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This is it. The polls are open in the 2015 General Election and will close at 10pm, where the result of the exit poll, which has been jointly commissioned by the BBC, ITV and Sky, will be revealed. All three networks, along with Channel 4,… Read more

Sky News has today released its plans for the 2015 General Election On Election night (7th May), Sky News will be live from over 270 declarations. Partnering with Live U, this is the most ambitious and wide ranging results service available and will ensure viewers… Read more

Sky News’ Anna Botting has given birth to a son! The boy, whose name has not been announced, was born before Christmas. Anna gave birth to her first child, Gracie, in late 2012, the same year that she was named as the Royal Television Society’s… Read more

Dharshini David will join the ‘Sky News Tonight’ team while Sarah Hewson in on maternity leave. Sarah, who co-hosts the show with Adam Boulton, is expecting her second child and should return to Sky News Tonight in mid-2015. There must be something in the water… Read more

I’ve received a few emails lately asking where Sky News presenter Anna Botting is? Anna is on maternity leave with her second child. The 46-year-old gave birth to her first child Gracie in late 2012, weighting 8lbs 12oz. Lorna Dunkley will be covering Anna’s 9pm-12am… Read more

Sky News today announced a new evening show that will showcase the best of Sky News’ journalism with interviews with major guests, studio debate, analysis and a pioneering social media cross-over. From 1st September 2014, Adam Boulton and Sarah Hewson will host ‘Sky News Tonight’… Read more

Voting in the 2014 Local and European elections take place today. The BBC and Sky News will broadcast two live results shows to cover both elections. The first airs tonight as the local election results are counted from around the country. The second shows take… Read more

National Presenter of the Year ITV News’ Mark Austin has won the RTS Award for National Presenter of the Year 2012/2013. Channel 4 presenters Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Jon Snow were also nominated for the award. Congratulations to my dear @markaustinitv RTS presenter of the Year… Read more

Eamonn Holmes has signs a new five year contract with Sky News, ending rumours of a move to ITV to present its morning news programme, Daybreak. Sky said it’s delighted to announce that Eamonn has signed a new deal that will see him continue on… Read more

8pm: Anna Botting takes over from Jeremy Thompson at Buckingham Palace

@kriskuz62 had a little girl called Gracie, 8lbs 12oz on arrival, a real smiler, with a wonderful sense of humour! Now 8 months old, a joy. — Anna Botting (@annabotting) April 30, 2013

The funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher will take place today with live coverage on BBC, ITV and Sky News. The ceremony takes place at St Paul’s Cathedral following a procession from the Palace of Westminster. The service will be attended by the Queen and Duke… Read more

As the Commonwealth marks the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s accession to the throne, Sky News will host five days of special coverage from key locations across the country from Friday 1st June to Tuesday 5th June 2012. Friday 1st June: Kicking off Sky News’… Read more

Anna Botting is expecting her first child at the age of 44. The Sky News presenter is due to give birth in around 3 months time, and will go on maternity leave in a few weeks time. Anna, who met her 45-year-old partner Nick five… Read more

Sky News are to host a live London Mayoral debate in the heart of the City ahead of the election on 3rd May. The debate, hosted by Sky News Presenter [[Anna Botting]], will take place on Thursday 19th April between the three major party candidates;… Read more

A microphone software problem during tonight’s Sky News Press Preview meant that presenter Anna Botting and previewers Kevin Maguire and Andrew Pierce had to relocate from the ‘shoebox’ to the main news desk at Sky Centre. Kevin later tweeted: “Unflappable @annabotting played blinder on #skypapers… Read more

On Thursday 8th March 2012, Sky News marked International Women’s day with a female-led presenting team. 6am – 9am: Lorna Dunkley presented Sunrise, with Charlotte Hawkins, Jacquie Beltrao on Sport and Nazaneen Ghaffar on Weather. 9am – 10am: Charlotte Hawkins presented her usual slot. 10am… Read more

