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Today, the BBC Trust has announced it has approved proposals from the BBC Executive to launch a new online commercial service for audiences to buy and keep BBC programmes.

BBC Store will allow users to buy new programmes and a selection of content from the BBC archives, on a download-to-own basis. BBC Worldwide, the BBC's commercial arm, will establish and run the service. BBC Store is distinct from BBC iPlayer, which will remain a free catch-up service funded by the licence fee...