BBC News

BBC Look North presenter Colin Briggs has retired. He has been the face of BBC breakfast and lunch bulletins in the North East & Cumbria for decades. Colin started off in women’s magazines before settling into motoring journalism, PR and… Read more

Mike Bushell, sports presenter for BBC Breakfast, is the sixth celebrity contestant confirmed for the brand new series of Strictly Come Dancing. “I am so excited to be joining this year’s Strictly Come Dancing,” said Mike. “I’ve heard so many… Read more

On Monday 15th July 2019, the BBC revamped its news output to include the BBC’s new corporate font: BBC Reith. This included changes to BBC News at One, Six and Ten, and BBC News Channel programmes, Afternoon Live, Newsroom Live… Read more

It’s rumoured the revamp of BBC News will go ahead on Monday 15th July 2019. This will include the introduction of the new BBC corporate font: BBC Reith. Terrible news! The BBC is replacing the iconic Gill Sans with its… Read more

Kirsty Young has announced she is to step down as host of Desert Island Discs. Lauren Laverne, who has been filling in for Kirsty due to health problems, will continue to host Desert Island Discs for the foreseeable future. “After… Read more

The BBC today confirm the date and time of its first Conservative leadership debate. ‘Our Next Prime Minister’ will air at 8pm on Tuesday 18th June 2019, where Emily Maitlis puts the future UK Prime Minister to the test as… Read more

BBC News correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones has revealed he has Parkinson’s disease. “A couple of people have noticed my hand shaking in my live 5G broadcast today. So seems a good time to reveal that I’ve recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s,”… Read more

BBC News will host a TV debate between the Conservative leadership candidates. The debate moderated by Emily Maitlis will take place in mid June, and all remaining candidates in the leadership race will be invited to take part in the… Read more

Jane Hill returned to BBC News this afternoon following a six month break. The reason Jane was missing in action was unknown until she thanked NHS staff in a tweet earlier this evening. “Big day today. On air for the… Read more

Sports correspondent Richard Conway has announced he is leaving the BBC later this year. “Some personal news – I’m leaving the BBC this summer after 8 amazing years reporting sports news,” Richard told his Twitter followers. “Thank you for listening,… Read more

Simon McCoy with a puntastic dog story… Happy days!