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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…

On 22 March 2017, a terrorist attack in London began on Westminster Bridge, and continued into Parliament Square. Five people died including a policeman and the attacker, 52-year-old Briton, Khalid Masood. BBC News ITV News Sky News Channel 4 News 5 News Good Morning Britain

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…

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…

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…

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…

Donald Trump will later today be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. The BBC, ITV and Sky News will have special live programmes from Washington as Mr Trump takes the Oath of Office. BBC One and ITV’s coverage start at 4pm,…

Millions of Americans will vote today as the country decides who will be its next President – Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump. It has been one of the most contentious presidential contests in living memory, with Clinton’s campaign proving controversial because of…

Former BBC correspondent Chris Simpson has died unexpectedly in Senegal at the age of 53. He worked for the BBC in Angola during the civil war in the 1990s, in Rwanda in the aftermath of the genocide and was also posted to Senegal and the…

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