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The Freeview TV guide will be updated and expanded on Wednesday (3 September) to create extra capacity for new services. As a result, the children and news channels will be moving to new EPG numbers. BBC News will move from channel 80 to 130, while…

Our friends over at TV Live have this morning been tweeting images and videos of television coverage on the day Princess Diana died. She died 17-years-ago as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris,…

Matthew Amroliwala presented his final BBC News Channel bulletin today ahead of his move to BBC World News. He will present ‘Global’ on World News from next month, replacing Jon Sopel, who recently became the corporation’s North America Editor. His fellow presenter, Jane Hill, tweeted…

The second Scottish independence referendum leaders’ debate takes place this evening, live on the BBC. As the people of Scotland prepare to vote in next month’s referendum on whether to break away from the rest of the UK, Glenn Campbell chairs the debate between First…

The BBC will broadcast a range of programmes today to mark the centenary of the First World War. From 9.10am on BBC One, Huw Edwards introduces live coverage of the service from Glasgow Cathedral attended by the Prince of Wales, who reflects on the contribution…

For aficionados of car-crash TV, tomorrow's @BBCNewsnight may be unmissable: I am presenting for the first time. Yikes — Robert Peston (@Peston) July 28, 2014

The civil war in Syria is well into its fourth year and is having a devastating impact on the lives of the country’s children, with tens of thousands having been killed or wounded. In a documentary that will air on BBC Two tonight, the BBC’s…

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…

BBC News has today announced the appointment of Nikki Fox to the newly created role of Disability Correspondent. Fox is a Sony Award-winning journalist and broadcaster who has made a number of documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 live. She also regularly appears…

BBC News presenter George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer. In a statement released today, the BBC said “George will be off air for a while as he undergoes treatment. “He is grateful for all the good wishes he has received thus far and…

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius continues this week as the Olympic athlete is cross-examined by lead prosecutor Gerrie Nel. In the early hours of 14 February 2013, Reeva Steenkamp was shot and killed by Pistorius at his home in Pretoria. The Olympian was taken…

The second European debate between Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and UKIP leader Nigel Farage takes place this evening. The hour-long debate, hosted by the BBC, will be broadcast live on BBC Two, BBC News Channel and on Sky News. It…

Sky News has confirmed it will broadcast live coverage of LBC’s ‘Clegg vs Farage In Or Out Of The EU?’ debate on Wednesday 26th March. Kay Burley will present live coverage before and after the debate, where Liberal Democrats leader, Nick Clegg, goes head-to-head at…

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will deliver the Budget later today, his fifth since taking office in May 2010. This is the Chancellor’s penultimate budget of this parliament as the next general election is scheduled for May 7th, 2015. He is expected to…

BBC News today announced the appointment of two new editors to further strengthen its on-air reporting and analysis of health and education. Penny Marshall, currently Social Affairs Editor for ITV News, is appointed Education Editor, while Hugh Pym, currently Chief Economics Correspondent for BBC News,…

BBC News Promo: Budget 2014

LBC Radio and BBC News will each host a live debate on Britain’s future in Europe between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage. The first hour-long debate will take place on LBC radio on Wednesday 26 March, and will be hosted by Nick Ferrari in front…

Tonight @bbclaurak presents @BBCNewsnight for the first time since joining the programme. Tune in at 10.30pm. pic.twitter.com/8IgiQZrOtk — BBC News Press Team (@BBCNewsPR) February 20, 2014

Lifetime Achievement Award And the final award of the night goes to BBC investigative reporter Peter Taylor, who is awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Journalist of the Year The BBC’s Jeremy Bowen has been named Journalist of the Year 2012/2013 at the RTS awards tonight! He was up against ITV News’ Bill Neely and Mark Stone of Sky News. Behind every great man….producer of RTS Television Journalist of the…

Camera Operator of the Year RTS Camera Operator of the Year is Darren Conway for BBC News, seeing off AP’s Raul Gallego Abellan and CNN’s Mark Phillips

Innovative News The winner of Innovative News 2012/2013 is ‘Don’t Panic: The Truth About Population’ from Wingspan for BBC Two

Nation and Regions News Programme BBC East Midlands Today has been won the award for Nations and Regions News Programme, seeing off BBC Newsline and ITV Calendar. Congratulations Royal Television Society Nations and Regions News Programme award: BBC East Midlands Today — Michael Crick (@MichaelLCrick)…

BBC Newsnight goes Lego.. Tuesday’s Newsnight closed with a Lego remake of the studio and Jeremy Paxman..

The BBC, ITN, Sky, ABC News, NBC News and Reuters have signed an open letter to the Egyptian authorities concerning foreign correspondent Peter Greste and two more Al Jazeera journalists. Since 29 December last year the foreign correspondent Peter Greste has been held with two…

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the Television Journalism Awards 2012/2013. The awards, for news and current affairs, recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are received in the UK and by the agencies which supply UK news broadcasters….

Mike Wooldridge looks back on the career of BBC News presenter Komla Dumor, who has died at the age of 41.

BBC News presenter Komla Dumor has died at the young age of 41. Komla was born in Accra, Ghana, in 1972, and was one of Ghana’s best known journalists. He joined the BBC in 2007 after a decade of broadcast journalism in Ghana, where he…

BBC celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first ever TV weather forecast today. George Cowling – a 32-year-old Met Office forecaster – became the first TV weatherman to present the five-minute live broadcast on 11 January 1954 from the BBC studios in Lime Grove. Liz…

BBC News presenter Carrie Gracie bided farewell to the News Channel this morning after 13 years as one of its main presenters. Carrie is moving on to a newly-created post at BBC News, the corporation’s first China Editor. She will start the role in spring…

The BBC today announced it will launch five new subscription-free HD channels on Tuesday 10th December, including BBC News HD. The other four channels are BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD and will be available on Freeview HD, Freesat HD,…

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, will deliver his fourth Autumn Statement this morning. The statement, which takes place at 11.15am in the House of Commons, provides an update on the government’s plans for the economy based on the latest forecasts from the Office…

Laura Kuenssberg will be joining BBC Newsnight as Chief Correspondent from mid-February 2014. Laura, who joined ITV News as Business Editor in 2011, will also regularly present the programme. Kuenssberg is the latest in a series of appointments made by new Newsnight Editor Ian Katz…

This morning, Her Majesty the Queen will lead the nation’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations from the Cenotaph in Whitehall. The prime minister, leading politicians, representatives of many of the world’s religions, dignitaries from around the Commonwealth and military leaders join thousands of veterans from countless conflicts…

Below are images of Susanna Reid on the second week of Strictly Come Dancing 2013, including a recap of last week’s routine. Susanna and her professional dance partner Kevin Clifton was the first pair to perform on tonight’s show and tangoed to Bruno Mars’ Locked…

The BBC today announced the death of foreign correspondent Jon Leyne. The 55-year-old ended his Cairo posting earlier this year after suffering from severe headaches. He returned to Britain for treatment and was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. Fran Unsworth, Acting Director of BBC…

BBC foreign correspondent Jon Leyne has died at the age of 55. Earlier this year, Jon ended his Cairo posting early after suffering from severe headaches. He returned to Britain for treatment and was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour. “Jon was a brave and…

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