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ITN will produce news for Channel 5 for the next four years following a £35m-plus deal struck between the two organisations. Under the terms of the deal, the 5 News team will move to a new base at ITN’s headquarters in Gray’s Inn Road HQ…. Read more

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ITN will once again produce Channel 5 News when it takes over the contract from Sky News next year. ITN, the news provider for ITV News and Channel 4 News, produced Five News when the channel launched in 1997 till 2005, when Sky won the… Read more

Former Sky News and GMTV presenter, Emma Crosby is joining Five to present Five News at Seven. Emma will present her first bulletin on 14th February, and Matt Barbet will continue to host the Five PM bulletin. Matt said: “I’ve known Emma for years, and… Read more

There is growing speculation that top newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky will leave Five News in the new year. The presenter, who is currently on maternity leave, has yet to renew her contract with the broadcaster when it expires in December 2010. Miss Kaplinsky recently gave birth… Read more

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 reminding 28 seats. This is… Read more

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Dawn Airey, Channel Five’s chief executive, said that changes are coming to Five, and Five News. The daytime and weekend updates will go. Five News at 7 will move to 6:30pm and extend to an hour. Set to launch this Summer, It’ll have a mixture… Read more

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Natasha Kaplinsky has joined five News as a replacement to Kirsty Young. Kaplinsky will present the main 5.30pm and 7pm news bulletins. Her first broadcast will be in 2008. Natasha’s recruitment is part of a plan to refresh and relaunch Five’s pioneering news programming. Natasha… Read more

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Former Five News presenter, Kirsty Young will be the new presenter of Crimewatch and will appear on the programme from January. Young will take over from current presenter Fiona Bruce, who has been in the role for seven years and will continue to work in… Read more

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Jane Dougall has joined Five News and Victoria Gatenby will move over from Sky News. Jane Dougall had been working as a freelancer, prior to that she was a Manchester-based reporter for ITV Granada. Also, Victoria Gatenby will move over from Sky News to provide… Read more

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BBC London News’ Matt Barbet is to join Five News in October ahead of a new look to the channels news bulletins, it has been announced. Barbet, who has recently presented the BBC’s main Breakfast programme, will join the channel as a presenter and correspondent… Read more