Emily Maitlis Suffers Coughing Fit

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The BBC today announced that Annita McVeigh, Ben Brown and Geeta Guru-Murthy have been appointed as chief presenters for the BBC News Channel. They join the chief presenter team of Matthew Amroliwala, Christian Fraser, Lucy Hockings and Maryam Moshiri in the UK, with Sumi Somaskanda and Caitríona Perry in Washington DC and Steve Lai in...

Kirsty Wark BBC Newsnight

The BBC today announced a new round of budget cuts to its news division. BBC Newsnight will be cut by ten minutes and will share resources and reporters with BBC News. It will no longer have any dedicated Newsnight reporters. Newsnight will also lose it’s investigative format and revert to a studio-based debate format. Newsnight’s...

Nicholas Witchell at Buckingham Palace as Rushi Sunak becames Prime Minister

Nicholas Witchell will retire as the BBC’s Royal Correspondent next year. He became royal and diplomatic correspondent in 1998. Witchell was the first journalist to broadcast the confirmed news of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales and provided live radio commentary from outside Westminster Abbey at her funeral. The BBC said: “After 47 fantastic...