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Eagle Radio

Ofcom has today published a consultation on a request received from Eagle Radio Ltd to change the Format of its service Eagle Extra.

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Shock at discovering a Windows user

Ha Ha. Just met somebody so backward they still use Windows 8. I thought only third world countries still used Microsoft operating systems. Ha ha ha.

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London's Pirate Pioneers

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From Little Britain to Gavin & Stacey: what we said about BBC3

As the decision to make BBC3 an online-only channel is confirmed, we look back at what Guardian writers wrote about Being Human, Don’t Tell The Bride and Young, Dumb and Living Off Mum at the...

What will it take to get social media companies to protect children?

Controversial sites ask.fm and Yik Yak are trying to improve child protection, but many social media companies are accused of not taking online safety seriously

Apple Music streaming service and Beats 1 radio launch day – live

Apple Music streaming service and Beats 1 radio launch day – live From its Zane Lowe-fronted radio station to the quasi–social network Connect, it’s a big day in Apple’s attempt to knock Spotify from its music-streaming perch.

Big cities don't have a monopoly on creativity

The world’s largest cities are where most people look for innovation, but it’s often in smaller places where original, creative individuals take the lead

Apple Music launches to take on Spotify – and traditional radio

Streaming music service goes live with on-demand music, programmed playlists and live radio station

Full stream ahead: why Taylor Swift and AC/DC aren't as important to Spotify as you'd think

With Spotify trumpeting the arrival of AC/​DC and Taylor Swift triumphing over Apple Music, you might assume big-name artists were dealbreakers for the streaming services.

Media push for revelation of details of Erol Incedal terror trial

Media organisations’ lawyers tell court of appeal that restrictions on reporting case of London student acquitted of serious terrorism charge should be lifted

Is Episodes the One Where We Still Get To Enjoy Friends-style Sitcom Fun?

Now in its fourth series, the Anglo-American show-within-a-show has got looser, broader, dafter, ruder – and as unmissable as Matt LeBlanc’s greatest hit

Media treated Ed Miliband outrageously in election runup, Yvette Cooper says

Labour leadership candidate says former leader should not have had to endure attacks such as Daily Mail describing his father as ‘man who hated Britain’

Local World profits rise to £43.6m

Daily Mail and Trinity Mirror, shareholders in local newspaper publisher, to share £25m after adjusted profits for 2014 go up 12%

Cannes Lions is moving from a festival of creativity to an open-air bazaar

While billed as the home of great ideas, Cannes is really a place where buyers and sellers mingle, dream, haggle and hope

French film industry shows love for Gaspar Noé's graphic 3D sex story

French film industry shows love for Gaspar Noé's graphic 3D sex story French film guilds support director’s film Love amid fears the country’s culture minister is cowing to rightwing pressure for more restrictive film classification

Radio 4 travels in time with Archers - from Ariel

The station unveils an autumn schedule that includes a programme revisiting The Archers in 1955 and an adaptation of Emile Zola's 20-novel series with Glenda Jackson and Robert Lindsay....

Apple Music's Beats 1: what you need to know

Apple is launching the Zane Lowe-fronted radio station with its Spotify-like streaming service. Here’s what we know and what’s yet to be revealed

Most newspapers call on Alison Saunders to resign as DPP

The Sun and the Times agree that the head of the Crown Prosecution Service should go over the Lord Janner affair

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News about the "Ross Revenge".

Hello everyone. On www.change.org you can read news about the "Ross Revenge". Greetings of Nico from Gouda, the Netherlands.

Radio Caroline Flashback stream launched today

Hallo everyone. On groups.yahoo.com you can now read this: (but you have first to sign in on groups.yahoo.com ). Greetings of Nico from Gouda, the Netherlands.

Don Allen Tribute

Tonight on www.rti.fm All times CET (-1 UK time) 6.00 - Golden Oldies Show 7.00 - Stars of 45 Synth with Mark Bradley 9.00 – Solid Gold Radio with Steve Marshall 10.00 Don Allen Tribute hosted by...

Now testing one of our new streams :-)

Hi All Now testing one of our new streams :-) streamup.com

Re: Ever heard of these London pirates?

Many thanks Graham. Found a letter from them which added some more info. They were also on VHF for a bit. Didn't know they continued so long. I guess so.

Re: Ever heard of these London pirates?

Radio Alison (1982) _ NO Aquarius FM (South East London, 1989)- NO Radio Argus (1988) - Continued for many, many years to SE Londonon various AM frequencies Back Street Radio ("punk station", 1977).

Ever heard of these London pirates?

Anybody know anything about these smaller unlicensed stations operating in London in the seventies or eighties?

Forthcoming London pirates book and exhibition

Since relaunching the amfm.org.uk website I've had good interest from people in putting together a book on the eighties FM pirate boom in London so now I'm doing just that.

Kenny Everett and Chris Morris compilations

Put these together years ago but never got round to bunging them on the web before so in case anyone's interested...