The Royal Television Society Journalism awards for 2011 are taking place tonight.. The awards, hosted by ITV News presenter Mark Austin, are taking place at the London Hilton, Park Lane. The results are expected in from around 9:30pm. The nominees and results (winners in bold)… Read more

The Royal Television Society has announced the shortlist for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2011. The awards, hosted by ITV News presenter Mark Austin, will take place on Wednesday 22 February 2012 at the London Hilton, Park Lane. The nominees are: Camera Operator of the… Read more

Another entertaining Sky press preview tonight with Anna Botting, LBC Presenter Iain Dale and former home secretary Jacqui Smith – including a funny moment when Anna said “We know what she [Jacqui] watches on television” What could Anna be talking about?

Funny moment on tonight’s Press Preview when presenter Anna Botting, Andrew Pierce & Kevin Maguire began laughing uncontrollably. Andrew Pierce mocked the weight of former escort boss Natalie Rowe, the women linked to a story of sex and cocaine with the current chancellor, George Osborne.

Welcome to TV Newsroom’s coverage of the War in Libya news coverage..
Alex Crawford is now in Green Square with large crowds celebrating.
The Sky News team in Green square is correspondent Alex Crawford, cameramen Garwen McLuckie and Jim Foster and producer Andy Marsh..

The world’s most wanted man Osama Bin Laden is Dead. Bin Laden was shot in the head by U.S. Navy Seals on the outskirts of Abbottabad, north-west Pakistan. America networks broke the news around 3:40am BST. National News: BBC News at 1:15-1:45pm, 6:00-6:45pm, 10pm. ITV… Read more

Sky News Royal Wedding coverage

Prince William and Catherine Middleton will get married at Westminster Abbey on Friday April 29, and the british television media will be on hand to cover the royal event. Huw Edwards will lead the BBC Coverage from Canada Gate, opposite Buckingham Palace. Sophie Raworth will… Read more

Images and Videos of Sky News coverage from Japan

The Royal Television Society has announced the shortlist for the 2009/10 Journalism awards. The BBC and ITV both received 11 nominations. The BBC News Channel, Sky News and Al Jazeera English will fight it out for the News Channel of the Year award. The awards,… Read more

Just after 11am on Tuesday 16th November 2010, Clarence house announced the engagement of Prince William and Caterine Middleton and are set to marry in 2011.

[jwplayer config=”Playlist Player” playlist.position=”right” playlistid=”9425″] On May 6th the British public voted in the General Election 2010 – The outcome was a hung parliament with the Conservative party winning 306 seats, Labour winning 258 seats, The Liberal Democrats winning 57 seats and others winning the… Read more

[jwplayer config=”Playlist Player” playlist.position=”right” playlistid=”9424″] On May 6th the British public voted in the General Election 2010 – The outcome was a hung parliament with the Conservative party winning 306 seats, Labour winning 258 seats, The Liberal Democrats winning 57 seats and others winning the… Read more

At 10am this morning, Derrick Bird embarked on a killing spree in Cumbria, killing 12 people and injuring 25. TV News picked up the story from around 11:30am. Here is how the news channel’s covered today’s appalling events. BBC News: 11:34 – Jane Hill and… Read more

[jwplayer config=”Main Player” mediaid=”9133″] Sky News Decision Time [singlepic=17221] [singlepic=17222] [singlepic=17224] [singlepic=17225] [singlepic=17231] [singlepic=17234] [singlepic=17236] [singlepic=17239] .. With Jeremy Thompson in Witney with David Cameron [singlepic=17237] [singlepic=17238] Kay Burley in Kirkcaldy with Gordon Brown [singlepic=17246] [singlepic=17248] Anna Botting in Sheffield with Nick Clegg [singlepic=17251] [singlepic=17252]… Read more

It’s May 6th and after 4 weeks of Election campaigning Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Clegg will soon find out if they are the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom…. Or maybe not.. Throughout the next few hours the TV Newsroom will bring… Read more

