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Millions of Americans will vote today as the country decides who will be its next President – Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump. It has been one of the most contentious presidential contests in living memory, with Clinton’s campaign proving controversial because 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 posted to Senegal and the… Read more

EU Referendum Results – BBC News Promo 2016

After months of build-up and weeks of campaigning, the decision is finally here. Will the people of the UK choose to leave or remain in the European Union? The BBC, ITV and Sky News will air special results programmes this evening and throughout most of… Read more

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 Conservative and Unionist Party Ruth… 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 the fall of the Berlin… Read more

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BBC Breakfast Promo 2016

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 James Landale, who is moving… 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 began his political reporting career… 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 allow such protests to be… 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 the Treasury and other finance… 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 News at Ten. In her… Read more

The broadcaster and Strictly star Jeremy Vine is keeping a diary of his Strictly journey on his new official website Vine, who is already a prolific tweeter, and also has a large following on Vine, has launched the website as a place to showcase his… Read more

The BBC’s Jeremy Vine is the first celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing “How could I say no to the biggest show in TV? Yes, yes, yes and yes again to the sequins and the… Read more

Laura Kuenssberg has been appointed Political Editor at the BBC, replacing Nick Robinson who is joining Radio 4. “I’m completely delighted and I recognise the responsibility on my shoulders,” said Laura. “It’s an honour for me to follow Nick Robinson who has been such an… Read more

Nick Robinson is to present BBC Radio 4’s Today programme from the autumn, following ten years as the BBC’s Political Editor. Nick replaces Jim Naughtie as part of the core presenting team on BBC Radio 4’s agenda-setting flagship news and current affairs programme, joining John… Read more

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will deliver the Budget later today, his seven since taking office in May 2010, and his first of this parliament. The BBC, ITV and Sky News will have live coverage of the Budget, which takes place at 12.30pm… Read more

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Live from Horse Guards Parade in London, Huw Edwards presents coverage of the world’s most famous military parade, where the Queen’s Colour of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards is trooped to mark Elizabeth II’s official… Read more

Here’s a video of Chris Eakin’s last few moments on the BBC News Channel .. A few asking if it's true I'm leaving the BBC. Yes, on the News Channel 'til 2pm today. Then into big wide world. Ooh er Mrs — Chris Eakin (@ChrisEakinNews)… Read more

The 2015 State Opening of Parliament takes place at the Palace of Westminster today. It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and will be the first Conservative Queen’s Speech in 18 years. The speech will set out the government’s agenda for the coming… Read more

From 1st June 2015, Business Live, currently airing on BBC World, will be shown on the BBC News Channel

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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

“Why do I get heckled and not Ed Miliband?” Watch as BBC’s Peter Hunt is interrupted during a live report during Daily Politics.

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Ellie Price is a political journalist for the BBC. She can be seen reporting on the Daily and Sunday Politics as well as the BBC News Channel. Ellie spent most of first election campaign as a journalist feeling sick, as she hurtled around the West… Read more

With a week to go until the 2015 General Election, the BBC will air a special edition of Question Time this evening. It will feature the leader of the Conservatives David Cameron, the Liberal Democrats’ Nick Clegg and Labour’s Ed Miliband, who will come on… Read more

From Holyrood to Hollywood. I'm starting a new job as Los Angeles Correspondent for BBC News later this summer. Exciting! — James Cook (@BBCJamesCook) April 22, 2015

The BBC will host the final Leaders’ Debate tonight! It’ll take place at Central Hall Westminster and will feature opposition leaders of Labour, UKIP, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens. Lots were drawn among the political parties on Monday to establish the on-set positions… Read more

The BBC has today announced the final arrangements for the Election Debate 2015 on Thursday April 16. The debate, to be hosted from Central Hall Westminster by David Dimbleby, features the leaders of Labour, UKIP, the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens. It will be… Read more

The BBC’s Jeremy Vine took part in a question and answers session on Twitter this afternoon. Jeremy’s virtual reality graphics will be a key part of the BBC’s television coverage from the moment the polls close on 7 May and throughout 8 May. Here’s the… Read more

The BBC has unveiled its coverage plans for General Election 2015. On Election night (7th May), BBC One and the BBC News Channel will carry the TV results programme, Election 2015, hosted by David Dimbleby from 10pm. David will be joined by Nick Robinson, Jeremy… Read more

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will deliver the Budget later today, his sixth since taking office in May 2010. This is the Chancellor’s last budget of this parliament, and could be his last one ever if the Tories are not returned to power… Read more

The BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson is to have an operation to remove a tumour from his lung. The 51-year-old will take a short time off work to recover after the bronchial carcinoid tumour is removed. In a statement, his agent said Mr Robinson would… Read more

