Breaking News (18:17 GMT)
BBC Radio 2's David Barber has resigned following last week's disciplinary action against offensive prank callsÂ made byÂ Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross, according to the BBC News Channel.
Barber is the second BBC executive to resign in the past two weeks after last Thursday's resignation by Radio 2 controller, Leslie Douglas.
He will step down from his role as head of specialist music and compliance.
A spokeswoman said: "We can confirm that Dave Barber has resigned from the BBC."