BBC to remove recipes from "slimmed-down" website

Corporation to drop cookery content following government White Paper on reform

17th May, 2016
Domestic goddess Nigella Lawson who had a BBC cookery show. Pic: Getty

The move is understood to form part of a plan to cut £15m from the corporation's online budget and focus on distinctive public service content.

A BBC source said online services in the future had to be "high-quality, distinctive, and offer genuine public value".

It follows the publication of the government's White Paper on the future of the BBC last week.

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