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The BBC News channel and Sky News will be relocated on the Freeview platform from Wednesday 2nd August 2017. BBC News will move from its current channel number 130 to 231, while Sky News moves from 132 to 233. BBC Parliament moves to 232 from…

Sky News is opening a bureau in Dublin to strengthen its presence in Ireland. Political correspondent Darren McCaffrey will become Dublin correspondent and will be permanently based in the capital alongside a dedicated news crew to cover the latest news from Ireland. Darren, who is…

Stephanie Flanders, who left her post as BBC economics editor to join JPMorgan in 2013, is to lead a new economics desk at Bloomberg. According to a memo from Bloomberg’s editor-in-chief, John Micklethwait, Flanders will join in October to lead what will become a 120-strong…

The 2017 State Opening of Parliament takes place at the Palace of Westminster today (21 June). It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and will be Theresa May’s first Queen’s Speech as Prime Minister. The speech will set out the government’s agenda for…

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Live from Horse Guards Parade in London, Huw Edwards presents coverage of the world’s most famous military parade, where the 1st Battalion Irish Guards troop their colour, to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s official…

Angry scenes outside the Kensington Townhall as a woman confronts BBC News reporter Dan Johnson.

BBC News reporter Helen Fawkes has died of Cancer. She was first diagnosed with the disease 15 years ago and had over 78 rounds of Chemotherapy. So sad to hear about the death of @helenfawkesUK – brave and inspiring BBC reporter – https://t.co/7plVMuJGvf — Martha…

The Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund has been set-up in memory of the celebrated broadcaster who died earlier this year. The 58-year-old bravely shared his experiences of cancer through a series of remarkable interviews with Eddie Mair on Radio Four’s PM programme before passing away in…

The polls are open in the 2017 General Election and will close at 10pm tonight, when the results of the exit poll will be revealed. The broadcasters’ exit poll, carried out by Ipsos MORI and GfK for the BBC, ITV News, and Sky News will…

Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge previews Election Night programme 2017. The pair will be on air from 9pm on Thursday 8th June.

A little look at the set for tomorrow night's #Vote2017 election results programme – @skynews from 9pm #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/m3aHhaue7P — Sky News PR Team (@SkyNewsPR) June 7, 2017 Sky’s main election programme – presented by Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge – is on air from…

• Mary Nightingale will present the ITV Evening News from Downing Street tonight, the day before polling day. Ready for @ITVEveningNews from Downing Street at 6.30. Join me then. pic.twitter.com/nk1tZyOflM — Mary Nightingale (@nightingaleitv) June 7, 2017 All the broadcasters' places marked out ready for…

George Osborne – Editor of The Evening Standard, former Chancellor and Conservative MP – and Ed Balls, former Labour Cabinet Minister and Shadow Chancellor, will join ITV on election night on June 8th. As the polls close, News at Ten presenter Tom Bradby will take…

Former Sky Sports presenter David Bobin has died at the age of 71. He joined Sky in 1993 and became a familiar face to viewers using his versatility and knowledge of sport to work across a wide range of programming, including; rugby union, European golf,…

Roger Ailes – who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse – has died at the age of 77. “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning,” his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement. “Roger…

Sky News today released a statement saying it is being blocked from parts of the Conservative Party campaign due to its political coverage. In a statement, Sky News said: “Since early in the election campaign, Sky News has not been getting live interviews on election…

The first leaders’ debate of General Election 2017 will take place this evening – live on ITV. The two-hour debate, hosted by ITV News presenter Julie Etchingham, comes from MediaCityUK in Salford, Manchester. Invited are the leaders of the seven parties that were represented in…

Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge will co-host Sky News’ Vote 2017 programme, with Adam at the election hub at Sky’s studios in Osterley crunching the latest results, and Sophy on Abingdon Green in Westminster watching the story unfold. Kay Burley will be with Theresa May…

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