General Election 2010 Campaign: 6th April – 6th May 2010. Labour Campaign Correspondents: Cordelia Kretzschmar, Iain Watson, Jane Hill, Lucy Manning, Michelle Clifford, Niall Paterson. Conservative Campaign Correspondents: Ben Brown, Bill Neely, Carole Walker, Dharshini David, Joey Jones, Sue Jameson. Liberal Democrats Campaign Correspondents: Angus… Read more

[jwplayer config=”Playlist Player” playlist.position=”right” playlistid=”9417″] The Sky News Leaders’ Debate – News Coverage Sky News hosted the second Leaders’ Debate on 22th April 2010. 8pm – 9:30pm. Images Galleries: [simpleviewer=972,500,600,*BBC News*] – [simpleviewer=973,500,600,*ITV News*] – [simpleviewer=974,500,600,*Five News*] – [simpleviewer=975,500,600,*Sky News*] BBC News – Wednesday 21st… Read more

Archive: General Election Coverage – Site Ticker. 6th Apr 2010 – ends 6th May 2010. Day 30: 10pm ITV Election Openers Day 30: 10pm BBC Election Openers Day 30: 9pm Sky News Openers Day 30: VOTING DAY Day 29: 10pm: Anna Botting presents News at… Read more

[jwplayer config=”Playlist Player” playlist.position=”right” playlistid=”9404″] BBC News BBC Budget Programme – 11:30am – 3pm on BBC 2 and BBC News Channel. Openers [singlepic=15494] [singlepic=15496] [singlepic=15498] [singlepic=15500] [singlepic=15502] [singlepic=15503] Presented by Huw Edwards [singlepic=15505] [singlepic=15521] With Jon Sopel in Westminster [singlepic=15510] [singlepic=15527] Naga Munchetty in the… Read more

Sky News will mark International Women’s Day, Monday 8th March, with a day of news presented and produced by women. Anna Botting, Gillian Joseph, Kay Burley, and Anna Jones will present the news. Dharshini David will take over Jeff Randall Live. Jacquie Beltrao, Sarah Jane… Read more

Vote ’05 Sky News’ main election results programme started at 9pm on May 5th – presented by political editor, Adam Boulton and the first female to present an election results programme in the UK, Julie Etchingham. Opening Shot of Presenters [singlepic=15028] [singlepic=15029] [singlepic=15030] [singlepic=15033] Openers… Read more

[jwplayer config=”Playlist Player” playlistid=”9405″] Haiti Earthquake On Tuesday 12th January 2010 a large earthquake with a catastrophic magnitude of 7.0 rocked the west of Haiti killing between 100,000 – 200,000 people. American News networks were the first with correspondents and presenters in Haiti. BBC News,… Read more

Gráinne Seoige (pronounced: “Gron-ya Show-ig-eh”, born 5 November 1973 in An Spidéal, County Galway) is an Irish television presenter, Gaeilgeoir, and “fashion icon”. Gráinne is one of the few television presenters who has worked for all terrestrial channels in the Republic of Ireland at some… Read more

On Sunday 4th August 2002, Ian Huntley Murdered Soham school girls, Jessica Chapman and Holly Wells. He was arrested and charged on the 17th August 2002. Huntley’s trial opened at the Old Bailey on 5th November 2003. On 17th December 2003, The Jury returned a… Read more

The Royal Television Society has announced the nominations for the 2007-2008 Journalism Awards to take place on Thursday 26th February 2009. — ————————————————- Camera Operator of the Year Raul Gallego Abellan – Associated Press Television News Associated Press Television News Garwen McLuckie – Sky News… Read more

Anna Botting will present this years RTS Television Journalism Awards for 2007/2008. The event takes place on Thursday 26th February 2009. The TV Newsroom will have results later that evening.

