In June and July 2006, Germany hosted Football’s World Cup. Special coverage was produced across British networks.
Mark Austin presents the ITV Evening News live from Frankfurt as the tournament gets underway. Mary Nightingale was the London-based presenter.
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Helen Fospero and Nick Powell present as England kick off their World Cup campaign.
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Sally Nugent and James Pearce present World Cup Sportsday live from Germany for BBC News 24.
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Martin Popplewell and Lucy Alexander report on Italy’s victory in the World Cup Final.
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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…