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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation ( business divisionBBC ) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs. The department is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. The service maintains 50 foreign news bureaux with more than 250 correspondents around the world. James Harding has been Director of News and... read more


The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster. It is headquartered at Broadcasting House in London, and is the world's oldest national broadcasting organisation and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with over 20,950 staff in total, of whom 16,672 are in public sector broadcasting; including part-time, flexible as well as fixed contract staff, the total number is 35,402.The BBC is established under a Royal Charter and operates under its... read more

BBC Nine O'Clock News

The ''BBC Nine O'Clock News'' was the flagship HDTVBBC News programme. It was launched on 14 September 1970 and ran until 13 October 2000, when it was controversially replaced by the '' BBC Ten O'Clock News ''.==History==The first week was presented by BBC Ten O'Clock NewsRobert Dougall , followed by Richard Baker and Richard BakerKenneth Kendall , each presenting five consecutive nightly bulletins. The choice of these three was significant as it echoed the first BBC television bulletins of... read more

BBC News Online

BBC News Online is the website of BBC News , the division of the BBC NewsBBC responsible for newsgathering and production. The website is the most frequently accessed BBC NewsBBCnews website in the United Kingdom, and forms a major part of BBC NewsBBCnews websiteBBC Online (), which records around 40 million unique users a week (around 60 to 70% of visitors are from the UK). Martin State: Press Gazette, 30 October 2007The website contains international news coverage, as well as British, entertainment,... read more

BBC World News

BBC World News is the BBC 's international news and current affairs television channel. It has the largest audience of any BBC channel, with an estimated 76 million viewers weekly in 2014, part of the estimated 265 million users of the BBC's four main international news services. Launched on 11 March 1991 as BBCBBC World Service Television outside Europe, its name was changed to BBC World on 16 January 1995 and to BBC World News on 21 April 2008. It broadcasts BBCBBC World Service Televisiontelevision... read more

BBC News (TV channel)

BBC News (also referred to as the BBC News Channel) is the BBC's 24-hour rolling news television network in the United Kingdom. The channel launched as BBC News 24 on 9 November 1997 at 17:30 as part of the BBC's foray into digital domestic television channels, becoming the first competitor to BBCSky News, which had been running since 1989. TV Home For a time, looped news, sport and weather bulletins were available to view via BBCSky NewsBBC Red Button.On 22 February 2006, the channel was named ''News... read more

BBC News presentation

The presentation and the identities of the BBC News Channel, the international counterpart BBC World News and the BBC Parliament coverage channel use specific identities that demonstrate their remit and purpose.===1997 "Flags and Drums"===The original BBC News 24 ident incorporated fictional flagsBBC News 24 was launched at 5.30pm on 9 November 1997 as a domestic news channel operating 24 hours a day. It acted as a sister channel to BBC World which had launched two years earlier. As a result of this... read more

BBC News at Nine

The ''BBC News at Nine'' was a nightly news programme on BBC News. It aired Monday to Sunday from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. The programme was fronted by Rebecca Jones, Clive Myrie, or Martine Croxall. The show included a detailed look at the news, as well as analysis with guests and business, sport, newspapers review and weather updates.The bulletin ended on 31 May 2015 and was replaced by ''Outside Source'' and a new edition of ''World News Today''.Between the dates of 26 October and 30 October, the programme... read more

BBC London News

''BBC London News'' (referred to onscreen as ''BBC London'') is the BBC's regional television news programme for Greater London. Its local competitor is ''ITV News London'', which is produced by ITN for ITV London.''BBC London News'' is broadcast seven days a week on BBC One in London and the surrounding areas, with short bulletins during ''BBC Breakfast'', after the ''BBC News at One'', and after the ''BBC News at Ten''. The flagship programme airs between 18:30 and 18:55 each weekday evening and... read more

Spotlight (BBC News)

''Spotlight'' is the BBC's regional TV news programme for the South West of England, covering Cornwall, Devon, Isles of Scilly, southern and western Somerset, western Dorset and the Channel Islands. There is also a special version of the programme for viewers in the Channel Islands. The main version of the programme broadcasts between 18:30 and 19:00 on weekdays, with shorter bulletins at other times. The programme can be viewed anywhere in the UK (and Europe) on Sky channel 967/968 on the BBC UK... read more

BBC News at Ten

The ''BBC News at Ten''also known as the ''BBC Ten O'Clock News'' or the ''Ten O'Clock News''is the flagship evening news programme for British television channel BBC One and the BBC News channel. It is presented by Huw Edwards, and deputised by Fiona Bruce. It is the final comprehensive news programme of the day on BBC One. The programme was controversially moved from 9:00pm on 16 October 2000. The main presenter simultaneously holds the lead presenter role for major events and breaking news for... read more

Portal:BBC/BBC news archive

This page contains links to archives of stories that previously appeared on the Portal:BBC/BBC news page. read more

BBC News at Six

The ''BBC News at Six'' is the evening news programme broadcast each night on British television channel BBC One and the BBC News channel at 18:00. For a long period the ''News at Six'' was the most watched news programme in the UK but since 2006 it has been over taken by the ''BBC News at Ten''. On average it pulls in 4 million viewers. Broadcast George Alagiah is the programme's main presenter, BBC Press Office, 15 October 200http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4994720.stm 'Prancing' BBC News... read more

BBC News at One

The ''BBC News at One'' is the afternoon news bulletin from the BBC. Produced by BBC News, the programme is broadcast on BBC One and the BBC News channel every weekday at 1:00pm. The programme is usually presented by Sophie Raworth every Monday to Thursday and Kate Silverton on Friday.The ''BBC News at One'' achieved an average reach of 2.7 million viewers per bulletin in 2007, making it the most watched programme on UK daytime television.== History ==''BBC One O'Clock News'' with Martyn Lewis in... read more

BBC News at Five

The ''BBC News at Five'' is an hour-long daily news programme broadcast at 17:00 on BBC News. The programme is fronted by ''BBC News at Ten'' presenter Huw Edwards the BBC's lead presenter for major breaking news from Monday to Thursday, Gavin Esler on Friday and various presenters on Saturday–Sunday. The show includes a detailed look at the news, as well as analysis with guests and business, sport and weather updates.Unlike most other BBC News Channel bulletins, ''News at Five'' is presented... read more


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