Sky News has today announced its coverage details for the up and coming U.S. elections. Sky’s main election programme starts at 11pm on Tuesday 4th November 2008, Presented by Jeremy Thompson in New York. Adam Boulton will provide full analysis from Washington. Martin Stanford will… Read more

Former Sky News Presenter Bob Friend has died from Cancer at the aged of 70. Bob’s former colleague, Anna Botting said “It is rare you meet someone who encapsulates all that is good in serious journalism with an extraordinary sense of humour. “The combination made… Read more

An Hour after the news that Prince Harry is serving in Afghanistan broke on British television, Mark Austin shows up live in Kabul, Afghanistan, for an ITV Evening News special. The Special is being simulcast on CNN International. Austin is the only presenter from the… Read more

Jeremy, Martin and the Annas are off to the RTS awards, leaving Colin on Live at five, Chris on Sky News at Seven and Helen on News – Could Helen be presenting a soon to be RTS award winning show? – News is… Read more

Here’s the new Sky News Schedule in Full, according to TV Newsroom sources. 600-900: Sky News Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes – Charlotte Hawkins reading the headlines. 009-1300: Sky Today with Julie Etchingham – Colin Brazier reading the headlines. 1300-1700 Afternoon Live with Kay Burley –… Read more

Is Sky News about to announce a new schedule starting from the 1st October 2007? According to the online Sky Programme Information Guide Julie Etchingham will present a 4 hour programme called Sky Today from 0900 – 1300 hours. This is followed by 4 hours… Read more

In an exclusive interview with the TV Newsroom, Sky News Live At Five anchor Jeremy Thompson has hit back at those who have criticised the channel. Thompson said that news programmes and channels will always try out new looks and styles to see if there… Read more

On Wednesday January 31 2007, several people were arrested in Birmingham after anti-terror raids in several parts of the city. 1700 (Wednesday January 31) BBC News 24 Huw Edwards in Birmingham, with Louise Minchin in London, present the Five O’clock News hour on BBC News… Read more

Middle East Crisis Throughout July and August 2006, conflict raged in the Middle East between Lebanon and Israel. British news networks covered the story in-depth and teams were deployed to the region. 2200 (Monday July 17) BBC Ten O’clock News Ben Brown in Beirut and… Read more

Anna Botting currently presents on Sky News, Monday-Thursday (9pm – 12:00am) Botting, decided on a career in journalism after gaining a geography degree from Oxford. She produced Granada Action for Granada Television, reported for radio and television for BBC North and presented Look North before… Read more

London Bomb Blasts: One Year On On Friday July 07 2006, Britons remembered the 52 people that lost their lives in the bomb blasts which hit the capital a year ago. 0800 (Friday July 07) BBC Breakfast Dermot Murnaghan and Sian Williams presented a special… Read more

Sky News has announced a number of changes to its news schedule as the channel aims to focus its resources throughout the schedule rather than concentrating on specific programmes. The big changes involve the evening schedule with both The Sky Report and World News Tonight… Read more

Anna Botting takes over as presenter of The Sky Report from this week while Julie Etchingham is on maternity leave. Commenting on her move to The Sky Report, Anna said: “I am delighted to be joining The Sky Report, the channel’s home for exclusive stories,… Read more

The Met Police have shot dead a suspected suicide bomber at Stockwell Tube Station in South London. Sky News’ Coverage: Anna Botting presents Live at Five from Stockwell.Martin Brunt and Glen Oglaza live from Scotland Yard.Martin Popplewell live from Stockwell.Mark White live on phone from… Read more

On Thursday 22nd July, Two weeks after the London Bombings which killed 52 people and the 4 perpetrators, four failed devices, which were all contained in rucksacks, were found at 4 different locations around Central London (Warren Street, The Oval and Shepherds Bush Tube stations… Read more

Sky News’ long-serving presenter Bob Friend has announced he is to retire from presenting. One of Britain’s best-loved presenters, Bob celebrated his 50th year in journalism in 2003, a year which also saw him receive an MBE for services to broadcasting. Bob’s final shift on… Read more

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