BBC to shut 6 Music and Asian Network?

There has long been talk that 6 Music, which has an annual budget of £6m, is set to close as part of spending cuts: a report by the BBC trust earlier this month said that the station needs to become more cost effective by growing its reach without increasing costs.

The BBC is not commenting on the rumours although the Corporation's own news services are reporting the speculation.

Other cuts at the BBC, according to The Times, will include shutting ...

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