason Seiken moves on to "new opportunities" on leaving The Telegraph. Telegraph's editor-in-chief steps down The channel joins Dave, Yesterday and Really on iOS, Android, PC and YouView. Drama joins UKTV Play on-demand service Green Party leader Natalie Bennett will speak first on Thursday night's debate. Party leader debate running order revealed Sherlock writer says that criticism of the corporation "stuns" him. Mark Gatiss: 'I'd fight to the death for BBC' Ben Stephenson leaves the BBC after launching Sherlock and Call the Midwife. BBC drama chief joins JJ Abrams's Bad Robot Dermot Murnaghan will broadcast live from Westminster from 5am until late. Sky News unveils election coverage Parties with 'major' status are eligible for at least two election broadcasts. Over 35,000 sign Green Party petition The watchdog received 13 complaints from viewers over Channel 4's documentary. Ofcom won't investigate Immigration Street The BBC's airing of murder victim Lucy Lee's 999 call has been criticised. BBC News airing 999 call breached Ofcom rules Her interview with an Islamic human rights activist prompted 57 complaints. Kay Burley will not face Ofcom inquiry Prank call DJ Mel Greig says she feared 'karma' meant she would never have children. DJ Mel Greig on Royal prank call aftermath