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Former BBC News Journalist Liz MacKean has died after suffering a stroke. She was 52. The news was announced during Friday’s BBC News at Six. She was the reporter on the expose of Sir Jimmy Savile as a paedophile which was controversially cancelled by the…

Stewart Purvis – the former Chief Executive of ITN and Ofcom regulator – is to compete in the Great North Run for the Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund. The appeal was set-up by the Royal Television and Media Societies in memory of Steve Hewlett, the broadcast…

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…

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