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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…

BBC Election 2017

David Dimbleby will once again host the BBC’s TV election results programme over the 8 and 9 June 2017. This will be David’s tenth time leading the results team – he’s first election results programme was in 1979. He’ll be joined by Mishal Husain, Emily…

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ITV today announced that Tom Bradby, Julie Etchingham and Robert Peston will lead the network’s General Election coverage in a series of programmes in the run up to election day, throughout the night after the polls close, and into June 9th. Election Night As the…

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Mark Austin has joined Sky News on a one year contract as US Correspondent. The former ITV News Presenter joins Sky News at a time when US politics has never been so high on the news agenda, bringing his award-winning experience to an already stellar…

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Fox News presenter Bill O’Reilly will not return to the channel following allegations that he sexually harrassed women, the company has confirmed. In a short statement 21st Century Fox said: “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have…

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News presenter Maxine Mawhinney will leave the BBC today after 20 years with the corporation. “Today I leave BBC News after almost 21 years it’s been an absolute privilege. Join me – last broadcast 2-5pm. Saying goodbye at 4.50pm,” said Maxine. Born in Belfast in…

Carole Walker Final Day on BBC

News correspondent Carole Walker will leave the BBC today after a 37-year career with the corporation. As a war correspondent, Carole covered the fall of the Soviet Union, the Gulf War and the civil wars in Somalia and the Balkans. Since 1997 she has concentrated…

Sky News presenter Dermot Murnaghan reveals hit-and-run injuries

Sky News presenter Dermot Murnaghan has shared an Image of his injuries after being involved in a hit-and-run attack. It took place in Kentish Town, north London, on Thursday. “Here’s why I haven’t been on air for 2 days. A hit and run in Kentish…

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will deliver his first Budget this afternoon – Britain’s first proper budget since the EU referendum. It’ll also be the last Budget to be held in the spring, as the main statement will be moved to the autumn…

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British Broadcasters and media organisations have come together to launch a scholarship for young journalists to celebrate the life of Steve Hewlett. Steve, who died last week, inspired the nation with his candid accounts of his disease, treatment and heroic battle against cancer charted through…

RTS Awards

The Royal Television Society has announced the winners of the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2017. The awards, which took place in Park Lane on Wednesday night, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform and…

News at Ten Sky News

The News at Ten showdown between the BBC and ITV is no more — well at least not for the next eight weeks. From tonight, ITV News at Ten will be shown at 10.30pm to make way for a new nightly entertainment show. The show…

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This week’s edition of BBC Question Time comes from Stoke-on-Trent, the site of one of tonight’s by-elections. David Dimbleby chairs the debate with a panel of politicians and other guests facing topical questions from the audience. On the panel is Conservative MP Justine Greening; Labour’s…

Alan Colmes Dies at 66

Fox News Channel’s Alan Colmes has passed away at the age of 66 after a brief illness. “Alan Colmes passed away this morning after a brief illness. He was 66-years-old. He leaves his adoring and devoted wife, Jocelyn Elise Crowley,” said a statement from the…

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Broadcaster and Journalist Steve Hewlett has died at the age of 58. He was diagnosed last March with cancer of the oesophagus. In a statement, his family said: “Over the last year, we have been overwhelmed by the support of friends, colleagues and Radio 4…

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The Royal Television Society has announced the nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2017. The awards, for both news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform and those who create…