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Five News Presenter, Natasha Kaplinsky will return to Five News, five months after having a baby. Matt Barbet has presented the 5pm bulletin in Natasha’s absence, with Isla Traquair presenting the 7pm bulletin. She’ll return on Monday 16th February in a part-time role, presenting just…

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Selina Scott has reached a settlement with Channel Five. Sources have told a few newspapers that the payout is likely to be around ?250.000. Scott was reportedly lined up to cover for Natasha Kaplinsky while she was on Maternity leave, but was subsequently overlook. Matt…

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Natasha Kaplinsky has given birth to a baby boy today. The nameless baby’s weight is not yet known. The birth was announced on tonight’s Five News. Five said: “Her colleagues here at Five News are delighted and we’ve sent our best wishes.” Congratulations to Natasha…

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Isla Traquair is joining Natasha Kaplinsky on the New look Five News, which launches on Monday. She’ll be reporting from London and presenting the odd shift. Isla has spent the past two years working for ITN in London. ?It?s a great move. It?s good timing…

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The Five News Blog has the New Five News promo with Natasha Kaplinsky. “..so let’s cut the convention and start the conversation. I’m Natasha and I’m joining Five to bring you news you’ll want to watch.” The promo was shoot at Teddington Studios. Natasha’s first…

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Natasha Kaplinsky has joined five News as a replacement to Kirsty Young. Kaplinsky will present the main 5.30pm and 7pm news bulletins. Her first broadcast will be in 2008. Natasha’s recruitment is part of a plan to refresh and relaunch Five’s pioneering news programming. Natasha…

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Former Five News presenter, Kirsty Young will be the new presenter of Crimewatch and will appear on the programme from January. Young will take over from current presenter Fiona Bruce, who has been in the role for seven years and will continue to work in…

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Jane Dougall has joined Five News and Victoria Gatenby will move over from Sky News. Jane Dougall had been working as a freelancer, prior to that she was a Manchester-based reporter for ITV Granada. Also, Victoria Gatenby will move over from Sky News to provide…