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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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

After a busy month for news coverage in July 2005, BBC News 24 has claimed that it is top for rolling news. The channel reached 15 million homes in July – 39% of the UK’s multichannel homes, compared to 13… Read more

Breakfast presenter Natasha Kaplinsky is to co-present the BBC’s Six O’clock News with George Alagiah when Sophie Raworth goes on maternity leave near the end of the year, the BBC has confirmed. Natasha, one of the corporation’s rising stars, joined… Read more