World of dating bbc three

13 Jan

It now exists, with a new logo that unfathomably renames it BBC II!, online only – a sort of BBC-You Tube for young adults, with a slashed programme budget and a massively reduced chance of anyone actually watching it.Despite Lord Hall’s endless complaints about budget cuts, he actually employed 327 additional people, taking headcount from 18,647 (in 2013/14) to 18,974.If they are paid an average of, say, £30,000 each, that costs the licence-fee payer £9.8 million a year.Dating websites can give people a "surprisingly high" chance of long-term romance, suggests a study published on St Valentine's Day.Some 94% of UK online agency customers questioned saw their "e-partner" again after the first face-to-face meeting.Playfully titled ‘All the Single Muslims’ (you have Beyonce in your head now, don’t you), the first of three instalments about life for Birmingham-based Muslims is all about the perils of dating.For some young Muslims, the cultural sensitivities around pre-marital relationships and alcohol makes it tricky to throw yourself out there.

It was revolutionary, using footage captured by the soldiers themselves to give a true insight into the realities of war. Now, in this centenary year, the team behind that series has attempted to apply similar principles to the First World War.BBC director-general Tony Hall’s main rationale for closing the TV channel was to save £30million a year, in the face of an ongoing licence fee freeze which is (in real terms) squeezing the BBC’s overall budget.Yet there are many other ways in which Lord Hall could have saved a bit of money, without victimising young licence-fee payers.Bath University psychologist, Jeff Gavin, surveyed 229 adults, finding web dating worked "for many people".But he told BBC News that 4% of those customers who took part in the study "were already married".