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The BBC today announced that Naga Munchetty is to join the family of presenters who fronts its flagship morning news programme, BBC Breakfast. Naga joins Bill Turnbull, Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt to host the breakfast programme, which broadcasts daily from 6am on BBC One…

Journalist Penny Marshall has had to delay her start at BBC News following ill heath. The corporations new Eduction Editor was due to start work on Monday 23 June, but instead is recovering from a small operation. Penny said: “Unfortunately won’t be my first day…

Jeremy Paxman will present his final Newsnight tonight as he steps down from the show after 25 years. Paxman informed Tony Hall, the Director General, and James Harding, the Director of News and Current Affairs, of his decision last summer, but with the appointment of…

ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning has announced she is to leave the broadcaster to join BBC News. “I am delighted to be joining BBC News and look forward to joining the newsroom and colleagues who I have often worked alongside on the road,” said…

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Live from Horse Guards Parade in London, Huw Edwards and Suzi Perry presents coverage of the world’s most famous military parade, where the Colour of the Nijmegen Company, Grenadier Guards, is trooped to mark…

Two BBC journalist have been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent, and Tin Htar Swe, head of the BBC’s Burmese service, were recognised for services to British broadcast journalism. Doucet began working…

The 2014 State Opening of Parliament takes place today at the Palace of Westminster. It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and the Queen’s Speech sets out the government’s agenda for the coming session, outlining proposed policies and legislation. The event combines politics…

Voting in the 2014 Local and European elections take place today. The BBC and Sky News will broadcast two live results shows to cover both elections. The first airs tonight as the local election results are counted from around the country. The second shows take…

Bit of non-cycling related twittering very pleased to announce I'm joining BBC News as one of their new Deputy News Editors. Start in June. — tobycastle (@tobycastle) May 12, 2014

BBC Newsnight has appointed Nick Hopkins as its Investigations Correspondent. Hopkins, currently Investigations Editor of the Guardian, is one of the UK’s most experienced reporters and was a member of the Guardian team that investigated the Edward Snowden files. He was previously National News Editor…

David Bond – the BBC’s sports editor – is to leave the corporation. Bond is leaving five weeks before the start of the World Cup in Brazil to join PR firm Milltown Partners. “David has spearheaded our sports news coverage, contributing to a step change…

Jeremy Paxman is to step down as presenter of Newsnight after 25 years. He informed Tony Hall, the Director General, and James Harding, the Director of News and Current Affairs, of his decision last summer, but with the appointment of a new editor and following…

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