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Donald Trump will later today be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. The BBC, ITV and Sky News will have special live programmes from Washington as Mr Trump takes the Oath of Office. BBC One and ITV’s coverage start at 4pm,…

Millions of Americans will vote today as the country decides who will be its next President – Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump. It has been one of the most contentious presidential contests in living memory, with Clinton’s campaign proving controversial because of…

Former BBC correspondent Chris Simpson has died unexpectedly in Senegal at the age of 53. He worked for the BBC in Angola during the civil war in the 1990s, in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide and was also posted to Senegal and the…

EU Referendum Results – BBC News Promo 2016

After months of build-up and weeks of campaigning, the decision is finally here. Will the people of the UK choose to leave or remain in the European Union? The BBC, ITV and Sky News will air special results programmes this evening and throughout most of…

The BBC will broadcast its final and biggest debate on the EU referendum tonight! Senior campaigners for Vote Leave Boris Johnson MP and Gisela Stuart MP will be joined by Andrea Leadsom MP to represent leave. Leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party Ruth…

The BBC’s Caroline Wyatt is to step down as religious affairs correspondent after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The 49-year-old has worked in a number of roles since joining the BBC as a trainee in the 1990s. She reported on the fall of the Berlin…

BBC Breakfast Promo 2016

John Pienaar has been appointed the Deputy Political Editor at the BBC. In addition to this new role, he will continue to present his weekly Sunday morning programme, Pienaar’s Politics, on BBC Radio 5 live. John is taking over from James Landale, who is moving…

Nick Watt has been appointed Political Editor of BBC Newsnight, replacing Allegra Stratton. Nick, who is currently Chief Political Correspondent at the Guardian, has spent nearly 25 years covering UK and European politics from Westminster, Brussels and Northern Ireland. He began his political reporting career…

The BBC’s Norman Smith was told to stop filming in Central Lobby this afternoon. Broadcasters had been told they cannot film or conduct any interviews in Central Lobby while the disability protest underway. The House of Commons authorities do not allow such protests to be…

Kamal Ahmed is to become the BBC’s new Economics Editor. In replacing Robert Peston as Economics Editor, Kamal will lead the BBC’s economic coverage and will have a broad remit on finance policy stories including leading the BBC’s reporting on the Treasury and other finance…

BBC Newsnight’s Political Editor Allegra Stratton is to join ITV News’ line-up of specialist experts in the newly-created role of National Editor. The broadcaster today announced that Allegra will work across ITV News’ full range of programmes, appearing frequently on News at Ten. In her…

The broadcaster and Strictly star Jeremy Vine is keeping a diary of his Strictly journey on his new official website Vine, who is already a prolific tweeter, and also has a large following on Vine, has launched the website as a place to showcase his…

BBC News presenter Victoria Derbyshire has announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer The 46-year-old announced on Twitter this evening that she would undergo a mastectomy as part of her treatment. “Hi, have been diagnosed with breast cancer & am having a mastectomy…

BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood has revealed she is to take part as a contestant in Strictly Come Dancing 2015 “I am beyond excited to be taking part in the best programme on British telly and have been a huge fan since it started!,”…

The BBC’s Jeremy Vine is the first celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing “How could I say no to the biggest show in TV? Yes, yes, yes and yes again to the sequins and the…

Laura Kuenssberg has been appointed Political Editor at the BBC, replacing Nick Robinson who is joining Radio 4. “I’m completely delighted and I recognise the responsibility on my shoulders,” said Laura. “It’s an honour for me to follow Nick Robinson who has been such an…

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