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Ben Hunte has been announced as the first LGBT Correspondent for BBC News. The newly created role will report on the stories, issues and debates surrounding sexuality and gender and focus on providing insight and analysis on matters affecting the… Read more

Fiona Bruce has been announced as the new presenter for BBC One’s Question Time. “It is an honour to be asked to take on one of the great political programmes of the BBC. Particularly at a time of such historic… Read more

Background Fail on BBC News’ Beyond 100 Days.

News presenter Richard Baker, who introduced the first TV news bulletin on the BBC in 1954, has died at the aged of 93. The son of a plasterer, Baker was born in Willesden, North London, and educated at the former… Read more

Faisal Islam has been appointed the new Economics Editor for BBC News. Faisal, who currently serves as Political Editor at Sky News, has over a decade of economic journalism experience. Having graduated with an economics degree, he previously held positions… Read more

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget speech later today (29th Oct 2018). The speech will take place at 3.30pm, making three aspects of the timing relatively unusual. Firstly, it is earlier in the year than… Read more

The BBC News Channel and BBC World are showing repeats of their 2pm hours following a glitch with the BBC’s output software. Source says that there are currently many people in the gallery attempting to fix the issue. BBC News… Read more

Personal news: extremely excited to be (re)joining the BBC as its first ever full-time Cyber Security Specialist. Leaving Sky News in a couple of weeks after 5 brilliant years. Looking forward to investigating cyber issues for the World Service and… Read more

Afternoon Live with Simon McCoy – BBC News Promo 2018

BBC News presenter Rachael Bland has revealed that she has “only got days” to live. Writing on Twitter this afternoon, the 40-year-old, said: “In the words of the legendary Frank S – I’m afraid the time has come my friends…. Read more

BBC News presenter Kate Silverton will be a celebrity contestant on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing. “I’m excited to confirm that I will be swapping the newsroom for the ballroom and joining this year’s wonderful Strictly family,” said Kate “It’s… Read more

The BBC has announced two senior appointments. Kamal Ahmed has been appointed Editorial Director and Gavin Allen as Head of News Output. Kamal joined the BBC in 2014 as Business Editor, moving to the role of Economics Editor two years… Read more