As the result of drawing of lots by the broadcasters (BBC, ITV, Sky and Channel 4) the order of the party leaders’ televised General Election debates is: 2 April: ITV – Debate between the party leaders of the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, UKIP, the SNP,… Read more

The BBC’s late TV news bulletins in the English regions are to be extended from tonight until after the general election in May. The regional programme on BBC One after the News at Ten – currently lasting at least seven-and-a-half minutes – will be extended… Read more

The four broadcasters behind plans for televised General Election debates are today publishing new proposals to expand the debates. The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky said the fresh initiative follows talks spanning three months with the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP, and… Read more

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will today deliver his fifth and final autumn statement before the 2015 General Election. The statement provides an update on the government’s plans for the economy based on the latest forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility. The… Read more

The Autumn Statement – BBC News Promo 2014

JINXED! this is what happen to Martine Croxall last week (below)..

The BBC will broadcast live coverage from the Cenotaph this morning, as Her Majesty the Queen leads the nation’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations. The prime minister, leading politicians, representatives of many of the world’s religions, dignitaries from around the Commonwealth and military leaders join thousands of… Read more

Penny Marshall is to return to ITV News as Social Affairs Editor, just five months after joining the BBC. Penny was named the BBC’s new Education Editor in March 2014 and was set to start at the end of June, but this was delayed due… Read more

Where does a TV reporter hang their kit when belt-less? @BBCLBicker demonstrates her boots are made for broadcasting. pic.twitter.com/CC0G7Elvey — Niall Paterson (@skynewsniall) October 15, 2014

The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky today announce their joint plans to broadcast a series of party leader debates in the run up to the 2015 General Election. They have written to Prime Minister David Cameron, Labour Leader Ed Miliband, Liberal Democrat Leader Nick… Read more

The sentencing of Oscar Pistorius begins this morning! The 27-year-old could be imprisoned for up to 15 years, or could go free with a community order. The athlete was cleared of murdering his 29-year-old girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in a Valentine’s Day shooting at his home,… Read more

Dan Roan has been appointed sports editor at the BBC. Dan, 37, has been the BBC’s Chief Sports Correspondent since April 2013 after joining the corporation as a sports correspondent in March 2010. Previously Dan worked for Sky Sports News as chief news reporter, but… Read more

Millions of Scots will go to the polls today to vote on Independence. For months now a fierce battle between the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaign groups has raged throughout Scotland, on TV, radio and social media, but at 10pm tonight the polls will close and… Read more

The Judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial will begin delivering her verdict today. The Athlete is charged of shooting dead his 29-year-old model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. He faces one count of murder, two of illegally discharging a firearm – which is unrelated to the death… Read more

Pistorius Verdict – BBC News Promo 2014

The Freeview TV guide will be updated and expanded on Wednesday (3 September) to create extra capacity for new services. As a result, the children and news channels will be moving to new EPG numbers. BBC News will move from channel 80 to 130, while… Read more

Our friends over at TV Live have this morning been tweeting images and videos of television coverage on the day Princess Diana died. She died 17-years-ago as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris,… Read more

Matthew Amroliwala presented his final BBC News Channel bulletin today ahead of his move to BBC World News. He will present ‘Global’ on World News from next month, replacing Jon Sopel, who recently became the corporation’s North America Editor. His fellow presenter, Jane Hill, tweeted… Read more

The second Scottish independence referendum leaders’ debate takes place this evening, live on the BBC. As the people of Scotland prepare to vote in next month’s referendum on whether to break away from the rest of the UK, Glenn Campbell chairs the debate between First… Read more

The BBC will broadcast a range of programmes today to mark the centenary of the First World War. From 9.10am on BBC One, Huw Edwards introduces live coverage of the service from Glasgow Cathedral attended by the Prince of Wales, who reflects on the contribution… Read more

For aficionados of car-crash TV, tomorrow's @BBCNewsnight may be unmissable: I am presenting for the first time. Yikes — Robert Peston (@Peston) July 28, 2014

The civil war in Syria is well into its fourth year and is having a devastating impact on the lives of the country’s children, with tens of thousands having been killed or wounded. In a documentary that will air on BBC Two tonight, the BBC’s… Read more

The BBC today announced that Naga Munchetty is to join the family of presenters who fronts its flagship morning news programme, BBC Breakfast. Naga joins Bill Turnbull, Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt to host the breakfast programme, which broadcasts daily from 6am on BBC One… Read more

Journalist Penny Marshall has had to delay her start at BBC News following ill heath. The corporations new Eduction Editor was due to start work on Monday 23 June, but instead is recovering from a small operation. Penny said: “Unfortunately won’t be my first day… Read more

