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BBC Yorkshire political editor Len Tingle has died at the age of 63 after being diagnosed with cancer. Len, who lived in Huddersfield but was brought up in Cudworth near Barnsley, was diagnosed with stomach cancer a year ago. Harry Gration, BBC Look North presenter,…

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull has revealed he is suffering from prostate and bone cancer which is incurable. The 62-year-old has gone public with this news in a bid to encourage other men to get their prostates checked. Bill admitted he had not visited…

Esme Wren has been announced as the new editor of BBC Newsnight. “It’s a privilege to be announcing that after 12 amazing years at Sky News I will be joining BBC Newsnight to lead their exceptional team of award-winning and creative journalists,” said Esme. She…

There was a funny moment on Afternoon Live today when weather presenter Louise Lear showed up to do her report with a ‘P’ plate on the back of her dress. “I’m trained, so I’ve passed my test,” said Louise. “But I do need you all…

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The royal visit of Prince Harry and Maghan Markle in Cardiff, covered by Simon McCoy and Sarah Campbell, led to this funny exchange. SC: Can you see her [Meghan Markle]? SM: Nope. SC: She’s in a dark coat… SM: I know what she looks like…

Edward Vines – who stalked BBC News presenter Emily Maitlis for over two decades – has been jailed. The 47-year-old breached a restraining order by writing to the BBC journalist while he was behind bars and later out on licence. They first met when they…

BBC News presenter George Alagiah has revealed his cancer has returned – just two years after he finished treatment for bowel cancer. “Always knew cancer could come back but still tough dealing with disappointment. Harder for my family,” said George. “I know what I have…

The BBC will unveil a new studio look for BBCPapers on Monday. Nearly 5 years of #BBCPapers and tomorrow @CliveMyrieBBC will reveal a big new studio look. Join us 2240 Mon – Fri on @BBCNews pic.twitter.com/U280JRqOBJ — Chris Cook (@chrisckmedia) January 14, 2018 Updated: Images…

Question Time makes its return to BBC One this evening following the Christmas and New Year break. David Dimbleby chairs the debate from Islington in north London. The panel includes the new housing minister Dominic Raab, shadow secretary for women and equalities Dawn Butler, businesswoman…

BBC regional news presenter Jamie Owen has announced he is to leave the corporation today. He joined the BBC in 1989 and has presented Wales Today since 1994 but is taking up a new role with international broadcaster TRT World, a Turkish-backed broadcaster. Owen said:…

The BBC’s Carrie Gracie has quit her role as China Editor over gender pay. She accused the BBC of presiding over a “secretive and illegal pay culture”, adding the organisation’s management was “breaking equality law” in how it paid female staff. The BBC said there…

The BBC’s ‘Beyond 100 Days’ news programme will air in the United States from January 2018. The programme, hosted by Katty Kay in the United States and Christian Fraser in the UK, will air weeknights on Monday-Thursday at 11.30pm – 12am ET on PBS stations,…

BBC News presenter Huw Edwards‘ pose at the start of the BBC’s News At Ten has become legendary. It’s even inspired a tribute Twitter account, @HuwsAtTen, which dutifully screengrabs the opening of the show every single night. As part of a school visit to show…

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