Queen’s Speech

Queen’s Speech – News Events ’06
On Wednesday November 15 2006, The Queen unveiled her Governments programme for the coming year. British networks produced special coverage.
1600 (Wednesday November 15) BBC News 24

Matthew Amroliwala in Westminster with Maxine Mawhinney and Jon Sopel in the studio bought viewers up-to-date.

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1700 (Wednesday November 15) BBC News 24

Huw Edwards presented the Five O’clock News Hour from College Green. Maxine Mawhinney was the studio based presenter.

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On Saturday December 30 2006, the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein was executed by hanging. News networks across the world covered the story in-depth 1000 (Saturday December 30) BBC News 24 Clive Myrie anchors BBC News 24 live from Baghdad following Saddam’s execution [singlepic=10021] [singlepic=10022]…

In December 2006, several prostitues were murdered in Suffolk. Later that month, police made two arrests. British news networks covered the story in-depth with coverage from the scene. 1800 (Monday December 11) BBC Six O’clock News George Alagiah presents the Six o’clock News live from…

In December 2006, most of Britain was hit by fog which severly disrupted air travel. News networks covered the story in-depth 1800 (Thursday December 21) BBC Six O’clock News Natasha Kaplinsky presents the Six O’clock News live from Heathrow Airport. George Alagiah is the studio-based…