On Monday 15th July 2019, the BBC revamped its news output to include the BBC’s new corporate font: BBC Reith. This included changes to BBC News at One, Six and Ten, and BBC News Channel programmes, Afternoon Live, Newsroom Live… Read more
It’s rumoured the revamp of BBC News will go ahead on Monday 15th July 2019. This will include the introduction of the new BBC corporate font: BBC Reith. Terrible news! The BBC is replacing the iconic Gill Sans with its… Read more
The BBC today confirm the date and time of its first Conservative leadership debate. ‘Our Next Prime Minister’ will air at 8pm on Tuesday 18th June 2019, where Emily Maitlis puts the future UK Prime Minister to the test as… Read more
BBC News correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones has revealed he has Parkinson’s disease. “A couple of people have noticed my hand shaking in my live 5G broadcast today. So seems a good time to reveal that I’ve recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s,”… Read more
BBC News will host a TV debate between the Conservative leadership candidates. The debate moderated by Emily Maitlis will take place in mid June, and all remaining candidates in the leadership race will be invited to take part in the… Read more
Jane Hill returned to BBC News this afternoon following a six month break. The reason Jane was missing in action was unknown until she thanked NHS staff in a tweet earlier this evening. “Big day today. On air for the… Read more
Sports correspondent Richard Conway has announced he is leaving the BBC later this year. “Some personal news – I’m leaving the BBC this summer after 8 amazing years reporting sports news,” Richard told his Twitter followers. “Thank you for listening,… Read more
Simon McCoy with a puntastic dog story… Happy days!
The BBC’s Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. He told BBC Breakfast, a show he presented alongside Sophie Raworth from 2000 and 2002, that he “had no symptoms – none of the classic bowel cancer… Read more
Radzi Chinyanganya will leave Blue Peter after spending five and a half years on the programme. In an announcement posted on Instagram last night, the 32-year-old said: “After 5 INCREDIBLE years, I have decided to hang up my Blue Peter… Read more
The BBC today confirmed a new line up of presenters for BBC Two’s Newsnight. Emily Maitlis will become the new lead presenter, while Kirsty Wark, a main presenter on Newsnight for 25 years, will be undertaking an enhanced role on… Read more
Watch as Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya presents the weather on the BBC News Channel’s Afternoon Live programme with Simon McCoy. At the conclusion of the forecast, Radzi presents Simon with a Blue Peter badge.
The BBC is to revisit the murder of Jill Dando with a special 60 minute long documentary to mark the 20th anniversary. In April 1999, television presenter and newsreader, Jill Dando, known for her work on the 6 o’clock news,… Read more
BBC weather presenter Dianne Oxberry has died from cancer at the age of 51. She died at the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning (10th Jan). Totally, utterly, completely devastated. Just can’t believe we have lost the lovely hugely… Read more
BBC News business presenter Maryam Moshiri throws shade at Sky News – “Never wrong for long”
Ben Hunte has been announced as the first LGBT Correspondent for BBC News. The newly created role will report on the stories, issues and debates surrounding sexuality and gender and focus on providing insight and analysis on matters affecting the… Read more
Fiona Bruce has been announced as the new presenter for BBC One’s Question Time. “It is an honour to be asked to take on one of the great political programmes of the BBC. Particularly at a time of such historic… Read more
Background Fail on BBC News’ Beyond 100 Days.
News presenter Richard Baker, who introduced the first TV news bulletin on the BBC in 1954, has died at the aged of 93. The son of a plasterer, Baker was born in Willesden, North London, and educated at the former… Read more
Faisal Islam has been appointed the new Economics Editor for BBC News. Faisal, who currently serves as Political Editor at Sky News, has over a decade of economic journalism experience. Having graduated with an economics degree, he previously held positions… Read more
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget speech later today (29th Oct 2018). The speech will take place at 3.30pm, making three aspects of the timing relatively unusual. Firstly, it is earlier in the year than… Read more
The BBC News Channel and BBC World are showing repeats of their 2pm hours following a glitch with the BBC’s output software. Source says that there are currently many people in the gallery attempting to fix the issue. BBC News… Read more
Personal news: extremely excited to be (re)joining the BBC as its first ever full-time Cyber Security Specialist. Leaving Sky News in a couple of weeks after 5 brilliant years. Looking forward to investigating cyber issues for the World Service and… Read more
Afternoon Live with Simon McCoy – BBC News Promo 2018