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A new look 60 Seconds has gone live on BBC Three presented by Tasmin Lucia Khan. The new look launched at 7pm this evening as part of a rebranding of the channel itself.

Kate Silverton is to take on a number of new presenting and reporting roles for BBC News, it has been announced. Silverton, who currently presents on both BBC Breakfast and on BBC News 24, will present the new 8pm news summary on BBC One when…

George Alagiah is to become the sole presenter of the BBC’s Six O’Clock News following the departure of Natasha Kaplinsky. Kaplinsky, left the BBC to join Five News in a deal believed to be worth £1m a year. Alagiah, who joined the Six O’Clock News…

A woman from Farningham in Kent will present the BBC South East afternoon bulletin on Wednesday 17th October as part of an Inside Out programme looking at attitudes. Kathy Lacy was born with neurofibromatosis

Alan Johnston is to tell the story of his kidnap ordeal in two special BBC programmes on 25 October 2007. An hour-long Panorama special on BBC One will feature an extended Jeremy Vine interview and in From Our Own Correspondent, on BBC Radio 4 and…

Moira Stuart is to leave the staff of BBC News, the corporation has announced. Stuart, who was dropped from her newsreading roles on The Andrew Marr Show and Breakfast, has left with immediate effect. Her career at the BBC spanned 34 years and included stints…

Ranvir Singh is joining BBC North West Tonight has a presenter, The BBC announced today. Singh will present alongside Gordon Burns from Monday 10 September 2007 as part of a major re-launch of the programme. Ranvir Singh, who is already a familiar face on breakfast…

Sara Edwards is moving on from presenting Wales Today, The BBC announced today. Sara will concentrate on new projects for BBC Wales, including presenting BBC Wales’ Children In Need coverage this year. Sara said: “Presenting Wales Today has been a huge part of my life…

BBC Parliament is to re-broadcast the entire live coverage of Princess Diana’s funeral on the tenth anniversary of her death. The Funeral will be repeated on 1st September and will broadcast at the same time as the live coverage did, 8.25am to 4.05pm. David Dimbleby…

The BBC issued the following statement at 3.00am on Wednesday 4 July 2007, following the release of Alan Johnston. “We are delighted and extremely relieved that our friend and colleague, Alan Johnston, has been released. “This is wonderful news for his family, friends and colleagues…

kidnapped BBC Journalist Alan Johnston, has been freed in Gaza after almost four months in captivity . Alan was freed early Wednesday after a late-night deal between the ruling Hamas Islamists and the Al Qaeda-inspired clan group that kidnapped him in March. Rallies worldwide had…

BBC One will pilot a short news summary at 8pm each evening, the corporation has announced. During the pilot, which will run for four weeks in the Birmingham area starting from Wednesday May 09 2007, three different versions will be tested. These are a 60-second…

BBC News 24 is now streamed 24 hours a day on the BBC News website. The stream is available through the home page and through the body of relevant stories on the website. Kevin Bakhurst, Controller, BBC News 24, says: “I’m really pleased that the…

The BBC has joined forces with Al Jazeera English, Sky News and CNN to broadcast a programme to raise awareness about the kidnapping of BBC Journalist, Alan Johnston. The programme will broadcast on BBC World, BBC News 24, Al Jazeera English and Sky News with…

There are reports this evening, that BBC correspondent Alan Johnston has been kidnapped in Gaza city. Palestinian security sources said “As he was being taken, the journalist threw a business card on the street that identified him as Alan Johnston of the BBC.” “Four gunmen…

The BBC says it is concerned for the safety of a correspondent who has gone missing in the Gaza Strip. BBC News said it had been unable to contact Alan Johnston, but did not comment on Palestinian reports that he had been kidnapped. Johnston’s car…

Former ITV presenter Nicholas Owen has presented his first shift for BBC News 24. Nicholas joined the channel from the ITV Lunchtime News to present shifts mainly at weekends although he will appear during the week as cover too. Nicholas presented the Saturday 10am-1pm shift…

Thousands of journalists and production staff at BBC News are due to strike over compulsory job cuts. The 24-hour walkout which will take place on Monday February 26 is in protest at five compulsory redundancies in BBC News and three in other departments as part…

BBC Breakfast and News 24?s Kate Silverton is reportedly considering whether to cover the Oscars for the corporation?s news programmes next week. The ceremony co-incides with a strike by BBC journalists and production staff over job cuts

BBC News 24 is launching the first user-generated news programme. The programme, which starts a pilot run tomorrow (Saturday November 24) will be the first to solely feature material sent in by the public. Your News will be presented by the BBC’s Special Correspondent Richard…

The controller of BBC News 24 has spoken about how the channel has developed under his leadership in an exclusive interview for the TV Newsroom. Kevin Bakhurst, who joined the channel in December 2005 from the Ten O’clock News, told us about the changes which…

ITV newsreader Nicholas Owen is to join BBC News 24 in the new year, it has been announced. Owen, who currently co-presents the ITV Lunchtime News with Katie Derham, has anchored all of ITN’s major bulletins for over 10 years including their daily lunchtime bulletin,…

Technicians who work for BBC News have started a 24 hour strike. The strike action, which started at 2200 on Tuesday November 14, was sought in a row over working hours. The BBC has decided to decrease the amount of hours that its technical staff…

The BBC News team are to perform for Children In Need once again this year. A selection of presenters will take part in a bond themed sketch including a performance of Live and Let Die. The sketch can be seen just after 10.30pm on BBC…

Riz Lateef is to replace Emily Maitlis as the new face of BBC London News. Maitlis, who held the role of main presenter of the programme since its launch, left BBC London in April to take up a new role on BBC News 24 and…

