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British Broadcasters and media organisations have come together to launch a scholarship for young journalists to celebrate the life of Steve Hewlett. Steve, who died last week, inspired the nation with his candid accounts of his disease, treatment and heroic… Read more

This week’s edition of BBC Question Time comes from Stoke-on-Trent, the site of one of tonight’s by-elections. David Dimbleby chairs the debate with a panel of politicians and other guests facing topical questions from the audience. On the panel is… Read more

Broadcaster and Journalist Steve Hewlett has died at the age of 58. He was diagnosed last March with cancer of the oesophagus. In a statement, his family said: “Over the last year, we have been overwhelmed by the support of… Read more

Former BBC correspondent Chris Simpson has died unexpectedly in Senegal at the age of 53. He worked for the BBC in Angola during the civil war in the 1990s, in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide and was also… Read more

EU Referendum Results – BBC News Promo 2016

The BBC will broadcast its final and biggest debate on the EU referendum tonight! Senior campaigners for Vote Leave Boris Johnson MP and Gisela Stuart MP will be joined by Andrea Leadsom MP to represent leave. Leader of the Scottish… Read more

The BBC’s Caroline Wyatt is to step down as religious affairs correspondent after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The 49-year-old has worked in a number of roles since joining the BBC as a trainee in the 1990s. She reported on… Read more

John Pienaar has been appointed the Deputy Political Editor at the BBC. In addition to this new role, he will continue to present his weekly Sunday morning programme, Pienaar’s Politics, on BBC Radio 5 live. John is taking over from… Read more

Nick Watt has been appointed Political Editor of BBC Newsnight, replacing Allegra Stratton. Nick, who is currently Chief Political Correspondent at the Guardian, has spent nearly 25 years covering UK and European politics from Westminster, Brussels and Northern Ireland. He… Read more

The BBC’s Norman Smith was told to stop filming in Central Lobby this afternoon. Broadcasters had been told they cannot film or conduct any interviews in Central Lobby while the disability protest underway. The House of Commons authorities do not… Read more

Kamal Ahmed is to become the BBC’s new Economics Editor. In replacing Robert Peston as Economics Editor, Kamal will lead the BBC’s economic coverage and will have a broad remit on finance policy stories including leading the BBC’s reporting on… Read more

BBC Newsnight’s Political Editor Allegra Stratton is to join ITV News’ line-up of specialist experts in the newly-created role of National Editor. The broadcaster today announced that Allegra will work across ITV News’ full range of programmes, appearing frequently on… Read more

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