Jeremy Paxman will present his final Newsnight tonight as he steps down from the show after 25 years. Paxman informed Tony Hall, the Director General, and James Harding, the Director of News and Current Affairs, of his decision last summer, but with the appointment of… Read more

ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning has announced she is to leave the broadcaster to join BBC News. “I am delighted to be joining BBC News and look forward to joining the newsroom and colleagues who I have often worked alongside on the road,” said… Read more

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Live from Horse Guards Parade in London, Huw Edwards and Suzi Perry presents coverage of the world’s most famous military parade, where the Colour of the Nijmegen Company, Grenadier Guards, is trooped to mark… Read more

Two BBC journalist have been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent, and Tin Htar Swe, head of the BBC’s Burmese service, were recognised for services to British broadcast journalism. Doucet began working… Read more

The 2014 State Opening of Parliament takes place today at the Palace of Westminster. It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and the Queen’s Speech sets out the government’s agenda for the coming session, outlining proposed policies and legislation. The event combines politics… 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

Bit of non-cycling related twittering very pleased to announce I'm joining BBC News as one of their new Deputy News Editors. Start in June. — tobycastle (@tobycastle) May 12, 2014

BBC Newsnight has appointed Nick Hopkins as its Investigations Correspondent. Hopkins, currently Investigations Editor of the Guardian, is one of the UK’s most experienced reporters and was a member of the Guardian team that investigated the Edward Snowden files. He was previously National News Editor… Read more

David Bond – the BBC’s sports editor – is to leave the corporation. Bond is leaving five weeks before the start of the World Cup in Brazil to join PR firm Milltown Partners. “David has spearheaded our sports news coverage, contributing to a step change… Read more

Jeremy Paxman is to step down as presenter of Newsnight after 25 years. He informed Tony Hall, the Director General, and James Harding, the Director of News and Current Affairs, of his decision last summer, but with the appointment of a new editor and following… Read more

BBC News has today announced the appointment of Nikki Fox to the newly created role of Disability Correspondent. Fox is a Sony Award-winning journalist and broadcaster who has made a number of documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 live. She also regularly appears… Read more

BBC News presenter George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. In a statement released today, the BBC said “George will be off air for a while as he undergoes treatment. “He is grateful for all the good wishes he has received thus far and… Read more

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius continues this week as the Olympic athlete is cross-examined by lead prosecutor Gerrie Nel. In the early hours of 14 February 2013, Reeva Steenkamp was shot and killed by Pistorius at his home in Pretoria. The Olympian was taken… Read more

The second European debate between Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and UKIP leader Nigel Farage takes place this evening. The hour-long debate, hosted by the BBC, will be broadcast live on BBC Two, BBC News Channel and on Sky News. It… Read more

Sky News has confirmed it will broadcast live coverage of LBC’s ‘Clegg vs Farage In Or Out Of The EU?’ debate on Wednesday 26th March. Kay Burley will present live coverage before and after the debate, where Liberal Democrats leader, Nick Clegg, goes head-to-head at… Read more

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will deliver the Budget later today, his fifth since taking office in May 2010. This is the Chancellor’s penultimate budget of this parliament as the next general election is scheduled for May 7th, 2015. He is expected to… Read more

BBC News today announced the appointment of two new editors to further strengthen its on-air reporting and analysis of health and education. Penny Marshall, currently Social Affairs Editor for ITV News, is appointed Education Editor, while Hugh Pym, currently Chief Economics Correspondent for BBC News,… Read more

LBC Radio and BBC News will each host a live debate on Britain’s future in Europe between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage. The first hour-long debate will take place on LBC radio on Wednesday 26 March, and will be hosted by Nick Ferrari in front… Read more

The BBC, ITN, Sky, ABC News, NBC News and Reuters have signed an open letter to the Egyptian authorities concerning foreign correspondent Peter Greste and two more Al Jazeera journalists. Since 29 December last year the foreign correspondent Peter Greste has been held with two… 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 journalism in Ghana, where he… 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 studios in Lime Grove. Liz… 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 start the role in spring… 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 on Freeview HD, Freesat HD,… 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 latest forecasts from the Office… 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 of veterans from countless conflicts… Read more

The BBC today announced the death of foreign correspondent Jon Leyne. The 55-year-old ended his Cairo posting earlier this year after suffering from severe headaches. He returned to Britain for treatment and was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. Fran Unsworth, Acting Director of BBC… Read more

BBC foreign correspondent Jon Leyne has died at the age of 55. Earlier this year, Jon ended his Cairo posting early after suffering from severe headaches. He returned to Britain for treatment and was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. “Jon was a brave and… Read more

8.30pm: Sophie Raworth presents BBC News’ coverage from Buckingham Palace..

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