BBC News has appointed Mihir Bose as its first Sports Editor. Mihir, who currently works for The Daily Telegraph, will provide analysis and context to the major sports news stories across the BBC’s news programming. Speaking of his appointment, Mihir said:“I was brought up on…

Darren Jordon is the latest big name presenter to join Al-Jazeera International, the BBC has confirmed. Darren, who had been at the corporation for eight years, is due to leave at the end of the month and is expected to become a co-presenter for Shiulie…

BBC World is to launch a second edition of World News Today from Monday September 18. The programme, which will be presented by Nik Gowing, will be broadcast at 2200 each weekday evening. The edition is in addition to the one which launched in July,…

The One Show, the BBC’s remake of Nationwide, is to be co-presented by Adrian Chiles and Nadia Sawalha, it has been announced. Sawalha, 41, is a new addition to the line up. Chiles was announced as presenter last month. Sawalha has become a regular face…

The TV Newsroom has learnt that contrary to reports, there are no changes planned for BBC News 24 in the near future. A senior BBC source has said that News 24 will not change to be bought into line with the new look national bulletins…

The BBC is looking to rebranding all of its domestic news outlets, including BBC News 24 under the BBC News name, according to MediaGuardian. Both News 24 and the BBC News website are to undergo the first changes within the next few months to bring…

More BBC News reporters have changes roles within recent weeks. Social Affairs Correspondent Richard Bilton has replaced Ben Brown, who is now a presenter on BBC News 24, as a Special Correspondent based outside of London. Catherine Marston takes over from Bilton as Social Affairs…

One of the BBC’s most well-known newsreaders, Anna Ford has presented her final bulletin. Ford, 62, presented the One O’clock News to bring her 27 year newsreading career to a close. Ford has presented the lunchtime bulletin since May 1999. Prior to this, she presented…

Moira Stuart has said farewell to the Breakfast newsdesk after 6 years. Stuart, one of the BBC’s most recognisable faces, is staying with the corporation however. She will continue presenting at the newsdesk on Sunday AM, presented by Andrew Marr each Sunday morning and she…

One of the BBC’s most respected and well-known presenters George Alagiah is to present a new programme for BBC World. NewsHour, which launches in June, will be broadcast each weekday during peak times in the key markets around the world, including the U.S. breakfast peak…

The BBC has today confirmed that Natasha Kaplinsky will be staying on as co-presenter of the Six O’clock News, alongside George Alagiah. Natasha has presented the bulletin since last October whilst colleague Sophie Raworth was on maternity leave. Sophie is due to return to work…

Ten O’clock News presenter Huw Edwards is to present a new early evening slot on BBC News 24 from April 10, the BBC has confirmed. From that date, the One & Six O’clock bulletins will also be simulcast on the channel. Edwards, who has presented…

BBC London News presenter Emily Maitlis is to undertake two new major roles for BBC News. The Ex-Sky News presenter will present the evening 7pm-10pm slot on BBC News 24 alongside Special Correspondent Ben Brown and will also join the current presenting team on BBC…

Sophie Raworth is to become the new face of the BBC’s lunchtime bulletin when Anna Ford steps down in April, the corporation has announced today. Sophie has presented both Breakfast and the Six O’clock News for the BBC. After over 5 years on the BBC’s…

The Nominations for the Royal Television Society awards have been released. they are: Camera operator of the year Darren Conway – BBC 10 O’Clock News, BBC1 Cyrus Nhara and “Sara” – ITV News, ITN for ITV News Nik Millard – BBC 10 O’Clock News &…

BBC News 24 will simulcast the BBC’s flagship news bulletin BBC News 24 from Monday January 30, 2006. Aiming to create a new hour of dedicated programming on the channel between 10pm and 11pm each weekday evening, News 24 will show the Ten O’clock News…

A number of BBC presenters and reporters are on the move in the near future. At the BBC, presenters Adrian Finighan and Stephen Cole are leaving the corporation. Finighan, who presents on both BBC World and BBC News 24 will host a new show on…

On Sunday December 11, 2005, the Buncefield Oil Depot in Hertfordshire was hit by fire. All British networks covered the story in-depth. BBC News ITV News Sky News

On Saturday December 03 2005, the funeral was held of the former English footballer George Best. 1100 (Saturday December 03) BBC News Special Dermot Murnaghan presented a special programme on BBC News 24 and BBC World which broadcast live coverage of the funeral.

The BBC’s lead weather presenter Helen Young has left the corporation. Young presented her last TV forecast this evening (Friday November 11, 2005). Helen joined the BBC Weather Centre in London in 1993, as the youngest TV forecaster in the team. For 12 years of…

The BBC today announced changes to its Television News output with focus being shifted away from the mainstream BBC One bulletins to the corporations rolling news channel, BBC News 24. The changes, announced by Head of Television News Peter Horrocks, include a number of key…

BBC News presenters such as Fiona Bruce and Dermot Murnaghan are to peform their own version of the Queen hit Bohemian Rhapsody on Children In Need night. The duo, along with fellow presenters Bill Turnbull and Natasha Kaplinsky, will perform the hit in long-haired wigs…

BBC Newsreader Anna Ford has announced her decision to retire from the corporation. Ford, one of the BBC’s longest serving newsreaders, will present her final bulletin in April 2006. She currently presents the One O’clock News but has been a key member of the BBC’s…

The BBC has announced that Peter Snow is stepping down from his role on the BBC’s election coverage after 25 years. Snow held talks with the BBC and following these discussions both parties decided that the time was right for him to leave the role….

BBC News 24 presenter Philip Hayton has left the BBC after 37 years. Philip cited incompatability with current co-presenter Kate Silverton as the reason he decided to leave. Hayton became a household name presenting all of the main BBC One bulletins, including the Nine O’clock…

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