BBC bosses in charge of its failed digital media project were paid bonuses totalling £18,000, it has emerged.

The project, which intended to digitise the BBC’s archives and eradicate the use of video tapes, collapsed earlier this year at a cost of almost £100m.

A report published on Wednesday said the BBC should have realised the scheme was set to fail two years before.

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