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Sky Sports News presenter Charlie Webster will begin a 250 mile run today to raise awareness of domestic violence. Over the next seven days, the 31-year-old will visit 40 UK football clubs along the way, including Anfield, Goodison Park and… Read more
Mike Wooldridge looks back on the career of BBC News presenter Komla Dumor, who has died at the age of 41.
BBC News presenter Komla Dumor has died at the young age of 41. Komla was born in Accra, Ghana, in 1972, and was one of Ghana’s best known journalists. He joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast… Read more
Adam Boulton is to step down from his role as Political Editor at Sky News after 25 years. The 55-year-old, who joined Sky News in 1989, will present a new evening programme based at Sky’s Westminster studio from the summer…. Read more
BBC celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first ever TV weather forecast today. George Cowling – a 32-year-old Met Office forecaster – became the first TV weatherman to present the five-minute live broadcast on 11 January 1954 from the BBC… Read more
BBC News presenter Carrie Gracie bided farewell to the News Channel this morning after 13 years as one of its main presenters. Carrie is moving on to a newly-created post at BBC News, the corporation’s first China Editor. She will… Read more
Sky News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao has been diagnosed with breast cancer. The former Olympian revealed to her 34,000 Twitter followers that doctors had broken the news to her on Christmas Eve. Jacquie tweeted: “Been neglecting my twitter had a… Read more
The BBC today announced it will launch five new subscription-free HD channels on Tuesday 10th December, including BBC News HD. The other four channels are BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD and will be available… Read more
Sky News has appointed Afua Hirsch to the newly created role of Social Affairs and Education Editor. A regular guest on Sky News, Afua has worked for The Guardian newspaper since 2008. After training as a barrister, she joined the… Read more
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will deliver his fourth Autumn Statement this morning. The statement, which takes place at 11.15am in the House of Commons, provides an update on the government’s plans for the economy based on the… Read more
The Sky News website has been named best news and information website at a top awards ceremony in London this week. It was chosen by members of the British public who voted for their favourite websites in 20 different categories,… Read more
Here’s an Image of Prime Minister David Cameron sorting out Joey Jones‘ tie before an interview. Sky’s Deputy Political Editor is travelling with the PM on a trip of India.. The interview will air on Sky News from 5pm.
Laura Kuenssberg will be joining BBC Newsnight as Chief Correspondent from mid-February 2014. Laura, who joined ITV News as Business Editor in 2011, will also regularly present the programme. Kuenssberg is the latest in a series of appointments made by… Read more
This morning, Her Majesty the Queen will lead the nation’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations from the Cenotaph in Whitehall. The prime minister, leading politicians, representatives of many of the world’s religions, dignitaries from around the Commonwealth and military leaders join thousands… Read more
ITV will broadcast a special documentary this evening revealing what happened behind the scenes of some of the most momentous news stories in recent history. ‘Newsflash – Stories That Stopped The World‘ is told by those caught up in the… Read more