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Updated: Sunday 12 June 2011

BBC ‘Newsday’ launches tonight

A new BBC News programme will launch later tonight.

[[newsday 2010|Newsday]] is a new weekday news programme, which will be presented live from Singapore and London, timed for mornings in Asia.

Babita Sharma in London and Rico Hizon in Singapore will deliver an overview of the day’s big news stories from both an Asian and global perspective as well as the latest business and sports news.

[[Amelia Harris]] and [[Matt Gooderick]] will present the sports bulletins.

The programme will air on BBC World and the BBC News channel at 01:00BST.