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BBC News presenter Rachael Bland has revealed that she has “only got days” to live. Writing on Twitter this afternoon, the 40-year-old, said: “In the words of the legendary Frank S – I’m afraid the time has come my friends…. Read more

BBC News presenter Kate Silverton will be a celebrity contestant on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing. “I’m excited to confirm that I will be swapping the newsroom for the ballroom and joining this year’s wonderful Strictly family,” said Kate “It’s… Read more

The BBC has announced two senior appointments. Kamal Ahmed has been appointed Editorial Director and Gavin Allen as Head of News Output. Kamal joined the BBC in 2014 as Business Editor, moving to the role of Economics Editor two years… Read more

Former BBC and Sky News presenter Alastair Yates has died at the age of 66. “Terribly sad news. Former colleague Alastair Yates has passed away at 66 years old,” said Peter Dobbie. He was a gentle gentleman of the highest… Read more

News presenter Lewis Vaughan Jones has revealed that he has lost the hearing in his left ear. Lewis posted an image to his 4,000 followers on Twitter of him wearing his hearing aid on air for the first time. “A… Read more

The BBC today announced changes to its political and parliamentary output to improve its digital coverage. The Daily Politics will be replaced by Politics Live, a new 45 minute programme presented by Jo Coburn from Monday to Friday, excluding Wednesdays…. Read more

David Dimbleby has decided to leave Question Time – the BBC’s flagship political debate programme – after an extraordinary 25 years in the chair. “At the end of the year I will have been chairing Question Time for a quarter… Read more

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Live from Horse Guards Parade in London, Huw Edwards and JJ Chalmers presents coverage of the world’s most famous military parade, where the 1st Battalion Coldstream troop their colour,… Read more

The BBC will rebroadcast its EU Referendum result live programme in its entirety on BBC Parliament on the second anniversary of the vote. The programme starts at 9.55am on Saturday 23rd June 2018. The BBC’s EU Referendum result live programme… Read more

BBC presenter Rachael Bland has been told her breast cancer is “incurable”. Blogging over at Big C. Little Me, Rachael said her lymph node surgery in February went to plan but the results as ever weren’t good. “Seven out of… Read more

An average of 8.7 million viewers tuned into BBC One’s coverage of the Royal Wedding, peaking at 13.1 million. ITV, who went five hours without adverts, averaged 2.5 million with a peak of 3.6m. These numbers are down from Prince… Read more